Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin Keel
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 5.59 m
LWL: 3.91 m
S.A. (reported): 11.80 m²
Beam: 1.65 m
Displacement: 454 kg
Ballast: 191 kg
Max Draft: 0.89 m
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: 4.80 m
J: 1.83 m
P: 5.59 m
E: 2.64 m
S.A. Fore: 4.39 m²
S.A. Main: 7.38 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 11.77 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 20.31
Est. Forestay Length: 5.14 m
Mast Height from DWL: 6.40 m

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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.