Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 14.50 ft
LWL: 14.00 ft
S.A. (reported): 137.00 ft²
Beam: 4.83 ft
Displacement: 200.00 lb
Max Draft: 4.25 ft
Min Draft: 0.75 ft
Construction: Plywood/FG
First Built: 1959
Last Built: 1971
# Built: 250
Builder: Bell Woodworking (UK)
Designer: Uffa Fox

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 64.14
Disp: / Len: 32.54
Comfort Ratio: 2.68
Capsize Screening Formula: 3.30
Hull Speed: 5.01 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 241.61 pounds/inch

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Designers: Uffa Fox
Builders: Bell Woodworking Ltd. (UK)
Associations: Classic & Vintage Racing Dinghy Association
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First offered (by Bell Woodworking) in kit form.
Class rules allowed the use of a single trapeze.
Spin. area = 180 sf.