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Lenny EST790, Melges 24 Finnish Championship 2014, photo by Erik Lähteenmäki

Melges 24 class Finnish Championships were held 13th-15th of June in Espoo, Finland. The title of the Finnish Champion won already for the fifth time and took the Pohjola Trophy to Estonia, to Kalev Yacht Club Lenny with Tõnu Tõniste in helm, and Maiki Saaring, Toomas Tõniste, Andres Rohtla and Tammo Otsasoo in team. 9 yachts were participating, one from Estonia and the rest from Finland.

Luna Rossa in action -  ACEA - Photo Gilles Martin-Raget_©

On Thursday, June 12 Luna Rossa Challenge released a number of videos and stories detailing their team for the 35th America’s Cup. We are proud to announce that American Bora Gulari will be among those 15 significant sailors to take part of this challenge!

Magic Marine Melges 24 European Championship 2013 - Pierrick Contin

As the summer is getting more up to speed a lot more will start to happen. Melges 24 boats were competing in various regattas around Europe during the weekend of June 6-9.

Melges24_Norway

On June 7-8 the Aker Brygge Cup was held in Oslo hosted by the Royal Norwegian Yacht Club. There was 7 Melges 24 boats competing during two days racing among other boats participating this regatta.

Storm Capital Sail Racing (NOR 751) with Stian Briseid in helm claimed the victory in style – with the series of 1-1-1-2 and total sum of 5 points they were ahead of the next boat with 8 points.

MKB Bank Melges 24 European Championship 2014 - Pierrick Contin

Dear fellow Melges24 sailors!

The fourth event of the 2014 Melges 24 European Sailing Series is approaching soon in Riva del Garda to be held on July 2-6. This event is also one of the steps of the Italian Melges24 Class Circuit of which you can find notice at the IMCA’s website and on the website of the Club Fraglia Vela Riva.

In Punta Ala started the kick-off event of 2014 Melges 24 Italian National Circuit

The Melges 24 World Championship and European Championship, both signed by the Swiss team of Blue Moon, are just over so it’s time for the Melges 24 fleet to be focused on the starting Italian National Circuit with the first Act scheduled this weekend on the famous race course of Punta Ala.

The event taking place in Tuscany is opening the intense season for the founder of the Melges dynasty that is still, after 25 years of record unbeaten, the fastest and most popular high performance mono-hull among the 24 feet, now sailing around the world with more than 890 units. 

The Fourth Event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2014 in Riva del Garda

There's just a bit more than a month to go until the start of the Melges 24 Week, the fourth event of the European Sailing Series 2014, which runs from 2-6 July in Riva del Garda, Italy.  The early bird entry deadline is June 30.

Melges 24 European Championship in Balatonfüred

The third event of the Melges 24 Class European Sailing Series 2014 will be held on June 21-24, 2014 in Kiel, Germany. Less than 40 days until the official opening of Kieler Woche 2014. Entries received not later than 01 June 2014 will qualify for the Early Entry Fee. 

Italian Melges 24 Series ACT1 Notice of Race Is Published

Series ACT 1 is organised by Yacht Club Punta Ala in co-operation with the Italian Sailing Federation, X-35 and Melges 24 Class Associations in Punta Ala on May 23-25, 2014. This year the event will be a part of the important Gavitello D'argento trophy. 

MKB Bank Melges 24 European Championship 2014

09 May 2014 - Balatonfüred, Hungary.  The MKB Bank Melges 24 European Championship title was decided in the tenth and final race of the week-long series on Hungary's Lake Balaton today when Franco Rossini's Swiss entry 'Blu Moon'- the reigning World and European Champions - match-raced their closest rival Matteo Balestrero from Italy on 'Giogi' to the back of the fleet to claim the title for the second consecutive year.