Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 4.17 m
LWL: 3.81 m
S.A. (reported): 10.22 m²
Beam: 1.88 m
Displacement: 120 kg
Max Draft: 1.16 m
Min Draft: 0.15 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1983
Last Built: 1986
Builder: Coast Catamaran (USA)
Designer: Ron Holder

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 42.70
Disp: / Len: 60.57
Comfort Ratio: 2.82
Capsize Screening Formula: 3.84
S#: 8.17
Hull Speed: 4.74 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 275.58 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 4.05 m
J: 1.27 m
P: 5.03 m
E: 2.36 m
S.A. Fore: 2.57 m²
S.A. Main: 5.92 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 8.49 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 35.49
Est. Forestay Length: 4.25 m

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Designers: Ron Holder
Builders: Hobie Cat
Related Sailboats: VAGABOND 14
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Nearly the same as the VAGABOND 14. Vagabond was purchased by Coast Catamaran in 1982 (builders of the Hobie Cat and owned by Coleman Company Inc.) and called the HOBIE ONE-14.
Also sold as the O'DAY 14 and the MONARCH 14.
Rig dimension (I,J,P,E) shown here are actually for HOLDER 14 MKII.
Thanks to Judy Blumhorst, of for providing this information.