Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 8.50 m
LWL: 7.54 m
S.A. (reported): 32.05 m²
Beam: 3.15 m
Displacement: 2,900 kg
Ballast: 1,200 kg
Max Draft: 1.62 m
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: 10.61 m
J: 3.14 m
P: 10.21 m
E: 3.02 m
S.A. Fore: 16.65 m²
S.A. Main: 15.41 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 32.06 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 16.08
Est. Forestay Length: 11.06 m

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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