2012 News Archive

Dec 30

Melges USA Built 29ers Dominate Top Three Spots At Open Orange Bowl Regatta!

Dec 29

Quinn and Dane Wilson Move Into The Orange Bowl Regatta Lead

Dec 28

Muller/Friesecke Take The Lead On Day 2 Of The 2012 Melges 29er Open Orange Bowl Regatta

Dec 27

Corgard/Goldman Lead 29er Division At 2012 Orange Bowl Regatta

Dec 19

A Scuttlebutt Report on the Ever Growing Audi Melges 20 Fleet

Dec 19

Happy Holidays From The Melges Team Around The World!

Dec 18

Awesome Video Footage — The Audi Melges 20 In Miami!

Dec 18

New Melges 29ers Packed and Ready for Miami

Dec 9

Lucas’ Shimmer Triumphant 2013 Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Series Event No. 1 Champion

Dec 8

Lucas' Shimmer Triumphs To Take Overnight Lead At 2013 Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Series Event No. 1

Dec 7

Light Air Prevails On The First Day of 2013 Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Series Event No. 1

Dec 5

Over Forty Audi Melges 20s Usher in 2013 Miami Winter Series

Dec 3

Carroll Wins Melges 32 Gold Cup On Dramatic Last Day

Dec 2

Tomasini Grinover Hangs On To Gold Cup Lead By One Point

Dec 1

Wild And Windy Fort Lauderdale Makes For Grand Gold Cup Start

Nov 30

Get Set, Get Ready, Gold Cup Go

Nov 28

Geelong, Australia To Host First Southern Hemisphere Melges 24 Worlds In January 2014

Nov 26

Accru winners at 2012 Melges 24 NSW State Titles, LMYC

Nov 16

2013 Zenda University Registration and Notice of Race (NOR) Now Available!

Nov 14

ANOTHER NEW MELGES!

Nov 14

C Fleet Decision Spurs Growth

Nov 12

Check Out The Brand Spanking New 2013 Melges C Scow!

Nov 12

2Unlimited Australian Melges 32 East Coast Champion (10-11 Nov 2012)

Nov 12

Chris Links wins Melges 24 East Coast Championship in Northshore Marine

Nov 8

Versatile Sea Captain Racing Melges 32 Australian East Coast Championship

Nov 6

Riccardo Simoneschi Wins 2012 Melges 24 World and European Rankings As Alan Field Claims North American Ranking

Nov 5

2012 Melges 24 Invitational, November 17-18

Nov 4

Levi Crowned 2012 Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup Champion

Nov 3

Levi’s Fremito D’Arja Leaps Into Overall Lead At Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup

Nov 2

Onorato's Mascalzone Latino Jr. Takes First Round Lead of Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup In Napoli

Nov 1

All In For Napoli At 2012 Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup Championship, November 1-4

Oct 22

An Interview With The Worthy 2012 MC Scow National Champion Jamie Kimball By Eric Hood

Oct 21

Pavesio Wins Napoli, Onorato Crowned Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series Champion

Oct 20

Pavesio Maintains The Lead In Melges 32 Audi Sailing Series Naples Edition

Oct 19

2012 Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series In Naples Awards Light Wind And A Strong Pavesio On Audi Fratelli Giacomel - FRA MARTINA The Lead

Oct 19

Medal Race To The Finish In Napoli For Final Melges 32 Audi Sailing Series Event

Oct 18

Kurt Stadele Takes Top Honor At The Augusta Sailing Club Halloween Multi-Class Regatta

Oct 15

Deb Gluek Wins 2012 Melges 17 Indy Fall Championship

Oct 12

Time Is Running Out To SAVE HUGE AND WIN BIG! Melges Fall Savings Ends On October 15!

Oct 12

2012 International Melges 24 World Council AGM - Agenda Including Submissions Now Published

Oct 11

Key West Race Week Prepares For Melges 24 Reboot

Oct 9

Brian Porter and Full Throttle Masterfully Win The 2012 Melges 24 Fall Championship Regatta

Oct 7

Kiss Wins — Once, Twice, Three Times A National Champion

Oct 7

Fierce Competition At Audi Melges 20 Nationals Places Kiss In Overall Lead

Oct 5

Samba Pa Ti. San Francisco. Sensational.

