Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Cutter
LOA: 15.34 m
LWL: 12.80 m
S.A. (reported): 98.66 m²
Beam: 4.34 m
Displacement: 15,955 kg
Ballast: 6,509 kg
Max Draft: 1.98 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1973
Last Built: 1985
# Built: 23
Builder: Ta Yang (TAIWAN)
Designer: Eva Hollman

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Lehman
Type: Diesel
HP: 61

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 15.89
Bal. / Displ.: 40.80
Disp: / Len: 211.95
Comfort Ratio: 35.51
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.74
S#: 2.49
Hull Speed: 8.68 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 2,138.51 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 17.88 m
J: 6.91 m
P: 16.42 m
E: 4.78 m
S.A. Fore: 61.78 m²
S.A. Main: 39.21 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 100.99 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 16.27
Est. Forestay Length: 19.17 m

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Designers: Eva-M. Hollmann
Builders: Ta Yang Yacht Building Co. Ltd.
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The FD 12 (or FLYING DUTCHMAN 12) was imported into the USA by Willem Eickholt and Associates. some 25 FD-12s were built by the Ta Yang (Tayana) yard in Taiwan from the mid 70's to mid 80's.