Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 13.94 ft / 4.25 m
S.A. (reported): 120.00 ft² / 11.15 m²
Beam: 5.09 ft / 1.55 m
Displacement: 287.00 lb / 130 kg
Max Draft: 3.12 ft / 0.95 m
Min Draft: 0.49 ft / 0.15 m
Construction: Wood/FG
First Built: 1955
Designer: E.G. van de Stadt

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 44.17
Capsize Screening Formula: 3.09

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Designers: E. G. Van de Stadt
Builders: Grampian Marine
Associations: Flying Tern (Netherlands)
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One of the earliest and most popular (to this day) European production GRP sailing dinghy.
Spinnaker and trapeze permitted for racing. See class association for more details.
VDS design #56.