Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 30.00 ft / 9.14 m
LWL: 23.00 ft / 7.01 m
S.A. (reported): 368.00 ft² / 34.19 m²
Beam: 8.42 ft / 2.57 m
Displacement: 7,000.00 lb / 3,175 kg
Max Draft: 4.25 ft / 1.30 m
Construction: Wood planked
First Built: 1956
# Built: 130
Builder: Holiday Yachts Inc. (NED)
Designer: Van De Stadt

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Palmer
Type: Gas
HP: 22

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 16.14
Disp: / Len: 256.84
Comfort Ratio: 25.23
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.76
Hull Speed: 6.43 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 691.97 pounds/inch

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Sailboat Links

Designers: E. G. Van de Stadt
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VDS #42. Thank to 'davetuemmler' for additional information. He was told that approximately 130 were built.
A keel/cb model was also available.
Draft BU:3.25' BD: 6.25'
It is thought that most 'Holiday's were built at the van de Stadt yard primarily for export to the US.