2011 News Archive

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Register Miami Winter Regatta

If you have not already, there is no better time than NOW to register for the 2012 Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Regatta, February 11-12 hosted by Coconut Grove Sailing Club. Full Story.

Rombelli Edges Out Lalli To Win Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup Championship

It was a dramatic end to the 2011 Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup Championship, hosted by Coconut Grove Sailing Club with Alessandro Rombelli's STIG, tactician Jonathan McKee and crew member Giorgio Tortarolo coming from behind to win the event. Full Story.

Final Gold Cup Results: Farnetti Given Redress

While teams shuffled around on Sunday afternoon, hauling out boats, preparing for awards and getting away to catch plane flights home, Francesco Farnetti aboard Reggini Sailing Team was deep in the protest room. Full Story.

Lalli Leads 2011 Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup Championship

With eight races in the bag and two more to go, Italy's Luca Lalli and tactician Lorenzo Bressani on B-LinSailing.com leads the fleet of forty teams by an eight point margin. Full Story.

More Tight Racing Concludes Day Two At 2011 Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup

Friday proved to be a spectacular day for yacht racing in Miami, FL at the 2011 Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup Championship. Full Story.

Shifty Conditions Make For An Exciting First Day

Day one at the 2011 Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup Championship, hosted by Coconut Grove Sailing Club, put every team to the ultimate test. Full Story.

Go To Blog.Melges20.Com For Gold Cup Racing

Forty teams have assembled in Coconut Grove in Miami, FL to race the largest Audi Melges 20 regatta held to date — the 2011 Gold Cup Championship. Full Story.

Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup Boasts 40 Teams To Make Largest Event Ever

Forty entries, spanning four countries — British Virgin Islands, Canada, Italy and the USA, will take to the waters of Miami, Florida's famous Biscayne Bay in full anticipation of four days of spectacular sportboat racing. Full Story.

2011 International Audi Melges 20 Rule Changes - Effective Immediately

All Audi Melges 20 Owners worldwide need to be aware that with the conclusion of the International Audi Melges 20 Board of Directors Meeting, held at the Coconut Grove Sailing Club on Tuesday, December 5th, the following rules changes were approved unanimously and are effective immediately. Full Story.

2011 Gold Cup Competitor Update & Reminders

This is just a quick reminder and update to assist Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup Competitors today as there are many things going on, and other items the IAM20CA wishes to call to your attention. Full Story.

Gold Cup Regatta Measurement Notice

MEASUREMENT NOTICE: All teams competing at the 2011 Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup Regatta should be aware that there will be a process for measurement at the event. Full Story.

Gold Cup Regatta Dinner Change Of Venue

The Gold Cup Dinner for the 2011 Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup Regatta has been moved to the Sonesta Hotel. Full Story.

Thirty-One Teams Registered For Gold Cup

The 2011 Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup Regatta, hosted by Coconut Grove Sailing Club in gorgeous Miami, FL is a short two weeks away from commencement. All teams that have not signed up yet that anticipate racing are encouraged to do so as soon as possible. Full Story.

AM20 Shake-a-Leg Usage Fee Refund

As stated at the Nationals, Shake-a-Leg Miami will refund one month of the new $300 per month Usage Fee to those owners who have signed dry storage agreements for the winter season. Full Story.

Kiss Wins Audi Melges 20 Nationals For A Consecutive Second Time

The eight-race 2011 U.S. National Championship, hosted by Coconut Grove Sailing Club (CGSC), has completed leaving Michael Kiss on Bacio, along with crew consisting of tactician Chris Rast and Jamie Kimball as winners. Kiss' score line included an impressive four bullets (race wins) and a race to spare. Full Story.

Thanks To Wes Whitmyer on Slingshot!

A very special thank you from the International Audi Melges 20 Class to brand new Owner Wes Whitmyer on Slingshot as he graciously sponsored the open bar, apres racing at Nationals on Saturday afternoon. Full Story.

Kiss Firmly In The Audi Melges 20 National Lead

Day two in Miami at the 2011 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship, hosted by Coconut Grove Sailing Club, was equally as spectacular as the first. It was proof that Audi Melges 20 racers simply cannot get enough of a good thing. Full Story.

Kiss Takes The Nationals Lead In Miami

It was an amazing first day of racing at the 2011 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship, hosted by Coconut Grove Sailing Club, with defending titleholder Michael Kiss on Bacio taking the early lead. Kiss put his best speed forward finishing third in race one, then earning a bullet each in race two and three. Full Story.

2011 Audi Melges 20 Nationals - Take Two

The Audi Melges 20 fleet in the U.S.A. takes a second stab at holding its U.S. National Championship this weekend in sunny Miami, Florida, hosted by Coconut Grove Sailing Club (GCSC). Full Story.

CA No. 2 : 2011 Audi Melges 20 U.S. Nationals

All Audi Melges 20 teams at Nationals are encouraged/reminded of the following items that will help better prepare for registration and racing. Full Story.

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