Canadian Melges 24 Class Association

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CAN-629 "Surprise"

Vice President 
CAN-347 "Cool Beans"




Technical Officer 
Phone: +1 519-525-2379
Goderich, Ontario
Member Representative North America in IM24CA Technical Committee

West District Governor

CAN-11 "Goes To Eleven"
Vice Chairman Americas in IM24CA Executive Committee

East District Governor 

CAN-99 "Spitfire"


Year: 2021
Posted Title
24.04.2021 2021 Canadian National Championship – October 1-3 at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club
20.04.2021 IM24CA Membership Renewal
24.02.2021 2021 World Championship Early Entry Deadline Approaching, February 28
Year: 2020
Posted Title
10.11.2020 IM24CA World Council - Annual General Meeting 2020 - summary and voting results
19.10.2020 Charleston Open to set the pace for 2021 Melges 24 World Championship
21.09.2020 Come Sail With Bacardi, Registration Is Officialy Open
21.09.2020 2021 Melges 24 World Championship Dates - April 10-17
17.08.2020 IM24CA Technical Committee Update: World Sailing Has Ratified Our Most Recent Rule Change Proposals
14.08.2020 2020 International Melges 24 World Council Annual General Meeting – Date and Venue
24.07.2020 2021 Melges 24 Worlds Survey PT. 1 results revealed, more input requested in PT. 2
02.07.2020 IM24CA World Council Elected Vice Chairman Asia Pacific and Accepted Two Class Rule Changes
15.06.2020 IM24CA WORLD COUNCIL - Extraordinary General Meeting on July 1st
26.05.2020 Online Registration Now Available for 2020 Melges 24 U.S. Nationals
22.05.2020 International Melges 24 Class Association Postpones the Championship Schedule
05.05.2020 The Young and Talented - Canadian Sailor Aidan Koster Shares His Sailing Story
16.04.2020 Terrifying Journey of Richard Reid After Getting COVID-19
16.03.2020 CANCELLATION of the 2020 Melges 24 World Championship
08.03.2020 Two Bullets on Final Day Secure the Victory of the Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta to Bora Gulari
07.03.2020 Bora Gulari Holds Onto First Overall On Tiebreak Advantage At Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta
26.02.2020 Melges 24 Southbound — 2020 World Championship, Early Entries Close on March 1st
18.02.2020 U.S. Melges 24 Class announces 2020 National Ranking Series event schedule
17.02.2020 Peter Duncan Nails It at The 2020 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta in St. Petersburg
28.01.2020 Light Breezes Give Gulari First Melges 24 Win of 2020
Year: 2019
Posted Title
16.12.2019 Welch/Ratliff Win 2019 US Melges 24 National Ranking Series Titles, Exciting 2020 Racing Schedule on the Horizon
29.11.2019 Thank you, Jens Wathne! Welcome, Laura Grondin!
20.11.2019 2019 Melges 24 Worlds Recap: An Interview with Richard Reid from Zingara
11.11.2019 IM24CA World Council - Annual General Meeting 2019 - summary and voting results
06.11.2019 Surprise! Canada’s Berezin Crowned 2019 North American Championship Series Champ, Rozelle Captures Corinthian Title
13.10.2019 Italy takes it all again : Maidollis and Taki 4 are the new Melges 24 World Champions
23.09.2019 “Jaws” snaps up the 2019 Canadian Nationals title in style!
22.09.2019 Melges 24 Pre-Worlds in Villasimius - Bombarda Takes it All and the Melges 24 Fleet Flies Toward the Worlds
05.09.2019 SEPTEMBER 13 - The deadline to send submissions to the Annual General Meeting of IM24CA
19.08.2019 Weisleder/McMillan Win 2019 Melges 24 North American Championship Titles on Final Wet and Windy Day
18.08.2019 2019 Melges 24 North American Championship Gets Serious on Day Two
18.08.2019 Zingara Takes the Melges 24 North American Championship Lead
14.08.2019 2019 Melges 24 North American Championship Gets Serious
10.08.2019 Quantum Sails Ups the Ante, Melges 24 North American Championship Offers Once in a Lifetime Racing Opportunity
06.08.2019 2019 Melges 24 North American Championship - Good Melges 24 North American Ranking Vibrations
12.07.2019 2019 Melges 24 North American Championship Brings Bountiful Sponsorships and Big Fleet Racing to Michigan
06.03.2019 Save the dates - 2019 Melges 24 Canadian National Championship on September 20-22
Year: 2018
Posted Title
25.09.2018 2018 M24 NorAm Tour Champions
10.06.2018 Melges 24 World Championship 2018 - Final Day - Italian Altea and Canadian Full Circle victorious in Victoria
08.06.2018 Victoria News: Yachting world race event helps christen new Victoria marina
07.06.2018 2018 Melges 24 World Championship - Italian team Altea sets the pace in Victoria
06.06.2018 2018 Melges 24 World Championship - The only Italian crew takes the bullet of Day Two in Victoria
06.06.2018 2018 Melges 24 World Championship - Top three in stars and stripes after Day One
04.06.2018 2018 Melges 24 World Championship - Pre-Worlds go to Monsoon, Full Circle and Zingara
Year: 2017
Posted Title
31.07.2017 The Gorge Delivers - 2017 Diversified Melges 24 NorAm & North American Championship
01.05.2017 Quantum Sails aboard as Official Sailmaker for the 2017 Melges 24 Canadian National Championship, Stage 3 of the NorAm Tour
Year: 2016
Posted Title
07.05.2016 Monsoon And Decorum Win Bluesmiths Melges 24 World Winter Series Open And Corinthian Titles
Year: 2015
Posted Title
14.07.2015 Richard Reid and Zingara win Melges 24 Canadian Championship in Windsor ON
Year: 2014
Posted Title
02.02.2014 First Aussie Melges 24 world championship fair dinkum ripper
Year: 2013
Posted Title
07.10.2013 Porter Snatches Elusive World Title After Last Race Decider At Sperry Top-Sider Melges 24 Worlds
Year: 2012
Posted Title
27.08.2012 Rooklyn And Jesberg Victorious At Melges 24 North American Championship
Year: 2011
Posted Title
13.05.2011 Top International Teams Roll Into Corpus Christi For 2011 Melges 24 World Championship
Year: 2010
Posted Title
26.09.2010 Adam Burns & Team Presto Claim Overall & Corinthian Titles At 2010 Melges 24 North American Championship
Year: 2009
Posted Title
09.12.2009 Chris Larson Explains Exactly What It Took To Win The Sheehy Lexus Of Annapolis Melges 24 World Championship
Year: 2008
Posted Title
01.11.2008 Terry Hutchinson Clinches Yet Another Major Yachting Title, 2008 Melges 24 North American Championship
17.02.2008 Hutchinson Clinches 2008 Melges 24 Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Title
Year: 2006
Posted Title
21.05.2006 Brian Porter Wins Melges 24 North American Title
Year: 2004
Posted Title
Year: 2003
Posted Title
17.10.2003 SHARK BITES!
Year: 2002
Posted Title
Name Boat Name Overall/Corinthian Position
Dan Berezin Surprise Corinthian Owner/Helmsman
Fraser McMillan
Fraser McMillan Sunnyvale Corinthian Owner/Helmsman
Gord Galbraith Lekker Corinthian
Jim Pearson Slippery Overall
Michael Bond Recidivist Corinthian
Richard Clarke
Richard Clarke Pegasus 24, West Marine / New England, Hedgehog, Mikey, Zingara Overall Tactician
Richard Reid
Richard Reid Zingara Overall Owner/Helmsman
Robert Britten
Robert Britten Full Circle Corinthian
Robert Wigny Notorious Corinthian Owner/Helmsman

