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Calling for Extraordinary General Meeting

November 15, 2016 - IM24CA -  Due to the fact that Treasurer elections were not held at the Annual General Meeting in Munich on November 5th, World Council decided to call for Extraordinary General Meeting. Treasurer’s post was left open due to the need of clarification of the Constitution and it will be open until the Extraordinary General Meeting.

Attn: All Melges 24 national classes, builders and members of the Executive Committee

Melges 24 Monsoon

November 8, 2016 - Miami, US -  Written by Glenda Nixon, crew of Melges 24 AUS812 ACCRU, Nixon family team – The strong contingent of female sailors at the recent Line Honors Melges 24 US National Championship, held at Lake Geneva Yacht Club, holds well for the future of women in the class.

IM24CA AGM2016

November 7, 2016 - IM24CA - The International Melges 24 Class Association (IM24CA) held the 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Munich on Saturday, November 5th preceded by the Technical Committee Meeting on Friday, November 4th.

Melges 24 Embarr IRL829 in Miami

November 4, 2016 - Miami, US - With three weeks to go to the 2016 Melges 24 World Championship in Miami it’s a great time to present some of the teams and people passionate about the Melges 24 boat.  The majority of the Melges 24 class is a Corinthian fleet of all amateur crews who race within the open competition but are also scored separately.  However, the boat tends to attract many top level sailors including Olympians who want to get into high level racing without compromise.

EFG container to Miami

November 1, 2016 - Miami, US -  Written by Kevin Nixon, ACCRU AUS812, Member Asia Pacific, Executive Committee, International Melges 24 Class Association - With the 2016 Melges 24 World Championship in Miami Florida fast approaching, and around 35 of the 100+ participants arriving from outside the USA, the big question for the overseas teams is: How do you compete on another continent? At first glance, the costs can seem astronomical, but there are many ways of doing it.

Cala Galera - Porto Ercole

October 28, 2016 - Italy - Italian Melges 24 Class is glad to invite all Melges 24 sailors to Cala Galera Melges 24 Winter Series 2017. The intention is to sail one weekend per month in January, February and March. All three events will take place in Cala Galera Marina, Porto Ercole, Tuscany!

Melges 24 Quantum WWS 2016-17

October 27, 2016 - US - US Melges 24 Class Association is delighted to announce the name sponsor for the Melges 24 World Winter Series - QUANTUM and to name the series  MELGES24 Quantum World Winter Series.

 

Richard Reid CAN Zingara Melges 24

October 27, 2016 - US - US Melges 24 Class Association is delighted to announce the main sponsor for the Melges 24 World Winter Series - QUANTUM and to name the series as MELGES24 Quantum World Winter Series.

Melges 24 Worlds 2015 - Pierrick Contin

October 26th, 2016 – Miami, FL, U.S. - Time to get back in the water has almost come for the International Melges 24 Fleet. The teams that are preparing to compete for the 2016 Melges 24 World Championship, taking place in Miami, FL from November 26th to December 3rd, have just 30 days left to make sure their boats and crews are in perfect shape for the start of the event.  This World Championship is anticipated to be the most crowded event of the international one-design sailing scene this year.

Melges 24 Worlds 2016

October 24, 2016 - Miami, FL, US - The International Melges 24 Class Association (IM24CA) and the U.S. Melges 24 Class Association (USMCA) are thrilled to be welcoming you all to Miami in almost one month’s time. In an effort to help you and your team better prepare for all the incredible racing and competition ahead, all entrants are strongly encouraged to review the below items: