Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Catamaran (no boards/asym.)
Rigging Type: Cat (rotating spar)
LOA: 14.00 ft / 4.27 m
S.A. (reported): 118.00 ft² / 10.96 m²
Beam: 7.67 ft / 2.34 m
Displacement: 240.00 lb / 109 kg
Max Draft: 0.67 ft / 0.20 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1967
Builder: Hobie Cat (USA)
Designer: Hobie Alter

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S.A. / Displ.: 48.93

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Designers: Hobie Alter
Builders: Hobie Cat
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The first Hobie Cat and one of the most popular catamarans ever, though soon eclipsed in sheer numbers by the even more successful HOBIE 16.
A TURBO version added a jib. (Total SA: 148 sq. ft./13.75m2.)
Discontinued for sale in the US in 2004.
Production continued in Europe for a few more years.