Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type: Frac. Sloop (Rotating Spar)
LOA: 16.08 ft / 4.90 m
S.A. (reported): 130.00 ft² / 12.08 m²
Beam: 4.59 ft / 1.40 m
Displacement: 380.00 lb / 172 kg
Construction: FG
First Built: 1980
# Built: 24

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S.A. / Displ.: 39.69
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.54

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The photo here is of the Spearhead developed in the UK.
Single trapeze high performance dinghy with a unique 'space frame' type construction. Intended to be an improvement on the 505 Dinghy. It is said the the original molds were destroyed in a factory fire after only 24 were built.