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Melges 24 US Nationals

May 23, 2019 - Fairhope, Ala, USA - In less than 24 hours the next Melges 24 U.S. National Championship gets underway in Fairhope, Alabama with a solid 35 entries, of which 17 have qualified to compete for the all-amateur Corinthian title.

Melges 24 US Nationals
Melges 24 Worlds 2019

May 7, 2019 - Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy - With the two events of the Melges World League having been hosted in March and April, the first rehearsals for the 2019 Melges 24 World Championship has taken place in awesome springy conditions, with turquoise waters, sunny days and constant sea breezes in the lovely race course of Villasimius (Sardinia, Italy).  

Maidollis ITA854 - ZGN/IM24CA
May 5, 2019 - Malcesine, Italy- The second event of the 2019 Melges 24 European Sailing Series comes to an end with a no race day in Malcesine: the stormy weather of Garda Lake on this first Sunday of May didn't allow the Race Committee, presided by Ettore Oradini, to safely set up the race course and add more races to the series of four completed so far. 
 
Maidollis ITA854 - ZGN/IM24CA
May 4, 2019 - Malcesine, Italy - Day Two of racing in Malcesine for the second event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series begun with an almost five hours delay ashore due to the lack of the typical morning breeze of the Garda Lake.
Altea ITA 722 - photo Zerogradinord
May 3, 2019 - Malcesine, Italy- The first day of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series - Event 2 in Malcesine, considered also as the Italian Melges 24 Tour Act 1, kicks off with atypical weather conditions, with unsteady breeze and rain that allowed the Race Committee chaired by Ettore Oradini to conclude only one race. 
 
David Bartol and Benedek Fluck
April 24, 2019 - Portoroz, Slovenia - After three years with the Melges 24 international class, the current Championship Coordinator for Europe Benedek Fluck from Hungary has decided to retire this spring because of more involvement and responsibilities with his professional job as an HR Manager.
2019 Melges 24 North Americans
April 17, 2019 - Traverse City, Mich. USA - The 2019 Melges 24 North American Championship (NAC) hosted by the Grand Traverse Yacht Club (GTYC) in Traverse City, Mich. taking place August 15-18, has climbed to an impressive 36 teams registered several months in advance of the entry deadline.
Lucky Dog Gill Race Team USA858

April 14, 2019 - Charleston, SC, USA - Sperry Charleston Race Week concluded in spectacular fashion with strong winds producing exciting action and several classes being decided during the last race. Travis Weisleder and his Lucky Dog/Gill Race Team and Megan Ratliff's Decorum Racing were crowned as the 2019 Champions of the Sperry Charleston Race Week! Lucky Dog / Gill Race Team received also the Charleston Race Week Cup, presented for best overall performance by a one-design entry.

Melges 24 fleet

April 9, 2019 - Charleston, S.C. USA - The start of the second event of the 2019 U.S. Melges 24 National Ranking Series is just days away with thirty-seven teams registered for the Sperry Charleston Race Week regatta. Melges 24s from all over the country are excited to be traveling to Sperry Race Week, an event well known for being supported by a massive league of dedicated volunteers, offering the finest in race and regatta management, loaded with tons of southern hospitality. Spectacular shoreside activities include beach parties, an open Goslings Rum Bar and live music each day that keeps teams faithfully returning every year.