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Show news 2020 Melges 24 Worlds registration is open
Predicted to be one of the most well-attended Championships
Posted on 29 Nov
IM24CA World Council elects new Chair
Thank you, Jens Wathne! Welcome, Laura Grondin!
Posted on 29 Nov
An accurate ping leads to a better start
Preferred instruments handpicked for you
Posted on 23 Nov
Melges 24 Atlantic & Gulf Coast Championship
Bruce Ayres' Monsoon wins inaugural Bushwhacker Cup
Posted on 18 Nov
Melges 24 Atlantic & Gulf Coast Championship day 1
Bruce Ayres and Bora Gulari's teams battle for the top spot
Posted on 17 Nov
Bushwhacker Cup a first for Chandler Self
New to the class and will be working the bow of Zane Yoder's Friday Night Gigolos
Posted on 16 Nov
3 days to go to PYC Bushwhacker Cup
A practice race and a Quantum sails clinic will help tune the fleet on Friday
Posted on 12 Nov
Inside Melges: The November Issue
2019 Melges 14 World League season closes with the Southern Championship
Posted on 6 Nov
10 days to enter PYC Bushwhacker Cup
Entries build for Pensacola Yacht Club event
Posted on 6 Nov
Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2019 concludes
They are also the winners of the 2019 Melges 24 European Sailing Series
Posted on 22 Oct
Melges 24 Zane Yoder to host Pre-Regatta Clinic
Sailors beware, the regatta's new Bushwhacker machine will be dedicated, too
Posted on 19 Oct
Melges 24 World Championship overall
Italy takes it all again: Maidollis and Taki 4 are the new Melges 24 World Champions
Posted on 13 Oct
Melges 24 World Championship day 4
Two more races held ahead of the final day
Posted on 11 Oct
Melges 24 World Championship day 3
Maidollis climbs to top of the standings
Posted on 11 Oct
Melges 24 World Championship day 2
No wind, no racing
Posted on 9 Oct
Melges 24 World Championship day 1
Bombarda takes the lead of an extremely balanced fleet
Posted on 9 Oct
2019 Melges 24 Worlds in Villasimius preview
The most challenging, amazing and competitive regatta of the season
Posted on 6 Oct
North Sails Weekly Debrief
#NSVictoryList: Melges 24 Pre Worlds, Beat the clock, ClubSwan 50 Training Clinic
Posted on 29 Sep
2019 Melges 24 Pre-worlds overall
Bombarda takes it all and the Melges 24 fleet flies toward the Worlds
Posted on 22 Sep
2019 Melges 24 Pre-worlds day 2
Bombarda still leading, but FGF Sailing Team narrows the gap
Posted on 21 Sep
2019 Melges 24 Pre-worlds day 1
Day one only responds to the name of Bombarda
Posted on 20 Sep
Melges 24 World Championship Villasimius preview
The biggest, most major event of the season is three weeks away
Posted on 17 Sep
2019 Melges 24 North Americans overall
Weisleder & McMillan win titles on final wet and windy day
Posted on 19 Aug
2019 Melges 24 North Americans day 2
Two hour on-the-water postponement waiting for the breeze
Posted on 18 Aug
2019 Melges 24 North Americans day 1
Zingara takes the lead at Grand Traverse YC
Posted on 17 Aug
Melges 24 North American Championship gets serious
Grand Traverse Yacht Club is fully prepped
Posted on 14 Aug
Scot Zimmerman on the Melges 24 North Americans
An interview with Scot Zimmerman about the 2019 Melges 24 North American Championship
Posted on 13 Aug
2019 Melges 24 North American Championship
The biggest, most major event of the season in North America
Posted on 6 Aug
Pensacola YC to host a new Melges 24 regatta
Atlantic and Gulf Coast Championship for the Bushwhacker Cup in November
Posted on 28 Jul
Melges 24 European Series at Scarlino overall
Reigning European Champions grab victory early
Posted on 21 Jul
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Canadian Melges 24 Class President Dan Berezin on his Surprise CAN629 at the North American Championship 2019 - the very first competitor to sign-up to race at the 2020 Worlds.
© Bill Crawford - Harbor Pictures Company
2019 Sperry Charleston Race Week
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Melges 24 fleet at the 2019 Sperry Charleston Race Week
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2019 Sperry Charleston Race Week
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Melges 24 fleet in action
© Pierrick Contin
Bruce Ayres' Monsoon [USA 825] with crew Brian Porter, George Peet, Chelsesa Simms and Stars Stripes USA CEO/skipper Mike Buckley won the inaugural Bushwhacker Cup with scores of 2-1-2-5-1 for 11 points.
