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2018 Melges 24 European Sailing Series

December 8, 2017 - IM24CA - After some long evaluation, the management of the International Melges 24 Class Association announces the details of the 2018 Melges 24 European Sailing Series. From the first look at the calendar, it appears clear that the next one will be south and Italian oriented: in fact, five events out of six are planned to be held in Italy and the main reason for that is the Melges 24 European Championship to be held in Riva on Lake Garda in August.

2018 Melges 24 European Sailing Series

December 8, 2017 - IM24CA - After some long evaluation, the management of the International Melges 24 Class Association announces the details of the 2018 Melges 24 European Sailing Series. From the first look at the calendar, it appears clear that the next one will be south and Italian oriented: in fact, five events out of six are planned to be held in Italy and the main reason for that is the Melges 24 European Championship to be held in Riva on Lake Garda in August.

Gill Race Team GBR694 - Pierrick Contin

December 5, 2017 - IM24CA - Melges 24 Corinthian European Champion 2016 and runner-up of the 2017 Melges 24 Worlds in Corinthian division–GILL RACE TEAM GBR694–has been also very consistent to win the Melges 24 European Sailing Series overall title twice and the Corinthian title once-achievement which no other team has done. 

Mikey USA838

November 14, 2017 - Tampa, US - After eight races complete and two days of nicely breezed racing days, Kevin Welch's MIKEY won the 2017 Melges 24 Invitational Regatta hosted by the Davis Island Yacht Club on November 11-12. A total of eleven teams toughed out the Florida sunshine and warm temps for a great event.

Taki 4 ITA778 - Pierrick Contin

November 13, 2017 - IM24CA - Melges 24 Corinthian World Champion two years in a row, the Corinthian winner of the 2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series, missing only two Corinthian podiums of the series’ events  - this is how Italian team TAKI 4 has been printing their footsteps in the history of Melges 24 class.  

AGM 2017

November 8, 2017 - IM24CA - The International Melges 24 Class Association (IM24CA) held the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the Royal Ocean Racing Club in London on Saturday, November 4th preceded by the Technical Committee Meeting on Friday, November 3rd. The Minutes of the AGM will be published shortly, but this is the summary what was discussed and decided.

Lucky Dog GRT

October 31, 2018 - Miami, US -  The 2017 Melges 24 racing schedule may be drawing to a close, but 2018 is already in motion with an awesome kickstarter Racing Clinic happening January 19-21 at Coconut Grove's famous Miami Shake-A-Leg sailing center. As many as 20-30 boats have already committed and are ready to soak up some valuable tuning time with big talent.

Mikey USA838

October 20, 2017 - Submitted by Brian Hutchinson, Melges 24 USA201 - Kevin Welch's MIKEY(USA835) of Anacortes, Washington gave an unparalleled overall performance on the 2017 M24 NorAm Tour. Mikey likes this sport and sails with a very high level of intensity and joy that often accompanies those who deliver on race day. Of course, this accomplishment was not reached by chance.

Victoria International marina

October 20, 2017 - Victoria, BC, Canada - 2018 Melges 24 Worlds - Looking for Melges 24 Boats Available for Charter. Let your boat sail there if you don't plan to take part yourself.

Dear Melges 24 Owners,

Melges 24 ESS 2017
October 15, 2017 - Luino, Italy - After six events that moved all over Europe, from Portoroz to Riva del Garda, Marstrand, Helsinki, Medemblik and Luino, the 2017 edition of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series comes to an end with a total of ninety teams from eighteen nations that joined the circuit reserved to Melges 24 monotypes.