Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin Keel
Rigging Type: Gaffhead Sloop
LOA: 27.50 ft / 8.38 m
LWL: 17.00 ft / 5.18 m
S.A. (reported): 368.00 ft² / 34.19 m²
Beam: 7.25 ft / 2.21 m
Displacement: 3,100.00 lb / 1,406 kg
Max Draft: 4.00 ft / 1.22 m
Construction: Wood planked
First Built: 1911
Last Built: 1932
# Built: 50
Builder: G. Lawley/Rice Brothers (USA)
Designer: Edwin A. Boardman

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 27.77
Disp: / Len: 281.69
Comfort Ratio: 16.98
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.99
Hull Speed: 5.52 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 440.39 pounds/inch

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Builders: Lawley (George Lawley & Son)
Rice Brothers (USA)
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The design was commissioned by members of the Eastern YC at Marblehead, MA., and originally called the EASTERN YC 17.
By the 1920's, all the original boats had been sold to summer residents at Northeast Harbor on Mt. Dessert Island, ME.