Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin Keel
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 43.50 ft / 13.26 m
LWL: 32.81 ft / 10.00 m
S.A. (reported): 1,377.00 ft² / 127.93 m²
Beam: 12.66 ft / 3.86 m
Displacement: 26,455.00 lb / 12,000 kg
Max Draft: 6.89 ft / 2.10 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1972
Last Built: 1984
Builder: Nautical Fiberglass
Designer: Dick Carter

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Perkins
HP: 60
Fuel: 53 gals / 201 L


Water: 158 gals / 598 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 24.91
Disp: / Len: 334.38
Comfort Ratio: 38.62
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.70
Hull Speed: 7.68 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,484.18 pounds/inch

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The Orca 43 was designed by Dick Carter as a boat to compete in the Admiral's Cup in the early 70s under IOR.
Construction began at the site Sailboats of Crespellano (BO) which later changed its name to Cantieri del Pardo (est. 4 hulls). Molds were sold to Fiumicino (Rome) and, later, it passed to Nautical Fiberglass (Rome).