Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Definitions
Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 29.79 ft / 9.08 m
LWL: 25.00 ft / 7.62 m
S.A. (reported): 445.00 ft² / 41.34 m²
Beam: 9.50 ft / 2.90 m
Displacement: 8,320.00 lb / 3,774 kg
Ballast: 3,560.00 lb / 1,615 kg
Max Draft: 5.00 ft / 1.52 m
Construction: FG w/balsa cored deck
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1971
Last Built: 1981
# Built: 1000
Builder: Pearson Yachts (USA)
Designer: William Shaw

KLSC Leaderboard

KLSC Leaderboard

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Universal
Model: Atomic 4
Type: Gas
Fuel: 20 gals / 76 L

Accomodations

Water: 22 gals / 83 L

Sailboat Calculations

Definitions
S.A. / Displ.: 17.40
Bal. / Displ.: 42.79
Disp: / Len: 237.71
Comfort Ratio: 24.25
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.88
S#: 2.34
Hull Speed: 6.70 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 848.61 pounds/inch

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2 nd ad half width

3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

HELP
I: 39.00 ft / 11.89 m
J: 12.67 ft / 3.86 m
P: 33.50 ft / 10.21 m
E: 11.83 ft / 3.61 m
S.A. Fore: 247.07 ft² / 22.95 m²
S.A. Main: 198.15 ft² / 18.41 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 445.22 ft² / 41.36 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 17.41
Est. Forestay Length: 41.01 ft / 12.50 m
Mast Height from DWL: 42.25 ft / 12.88 m

Sailboat Links

Designers: William Shaw
Builders: Pearson Yachts
Products: M&B SHIPCANVAS CO.
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Notes

In production for nearly 10 years, with more than 1000 built, this was one of Pearson's most successful models. The designer, Bill Shaw, owned a Pearson 30 for a number of years.
Early models had Palmer inboards.