Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 22.58 ft
LWL: 19.75 ft
S.A. (reported): 225.00 ft²
Beam: 8.00 ft
Displacement: 2,460.00 lb
Ballast: 945.00 lb
Max Draft: 4.75 ft
Min Draft: 1.75 ft
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Iron
First Built: 1973
Last Built: 1981
Builder: Paceship Yachts (CAN)/AMF (USA)
Designer: C. Raymond Hunt Assoc./John Deknatel

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 19.80
Bal. / Displ.: 38.41
Disp: / Len: 142.56
Comfort Ratio: 11.56
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.37
S#: 3.89
Hull Speed: 5.96 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 564.55 pounds/inch

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2 nd ad half width

3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 28.00 ft
J: 9.50 ft
P: 24.00 ft
E: 7.70 ft
S.A. Fore: 133.00 ft²
S.A. Main: 92.40 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 225.40 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 19.84
Est. Forestay Length: 29.57 ft

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The PY23 was originally built in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, and later by AMF in the US.
Also called PACESHIP PY 23.
Fin keel version - PY 23K (MORC):
Draft: 3.75'
Ballast: 900 lbs.
Thanks to 'tmw' for corrections.
Photo courtesy Adam Hunt.