2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Second Event May 18-21, Riva del Garda, Italy Be There and Be Prepared!

11 May 2017

One week to go to the second event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series in Riva! The regatta is also the second actof the Melges 24 Italian Tour 2017 and Melges 24 Italian Open Nationals!

Let's see what Peler and Ora have in store for our event on Lake Garda. Join the fleet of 34 Melges 24 teams from 13 nations at one of the most desired sailing spot in Europe!

Fraglia Vela Riva together with Classe Italiana Melges 24 and International Melges 24 Class Association will welcome you warmly in Riva del Garda - the venue also for the 2018 Melges 24 Europeans!

ENTER NOW - Early Bird Entry Fee deadline is May 17!
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Remember to check also the Notice of Race of the European Sailing Series and fill in the Entry Form of the Series for the ranking.

We have 13 nations represented for now: Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Great Britain, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia, Switzerland, Ukraine and United States. Thank you all who have entered and will be there to have a competitive racing and enjoy the hospitality ashore! You can't miss that!

Thursday May 18
09:00-17:30 Registrations, weighing, measurements checks

Friday May 19 
08:00-10:00 Registration, weighing, measurements checks
10:30 Opening Ceremony-Skippers Meeting
12:00 First Warning Signal and Races

Saturday May 20

Sunday May 21
Races and Prize giving

From the second day, the intended time of the first warning signal will be posted on the official notice board before 20:00 the previous day. If no notice is displayed, first Warning Signal will be the same time as previous day.

Up to 9 races may be held. A maximum of 3 races may be held on any racing day
On May 21st no Warning Signal will be displayed after 14:30.
When 5 races have been completed, there will be one throw-out.

Melges 24 ITA-564 is available for rent in Riva del Garda and at the Italian regattas (Domaso and Luino).
Built by Devoti in 2004.
One set of North practic sails
Two set of North regatta sails
Honda 4-stroke engine, incl. reserve gas canister
Tacktick Racemaster
All you need - ready to race boat!
For more info please contact:
Stefano Bragadin, Ph: +39 349 4283656

After the regatta in Portoroz few weeks ago two Melges 24 hatches were found there.
If yours is missing, you can get it back in Riva del Garda.
Reward for bringing them from Portoroz to Riva is much appreciated
Ask from the Race Office in Riva!

Real-time racing updates from Riva will be delivered to you across the IM24CA social media.Each day, the IM24CA and Zerogradinord will work hard to bring you mark-to-mark action and updates via video, photos and text. Zerogradinord represented by Mauro Melandri and Silvia Gallegatti will push hard to deliver wonderful photos and footage to you daily. You can follow all the latest actions and coverage of the event at the official IM24CA Facebook Page.

Read for more about the series at melges24.com/europeansailingseries
Event in Facebook

Any queries regarding Italian Melges 24 class can be directed to:
Andrea Racchelli 
Luca Babini

For further information on the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2017, please contact:
Piret Salmistu 
IM24CA Administrator & Media Coordinator

+372 507 7217

Enjoy the feeling of Riva event in July 2016 edited by Zerogradinord - Mauro Melandri