Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Double-ended with long keel
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 4.72 m
LWL: 3.99 m
S.A. (reported): 12.08 m²
Beam: 1.88 m
Displacement: 420 kg
Ballast: 181 kg
Max Draft: 0.51 m
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Concrete
First Built: 1975
# Built: 400
Builder: Exe Fibercraft (CAN)
Designer: Ole Jensen

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 21.95
Bal. / Displ.: 43.24
Disp: / Len: 184.53
Comfort Ratio: 9.16
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.54
S#: 3.24
Hull Speed: 4.85 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 288.36 pounds/inch

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3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 4.72 m
J: 1.68 m
P: 5.49 m
E: 2.54 m
S.A. Fore: 3.96 m²
S.A. Main: 6.96 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 10.93 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 19.86
Est. Forestay Length: 5.01 m
Mast Height from DWL: 6.15 m

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Builders: Exe Fibercraft Ltd. (CAN)
Associations: Nordica Boats (originally built by Exe Fibercraft)
Related Sailboats: LYNAES 14
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Nearly all documents, including builder's brochures list LOA as 15.5'. We have seen one builder's brochure stating the LOA is 16' including rudder.
Derived from the Swedish built LYNAES 14.
Similar versions:
DANICA 16. (25 built)
MIDGET 15, Lynæs Shipyard Ltd.,Germany.
Thanks to Jack Gutter for providing information.