Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin Keel
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 22.50 ft / 6.86 m
LWL: 16.00 ft / 4.88 m
S.A. (reported): 235.00 ft² / 21.83 m²
Beam: 6.00 ft / 1.83 m
Displacement: 3,827.00 lb / 1,736 kg
Ballast: 1,650.00 lb / 748 kg
Max Draft: 3.50 ft / 1.07 m
Construction: Wood planked
Ballast Type: Iron
First Built: 1906
# Built: 14
Builder: J. Hilditch Carrickfergus
Designer: Linton Hope

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 15.41
Bal. / Displ.: 43.11
Disp: / Len: 417.11
Comfort Ratio: 30.26
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.54
Hull Speed: 5.36 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 343.02 pounds/inch

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One of oldest one-classes still racing. (Originally BELFAST ONE-DESIGN?) Sometimes called FAIRY CLASS.
Originally a gaff head sloop.
The first 14 boats were built for members of the Enniskillen Yacht Club.
A centenary race was held at the Lough Erne Yacht Club in 2006.
At last account, at least 10 boats are maintained and racing on Belfast Lough, Ireland. (Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club)
A photo has been promised.