2016 News Archive

Dec 5

The Melges 40 Is Here

Dec 4

2016 Melges 24 World Championship Day 5: Embarr and Taki 4 Crowned World Champions, in Overall and Corinthian Division Respectively

Dec 3

2016 Melges 24 World Championship Day 4: Tricky Conditions Paid Off For Italy's Bombarda

Dec 2

2016 Melges 24 World Championship Day 3: A New Day, The Same Leader - Irish Embarr

Nov 30

2016 Melges 24 World Championship Day 1: Green Power Of Embarr Leading The Fleet In Miami

Nov 29

2016 Melges 24 World Championship Presents: The Battle For The Melges 24 Worlds Title Has Started

Nov 29

2016 Melges 24 World Championship Presents: Core of the Melges 24 Class - Corinthian Fleet

Nov 24

2016 Worlds : Melges 24 Passion Powered by Dark Energy

Nov 21

The Melges 24 Stalwart Bora Gulari - Expecting To Have A Great Event And Fun Sailing In Miami

Nov 18

The 2016 Melges 24 Worlds Forecasts Big Participation In Miami

Nov 11

2016 Worlds: Six Kids, One Boat and a World Championship

Nov 9

Girl Power Holds Well For The Future Of Women In The Melges 24 Class

Nov 4

2016 Melges 24 World Championship Presents: Team Embarr with Rio Olympians Aboard - Fun People, Passionate Sailors, Tough Competitors

Nov 4

2016 Melges 24 World Championship In Miami: How Do You Compete On Another Continent?

Nov 2

Melges 24 Cover Specials - Regatta Ready Parts For Worlds 2016

Oct 27

Calling All Melges 17 Owners — We Want You!

Oct 26

Thirty Days To Go Until 2016 Melges 24 World Championship

Oct 17

2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series - Teams From Italy, Great Britain, Germany And Ukraine Fill The Final Podium

Oct 14

Last Chance to Save Big — North Sails Zenda Will Help Your Team Be Fast In 2017!

Oct 12

2016 Line Honors Melges 24 U.S. Nationals - Video!!!

Oct 12

Melges 14 Demo Weekend In Culver, Indiana - Oct. 15-16!

Oct 11

Count on North Sails Zenda to Help Your Team Be Fast In 2017!

Oct 10

The Winners of the Lino Favini Cup and 2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Crowned in Luino

Oct 9

Day Two at the Lino Favini Cup in Luino - 2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series

Oct 8

2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series - Day One at the Lino Favini Cup in Luino

Oct 7

Coppa Lino Favini in Luino Concludes 2016 Melges 24 European and Italian Series

Oct 6

There’s No Place Like Home — Line Honors 2016 Melges 24 U.S. National Championship All Set to Welcome Fifty-Four Teams

Oct 3

2017 Melges Fall Savings — Time is Running Out! Order Now & Maximize Your Savings! September 1 Thru October 15.

Oct 2

Ryan DeVos Crowned 2016 Melges 32 World Champion

Oct 1

Sublime Perfection

Sep 30

A Wet Departure from Norm

Sep 29

Newport Nor’easter

Sep 28

Justin Quigg's 'Character 2.0' Crowned 2016 Melges 20 North American Champion

Sep 27

2016 Melges 32 World Championship - Previewing The Podium

Sep 23

2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series: New Melges 24 European champions EFG (SUI) and Gill Race Team (GBR) on top of the current rankings

Sep 17

Flawless Final Day Lifts Southern Yacht Club to 2016 Resolute Cup

Sep 16

Eagan Brothers Apply Southern Heat on Day 3 of the Resolute Cup

Sep 16

Elation and Heartbreak as Qualifying Wraps Up on Day 2 of the 2016 Resolute Cup

Sep 15

Big Wind, Sunshine and Competition Supercharge the Resolute Cup

Sep 14

How To Follow The 2016 Resolute Cup

Sep 14

Resolute Cup Announces Corinthian Spirit Award Presented by Porsche

Sep 14

Host Club Eyes Sparkling Debut In Resolute Cup

Sep 14

Melges in Newport!

Sep 9

Miles Quinton's Gill Race Team Grabs the 2016 Melges 24 European Corinthian Trophy on the Final Rush

Sep 9

Great emotions, good wind and a new Melges 24 European Champion today in Hyères - EFG by Christopher Rast

Sep 7

2016 E Scow Nationals Ramping up on Lake Minnetonka

Sep 7

Unpredicted Strong Easterly Breeze Causes Changes in the Melges 24 European Championship Top Ranking

Sep 6

Gill Race Team Still On Top, But EFG Moving Closer as 216 European Championship Continues

Sep 6

Strong Mistral Determines First Melges 24 Ranking in Hyères at Euros 2016

Sep 6

Countdown Is On For The Melges 24 Fleet In Hyères at Melges 24 European Championship

Sep 4

Get Ready For the 2016 E Scow National Championship — New North Sails Available For Fresh Speed!

