Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 16.21 m
LWL: 11.81 m
S.A. (reported): 89.84 m²
Beam: 3.99 m
Displacement: 18,144 kg
Ballast: 5,443 kg
Max Draft: 2.23 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1966
Last Built: 1973
# Built: 22
Builder: Tylers Boat Co.Southern Ocean Shipyards Ltd. (UK)
Designer: E. G. van de Stadt

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Perkins
Type: Diesel
HP: 72

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 13.29
Bal. / Displ.: 30.00
Disp: / Len: 306.90
Comfort Ratio: 46.75
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.53
Hull Speed: 8.34 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,811.03 pounds/inch

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vds design #158.
When introduced, this was the worlds largest 'series-built' FG yacht.
Center and aft cockpit versions. Sloop or ketch.
In 1977, it was on a GALLANT 53 that Naomi James became the first woman to sail around the world single handed.