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Notice of Race Now Available for 2018 Melges 20 World League, European Division

The countdown to the opening of the 2018 Melges World League European Division has started! Full Story.

Prosikhin's NIKA Crowned Melges 20 Miami Winter Series Champion

A full round of congratulations goes out to 2018 Melges Rocks Regatta Champions Vladimir Prosikhin and his NIKA team which included tactician Michele Ivaldi and crew Giorgio Tortarolo. Simultaneously, they have also conquered the 2017-18 Miami Winter Series Full Story.

Kings of Key Biscayne

Three additional races and a discard of each teams worst score changed up the later portion of the top five standings. One thing however remained the same, Vladimir Prosikhin's NIKA successfully defended his first place position. Full Story.

Miami International Mix

On a picture perfect Friday, PRO Blake Middleton made the respected call to postpone racing until after 1:30 p.m. By the time the Melges 20 fleet hit the water, the breeze was building and ready for racing. Full Story.

Light Air Miami Melges 20 Winter Series Finale

A top level fleet of fifteen Melges 20s are ready for racing in Miami marking the last episode of the 2017-18 Miami Winter Series — Melges Rocks Regatta hosted by Coconut Grove Sailing Club (CGSC). Full Story.

The Battle Begins for the Melges World League

The schedule is locked in for the 2018 Melges World League (MWL). Full Story.

Freides Captures Melges 20 Miami Winter Series Regatta Win

Sunshine and big breeze ushered in the final day of competition at the 2017-18 Miami Winter Series hosted by Coconut Grove Sailing Club (GCSC). Full Story.

Stunning Conditions in Miami — Melges 20s Rock Biscayne Bay

The second day of racing at the 2017-18 Melges 20 Miami Winter Series hosted by Coconut Grove Sailing Club (CGSC) spawned another fantastic three races to bring the total completed to six. Full Story.

Pacific Yankee Power

As if on repeat from the 2017 December event, the first day of the February Miami Winter Series dialed up near perfect conditions with great breeze, sunshine and warm temps to give northern sailors a much needed break from the cold Full Story.

Melges 20 Miami-Monaco Magic

Closing in on the tenth season of Miami Melges 20 racing, the second event of the 2017/18 Winter Series looks to be hotly contested under what is forecasted to be near perfect Miami conditions Full Story.

Q&A About 2017-2018 Miami Winter Series

As published online at - If you’re seeking the most speed and fun that one can have aboard a high-performance 20-foot racing sailboat, the Melges 20 could be your answer. Full Story.

CGSC's Ron Rostorfer Honored with U.S. Sailing President's Award

The Melges 20 Class would like to congratulate Ron Rostorfer the Coconut Grove Sailing Club who were honored with US Sailing President’s Award for special contributions to the sport and partnership with US Sailing. Full Story.

2018 Nationals NOR Available, Registration Open

The Notice of Race (NOR) and online registration is now available for the 2018 Melges 20 U.S. National Championship taking place in Charleston, South Carolina on May 18-20 Full Story.

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.

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.

2017 MWS - 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.

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