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Kevin Welch Melges 24 Mikey Pierrick Contin

March 14, 2017 - Miami, USA - Bacardi Miami Sailing Week delivered nine amazing races in 2017, and at the top — 2017 Melges 24 Bacardi Champion Kevin Welch on Mikey with crew members Jason Rhodes, Ian Sloan, Serena Vilage and Ross McDonald.

Bombarda ITA841 Melges 24 Europeans 2016

March 8, 2017 – IM24CA - Although the 2017 is well underway, the Melges 24 worldwide final ranking results of 2016 have been published now and International Melges 24 Class Association IM24CA interviewed the winners of the rankings. The winners both of the world and continental rankings will be perpetuated to the Melges 24 World Ranking Hall of Fame 

2017 Melges 24 US Nationals

March 2, 2017 - Charleston, US - All Melges 24s are cordially invited to attend and race the 2017 National Championship in Charleston, South Carolina on April 7-9 hosted at the Charleston Yacht Club. A wealth of information from logistics and accommodations, etc. are all available at the Official Event Website.

Portoroz SLO

February 21, 2017 - Porotoroz, Slovenia -  The Melges 24 Italian Class together with its member Davide Stulle is willing to organize two training weekends in Portoroz, Slovenia before the first event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series. Dates would be March 31-April 2 and April 7-9. Any boats who would like to train can join the great offer made by the Marina Portoroz.  

Lario Sailing Series

February 17, 2017 - Lario, Como Lake, Italy - ALM24, Associazione Lariana Melges 24, in cooperation with Italian Melges 24 Class Association and Yacht Club Como, is organizing the 2017 edition of Lario Sailing Series.

Melges 24 Worlds 2017 Helsinki

February 8, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland - Six months to go and fifty one teams from fourteen nations already signed up to race at the 2017 Melges 24 World Championship that takes place from 28th July to 4th August in Helsinki, Finland.

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February 6, 2017 - Lake Rapel, Chile - Eighteen teams of which five teams in Corinthian division were participating at the 2017 Melges 24 Chilean Class National Championship under supervising of experienced PRO Kiko Kunding in Marina Pintue on the lake Rapel on February 1-4.

2017 AUS Melges 24 Nationals - Ally Graham

February 6, 2017 - Blairgowrie, Australia - Andy Wharton and the team on Accrewed Interest clinched what was a closely-fought Helly Hansen Melges 24 Nationals on Saturday, coming from second overall to overtake Jon Newman’s Penultimate Challenge at the Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron.

Melges 24 AUS Nationals 2017 AG photo

February 4, 2017 - Blairgowrie, Australia -  The ending of this year's Helly Hansen Melges 24 Australian Championship has come down to a two-horse race on the final day as Jon Newman on Penultimate Challenge and Andy Wharton on Accrewed Interest go head-to-head in the last two races with one point separating them.

The third day of racing yesterday was a challenging one with another delayed start due to a lack of wind, however the scheduled three races were still sailed.

AUS2017 - The Melges 24 fleet off the start line - Ally Graham

Faebruary 3, 2017 - Blairgowrie, Australia -  Only three points separated the top four boats yesterday after five of 10 scheduled races were completed at the Helly Hansen Melges 24 Australian Championship at the Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron. The racing has been mixed right throughout the fleet showcasing the incredibly close one-design racing the Melges offer, which has kept everyone on their toes on the clear waters off the Mornington Peninsula.