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DEN837 Helmed by Bo Boje - Melges 24 Swedish Champion 2016

August 9, 2016 - Borstahusen, Sweden - Melges 24 Swedish Championship also considered as the 3rd event of the Doyle Sails Finland Melges 24 Nordic Trophy was hosted by Borstahusens Segelsällskap was held on the weekend of August 5-7. A wonderful fleet of 29 teams from Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Germany had a great event with eight races  sailed during three racing days. Strong winner was DEN837 helmed by Bo Boje pedersen with the series of 6-2-1-3-1-(10)-9-1.

Good luck in Rio - Bora Gulari, Stuart McNay and Dave Hughes!

August 8, 2016 - XXXI Summer Olympics in Rio were opened last Friday - excitement is at its highest! There are few very active top level Melges 24 class sailors competing and here's to introduce them!

2016 Melges 24 Europeans Hyeres

July 21, 2016 - Hyeres, France - The next big event for the Melges 24 European fleet, considered also to be the 5th event of the 2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series will be the Marinepool Melges 24 European Championship 2016 - to be held in Hyeres, France in September 2-9.

One Sails

July 21, 2016 - Haven Ports, UK - The Onesails 2016 Melges 24 UK Nationals were once again held at Haven Ports Yacht Club from 8th to 10th July alongside Felixstowe Regatta. Following on from last year's success, a total of ten teams entered which was an improvement on the year before.

Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2016

July 20, 2016 – IM24CA - Sailing season in Europe is in full swing and the International Melges 24 class has had four events of the 2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series so far: first in Portoroz, Slovenia in April; second on Lake Attersee, Austria in June; third in Kiel, Germany in June and fourth in Riva del Garda, Italy last weekend. The current standings of the 2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series have been calculated and published after four events with 28 single races and 4 discards as the total of the series.

Altea ITA735

July 17, 2016 - Riva del Garda, Italy – The Garda does not betray and also on the last day of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series event in Riva del Garda got the perfect conditions, which allowed the completion of the eight races’ series, many of which held with some good Peler wind.

Melges 24 ESS Riva 2016

July 16, 2016 - Riva del Garda, Italy - In the first place the Peler and then the Ora: Garda Lake returns to its standard winds after yesterday's Northerly breeze that was blowing during all the afternoon.

M24ESS fourth event on Lake Garda - photo (c) IM

July 15, 2016 - Riva del Garda, Italy – Three races in quite unusual wind conditions were sailed on the first day of the 2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series fourth event on Lake Garda today. Considered also to be the Melges 24 Italian Championship and the Act 3 of the Melges 24 Italian Sailing Series, the event got a great start with some very close racing. The name on the game was the northerly Peler wind in the afternoon what is very unusual, instead of having standard southerly Ora wind at this time of the day. 

Fraglia Vela Riva

July 14, 2016 - Riva del Garda, Italy - As often it happens, just choose Riva del Garda as a venue for some sailing race and you will have some of the biggest fleet ever: the Italian “wind factory” exerts too much charm on the sailors to go unnoticed. 

Gill Race Team

June 29, 2016 - IM24CA - Due to the fact that at Kiel Week the Corinthian results were not scored, IM24CA is happy to publish the results and announce the Top 3 of the Corinthian division. Third in overall ranking the best Corinthian team was Miles Quinton's Gill Race Team (16 pts) followed by the Germans - Michael Tarabochia's White Room with Luis Tarabochia (21 pts) helming and Stefan Gründler's IMMAC24 (23 pts).