Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 4.16 ft / 1.27 m
S.A. (reported): 5.00 ft² / 0.46 m²
Beam: 1.13 ft / 0.34 m
Displacement: 17.00 lb / 8 kg
Max Draft: 0.92 ft / 0.28 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1970
Builder: Vortex Model Engineering (USA)
Designer: John & Laurie Converse/J. Lange

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 12.09
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.76

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Sailboat Links

Associations: American Model Yachting Association
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The SOLING 50 is sanctioned by the national American Model Yacht Association and has active fleets racing in California, Florida, Michigan and Texas.

Current builders (2012):
Ludwig Mfg., Universal City, TX (
GRP Model Yachts, Freedom, CA (
Hartman Model Boats, Bergen, NY (