Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/transom hung rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 28.00 ft
LWL: 23.50 ft
S.A. (reported): 364.00 ft²
Beam: 8.67 ft
Displacement: 6,800.00 lb
Max Draft: 5.00 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1976
Builder: Kells Corp. (USA)
Designer: Aborn Smith/Kells Corp.

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Yanmar
Model: YSB-12
Type: Diesel
HP: 12
Fuel: 6 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 16.28
Disp: / Len: 233.91
Comfort Ratio: 23.81
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.83
S#: 2.26
Hull Speed: 6.50 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 728.00 pounds/inch

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3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 34.50 ft
J: 11.00 ft
P: 29.00 ft
E: 12.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 189.75 ft²
S.A. Main: 174.00 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 363.75 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 16.27
Est. Forestay Length: 36.21 ft

Sailboat Links

Designers: Aborn Smith Jr.
Builders: Kells Corp. (USA)
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Promoted as KELLS 28 (OUTRIDER)
An adaptation of the earlier TRUMP 27. Neither one built in great numbers.
Offered factory finished or as a kit.