Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Twin Keel
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 25.83 ft / 7.87 m
LWL: 20.50 ft / 6.25 m
S.A. (reported): 275.00 ft² / 25.55 m²
Beam: 9.00 ft / 2.74 m
Displacement: 5,875.00 lb / 2,665 kg
Ballast: 2,650.00 lb / 1,202 kg
Max Draft: 3.00 ft / 0.91 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1986
Last Built: 1990
Builder: Newbridge Boats Ltd./NB Yachts (UK)
Designer: Bill Dixon

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Volvo
Model: 2003
Type: Diesel

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 13.55
Bal. / Displ.: 45.11
Disp: / Len: 304.44
Comfort Ratio: 22.01
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.00
Hull Speed: 6.07 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 659.24 pounds/inch

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Designers: Bill Dixon
Builders: Newbridge Boats Ltd. (UK)
Associations: Newbridge Owners Association
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Available as the PIONEER, and the PIONEER PILOT (a pilot house motor sailer with opt. twin station steering).
Finn keel & keel-centerboard versions were also available. Also available with a Junk rig.
Newbridge Yachts went into liquidation in 1987. For a short while (until 1990) the business was revived as N.B. Yachts.

Draft for other versions:
FK: 4'/1.22m
Keel/cb BU:3.16'/.96m BD:5.25'/1.6m