Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Definitions
Hull Type: Twin Daggerboards
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 16.73 ft / 5.10 m
S.A. (reported): 153.92 ft² / 14.30 m²
Beam: 5.91 ft / 1.80 m
Displacement: 374.79 lb / 170 kg
Max Draft: 2.69 ft / 0.82 m
Min Draft: 0.59 ft / 0.18 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1970
# Built: 5500
Builder: VEB Yachtwerft / BTM Marine (GER)
Designer: Ulrich Czerwonka

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Sailboat Calculations

Definitions
S.A. / Displ.: 47.43
Capsize Screening Formula: 3.28

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Associations: Ixylon Class Association (Germany)
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Notes

Three models:
Family - Main sail area: 8.8 m² / 94.72 ft²; jib sail area. 3.7 m² / 39.82 ft²
Fun - Main sail area: 8.8 m² / 94.72 ft²; Genoa sail area: 5.5m² / 59.2 ft²
Regatta - Main sail area: 8.8 m² / 94.72 ft²; Genoa sail area: 5.5m² / 59.2 ft²; Spinnaker sail area: 15 m² / 161.46 ft²

Photo above is of a "Fun."

Launched in 1969 with a wood rig. Went into production in 1970. First model was called the "Tourist" built by VEB Yachtwerft in Berlin, Germany.
1973 saw the first aluminum rig.
1996 BTM Marine became the licensed builder.
To date (2023) over 5,500 have been built.