Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin Keel
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 24.50 ft / 7.47 m
LWL: 17.25 ft / 5.26 m
S.A. (reported): 250.00 ft² / 23.23 m²
Beam: 6.00 ft / 1.83 m
Displacement: 3,307.00 lb / 1,500 kg
Max Draft: 3.50 ft / 1.07 m
Construction: Wood
First Built: 1921
Builder: Woodnutt & Co. Ltd. (UK)
Designer: Alfred Westmacott

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 18.07
Disp: / Len: 287.62
Comfort Ratio: 24.17
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.61
Hull Speed: 5.57 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 369.82 pounds/inch

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Designers: Alfred Westmacott
Arthur Robb
David Thomas
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There has been a SEAVIEW class racing on the Solent (Isle of Wight) since 1909.
Boats have been replaced several times:
This version is loosely based on the one designed by Alfred Westmacot in 1922.
Class history:
1909: Design-G.U. Laws, Builder- Arthur Taylor, gaffhead sloop with bowsprit,wood (individually owned)
1922: New design. A. Westmacott - Woodnutts, bermudian/marconi sloop, wood (club ownership arrangement established)
1962: cold-molded plywood replacement, updated by Arthur Robb.
late-1990’s: Fiberglass replacement overseen by David Thomas.