Please select your home edition
Edition
Helm Events 728x90

Melges 24 European Championship - Online entry now open

by Piret Salmistu on 3 Jan 2014
Melges 24 European Championship 2013 © IMCA/ Pierrick Contin http://www.pierrickcontin.com
The Notice of Race has now been published and the online entry system opened for the MKB Bank Melges 24 European Championship 2014 and Melges 24 sailors from around the world are invited to make their entries for this prestigious event that takes place from second-9th May 2014 in Balatonfüred, Hungary.

The MKB Bank Melges 24 European Championship 2014 will be organised by the MKB Bank Sailing Club, in co-operation with Hungarian Melges 24 Class Association and the International Melges 24 Class Association. The online portal for entry, the Notice of Race, and other information about the venue is available here.

As always and especially after a very successful inaugural Melges 24 European Sailing Series regatta on the Lake Balaton this April, the Hungarian Melges 24 Fleet looks forward to welcoming international visitors to the competition which will feature not only great racing but a fun informal social programme for the teams too.

'We expect more than 80 boats at MKB Bank Sailing Club and some exciting competition on the race courses,' said Eniko Németh, Club Manager and Coordinator of the Melges 24 Europeans. 'The marina, hotel and leisure complex of the MKB Bank Sailing Club provide an outstanding venue for the regatta and the facilities will be made available for the exclusive use of the Melges 24 Class for the duration of the event. With the stunning green/turquoise waters of Lake Balaton, 600 sq km of sailable area, perfect sailing winds, excellent shoreside facilities and a reputation for world class race management we have it all to deliver an event to remember.'

'We are pleased to have the MKB Bank Sailing Club continue its great hosting of high style sailing events with the 2014 Melges 24 Europeans,' said Riccardo Simoneschi, the Chairman of IMCA. 'We have no doubt that the club will produce the same strong turnout and competitive racing we have had on the Lake Balaton in our inaugural Melges 24 European Sailing Series regatta in April 2013, and will support their every effort to produce the best quality racing experience for all participants.'

Competitors who place and pay for their entry before 1 February 2014 can take advantage of the early bird entry rate of Euro 750. Entries placed from 1 to 28 February will pay an entry fee of Euro 975. Entries placed between 1 March and 2 April will pay an entry fee of Euro 1125. The closing date for all entries and the final date for submission of Corinthian Crew Lists will be 2 April.

Event dates:

Friday second to Sunday 4th May: Measurement and registration
Sunday 4th May: Practice race and the Opening Ceremony
Monday fifth to Friday 9th May: 2014 Melges 24 European Championship Event Website
Pacific Sailing School 660x82 1BandG AUS Triton2 660x82Wildwind 2016 660x82

Related Articles

Australian Etchells Championships images by Dinghy Fever Photography
Dinghy Fever Photography was on the water and provided this gallery of images from final day's racing. Dinghy Fever Photography was on the water and provided this gallery of images from final day's racing.
Posted today at 12:50 pm
Magpie swoops twice at Etchells Australian Championship
Magpie’s training partners Iain Murray, Euan McNichol and Richie Allanson finished second overall by three points. Magpie’s training partners Iain Murray, Euan McNichol and Richie Allanson finished second overall by three points.
Posted on 15 Jan
Crewmates deadlocked at the Etchells Australian Championship
Taylor and Murray are deadlocked on opposing boats at 16 points apiece with Taylor leading the series on a countback. On board the Oatley family’s supermaxi Wild Oats XI they are crewmates. Skippers Graeme Taylor and Iain Murray are deadlocked on opposing boats at 16 points apiece with Taylor leading the series on a countback.
Posted on 13 Jan
Bigger kids entertainment program at Festival of Sails
The family entertainment program at the fast approaching Festival of Sails has been expanded this year The family entertainment program at the fast approaching Festival of Sails has been expanded this year, including a more varied line up to appeal to a wider age group of children. The hugely popular Shoreside Festival – presented by Geelong Connected Communities - is a major highlight of the 2017 Festival of Sails, kicking off on January 21 and running through to Australia Day.
Posted on 11 Jan
2017 Top of the Gulf Regatta. Open for entries.
The 2017 edition of Top of the Gulf Regatta is now open for entries The 13th edition of the Top of the Gulf Regatta, presented by Ocean Marina, Jomtien Beach, Thailand, is open for entries. The event will run 4-8 May. TOG regularly attracts more than 250 boats, with classes for Optimists, 420, Lasers and beach cats, ocean multihulls, IRC rated monohulls, cruisers and Platu One Design. Organisers already report strong interest and early sign-ups.
Posted on 11 Jan
War of the worlds at the 2017 Etchells Australian Championship
An outstanding 46 boat line-up is due to contest the RPAYC run Etchells Australian Championship January 11-15, 2017 An outstanding 46 boat line-up is due to contest the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club run Etchells Australian Championship January 11-15, 2017, including five current and former world champions and multiple national champions in Etchells and other classes.
Posted on 11 Jan
Festival of Sails – Entries closing
A reminder that the standard price entry period for this year’s Festival of Sails regatta closes midnight this Sunday. A reminder that the standard price entry period for this year’s Festival of Sails regatta closes midnight this Sunday
Posted on 6 Jan
55th Australian Flying Fifteen Championship - Invitational race
Esperance delivered ideal conditions for a genteel introduction to the Gemmill Homes 55th FF Australian Nationals Esperance delivered ideal conditions for a genteel introduction to the Gemmill Homes 55th Flying Fifteen Australian National Championship.
Posted on 1 Jan
World Sailing - The World Sailing Show - December 2016
December 2016 edition of the World Sailing Show summarising the month in the world of sailing December 2016 edition of the World Sailing Show summarising the month in the world of sailing covering America's Cup, racing in the Southern Ocean and more. Plus, Part 2 of our exclusive interview with Sir Russell Coutts; our tribute to a spectacular year afloat along with news and views from around the world.
Posted on 28 Dec 2016
Australian Flying Fifteen Championships - Competitors ready for action
Esperance Bay Yacht Club are hosting the International Flying Fifteen 55th Australian National Championships Esperance Bay Yacht Club are hosting the International Flying Fifteen 55th Australian National Championships from Friday 30th December 2016 to Thursday 5th January 2017.
Posted on 28 Dec 2016