Oct 4

2012 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship Ramps Up In San Francisco

Sep 30

Samba Pa Ti Crowned 2012 Melges 32 World Champion

Sep 28

Kilroy Advances To Lead 2012 Melges 32 Worlds In Newport

Sep 27

Italy’s Pozzi Now In Control Of Melges 32 Worlds

Sep 27

The 2012 Melges 24 Fall Championship is less than two weeks away, October 5-7!

Sep 26

Cutler's 'Hedgehog' Takes Over Melges 32 Worlds Lead

Sep 25

Spectacular Opening Day At 2012 Melges 32 World Championship Places Schwartz's 'Pisces' In Overall Lead

Sep 25

Results are in for the 2012 Blue Chip Regatta!

Sep 23

Stage Officially Set For Melges 32 World Championship Hosted by New York Yacht Club, September 25-29

Sep 20

2012 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship NOR Now Available!

Sep 17

2012 Melges 32 Worlds Attracts Top North American Competition

Sep 16

Marinelli Wins Viareggio

Sep 15

Big Match Up In Viareggio Between Marinelli’s Candida Sailing Team And Vallivero’s Turnover

Sep 15

Notice Of Race Now Available For Melges 17 Fall Championship, October 12-14

Sep 15

Audi Melges 20 Gets Back To Sailing In Viareggio

Sep 13

European Offense Aligns For Top Competition At Largest Ever Melges 32 World Championship

Sep 8

Day One At The 2012 E Scow U.S. Nationals

Sep 7

2012 Melges 24 Fall Championship Will Rock Lake Geneva, October 5-7

Aug 31

Melges Fall Savings Starts NOW! Effective September 1 - October 15, 2012

Aug 28

Buy Now And Save Big On A Brand New Melges MC Scow

Aug 27

2 Unlimited Success At Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

Aug 27

Rooklyn And Jesberg Victorious At 2012 Melges 24 North American Championship

Aug 27

Mike Dow's Flying Toaster Crowned 2012 Melges 17 U.S. National Champion

Aug 26

Jamie Kimball Wins Big at 2012 MC National Championship

Aug 26

Drama All The Way On Day Two Of 2012 Melges 24 North American Championship

Aug 25

Australians Dominate Day One Of 2012 Melges 24 North American Championship

Aug 24

Kimball Continues To Lead After Two Days Of Intense Racing At MC Scow Nationals

Aug 24

Top Teams Line Up Ready To Race At 2012 Melges 24 North American Championship

Aug 24

Jamie Kimball Leads MC Scow Nationals After Three Exciting Races

Aug 21

Melges 32 Magic at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

Aug 21

100 Teams Start Arriving For 2012 MC Scow Nationals

Aug 13

Tom Munroe Sr. Wins Melges 17 WMYA Regatta

Aug 13

Vincent Porter Goes On To Take E Scow Inland Title, Joe Kutschenreuter Wins C Scow Fleet

Aug 13

Vincent Porter Surges To The Lead Of E Scow Big Inland — From Heavy Wind to Light Air, What A Day! Three More Races For Each Fleet

Aug 13

Eckert Leads Inland C Scow Fleet, While Burdick Heads Up E Scows On Big Inlands Day 1 — Windy Conditions Take Toll

Aug 10

There Is Still Time To Register For The Melges 24 North Americans, August 22-26

Aug 9

Prepare Now To Save Big This Fall With Melges!

Aug 7

Congratulations Russ Lucas — 2012 Melges E Scow East Coast Champion!

Aug 6

Three Major Melges MC Scow Events Happen In August! BE THERE!

Aug 6

The BIG INLAND - Three Days To Go — Come for the fun! C's, E's and I20s - FIRST TO GO

Aug 4

Gullisaria Claims Melges 24 World Championship And Storm Capital Sail Racing Crowned Corinthian Winner!

Aug 3

Saetta Grabs Melges 24 World Championship Lead With One Day To Go

Aug 2

Gold And Silver Fleets Decided As Gullisara and Saetta Fight For The Melges 24 World Championship Lead 

Aug 2

Gullisara Takes The Lead, Live Streaming From Melges 24 Worlds NOW!

