Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Twin Daggerboards
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 13.52 ft / 4.12 m
LWL: 12.63 ft / 3.85 m
S.A. (reported): 107.00 ft² / 9.94 m²
Beam: 4.76 ft / 1.45 m
Displacement: 172.00 lb / 78 kg
Max Draft: 2.20 ft / 0.67 m
Min Draft: 0.36 ft / 0.11 m
Construction: Wood/FG
First Built: 1961
Last Built: 1978
Builder: Atlanta Bootsbau (GER)
Designer: Klaus Scheeberger

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 55.39
Disp: / Len: 38.11
Comfort Ratio: 2.58
Capsize Screening Formula: 3.42
Hull Speed: 4.76 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 214.81 pounds/inch

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Builders: Atlanta Bootsbau (GER)
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A dinghy a number of unique features including twin (side by side) daggerboards or centerboards.The first version was of plywood construction (S6). with vertically retractable lee boards.
Somewhat later, a FG version (S6R) with folding/pivoting lee boards.
Alternate cat rig, (mast in forward position) SA=8.5m2/91 sq.ft.