Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Wing Keel
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 7.44 m
LWL: 6.71 m
S.A. (reported): 25.64 m²
Beam: 2.87 m
Displacement: 2,041 kg
Ballast: 812 kg
Max Draft: 0.97 m
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1987
Last Built: 1988
# Built: 6
Builder: Vandestadt and McGruer Ltd.
Designer: J. Berret/Vandestadt & McGruer

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 16.25
Bal. / Displ.: 39.78
Disp: / Len: 188.67
Comfort Ratio: 15.43
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.29
S#: 2.75
Hull Speed: 6.29 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 740.49 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 9.37 m
J: 3.05 m
P: 8.08 m
E: 2.82 m
S.A. Fore: 14.28 m²
S.A. Main: 11.39 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 25.67 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 16.27
Est. Forestay Length: 9.86 m

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Designers: Berret-Racoupeau
Hubert Vandestadt
Builders: Vandestadt and McGruer Ltd. (CAN)
Related Sailboats: KELT 7.60
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Based on the KELT 7.60, slightly retooled and given a lead winged keel.
Thanks to 'strider', previously a dealer for these yachts, for providing corrections and additional information.
On the brochure, design credit is given to Vandestadt & McGruer.