Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin Keel
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 18.33 ft
LWL: 12.83 ft
S.A. (reported): 127.00 ft²
Beam: 5.42 ft
Displacement: 1,000.00 lb
Ballast: 420.00 lb
Max Draft: 2.92 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1967
Last Built: 1987
Builder: McVay Fiberglass Yachts (CAN)
Designer: G. William McVay Sr.

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 20.36
Bal. / Displ.: 42.00
Disp: / Len: 211.38
Comfort Ratio: 11.22
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.17
S#: 2.93
Hull Speed: 4.80 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 248.47 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 15.75 ft
J: 6.00 ft
P: 18.33 ft
E: 8.67 ft
S.A. Fore: 47.25 ft²
S.A. Main: 79.46 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 126.71 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 20.31
Est. Forestay Length: 16.85 ft
Mast Height from DWL: 21.00 ft

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Designers: G. William McVay
Builders: McVay Fiberglass Yachts Ltd.
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Built by McVay Fiberglass Yachts at a number of locations until 1987?.
A teak deck was available as an option.
A keel/cb, more easily trailered version, was also offered.
Hull design said to be the basis of the VICTORIA 18.
Thanks to MINUET owner Jack Gutter for providing information on this yacht.