Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Lifting keel w/bulb; trans. hung rudder
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 19.62 ft / 5.98 m
S.A. (reported): 227.12 ft² / 21.10 m²
Beam: 6.56 ft / 2.00 m
Displacement: 1,080.00 lb / 490 kg
Ballast: 408.00 lb / 185 kg
Max Draft: 2.95 ft / 0.90 m
Min Draft: 1.15 ft / 0.35 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1970
# Built: 2600
Builder: Various builders. See notes below.
Designer: Tom Manders

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 34.59
Bal. / Displ.: 37.78
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.56

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Rig and Sail Particulars

Mast Height from DWL: 27.23 ft / 8.30 m

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Associations: Sailhorse Sailing Club
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Originally called the Seahorse, the named was changed in 1973 (hull #1000) to Sailhorse due to copyright issues.

Sail Area:
Main: 13.9 m²
Jib: 7.2 m²
Genoa: 10.8 m²
Spinnaker: 25.0 m²

The following is a list of builders and characteristics and from which construction number they built.
1970-1972: No. 1 to 349, Watersportcentrum De Woudfennen: manual
winch in front of the keel, keel more forward, not allowed to participate in competitions.
1973-1974: No. 350 t/m 998, Seahorse Jachtbouwmaatschappij:
handlay-up, thin rubber edge, keel spindle introduction, keel at current location.
1974-1975: No. 1001 to 1450, Sailhorse Yacht building company:
Bayer Depot system (foam), thick rubber edge keeps outer and inner mold together, thin outer skin (single mat plus gel coat).
1975-1977: No. 1450 to 2348, Cather Friesland:
Handlay-up (foam), thick bumper
1980-1989: Nr. 2349 t/m 2414, Jachtwerf Vlieger:
No foam but air boxes, no more rubber bumper
1990-2012: No. 2500 to 2595, Shipyard Gebr. De Kloet, hull built by Polybouw, Texel.
2012-present: No. 2600 and higher, Sailhorseshop / Baltic Windsport, hull built by Polybouw, Texel according to SSC specifications.
New inner and cover mould.