Jul 31

No Wind No Racing On Day Two At 2012 Melges 24 World Championship

Jul 30

2012 Melges 24 World Championship - First Day Surprises

Jul 30

Record Breaking Attendance Expected For Newport Melges 32 Worlds

Jul 29

Jason Carroll's 'Argo' Wins Second Consecutive Melges 32 U.S. National Championship Title

Jul 29

2012 Melges 24 World Championship - Last Hours Of Quiet Before The Battle Begins

Jul 29

DeVos Takes Over Melges 32 Nationals Lead With One Day To Go

Jul 28

2012 Melges 24 World Championship A Record Fleet For Final Countdown

Jul 28

Taselaar Pulls Ahead To Lead Melges 32 Newport Nationals

Jul 25

2012 Melges 24 North American Championship - Sponsors & Competitors Sign Up

Jul 25

Party Madison Style at the Big Inland at Mendota!

Jul 24

2012 Melges 24 World Championship - Here Come The Corinthians

Jul 23

Melges 32 U.S. National Championship Full On In Newport

Jul 23

Pavesio's Audi Fratelli Giacomel Fra Martina Wins Malcesine

Jul 21

ILYA C Invitational - Mr. & Mrs. Krech Win!

Jul 21

Audi Fratelli Giacomel Fra Martina Prevails In Malcesine

Jul 21

Great Final Day of Racing At MC Masters National Championship

Jul 21

Stu Oltrogge Retains Lead On Day 2 At MC Masters Nationals

Jul 20

Audi Fratelli Giacomel Fra Martina Leads In Malcesine

Jul 19

The Lake - MC Scow Fleet On Big Cedar

Jul 19

Melges 32 Audi Sailing Series - Malcesine - The Penultimate Act

Jul 18

2012 Melges 17 U.S. National Championship, August 24-26 In Traverse City - Register NOW!

Jul 17

2012 Melges 24 World Championship Competitor Notice: Sail Admin, Car Parking & Social Programme

Jul 17

Hans Meyer Wins 2nd ILYA Melges 17 Championship

Jul 16

Congratulations to Hans Meyer - 2012 Melges 17 I.L.Y.A. Champion!

Jul 16

Marinelli On Candida Sailing Team Goes On To Win Malcesine

Jul 14

Marinelli Leads Audi Melges 20 Fleet In Malcesine

Jul 14

Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series – Happy To Be Back In Malcesine

Jul 12

2012 Melges 24 World Championship Competitor Update 2: Membership, Certificates & Arrival Dates

Jul 11

Greatest American Sailor Championship : SUBMIT YOUR VOTE FOR BUDDY!

Jul 5

Register Now For MC Scow Nationals!

Jul 3

Melges 24 Pacific Coast Championship NOR and Online Registration Now Available

Jul 1

Carroll's 'Argo' Wins Third Leg of Audi Sailing Series, Onorato's 'Mascalzone Latino' Conquers European Title

Jun 30

Fight To The Finish At Audi Melges 32 European Championship

Jun 29

2013 Melges 32 Virgin Island Sailing Series Announced, Several European Teams Already Committed

Jun 29

Onorato's Mascalzone Latino Surges Ahead

Jun 28

2012 ILYA Championship Early Entry Ends June 30

Jun 28

Tough At The Top — Audi Melges 32 European Championship

Jun 25

Italian Colors Over The German Sky – Vianini Tolemei's Maolca Wins First Audi Melges 20 German Open

Jun 25

Blanchard/Burdick on Silverhawk Win A Scow Nationals In Strong Fashion - 1-4-1-1-1

Jun 23

Wilber's Cinghaile Leads Provisional Ranking At Audi Melges 20 German Open

Jun 23

Blanchard/Burdick Lead 2012 A Scow Nationals After Three Races

Jun 21

Melges Welcomes Andrew Lowe As General Manager

Jun 19

2012 Melges 24 North American Championship Online Entry Now Open

Jun 19

Chad Coberly Wins Brownwater Regatta

Jun 18

Ed Eckert and Matt Schmidt Win 2012 C Scow National Championship!

