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Melges 24 HUN Pre Nationals 2016

May 3, 2016 - Balatonfüredi, Hungary - Just like in the last season there were organized a great event by Balatonfüredi Yacht Club and MVM SE for Melges 24 and J24 classes on the last weekend of April. There were 8 Melges 24 and 11 J24 teams registered for the event considered to be Pre Nationals.

Melges 24 Canada

The Land Rover Kelowna 2016 MELGES24 Canadian National Championship is only eight weeks away.  Our newest sponsors, HELLY HANSEN, BLUESMITHS, and HUTCHINSON SPORTS have each contributed performance gear for a prize draw open to all skippers that have paid their entry fee by May 15th.  The three winners will be announced on May 16th.  

Chris Rast Clinic

April 27, 2016 - Riva del Garda, Italy - Do you want to improve your sailing performance? Melges 24 reigning world Champion and Quantum Sails Melges 24 Class Expert Chris Rast will be on hand to coach you and analyze your game during the clinic held in Riva del Garda on July 14, just before the 4th event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series there. 

Sailing World: Melges 24 Worlds Nears Record Numbers

April 26, 2016 - sailingworld.com -  With 120 boats registered for the 2016 Melges 24 Worlds, the event has nearly doubled in size since it's inception in 2013. By Dave Powlison.

Malcesine

April 25, 2016 - Malcesine, Italy - After the first event of the Melges 24 Italian Series in Portoroz, the series comes back to Italy and to Lake Garda! You are invited to complete your registration for the MELGES 24 ITALIAN SERIES Act 2 to be held in Malcesine on May 20th - 22nd. Benvenuto in Italia!

Melges 24 UK - Spring Series Round 3

April 18, 2016 - Haven Ports Yacht Club, Suffolk, UK - Nine teams made it out for the third race weekend of the Haven Ports Yacht Club Melges 24 Spring Series. Sailors were greeted with wall to wall sunshine, a shifty 8-12 knots wind from the NW and a windward leeward course with a beat against the tide towards Pin Mill.

Monsoon Season In Charleston, All Decorum For The Corinthians

April 17, 2016 - Charleston, SC, U.S. — Certain boats seem to thrive in Charleston’s breezy, tide-wrought conditions, and Sperry Charleston Race Week 2016 provided the perfect weather. A back-to-back Sperry Charleston Race Week winner in the Melges 24 Class, Monsoon skipper Bruce Ayres’ had a tough battle with another past champ – Travis Weisleder on Lucky Dog/Gill Race Team. This contest came down to the final race.

Monsoon Takes Leadership In Charleston

April 16, 2016 - Charleston, U.S. - With eight races complete, Bruce Ayres on Monsoon took over the lead on Saturday with a slim one point lead..  Friday’s wintery conditions were barely a memory after today’s picture-perfect Day 2 at Sperry Charleston Race Week, with 15-20 knots of wind inshore and over 20 outside the jetties. The conditions allowed for racing across all the courses at the spring’s premier event despite seas that ranged from ‘bumpy’ to ‘scary’ according to crews returning from the offshore race course.

Sperry Charleston Race Week 2016: Live Race Tracking

April 16, 2016 - Chrleston, U.S. - Not in Charleston? Too bad… But, you can catch all the racing at the virtually LIVE RACE TRACKING SITE. Watch the Melges 24s round the buoys and the racing unfold!

Sperry Charleston Race Week 2016: Tricky, Cold, Wet, Fun

April 16, 2016 - Charleston, U.S. - Four races were completed on the first day of racing at Sperry Charleston Race Week 2016 with long-time Melges 24 super racer Travis Weisleder on Lucky Dog/Gill Race Team seated in first overall. “Tricky, cold, wet, fun,” was the quote of the afternoon from Weisleder via text when asked how was the racing.