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The Melges 24 offers a true thoroughbred sports boat which is both easy to sail but has that hidden last few points for the dedicated teams to work out. Sailing is fast and furious with an IRC TCC of 1.024 thats almost as quick as a 35' Foot performance yacht with all the thrills of 20 knots down wind in a fair breeze. You can buy a boat from £10,000 upwards. The flexible Carbon rig means you have total control of the oversized sail plan making the melges 24 suitable for light wind and heavy wind venues.
A Vibrant international class has a well supported European travellers series as well as a worlds and Europeans typically boasting around 100 boats with seperate prizes for corinthian crews, as well as the overall championship. The UK fleet has re-established its self on the East Coast at Suffolk Yacht Harbour with 10 boats regularly taking to the water. There are other boats at Brightlingsea, Mersea and Newcastle. British boats performed well in the European events with Miles Quiton and crew of Gill Racing winning the series. The melges out performs any other established sports boat. If you would like to come and try one please contact the secretary or chairman
Racing at Haven Ports Yacht Club
Latest news can be found on the international website. http://melges24.com
2016 Melges 24 Worlds: Core of the Melges 24 Class – Corinthian Fleet
November 27th, 2016 - Miami, FL, US - Written by Silvia Gallegati and Piret Salmistu – 74 boats, 35 of which belonging to the Corinthian division, will be rounding the marks in front of Miami Beach and Biscayne Bay during the 2016 Melges 24 World Championship, which got started with registration and measurement in Island Gardens Marina and Miami Yacht Club yesterday, but the real excitement starts with racing on Tuesday, November 29th....READ MORE
Annual General Meeting 2016 of the International Melges 24 Class Association - Summary
November 7, 2016 - IM24CA - The International Melges 24 Class Association (IM24CA) held the 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Munich on Saturday, November 5th preceded by the Technical Committee Meeting on Friday, November 4th.....READ MORE
Cala Galera Melges 24 Winter Series 2017 - Italy
October 28, 2016 - Italy - Italian Melges 24 Class is glad to invite all Melges 24 sailors to Cala Galera Melges 24 Winter Series 2017. The intention is to sail one weekend per month in January, February and March. All three events will take place in Cala Galera Marina, Porto Ercole, Tuscany.....READ MORE
Five of twelve Melges 24's sailing in December 2015 in the final round of the Frostbite Series @ Suffolk Yacht Harbour, Levington
If you own a Melges 24 please register it with us so we can track the whereabouts of the fleet in the UK.
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At our base at Levington, Suffolk our rapidly growing Melges 24 racing fleet have out of the water versa dock storage berths, as well as dry indoor storage and storage ashore. There is also full crane launch and also slipway facilities and access.