Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 23.00 ft
LWL: 20.00 ft
S.A. (reported): 238.00 ft²
Beam: 7.98 ft
Displacement: 3,500.00 lb
Ballast: 1,300.00 lb
Max Draft: 5.17 ft
Min Draft: 2.33 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1978
Last Built: 1981
# Built: 42
Builder: Pearson Yachts (USA)
Designer: William Shaw

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 16.56
Bal. / Displ.: 37.14
Disp: / Len: 195.31
Comfort Ratio: 16.27
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.11
S#: 2.63
Hull Speed: 5.99 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 570.27 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 28.40 ft
J: 9.30 ft
P: 24.30 ft
E: 8.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 132.06 ft²
S.A. Main: 97.20 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 229.26 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 15.95
Est. Forestay Length: 29.88 ft
Mast Height from DWL: 30.50 ft

Sailboat Links

Designers: William Shaw
Builders: Pearson Yachts
Associations: Pearson Yacht Owners Portal
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Another version, the PEARSON 23C, is the same boat but with a free standing cat rig.
Available with keel/CB or fin keel.
Fin keel version: Draft 4ft / 1.22m.