Sep 2

INTERVIEW: 2016 MC National Champion Frank Reeg with Eric Hood

Aug 29

Frank Reeg Wins 101 boat 2016 MC National Championship

Aug 28

Illbruck Crowned 2016 Melges 20 World Champion, Savoini Claims Corinthian World Title

Aug 27

Freides Defends Leadership at Melges 20 World Championship

Aug 26

Changing of the Guard at Melges 20 Worlds, Freides Takes Over

Aug 25

2016 Melges 20 World Championship Opens With Illbruck’s Pinta in the Lead

Aug 24

Ready, Set, Go! 2016 Melges 20 World Championship in Scarlino

Aug 22

2016 ILYA Championship — Congratulations to all the Winners — Hughes (A), Porter (E), Burdick (C) and Hood (MC)!

Aug 20

Argo Advance

Aug 19

A Daily Dose of Vitamina

Aug 19

2017 Melges Fall Savings — Order Now & Maximize Your Savings! September 1 Thru October 15.

Aug 8

Record Eight Wins for Steve Schmidt

Aug 2

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Eric Hood Speaks with 2016 MC Invite Champion Ryan Grosch

Jul 30

Final Day at Okoboji Today with Light Wind Forecasted

Jul 29

2016 ILYA X Boat Champs — It's A Regatta!

Jul 25

Christian Spencer and Jack Steiner Repeat WYA X Boat Championship Win!

Jul 22

THINK 2017 FALL SAVINGS - Upgrade. Grow Your X Boat Fleet. Fleet Discounts Available — September 1 - October 15, 2016!

Jul 22

Freshen Up For 2017 — New North Sails For Your X Boat On Sale!

Jul 22

EFG Bank (SUI) and White Room (GER) Lead Current 2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Rankings

Jul 18

2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series, Italian Championship — Altea wins in Riva Confirming Itself as Melges 24 Italian Champion

Jul 18

Garda's 'normality' does not scare Racchelli's Melges 24 Altea 2016 European Sailing Series

Jul 18

2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Racchelli's Consistency With Unusual Peler Wind on Lake Garda on Day One

Jul 18

Fourth Event of the 2016 European Sailing Series Draws Strong Melges 24 Fleet to Riva

Jul 10

Onorato’s ‘Mascalzone Latino’ Wins 2016 Melges 32 Europeans, Goransson Crowned Overall Sailing Series® Champion

Jul 9

Balestrero Becomes New Regatta Leader at Melges 32 Europeans

Jul 8

Cream of the Crop Rising to the Top in Riva

Jul 7

Onorato Rocks First Day of 2016 Melges 32 European Championship

Jul 6

Miani’s ‘Out Of Reach’ Conquers the First Major Title of the European Season to Lead 2016 World Series Ranking

Jul 3

Rombelli Rallies to Win Riva Del Garda, Miani Crowned Sailing Series® Melges 20 Champion

Jul 2

Illbruck’s ‘Pinta’ Now Controls Riva del Garda

Jul 1

Rombelli On A Roll In Riva

Jun 29

Big Fleet Racing In Store For Sailing Series® Melges 20 Riva Del Garda Act 4

Jun 28

2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Pozzi, Racchelli And Quinton - Crowned Melges 24 Winners Of The Kiel Week

Jun 28

2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Pozzi And Racchelli Keeping Their Top Positions, Quinton Third In Kiel

Jun 28

Homann Fantastically Crowned Melges 20 German Open Champion

Jun 27

Mikey Wins Melges 24 Canadian National Championship

Jun 27

Day 2 At Canadian Nationals - Recap

Jun 27

Day 1 At Canadian Nationals - Recap

Jun 27

2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series: Third Event Kicked Off In Kiel With Italian Leadership

Jun 17

Frank Davenport Now Wears Gold

Jun 13

2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series: Bertola-Fossati The Best To Read The Tricks Of Lake Attersee

Jun 13

Sweet 16

Jun 11

Magic Number 16

Jun 10

Davies Dominates In Talamone

Jun 10

2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series: Skills Will Be Tested At Lake Attersee This Weekend

Jun 8

Talamone - Next Up For Sailing Series® Melges 20

Jun 8

Marinepool Confirmed As Title Sponsor Of The 2016 Marinepool Melges 24 European Championship

Jun 6

Porter Wins 2016 Geneva Spring E Regatta

Jun 5

Goransson’s ‘Inga’ Crowned Queen of Talamone

Jun 4

Goransson Collects Lead In Talamone

Jun 3

Youth Team Taking On The World

May 26

Marenghi Vaselli Defends His Leadership Of The 2016 Melges 20 World Series

May 23

Showdown At The Shakedown - Pete Comfort Wins Grand Rapids MC Spring Shakedown

May 19

School’s In Session

May 18

Early Bird Entry Deadline In Two Weeks For The 2016 Melges 24 Europeans In Hyeres

