Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 30.00 ft
LWL: 23.75 ft
S.A. (reported): 464.00 ft²
Beam: 10.17 ft
Displacement: 6,500.00 lb
Ballast: 3,100.00 lb
Max Draft: 5.50 ft
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1979
Builder: Metal Mast Marine (USA)
Designer: Peter Canning

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Yanmar
Type: Diesel
HP: 8

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 21.38
Bal. / Displ.: 47.69
Disp: / Len: 216.61
Comfort Ratio: 17.85
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.18
S#: 2.96
Hull Speed: 6.53 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 863.04 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 36.60 ft
J: 11.50 ft
P: 39.00 ft
E: 13.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 210.45 ft²
S.A. Main: 253.50 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 463.95 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 21.38
Est. Forestay Length: 38.36 ft

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Designers: Peter Canning
Builders: Metalmast Marine
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Originally called the CANNING 30. Racer/cruiser but aimed at the IOR 1/2 ton fleet of the time.