Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 34.28 ft / 10.45 m
LWL: 27.56 ft / 8.40 m
S.A. (reported): 538.00 ft² / 49.98 m²
Beam: 10.17 ft / 3.10 m
Displacement: 13,228.00 lb / 6,000 kg
Ballast: 5,512.00 lb / 2,500 kg
Max Draft: 5.25 ft / 1.60 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1972
Last Built: 1980
Builder: Najad Varvet AB
Designer: O. Enderlien

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Volvo Penta
Model: MD17F
Type: Diesel
Fuel: 40 gals / 151 L


Water: 58 gals / 220 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 15.44
Bal. / Displ.: 41.67
Disp: / Len: 282.10
Comfort Ratio: 31.47
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.72
Hull Speed: 7.03 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,001.49 pounds/inch

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Designers: Olle Enderlein
Builders: Najad Yachts (SWE)
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This was the first boat called NAJAD and several variations were available. The first boats were mid/center cockpit models as shown in photo. An aft cockpit version appeared later as well as a more performance oriented version with a taller rig.