Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 13.56 m
LWL: 11.76 m
S.A. (reported): 128.48 m²
Beam: 3.81 m
Displacement: 11,793 kg
Ballast: 4,536 kg
Max Draft: 2.21 m
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 2005
# Built: 8
Builder: Morris Yachts
Designer: David Pedrick

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Yanmar
Model: 4JH
Type: Diesel
HP: 54
Fuel: 189 L


Water: 492 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 25.31
Bal. / Displ.: 38.46
Disp: / Len: 202.13
Comfort Ratio: 34.46
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.69
Hull Speed: 8.32 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,723.13 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

Mast Height from DWL: 20.73 m

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Designers: David Pedrick
Builders: Morris Yachts
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Built primarily for use at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and replacements for the Luders 44 yawls, originally built for the U.S .Naval Academy in the 1960's. It is thought that this is an updated version of the NA 44 of the 1980's. (McCurdy & Rhodes) Also referred to as DEFIANCE class.