Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 43.00 ft
LWL: 32.40 ft
S.A. (reported): 778.00 ft²
Beam: 12.25 ft
Displacement: 17,800.00 lb
Ballast: 9,200.00 lb
Max Draft: 6.30 ft
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1973
Builder: Tartan Marine (USA)
Designer: Sparkman & Stephens

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 18.33
Bal. / Displ.: 51.69
Disp: / Len: 233.63
Comfort Ratio: 27.48
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.88
S#: 2.46
Hull Speed: 7.63 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,418.17 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 54.00 ft
J: 17.25 ft
P: 47.75 ft
E: 13.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 465.75 ft²
S.A. Main: 310.38 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 776.13 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 18.28
Est. Forestay Length: 56.69 ft

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Designers: Sparkman & Stephens
Builders: Tartan Marine
Related Sailboats: TARTAN 41
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It is said that the TARTAN 43 is the first boat from the tooling that was later used to build the more popular TARTAN 41. The extra length is due to the extended 'traditional' counter.