Melges Now Operating In Spain
22 October 2010
In October 2010, Melges Europe selected Real Club Nautico in Barcelona, Spain as the venue of choice to display the Melges 32 for a distinguished group of owners. The presentation was held in conjunction with a formal announcement of the inclusion of the Melges 32 at the prestigious Copa Del Rey (August 2011) in anticipation of the World Championship to be held in Palma de Mallorca in September.
Victor Marino, a multiple World and European champion, will the the point of contact and official representative for Melges in Spain. Marino is also in the process of establishing the Spanish Melges fleet and also revealed the beginnings of the 2011 Melges 32 racing calendar.
In addition to being included at Copa Del Rey and conducting its World Championship at RCNP in 2011, the Melges 32 will also be included at the Trofeo de Gondomar Grand Prix in Barcelona. Another single event in Valencia, as well as two others in Alicante are planned providing a total circuit for teams to race and sponsors to support.
Stay close to melgeseurope.com and melges32.com. As more information becomes available, it will be posted.