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Nacra 17 "Olympic Mixed Multihull"

May 5, 2012 - Congratulations Nacra! Morrelli & Melvin are very proud to be part of the great team that put the Nacra 17 into the 2016 Olympics! 

THE ISAF council has voted in favor of the NACRA 17 being the next OLYMPIC multihull!!! 20 votes for Nacra 17, 15 votes Viper, 1 obstain!!! The sailors are heard!!!!

Thank you all for your support and lets make this one hell of a showcase! Peter and I are a bit shaky down here still but we are okay of course. Lots of tension and so good to feel the global support


The multihull taken out of the Olympic program was to most multihull sailors a big shock. Being one of the most spectacular sailing classes around, therefore we are happy that ISAF and IOC will bring the multihull back for the next Olympic cycle. At Nacra we have studied the criteria thoroughly and submit two boats (Nacra F16 and Nacra 17) of which we are convinced will meet the ISAF criteria.

Project Team:

NACRA Performance Catamarans
NACRA Europe
Morrelli & Melvin
Peter Vink, Gunnar Larsen and Jack Young

NACRA North America

For more information Contact Morrelli & Melvin.

or Gunnar Larsen, 

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