Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 37.17 ft
LWL: 30.67 ft
S.A. (reported): 698.00 ft²
Beam: 12.17 ft
Displacement: 16,220.00 lb
Ballast: 6,675.00 lb
Max Draft: 5.75 ft
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1980
Builder: Graves Yacht Yard (USA)
Designer: J. Taylor

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Fuel: 50 gals


Water: 100 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 17.49
Bal. / Displ.: 41.15
Disp: / Len: 250.99
Comfort Ratio: 27.56
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.93
S#: 2.21
Hull Speed: 7.42 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,333.68 pounds/inch

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3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 49.90 ft
J: 15.60 ft
P: 44.50 ft
E: 13.90 ft
S.A. Fore: 389.22 ft²
S.A. Main: 309.28 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 698.50 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 17.51
Est. Forestay Length: 52.28 ft
Mast Height from DWL: 54.60 ft

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Designers: Jim Taylor
Builders: Graves Yacht Yard (USA)
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The STARFLIGHT 38 was built to this same design by Starflight Yachts of Waterloo Ontario, CAN.
The numbers built for either one is unknown.