Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 9.14 m
LWL: 6.40 m
S.A. (reported): 36.51 m²
Beam: 2.74 m
Displacement: 2,945 kg
Ballast: 1,415 kg
Max Draft: 1.65 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1971
Builder: Aquafiber Ltd, (UK)
Designer: Sparkman & Stephens

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 18.12
Bal. / Displ.: 48.06
Disp: / Len: 312.95
Comfort Ratio: 22.68
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.93
S#: 1.73
Hull Speed: 6.14 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 675.32 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 11.06 m
J: 3.60 m
P: 9.48 m
E: 3.51 m
S.A. Fore: 19.90 m²
S.A. Main: 16.61 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 36.51 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 18.12
Est. Forestay Length: 11.63 m

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Designers: Sparkman & Stephens
Builders: Aquafibre Ltd.
Palmer Johnson (USA)
Related Sailboats: AQUA 30
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(S&S Design #2014) The first of 2 versions of the PJ-30. (both from S&S but different designs). It is the same as S&S 30, built by Aquafibre - Rackheath, UK. Aquafibre also sold the boat as the AQUA 30.
The second version, see PJ 30(HUGHES)(S&S design #2098) was built by Hughes Boat Works in Centralia, Ontario, CAN. Hughes sold this latter boat as the NORTHSTAR 1000.
Thanks to Owen McCall, PJ 30 owner, for supplying information on the different versions of the S&S 30.