Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Cutter
LOA: 14.48 m
LWL: 12.37 m
S.A. (reported): 81.57 m²
Beam: 3.96 m
Displacement: 15,105 kg
Max Draft: 1.92 m
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: 16.46 m
J: 5.58 m
P: 14.63 m
E: 4.88 m
S.A. Fore: 45.90 m²
S.A. Main: 35.67 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 81.58 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 13.63
Est. Forestay Length: 17.38 m

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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.