Big fun for a small price

The Nacra 460, the baby of the Nacra family, is perfect if you are just learning about catamaran sailing. Built as a sturdy and safe, low level entry cat, it still has all the high quality materials our other models have. Like all other leisure Nacras, the 460 comes with kick up rudders, a skeg hull, and Harken working gear.

The Nacra 460 comes in 3 configurations: The Nacra 460 FUN – the perfect family boat, the Nacra 460 School/Resort – a great addition to sailing schools, complete with extra appealing features, and the Nacra 460 Sport – all the features of the 460 FUN, but now with a special Sports package to start racing in a Nacra Class.

From small beginnings...

A simple, high-quality performance catamaran for two persons. It is the baby of the Nacra family, perfect if you are just learning about catamaran sailing. However, nothing about this catamaran is standard. It is a real beauty with its clean hull lines. The beams are recessed into the hulls, making the boat stiffer. And the high buoyancy keeps you on top of the water. As with all Nacra boats, the trampoline is made of mesh polypropylene, which ensures that water drains quickly. If you’re just starting out sailing a catamaran, the trapeze can be pretty exciting. Nacra has made it safe and easy with sure-footed, non-slip areas on the side of the hulls.

All Nacra sails are designed by Performance Sails to give you many years of enjoyment. The Nacra 460 has an MNX mainsail, fibre reinforced monofilm, and a Dacron jib. The jib is sheeted to the front of the beam, so you don’t have the hassle of lines and blocks on your trampoline. Like other Nacras, the 460 comes with kick up rudders, a skeg hull, and Harken working gear.

Measurements

Length: 5.56m (18’5″)
Width: 2.44m (8′)
Mast length: 9.1m (30′)
Boat weight: 163kg (360 lbs)

General use

Recreation, learning, family

Crew weight

180kg (350 lbs) or up to 3 persons

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Choose your Nacra

Because we want everyone to experience cat sailing, we’ve made the Nacra 460 available in 3 different configurations. So if you’re just looking for an easy to use, small cat for recreational sailing, need something exciting for your sailing school, or want to dip your toe into cat racing: The Nacra 460 is the perfect high quality entry level cat for you. 

Below you’ll find all the info you need to make your choice.

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 progression chart – for both the youth and adults, for both recreational and serious sailors. Take a look and make your choice.

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Nacra 460 FUN

The Nacra 460 FUN is the perfect family boat. It is great for learning catamaran sailing, taking your first steps towards racing or simply using for recreational sailing and enjoying your days out on the water with a sailing friend or by yourself. Since the Nacra 460 FUN is a relatively small catamaran, it is no problem to sail the boat alone.

Looking for more speed? Check out our sports package and start racing!

Nacra 460 School / Resort

The Nacra 460 School / Resort is a great addition to your fleet at the sailing school. It’s nice and small, has a simple design and comes with some great extra features that make catamaran sailing even more appealing to students.

This special School / Resort edition comes with a boomless mainsail that is ideal for learning to gybe and tack without ducking deep. Another great addition is the easily reefed mainsail, so you can go out in different weather conditions. And with the traditional level of buoyancy, students won’t get too wet and cold on the water, which isn’t great for a first experience.

Nacra 460 Sport

The Nacra 460 Sport is the perfect boat if you are looking for more speed and want to start racing in the Nacra class. It has all the features of the Nacra 460 FUN, but with a special sports package. It comes with an MNX sports jib/spinnaker kit to give more power to your Nacra. The jib is sheeted to the front beam so you always have a clean trampoline. The Nacra 460 Sport gives you a taste of the thrilling experience of what racing in the Nacra class feels like.

Nacra 460 Comparison

Nacra 460 FUN

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Nacra 460 Sports

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Additional Information

Additional Information
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Technical Specifications
Standard ● Optional ○
DesignNacra / Morelli&Melvin
Hull4.7m (15’4″)Glass foam FRP polyester resin
Beam2.34 (7’67”)
Mast length8.17m (26’8″)Aluminium
Boat weight FCS Version160kg (352 Lbs)Ready to sail
Trapeze system2 person
Mainsail13.77m² (148ft²)Polyester
Jib3.28m² (35ft²)Polyester
Spinnaker15.26m² (164ft²)Polyester
Spinnaker retriever system
Mainsheet system1 to 10
Mainsail cunningham system1 to 16
FCS L rudder setFull Carbon
FCS Z foil setFull Carbon
Main Z-foil bearing set incl. Lock system
Rear endcap kit incl. rake foil trim system
Curved daggerboard setGlass fiber carbon reinforced
Curved daggerboard bearing kitGlass fiber carbon reinforced
Rudder systemKick-up aluminium
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