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Inside Melges: The April Issue

by Melges Performance Sailboats 8 Apr 06:00 PDT
Inside Melges: The April Issue © Melges Performance Sailboats
MELGES IC37
PACIFIC YANKEE WINS INAUGURAL WINTER SERIES

Congratulations to Drew Freides and Bill Ruh's Pacific Yankee on winning the inaugural Melges IC37 Winter Series hosted by Lauderdale Yacht Club. 

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CONNECT WITH MELGES 
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We're open and here to help you with your new boat, hardware questions, and support, you can reach us via email at sales@melges.com or Monday-Friday 8am-4pm CDT at +1 262-275-1110.
GONE DIGITAL 
The Melges Team has evolved with the times to present online racing with Virtual Regatta. The Melges Virtual World League had such an overwhelming response that participants were split into two divisions with six fleets each. The Finals are scheduled for April 16 and you can tune into a live broadcast of the racing hosted by Alberto Carraro and Mauro Melandri.

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MELGES 14
SOLUM FAMILY AFFAIR AT MIDWINTERS

Father, Jeff Solum, won the Melges 14 Midwinter Championship with son, Ian Solum, coming in second. We spoke with Jeff about the keys to success and racing with his son. 

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HOW TO TACK THE MELGES 14 
Melges Team Member Eddie Cox shows you how to tack a Melges 14. Watch and learn!
MELGES 20
WEST COAST TRIUMPHANT AT FINAL WINTER SERIES EVENT
Daniel Thielman's Kuai won the final event of the Melges 20 Winter Series in Miami. With a seven-point lead ahead of the second place boat, Thielman said, Putting the upwind and downwind together was the key to victory. While Kuai won the final event, it was Igor Rytov's Russian Bogatyrs who won the overall Winter Series. 

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MELGES MC
LESSONS IN LIGHT AIR 
The Melges Team was down south at Eustis Sailing Club for Zenda U and the Midwinters last month for some light air sailing and fun with the fleet. Despite Mother Nature's uncooperative attitude, we hosted a great clinic featuring lessons on how to keep the boat moving in light air. 

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MELGES COMPOSITE TECHNOLOGIES
BECOMING ISO CERTIFIED 
For many years Melges Composite Technologies has provided fiberglass components for industry using the hand lay-up, infusion, and RTM processes. Today we are happy to announce that we are strengthening these operations by becoming ISO 9000 2015 certified. 

Working closely with our ISO coordinator, we are on track to be certified through Eagle Certification Group by the end of July.
 
If you require an ISO certified manufacturer of fiberglass components and assemblies from a world-class provider, contact Melges Composite Technologies today.
 
MELGES C SCOW
LATEST FROM ZENDA  
The Melges C Scow was the first class of scow built by Harry Melges Sr. in 1945. It quickly became known for cerebral, tactical skills being central to success on the water. Check out the latest boat to leave Zenda!
SHOP MELGES
IMPROVE YOUR MELGES 24'S SPEED 
Make the most of this unscheduled downtime by spending some time with your boat! We put together a list of the latest Melges 24 options and upgrades available on shop.melges.com. No matter the age of your hull, you can add the latest products to improve your speed and comfort!

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THINK SPRING
The Melges spring line is now available on melgesapparel.com! Get a fresh look with Melges and class-specific outerwear and technical apparel from Helly Hansen.

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ABOUT MELGES PERFORMANCE SAILBOATS
Melges is a leading performance sailboat and powerboat supplier that has proudly delivered high-quality boats around the world since 1945. Headquartered in Zenda, Wisconsin, the three-generation family business is proud to be celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2020. Innovation, performance, quality and passion are the hallmarks of the Melges brand. For more information about Melges, visit www.melges.com.

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