Registration Open for 2019 Melges 24 North American Championship hosted by Grand Traverse Yacht Club, August 15-18
Januar 14, 2019 - Traverse City, Michigan, USA - The 2019 Melges 24 North American Championship (NAC) hosted by the Grand Traverse Yacht Club (GTYC) in Traverse City, Mich., is now open for entries. Already, 26 teams have signed up for two days of practice and tuning followed by three extravagant days of world-class, championship racing on the warm waters of West Grand Traverse Bay.
Supported by the International Melges 24 Class Association (IM24CA) in conjunction with the U.S Melges 24 Class Association (USMCA), all boat owners worldwide are invited to register and race. The Class anticipates big-fleet racing with as many as 40-50 teams on the line.
Visit the Official 2019 Melges 24 North American Championship Yachtscoring Site and Register Online. An early entry fee is in effect until May 31, 2019. The Notice of Race (NOR) is also available for full and complete event details.
The NAC marks the first of three major regattas during the Fall in North America. The Canadian National Championship happens on September 19-22 in Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada, followed by the legendary Fall Championship in Lake Geneva, Wisc. (the home of the Melges 24) on October 5-6.
ABOUT THE MELGES 24
The Melges 24 is designed by Reichel/Pugh and built by Melges Performance Sailboats and holds a unique position among the world's one-design sportboats as one of the most successful classes of high performance yachts. For more information, please visit the official website of the International Melges 24 Class Association at melges24.com.
For media photos (web and/or high resolution) or class specific information about the Melges 24 at the 2019 Melges 24 North American Championship, please contact:
2019 Melges 24 North American Championship Press Officer
Mobile: +1 (912) 398-5776
2019 Melges 24 North American Championship Press Coordinator
International Melges 24 Class Association Administrator, Press Officer/Coordinator
Mobile: +372 507 7217