© Talbot Wilson
Bruce Ayres' Monsoon [USA 825] with crew Brian Porter, George Peet, Chelsesa Simms and Stars Stripes USA CEO/skipper Mike Buckley won the inaugural Bushwhacker Cup with scores of 2-1-2-5-1 for 11 points.
© Talbot Wilson
Bora Gulari [USA820] with his crew of Kyle Navin, Norman Berge, Ian Liberty and American Magic's CEO/Skipper Terry Hutchinson stood second with a 4-5-1-2-2 record and 14 points.
© Talbot Wilson
Kelly Shannon, a Lake Lanier Sailing Club sailor from the Atlanta GA area, sailed Shaka [USA 801] to third place with scores of 3-4-3-4-5 for 20 points. Sailing with Shannon were Ben Lynch, Elizabeth Lynch, Jackson Benvenutti, and Tommy Sawchuck.
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Kelly Shannon, a Lake Lanier Sailing Club sailor from the Atlanta GA area, sailed Shaka [USA 801] to third place with scores of 3-4-3-4-5 for 20 points. Sailing with Shannon were Ben Lynch, Elizabeth Lynch, Jackson Benvenutti, and Tommy Sawchuck
© Talbot Wilson
Bora Gulari [USA820] with his crew of Kyle Navin, Norman Berge, Ian Liberty and American Magic's CEO/Skipper Terry Hutchinson stood second after five with a 4-5-1-2-2 record and 14 points.
© Talbot Wilson
Bruce Ayres' Monsoon [USA 825] with crew Brian Porter, George Peet and Stars & Stripes principal Mike Buckley finished the day in first place with scores of 2-1-2-5-1 for 11 points.
© Talbot Wilson
On-the-water practice for Bushwhacker Cup
© PYC Bushwhacker Cup
International Melges 24 fleet at the 2019 Melges 24 World Championship in Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy.
© Pierrick Contin / IM24CA
International Melges 24 fleet at the 2019 Melges 24 World Championship in Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy.
© Pierrick Contin / IM24CA
2019 Melges 24 World Champion - Maidollis ITA854 - Carlo Fracassoli, Enrico Fonda, Gianluca Perego, Stefano Lagi, Matteo Ramian.
© Pierrick Contin / IM24CA
2019 Melges 24 World Champion - Maidollis ITA854 - Carlo Fracassoli, Enrico Fonda, Gianluca Perego, Stefano Lagi, Matteo Ramian
© Pierrick Contin / IM24CA
Melges 24 Corinthian World Champion 2019 - Taki 4 of Marco Zammarchi with Niccolo Bertola, Giacomo Fossati, Giovanni Bannetta. Pietro Seghezza and Giorgio de Mari
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Melges 24 Worlds 2019 third - Bombarda ITA860 of Andrea Pozzi with Matteo Ivaldi, Stefani Ciampalini, Nicholas dal Ferro and Carlo Zermini.
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Third place at the Melges 24 Worlds 2019 in Corinthian ranking - Tõnu Tõniste's Lenny EST790 with Toomas Tõniste, Tammo Otsasoo, Henri Tauts and Maiki Saaring in the crew.
© Pierrick Contin / IM24CA
2019 Melges 24 Worlds second best - Monsoon USA851 of Bruce Ayres with Mike Buckley, Federico Michetti, George Peet and Chelsea Simms.
© Pierrick Contin / IM24CA
Melges 24 Corinthian World Champion 2019 - Taki 4 of Marco Zammarchi with Niccolo Bertola, Giacomo Fossati, Giovanni Bannetta, Pietro Seghezza and Giorgio de Mari
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Bombarda ITA860 by Andrea Pozzi gains another victory in today's first race.
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Melges 24 fleet completes two other races that contribute to define the ranking for tomorrow's grand finale - 2019 Melges 24 World Championship
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Michael Tarabochia's White Room GER677 with Luis Tarabochia in helm wins today's first race in the Corinthian ranking.
© Pierrick Contin / IM24CA
Estonians on Tõnu Tõniste's Lenny EST790 are the strong leaders of the Corinthian division, closing the overall Top 5, tied on points with American Michael Goldfarb's Warcanoe USA841 being on fourth position.
© Pierrick Contin / IM24CA
Arkanoe by Montura ITA809 Corinthian crew of Sergio Caramel takes the bullet in today's second race.
© Pierrick Contin / IM24CA
Tomorrow is the final day to put the show on for the Melges 24 World Championship 2019 titles in Villasimius
© Pierrick Contin / IM24CA
Gianluca Perego's Maidollis ITA854 (6-14 today) leads the pack tied on points with Bombarda ITA860.
© Pierrick Contin / IM24CA
Monsoon USA851 of Bruce Ayres (4-6-1), with Mike Buckley calling the tactics, was the winner of the last race of today and occupies second position in the provisional ranking - 2019 Melges 24 World Championship
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