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September 10, 2018 - Malmö, Sweden - Malmö Sailing Club welcomed Melges 24 sailors to the Limhamns Småbåtshamn harbour and the famous sailing waters in front of västra hamnen. The appreciated Swedish Championships for Melges 24 in 2013  was held there, in 2017 the Worlds of Fareast 28R and before that the Worlds for J/24, M32 cup, Louis Vuitton Cup etc took place there. 

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September 10, 2018 - Ramsberg, Germany -  Melges 24 German Open 2018 was held on September 7-9 in Ramsberg, on Großer Brombachsee. After 3 days, with a total of 6 races, rain, sun, wind and calm, the Melges 24 GERMAN Open 2018 at the Großer Brombachsee ends. 

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September 7, 2018 - San Francisco, US -  Final preparations are underway across the board for the start of the 2018 Diversified Melges 24 U.S. National Championship, hosted by The San Francisco Yacht Club in Belvedere, CA taking place on September 7-9. From weigh-in and event registration, to practice racing, the Melges 24 fleet is getting set and ready for what will be three amazing days of highly-competitive racing on San Francisco Bay.

Melges 24 ESS 2018

September 5, 2018 - IM24CA - Current rankings of the 2018 Melges 24 European Sailing Series after four events - Punta Ala, Portoroz, Torbole - Riva del Garda - have been published.  Reigning European Champions - Italian MAIDOLLIS of Gian Luca Luca Perego with Carlo Fracassoli in helm and TAKI 4 of Marco Zammarchi with Niccolò Bertola in helm are on top of the rankings.

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August 27, 2018 - Kerteminde Sejlklub, Denmark - The Melges 24 Danish Nationals were hosted by the Kerteminde Sejlklub on August 24-26. 18 teams from Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Germany were taking part of the event. 12 races were sailed during 3 racing days and competition was tough on top.

AGM 2018 - IM24CA

August 19, 2018 - IM24CA -  World Council' Annual General Meeting 2018 of the Interenational Melges 24 Class Association will take place on November 10, 2018 in Club Nàutic S’Arenal, Mallorca, Spain. The AGM will be preceded by Technical Committee Meeting on November 9. More specific details about the venue, agenda, timeline and the deadlines for the submission of the motions and proposals you'll find at melges24.com/agm2018 

Melges 24 Euros - Top 3 - Pierrick Contin
August 10, 2018 - Riva del Garda, Italy - Sometimes the results just speak for themselves: with an impressive scoreline of 1-1-7-4-7-1-1-3-9-DNC, never going out of the top ten in a fleet of 72 boats, and with one race to spare, the Italian crew of Maidollis (ITA854, 3-9-DNC today) by owner Gian Luca Perego, with Carlo Fracassoli at helm, Enrico Fonda calling tactics, Stefano Lagi and Matteo Ramian, is crowned 2018 Melges 24 European Champion.
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August 9, 2018 - Riva del Garda, Italy - Very atypical conditions today in the Wind Factory of Garda Lake. For the penultimate day of racing of the Melges 24 European Championship, the Race Committee chaired by PRO Hank Stuart called the fleet out on the water perfectly on time at 1pm. All at a sudden, while they were setting the race course, the weather conditions over the Western shore of the Lake changed dramatically and a strong wind called Ponale, from the North West, started to blow with gusts over 30 knots.
Melges 24 Europeans 2018 - Pierrick Contin
August 8, 2018 - Riva del Garda, Italy - It was eventually a long and beautiful sailing day today for the seventy-two crews that are competing in Riva del Garda for the Melges 24 European Championship. After the four races held in the first two days, the participants have finally been able to benefit from a consistent and steady Ora wind, which allowed the Race Committee, chaired by the American Hank Stuart, to complete three regattas, the maximum allowed by the Notice of Race for each day of racing.
2018 Melges 24 European Championship
August 7, 2018 - Riva del Garda, Italy - "The day has been more than positive, almost perfect for Arkanoè by Montura": this is the comment of Karlo Hmeljak, tactician on board of Arkanoè by Montura by owner and helmsman Sergio Caramel, after the second day of racing at Riva del Garda for the 2018 Melges 24 European Championship.