Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 3.96 m
LWL: 3.84 m
S.A. (reported): 8.08 m²
Beam: 1.57 m
Displacement: 113 kg
Max Draft: 1.06 m
Min Draft: 0.15 m
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.