Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Triple Keel
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 23.95 ft
LWL: 19.03 ft
S.A. (reported): 244.00 ft²
Beam: 8.53 ft
Displacement: 4,189.00 lb
Ballast: 1,001.00 lb
Max Draft: 2.62 ft
Construction: Plywood/FG
First Built: 1968
# Built: 100
Builder: Penryn Boatbuilding
Designer: Rodney Warington Smyth

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: SAAB
Type: Diesel
HP: 10
Fuel: 11 gals


Water: 13 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 15.07
Bal. / Displ.: 23.90
Disp: / Len: 271.36
Comfort Ratio: 18.16
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.12
Hull Speed: 5.85 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 580.01 pounds/inch

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Builders: Penryn Boatbuilding Co. (UK)
Associations: Falmouth Gypsy
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Most boats are the GYPSY II with FG hull and plywood deck.
A few boats are all glass, (GYPSY III).
A number were sold as kits for owner completion.
Most recent bulder: Trecarne Boats of Cornwall.