Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 15.75 ft
LWL: 13.50 ft
S.A. (reported): 115.00 ft²
Beam: 6.17 ft
Displacement: 900.00 lb
Ballast: 200.00 lb
Max Draft: 4.00 ft
Min Draft: 0.83 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1981
Builder: Capital Yachts Inc. (USA)
Designer: C. William Lapworth/Capital Yachts Inc.

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 19.77
Bal. / Displ.: 22.22
Disp: / Len: 163.30
Comfort Ratio: 8.68
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.56
S#: 3.54
Hull Speed: 4.92 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 297.62 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 16.00 ft
J: 5.33 ft
P: 18.00 ft
E: 8.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 42.64 ft²
S.A. Main: 72.00 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 114.64 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 19.71
Est. Forestay Length: 16.86 ft

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Designers: C. William Lapworth
Builders: Capital Yachts Corp.
Associations: Capital Yachts Info
Related Sailboats: NEWPORT 16
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It is thought that this design derived from the earlier NEWPORT 16.
A fixed keel version was also available.
Ballast: 275 Draft: 2.5'.