See the Nacra 17 at the South West International Boat Show
by Sail America on 21 Feb 2013
Come and take a look at the all new Nacra 17 designed for the 2016 Olympics! This new design marks the return of the multihull sailing to the Games.
Nacra 17 fleet making debut at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 2013 US Sailing © http://www.ussailing.org
The Nacra 17 high-performance catamaran is the fastest Olympic sailing boat and is attracting a strong interest from top-ranked athletes world-wide. It is reinvigorating small boat multihull sailing for the masses.
The boat was designed by Morrelli & Melvin who have extensive experience designing and racing on America's Cup cats including Stars & Stripes, America's Cup catamaran in 1988, BMW Oracle in 2010, and currently are part of the Emirates Team New Zealand 2013 America's Cup design team.
Morrelli & Melvin designs have won 17 Boat of the Year selections including 18 Gunboat designs from 48-90ft, and have designed over 500 cruising cats from 38ft to 46ft, built by Robertson and Caine, exclusively used by the Moorings and Sunsail charter Southwest International Boat Show