Jun 17

Melges Crowned 2012 CSR Marine Melges 24 U.S. National Champion

Jun 16

Melges' Zenda Express Leads CSR Marine U.S. Nationals After Five Races

Jun 15

No Breeze, No Racing On Day One of CSR Marine Melges 24 U.S. Nationals

Jun 14

2012 CSR Marine Melges 24 U.S. National Championship Kicks Off In Seattle

Jun 3

And The Winner Is De Falco's Pecceré

Jun 3

Jeff Surles Wins Orlando Webb Regatta, Second Largest MC Scow Regatta of Season

Jun 2

Day One in Portoferraio Was All Pecceré

Jun 2

Day One Complete For MC Scow Orlando Webb Regatta

Jun 2

Alan Field Takes Charge of Melges 24 Division At Bayview One Design Regatta

May 31

2012 Melges 24 CSR Marine U.S. Nationals Corinthian Entry Deadline Extended

May 29

Onorato Wins Portoferraio, Earns Overall Series Lead

May 26

Onorato's 'Mascalzone Latino' Leads In The Light Wind

May 26

No Wind, No Racing In Portoferraio

May 26

It's Time To Start — Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series In Portoferraio

May 23

SAVE THE DATE: 2012 ILYA Melges 17 Championship, July 13-15

May 23

Congratulations Tom Munroe — 2012 Melges 17 Muskegon Opener Champ!

May 21

Cam McNeil Wins Melges MC Shakedown Regatta!

May 20

Day One At 2012 Melges MC Spring Shakedown Regatta In Grand Rapids, MI

May 10

THINK BRAND NEW E SCOW — World-Class Sailors to Race on Gull Lake At The E Invite

May 7

2012 Melges MC Scow Cowtown Classic

May 7

50 Years of Icebreaker – Paul Reilly Wins Big Scow Event

May 7

Huey II proves Light Breeze Specialist in Australian Melges 24 Winter Regatta

May 6

Early Results Day 1 - MC Scow Cowtown Classic

May 6

Ted Keller coaching MC skippers before Hoover Sailing Clubs 'Cowtown Classic'

Apr 29

Down To The Wire — Ryan DeVos Wins Melges 32 East Coast Championship

Apr 28

Carroll Leads Melges 32 East Coast Championship After An Exciting Second Day Of Racing In Palm Beach, Florida

Apr 27

Three Way Tie For First At Melges 32 East Coast Championship

Apr 26

Melges 32 Class Kicks-Off East Coast Championship Palm Beach Style

Apr 22

Gulari Is Golden In Charleston

Apr 22

Turnover Rules!

Apr 22

Russell Lucas' Shimmer Wins 2012 Audi Melges 20 Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week

Apr 21

Lane And Gulari Locked In Gold Cup Combat

Apr 21

Vallivero's 'Turnover' Leader Of A Very Short Ranking

Apr 21

Exciting Day Two In Charleston Leaves Kiss Still In Lead Position

Apr 20

Kiss Dominates First Day Of Racing In Charleston

Apr 20

Audi Melges 20 Ushers In Doubleheader Weekend — Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week and Marina di Loano

Apr 20

2012 Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series Starts On Saturday

Apr 20

U.S. Champion Gulari Off To Strong Gold Cup Start

Apr 19

A 'Fantastica' Day: Cirillo Wins First Leg Of 2012 Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series At Marina Di Loano

Apr 19

Melges 24 Gold Cup Fleet Readies For Charleston Battle

Apr 14

2012 Melges 32 Audi Sailing Series: Long Day Made In Japan

Apr 13

There Is No Second On The First Day Of Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series At Marina di Loano, Cirillo's 'Fantastica' A Super Winner

Apr 13

Melges 32 Audi Sailing Series: It’s Time To Start The Season

Apr 12

New Melges MC WINS Easter Regatta

Apr 12

NOR and Registration Now Open For 2012 Melges 32 World Championship, Hosted By New York Yacht Club

Apr 11

The Melges Update : April 2012

Mar 26

Downing Crowned 2012 29er Midwinters West Champion

Mar 25

The All New Melges E Scow Is Sailing!

Mar 24

Six Amazing Races Round Out Day Two At 29er Midwinters West

Mar 23

29er Midwinter West Championship Is On — Day 1

Mar 18

Jim Gluek Wins 2012 MC Midwinters Championship

Mar 18

Leigh-Smith Desperado Declared 2012 Melges 32 Australian Champion

Mar 18

2012 Melges MC Scow Midwinter Championship Day 2

Mar 18

MAXSTAR Max Out Leads Melges 32 Australian Championships

Mar 16

Seventy-Nine Melges MC Scows Assemble In Lake Eustis, Florida For The 39th Running Of Midwinters

Mar 16

Noel Leigh-Smith Desperado leads Melges 32 Australian Championships

Mar 15

Put your Money on the Tasmanians – 2012 Melges 32 Australian Nationals

Mar 15

Paul Reilly Wins Zenda University — All Graduate!

