Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 37.82 ft
LWL: 27.00 ft
S.A. (reported): 584.00 ft²
Beam: 10.17 ft
Displacement: 12,700.00 lb
Ballast: 6,100.00 lb
Max Draft: 6.00 ft
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1967
Last Built: 1969
Builder: Hughes Boatworks Ltd.(CAN)
Designer: Sparkman & Stephens

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Universal
Model: Atomic 4
Type: Gas
Fuel: 12 gals


Water: 40 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 17.23
Bal. / Displ.: 48.03
Disp: / Len: 288.05
Comfort Ratio: 29.55
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.75
S#: 1.86
Hull Speed: 6.96 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 981.14 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 43.50 ft
J: 14.50 ft
P: 39.20 ft
E: 13.70 ft
S.A. Fore: 315.38 ft²
S.A. Main: 268.52 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 583.90 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 17.22
Est. Forestay Length: 45.85 ft

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Designers: Sparkman & Stephens
Builders: Hughes Boat Works
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Diesel power was available as an option.
S&S Design # 1903. Some hulls were sold to Henry Hinckley Co, where they were fitted with a different deck and sold as the HINCKLEY 38.