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IM24CA AGM 2018

September 28, 2018 - IM24CA - According to IM24CA Constitution the Agenda of all motions and related documents for the IM24CA World Council’ Annual General Meeting to be held in Palma de Mallorca, on November 10th, has been published. Specific details about the venue, agenda, timeline and the deadlines for the submission of the motions and proposals you'll find at http://melges24.com/agm2018 

Melges 24 Worlds 2018 - ZGN

September 25, 2018 - USM24CA -  Richard Reid’s CAN853 ZINGARA scored 163.6 points to claim the 2018 M24 NorAm Tour title in a very close competition for the tour’s perpetual trophy. Tied for second at 160 points were former US Champion - Bruce Ayres’ USA851 MONSOON and three-time US Champion- Alan Fields’ USA829 WTF. Kevin Welch’s CAN835 MIKEY (154.3 points) and Adrea Rachelli’s ITA722 (100 points) finished 4th and 5th, respectively.

Taki4 ITA778 - Domaso ITA - photo Luca Babini

September 18, 2108 – Domaso, Italy - Past weekend some more points were collected to the rankings of the 2018 Melges 24 European Sailing Series. The fifth and penultimate event of the series was sailed on Lake Como in Domaso, considered also as the fifth event of the Italian Melges 24 Tour and Melges 24 Italian Championship. Regatta was hosted by the Yacht Club Como in cooperation with Circolo Vela Canottieri Domaso, Melges 24 Italian Class Association and International Melges 24 Class Association.

Domaso Italy

September 14, 2018 - Domaso, ITaly - After busy summer season and European title event Melges 24 international fleet has assembled in Domaso, Italy to sail penultimate regatta of the 2018 Melges 24 European Sailing Series and Italian Melges 24 Tour on Lake Como this upcoming weekend.

Kevin Welch, MIKEY (USA-835) © IM24CA

September 12, 2018 - San Francisco, US - The 2018 Diversified Melges 24 U.S. National Championship, hosted by The San Francisco Yacht Club in Belvedere, CA concluded over the weekend with Kevin Welch's MIKEY team being crowned National Champion. A solid string of first place finishes further proves Welch's ability to dominate in the U.S. Melges 24 Class.

Wild Thing SWE684 Martin Fridh

September 10, 2018 - Malmö, Sweden - Malmö Sailing Club welcomed Melges 24 sailors to the Limhamns Småbåtshamn harbour and the famous sailing waters in front of västra hamnen. The appreciated Swedish Championships for Melges 24 in 2013  was held there, in 2017 the Worlds of Fareast 28R and before that the Worlds for J/24, M32 cup, Louis Vuitton Cup etc took place there. 

Melges 24 White Room GER677 - Pierrick Contin

September 10, 2018 - Ramsberg, Germany -  Melges 24 German Open 2018 was held on September 7-9 in Ramsberg, on Großer Brombachsee. After 3 days, with a total of 6 races, rain, sun, wind and calm, the Melges 24 GERMAN Open 2018 at the Großer Brombachsee ends. 

Photo Pierrick Contin

September 7, 2018 - San Francisco, US -  Final preparations are underway across the board for the start of the 2018 Diversified Melges 24 U.S. National Championship, hosted by The San Francisco Yacht Club in Belvedere, CA taking place on September 7-9. From weigh-in and event registration, to practice racing, the Melges 24 fleet is getting set and ready for what will be three amazing days of highly-competitive racing on San Francisco Bay.

Melges 24 ESS 2018

September 5, 2018 - IM24CA - Current rankings of the 2018 Melges 24 European Sailing Series after four events - Punta Ala, Portoroz, Torbole - Riva del Garda - have been published.  Reigning European Champions - Italian MAIDOLLIS of Gian Luca Luca Perego with Carlo Fracassoli in helm and TAKI 4 of Marco Zammarchi with Niccolò Bertola in helm are on top of the rankings.

UpUpUp DEN837 Melges 24

August 27, 2018 - Kerteminde Sejlklub, Denmark - The Melges 24 Danish Nationals were hosted by the Kerteminde Sejlklub on August 24-26. 18 teams from Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Germany were taking part of the event. 12 races were sailed during 3 racing days and competition was tough on top.