Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Long Keel
Rigging Type: Masthead Yawl
LOA: 26.02 ft / 7.93 m
LWL: 22.00 ft / 6.71 m
S.A. (reported): 390.00 ft² / 36.23 m²
Beam: 8.83 ft / 2.69 m
Displacement: 3,500.00 lb / 1,588 kg
Ballast: 1,850.00 lb / 839 kg
Max Draft: 3.42 ft / 1.04 m
Construction: Wood
Ballast Type: Cast iron
First Built: 1974
Designer: William Garden

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 27.14
Bal. / Displ.: 52.86
Disp: / Len: 146.74
Comfort Ratio: 12.81
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.33
Hull Speed: 6.29 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 694.11 pounds/inch

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Designers: William Garden
Related Sailboats: SEA BIRD 26 (1909)
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William Garden Design #593.
Designed originally for 'Rudder' magazine's "How to Build" series. It is also shown in Mr. Garden's book "Yacht Designs revised and expanded."
She is meant to be an updated version of the famous SEABIRD design of 1911. (Also originally published in 'Rudder' more than fifty years earlier.)
The construction is specified as timber frame and plywood.