Melges 24 Worlds 2017 - Day 1 Fleet

July 31, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland - A cloudy afternoon, characterized by light and shifty breeze, accompanied the first day of racing of the Melges 24 fleet in Helsinki, from today officially involved in the 2017 Melges 24 World Championship organized by the International Melges 24 Class Association together with the Finnish Melges 24 Class Association and hosted by the Helsingfors Segelklubb.

2017 NorAm

July 22, Cascade Locks, OR, USA – It was all smiles (and adrenaline) at the 2017 Diversified MELGES24 NorAm (North American) Championship. Mother nature generously delivered a banner week of warm and sunny planing conditions to an international fleet of MELGES24 sailors.

Melges 24 World Champions 1989-2017

July 21, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland - Time is running fast as the Melges 24 fleet approaches the most awaited event of the season, the Melges 24 World Championship 2017 that, after having been hosted in the warm Miami past December, moves back to cooler Northern European climates: from July 28th to August 4th one of the most active fleets in the one-design scenario will be fighting once again to get on top of the World.

Taki 4 ITA778 - Marstrand SWE

June 18, 2017 - Marstrand, Sweden - It rarely happens that six podium places in two different divisions will be filled by the six boats only. But that's what happened in Marstrand, Sweden today at the Melges 24 Swedish and Nordic Championship also as the third regatta of the 2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series. Two top podium places both in overall fleet and in Corinthian division (professional sailors not allowed in this division) were filled by the Corinthian teams.

Taki 4 ITA778 - Marstrand SWE
June 17, 2017 - Marstrand, Sweden - Would be hard to ask better weather conditions for sailing than they were in Marstrand today.
Maidollis ITA854 - Marstrand SWE
June 16, 2017 - Marstrand, Sweden - Tricky conditions were the keywords of the first day of the Melges 24 Swedish Open and Nordic Championship, considered also as the third event of the 2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series. The race committee of the Marstrands Segelsellskäp led by Petter Vedin managed to execute three races for thirty Melges 24 teams from eight nations. Getting two bullets from three races today, Luca Perego's Maidollis ITA854 with Carlo Fracassoli helming took the lead at the early stage of the event.

June 15, 2017 – Marstrand, Sweden – After first two events of the 2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series in Southern Europe, the International Melges 24 fleet is heading to the North. Third event of the series will be held in the Swedish sailing hot spot - on the west coast, in picturesque Marstrand on June 16-18.

2017 Melges 24 NorAm Championship

June 5, 2017 - Cascade Locks, Oregon, USA - In less than two months the Melges 24 class will be rolling into Cascade Locks, Oregon for Stage 2 of the NorAm Tour - The 2017 Melges 24 NorAm Championship (the North Americans).  

Maidollis ITA854 Riva 2017 Melges 24 ESS

May 21, 2017 - Riva del Garda, Italy - The second event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series goes off with a strong Ora wind around of 18 knots that leads Gian Luca Perego’s Maidollis ITA854 (1-5-DNS today) on top of the podium of the event valid also as Melges 24 Italian Open Nationals hosted by Fraglia della Vela Riva in co-operation with the Italian Melges 24 Class Association and International Melges 24 Class Association.

Melges 24 ESS 2017 Riva Day 2
May 20, 2017 - Riva del Garda, Italy - After a not so generous first day, the Wind Factory is back in action in Riva del Garda. Starting from the early morning, a steady Peler of variable intensity between 8 and 15 knots allowed the completion of three very fast races: in the end, a perfect day for the second event of the 2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series and Italian Open Nationals.