Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Cutter
LOA: 47.50 ft
LWL: 40.58 ft
S.A. (reported): 878.00 ft²
Beam: 13.00 ft
Displacement: 33,300.00 lb
Max Draft: 6.30 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1980
Builder: Formosa Yachts
Designer: Doug Peterson (unauthorized)

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 13.63
Disp: / Len: 222.46
Comfort Ratio: 39.63
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.62
S#: 2.06
Hull Speed: 8.54 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,884.96 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 54.00 ft
J: 18.30 ft
P: 48.00 ft
E: 16.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 494.10 ft²
S.A. Main: 384.00 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 878.10 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 13.63
Est. Forestay Length: 57.02 ft

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Builders: Ta Chiao (TAIWAN)
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Lines adapted from KELLY-PETERSON 44. Also known as FORMOSA 46.
Despite it's apparent origins and adopted name, designer Doug Peterson had no role in the development of this yacht.