Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Keel/CB & spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 29.92 ft
LWL: 24.16 ft
S.A. (reported): 467.00 ft²
Beam: 9.25 ft
Displacement: 10,500.00 lb
Ballast: 4,500.00 lb
Max Draft: 7.16 ft
Min Draft: 3.50 ft
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1968
Last Built: 1971
# Built: 320
Builder: Morgan Yachts (USA)
Designer: Charles Morgan

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Universal
Model: Atomic 4
Type: Gas
Fuel: 14 gals


Water: 37 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 15.64
Bal. / Displ.: 42.86
Disp: / Len: 332.39
Comfort Ratio: 32.37
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.69
S#: 1.42
Hull Speed: 6.59 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 798.52 pounds/inch

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3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 39.00 ft
J: 12.00 ft
P: 33.83 ft
E: 13.75 ft
S.A. Fore: 234.00 ft²
S.A. Main: 232.58 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 466.58 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 15.62
Est. Forestay Length: 40.80 ft
Mast Height from DWL: 42.75 ft

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Designers: Charles Morgan
Builders: Morgan Yachts
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A similar boat called the KK30 was available in kit form.
An updated version called the MORGAN CLASSIC 300 has a different interior arrangement and slightly taller rig.
Morgan introduced another 30 footer in 1972 (listed here as the MORGAN 30-2) which is an entirely different design.