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Sander M.L. Schuurman joins Nacra for global brand expansion

Featured image: Sander in orange with nephew - Photo credits P. Luigi Nacra Sailing International hires seasoned marketeer Sander M.L. Schuurman for its global Nacra brand expansion After 8 years in the superyacht business and being well-known in the international boat show arena, Sander, a former world champion sailing on Nacra, returns to his roots. Originally a banker with […] Read more

REVEALED: the Nacra 500 MK2

Introducing the new Nacra 500 MK2 – the world’s first high-end leisure catamaran It has been a while since the legendary California brand Nacra started in 1975. Building smooth hull designs sporting better buoyancy and speed characteristics than its competitors. Fast forward to 2005, two Dutch sailing mavericks didn’t think twice and bought the license for the Nacra brand. […] Read more

Nacra 17 Introduces Small Changes to Rudder Systems for Paris Quadrennial

Since the Tokyo Olympics, Nacra 17 has adopted two small changes to the rudder systems to help improve safety and performance. Both changes will be incorporated by the fleet over the winter months, between the 2021 World Championship in Oman (November) and the 2022 Princess Sofia Trophy Regatta (March). Updated Elevator The first change is […] Read more

Olympic Games 2020: Italy wins gold in Nacra 17 Mixed Multihull racing

Cover photo: Ruggero Tita and Caterina Banti (ITA) | Picture Courtesy: World Sailing  After finishing sixth in the medal race, Italy’s Ruggero Tita and Caterina Banti won the mixed foiling Nacra 17 Olympic championship 2020.  We are thrilled to announce that Ruggero Tita and Caterina Banti (ITA) won the mixed foiling Nacra 17 Olympic title […] Read more

Nacra Sailing International announces a renewed dealership agreement with Nacra Australia

Recognising the growing interest for our products in the Australian market, we are proud to announce a renewed dealership agreement with Nacra Australia, combining their wealth of knowledge in classes and its distribution with Nacra Sailing’s advanced catamaran designs and its production.  Nacra Australia is a family-owned business run and managed by Ross Guinea and […] Read more

Robin Mineur and Sander Mineur (NED) win the F16 Summerbreeze European 2021

We are extremely proud to announce that Robin & Sander Mineur take the F16 Summerbreeze Hero 2021 title home.  Over the last week in Gravedona, passionate F16 sailors from the Netherlands, France, Belgium, Sweden, and Switzerland competed on the Italian waters at Lake Como for the title F16 Summerbreeze Hero 2021.  Saving the best for […] Read more

Event Announcement: NACRA Demo PRO Week

We are thrilled to be bringing Nacra Demo PRO Week – a five-day event packed with fun activities and racing on Lake Como in Italy from August 2nd to 6th, 2021. This event is for everyone who wants to have a little fun sailing with the friends and family of Nacra Sailing.    What are […] Read more

Nacra Sailing welcomes new Canadian Dealer: Sextant Marine Inc.

Nacra Sailing is delighted to announce the appointment of Sextant Marine Inc. as its new dealer in the Canadian market. Under the agreement, Sextant Marine Inc. will be responsible for sales and full support for Nacra catamarans through the country, including the provision of spare parts, assembling, and local customer service. Nacra Sailing is proud […] Read more

The Nacra 15 FCS ONE

Nacra´s newly launched single-handed flyer – Nacra 15 FCS ONE  Following the evolution of the Olympic Nacra 17 Class and heeding to the increasing popularity of single-handed sailing, Nacra Sailing has introduced the Nacra 15 FCS ONE. A full-foiling, single-handed variant of the Nacra 15 FCS that is sure to offer the ultimate sailing experience […] Read more

Nacra 17 Santander 2021: Cenholt & Lubeck (DEN) 1st

The Danish crew who were left out of the 2016 Olympics on their team mates blocking them a better score continue to perform in each Nacra 17 regatta. Now with a secure spot for Tokyo, Lin Cenholt & Christian Lubeck can relax and “cruise” on, at Santander Test Event held this week they won by […] Read more

Brand new website Nacra Test Centre de Eilander on Texel

De Eilander Website: https://www.deeilander.nl   Dutch: Een catamaran kopen doe je niet zomaar. En als je een type hebt uitgezocht, hoe weet je dan dat dit voor jou de juiste boot is? Nacra Sailing speelt in op die onzekerheid en biedt potentiële kopers de mogelijkheid om hun favoriete Nacra uit te proberen! De Eilander is […] Read more

2021 Worlds Organizing Authority guarantees registration fees refund

Dear F18 fellow sailors, Following to the COVID-19 situation all across the world, the F18 2021 World Championship’s Organizing Authority (OA), in accordance with the F18 International Class and F18 Italian Class, wants to send a reassuring message to all of you wishing to join the event in Formia/Gulf of Gaeta, July 2-9 2021. As […] Read more

