Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Long keel w/trans. hung rudder
Rigging Type: Cutter
LOA: 9.78 m
LWL: 8.25 m
S.A. (reported): 53.98 m²
Beam: 3.10 m
Displacement: 6,441 kg
Ballast: 2,404 kg
Max Draft: 1.52 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1970
# Built: 29
Builder: TaChiao/Rawson (USA)
Designer: Philip Rhodes

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Pisces
Type: Diesel
HP: 27
Fuel: 151 L


Water: 246 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 15.91
Bal. / Displ.: 37.32
Disp: / Len: 319.22
Comfort Ratio: 35.01
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.68
Hull Speed: 6.97 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 983.08 pounds/inch

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Designers: Philip Rhodes
Builders: Rawson (Ron Rawson, Inc.)
Ta Chiao (TAIWAN)
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Based on the Rhodes designed 'Dogstar' of the late 1920's, (with a number of modifications approved by Rhodes).
13 built and finished by TaChiao (TAIWAN), and 15 more, finished by Ron Rawson in Washington (USA), with another handfull built in California.
Available as Cutter or Ketch(sa 543sf).