Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 15.83 ft / 4.82 m
LWL: 14.83 ft / 4.52 m
S.A. (reported): 141.00 ft² / 13.10 m²
Beam: 6.08 ft / 1.85 m
Displacement: 372.00 lb / 169 kg
Max Draft: 3.83 ft / 1.17 m
Min Draft: 0.67 ft / 0.20 m
Construction: Ply (multi-chine)/FG
First Built: 1957
# Built: 8400
Builder: Small Craft Ltd.(UK)/Abbott Boats (CAN)
Designer: Ian Proctor

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 43.67
Disp: / Len: 50.92
Comfort Ratio: 3.43
Capsize Screening Formula: 3.38
Hull Speed: 5.16 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 322.17 pounds/inch

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The original plywood boat was available also, in kit form. (Small Craft Ltd.)
Design updated by Phil Morrison in 2007.
A modified version, identical in shape of wetted hull and sail plan, called the CL16 has been built in CANADA since 1968. At about this same time, Whitby Boat Works in Canada was granted a license to build Wayfarer boats in fiberglass.