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Melges 24 - Riva event - photo Mauro Melandri

46 boats from 14 nations were racing at the third event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series in Riva del Garda considered also as the Audi tron Sailing Series Act 3 “The King of the Lake” organised by B.Plan Sport&Events (BPSE) in cooperation with Melges Europe and International Melges 24 Class Association (IM24CA) and hosted by the Fraglia Vela Riva Yacht Club on May 22-24.

M24ESS Riva Day 3 - BPSE/MMelandri

24 May, 2015 – Riva del Garda, Italy – Third event of the Audi tron Sailing Series Melges 24 „The King of the Lake“, being at the same time the third event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series, ended with the victory of Marrakech Express ITA-8 (today 1-2), an event that brought to Riva del Garda forty six teams from fourteen nations.

Mr. Henri NED-645 - John den Engelsman - photo BPSE/MMelandri

23 May, 2015 – Riva del Garda, Italy - Riva del Garda and the northern part of the Benaco lake, this is how the locals call the lake, did not betray the expectations today, redeeming yesterday’s calmness with a useful day completing three races for the results of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 3rd event and Audi tron Sailing Series Melges 24 Act 3. 

Melges 24 European & Audi tron Sailing Series - photo BPSE/Mauro Melandri

22 May, 2015 - Riva del Garda, Italy - Unstable weather made it impossible to manage the challenges the organizers and sailors met at the first day of the 3rd event for the Melges 24 European Sailing Series in Riva del Garda. The event is considered also as the Audi tron Sailing Series Act 3 "The King of the Lake" organised by B.Plan Sport&Events (BPSE) in cooperation with Melges Europe and International Melges 24 Class Association, hosted by the Fraglia Vela Riva Yacht Club. 
 

Melges 24 US fleet

Midwest Melges 24's kicked off the 2015 sailing season with Muskegon Yacht Club hosting the 2015 Midwest One-Design Spring Championship. Nineteen teams from all over the Midwest and Canada gathered, reuniting friendships and sailing enthusiasm after a long cold Winter.

Melges 24 European and Audi tron Sailing Series 2014 in Riva - Pierrick Contin

20 May, 2015 – Riva del Garda, Italy – 44 boats from 14 nations pre-registered for the third event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series in Riva del Garda considered also as the Audi tron Sailing Series Act 3 “The King of the Lake” organised by B.Plan Sport&Events (BPSE) in cooperation with Melges Europe and International Melges 24 Class Association. The event will be hosted by Fraglia Vela Riva Yacht Club and will take place on May 21-24.

Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2015 current rankings

After two well organised Melges 24 European Sailing Series events in Portoroz, Slovenia in March and in Balatonfüred, Hungary last weekend the current rankings of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2015 have been published in overall and in Pro-Am division. In this ranking every race sailed counts and worst scores will be excluded after every six races completed. With two events we have 17 races sailed in the series and 2 worst results have been discarded. 27 boats from 8 nations have got their ranking points so far.  

Melges 24 Norwegian Open 2014

Norwegian Melges 24 fleet had a Spring Cup regatta hosted by Åsgårdstrand Seilforening last weekend. There were 13 boats participating both from Norway and Sweden to start the preparations for the Melges 24 World Championship in Denmark in less than 2 months time.

Melges 24 European Sailing Series - Balaton

10 May, 2015 - Balatonfüred, Hungary - Taking two more bullets on the final day Ian Ainslie and his team on Strange Brew secured themselves the victory of the Balaton Melges 24 Spring Regatta which is considered also as the Melges 24 European Sailing Series second event organised by the Balatonfüredi Yacht Club in cooperation with Hungarian Melges 24 Class Association and International Melges 24 Class Association.

Balaton Melges 24 Spring Regatta - photo Gabor Cserta

09 May, 2015 - Balatonfüred, Hungary - With two bullets and one second position Ian Ainslie’s Strange Brew retains its leadership on the second day of the Balaton Melges 24 Spring Regatta which is considered also as the Melges 24 European Sailing Series second event organised by the Balatonfüredi Yacht Club in cooperation with Hungarian Melges 24 Class Association and International Melges 24 Class Association.