Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Cutter
LOA: 45.00 ft
LWL: 39.58 ft
S.A. (reported): 911.00 ft²
Beam: 12.92 ft
Displacement: 33,000.00 lb
Ballast: 10,000.00 lb
Max Draft: 6.46 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1978
Builder: Formosa Yachts
Designer: Doug Peterson (unauthorized)

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 14.23
Bal. / Displ.: 30.30
Disp: / Len: 237.60
Comfort Ratio: 40.99
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.61
S#: 2.00
Hull Speed: 8.43 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,827.19 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 53.00 ft
J: 19.30 ft
P: 47.00 ft
E: 17.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 511.45 ft²
S.A. Main: 399.50 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 910.95 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 14.23
Est. Forestay Length: 56.40 ft

Sailboat Links

Builders: Formosa Boat Building Co. Ltd.
Associations: Kelley-Peterson 44 Cutter Web Site
Related Sailboats: KELLY-PETERSON 44
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Yet another altered version of the KELLY-PETERSON 44 (PETERSON 44 CUTTER), first offered in 1976.
(Often, as in this case, with out the payment of design royalties.)
To make the boat longer, it is said that builders simply added an incremental distance between each station on the original plans.