Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 27.00 ft
LWL: 23.25 ft
S.A. (reported): 314.00 ft²
Beam: 9.50 ft
Displacement: 6,250.00 lb
Ballast: 2,024.00 lb
Max Draft: 5.20 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1984
Last Built: 1985
Builder: Pearson Yachts (USA)
Designer: Doug Peterson (unauthorized)

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 14.85
Bal. / Displ.: 32.38
Disp: / Len: 222.01
Comfort Ratio: 19.75
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.07
S#: 2.22
Hull Speed: 6.46 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 789.21 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 32.80 ft
J: 10.80 ft
P: 28.00 ft
E: 9.80 ft
S.A. Fore: 177.12 ft²
S.A. Main: 137.20 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 314.32 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 14.87
Est. Forestay Length: 34.53 ft

Sailboat Links

Builders: Pearson Yachts
Associations: Pearson Yacht Owners Portal
Related Sailboats: US 27
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This version of the PEARSON 27 is the same as the TRITON 27 and similar to the earlier US 27 by US Yachts. In 1984-85 Pearson sold a line of sailboats that it called the Tritons. The molds for these yachts were actually purchased from US Yachts, a division of Bayliner Inc. (the Buccaneer series of sailboats).
Shoal draft: 3.50'/1.07m.
All are distantly related to the CHASER 29, an IOR 1/2 ton design by Doug Peterson (1975).