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Melges 24 Porotoroz 2017 Day 2

April 22, 2017 - Portoroz, Slovenia – Who would wish more than sunshine and the blue sky from the nice spring morning? Here in Portoroz, Slovenia on the second day of the 2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series first regatta the sailors would have wished some wind to go to sailing, but instead AP was hoisted by PRO Bojan Gale until breeze came around midday.

Melges 24 ESS 2017 Portoroz

April 21, 2017 - Portoroz, Slovenia -  Just a perfect day! What else can you say about the day where all matches: Just a perfect day! What else can you say about the day where all matches: wonderful weather with blue skies and sunshine, nice sea breeze up to 13 knots from South-West and happy Melges 24 sailors enjoying all of it at the first regatta of the European sailing season.

Melges 24 ESS 2017 Portoroz

April 20, 2017 – Portoroz, Slovenia – Like the good traditions that used to last, has become a nice tradition for the Melges 24 sailors from all over the Europe to gather to the beautiful Portoroz in Slovenia for the first regatta of the sailing season.

Full Throttle US849

April 9, 2017 - Charleston, S.C., U.S. - Porter wins impressive record-breaking seventh Melges 24 National title, Shannon takes home Corinthian top honors. The final day at of the 2017 U.S.

Full Throttle USA849

April 8, 2017 - Charleston, S.C.,  U.S. - Brian Porter's 'Full Throttle' verges on capturing a record-breaking seventh Melges 24 U.S. National title, the Corinthian fleet turns up the heat with Shannon's 'Shaka' taking charge of the all-amatuer division.

Melges 24 US Nationals 2017 Day 1

April 7, 2017 - Charleston, SC -  Breeze-on conditions put Porter's 'Full Throttle' into early Melges 24 U.S. National Championship lead, McKenzie's 'EX-KAHN' in charge of the Corinthian Division.

2017 Melges 24 U.S. National Championship

April 3, 2017 - Charleston, SC , USA - This weekend, for the third time in Class history, the U.S. Melges 24 Class Association (USM24CA) is excited to bring back its highly-coveted National Championship to Charleston, S.C., graciously hosted by the Charleston Yacht Club (ChYC) on April 7-9. This time however, it also collectively serves as Act 2 of the Quantum World Winter Series, and is Stage 1 of the 2017 NorAm Tour.

Melges 24 Worlds 2016 in Miami - Pierrick Contin

March 29, 2017 - USMCA - Submitted by Brian Hutchinson USA201 -  The MELGES24 Quantum World Winter Series (M24QWWS) returns to historic Charleston on April 7-9 for Act 2 – MELGES24 US NATIONALS, hosted by Charleston Yacht Club.  The Melges 24 class is welcoming to Charleston several new teams hailing from as far as the West Coast and

Dave Alexander - AUS - photo Ally Graham

March 29, 2017 - Adelaide, Australia -  Story by Marc Ablett, DownUnderSail - Dave Alexander and crew sailed their way to a dominating overall victory after the second leg of the Vostok Europe Melges 24 Regatta at Adelaide Sailing Club earlier this month (March 17-19), winning the final six races of the event.

Kevin Welch Melges 24 Mikey Pierrick Contin

March 14, 2017 - Miami, USA - Bacardi Miami Sailing Week delivered nine amazing races in 2017, and at the top — 2017 Melges 24 Bacardi Champion Kevin Welch on Mikey with crew members Jason Rhodes, Ian Sloan, Serena Vilage and Ross McDonald.