Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Lifting Keel
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 9.35 m
LWL: 8.89 m
Beam: 3.10 m
Displacement: 1,497 kg
Ballast: 898 kg
Max Draft: 2.44 m
Min Draft: 0.61 m
Construction: carbon/kevlar with foam core
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1998
Builder: Stirling Boats
Designer: Steve Thompson

KLSC Leaderboard

KLSC Leaderboard

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: OB in retractable pod

Sailboat Calculations

Bal. / Displ.: 60.00
Disp: / Len: 59.35
Comfort Ratio: 7.84
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.74
Hull Speed: 7.24 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,059.99 pounds/inch

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The THOMPSON 30 was designed to compete in the 30 ft sport boat division in the Australia. Trailerable and easily launched via a crane or ramp.
Retractable keel and rudder.
The first boat sent to the US for Chris Bouzaid was a race winner.
Asymmetric spinnakers with articulating and retracting pole.
Hull and decks – Carbon/ Kevlar foam core
Keel and rudder – Carbon fibre construction for both keel & rudder, with lead bulb
Spars – Carbon fiber mast with aluminum boom.