Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/transom hung rudder
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 7.92 m
LWL: 6.89 m
S.A. (reported): 30.29 m²
Beam: 2.84 m
Displacement: 1,451 kg
Ballast: 674 kg
Max Draft: 1.78 m
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1977
# Built: 20
Builder: Zap Marine (USA)
Designer: Bruce King

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 24.08
Bal. / Displ.: 46.41
Disp: / Len: 123.76
Comfort Ratio: 10.69
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.54
S#: 4.98
Hull Speed: 6.37 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 753.42 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 9.45 m
J: 3.05 m
P: 10.36 m
E: 3.35 m
S.A. Fore: 14.40 m²
S.A. Main: 17.37 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 31.77 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 25.26
Est. Forestay Length: 9.93 m

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Designers: Bruce King
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Said to be designed specifically to the MORC rule.
An 'extended' version became the ZAP 29.
Photo promised.