The Melges Performance Sailboats Trophy

The International Melges 24 World Championship is raced for the Melges Performance Sailboats Trophy. This trophy was presented in 1998 by the Melges family of Melges Boatworks, Zenda, USA to the International Melges 24 Class (IM24CA) as the World Championship Perpetual Trophy.  

In agreement with the Executive Committee of the IM24CA the Melges Performance Sailboats Trophy will be the perpetual trophy of the Melges 24 World Championship.

See the winners of the the Melges Performance Sailboats Trophy at the Hall of Fame and read here more about the World Championships

 

Year: 2020
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10.02.2020 Melges 24s Top Sperry Charleston Race Week Attendance Ahead of 2020 Worlds, Early Entry Deadline is March 1st
03.02.2020 Register for 2020 World Championship in Charleston, Early Entry Fee Ends March 1
Year: 2019
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25.11.2019 Registration Open for Charleston Bound 2020 Melges 24 Worlds
14.11.2019 Melges 24 Worlds 2020 - Notice of Race published and registration open now
13.10.2019 Italy takes it all again : Maidollis and Taki 4 are the new Melges 24 World Champions
17.09.2019 Three Weeks Left to the Start of the Melges 24 World Championship 2019 in Villasimius, Italy
Year: 2018
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10.06.2018 Melges 24 World Championship 2018 - Final Day - Italian Altea and Canadian Full Circle victorious in Victoria
Year: 2017
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05.08.2017 2017 Melges 24 Worlds: Italian Power on the Fin(n)ish Line: Maidollis and Taki 4 Are the New Melges 24 World Champions
Year: 2016
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04.12.2016 Embarr and Taki 4 Crowned 2016 Melges 24 World Champions, in Overall and Corinthian division respectively
Year: 2015
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05.07.2015 Melges 24 Worlds 2015: Chris Rast’s EFG and Tõnu Tõniste’s Lenny are the new Melges 24 World Champions
Year: 2014
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02.02.2014 First Aussie Melges 24 world championship fair dinkum ripper
Year: 2013
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07.10.2013 Porter Snatches Elusive World Title After Last Race Decider At Sperry Top-Sider Melges 24 Worlds
Year: 2012
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05.08.2012 Gullisara Wins Melges 24 World Championship - Storm Capital Sail Racing Claims Third Corinthian World Title
Year: 2011
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22.05.2011 Bressani And Hamazaki Claim Victory At 2011 Melges 24 Worlds
Year: 2010
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12.08.2010 Lorenzo Bressani & Uka Uka Racing Win 2010 Marinepool Melges 24 World Championship, Oyvind Peder Jahre & Storm Capital Sail Racing Win Corinthian World Title
Year: 2009
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09.12.2009 Chris Larson Explains Exactly What It Took To Win The Sheehy Lexus Of Annapolis Melges 24 World Championship
03.11.2009 Sheehy Lexus Of Annapolis 2009 Melges 24 World Championship - Final Roundup Report
Year: 2008
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06.06.2008 Lorenzo Bressani and Uka Uka Racing Win Volvo Melges 24 Worlds
Year: 2007
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12.05.2007 Dave Ullman is 2007 Fullpower Melges 24 World Champion
Year: 2006
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01.09.2006 Team Bete and Nicola Celon Win 2006 Worlds
Year: 2005
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16.12.2005 ITALY’S LUNA ROSSA TEAM WINS CORUM MELGES 24 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Year: 2004
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13.08.2004 SEBASTIAN COL & PHILLIP LIGOT'S TEAM P&P WIN 2004 MELGES 24 WORLD TITLE
Year: 2003
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17.10.2003 SHARK BITES!
Year: 2002
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02.08.2002 FINALLY HARRY MELGES (USA 409 STAR) IS 2002 MELGES 24 WORLD CHAMPION!
25.01.2002 FLAVIO FAVINI AND FRANCO ROSSINI WIN MELGES 24 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
2019 Melges 24 World Champion - Maidollis ITA854 of Gianluca Perego with Carlo Fracassoli at the helm and Enrico 'Chicco' Fonda, Stefano Lagi, Matteo Ramian as crew

