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Melges 24 Worlds 2017 Helsinki

February 8, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland - Six months to go and fifty one teams from fourteen nations already signed up to race at the 2017 Melges 24 World Championship that takes place from 28th July to 4th August in Helsinki, Finland.

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February 6, 2017 - Lake Rapel, Chile - Eighteen teams of which five teams in Corinthian division were participating at the 2017 Melges 24 Chilean Class National Championship under supervising of experienced PRO Kiko Kunding in Marina Pintue on the lake Rapel on February 1-4.

2017 AUS Melges 24 Nationals - Ally Graham

February 6, 2017 - Blairgowrie, Australia - Andy Wharton and the team on Accrewed Interest clinched what was a closely-fought Helly Hansen Melges 24 Nationals on Saturday, coming from second overall to overtake Jon Newman’s Penultimate Challenge at the Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron.

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February 4, 2017 - Blairgowrie, Australia -  The ending of this year's Helly Hansen Melges 24 Australian Championship has come down to a two-horse race on the final day as Jon Newman on Penultimate Challenge and Andy Wharton on Accrewed Interest go head-to-head in the last two races with one point separating them.

The third day of racing yesterday was a challenging one with another delayed start due to a lack of wind, however the scheduled three races were still sailed.

AUS2017 - The Melges 24 fleet off the start line - Ally Graham

Faebruary 3, 2017 - Blairgowrie, Australia -  Only three points separated the top four boats yesterday after five of 10 scheduled races were completed at the Helly Hansen Melges 24 Australian Championship at the Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron. The racing has been mixed right throughout the fleet showcasing the incredibly close one-design racing the Melges offer, which has kept everyone on their toes on the clear waters off the Mornington Peninsula. 

2017 AUS Melges 24 Nationals - Ally Graham

Faebruary 2, 2017 - Blairgowrie, Australia - Racing at the Helly Hansen Australian Melges 24 Championship got off to a challenging start yesterday with mixed results at the top of the fleet as the opening two races were sailed in a range of different conditions. 

The start of racing was delayed due to a complete glass out when the boats hit the water, but thankfully the breeze came back in and the race committee were able to get a first start in and persist with a second race after that. 

2016 AUS Melges 24 Nationals - South Australian boat Kowabunga

January 31, 2017 - Blairgowrie, Australia - The Helly Hansen Australian Melges 24 Championship gets underway tomorrow with close and competitive racing expected throughout the four-day regatta, hosted by the Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron.

Blairgowrie is located near the tip of the Mornington Peninsula, due south of Melbourne and about an hour and a half drive around the bay from the CBD.

Melges 24 US Mationals 2017

January 24, 2017 - Charleston, USA - Melges 24 racers asked for it and here it is - an awesome Melges 24 U.S. National Championship just in advance of Sperry Charleston Race Week. Nationals and Sperry CRW mark two great back-to-back events in April in a charming historic southern town with a harbor that boasts premium racing conditions! 

Melges 24 ESS Portoroz

January 23, 2017 – Portoroz, Slovenia - While the Melges 24 season is underway in Australia, America and Chile, then European fleet is having a break yet before the season will start in April. 2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series will start in Portoroz, Slovenia in April for the fourth year in a row following then by five more events around Europe through the season. Yacht Club Portoroz together with Portoroz Marina will host the first event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series initiated by the International Melges 24 Class Association on April 20-23.

Melges 24 Gorge USA

January 19, 2017 - USMCA - Welcome to the Melges 24 2017 NorAm Championship, hosted by the Columbia Gorge Racing Association, in Cascade Locks, Oregon on July 19-22. The NorAm Championship will be the second stage of the three-regatta Melges 24 NorAm Tour and is drawing sailors form Canada, the US, Australia, and around the world to what promises to be the largest and most exhilarating one design sport boat regatta of 2017.