Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 37.58 ft
LWL: 33.83 ft
S.A. (reported): 657.00 ft²
Beam: 12.50 ft
Displacement: 13,700.00 lb
Ballast: 5,400.00 lb
Max Draft: 4.83 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1985
Builder: Beneteau
Designer: Jean Beret

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 18.43
Bal. / Displ.: 39.42
Disp: / Len: 157.97
Comfort Ratio: 20.96
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.09
S#: 3.45
Hull Speed: 7.79 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,510.98 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 47.50 ft
J: 13.80 ft
P: 41.70 ft
E: 15.80 ft
S.A. Fore: 327.75 ft²
S.A. Main: 329.43 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 657.18 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 18.43
Est. Forestay Length: 49.46 ft

Sailboat Links

Designers: Berret-Racoupeau
Builders: Beneteau
Associations: Moorings Yacht Charter
Related Sailboats: FIRST 38 (BENETEAU)
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There are at least 2 versions of the MOORINGS 38. This, the first, is based on the FIRST 38. A later version ,is based on the FIRST 38S5. (2 different designs from Jean Beret)
Thought to be the same as MOORINGS 39 of the same period.
(To be further revised)