Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 36.17 ft
LWL: 29.00 ft
S.A. (reported): 558.00 ft²
Beam: 11.75 ft
Displacement: 10,500.00 lb
Ballast: 4,000.00 lb
Max Draft: 6.00 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1973
Last Built: 1985
Builder: Lancer Yacht Corp. (USA)
Designer: Bill Lee/Bruce King

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Yanmar
Type: Diesel
HP: 27
Fuel: 30 gals


Water: 50 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 18.68
Bal. / Displ.: 38.10
Disp: / Len: 192.20
Comfort Ratio: 19.57
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.15
S#: 3.00
Hull Speed: 7.22 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,217.54 pounds/inch

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2 nd ad half width

3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 42.00 ft
J: 16.00 ft
P: 37.00 ft
E: 12.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 336.00 ft²
S.A. Main: 222.00 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 558.00 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 18.68
Est. Forestay Length: 44.94 ft

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Designers: Bill Lee
Builders: Lancer Yacht Corp. (USA)
Associations: (orig. brochures and manuals)
Related Sailboats: LANCER 36 (FR)
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The prototype of the Lancer 36 was the successful west coast racer 'Chutzpah' which won the Transpac in 1973 and 1975. A number of different interior and rig options were available. (displayed here with opt. cruising interior).
Shoal draft: 4.92'.