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.

Melges 24 HUN Pre Nationals 2016

May 3, 2016 - Balatonfüredi, Hungary - Just like in the last season there were organized a great event by Balatonfüredi Yacht Club and MVM SE for Melges 24 and J24 classes on the last weekend of April. There were 8 Melges 24 and 11 J24 teams registered for the event considered to be Pre Nationals.

Melges 24 Canada

The Land Rover Kelowna 2016 MELGES24 Canadian National Championship is only eight weeks away.  Our newest sponsors, HELLY HANSEN, BLUESMITHS, and HUTCHINSON SPORTS have each contributed performance gear for a prize draw open to all skippers that have paid their entry fee by May 15th.  The three winners will be announced on May 16th.  

Chris Rast Clinic

April 27, 2016 - Riva del Garda, Italy - Do you want to improve your sailing performance? Melges 24 reigning world Champion and Quantum Sails Melges 24 Class Expert Chris Rast will be on hand to coach you and analyze your game during the clinic held in Riva del Garda on July 14, just before the 4th event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series there. 

Sailing World: Melges 24 Worlds Nears Record Numbers

April 26, 2016 - -  With 120 boats registered for the 2016 Melges 24 Worlds, the event has nearly doubled in size since it's inception in 2013. By Dave Powlison.


April 25, 2016 - Malcesine, Italy - After the first event of the Melges 24 Italian Series in Portoroz, the series comes back to Italy and to Lake Garda! You are invited to complete your registration for the MELGES 24 ITALIAN SERIES Act 2 to be held in Malcesine on May 20th - 22nd. Benvenuto in Italia!

Melges 24 UK - Spring Series Round 3

April 18, 2016 - Haven Ports Yacht Club, Suffolk, UK - Nine teams made it out for the third race weekend of the Haven Ports Yacht Club Melges 24 Spring Series. Sailors were greeted with wall to wall sunshine, a shifty 8-12 knots wind from the NW and a windward leeward course with a beat against the tide towards Pin Mill.

Monsoon Season In Charleston, All Decorum For The Corinthians

April 17, 2016 - Charleston, SC, U.S. — Certain boats seem to thrive in Charleston’s breezy, tide-wrought conditions, and Sperry Charleston Race Week 2016 provided the perfect weather. A back-to-back Sperry Charleston Race Week winner in the Melges 24 Class, Monsoon skipper Bruce Ayres’ had a tough battle with another past champ – Travis Weisleder on Lucky Dog/Gill Race Team. This contest came down to the final race.