2015 Audi-Tron Sailing Series Announced, Features Melges 24, Audi Melges 20 and the Melges 32

26 January 2015

Milan, January 26th 2015 – The 2015 Audi-tron Sailing Series was announced today. The released sailing calendar features sixteen events dedicated to the Melges keelboat family — the Melges 24, Audi Melges 20 and Melges 32.

In 2015, the Melges 24 officially joins the series, hoping to renew its gained successes last year in Riva del Garda and at the Genoa International Boat Show.

The Series will feature six top-notch acts, including the Melges 24 Italian Championship that will allow all national and international professional sailors to challenge themselves on Italian waters.

The Melges 24 Class is open to professional helmsman in the PRO category — the result — many famous sailors will be present making it a PRO and PRO AM pure stamina show.

With the inclusion of the Melges 24 commencing with Act 1, the complete ranking will include the Audi Melges 20, Melges 24 and Melges 32 and produce one of the most well-rounded and best representations of yacht clubs, regions, nations and sponsors.

Again, Genoa will be the last stage for the final act — Melges Team Racing.

Here the 2015 race calendar with the related classes:

ACT 1
Melges 24 : April 3-5, 2015
Audi Melges 20 : April 11-12, 2015
Melges 32 : April 17-19, 2015

ACT 2
Melges 24 : May 1-3, 2015
Audi Melges 20 : May 9-10, 2015
Melges 32 : May 15-17, 2015

ACT 3
Melges 24 : May 22-24, 2015
Audi Melges 20 : May 30-31, 2015
Melges 32 : June 5-7, 2015

ACT 4
Melges 32 : July 10-12, 2015
Audi Melges 20 : July 18-19, 2015
Melges 24 : July 24-26, 2015

ACT 5
2015 Melges 32 World Championship : August 26-30
2015 Audi Melges 20 European Championship : September 3-5
2015 Melges 24 Italian Championship : September 10-13, 2015

FINAL ACT
Melges 24, Audi Melges 20 and Melges 32 Team Racing : October 2-4