Mar 14

Melges 32 Fleet Prepares For Australian Nationals

Mar 12

Rooklyn Wins Melges 24 Division At 2012 Sydney Harbor Regatta

Mar 12

Prescott Wins 2012 Sydney Harbor Regatta

Mar 10

Kiss Wins Bacardi, Lalli Earns 2012 Miami Winter Series Top Honors

Mar 10

Favini Wins Bacardi, Britts Named Top Corinthian

Mar 10

Favini Still In Charge By Three After Seven Races At Bacardi Miami Sailing Week

Mar 10

Kiss Continues To Lead Audi Melges 20 Bacardi Miami Sailing Week

Mar 9

Kiss Assumes The Lead On Day One Of Bacardi

Mar 9

Favini Takes Control Of Melges 24 Fleet At Bacardi

Mar 9

Melges 24 Fleet Comes On Strong For 2012 Bacardi Miami Sailing Week

Mar 9

Bacardi Miami Sailing Week Marks Successful End Of 2012 Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Series

Mar 5

Samba Pa Ti Wins 2012 Melges 32 Midwinter Championship Series

Mar 4

Hog's Gone Wild In Miami

Mar 3

Cutler's Hedgehog Moves Into The Lead In Miami

Mar 2

Suzuki Leads Melges 32 Miami Championship

Mar 1

Melges 32s Take On Miami

Feb 14

Maloney/Meech Conquer 29erXX Seiko Winter Challenge, Williford/Friesecke Awarded Top 29er Title

Feb 13

Nixon’s Win At The South Australia States, Down To The Wire

Feb 13

WINTER INLAND - The ILYA At Its Best!

Feb 13

Second National Victory For Bandit At The 2012 Melges 24 Australian Championships

Feb 13

Melges 24s Mix It Up On Day Three of Australian Champs

Feb 13

South Australian Dave Alexander Leads Melges 24 States Heading Into Final Days Racing

Feb 13

Lalli Wins 2012 Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Regatta

Feb 13

Lalli Leads After An Amazing First Day Of Racing At 2012 Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Regatta

Feb 11

Thirty-Eight Audi Melges 20s Commence The 2012 Miami Winter Regatta

Feb 11

2012 Melges 24 South Australian State Titles Day 1

Feb 6

Eight Races Made For Successful 2012 Melges 32 Gosford Regatta

Feb 1

Save 10% On Audi Melges 20 Parts & Accessories Through February 10 - Do it NOW!

Jan 30

2012 Winter Inland Registration Deadline, Wednesday - February 1

Jan 29

Bribon Movistar Wins Merchbanc Barcelona Melges 32 Winter Series Third Edition

Jan 29

Bribon-Movistar Continues To Lead Third Merchbanc Melges 32 Barcelona Series Event

Jan 29

Second National Victory for Bandits At 2012 Melges 24 Australian Championships

Jan 29

Melges 24 Australian Nationals Mix It Up More On Day Three

Jan 27

Bribon-Movistar And IMMAC Take Lead In Training Races

Jan 27

Everything Is Ready For The Start Of Merchbanc Barcelona Winter Series

Jan 27

Intense Day Two At 2012 Australian Melges 24 Nationals

Jan 26

Warwick Rooklyn Leads Day One At Australian Nationals

Jan 24

Visit Melges Performance Sailboats At Strictly Sail Boat Show Chicago, January 26-29

Jan 24

Five States Battle For Melges 24 Australian National Championship Title At Festival Of Sails

Jan 20

Kilroy Wins Melges 32 Key West Division, Crowned With 2012 Boat Of The Week Honors

Jan 19

Kilroy's 'Samba Pa Ti' Maintains The Key West Lead

Jan 17

Schwartz And Kilroy Tied For The Lead In Key West

Jan 16

Kilroy's 'Samba Pa Ti' Melges 32 Scores Double Bullets

Jan 16

Key West 2012 Kicks Off For The Melges 24s

Jan 15

Melges 32 Fleet Ready For Fierce Competition In Key West

Jan 10

Melges Sponsors Winter Inland With Dave Perry, February 10-12

Jan 3

Robles/Trittel Claim 2011 29er Open Orange Bowl Regatta Championship Title