This weekend the Melges 24 Class has assembled at the Davis Island Yacht Club in beautiful Tampa, Florida, for the final event in the 2008 Melges 24 World and North American Ranking - the US Atlantic Coast Championship.
The MINUTES OF THE 2008 IMCA WORLD COUNCIL MEETING have now been published. The meeting took place in Munich, Germany on 11 October and was attended by 18 Class and Builder representatives. CLICK HERE to read the minutes in full.
One of the key responsibilities of the IMCA World Council AGM is to agree the schedule for Melges 24 World and Continental Championships.
Estonian National TV programme Navigaire presented a major feature item on the forthcoming 2010 Melges 24 World Championship to be held in Tallinn, Estonia.
We just couldn't resist bringing you this image of Nigel Young - North Sails One-Design guru, Team Barbarian crew member and all round coolest Melges 24 Sailor on the planet - seen here playing drums for the band at the amazing Team Barbarians North Americans prize giving party in Annapolis.
Lake Garda recently played host to a very special regatta to honour and remember Franco Rao who died one year ago.