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Baghdad 400 NOR400 Kristoffer Spoone

June 28, 2016 – Hankø, Norway - The yearly regatta, Hankø Race Week in Norway is over for this year, and the four days of sailing, 23rd -26th of June, brought plenty of interesting competition. NOR600, Baghdad, with Kristoffer Spoone was crowned winner of the Hanko Race Week among 12 teams.

Land Rover Kelowna CAN Melges 24 Nationals 2016

June 26, 2016 - Kelowna, BC, Canada – Winners in the 2016 Land Rover Kelowna Canadian National Championship overall, and the Corinthian winners announced! In first place for the Land Rover Kelowna Melges 24 Canadian National Championship are Ian Sloan and team on Mikey USA838 from Anacortes Washington.

Melges 24 TOP 3 in Kiel 2016

June 26, 2016 – Kiel, Germany – Two races at the final day of the third event of the 2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series in the Olympic Port of Kiel, Germany did not change the podium of Melges 24 fleet. Twenty two teams from seven nations experienced wonderful Kiel Week entertainment together with competitive racing during four days. The event ended with the same top three as coming into the final day.

Richard Reid & Zingara CAN629

June 25, 2016 - Kelowna, BC, Canada - Second day of the 2016 Land Rover Kelowna Canadian National Championship, the first of a 3- Stage North American tour. The wind conditions were favorable to start, with 2 races finishing before noon. Then the wind eased and after waiting it out for a few hours the day finished with the two, totaling six races counting the four from yesterday.

Melges 24 ESS Kiel 2016

June 25, 2016 – Kiel, Germany – Third day of the 2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series third event at Kiel Week gave additional three races to the series today. The conditions in Kiel have not been easy for the sailors as yesterday only one race was possible to execute. Two teams have been keeping their positions since the beginning of the event – Andrea Pozzi’s Bombarda ITA841 and Andrea Racchelli’s Altea ITA735, both from Italy.

CAN2016_Mikey-US

June 24th, 2016 - Kelowna, BC, Canada -  Day 1 was nothing but wind and back to back races for North America’s Land Rover Kelowna Melges 24 Canadian National Championship! Blowing S/SSW8-14 knots with gust up to 20 gave the Melges 24 teams lots to work with and each race was steady start to finish.

Andrea Pozzi - Bombarda ITA841 - Worlds 2015

June 24, 2016 - Kiel, Germany - One of the largest sailing events in the world, Kiel Week has been the venue for the Melges 24 European Sailing Series many times in the past. Wonderful entertainment ashore is something what sailors like besides competitive racing on the water. The 2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series third event was opened with three races on the first day. 22 boats from seven nations are represented in Kiel - Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Switzerland, Slovakia and Ukraine.

Kelowna YC

June 22nd, 2016 - Kelowna, BC, Canada - The Land Rover Kelowna Melges 24 Canadian National Championship will be held in Kelowna, BC on June 24 - 26. The event is also Stage 1 of the North American Tour. Registration opens 9 am on June 22nd and boats will start arriving from all corners of North America to compete.

Melges 24 Lenny EST790

June 21, 2016 - Helsinki, Finland - Finnish Open Nationals were held over the June 17-19 weekend. Superb heavy weather sailing conditions at Ytterskär - SW 8-11 m/s, big waves, "some rain showers". And most of all Lenny EST790 helmed by Tõnu Tõniste continued the dominance taking the gun in all of final day's three races. So winning seven races out of eight races. Phenomenal upwind and downwind speed with superb boat handling was too much to the others.

Michael Good SUI382 Kammersee AUT

June 21, 2016 - Kammersee, Austria - It's been a week since the winners of the second event of the 2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series were announced in Segelclub Kammersee, Austria. Sometimes mistakes can happen and so happened with the results of the Corinthian fleet.