Zingara CAN853 Pierrick Contin

November 16, 2019 by  - Team Zingara – Scott Nixon (tactician), Ben Lam (kite trimmer), Billy Gooderham (boat captain and bow), Richard Reid (helm) – recently competed in the 2019 Melges 24 Worlds in Italy. Richard Reid took a few moments to answer our burning questions about the regatta and what it takes to succeed at the world level. Enjoy! 

Ayres-Gulari - Bushwhacker Cup 2019

November 19, 2019 - Pensacola FL, USA - The three teams leading Pensacola Yacht Club’s Melges24 Atlantic & Gulf Coast Championship aka the Bushwhacker Cup after Day 1 were confirmed as the three podium finishers on Day 2. The one race that PRO Hal Smith got off the line saw the leaders in front, bow to bow, in clean air after each made a quick tack to Port in the middle of the line. Then the general recall horn sounded. 

Melges 24 Worlds 2020

November 14, 2019 – Charleston, SC, USA – With less than six months to go until the next major Melges 24 title event – 2020 World Championship – taking place in Charleston, South Carolina, USA on May 2-9 – Melges 24 sailors from all around the worlds are welcome to register!

Notice of Race has been published and Registration is open at the 2020 Worlds’ YachtScoring site.

AGM 2019

November 10, 2019 - Bergen, Norway - World Council of the IM24CA held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Bergen Norway yesterday. Here’s a short overview about the voting results and decisions made.

Melges 24 fleet

November 12, 2019 - Pensacola FL, November 11, 2019 - Article by Talbot Wilson - Five reigning 2019 Melges 24 champions and a former U.S. Champion will duke it out with a stellar fleet of challengers on Pensacola Bay this coming weekend (November 15-17). Pensacola YC hosts the Melges 24 Bushwhacker Cup with racing for the Atlantic and Gulf Coast Championships on Friday and Saturday. A practice race and a Quantum sails clinic will help tune the fleet on Friday.