Dear Melges 24 sailors, The International Melges 24 Class Association is hoping that we will be able to host a World Championship in Miami, Florida in late 2020. Obviously, our ability to make that happen is contingent upon how the worldwide COVID-19 crisis evolves.
Message from the Event Director Randy Draftz: "After much thoughtful consideration surrounding the Coronavirus, we have to regretfully announce that the 25th edition of Sperry Charleston Race Week has been canceled.
Dear Melges 24 sailors, In light of the current global situation and feedback from local officials, the Executive Committee of the IM24CA along with Randy Draftz, our event organizer;and in consultation with Megan Ratliff, Chair of the US Melges 24 Class, reached the difficult decision today to canc
March 14, 2020 - Adelaide SC, Australia -by Harry Fisher,Down Under Sail-Now two-time Melges 24 Australian Champion Robin Deussen capped off his second title in dominant fashion yesterday, closing out the event with three wins on the final day in big breeze off Adelaide Sailing Club.
March 14, 2020 - Aarhus, Denmark - ACT 1 ACT 2 OF THE MELGES 24 2020 NORDIC TROPHY SERIES - ABANDONED DUE TO THE COVID-19 It has been determined by the chairmen of the Danish, Norwegian and Swedish Melges 24 ClassAssociations to abandon the first part of the events in the 2020 Nordic Trophy Series d
Dear IM24CA sailors, I have written and re-written a memo to you every day this week; only to have current events change the situation. First of all, I wish for all of our sailors and support staff and their families to be healthy.
March 11, 2020 - UK - by Andrew Hunt - During the 1990s, the UK Melges 24 fleet was regularly getting 30-40 boats at its regattas, as indeed it should have done given what a great boat it is to sail and of course to race.
March 12, 2020 - Balatonfüred, Hungary -Due to ongoing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and following recommendations from World Health Organization, the opening event of the 2020 Melges 24 European Sailing Series in Balatonfüred, Hungary (April 17-19) has been cancelled/aband
March 12, 2020 - Adelaide SC, Australia -by Harry Fisher,Down Under Sail-After being plagued for two days with light to non-existent winds in Adelaide's Gulf St Vincent, the 2020 Australian Melges 24 Nationals at Adelaide Sailing Club look set to go right down to the wire.
March 9, 2020 - Adelaide SC, Australia -by Harry Fisher, Down Under Sail- One of South Australia's most well-known sailing rivalries has been revived once more as Robin Deussen and Sandy Higgins finish the opening day of the Australian Melges 24 Nationals just one point apart.