Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 11.43 m
LWL: 9.30 m
S.A. (reported): 62.99 m²
Beam: 3.66 m
Displacement: 6,532 kg
Ballast: 2,858 kg
Max Draft: 1.98 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1982
Last Built: 1986
# Built: 39
Builder: Ericson Yachts (USA)
Designer: Bruce King

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 18.39
Bal. / Displ.: 43.75
Disp: / Len: 226.58
Comfort Ratio: 24.94
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.98
S#: 2.55
Hull Speed: 7.40 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,307.76 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 14.33 m
J: 4.95 m
P: 12.88 m
E: 4.27 m
S.A. Fore: 35.48 m²
S.A. Main: 27.48 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 62.95 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 18.38
Est. Forestay Length: 15.16 m

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Designers: Bruce King
Builders: Ericson Yachts (USA)
Associations: Ericson Yachts Information
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Updated version of ERICSON 38 (1980).
Shallow draft: 4.92'/1.50m
Thanks to Christian Williams for providing corrections and layout plan.