Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 6.88 m
LWL: 6.02 m
S.A. (reported): 20.90 m²
Beam: 2.44 m
Displacement: 1,116 kg
Ballast: 429 kg
Max Draft: 1.45 m
Min Draft: 0.53 m
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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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 8.53 m
J: 2.90 m
P: 7.32 m
E: 2.35 m
S.A. Fore: 12.36 m²
S.A. Main: 8.58 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 20.94 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 19.84
Est. Forestay Length: 9.01 m

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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.