Riccardo Simoneschi’s Audi tron and Robert Bakóczy’s FGF Sailing Team

29 September 2014 – Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2014 got a spectacular conclusion in Medemblik, the Netherlands on September 19-21. The series opened in Portorož, Slovenia in March and featured five regattas including MKB Bank Melges 24 European Championships on the Lake Balaton in May, Kiel Week in June, Italian Melges 24 Act 3 in Riva del Garda in July and the Dutch Open Championships in Medemblik.

Riccardo Simoneschi’s Audi tron ITA 840 Wins The Dutch Open Championships

September 21, Medemblik, Holland – During three days, with 21 teams from Great Britain, Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Ukraine and Italy seven races were sailed in very various conditions - very light and sunny on Friday, then gray changing to sunny and more windy on Saturday and finally strong wind of 24 knots with gusts of 28 knots on Sunday.

Riccardo Simoneschi’s Audi tron ITA 840 Took The Lead At The Dutch Opens

September 20, Medemblik, Holland – By the end of a long day spent between waiting for a breeze to sail and the darkness in the evening, three races were completed at the Dutch Open Championships, which is considered as the final stage of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2014.

GBR’s Double Leading in Melges 24 Class On The First Day Of The Dutch Opens

September 19, Medemblik, Holland – The first day of the Dutch Open Championships 2014, which is considered as the final stage of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2014, welcomed the fleet of 19 boats from eight countries: Great Britain, Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Ukraine and Italy. The Melges 24 event is framed in the Dutch Open Championship, an event that involves a substantial number of classes, including one design boats and dinghies, and with them a few hundred sailors. 

Dutch Open Championship - The Final Stage Of The Melges 24 European Sailing Seri

September 19, Medemblik, Holland - In a few hours the racing will start in Medemblik for the final event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2014. 25 teams are representing eight countries: Great Britain, Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Ukraine and Italy.