Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 13.41 m
LWL: 9.14 m
S.A. (reported): 82.22 m²
Beam: 3.58 m
Displacement: 12,247 kg
Ballast: 3,901 kg
Max Draft: 2.74 m
Min Draft: 1.30 m
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: 257 L


Water: 416 L

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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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 15.33 m
J: 5.30 m
P: 13.66 m
E: 6.10 m
PY: 2.74 m
S.A. Fore: 40.66 m²
S.A. Main: 41.62 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 82.28 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 15.81
Est. Forestay Length: 16.22 m

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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'.