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Nacra F20 FCS

The Nacra F20 FCS is an evolution of the Nacra F20 Carbon. FCS stands for "Flight Control System", this catamaran is indeed equipped with 2 foils S + L (S-shaped on top and L on bottom) and with T-foils on the rudders. The rest of the construction is similar to the classic version with a massive use of carbon for the hulls, spars and appendages. The implementation is neat: prepreg cured in an autoclave at 6 bars and 120 ° C.

The result is, without a doubt, fast, while remaining relatively accessible. The Nacra F20 FCS made a mark just after its launch with a great performance on the Round Texel. Nacra refused to release an official weight but the figure of 170kg – 375lbs is widely accepted.

See the Nacra F20 FCS's specifications on Boat-Specs.com.

Main Features

ShipyardNacra
ModelNacra F20 FCS
Sailboat typeBeach catamaran
DesignerGino Morrelli
Pete Melvin
Building years (first/last)2014 / Still in production
PredecessorNacra 20
CE regulationC-3 / D-4
ConstructionSandwich carbon fiber/epoxy (composite infusion)
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableYes
Appendage typeTwo S-L foils
Rudder bladeTwo with T-foils
RudderDouble tillers
Main dimensions
Hull length20.3 ft
Beam over all10.5 ft
Mast length34.3 ft
Light displacement375 lbs

Rig and sails

Rig typeFractional Sloop
Rig materialMast and boom in Carbon fiber
Number of rows of spreader1
Spreader anglePushing (diamond)
Sails
Spinnaker typeAssymmetrical spinnaker on bowsprit
Upwind sailarea282 ft²
Downwind sailarea527 ft²
Mainsail area226 ft²
Jib area56 ft²
Spinnaker area301 ft²

Performance

Upwind sailarea / displacement1658.9 ft²/Ton
Downwind sailarea / displacement3102.6 ft²/Ton
Trapezes2 set(s)

SCHRSSmall Catamaran Handicap Rating System: rating introduced by ISAF in 1992 to allow to different catamarans to race together.

rating (2013)
0.805

Portsmouth-YardstickPortsmouth Yardstick is an empirical system of handicapping used for small sailboat (dinghies included).

543

Based on specification2014

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