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ESPRIT JPN-783 – The Winner Of The Japan Melges Week 2014

Next to ten Melges 20 and three Melges 32 boats in total seven Melges 24 boats were taking part from the Japan Melges Week 2014 held in Zushi Marina on November 1-3, which was considered as the National Championship.

Great Melges 24 Weekend On The Lake Rapel In Chile

Melges 24 Chilean Class did have a great regatta during the last weekend. Three races sailed on the lake Rapel, are part of the annual championship that sums 30 races around the year.

Register Now For Key West Race Week 2015!

Quantum Key West Race Week is less than 3 months away and it appears that the comeback class for the 2015 edition will be the Melges 24 class. At the end of October we already have more boats entered than last year (scratch sheet) and projections are for 20-25 boats on the Division 2 starting line next January.

Buddy Melges: My Ultimate Sailing Moment

Photographer Sharon Green, in her newly released coffee table book 30 Years of Ultimate Sailing, sought out the leaders in the sport to share their Ultimate Sailing moments. Here Buddy Melges provides his…

Melges 24 European Sailing Series in Riva del Garda - Pierrick Contin

Melges 24 World Championship 2015 will take place on June 30 until July 5, hosted by Match Racing Denmark in co-operation with the Danish Melges 24 Class Association and IMCA in Middelfart, Denmark. Already forty-seven teams from ten countries have registered to race while there are 256 days to go.

Melges 24 fleet in US - Fall Championship 2013

The 2014 Melges 24 Fall Championship took place in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin on October 3-5 with Brian Porter’s Full Throttle taking top honors. Seattle’s Kevin Welch on Mikey took second, while long-time Melges 24 owner John Schumacher’s Muskegon claimed third.

Blu Moon Wins Coppa Lino Favini in Luino

The 11th edition of the Lino Favini Cup (Coppa Lino Favini), which was considered also Melges 24 Swiss Open Championship 2014 and Italian Melges 24 Series Act was held on the waters of Lake Maggiore off Luino on October 10-12. At stake was the trophy what like in last year, was achieved by a local crew, Franco Rossini’s Blu Moon with Flavio Favini in helm, who was happy to race in the competition dedicated to his father.

The Final Submission Date For Motions And Nominations For The AGM 2014

Please remember that the final deadline for motions and nominations for Annual General Meeting 2014, which will be held on December 6 in Milan, Italy, is on Friday, October 10th.

According to the IMCA's Constitution motions and nominations to be proposed at the AGM shall be submitted to the International Secretary not less than 8 weeks before the date of the said AGM. 

Melges 24 Swiss Open Championships in Luino on October 10-12

Lino Favini Cup considered also as Melges 24 Swiss Open Championship 2014 and Italian Melges 24 Series Act 5 will be held by the Associazione Velica Alto Verbano in Luino on the Lake Maggiore on October 10-12, 2014.

Riccardo Simoneschi’s Audi tron and Robert Bakóczy’s FGF Sailing Team

September 29, 2014 – Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2014 got a spectacular conclusion in Medemblik, the Netherlands on September 19-21. The series opened in Portorož, Slovenia in March and featured five regattas including MKB Bank Melges 24 European Championships on the Lake Balaton in May, Kiel Week in June, Italian Melges 24 Act 3 in Riva del Garda in July and the Dutch Open Championships in Medemblik.