Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 16.00 ft / 4.88 m
S.A. (reported): 125.00 ft² / 11.61 m²
Beam: 5.91 ft / 1.80 m
Displacement: 650.00 lb / 295 kg
Max Draft: 2.00 ft / 0.61 m
Min Draft: 0.33 ft / 0.10 m
Construction: Wood/hot molded veneer
First Built: 1957
Builder: Fairey Marine (UK)
Designer: Charles Currey

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 26.69
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.73

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Builders: Fairey Marine Ltd
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Charles Currey was an olympic silver medalist (1952 in the FINN class) and manager of Fairey Marine after WWII.
It is said that Fairey also built a fixed keel version with a small cuddy/cabin called the FAIREY FAUN.