Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Catamaran (no boards/asym.)
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 8.23 m
LWL: 6.55 m
S.A. (reported): 38.28 m²
Beam: 4.19 m
Displacement: 2,540 kg
Max Draft: 0.69 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1971
Builder: Heavenly Cruising Yachts Ltd. (UK)
Designer: Pat Patterson

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Fuel: 76 L


Water: 197 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 20.97
Disp: / Len: 251.55
Hull Speed: 6.21 kn

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The heavenly twins has been produced since 1971 in the following variants (major changes/distinguishing features are indicated):

Mk1 - shorter keels and no central nacelle/pod aft of the cockpit, rounded saloon access door

Mk2 - As Mk1 but larger rig, square saloon access door

Mk2A - New Hull mould, incorporating longer keels (fwd) and full length central nacelle

Mk3 - Same hull as MK2A but with new Deck Moulding, incorporating larger aft cabin hatches, additional re-enforcement under mast/above saloon door

Mk4 - Solid foredeck, improvements inside.

HT27 - Hull/Deck join lifted 100mm, giving height for a "stoop-thru" passage in stbd hull, deck mould altered beneath mast to give standing headroom in saloon