2010 News Archive

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PRESS RELEASE: Melges selects McConaghy boats to build the Melges 20, first photos released

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MELGES PERFORMANCE SAILBOATS 11 MARCH 2008 Zenda, Wi. USA - Melges Performance Sailboats has chosen McConaghy Boats in China to build the Melges 20™. "The team of Melges and Reichel Pugh Yacht Design is a proven, winning combination many times over. Adding McConaghy... Full Story.

As hot as it gets, Melges 20 first hull photos released

29 APRIL 2008 — Melges Performance Sailboats is proud to release images of very first Melges 20 hull — fresh out of the package and well on its way to the next step in production. As seen, the Melges 20 already delivers a sleek, sophisticated hull shape that has speed embedded... Full Story.

Melges 20 Takes Newport International Boatshow By Storm

14 SEPTEMBER 2008 — The Melges 20 is a huge hit at the 2008 Newport International Boat Show. Taking place September 11-14, the Melges 20 was the talk of the show! Cool boat, North 3DL sails, clean and simple layout, yacht club purchases, team racing and team building, match racing, great... Full Story.

Audi Supports Melges 32 and Audi Melges 20 At 2009 Genoa International Boat Show

Visit Melges Europe to see the Audi Melges 20 and Melges 32, both on display at the Genoa Boat Show alongside of Audi's latest line-up of automotive products. Milan, Italy (6 October 2009) - The 49th Annual Genoa Boat Show happens on October 3-11 at Fiera di Genova nestled within the spectacular... Full Story.

Mefisto Puts a Halt to Value Team's Winning Streak

As published by B-Plan Porto Cervo - Luke Domenici's Mephisto won with a huge show of force at the fifth and last stage of the Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series in Porto Cervo. The winning streak was ended for one of the best teams of the season, the impressive Value Team of Benedetto Giallongo, who... Full Story.

Mefisto Leads in Porto Cervo

As published by B-Plan Porto Cervo - There is talk of racing in Porto Cervo, with the Audi Melges 20 fleet starting the long week of racing in the final stage of the Audi dedicated Melges 20 Sailing Series (until tomorrow) and the Audi Melges 32 World Championship (Tuesday is the... Full Story.

2009 Audi Sailing Series In Porto Cervo, Italy, October 19-20 NOR, Entry Form and Sail Declaration Form Now Available

Please see the below NOR (Notice of Race), Entry Form and sail declaration form required of competitors. 2009 AM20SS Notice Of Race (NOR) 2009 AM20SS Entry Form Audi Melges 20 Sail Declaration Form Pre-Registration All entries need to be submitted to Yacht Club Porto Cervo no later than... Full Story.

Interview: 2009 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Champion Eric Wynsma

Still reeling from an exciting weekend at the very first Audi Melges 20 U.S. Nationals, Champion Eric Wynsma speaks with the IM20CA about the event, the boat and the fun he anticipates in the upcoming years sailing his Audi Melges 20. IM20CA: Congratulations Eric for a job well done at the... Full Story.

Interview: 2009 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Champion Eric Wynsma

Still reeling from an exciting weekend at the very first Audi Melges 20 U.S. Nationals, Champion Eric Wynsma speaks with the IM20CA about the event, the boat and the fun he anticipates in the upcoming years sailing his Audi Melges 20. IM20CA: Congratulations Eric for a job well done at the... Full Story.

Eric Wynsma Wins Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship

On the final day of racing, Eric Wynsma from East Grand Rapids, Mich. on Superfly was crowned the first ever Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Champion. Along with his crew of Wally Cross and JP del Solar, they took the last day, light air conditions and the overnight lead from Pieter Taselaar on... Full Story.

Big Rides, Great Sailing At Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship 2009, Supported By Official Footwear Sponsor Sebago

Pieter Taselaar aboard Bliksem with Michael Coxon and Williem Van Waay have the overall lead at the Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship 2009. Trailing by three points, in second place is Marc Hollerbach on Blackjack with his sons Ian and Adam as crew. In third is Eric Wynsma on Superfly... Full Story.

First Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship Taking Shape, 2010 USA Sailing Series Announced

Holland, Mich. - The enthusiasm surrounding the Macatawa Bay Yacht Club in Holland, Mich. at the Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship, title sponsored by Audi and supported by official footwear sponsor Sebago is electric. The all-new Audi Melges 20 has attracted sailors from all over the... Full Story.

International Stage Is Set For Audi Melges 20 U.S. Nationals 2009

Since its debut at Key West Race Week 2009, the Audi Melges 20 has taken the sailing world by storm with its ultra cool lines, sleek hull and big appetite for seriously competitive racing. Thus far, the Audi Melges 20 has been awarded 2009 Sailing World One Design Boat of The Year, impressed... Full Story.

A Change Of Address — The Audi Melges 20 Is On The Move

Great news has just arrived from Melges headquarters in Zenda, Wisconsin: Audi Melges 20 production will now officially take place in the USA. The first series of boats were produced by McConaghy, a very reputable builder and their efforts are greatly appreciated as they have helped put the Audi... Full Story.

2009 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship NOR and Entry Form Now Available!

The Notice of Race (NOR) for the 2009 Audi Melges 20 National Championship is now available! Download a NOR and submit your entry as soon as possible. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy the all new Audi Melges 20 fleet as it celebrates its inaugural National Championship. Since its racing... Full Story.

Special Event Announcement: 2009 Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series | Fragila Vela Malcesine | June 20-21

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An Impressive Fourth Consecutive Win For Benedetto Giallongo At Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series 2009

The final day of fourth Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series event concluded today organized in collaboration with the Yacht Club Cagliari. Benedetto Giallongo and his Value Team Melges 20 continued their winning streak and adds a fourth win to his collection, that also includes the previous three... Full Story.

Giallongo Refuses To Cede After First Day Of Cagliari Competition

The first of two days of competition for the fourth Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series event has concluded and, thus far has produced a carbon copy of the previous season's events. Taking charge once more, the undefeated Benedetto Giallongo on his Value Team Melges 20 with Henry Fonda calling tactics,... Full Story.

Giallongo Ready To Roll The Dice For Fourth Win In Cagliari

The Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series 2009 takes place in Cagliari, Italy this weekend. It is the fourth event of the five part series. Leading the race with three consecutive wins in the Audi Sailing Series is Benedetto Giallongo on Value Team. By mathematics, Giallongo already has won the title of... Full Story.

The One And Only 'Value Team' Wins Malcesine

In the 2009 Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series Ranking, at the top is Benedetto Giallongo's highly successful Value Team. After three Audi Sailing Series events, the third being held in Malcesine this weekend, Giallongo's Value Team is still king. This is his third consecutive win and was able to... Full Story.

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