August 25, 2015 - Winning the Melges 24 World Championship is never easy. The class attracts the best sailors, and after 20+ years, there are few tricks left to exploit. So when 2008 US Olympian Christopher Rast dominated the 2015 Worlds, beating the 95-boat fleet WITH A RACE TO SPARE, Scuttlebutt editor Craig Leweck had to find out how he did it…
Over August 21-23 the 3rd event of the Doyle Sails Nordic Trophy 2015 was held considered to be Melges 24 Danish Championship and was hosted by Sundby Sejlforening in Copenhagen. 26 boats competed from Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Germany.
After four events completed from the 2015 Melges 24 European Sailing Series and deserved holidays the venue of the 2013 Melges 24 Europeans is awaiting you! The next event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series will be held at the Delta Lloyd Open Dutch Championships in Medemblik, the Netherlands on September 18-20.
As the epic 2015 CSR Melges 24 U.S. National Championship has been written into the history books now, it's time to think about the future events focusing especially to the 2016 title event - MELGES 24 Miami World Championship to be held in Miami Yacht Club in Florida on 26 November until 3 December. 51 teams entered and counting!