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Audi tron Sailing Series - Melges 24 - Portovenere - EFG

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.

Audi tron Sailing Series - Melges 24 - Portovenere - Day 2

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”.

Audi tron Sailing Series - Melges 24 - Portovenere - Day 1

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.

Audi Hospitality in Portovenere

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.

Melges 24 US fleet

With Winter now gone and spring very much in play throughout the Northeast corridor of the U.S., there are two really great events coming up soon that Melges 24s are invited to attend — the all new Kreidefels Cup hosted by the Tred Avon Yacht Club and the Larchmont Yacht Club's (LYC) Sportboat Grand Prix.

Melges 24 US fleet

With Winter now gone and spring very much in play throughout the Northeast corridor of the U.S., there are two really great events coming up soon that Melges 24s are invited to attend — the all new Kreidefels Cup hosted by the Tred Avon Yacht Club and the Larchmont Yacht Club's (LYC) Sportboat Grand Prix.

Melges 24 worlds 2015 in Middelfart

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

Audi Sailing Series 2015 Melges 24 in Loano

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.

Melges 24 Gill Race Team in Riva del Garda 2014

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. 

Melges 24 CHSRaceweek2015 © Brian Carlin

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.