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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. 

Dutc Open Championship 2014

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

The 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. 

In Only 2 Weeks - The Genoa International Boat Show

The Genoa International Boat Show will be hosting the “Medal Race” finals of the Audi tron Sailing Series in the unprecedented Team Race formula from the 3rd – 5th October. TAKE A CHANCE TO TAKE PART OF IT!

Each team will consist of a Melges 32, a Melges 24 and a Melges 20 boat which will be berthed at the latest exhibition area, in the heart of the Sailing world, dedicated exclusively to the yachts which also includes the unique Audi tron Sailing Series Hospitality.  

Nothing-Ventured_Simplicity_Brio_Rolex-Big-Boat-Series-2014-Daniel-Forster

San Francisco, Calif. - Nine Melges 24 teams took to the waters of San Francisco Bay last weekend to participate in the 50th Anniversary of the Rolex Big Boat Series. The fleet enjoyed three days of classic San Francisco racing conditions with top honors going to 2012 Melges 24 North American and 2013 Melges 24 World Champion (both in Corinthian division) Don Jesberg on Viva.

Zuxu EST791 with Peter Šaraškin - Melges 24 Estonian Champion

Melges 24 Estonian Championship 2014 was held in Kalev Yacht Club, Tallinn on September 12-14. The fleet was small - 5 boats from Estonia and Finland – but the racing was tight and exciting. Altogether 7 races were sailed during 3 racing days.

IMCA World Council AGM 2014 Confirmed For 6 December In Milan

The 2014 International Melges 24 Class Association World Council AGM will take place on Saturday 6 December 2014 in Milan, Italy.  

National Class Associations are reminded that the deadline for submission of nominations and proposals is Friday 10 October.