Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 8.81 m
LWL: 7.32 m
S.A. (reported): 34.37 m²
Beam: 3.15 m
Displacement: 3,992 kg
Ballast: 1,769 kg
Max Draft: 1.22 m
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: 76 L


Water: 151 L

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: 11.13 m
J: 3.60 m
P: 9.45 m
E: 3.05 m
S.A. Fore: 20.01 m²
S.A. Main: 14.40 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 34.41 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 13.95
Est. Forestay Length: 11.69 m

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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.