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Nacra 460 School is a Double handed sport/beach catamaran built by Nacra and designed by Performance Catamarans. Her first hull was built in 2004 and a Fore beam stepped mast mast configuration.

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NACRA 460 SCHOOL Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft4.52 m / 14.82 ft
Designer(s)Performance Catamarans
categoryDouble handed sport/beach catamaran
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeCatamaran
First Hull Built2004
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesSkegs skeg on each hull
HelmSingle tiller
RudderTwin transom hung rudders
CockpitNo cockpit
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi fractional
Mast LayoutFore beam stepped mast


Overall Length (LOA) 4.52 m / 14.82 ft
Hull Length4.5 m / 14.10 ft
Beam (width)2.35 m / 7.8 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 130 kg / 287 lb
Maximum Displacement130 kg / 287 lb


Sail Area to Displacement61.47
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement59.15 m²/T / 637 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement106.38 m²/T / 1145 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutFore beam stepped mast
Rotating SparsYes
Spreaders AngleNo spreader
Spars ConstructionAluminum mast and no boom
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire
Reported Sail Area15.51 m² / 167.00 ft²
Upwind Sail Area15.18 m² / 163 ft²
Downwind Sail Area27.3 m² / 294 ft²
Mainsail Area12.3 m² / 132 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)No engine
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