Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 18.17 ft
LWL: 14.50 ft
S.A. (reported): 161.00 ft²
Beam: 5.67 ft
Displacement: 500.00 lb
Max Draft: 4.00 ft
Min Draft: 0.50 ft
Construction: Wood or FG
First Built: 1941
# Built: 2770
Builder: Turner Marine
Designer: Alvin Youngquist

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 40.95
Disp: / Len: 73.22
Comfort Ratio: 4.90
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.86
Hull Speed: 5.10 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 293.76 pounds/inch

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The design first appeared in 'The Rudder' magazine in 1938 and originally intended for the home builder.
The Y FLYER has been popular in America and Canada.