Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 45.73 ft
LWL: 35.63 ft
S.A. (reported): 936.00 ft²
Beam: 13.62 ft
Displacement: 24,250.00 lb
Ballast: 9,479.00 lb
Max Draft: 7.22 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1988
Builder: Cantiere del Pardo (ITA)
Designer: German Frers

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Yanmar
Type: Diesel
HP: 62
Fuel: 55 gals


Water: 106 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 17.95
Bal. / Displ.: 39.09
Disp: / Len: 239.34
Comfort Ratio: 29.93
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.89
S#: 2.37
Hull Speed: 8.00 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,733.96 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 58.73 ft
J: 17.40 ft
P: 52.15 ft
E: 16.30 ft
S.A. Fore: 510.95 ft²
S.A. Main: 425.02 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 935.97 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 17.95
Est. Forestay Length: 61.25 ft

Sailboat Links

Designers: German Frers
Builders: Grand Soleil (Cantiere del Pardo)
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In his own book, the designer, German Frers, calls this design the GRAND SOLEIL 44.