Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Long Keel
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 22.50 ft / 6.86 m
LWL: 16.25 ft / 4.95 m
S.A. (reported): 247.00 ft² / 22.95 m²
Beam: 7.00 ft / 2.13 m
Displacement: 3,350.00 lb / 1,520 kg
Ballast: 1,400.00 lb / 635 kg
Max Draft: 3.10 ft / 0.94 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1958
Builder: C.E.Ryder/Sailstar Boats/Seasprite Co. (USA)
Designer: Carl Alberg

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 17.70
Bal. / Displ.: 41.79
Disp: / Len: 348.53
Comfort Ratio: 21.37
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.87
S#: 1.46
Hull Speed: 5.40 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 406.44 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 25.00 ft / 7.62 m
J: 7.50 ft / 2.29 m
P: 27.00 ft / 8.23 m
E: 11.42 ft / 3.48 m
S.A. Fore: 93.75 ft² / 8.71 m²
S.A. Main: 154.17 ft² / 14.32 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 247.92 ft² / 23.03 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 17.76
Est. Forestay Length: 26.10 ft / 7.96 m

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Designers: Carl Alberg
Builders: Beetle Boat Co.(USA)
C. E. Ryder
Sailstar Boat Co. (USA)
Associations: Sea Sprite Association
Products: Sailboat Trailers
Related Sailboats: SEA SPRITE 23 (DAYSAILER)
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The SEA SPRITE 23 was available as the DAYSAILER and the WEEKENDER. (See SEA SPRITE 23 DAYSAILER). The WEEKENDER has a self-bailing cockpit, the seats are molded in fiberglass, there is a companionway and stairs down into the cabin, the mast is stepped forward of the cabin, there is no traveler, the rudder post comes through the cockpit floor and there are two sets of lower shrouds. The DAYSAILER cockpit is not self-bailing, the seats are wood, there are doors to the cabin, the mast is stepped on the cabin top, there is a traveler, the rudder post comes through the aft deck, and there is only one set of lower shrouds. First built by Beetle Boats in Rhode Island.
Sailstar Boats was the predecessor to Bristol Yachts. Also sold as the ALBERG 23.