Porto Venere, May 4th 2015 – The "King of Poets Melges 24" title has been awarded to Chris Rast's EFG. Unfortunately the lack of wind did not allow any race to be sailed crowning SUI-684 as the leader followed by Riccardo Simoneschi's Audi tron.
Portovenere, May 3rd 2015 – After five sailed races the fight is very close between Chris Rast's EFG (yesterday 3-2) and Riccardo Simoneschi's Audi tron (1-3) : this time now it's not very easy to make any predictions on the next Melges 24 “King of Poets”.
Porto Venere, May 1st 2015 – Audi tron Sailing Series Melges 24 day one races have just concluded under heavy rain and on and off breeze that saw EFG Bank (today, 1-1-4) of Chris Rast, Moth speed record, leading this provisional ranking with a five-point-margin over Audi tron (2-8-1) of Riccardo Simoneschi, “First of the Kings” in Loano, where the Audi tron Sailing Series officially started a month ago.
Porto Venere – It's right from an act to another that the Audi tron Sailing Series has to cope with the most hectic and tricky moments of all. During the quick setting up and dismantling of the Audi Village from a venue to another hundreds of km away going from Liguria to Sicily, Tuscany and Lombardy many matters have to be taken into consideration such as the logistics, transport management and weather conditions.
If you are still planning to race, you can avoid paying extra 150 Euros while arranging your payment by May 1. We have 111 boats entered for the 2015 most important event for Melges 24 and you would not like to miss it! See the list of entries
Portovenere, Italy – After Loano, where the Melges 24, Audi Melges 20 and Melges 32 “First of the Kings” have been crowned, Audi tron of Riccardo Simoneschi, Fremito d’Arja of Dario Levi and Stig of Alessandro Rombelli, the series organised by B.Plan Sport&Events (BPSE) in cooperation with Melges Europe is moving towards Portovenere.
With the momentum firmly back in the UK Melges 24 Class, it is with great pleasure we can announce that the 2015 UK National and Open Championship will take place 5-7th September 2015. The event is to be hosted at Suffolk Yacht Harbour and it is planned that racing will take place in Dovercourt Bay, which has been the venue of many different class championship and open events over the years.
20 April 2015 - Charleston, SC - Congratulations are in order to Bruce Ayres and his Monsoon team — tactician Jeremy Wilmot, Jeff Reynolds, Jessica Koenig and Jake LaDow as they are 2015 Melges 24 Sperry Charleston Race Week Champions for the second consecutive time.