Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Long Keel
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 11.84 m
LWL: 8.23 m
S.A. (reported): 61.32 m²
Beam: 2.90 m
Displacement: 7,711 kg
Ballast: 3,166 kg
Max Draft: 1.78 m
Construction: Wood
First Built: 1941
Last Built: 1941
# Built: 6
Builder: Palmer Scott & Co. (USA)
Designer: Philip Rhodes

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Universal
Model: Utility Four
Type: Gas
HP: 25
Fuel: 76 L


Water: 114 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 16.03
Bal. / Displ.: 41.06
Disp: / Len: 385.58
Comfort Ratio: 42.87
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.48
Hull Speed: 6.96 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 916.50 pounds/inch

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Designers: Philip Rhodes
Associations: Mystic Seaport Museum
Related Sailboats: WEEK-ENDER (S&S)
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The WEEK-ENDER class was the brain child of Donald Abbott. The first version (1938) by S&S, was a huge success with nearly 40 built. Abbott was also responsible for this later version, an entirely different design, sometimes called the NEW WEEK-ENDER. The country was on on the verge of war at this time and only a few were built.
Rhodes design #462. (Plans available at Mystic Seaport Museum - Philip Rhodes Collection.)