Melges 24 AUS NSW State

November 25, 2015 - Belmont, Australia - Lake Macquarie offered an absolutely sweltering introduction to the series on Friday with 40 degree heat and a hot gusty North Westerly breeze. After the crews and family arrived, rigged their boats and completed weigh in, there was no time wasted getting on the water to cool off and get two quality races on the way.

Melges 24 Bruce Ayres Monsoon

November 24, 2015 - Miami, U.S. - The Winter Circuit Sailing Season is getting underway in Miami, FL, and the Melges 24 Class has several events there leading up to the 2016 Melges 24 World Championships next November.  

AUS Melges 24 - Bandit - Warwick Rooklyn

November 23, 2015 - Australia - New boat owner Warwick Rooklyn seemed keen to compete and talked the talk. His Australian built boat Bandit was fully spec‘d up with the best of everything. Warwick was well known in Australian Sailing on many levels. On the racecourse Rooklyn presented a professional campaign, the crew looked slick and sailed fast, team Bandit was intimidating on and off the water.


November 19, 2015 - IM24CA - Extraordinary General Meeting was called to accept the draft of the new Constitution of the International Melges 24 Class Association on November 6. As a result of the discussions and long meeting the new constitution, a standard ISAF constitution template modified to our needs, was accepted by the fourteen National Classes attending the meeting. New constitution was approved by ISAF on November 18, 2015.

The third act of the 2015-2016 season on Lake Rapel in Chile

On November 14 and 15 the third act of the Chilean Melges 24 Ranking Series was held. Nine teams were in Algarrobo, Pacific Ocean and with wind between 8 and 13 knots and 10ft waves Magic Marine of Pablo Gallyas found the way to beat the pack.  Krill with Hernan Serrano at the helm ended the race as the second and Centurion of Juan Ramon Moral closed the podium as the third.