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HUN Melges24

August 17, 2016 - Balatonfüredi, Hungary - Balatonfüredi Yacht Club and MVM Sportegyesület in conjunction with the Hungarian Yachting Association, the Hungarian J/24 Class Association and the Hungarian Melges24 Class Association is pleased to invite Melges 24 teams to participate at the 2016 J/24 and Melges 24 Open Hungarian Championship to be held in Balatonfüred on 21-25 September 2016.

Egidio Babbi and Antonio Cardona

August 17, 2016 - IM24CA - After the retirement of Egidio Babbi, current Chief International Measurer & Technical Advisor of the International Melges 24 Class Association, IM24CA has been looking for a good successor to step into the Egidio's big shoes. It took a while, but with help of people close to the class and World Sailing the proposal of IM24CA was accepted by Antonio Cardona Espin (ESP) - International World Sailing Measurer.

IM24CA AGM 2016

August 14, 2016 - IM24CA - International Melges 24 Class Association's Annual General Meeting 2016 will be held in Munich, Germany on November 5. The AGM will be preceded by the Technical Committee Meeting on November 4.

More specific details about the venue with the timeline and deadlines for the submission of the motions and proposals you'll find at melges24.com/agm2016 

DEN837 Helmed by Bo Boje - Melges 24 Swedish Champion 2016

August 9, 2016 - Borstahusen, Sweden - Melges 24 Swedish Championship also considered as the 3rd event of the Doyle Sails Finland Melges 24 Nordic Trophy was hosted by Borstahusens Segelsällskap was held on the weekend of August 5-7. A wonderful fleet of 29 teams from Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Germany had a great event with eight races  sailed during three racing days. Strong winner was DEN837 helmed by Bo Boje with the series of 6-2-1-3-1-(10)-9-1.

Good luck in Rio - Bora Gulari, Stuart McNay and Dave Hughes!

August 8, 2016 - XXXI Summer Olympics in Rio were opened last Friday - excitement is at its highest! There are few very active top level Melges 24 class sailors competing and here's to introduce them!

2016 Melges 24 Europeans Hyeres

July 21, 2016 - Hyeres, France - The next big event for the Melges 24 European fleet, considered also to be the 5th event of the 2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series will be the Marinepool Melges 24 European Championship 2016 - to be held in Hyeres, France in September 2-9.

One Sails

July 21, 2016 - Haven Ports, UK - The Onesails 2016 Melges 24 UK Nationals were once again held at Haven Ports Yacht Club from 8th to 10th July alongside Felixstowe Regatta. Following on from last year's success, a total of ten teams entered which was an improvement on the year before.

Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2016

July 20, 2016 – IM24CA - Sailing season in Europe is in full swing and the International Melges 24 class has had four events of the 2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series so far: first in Portoroz, Slovenia in April; second on Lake Attersee, Austria in June; third in Kiel, Germany in June and fourth in Riva del Garda, Italy last weekend. The current standings of the 2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series have been calculated and published after four events with 28 single races and 4 discards as the total of the series.

Altea ITA735

July 17, 2016 - Riva del Garda, Italy – The Garda does not betray and also on the last day of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series event in Riva del Garda got the perfect conditions, which allowed the completion of the eight races’ series, many of which held with some good Peler wind.

Melges 24 ESS Riva 2016

July 16, 2016 - Riva del Garda, Italy - In the first place the Peler and then the Ora: Garda Lake returns to its standard winds after yesterday's Northerly breeze that was blowing during all the afternoon.