Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Lifting Keel
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 33.00 ft
LWL: 30.50 ft
S.A. (reported): 428.00 ft²
Beam: 8.00 ft
Displacement: 4,000.00 lb
Ballast: 1,900.00 lb
Max Draft: 5.50 ft
Min Draft: 1.83 ft
Construction: FG w/klegecell core
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1982
Last Built: 1987
# Built: 187
Builder: Hobie
Designer: Hobie Alter & Phil Edwards

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 27.25
Bal. / Displ.: 47.50
Disp: / Len: 62.94
Comfort Ratio: 12.39
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.02
S#: 6.85
Hull Speed: 7.40 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 871.84 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 33.83 ft
J: 12.40 ft
P: 35.13 ft
E: 12.50 ft
SPL/TPS: 13.13 ft
ISP: 36.25 ft
S.A. Fore: 209.75 ft²
S.A. Main: 219.56 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 429.31 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 27.33
Est. Forestay Length: 36.03 ft
Mast Height from DWL: 41.00 ft

Sailboat Links

Designers: Hobie Alter
Builders: Hobie Cat
Associations: Hobie 33 Class
Products: Sailboat Trailers
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The HOBIE 33 was available with a drop or fixed keel. Designed to be towed on a US street legal trailer.