The Melges 17.

Say yes to fast. and, no to slow.

In performance one design racing.

Product Overview
Length 16 ft 7.75 in 5.074 m
Beam 5 ft 6.375 in 1.686 m
Mast Height 26 ft 6.5 in 8.09 m
Draft 3 ft 11.5 in 1.207 m
Weight 335 lbs 151.953 kg
 
Sail Area
AP Kevlar® Mainsail 154 sq ft 14.30 m2
AP Kevlar® Jib 66 sq ft 6.13 m2
Dynalite Asymmetrical Spinnaker 280 sq ft 26.01 m2
Crew 2

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The success of the Melges 17® can be attributed to a truly dedicated following of speed entrepreneurs. An alternative, double-handed scow, the Melges 17 has a reputation for being fast and fun in light or heavy air. The rivalry pairings range from husband and wives to teamed siblings, making the Melges 17 the ultimate family racer!

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