Melges 24 Champions of Canada

Year Venue Winner  
2019 Tecumseh, ON Roger Counihan - Jaws USA775 Results
2018 Victoria, BC Bruce Ayres - Monsoon USA851 Results
2017 Toronto, ON Kevin Welch - Mikey USA838 Results
2016 Kelowna, BC Kevin Welch - Mikey USA838 Results
2015 Windsor, ON Richard Reid - Zingara CAN629 Results
2014 Victoria, BC Kevin Welch - Mikey USA838 Results
2013 Toronto, ON    
Name Nat Sail no. Boat name Type
Dan Berezin CAN 629 Surprise Full Member
Duncan Stamper CAN 11 Goes To Eleven Full Member
Frank Halperin CAN 458 Fool Moon Associate Member
Geoffrey McMurray CAN 31 Rush Associate Member
Jim Pearson CAN 737 Slippery Full Member
John Spierling CAN 444 Rebel Full Member
John Marentette CAN 99 Spitfire Full Member
Kevin Brown CAN 523 Notorious Associate Member
Linnea Granberg CAN 364 Byrr Associate Member
Mieke Koehoorn CAN 371 Lekker Full Member
Mike Gozzard CAN 031 Rush Full Member
Philip Harland CAN 498 TEAM PCH Full Member
Richard Reid CAN 853 Zingara Full Member
Robert Wigny CAN 523 Notorious Full Member
Willie Mackle CAN 458 Fullmoon Full Member
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