Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Swing Keel
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 5.23 m
LWL: 4.57 m
S.A. (reported): 12.91 m²
Beam: 2.03 m
Displacement: 340 kg
Ballast: 59 kg
Max Draft: 1.30 m
Min Draft: 0.20 m
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Iron
First Built: 1974
Last Built: 1987
# Built: 3200
Builder: Vandestadt & McGruer Ltd. (CAN)
Designer: Hubert Vandestadt

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 26.99
Bal. / Displ.: 17.33
Disp: / Len: 99.21
Comfort Ratio: 5.91
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.94
S#: 5.79
Hull Speed: 5.19 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 357.49 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 5.18 m
J: 1.83 m
P: 6.71 m
E: 2.44 m
S.A. Fore: 4.74 m²
S.A. Main: 8.18 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 12.91 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 26.99
Est. Forestay Length: 5.50 m

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Designers: Hubert Vandestadt
Builders: Vandestadt and McGruer Ltd. (CAN)
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One of the most successful production sailboats built in Canada (in this size range).