Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 13.94 m
LWL: 10.86 m
S.A. (reported): 86.96 m²
Beam: 4.15 m
Displacement: 11,000 kg
Ballast: 4,300 kg
Max Draft: 2.20 m
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: 208 L


Water: 401 L

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: 17.90 m
J: 5.30 m
P: 15.90 m
E: 4.97 m
S.A. Fore: 47.47 m²
S.A. Main: 39.49 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 86.95 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 17.95
Est. Forestay Length: 18.67 m

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.