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Melges 24 CAN 2017

August 24, 2016 - Toronto, Ontario - The Canadian Melges 24 Class Association is happy to announce the details of the 2017 Melges 24 Canadian National Championship.  This high level event will be hosted by the National Yacht Club in Toronto, Ontario September 22nd – 24th, 2017.  The location and dates were carefully chosen to provide the best racing conditions possible, while avoiding conflicting regattas.

Competitor Announcement No. 1: 2016 Worlds, On Track For A Successful Regatta

August 24, 2016 - Miami, US -As preparations continue for the 2016 Melges 24 World Championship, the Organizing Authority is in fever-pitch, full-on event planning mode. With competition still taking place in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean off of Virginia Key, and Biscayne Bay selected as a back-up sailing venue should ocean conditions warrant, PRO Anderson Reggio and IM24CA Championship Coordinator John Abel will be fully supported by Ron Rostorfer and his amazing race committee team (volunteers mind you) at Co

Melges 24 DEN Nationals 2016

August 24, 2016 - Skive, Denmark - 23 boats from 4 nations (Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Germany) competed in the Open Danish Championships that took place in Skive, mid Jutland August 19-21. The event was hosted by Skive Yachtclub in cooperation with Maritim Center Skive, who managed to run an event that worked well both on the water and socially. 

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.