Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Triple Keel
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 31.50 ft
LWL: 26.75 ft
S.A. (reported): 409.00 ft²
Beam: 9.00 ft
Displacement: 11,600.00 lb
Ballast: 4,100.00 lb
Max Draft: 3.67 ft
Construction: Wood/FG/double chine
Ballast Type: Iron
First Built: 1968
# Built: 250
Builder: Golden Hind Marine/Newson Boatbuilders
Designer: Maurice Griffiths

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 12.81
Bal. / Displ.: 35.34
Disp: / Len: 270.54
Comfort Ratio: 34.08
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.59
S#: 1.59
Hull Speed: 6.93 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 860.23 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 33.50 ft
J: 12.50 ft
P: 28.00 ft
E: 14.25 ft
S.A. Fore: 209.38 ft²
S.A. Main: 199.50 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 408.88 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 12.81
Est. Forestay Length: 35.76 ft

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Designers: Maurice Griffiths
Associations: Eventide Owners Group (UK)
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Designed for amateur builder of plywood construction though the majority have been professionally built.
New version with fiberglass hull introduced in 1978.
Updated version with cutter rig from Golden Hind Marine (GOLDEN HIND 31 MKII) (1992).