Nora Simrad is a 48ft Cigale des Mères 14, a fast and safe aluminium sloop. She’s been circumnavigating the globe since 2006

S/Y Nora Simrad

S/Y Nora Simrad is a sturdy and reliable sailing yacht. In favourable conditions she easily covers more than 200 NM per day. The boat has been continuously upgraded over the years. In 2017 she has been equipped with a brand new standing and running rig, including the mainsail, the roll genoa and the roll jib. The engine, the Balmar dynamo, the life raft, as well as the bimini and the sprayhood were replaced in 2019. The boat has the necessary equipment for safe and beautiful sailing worldwide.

Sloop: Levrié des Mères (Alubat, France)
Dimensions: 48ft (length), 4.3m (beam), 2.2m (draft)
Hull: Aluminium
Accommodation: 3 double and 2 single bunks allocated in 3 cabins; kitchen; two heads with showers; Echotech watermaker

Sailing Wardrobe & Power

Mainsail with 3 reefs (Spruce)
Genoa on roll (2017)
Jib on roll (2017)
Gennaker on roll on bow spear
Spinnaker with boom
Storm sail

Volvo Penta D2-60 Engine
4 solar panels
4 AGM consumer batteries 720 AH

Electronics & Navigation

Lowrance 12″ GPS at the chart table
B&G 7 Zeus on the pedestal
Raymarine ST60 autopilot
Halcon gyrocompass
Sensors and repeaters for wind, speed, depth, etc.

Safety & Dinghy

Liferaft Viking 6UKL (2019)
1x Epirb
6 x Lifevest
4 x Personal Epirb (attached to lifevest)
Flares and rockets
Life raft grab bag
Hand-held GPS and VHF

3.40 m RIB (rigid bottom) dinghy
Suzuki DF6 four-stroke outboard engine (new)
Tohatsu 4hp two-stroke engine