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2018-19 Season
17-10-2018 
Welcome to the 40th Season of NACRA sailing in Australia! 

HUMPYBASH 2016
17-10-2016 

NACRA DOMINATE BOTH FLEETS


FNQ NACRA SUPER SERIES
07-06-2016 
FIRST EVENT TINAROO MAY DAY REGATTA

2015-16 Super Series
07-06-2016 
NEXT EVENT WIVENHOE WINTER MARATHON

RECENT CLASS RULE AMENDMENTS - MAINSHEET SYSTEMS
21-03-2016 

The Australian Nacra Class Association has received the following notification from Nacra Australia of changes to the NACRA Class rules:

 


JANUARY 2016 NEWS
16-01-2016 
State and National Titles

2015-16 QLD STATE TITLES
10-03-2015 
State Titles to be held this easter at Airlie Beach Sailing Club

2014-15 NATIONALS
06-01-2015 
Queensland Clean Sweeps 2014-15 Nationals

2014-15 SEQ NACRA SUPER SERIES
30-12-2014 
The Next Event of the SEQ Nacra Super Series Lake Samsonvale 10-11 January 2015

HUMPYBASH 2014 - RACE REPORT
21-10-2014 
Nacra 5.8 first ,second and 4th overall at the Humpybong Bash.

NACRA SEQ SUPER SERIES 2014-14
20-10-2014 
RESULTS first event Nacra SEQ Super Series BELVEDERE HOTEL HUMPYBASH

NACRA 4.5's
13-10-2014 
RESULTS Mannering Park 14 foot challenge

2014-15 SUPERSERIES
03-10-2014 
The first event of the 2014-15 SEQ NACRA SUPER SERIES IS HUMPYBASH  DETAILS CAN BE FOUND HERE

AUSTRALIANS TAKE SILVER NACRA 17 WORLDS
27-09-2014 
Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin take silver on there way to Rio 2015

NACRA BIDS FOR OFFICIAL ISAF YOUTH CAT
27-09-2014 
NACRA  have developed and all new NACRA 15 aimed to be the new ISAF youth training boat as a gateway for young sailors with Olympic aspirations

2013-14 SEQ NACRA SUPER SERIES
02-06-2014 
Wivenhoe Winter Marathon

NACRA SEQ SUPER SERIES
10-04-2014 
Event Date Changed

SEQ SUPER SERIES
10-04-2014 
Big Weekend At Bundy

SEQ SUPER SERIES
14-02-2014 
CLEVELAND REGATTA CALLED OFF.

2013-14 SUPER SERIES
11-02-2014 
NEXT EVENT THIS WEEKEND 15-16 FEB 2014 CLEVELAND SAILING CLUB

REGATTA
09-01-2014 
LSWSA NEW YEARS REGATTA

2014 NATIONAL TITLES
09-01-2014 
RESULTS

SEQ SUPER SERIES 2013-14
30-10-2013 
NEXT EVENT - CAT CHALLENGE LAKE COOTHARABAH SAILING CLUB

2013-14 NACRA SEQ SUPER SERIES
11-09-2013 
2013-14 super series commences

NACRA 17 WORLDS
31-07-2013 

Early end to Nacra 17 World Championship and Finn European Championship


NACRA 17 Worlds
31-07-2013 

Aussies Waterhouse and Darmanin into Nacra 17 World Championship medal race


JULY 2013 NEWSLETTER OUT NOW
23-07-2013 
JULY 13 NEWSLETTER

NEXT EVENT SEQ SUPER SERIES
29-03-2013 
SEQ NACRA TITLES Southport Sailing Club 6 - 7 April 2013

REGATTA'S THIS WEEKEND
12-03-2013 
Event 8 SEQ Traveller Series Bundaberg and Richmond River Sailing Club Regatta

NACRA INFUSION WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - GOLD COAST
10-02-2013 
Narrowest of Margins Separate Nacra Infusions

FIRST NACRA 17 EVENT - MIAMI
10-02-2013 
Nacra 17 proves challenging in big chop at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami

2013 NATIONAL TITLES - HERVEY BAY
01-01-2013 
DAY 2 

NATIONALS - HERVEY BAY
24-12-2012 
LATEST INFO ON NATIONALS

SEQ NACRA SUPER SERIES 2012-13
06-11-2012 
Event 5 NACRA SEQ Super Series- Big River Sailing Club Clarence River.

SEQ NACRA SUPER SERIES 2012-13
29-10-2012 
Event 4 Seq Nacra Super Series 2012-13 Cat Challenge Lake Cootharabah Sailing Club

SEQ NACRA SUPER SERIES 2012-13
29-10-2012 
Results Event 3 SEQ Nacra Super Series 2012-13 Cleveland Sailing Club

NATIONAL TITLES - HERVEY BAY
17-10-2012 
NOR and Entry Forms released

SEQ NACRA SUPER SERIES
02-10-2012 
EVENT 3 - Cleveland Sailing Club

SEQ NACRA SUPER SERIES
02-10-2012 
Event 2 - Torquay Hotel Multihull Challenge at Hervey Bay - Results

SEQ NACRA SUPER SERIES
25-09-2012 
Event 2 - Torquay Hotel Multihull Challenge at Hervey Bay 29th to 30th September 2012

NACRA 17 CHOSEN FOR OLYMPICS 2016
09-09-2012 
NACRA 17 CHOSEN FOR OLYMPICS 2016

SEQ NACRA SUPER SERIES 2012-13
09-09-2012 

First Event of the SEQ Nacra Super Series 2012-13



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FIRST NACRA 17 EVENT - MIAMI
10-02-2013 

Nacra 17 proves challenging in big chop at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami

The stage is set for mixed multihull racing at Rio 2016. As one of two new Olympic events, the Nacra 17 is making its first appearance in the ISAF Sailing World Cup series this week in Miami.

These doublehanded teams are sorting out new strategies and techniques as they become more comfortable with this fast, light catamaran and its featured curved dagger boards. Many of the sailors competing in the Nacra 17 are making the adjustment from another boat or class. In some cases, sailors are getting acquainted with new teammates as well.

Perhaps no team has made a smoother transition than Sarah Newberry and John Casey (USA). The duo has been dominant through three days of racing on Biscayne Bay. They have won five of the six races, including the last five. Sarah Streater and Matthew Whitehead (USA) have four second-place finishes and trail by four points.

“We've done a lot of training in the F16 and F18, and we're finding the Nacra 17 to fit in terms of power, but not in terms of how the boat actually sails,” explained Newberry. “It's a whole new game with the curved foils.”
 
“We worked really hard to find good settings for the breeze. The real challenge for the whole fleet has been dealing with the boats in bigger chop, which is more than what we see when training in the inner bay. When going downwind, the lift in the boat with the chop has made it challenging,” she added.

Newberry and Casey have their sights set on the 2013 Nacra 17 World Championship this July in The Netherlands, which will serve as the selection event for US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider.

Puerto Rico’s three-time Olympian, Enrique Figueroa, is ecstatic about the fact that multihull racing is back as an Olympic event. “I think it is one of the most exciting events in the Olympics, so having the catamaran come back was good for everybody especially as the sailing world nowadays has a big focus on catamarans,” he said.

Figueroa is planning an Olympic campaign with wife Carla Malatrasi. He is making the switch from the Tornado to the Nacra 17. “Getting back into a spinnaker boat was a challenge, especially with a new crew and she’s not used to the spinnaker and all it entails. It’s been a learning experience for both of us. The Nacra is very physical. The curved boards and the way the boat is going to be sailed eventually is going to require a lot of balance and strength, so of course you’ve got to hit the gym hard,” explained Figueroa.

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