Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 18.16 ft / 5.54 m
S.A. (reported): 200.00 ft² / 18.58 m²
Beam: 5.46 ft / 1.66 m
Displacement: 525.00 lb / 238 kg
Max Draft: 3.75 ft / 1.14 m
Min Draft: 1.92 ft / 0.59 m
Construction: Wood or FG
First Built: 1928
# Built: 1500
Designer: L. E Ted Geary

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 49.24
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.71

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Designers: Ted Geary
Builders: Blanchard Boat Co. (USA)
Clark Boat Company
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Comissioned by the Seattle Yacht Club in 1928.
Originally called the 18' DEVELOPMENT CLASS FLATTIE, or just FLATTIE.
The first builder was the N.J. Blanchard Boat Company.
Racing rules allow the use of 1 trapeze. No spinnaker.