Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Catamaran Twin Dbrd.
Rigging Type: Cat (rotating spar)
LOA: 13.98 ft / 4.26 m
S.A. (reported): 100.00 ft² / 9.29 m²
Beam: 6.99 ft / 2.13 m
Displacement: 160.00 lb / 73 kg
Construction: Plywood/FG
First Built: 1967
Designer: Ron Given

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S.A. / Displ.: 54.32

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Sailboat Links

Builders: Formula Sailcraft (AUS)
Associations: Paper Tiger Catamaran International Association
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Originated in New Zealand and soon spread to Australia. Designed for the for the amateur builder using plywood. A fiberglass version was introduced in the mid 1970's. Class is still active (2010). Plans and completed boats are still available.