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Melges 24 European Sailing Series

September 23, 2016 - IM24CA - Two weeks after announcing new Melges 24 European champions in Hyères, France the same teams are leading current rankings of the 2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series - Christopher Rast's EFG (SUI) in overall and Miles Quinton's Gill Race Team (GBR) in Corinthian division. The final stage of the 2016 series - Lino Favini Cup in Luino on October 7-9 will present the winners and next holders of the valuable perpetual trophies.  

Melges 24 US Events

September 2016 - US - Designed, built and raced by Olympic, America’s Cup and World Champion sailors the Melges 24 delivers to all sailors in pursuit of great fun and unparalleled performance. Here you'll find a preliminary events schedule for US events, Melges 24 World Winter Series (WWS) and North American Tour (NA) 2017.

Lino Favini Cup 2016

September 19, 2016 - Luino, Italy - To conclude 2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series, International Melges 24 Class Association together with AVAV - Associazione Velica Alto Verbano Luino and Melges 24 Italian Class Assocoation are pleased to invite you to 13th edition of Lino Favini Cup (Coppa Lino Favini), which is considered also as Melges 24 Swiss Open Championship 2016 and will be held on the waters of Lake Maggiore off Luino on October 7-9.

IM24CA Executive Committee Nominations and Motions - Deadline on Monday, September 19

September 16, 2016 - IM24CA - The deadline for submitting final International Melges 24 Class Association (IM24CA) nominations and motions for the 2016 Annual general Meeting is September 19, 2016 (12 pm UK time).

US Nationals - Melges 24

September 12, 2016 - Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, US - The Line Honors 2016 Melges 24 U.S. is only four weeks away. Our title sponsor Line Honors, and associate sponsors Bluesmiths and Hutchinson Sports, have contributed performance gear for a prize drawing open to all skippers who have paid their entry fee by September 16th. The drawing will happen Friday night.

Gill Race Team GBR694

September 9, 2016 - Hyères, France - After five days of challenging and demanding sailing, the Marinepool Melges 24 European Championship, hosted by COYCH with the cooperation of IM24CA, came to an end.    

EFG by Christopher Rast

September 8, 2016 - Hyères, France - Even though the weather forecasts convinced all the crews that they would have raced in light breeze conditions today, in reality a strong West-SouthWest wind blew on the bay of Hyères with gusts up to 25 knots, providing the 2016 Marinepool Melges 24 European Championship with another day of great sailing.  

Day 3 - Melges 24 Europeans 2016

September 7, 2016 - Hyères, France - An Easterly breeze blowing around 18 knots, much stronger than forecasted, has characterized the third day of racing here in Hyères. The crews have been facing challenging conditions in terms of wind and waves, in the day that represented the turning mark of this Marinepool Melges 24 European Championship 2016 hosted by COYCH in cooperation with the International Melges 24 Class Association (IM24CA) and French Melges 24 Class Association.  

Marinepool Melges 24 European Championship 2016 - Day 1

September 5, 2016 – Hyères, France - As exactly announced by the weather forecasts earlier, a wind of Mistral was blowing strongly, to start the Melges 24 European Championship, hosted by COYCH and the International Melges 24 Class Association with the support of Marinepool, in the best possible way.

Marinepool

September 6, 2016 - Hyères, France - The second racing day of the Marinepool Melges 24 European Championship 2016 was concluded, here in Hyères, under the sign of an Easterly moderate breeze that took the crews out of COYCH this morning blowing around 15 knots and progressively decreasing to less than 10 knots during the last legs of the sixth race, that was the third and last race sailed today.