Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Cutter
LOA: 11.66 m
LWL: 9.14 m
S.A. (reported): 57.14 m²
Beam: 3.53 m
Displacement: 9,333 kg
Ballast: 4,389 kg
Max Draft: 1.68 m
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: 170 L


Water: 644 L

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: 13.18 m
J: 5.03 m
P: 10.84 m
E: 4.42 m
S.A. Fore: 33.15 m²
S.A. Main: 23.97 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 57.11 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 13.15
Est. Forestay Length: 14.11 m
Mast Height from DWL: 14.63 m

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