Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Staysail Ketch
LOA: 53.00 ft
LWL: 45.00 ft
S.A. (reported): 1,232.00 ft²
Beam: 15.00 ft
Displacement: 43,000.00 lb
Ballast: 16,000.00 lb
Max Draft: 6.83 ft
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1981
Last Built: 1985
Builder: Pearson Yachts (USA)
Designer: William Shaw

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Perkins
Model: 4.236
Type: Diesel
HP: 85
Fuel: 170 gals


Water: 280 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 16.13
Bal. / Displ.: 37.21
Disp: / Len: 210.66
Comfort Ratio: 38.07
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.72
S#: 2.16
Hull Speed: 8.99 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 2,411.85 pounds/inch

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2 nd ad half width

3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 58.00 ft
J: 19.00 ft
P: 51.50 ft
E: 18.75 ft
PY: 32.95 ft
EY: 12.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 551.00 ft²
S.A. Main: 482.81 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 1,033.81 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 13.54
Est. Forestay Length: 61.03 ft
Mast Height from DWL: 64.00 ft

Sailboat Links

Designers: William Shaw
Builders: Pearson Yachts
Associations: Pearson Yacht Owners Portal
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The largest boat built under the Pearson brand.
Keel/CB version also available.
Draft (max.) 10.17'/3.10m; Draft (min.) 5.75'/1.75m
Disp. 43000 lbs./19505 kgs.;Ballast: 15000 lbs./6804 kgs.
From builders brochure.