Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/transom hung rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 8.03 m
LWL: 6.86 m
S.A. (reported): 31.49 m²
Beam: 2.90 m
Displacement: 2,722 kg
Ballast: 998 kg
Max Draft: 1.37 m
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Iron
First Built: 1972
Last Built: 1981
# Built: 364
Builder: Paceship/AMF
Designer: C. Raymond Hunt Assoc.(John Deknatel)

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 16.48
Bal. / Displ.: 36.67
Disp: / Len: 235.16
Comfort Ratio: 19.55
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.09
S#: 2.27
Hull Speed: 6.36 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 763.75 pounds/inch

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2 nd ad half width

3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 10.36 m
J: 3.63 m
P: 8.79 m
E: 2.90 m
S.A. Fore: 18.79 m²
S.A. Main: 12.73 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 31.53 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 16.49
Est. Forestay Length: 10.98 m

Sailboat Links


The PY 26 was built in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, until 1977, when production was taken over by the AMF Corporation of CT (USA).
In the early 1980s, Tanzer Yachts obtained the molds for this boat and manufactured and marketed it as the TANZER 27.
A keel/centerboard version also exists.