Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 27.88 ft
LWL: 24.75 ft
S.A. (reported): 345.00 ft²
Beam: 10.33 ft
Displacement: 6,394.00 lb
Ballast: 2,645.00 lb
Max Draft: 5.33 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1983
Last Built: 1987
# Built: 1200
Builder: Kelt Marine (FRA)
Designer: Gilles Vaton/Patrick Roseo

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 16.07
Bal. / Displ.: 41.37
Disp: / Len: 188.28
Comfort Ratio: 17.15
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.23
S#: 2.73
Hull Speed: 6.67 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 913.53 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 34.80 ft
J: 10.30 ft
P: 33.50 ft
E: 9.90 ft
S.A. Fore: 179.22 ft²
S.A. Main: 165.83 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 345.05 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 16.08
Est. Forestay Length: 36.29 ft

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Designers: Gilles Vaton
Builders: Kelt Marine
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Also known as the KELT 29 and later became the FEELING 29.

Disp.: 3130 kg./6900 lbs.
Swing keel: 370 kg./816 lbs.
Grounding shoe: 1100 kg./2425 lbs.
tot. Ballast: 1470/3240
BU:2.25'/0.69m BD: 5.67'/1.73m

Under the various names it is thought that more than 1200 of this design have been built.

I: 38.00'/11.58m
J: 10.30'/3.14m
P: 33.30'/10.15m
E: 9.50'/2.90m