May 23, 2016 - Malcesine, Italy - On the weekend of May 20-22 Fraglia Vela Malcesine on lake Garda hosted the Act 2 of the Melges 24 Italian Series. After the first event in Portoroz, Slovenia the fleet was back in Italy to collect the points for the series. Gian Luca Perego's Maidollis ITA822 with Carlo Fracassoli helming took the highest position on the podium at the end of the regatta.
May 19, 2016 - Miami, U.S.A. - International Melges 24 Class Association (IM24CA) together with the US Melges 24 Class Association (USMCA) is happy to announce that Randy Draftz, Event Director of the Sperry Charleston Race Week for ten years, has joined Petey Crawford's management team for the 2016 Melges 24 Worlds in Miami, November 26 - December 3, 2016.
May 19, 2016 - After Randy Draftz agreed to be as a co-chair for the 2016 Melges 24 World Championship to be held on November 26-December 3 in Miami, Melges 24 class stalwart, Brian Hutchinson had a few minutes to chat with regatta management rock-star, Randy Draftz.
May 18, 2016– Hyeres, France - It was 2009 when a large Melges 24 fleet was sailing in Hyeres to fight for the European Championship, something that will happen again at the end of the upcoming summer (September 2nd to 9th), when the International Melges 24 specialists will cross the bows in the same waters to fight for the same title. The initial Early Bird entry deadline for the 2016 Melges 24 Europeans is in two weeks, i.e. on June 1st.