Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Long Keel
Rigging Type: Gaffhead Sloop
LOA: 18.00 ft / 5.49 m
LWL: 16.80 ft / 5.12 m
S.A. (reported): 203.00 ft² / 18.86 m²
Beam: 6.42 ft / 1.96 m
Displacement: 1,000.00 lb / 454 kg
Max Draft: 1.50 ft / 0.46 m
Construction: Solid FG hull and deck
First Built: 1963
Builder: Hudson River Boat Co./Pearson Yachts (USA)
Designer: William Tritt

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Lathrop
Model: 20
Type: Gas
HP: 30

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 32.54
Disp: / Len: 94.15
Comfort Ratio: 7.56
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.57
Hull Speed: 5.49 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 385.38 pounds/inch

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Sailboat Links

Designers: William "Bill" Tritt
Builders: Pearson Yachts
Associations: Pearson Yacht Owners Portal
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Length with bowsprit: 21'
The PACKET was first built by the Hudson River Boat Co.(founded by the designer). The rights and tooling were later sold to Pearson Yachts.