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The New Melges 24 Class Rules Are Published On The ISAF Website

International Melges 24 class rule changes approved by the AGM 2013, were now approved by ISAF to be effective 16 January 2014. The amended Class Rules have been published on the ISAF website. You can view them here: http://www.sailing.org/classesandequipment/20426.php

The initial entry deadline for the 2014 Europeans approaches

The initial entry deadline for the MKB Bank Melges 24 European Championship 2014, taking place on the Lake Balaton from 2 to 9 May, is in two weeks i.e. Saturday 1 February so if you plan to enter and want to take advantage of the early entry discount take action now and make your entry at the event website. Competitors who have already made their entry but not yet paid their entry fee are reminded that they need to make their payments before 1 February to avoid paying the 30% late entry fee.

Championship line up for Gill Melges 24 Worlds

Geelong, Australia - Six of the top ten finishers from the last Melges 24 World Championship are readying for the class’ first Southern Hemisphere staging of their pinnacle international event, the Gill Melges 24 World Championship 2014.

Worlds 2014 Notice of Race Amendment - Important Information

Dear Melges 24 Worlds 2014 Skippers and Competitors - check the Notice of Race Amendment no 1 published on the website under Regatta Documents

The MKB Bank Melges 24 European Championship 2014 Is Open For Entries

Balatonfüred, Hungary - The Notice of Race has been published and online entry system opened for the MKB Bank Melges 24 European Championship 2014 and Melges 24 sailors from across the globe are invited to make their entries for this prestigious event that takes place from 2nd to 9th May 2014 in Balatonfüred, Hungary.

The MKB Bank Melges 24 European Championship 2014 Is Open For Entries

Balatonfured, Hungary - The Notice of Race has been published and online entry system opened for the MKB Bank Melges 24 European Championship 2014 and Melges 24 sailors from across the globe are invited to make their entries for this prestigious event that takes place from 2nd to 9th May 2014 in Balatonfüred, Hungary.

Melges 24 North American Sailing Series Dates Confirmed

The dates for the 2014 Melges 24 North American Sailing Series have been confirmed. With five events to complete the series, the full programme will be the following:

Geelong Gill Melges 24 Worlds 2014 – Remind Closing Time To Enter Is December 27th

The International Melges 24 Class will be racing its first Southern Hemisphere World Championship from the Royal Geelong Yacht Club in Victoria, Australia from 27 January to 2 February 2014. You still have time to enter to this historical event – closing time to enter is December 27th. No entries will be accepted after this date.

 Sperry Top-Sider Melges 24 World Championship 2013; photo: Pierrick Contin

At the 2013 IMCA World Council AGM the rule change proposal to reduce the height of the stanchions (already approved in outline at the 2012 AGM) was ratified. Subject to approval by ISAF this rule change will be introduced on 1 January 2014.

 

Welcome to Piret Salmistu the new IMCA Class Administrator and Media Coordinator

After nineteen years with the Melges 24 class, the current Administrator Fiona Brown announced her retirement from the class after the European Championship in Medemblik this August.  The new IMCA Administrator and Media Coordinator will be Piret Salmistu from Tallinn, Estonia.