Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 44.00 ft
LWL: 30.00 ft
S.A. (reported): 885.00 ft²
Beam: 11.75 ft
Displacement: 27,000.00 lb
Ballast: 8,600.00 lb
Max Draft: 9.00 ft
Min Draft: 4.25 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1959
# Built: 14
Builder: Mercer RP/Cape Cod Shipbuilding
Designer: William Tripp Jr..

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Fuel: 68 gals


Water: 110 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 15.80
Bal. / Displ.: 31.85
Disp: / Len: 446.43
Comfort Ratio: 45.84
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.57
S#: 0.87
Hull Speed: 7.34 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,259.52 pounds/inch

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3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 50.30 ft
J: 17.40 ft
P: 44.80 ft
E: 20.00 ft
PY: 9.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 437.61 ft²
S.A. Main: 448.00 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 885.61 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 15.81
Est. Forestay Length: 53.22 ft

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Designers: William H. Tripp Jr.
Builders: Cape Cod Shipbuilding
Associations: Mercer 44 Sailboats
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Mercer Reinforced Plastics of Trenton, NJ, was the builder of the first 6 boats. At least 8 more came from Cape Cod Shipbuilding.
Designed SA for yawl rig: 902 sqft'.