Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 23.62 ft / 7.20 m
LWL: 20.00 ft / 6.10 m
S.A. (reported): 329.00 ft² / 30.57 m²
Beam: 7.87 ft / 2.40 m
Displacement: 3,700.00 lb / 1,678 kg
Ballast: 1,850.00 lb / 839 kg
Max Draft: 3.77 ft / 1.15 m
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1966
Builder: Stoddart Bros Marine (AU)
Designer: Warwick Hood

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 22.06
Bal. / Displ.: 50.00
Disp: / Len: 206.47
Comfort Ratio: 17.36
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.04
Hull Speed: 5.99 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 562.41 pounds/inch

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Designers: Warwick Hood
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The first HOOD 23's came from Hood Boating Company Ltd.
The majority were built at Stoddart Brothers Marine in Queensland.
The design was updated in 1972 and there are at least 4 versions: raised deck (as shown here) standard coach roof, pop-tops, those with shallow draft or keel/cb.