Arkanoe Aleali by Montur

May 30, 2016 - Chioggia, Italy - 2016 edition of the ORC Sportboat European Championship held in Chioggia, Italy featured four days of racing in winds that varied from light to moderate, and in 8 windward-leeward courses and one 22-mile coastal race, the Mind the Gap team from Italy dominated the fleet of 40 boats from six countries, winning every race but one.

Melges 24 US POD 2016 - Jan's Marine Photography

May 25, 2016 - Seattle, U.S.A. - The Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle was host of the Pacific Northwest One Design (POD) Regatta where several new Melges 24 teams came together for some exceptional Spring sailing.

Lenny Wins the First Event of the Finnish-Estonian Ranking 2016

May 24, 2016 - Lahti, Finland - The  first event of the 2016 Melges 24 Finnish-Estonian Ranking was held in Lahti, Finland during the weekend of May 21-22. Lenny from Estonia helmed by Tõnu Tõniste mastered the first ranking event in great style  dominating the tricky winds getting five bullets out of five.

ITA 2016 Melges 24 Act 2 Malcesine Fabrizio Prandini

May 23, 2016 - Malcesine, Italy - On the weekend of May 20-22 Fraglia Vela Malcesine on lake Garda hosted the Act 2 of the Melges 24 Italian Series. After the first event in Portoroz, Slovenia the fleet was back in Italy to collect the points for the series. Gian Luca Perego's Maidollis ITA822 with Carlo Fracassoli helming took the highest position on the podium at the end of the regatta.

Sailors Survey 2016

May 16, 2016 - IM24CA - Summer 2016 and the high season for the Melges 24 is just about to start in Europe. The International Melges 24 Class Association has always been the leading one-design keel boat class in the world and is going stronger than ever before. To keep up with the pace, we would like know anonymously more on YOU as a Melges 24 sailor. This survey is really easy and takes max 1.5 minutes of your time.

Kelowna YC

May 16, 2016 - Kelowna, Canada - Congratulations to the three winners of the Performance Gear giveaway for the Land Rover Kelowna 2016 Melges 24 Canadian National Championship.

Melges 24 Euros 2016 banner

May 18, 2016 – Hyeres, France - It was 2009 when a large Melges 24 fleet was sailing in Hyeres to fight for the European Championship, something that will happen again at the end of the upcoming summer (September 2nd to 9th), when the International Melges 24 specialists will cross the bows in the same waters to fight for the same title. The initial Early Bird entry deadline for the 2016 Melges 24 Europeans is in two weeks, i.e. on June 1st.

 2016, Melges 24, one-design, Sport Boat, sportboat

May 16, 2016 - Muskegon, MI, USA - 140 Melges 24 sailors, from as far away as Wisconsin, Illinois, Georgia, and Canada met in Muskegon, Michigan last weekend to battle for the Midwest One-Design Spring Championship. Muskegon Yacht Club is known for having an excellent race committee, good breeze, great drinks, and amazing food. Everything was delivered in epic fashion.

Kelowna YC

May 10, 2016 - Kelowna, Canada - Kelowna now has 33 Melges 24 boats registered for the 2016 Land Rover Kelowna Melges 24 Canadian National Championship, including Richard Reid' Zingara to defend the 2015 title and some are coming from as far away as Wisconsin, Connecticut, California and Ontario.

Monsoon in CRW 2016

May 7, 2016 - U.S. - Article courtesy of Brian Hutchinson, USA 201, The Last Centurion – The top prize for the 2015-16 BLUESMITHS Melges 24 World Winter Series came down to the 10th and final race of the 4th and final Act – Sperry Charleston Race Week.