Posts tagged World Championship
2019 Melges 24 European Sailing Series - MAIDOLLIS RETURNS TO WIN IN RIVA DEL GARDA, WITH A FULLY ITALIAN PODIUM

After two days of powerful Melges 24 sailing, with boats surfing downwind in gusts of Ora wind at more than 20 knots, the last day of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series' third event in Riva del Garda is a no race day: uncertain weather with intermittent thunder showers didn't allow the wind to fill in properly and to complete the last three races of the series.

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MELGES 24 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 WORK IN PROGRESS IN VILLASIMIUS TO DELIVER AN UNFORGETTABLE EVENT - NOTICE OF RACE PUBLISHED

With the two events of the Melges World League having been hosted in March and April, the first rehearsals for the 2019 Melges 24 World Championship has taken place in awesome springy conditions, with turquoise waters, sunny days and constant sea breezes in the lovely race course of Villasimius (Sardinia, Italy). 

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2016 WORLDS: GREEN POWER OF EMBARR LEADING THE FLEET IN MIAMI

It is going to be a day of steady, South-Easterly breeze, blowing around 18-20 knots, that hopefully will allow us to complete three races in this first day of regatta of the event, since in the next days wind is expected to decrease and to get trickier," declared this morning Anderson Reggio, PRO of the 2016 Melges 24 World Championship currently taking place in Miami.

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GROUND ZERO

The biggest event in the Melges 24 Class, complete with a long list of professional and amatuer bad ass sailors representing at least 15 countries, its World Championship (Nov. 29-Dec. 3) is destined for Miami in less than two weeks and scheduled to be one of the largest it’s ever hosted on North American soil (the last really successful Worlds took place in 2005 at Key Largo, FL with 98 set-up on a starting line ¾-quarter mile long).

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