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Join The Class In 2018 — Renew/Activate Your

With the start of the 2018 racing season just around the corner, now is the time to renew your class membership. All Melges 20 sanctioned events require membership, so please take care of this today! Full Story.

Melges Racing Interview with Rob Wilber

Rob went on a Melges adventure back in 2009 when we first introduced the Melges 20. Rob chartered a Melges 20 for a regatta in Miami. Full Story.

Countdown to Primo Cup — Registration Now Open

This year the Melges 20 fleet will lineup on Monaco Bay for the Primo Cup - Trophee Credit Suisse. Once again, this singular season-opener plays host to Europe's elite One Design sailors. Full Story.

Introducing The 2018 World League European Division Event Schedule

We are looking forward to a very exciting 2018 for the Melges 20 Fleet! The Fleet is continuing to grow and get stronger with new boats joining the competition for 2018. Full Story.

Melges World League Finale

The three Russian Bogatyrs led by Igor Rytov sailed an incredible series and absolutely dominated the international rankings of all Melges 20 sailors. Full Story.

REMINDER: 2018-2020 Election Voting Ends on Sunday, December 10

This is a gentle reminder that the voting period for electing the International Melges 20 Class Association Board for the 2018-2020 term ends today, Sunday December 10. Full Story.

Miami Winter Series - Kick-off and World League Finale

There are times when a venue doesn't show its best. When it is cold, rainy, the wind won't cooperate or other adverse weather conditions make for a tough weekend of sailing. Full Story.

Freides Wins 2017/18 Melges 20 Miami Winter Series Season Opener

After two days and six races, Drew Freides' PACIFIC YANKEE led a deep fleet with several teams ready to pounce on the final day Full Story.

Mixin' it Up in Miami

With another three races in tricky, fun sailing conditions on Biscayne Bay, Drew Freides' PACIFIC YANKEE has leap frogged Igor Rytov's RUSSIAN BOGATYRS to assume the overnight lead. Full Story.

Raging Russian Bogatyrs

Three up, three down on Day One at 2017-18 Melges 20 Miami Winter Series results in a European top podium line-up Full Story.

Melges 20 Miami Magic

Three days of Melges 20 Miami Winter Series racing action kicks off 2018 racing agenda, the final event of the 2017 Melges 20 World League season Full Story.

Call For Board Nominations Open, 2018-2020 Elections Coming Up

The International Melges 20 Class Association (IM20CA) is now accepting nominations from anyone wishing to serve as a board member of the class for the 2018-2020 term. Full Story.

Freides Wins Melges 20 World Championship

After eight races, eight varied race winners and a wide range of racing conditions, Drew Friedes' PACIFIC YANKEE with tactician Morgan Reeser and crew member Charlie Smythe have captured their very first major international title in the Melges 20 Class, that of World Champions Full Story.

Change of Pace at Melges 20 Worlds

After two days of perfect Southwest Newport breeze, Day Three of the Melges 20 World Championship dawned sunny skies and warm temps, but no wind. Full Story.

Newport Delivers More of a Good Thing at Melges 20 World Championship

As the fleet blasted off the line to start Race Four, sailors quickly figured out that while the breeze direction was the same as the day before, Day Two had a new bag of tricks. Full Story.

Surfin’ the Sou’Wester

Tourists come to Newport for fall foliage and clam chowder. Sailors come for yachting history and the legendary Newport Sou'wester Breeze which arrived on Day One of the 2017 Melges 20 World Championship. Full Story.

2017 Melges 20 World Championship Kicks Off

The biggest event of the entire 2017 Melges 20 World League season gets underway this week, October 2-7, hosted by the New York Yacht Club Full Story.

2017 Melges 20 World League Enters Critical Stage of the Season

The Melges World League — the official, international circuit of the Melges 20 fleet is alive and well as it continues to progress, offering a long and competitive 2017 racing season thus far. Full Story.

Rytov Conquers the 2017 Melges 20 World League, European Division

All the success goes to Igor Rytov’s RUSSIAN BOGATYRS who has confirmed that he is the strongest team this season in the International Melges 20 Class fleet. Full Story.

Rytov Takes Control of Russian Open

At the tip top of the standings, Igor Rytov’s RUSSIAN BOGATYRS holds an impressive 12-point lead over second place finisher Achille Onorato/Matteo Savelli sailing MASCALZONE LATINO, JR. Leonid Altukhov’s RUS-199 is seated third Full Story.

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