Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 36.56 ft
LWL: 29.16 ft
S.A. (reported): 601.00 ft²
Beam: 11.08 ft
Displacement: 13,500.00 lb
Ballast: 6,100.00 lb
Max Draft: 6.00 ft
Construction: FG w/balsa cored deck
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1972
Last Built: 1976
# Built: 103
Builder: Pearson Yachts (USA)
Designer: William Shaw

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Universal
Model: Atomic 4
Type: Gas
HP: 30
Fuel: 20 gals


Water: 60 gals
Headroom: 6.33 ft

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 17.02
Bal. / Displ.: 45.19
Disp: / Len: 243.07
Comfort Ratio: 27.01
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.86
S#: 2.24
Hull Speed: 7.24 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,154.45 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 46.00 ft
J: 14.83 ft
P: 40.50 ft
E: 12.83 ft
S.A. Fore: 341.09 ft²
S.A. Main: 259.81 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 600.90 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 17.02
Est. Forestay Length: 48.33 ft
Mast Height from DWL: 50.42 ft

Sailboat Links

Designers: William Shaw
Builders: Pearson Yachts
Associations: Pearson Yacht Owners Portal
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According to the original literature, the PEARSON 36 was designed with with the "IOR 1 ton rule in mind".
An entirely new PEARSON 36 was introduced in 1985. (listed as PEARSON 36-2)