Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 11.53 m
LWL: 8.23 m
S.A. (reported): 54.26 m²
Beam: 3.10 m
Displacement: 5,761 kg
Ballast: 2,767 kg
Max Draft: 1.83 m
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1967
Last Built: 1969
Builder: Hughes Boatworks Ltd.(CAN)
Designer: Sparkman & Stephens

KLSC Leaderboard

KLSC Leaderboard

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Universal
Model: Atomic 4
Type: Gas
Fuel: 45 L


Water: 151 L

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

calculation mobile

2 nd ad half width

3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 13.26 m
J: 4.42 m
P: 11.95 m
E: 4.18 m
S.A. Fore: 29.30 m²
S.A. Main: 24.95 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 54.25 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 17.22
Est. Forestay Length: 13.98 m

Sailboat Links

Designers: Sparkman & Stephens
Builders: Hughes Boat Works
Download Boat Record:


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.