Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 17.53 m
LWL: 15.08 m
S.A. (reported): 138.61 m²
Beam: 4.73 m
Displacement: 19,504 kg
Ballast: 6,214 kg
Max Draft: 2.70 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1996
Last Built: 2006
# Built: 46
Builder: Nautor
Designer: German Frers

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Yanmar
Model: 4JH2-UTBE
Type: Diesel
HP: 96
Fuel: 397 L


Water: 852 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 19.53
Bal. / Displ.: 31.86
Disp: / Len: 158.46
Comfort Ratio: 33.23
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.78
S#: 3.59
Hull Speed: 9.43 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 2,743.90 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 22.60 m
J: 6.27 m
P: 20.30 m
E: 6.67 m
S.A. Fore: 70.85 m²
S.A. Main: 67.69 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 138.54 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 19.52
Est. Forestay Length: 23.45 m

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Designers: German Frers
Builders: Nautor (Swan sailboats)
Related Sailboats: SWAN 56R
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Another more racing version was also available.
Referred to here as SWAN 56R.