Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 12.99 ft
LWL: 12.60 ft
S.A. (reported): 87.00 ft²
Beam: 5.15 ft
Displacement: 250.00 lb
Max Draft: 3.48 ft
Min Draft: 0.49 ft
Construction: Plywood/FG
First Built: 1961
Last Built: 1982
# Built: 400
Designer: Bert Keeble

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 35.11
Disp: / Len: 55.79
Comfort Ratio: 3.42
Capsize Screening Formula: 3.27
Hull Speed: 4.76 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 231.86 pounds/inch

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Designed originally as a rowing/sailing utility dinghy for the home builder w/ gunter rig.
Later built in fiberglass and sold to educational institutions in the UK.