Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/transom hung rudder
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 16.33 ft
LWL: 14.50 ft
S.A. (reported): 127.00 ft²
Beam: 6.50 ft
Displacement: 900.00 lb
Ballast: 350.00 lb
Max Draft: 1.83 ft
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: lead/concrete
First Built: 1978
# Built: 150
Builder: Northshore Marine (USA)
Designer: Ron Holder

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 21.84
Bal. / Displ.: 38.89
Disp: / Len: 131.79
Comfort Ratio: 7.63
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.70
S#: 3.92
Hull Speed: 5.10 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 336.77 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 15.92 ft
J: 5.25 ft
P: 17.42 ft
E: 7.75 ft
S.A. Fore: 41.79 ft²
S.A. Main: 67.50 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 109.29 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 18.79
Est. Forestay Length: 16.76 ft

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Designers: Ron Holder
Builders: Northshore Marine (USA)
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Originaly called the GUPPY 16 built by Melon Marine. Very few were built before the molds were aquired by Northshore Marine (USA).
Thanks to Christine for updated information.(first built date).