Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Cutter
LOA: 38.25 ft
LWL: 30.00 ft
S.A. (reported): 615.00 ft²
Beam: 11.58 ft
Displacement: 20,575.00 lb
Ballast: 9,675.00 lb
Max Draft: 5.50 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1984
Last Built: 1986
Builder: Pearson Yachts (USA)
Designer: William Shaw

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Yanmar
Type: Diesel
HP: 42
Fuel: 45 gals


Water: 170 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 13.16
Bal. / Displ.: 47.02
Disp: / Len: 340.20
Comfort Ratio: 37.51
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.69
S#: 1.20
Hull Speed: 7.34 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,241.30 pounds/inch

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3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 43.25 ft
J: 16.50 ft
P: 35.58 ft
E: 14.50 ft
S.A. Fore: 356.81 ft²
S.A. Main: 257.96 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 614.77 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 13.15
Est. Forestay Length: 46.29 ft
Mast Height from DWL: 48.00 ft

Sailboat Links

Designers: William Shaw
Builders: Pearson Yachts
Associations: Pearson 385 Owners
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The PEARSON 385 is the center cockpit version of the PEARSON 386.
A keel/CB version was also available.
Draft: (BD) 6.00'/1.83m ; Draft: (BU) 4.33'/1.32m