Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 28.92 ft
LWL: 24.00 ft
S.A. (reported): 370.00 ft²
Beam: 10.33 ft
Displacement: 8,800.00 lb
Ballast: 3,900.00 lb
Max Draft: 4.00 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1987
Last Built: 1989
# Built: 30
Builder: Watkins Yachts Inc. (USA)
Designer: Walter Scott/Watkins

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Yanmar
Type: Diesel
Fuel: 20 gals


Water: 40 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 13.93
Bal. / Displ.: 44.32
Disp: / Len: 284.18
Comfort Ratio: 23.81
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.00
S#: 1.61
Hull Speed: 6.56 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 885.85 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 36.50 ft
J: 11.80 ft
P: 31.00 ft
E: 10.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 215.35 ft²
S.A. Main: 155.00 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 370.35 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 13.95
Est. Forestay Length: 38.36 ft

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Builders: Watkins Yachts
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Other than a slight change in the transom, the WATKINS 30 appears to be the same as the WATKINS 29. See WATKINS 29.