No Breeze, No Racing to Start 2018 Melges 20 World League in Italy

Forio d’Ischia, Italy (April 20, 2018) – With so much excitement for the start of the 2018 Melges 20 World League, there was unfortunately no breeze on opening day, prompting AP over Alpha – racing canceled for the day. Thirty Melges 20 teams will try again tomorrow to kick off the 2018 season.

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Despite the lack of breeze, the Mozzarella Party goes on, hosted in the Melges World League Regatta Village. Fresh mozzarella was provided by Costanzo, beer by Nastro Azzurro, and wine compliments of Cenatiempo.

The first warning for Saturday is 11.00.

The Melges World League is supported by Helly Hansen, Toremar, North Sails, Garmin Marine and Lavazza. We are also thankful for the support of our local partners Alilauro, Medmar, Nastro Azzurro, Costanzo, Cenatiempo.

Melges World League has signed and adopts the code of ethics of the Charta Smerarlda strongly promoting the values of One Ocean Foundation.

MEDIA AND RACING COVERAGE
As with other Melges 20 events around the world, racing updates will be posted online at the Official Melges 20 Facebook Page. Be sure to also follow the fleet on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. Tune in for the latest racing information, results, video interviews and photos at melges20.com.

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