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Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta 2019 - ZGN

March 11, 2019 - Miami, USA - The exhilarating speed and excitement of the Melges 24 was embodied this past weekend by 2019 Melges 24 Bacardi Cup Invitational Champion Andrea Pozzi at the helm of Bombarda. Joined by tactician Matteo Ivaldi and crew members Carlo Zermini, Nicholas del Ferro and Stefano Ciampalini, this was Pozzi’s second appearance on the 2018/19 Winter Series circuit.

Bombarda ITA860 - ZGN

March 9, 2019 - Miami, FL, USA - Miami and Biscayne Bay today showcased the best day of racing as this iconic racing venue said good-bye to the 500 sailors who competed at the Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta 2019. A great Easterly breeze of around 10 knots, sun shining warm and wave chop a lot less than the previous days made for a perfect race day. All of the classes finished their scheduled races at this the best spring sailing yacht racing event in the North Hemisphere.

USA801 Shaka - ZGN

March 8, 2019 - Miami, FL, USA - Miami and the South of Florida woke up under a cloudy sky with the wind blowing vigorously at 15/18 knots from East/North East on day 5 of the 2019 Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta. All races started on schedule at 1100 hours across the different race courses on Biscayne Bay. Three races were added to Melges 24 total score.

USM24CA Ranking Series

March 7, 2019, USA - The final stage of the 2018/19 Melges 24 Winter Series comes to a close this weekend at the Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta. With two events complete and one final stage to go, Bruce Ayres’ Monsoon, leads the three-part Series that commenced back in December 2018. View the 2018/19 Melges 24 Bacardi Winter Series Ranking (After Two Events).

Full Throttle USA849 - ZGN

March 7, 2019 - Miami, USA - It was one amazing sailing day in Biscayne Bay, with typical Miami winter conditions of strong breeze, sunshine and small chop. However it was the day 4 of the regatta, it was the first racing day for Melges 24 fleet. 

Melges 24 CAN Nationals 2018 - Thomas Hawker

March 6, 2019 – CanadaSouth Port Sailing Club (SPSC) is excited to announce it will be hosting the 2019 Melges 24 Canadian National Championship on September 20-22 on Lake St Clair.  Lake St Clair should still be relatively warm at that time of year, and it should make for a fun regatta.

USM24CA Ranking Series

March 4, 2019 - The U.S. Melges 24 Class Association (USM24CA) is proud to announce the long-awaited and much-anticipated National Ranking Series for 2019. The eight-part Series spans the North American continent featuring a wide variety of racing opportunities, from multi-class events to dedicated Melges 24 regattas.

Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2019
February 28, 2019 - IM24CA - With just a few days to go before the beginning of spring, it's already time to think about the upcoming sailing season and the Melges 24 fleet is excited to get back to the water in Europe, for a season that will be one of the most exciting of the latest years.
 
2019 M24ESS Portoroz

February 11, 2019 - Portoroz, Slovenia -  Crews will get their first Melges 24 fix in just over eight weeks time, with Act 1 of the 2019 Melges 24 European Sailing Series taking place in Portorož, Slovenia from the 5-7 April. Always a firm favorite with the sailors due to accessible waterfront and reliable wind, Portorož will continue to build on the trend of the past six years that has seen a significant growth in entries from around the world, including USA and Russia.

Bacardi Winter Series Miami 2019

January 21, 2019 - Miami, USA - Congratulations to Bruce Ayres’ Monsoon and crew members Ian Coleman, Chelsea Simms, George H. Peet and Mike Buckley as they won their second consecutive Melges 24 Winter Series event this past weekend in Miami.