Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 7.96 m
LWL: 6.40 m
S.A. (reported): 29.36 m²
Beam: 2.88 m
Displacement: 1,345 kg
Ballast: 670 kg
Max Draft: 1.33 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1979
Last Built: 1994
# Built: 468
Builder: X-Yachts (DEN)
Designer: Niels Jeppesen

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Type: Outboard

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 24.56
Bal. / Displ.: 49.81
Disp: / Len: 142.93
Comfort Ratio: 10.21
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.63
S#: 4.49
Hull Speed: 6.14 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 709.08 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 9.11 m
J: 2.68 m
P: 9.94 m
E: 3.44 m
S.A. Fore: 12.22 m²
S.A. Main: 17.11 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 29.33 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 24.54
Est. Forestay Length: 9.50 m

Sailboat Links

Designers: Niels Jeppesen
Builders: X-Yachts
Associations: X-79
X-Yachts Owners Association
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The X-79 was the first boat built by X-Yachts. Thanks to Paul Keller for providing updated information.