Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 29.00 ft
LWL: 23.58 ft
S.A. (reported): 331.00 ft²
Beam: 9.92 ft
Displacement: 7,694.00 lb
Ballast: 2,987.00 lb
Max Draft: 5.00 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1990
Last Built: 1993
# Built: 21
Builder: Westerly Marine Ltd. (UK)
Designer: Ed Dubois

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Volvo
Type: Diesel
Fuel: 21 gals


Water: 20 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 13.63
Bal. / Displ.: 38.82
Disp: / Len: 261.98
Comfort Ratio: 22.20
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.01
Hull Speed: 6.51 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 835.80 pounds/inch

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Designers: Ed Dubois
Builders: Westerly Marine Construction Ltd.
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Derived from the MERLIN 27 with an extended transom, fin and spade rudder.
Also available with twin/bilge keels. Draft = 3.33'/1.01m.