The radio controlled Nirvana Yacht is an international, one-design model sailboat, regulated by the Nirvana Class Owners Association (NCOA) to insure uniform sailboat performance worldwide. No performance modifications are allowed except those approved by the member elected Nirvana Board of Directors in accordance with the Nirvana COA By-Laws and identified in the Nirvana COA Rules.
Superior sailing is defined through tactical boat-handling skills; accurate sail trim, reading and predicting wind shifts and a developed strategy to complete the fastest course in a supportive, yet competitive environment. The Nirvana Sailboat is a well engineered, high aspect-ratio design both above and below the water line. This is a high-performance sailboat for light, medium and heavy winds. The Nirvana Sailboat is an excellent club sailboat with the option of refitting for regional and national competition.
Specifications: Hull - Length overall - 32 inches Height - Keel to top of mast - 64 inches Beam width - 7.75 inches Weight - without batteries 5.5 pounds Draft - 13 inches Sail Area - "A" Sails - approx. 525 sq. inches "B" Sails - approx. 473 sq. inches "C" Sails - approx. 425 sq. inches
* The high-aspect ratio sail design design provide sudden acceleration with every change in wind intensity and direction. * The high-aspect ratio keel design allows rapid performance, decisive tacks and excellent upwind sailing. * The double hatch design keep the on-board electronics dry * The quick rigging and easy on-off keel offer rapid setup and take down. * The tapered, carbon fiber mast and booms will perform well in a blow * The two piece mast will separate to allow an entire Nirvana Yacht complete with sails, booms and keel to be packed in a hard suitcase for travel to distant regattas. * Sport-Sailing is an inexpensive, challenging and competitive adult sport.
Where to purchase a Nirvana Yacht
The best price was found online at www.ToysRUs.com. The last posted price (11/2012) was less than $200.00 complete and ready for water - including sails, transmitter and receiver. (the buyer protection plan was not considered of value) The owner must supply the fresh batteries and save the shipping box and packing materials after delivery.
Manufacturer: Megatech International Inc. www.Megatech.com
We look forward to giving your Nirvana Yacht Club an internet presence on the www.NirvanaClassOwnersAssociation.com