Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/transom hung rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 8.53 m
LWL: 7.16 m
S.A. (reported): 33.82 m²
Beam: 2.64 m
Displacement: 3,084 kg
Max Draft: 1.52 m
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: 23 L

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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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 10.52 m
J: 3.35 m
P: 8.84 m
E: 3.66 m
S.A. Fore: 17.63 m²
S.A. Main: 16.17 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 33.79 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 16.27
Est. Forestay Length: 11.04 m

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.