Nacra 15

Designer
Morrelli & Melvin
Builder
NACRA Catamarans
Associations
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# Built
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Hull Type
Catamaran Twin Dbrd.
Construction
GRP carbon epoxy

Dimensions

Length Overall
15 4 / 4.7 m
Waterline Length
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Beam
7 8 / 2.4 m
Draft
0 4 / 0.1 m 2 11 / 0.9 m
Displacement
280 lbs / 127 kg
Ballast
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Rig and Sails

Type
Frac. Sloop (Rotating Spar)
Reported Sail Area
182 ft2 / 16.9 m2
Total Sail Area
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Mainsail
Sail Area
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P
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E
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Mast Height
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Foresail
Sail Area
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I
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J
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Forestay Length
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Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Fuel Type
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Fuel Capacity
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
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Headroom
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Calculations

Hull Speed
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Sail Area/Displacement
68.04
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
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Comfort Ratio
?
Capsize Screening
4.71
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Designated as official ISAF youth multi-hull as a steppingstone to the NACRA 17, (Olympic 2 person catamaran).
Curved daggerboards making it, as described by the builder, a ‘semi-foiler’.

Area mainsail 13.6m2/146 sq.ft.
Area Jib 3.3m2/36 sq.ft.
Spin. Area 16.5m2/177.6 sq.ft.

Photo from saltycolours.com


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