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2010 Detroit NOOD June 4-6 Detroit, MI

©2010 Luca Butto for Carlo Borlenghi/B-Plan

Audi Melges 20 Hits The Big 30

The 2010 Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series couldn’t possibly get any hotter! Thirty teams stormed the cool and highly competitive waters of Scarlino, Italy this past weekend. Congratulations to Scarlino champion Benedetto Giallongo with Francesco Scarselli at the tiller of Value Team and tactician Henry Fonda. Kudos also to second place finisher Luca Domenici on Notaro Team and Stefano di Properzio on Hulk in third. Get ready for more big fleet action at Riva del Garda on June 12-13 as the fleet works its way up to, a potential 40+ on the line for the Gold Cup Regatta in Malcesine on July 22-25. Stay close to Audi Sailing Series and for all the latest news and developments as these events draw closer.

Top Five Results
1.) Value Team, Benedetto Giallongo
2.) Notaro Team, Luca Domenici
3.) Hulk, Stefano di Properzio
4.) Turnover, Renato Vallivero
5.) Calvi Network, Carlo Alberini

Full Reports
Giallongo’s ‘Value Team’ Collects The Win In Scarlino
Giallongo Finds Value In Scarlino As Overnight Leader
Preview: Audi Melges 20 Fleet Sets Attendance Record

Photo Galleries:
Luca Butto For Carlo Borlenghi/B-Plan
On The Dock - Melges Europe

Notice Of Race Now Available For U.S. National Championship

One of the hottest one design events being held in the USA is the 2010 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship on August 27-29, hosted by Macatawa Bay Yacht Club in Holland, Mich. Early participation estimates put this event at 25+, so now is the time to prepare to attend. Awesome parties are already in the works! Download A Notice Of Race (NOR) and be THERE!

Be Race Ready — Always

As the International Audi Melges 20 Class Association grows by tremendous leaps and bounds, prior to each regatta, there are some specifics that teams need to be aware of ensuring that they are race legal and compliant with class rules. By the close of registration, all teams must declare their crew and present a valid sail declaration. Most importantly, sail limitation marks and royalty buttons need to be placed properly. All owners and helmsman, who are not owners of the class MUST Join the IM20CA in order to be considered members.

What’s Next? Detroit, San Francisco, Riva Del Garda, Toronto and U.S. Nationals

A full line up of great summer events take place during the months of June and July so get your racing caps on! For maximum convenience, here are some quick links to help everyone get organized and on the line for the next amazing event!

Detroit NOOD
June 4-6, 2010 | Bayview Yacht Club; Detroit, Mich.
Current No. Of Entries: 7
Online Registration
Download A Notice Of Race (NOR)
Mail-in Entry Form
Waiver (Turn In On-site)

San Francisco NOOD
June 26-27 | St. Francis Yacht Club; San Francisco, Calif.
Online Registration
Download A Notice Of Race (NOR)
Mail-In Entry Form
Waiver (Turn-In On-Site)

Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series Event No. 3
June 12-13, 2010 | Riva del Garda, Lake Garda, Italy
Estimated No. Of Entries: 30+
Notice of Race (NOR) and Entry Form forthcoming

Toronto Regatta
June 18-20, 2010 | National Yacht Club; Toronto, Canada
Current No. Of Entries: 2
Online Registration
Download A Notice Of Race (NOR)
Further Information

U.S. Audi Melges 20 Nationals
August 27-29, 2010 | Macatawa Bay Yacht Club; Holland, Mich.
Estimated No. Of Entries: 25+
Download A Notice Of Race (NOR)
Further Information

Melges & Cuervo Y Sobrinos Partner To Create The Ultimate Luxury Yachting Watch

Melges, a name synonymous with excellence, quality and superior build within the high-performance sportboat and yachting industry, is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Cuervo Y Sobrinos, a luxury watch brand well-known for refinement, principal and passion. "Just as we are devoted to an exceptional end product with meticulous attention to detail, Cuervo Y Sobrinos dedicates themselves to their craft and art form of creating luxurious watches that personify a lifestyle of elegance and distinction," commented Federico Michetti, president of Melges Europe. "It complements the Melges philosophy perfectly and vice versa." Read Full Article

The Melges Cuervo Y Sobrinos watch is limited to 200 production pieces and can be personalized with a name or engraved dedication. To order, visit Melges Cuervo Y Sobrinos.

Audi Melges 20 Reminders

Download The International Audi Melges 20 Class Rules. The latest updates to the Audi Melges 20 rules are in effect. Download The Rules

Join The Audi Melges 20 Network. The Audi Melges 20 fleet is growing rapidly on a world wide scale. Friend the fleet online at Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Remember that during key events, the Official Audi Melges 20 Blog is always hot with the latest event developments.

Audi Melges 20 Media. It has been a little more than a year since the Audi Melges 20 was introduced, but tons of imagery has been generated. View some great photos and videos. Also check out the Audi Melges 20 on YouTube!

Audi Melges 20 Class Blog. Chat it up today online at the official International Audi Melges 20 Class Association Blog. Visit today and check back often as the latest and greatest news and info will be posted regularly!

2010 Audi Melges 20 Regattas

The world wide Audi Melges 20 fleet is hot with a solid schedule of incredible events in the USA and Europe. Save The Dates today and be ready to race this summer!


North America


Detroit NOOD June 4-6 Bayview Yacht Club; Detroit, Michigan


Toronto Regatta June 18-20 Toronto, Canada


San Francisco NOOD June 26-27 San Francisco, California


U.S. National Championship August 27-29
Macatawa Bay Yacht Club; Holland, Michigan


Fall Championship Regatta October 2-3
Lake Geneva Yacht Club; Lake Geneva, Wisconsin




Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series Event No. 3 June 12-13
Riva Del Garda, Lake Garda


Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup July 22-25 Malcesine


Gorla August 28 Lake Garda


Audi Melges 20 Event No. 4 September 11-12 Rimini


Octoberfest Regatta September 24-26 Lake of Starnberg, Germany


Winter Interlake Championship Oct 30 - Nov 1

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