Inside Melges • April 2021

MELGES 15
GREENHOUSE TRIUMPHS AT MIDWINTER CHAMPIONSHIP
On March 28, the Melges 15s finished off the inaugural 2021 Winter Series in Sarasota, FL, and announced the first Midwinter Champions Dwight Greenhouse and crew, Max Lopez. Emily Haig and crew, John Haig, were crowned the overall 2021 Winter Series Champions after their performance at all three events.

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MELGES 15 FEATURED IN SAILING WORLD
Tim Cole recounts his first outing with his wife, Sarah, on their new Melges 15. “In three tugs, [Sarah] launches the asymmetric spinnaker out of the bow sock. We harden up and immediately rocket onto a plane. When we get off the boat, we want to get right back on.”

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WATCH HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE MIDWINTER CHAMPIONSHIP
MELGES MC SCOW
QUANTUM SAILS POWERZONE WINS TRIPLE CROWN SERIES
Melges and Quantum Sails Zenda Team Member Eddie Cox won the 2020-21 Quantum Sails Triple Crown Series in Eustis, FL. Now is the time to start preparing your boat for MC Nationals June 25-27 in Clear Lake, IA! Email sales@melges.com  to order a new Powerzone or discuss hardware upgrades for your MC.

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MELGES IC37
SIGNS OF SPRING
With a new Melges IC37 being built in the UK and another one just delivered to Newport, spring is in the air for the Melges IC37 Class! The season kicks off at the end of the month with the East Coast Championship hosted by American Yacht Club.

EVENT CALENDAR

SKEETA & NIKKI
MASTERING THE FOIL

Seahorse Magazine dove into the benefits and advancements that make the Skeeta and Nikki so popular. A thoughtfully simple scow design. Melges is proud to be the North American dealer for these beautifully simple flying scows. Email sales@melges.com for more information on ordering a Skeeta or Nikki.

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MELGES 24
QUANTUM SAILS LEAD THE PACK AT BACARDI CUP 
Bora Gulari has claimed back-to-back Bacardi Cup title wins! Travis Weisleder’s Lucky Dog landed in second followed by Bruce Ayres’ Monsoon in third.

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CHARLESTON RACE WEEK 
The Melges 24 Class is prepping for its largest gathering in over a year – Charleston Race Week! Follow the action live on the Charleston Race Week website and Facebook page.

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MELGES 20
WINTER SERIES WRAPS UP
Igor Rytov’s Russian Bogatyrs won the final event of the Melges 20 Winter Series in Miami, FL. Coming in second place was Daniel Thielman’s Kuai followed by Drew Freides’ Pacific Yankee.

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MELGES EUROPE
MELGES WORLD LEAGUE
Make 2021 the year you join the Melges World League action! Join the regattas organized by Melges Europe in some of the most fascinating Italian locations. Don’t have your own Melges boat? No worries! Charter a Melges 14, Melges 20, or Melges 32.

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MELGES SAILING SUPPLY
Time to start prepping your boat for the spring and summer seasons! Shop Melges Sailing Supply for all your parts and accessories. Free shipping on blocks, cleats, and select electronics.
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