2019 Melges 24 World Champion - Maidollis ITA854 of Gianluca Perego with Carlo Fracassoli at the helm and Enrico 'Chicco' Fonda, Stefano Lagi, Matteo Ramian as crew

2018 Melges 24 World Champion - Altea ITA722 of Andrea Racchelli with Filippo Togni,  Gaudenzio Bonini,  Matteo Ramian  and Michele Gregoratto

2018 Melges 24 World Champion - Altea ITA722 of Andrea Racchelli with Filippo Togni, Gaudenzio Bomni, Matteo Ramian and Michele Gregoratto - Victoria, CAN

2017 Melges 24 World Championship podium - Maidollis ITA854, Monsoon USA851, Mikey USA835 - Helsinki, Finland

2017 Melges 24 World Championship podium - Maidollis ITA854, Monsoon USA851, Mikey USA835 - Helsinki, Finland

2016 Melges 24 World Champion - Embarr IRL829 of Conor Clarke, with Stuart McNay (USA), David Hughes (USA), Maurice O'Connell, Aoife English and coach Morgan Reeser with the Melges Performance Sailboats Trophy

2016 Melges 24 World Champion - Embarr IRL829 of Conor Clarke, with Stuart McNay (USA), David Hughes (USA), Maurice O'Connell, Aoife English and coach Morgan Reeser with the Melges Performance Sailboats Trophy

Melges 24 World Champion 2015 - EFG SUI684 of Chris Rast with Udo Moser, Patrick Zaugg, Pavel Johannes Tolonen, Reneé Schenk and Dani Rast- Middelfart, Denmark

Melges 24 World Champion 2015 - EFG SUI684 of Chris Rast with Udo Moser, Patrick Zaugg, Pavel Johannes Tolonen, Reneé Schenk and Dani Rast - Middelfart, Denmark

2014 Gill Melges 24 World Championship - Geelong, Australia -  World Champion Blu Moon SUI825 - Flavio Favini, Gabriele Benussi, Giovanni Ferrari, Stefano Rizzi, Nicholas Dal Ferro, owner Franco Rossini 

2014 Gill Melges 24 World Championship - Geelong, Australia - World Champion Blu Moon SUI825 - Flavio Favini, Gabriele Benussi, Giovanni Ferrari, Stefano Rizzi, Nicholas Dal Ferro, owner Franco Rossini 

2013 Melges 24 World Champion - Full Throttle USA749 - Brian Porter, Andy Burdick, Federico Michetti, Matt Woodworth - San Francisco, USA

2013 Melges 24 World Champion - Full Throttle USA749 - Brian Porter, Andy Burdick, Federico Michetti, Matt Woodworth - San Francisco, USA

2011 Melges 24 World Champions - Uka Uka Racing ITA817 - Lorenzo Bressani, Jonathan McKee (USA), Federico Michetti, Fabio Gridelli, Lorenzo Santini - Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

2011 Melges 24 World Champions - Uka Uka Racing ITA817 - Lorenzo Bressani, Jonathan McKee (USA), Federico Michetti, Fabio Gridelli, Lorenzo Santini - Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

Chris Larson, Richard Clarke (CAN), Mike Wolfs (CAN), Curtis Florence (CAN) - 2009 Melges 24 World Champions on West Marine / New England USA655  - Annapolis, USA

Chris Larson, Richard Clarke (CAN), Mike Wolfs (CAN), Curtis Florence (CAN) - 2009 Melges 24 World Champions on West Marine / New England USA655 - Annapolis, USA

The Melges Performance Sailboats Trophy - perpetual trophy for the Melges 24 World Championship winner

The Melges Performance Sailboats Trophy - perpetual trophy for the Melges 24 World Championship winner

The Melges Performance Sailboats Trophy - perpetual trophy for the Melges 24 World Championship winner

The Melges Performance Sailboats Trophy - perpetual trophy for the Melges 24 World Championship winner