Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type: Cat Ketch (unstayed)
LOA: 10.59 m
LWL: 9.14 m
S.A. (reported): 47.94 m²
Beam: 3.35 m
Displacement: 5,443 kg
Ballast: 1,724 kg
Max Draft: 2.29 m
Min Draft: 1.07 m
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1979
Last Built: 1983
Builder: Tillotson Pearson Inc, (USA)
Designer: J. Paris/Gary Hoyt

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Yanmar
Model: 2QM
Type: Diesel
HP: 18
Fuel: 95 L


Water: 201 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 15.81
Bal. / Displ.: 31.67
Disp: / Len: 198.41
Comfort Ratio: 24.21
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.93
Hull Speed: 7.34 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,179.13 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

P: 11.81 m
E: 4.88 m
PY: 9.30 m
EY: 3.35 m
S.A. Main: 28.80 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 28.80 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 9.50

Sailboat Links

Designers: Gary Hoyt
Builders: Freedom Yachts
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When introduced the FREEDOM 33 featured freestanding carbon spars, wrap-around/sleeved sails with wishbone type booms, (as shown here: The sleeved sails and wishbones were later abandoned for a more conventional sail attachment arrangement and standard booms.

(A similar scenario took place with the FREEDOM 28.)
Also available with fixed keel. Draft: 4.17ft / 1.28m

This boat was also built in the UK (Western Yachts) and sold as the FREEDOM 35.