Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 24.92 ft
LWL: 21.00 ft
S.A. (reported): 262.00 ft²
Beam: 8.50 ft
Displacement: 4,800.00 lb
Ballast: 1,900.00 lb
Max Draft: 2.50 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1985
Builder: Watkins Yachts Inc. (USA)

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 14.77
Bal. / Displ.: 39.58
Disp: / Len: 231.39
Comfort Ratio: 19.33
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.02
S#: 2.12
Hull Speed: 6.14 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 637.80 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 29.00 ft
J: 10.50 ft
P: 24.25 ft
E: 9.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 152.25 ft²
S.A. Main: 109.13 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 261.38 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 14.74
Est. Forestay Length: 30.84 ft

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Builders: Watkins Yachts
Associations: Watkins Owners
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The hull of the WATKINS 25 is alledged to have derived from the COLUMBIA 24 (with major modifications) including a completely different deck and coachroof. The WATKINS 25 later became the COM-PAC 25.