Beetle Cat Specifications

Camille: Hull #713 was built in 1958 for a Mr. Cramer of Padanaram Harbour, South Dartmouth, MA by the Concordia Company along with 64 sister boats that same year. Other owners have been Francis Welch of Manchester, MA, Harry Holcomb of Franktown, VA and most recently Keith Meyer of Gloucester, VA. Construction is of white cedar carvel planked on white oak frames, keel and stem.

Hull Type: carvel Rig Type: Gaff cat
LOA: 12′-4″ LWL: 11′-8″
Beam: 6′-1″ Listed SA: 140 ft2
Draft: 24″(bd down.)/ 8″ (bd up.)
Hull Weight: 375 lbs. All Up Weight: 450 lbs.
Designer: John Beetle 1921
Construction: Wood (carvel on steam bent frames)

4 thoughts on “Beetle Cat Specifications

  1. Harris

    Grew up sailing the beetle cat, best ever boat to learn in, still a very vibrant fleet in rec and racing. Just plain comfortable and fun. Best ever anniversary present!

  2. Chris Groves

    Learned how to sail in Hyannisport sailing Beetles and Winamp Seniors. Still a popular boat on Cape Cod and the islands.

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