Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Cutter
LOA: 53.00 ft
LWL: 43.00 ft
S.A. (reported): 1,023.00 ft²
Beam: 14.25 ft
Displacement: 46,194.00 lb
Max Draft: 7.00 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1986
Builder: Mao Ta Shipyard, (Taiwan)
Designer: Kaufmann & Ladd

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Perkins
Model: 236
Type: Diesel
Fuel: 100 gals


Water: 140 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 12.77
Disp: / Len: 259.38
Comfort Ratio: 45.12
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.59
S#: 1.66
Hull Speed: 8.79 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 2,189.42 pounds/inch

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2 nd ad half width

3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 61.00 ft
J: 19.00 ft
P: 55.40 ft
E: 16.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 579.50 ft²
S.A. Main: 443.20 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 1,022.70 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 12.77
Est. Forestay Length: 63.89 ft

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Designers: F. Michael Kaufman
Robert Ladd
Builders: Mao Ta Shipyard (TAIWAN)
Related Sailboats: SKYE 51
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A later and lengthened version of the SKYE 51.
Available as cutter or ketch.