FINLAND and TUNISIA Earn Olympic Berths – SPAIN wins in Lanzarote

Finish sailors Sinem Kurtbay and Janne Javinen spent a year in sailing purgatory, as the last team not to qualify in Auckland 2019, and came through all the stronger as they took the last remaining Olympic berth over a tough week of racing in Lanzarote. Day four was a turning point in their performance, where […] Read more

Pacheco/Trittel (ESP) take overall lead – Kurtbay/Jarvine (FIN) move into qualifying position

The Olympic qualifying favorites, Sinem Kurtbay and Janne Jarvine (FIN) moved into 6th place overall and now lead the remaining countries aiming for the final Tokyo berth. They scored a 3, 10, 10 on the day to continue a solid run of middling results. Kurtbay and Jarvine were the top placed team not to earn […] Read more

Kohlhoff/Stuhlemmer (GER) show class, Kurtbay/Jarnive (FIN) take slim lead in Olympic chase

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YANG XUEZHE and HU XIAOXIAO (CHN) win 2021 Nacra 17 Asian Championship

Two points separated first from second place overall heading into the final day of racing in Shanghai. Only two more races of the full slate of 15 races were needed, so the pressure was at a maximum to decide the winners. The leaders, Xuezhe and Xiaoxiao, took a very tight first race, and then the […] Read more

*UPDATE* RYA Dinghy Show – Nacra schedule

It’s almost here, people! The RYA Dinghy Show 2021 is held this upcoming weekend. A while back we promised to announce our schedule. So here it is, plus many more exciting updates! Since the RYA Dinghy Show 2021 is being held as a free virtual event due to the COVID-crisis, we can’t be there in […] Read more

Announcement regarding the RYA Dinghy Show 2021

We’re pleased to announce that Nacra Sailing will again be exhibiting at the RYA Dinghy Show. This year’s edition will be virtual due to the pandemic 😷, but that hasn’t stopped us so far. We’re not afraid too shake things up a bit, so we’ve got some awesome things in store for you. And in […] Read more

First Official Nacra Test Center USA

We like to share with you the first official Nacra Test Center in the USA. Experiences + Sailing + cool boats + Outer Banks = good times on the water at East Coast Sailboats. Models to try: Nacra 500, Nacra 570, F18 Evolution and F20 Carbon!! More information here: East Coast Sailboats, Inc   Read more

Nacra Winter Series

We are very excited to announce the Nacra Winter Series: a five-month training club for all classes of Nacra at the Provela Foiling Centre in Spain! Nacra sailors have the opportunity to sail all winter long, including coaching (supplied free by Nacra), events and safety. The Provela Foiling Centre is open 7 days a week […] Read more

Covid 19 – latest information

We would like to inform you about the current status regarding the ongoing corona situation. Production is up and running We continue our production as much as possible as we are used to. Of course we are dependent on the external supply chain. At this point we expect that we can continue as usual. Transport […] Read more

First photos of the Nacra F18 Infusion FCS in action!

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The most all-round F18 is going to fly!

Here she is, the Nacra F18 Infusion FCS! Proudly presented by Nacra Sailing, manufacturer since 2009 of foiling and semi-foiling boats, such as the Nacra F20 Carbon, Nacra F20 FCS, Nacra 15 and the full foiling Olympic multihull Nacra 17. Read more

The evolution of Nacra 15

In 2015, the Nacra 15 was designed from scratch primarily to the World Sailing criteria to become the official Youth Multihull. The fast growing Nacra 15 Class in its C-foil (curved dagger boards) configuration has become an on-going and integral fleet of the Youth Sailing World Championships and uniquely the Youth Olympic Games. The Nacra 15, offering high performance, super competitive racing with speeds up to 20 knots and beyond. A performer in its own right, the Nacra 15 is also a smaller version of the original Olympic Nacra 17 Mixed Multihull, creating a true Olympic pathway. Read more

Demesmaeker and Van Eupen (BEL) winners Nacra 15 Worlds 2018

Congratulations to Henri Demesmaeker and Frederique van Eupen and their coach Sebbe Godefroid for winning the 2018 Nacra 15 World Championship in Barcelona…! Read more

Cat Selector

Can’t decide which Nacra boat to get? Not to worry. Nacra Sailing has something for everyone – from light and sturdy leisure cat to full-blown Olympic powerhouse. To help you make the right choice, we’ve compiled a progressions chart with possible pathways – for both the youth and adults, for both recreational and serious sailors. Take a look, make your choice.

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About Nacra Sailing
Since 1975 Nacra has always been about empowering sailors. Getting the best out of yourself and your team with Nacra supplying the equipment. Reaching new heights and pushing your boundaries. That’s Nacra Sailing! Nacra & Performance Sails are based in The Netherlands. Our Dutch company took over the original Nacra factory (Santa Ana, California) in 2007 with all its rights concerning the brand Nacra. Nacra has been originally founded in 1975 and draws its knowledge therefore from a long history of building and supplying catamarans to the world of sailing.

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