Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 14.00 ft / 4.27 m
S.A. (reported): 120.00 ft² / 11.15 m²
Beam: 4.70 ft / 1.43 m
Displacement: 225.00 lb / 102 kg
Max Draft: 4.25 ft / 1.30 m
Min Draft: 0.25 ft / 0.08 m
Construction: Plywood
First Built: 1942
Builder: Dorrance McClure (USA)
Designer: Wendell Calkins

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 51.94
Capsize Screening Formula: 3.09

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Designers: Wendell H. Calkins
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Originally built as a one-design for a group at the Balboa YC, CA, USA. The original price was $200.
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