Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 24.50 ft
LWL: 15.00 ft
S.A. (reported): 340.00 ft²
Beam: 6.75 ft
Displacement: 2,800.00 lb
Ballast: 1,000.00 lb
Max Draft: 5.50 ft
Min Draft: 2.50 ft
Construction: Wood/FG
First Built: 1922
Builder: Herreshoff Manufacturing Co. (USA)
Designer: Nathaniel Herreshoff/Sidney Herreshoff

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 27.45
Bal. / Displ.: 35.71
Disp: / Len: 370.37
Comfort Ratio: 19.04
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.92
Hull Speed: 5.19 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 361.78 pounds/inch

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Sailboat Links

Designers: A. Sidney DeWolf Herreshoff
Nathaniel G. Herreshoff
Builders: Herreshoff Mfg. Co.
Associations: Herreshoff Marine Museum
Related Sailboats: BUZZARDS BAY 15
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Based on the BUZZARDS BAY 15 (1899).
Beginning in 1969, the Frank Hall Boat Yard in Avondale, RI built 25 Watch Hill 15s of fiberglass to the original 1922 design. These have been actively raced at the Watch Hill Yacht Club, RI, USA.