Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Long keel w/trans. hung rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Ketch
LOA: 28.54 ft / 8.70 m
LWL: 24.93 ft / 7.60 m
S.A. (reported): 322.00 ft² / 29.91 m²
Beam: 8.86 ft / 2.70 m
Displacement: 13,228.00 lb / 6,000 kg
Max Draft: 3.61 ft / 1.10 m
Construction: Wood
Ballast Type: Iron
First Built: 1960
Last Built: 1970
# Built: 38
Builder: Porter and Haylett (UK)
Designer: Laurent Giles

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: BMC
Model: Captain
Type: Diesel
HP: 30

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 9.24
Disp: / Len: 381.14
Comfort Ratio: 42.98
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.50
Hull Speed: 6.69 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 789.23 pounds/inch

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Designers: Jack Laurent Giles
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This design was originally commissioned by English author, Arthur Ransom.
('Peter Duck' is the name of a character in one of his best known books.)