May 10

Kelowna, Canada Hosts the First Stage of the 2016 North American Melges 24 Tour

May 8

No Breeze, No Racing — Rombelli Wins Sailing Series® Melges 20 Regatta

May 7

Tight At The Top In Porto Ercole

May 6

Rombelli Handles Early Lead In Porto Ercole

May 5

The Melges 20 Chase Is On

May 2

Keller Wins The 2016 Cow Town Classic

May 1

Balestrero Wins Porto Ercole

Apr 30

Balestrero Moves Into Porto Ercole Lead

Apr 29

Inga Stands Tall On Day One

Apr 28

The Future Has Arrived — Melges Performance Sailboats Presents the RE-Volutionary Melges 40

Apr 27

Melges 32s Prepare For Action In Porto Ercole

Apr 26

The RE-Volution Of One Design Racing is Coming…

Apr 25

Lucas Wins E-Scow Regatta In Charleston!

Apr 25

Wilkens Leads After Four Races

Apr 25

Challenging First Day At The E-Scow Regatta Charleston 2016

Apr 22

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: 2016 Cedar lake Yacht Club - Spring Championship - May 14-15

Apr 20

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: 2016 Melges 17 Nationals and ILYA Championship, July 7-9

Apr 17

Charleston Shimmers

Apr 17

Section 16 Takes All in Porto Venere

Apr 16

New Leadership on All Fronts at Melges 20 Nationals in Charleston

Apr 16

Breezy Conditions Give Way to Fantastic and Fun Day Two in Porto Venere

Apr 15

Charleston Midnight Blue Magic

Apr 15

Davies Takes Overall Lead In Porto Venere

Apr 13

Big Melges 20 Fleet Racing In Store For Porto Venere

Apr 13

Melges Performance Sailboats - Melges MC Scow - Your New Melges MC Is Waiting For You!

Apr 11

2015 Melges X Boat Demonstrator Boat Now For Sale!

Apr 11

Spot On In Porto Venere

Apr 9

Mascalzone Latino Strikes Back

Apr 8

Porto Venere Delivers Super Tight Melges 32 Racing on Day One

Apr 4

2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series - EFG Bank And Team Kesbeke/Sika/Gill Victorious At The Season Opener In Portoroz

Apr 4

DeVos Wins Lauderdale Cup, Takes Home 2016 Blue Water Series Trophy, Kiss Conquers Corinthian Division

Apr 2

Tight Racing Leads Melges 32 Blue Water Series Teams Into Final Day of Intense Competition

Apr 1

Fountain of Youth

Apr 1

2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Poor Conditions Halt The Start Of The Season

Apr 1

2016 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Will Kick Off This Weekend

Mar 30

Flat Out Racing

Mar 18

Melges Europe Introduces Ventana Group To Reserve The Best Travel Management System For Melges Teams Only

Mar 14

2016 Melges 14 European Test & Fun Tour Revs Up

Mar 14

Jeremy Pape Wins 2016 MC Scow Midwinters

Mar 11

Smokin' At Mids

Mar 9

Zenda University Graduating Class 2016 - Lake Eustis, Florida - 20th Year In A Row For Zenda University!

Mar 6

Pacific Yankee Power - Freides Wins First Major Melges 20 Regatta

Mar 5

Hunting For Rhyme or Reason

Mar 4

Tough Conditions Solved by Swift Magic

Mar 3

High Stakes in South Florida at the 2016 Melges 20 Miami Winter Series

Feb 27

Top Fuel - 2016 Melges 20 World Series Tour Is Underway

Feb 24

A Sporty Resolution

Feb 16

2016 Melges X Boat Racing — Spring is Almost Here!

Feb 14

Gold For Inga, A Corinthian Kind of Day

Feb 13

Big Shuffle, Big Shifts Take Melges 32 Gold Cup Regatta into Final Day of Competition

Feb 12

Teams Face Off In Challenging Racing Conditions at the 2016 Melges 32 Gold Cup

Feb 11

2016 Primo Cup Spotlight on Melges 20

Feb 10

Solid Gold

Feb 7

Wildman Wins Melges 20 Miami Winter Regatta

Feb 6

Gettin’ Wilder - Melges 20s In Miami

Feb 6


Feb 5

2016 Melges 24 European Championship In Hyères Is Open For Entries

Feb 3

Melges 20 Selected As Sportboat For 2016 Resolute Cup

Jan 13

Get Ready to Meet the 2016 Boat of The Year, Best Dinghy... The Melges 14 - Visit Melges at Strictly Sail Chicago - 2016 January 14-18!

Jan 12

Shoreline Sailboats Named New Melges 14 Dealer

Jan 7

The Melges E Scow Will Be On Display — Visit Melges at Strictly Sail Chicago - 2016 January 14-18

Jan 6

Thank You, Hank Stuart - The Championship Coordinator Of The Melges 24 Class!

Jan 5

Visit Melges at Strictly Sail Chicago - 2016 January 14-18, MC Scow Will Be On Display!

Jan 1

Happy New Year from Melges - Thank YOU!