Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/transom hung rudder
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 23.33 ft
LWL: 20.25 ft
S.A. (reported): 248.00 ft²
Beam: 8.17 ft
Displacement: 2,826.00 lb
Ballast: 825.00 lb
Max Draft: 3.80 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1986
Last Built: 1991
# Built: 680
Builder: Beneteau
Designer: Group Finot

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 19.90
Bal. / Displ.: 29.19
Disp: / Len: 151.93
Comfort Ratio: 12.57
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.31
S#: 3.75
Hull Speed: 6.03 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 591.14 pounds/inch

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2 nd ad half width

3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 28.61 ft
J: 7.87 ft
P: 26.41 ft
E: 10.30 ft
S.A. Fore: 112.58 ft²
S.A. Main: 136.01 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 248.59 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 19.95
Est. Forestay Length: 29.67 ft

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Designers: Jean Marie Finot (Groupe Finot)
Builders: Beneteau
Beneteau USA
Associations: Beneteau First 235
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Also available with swing keel
Draft (BD): 5.75'/1.75m
Draft (BU): 2.16'/0.66m
WINGED KEEL draft: 2.75'/0.84m).
Thanks to Clay for providing updated information.