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Nacra 460 sport

The Nacra 460, here in "sport" version, is a 14’10” beach catamaran designed by Performance Catamarans. She was built by Nacra (United States) and made of sandwich foam / fiberglass / polyester. The production started in 2004 .

The Nacra 460 is as well listed, on Boat-Specs.com, in version Fun and School.

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Nacra 460's   Main Features
Model Nacra 460
Version Sport
Type of hull Catamaran
Category Double handed sport/beach catamaran
Shipyard
Designer Performance Catamarans
Construction Hulls and deck:
sandwich foam / fiberglass / polyester
First built hull 2004
Last built hull Still in production
Appendages Skeg :
Skegs
Helm 1 tiller
Rudder 2 transom hung rudders
Cockpit No cockpit
Unsinkable No
Trailerable Yes
EC certification C
Standard public price ex. VAT (indicative only) About
11 300
(2017)
Nacra 460's   Main dimensions
Hull length 14’ 10”
Beam (width) 7’ 8”
Light displacement 287 lbs
Nacra 460's   Rig and sails
Upwind sail area 166 sq.ft
Downwind sail area 294 sq.ft
Mainsail area 132 sq.ft
Jib area 34 sq.ft
Asymetric spinnaker area 161 sq.ft
Rigging type Sloop Marconi fractional
Rotating spars Yes
Mast position Fore beam stepped mast
Spars Mast in Aluminum and no boom
Standing rigging 1x19 strand wire
Nacra 460's   Performances
Trapezes 1 set(s)
Upwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.
The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat.
60.21
Downwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.
The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat.
106.38

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