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Melges 17 Zenda University March 6 Lake Eustis, FL

Melges 17 Midwinter Championship March 7-9 Lake Eustis, FL

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2008 Melges 17 U.S. National Championship, September 26-28

The dates are set — are you? The 2008 Melges 17 U.S. National Championship dates are September 26-28 at the Lake Geneva Yacht Club in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Registration, practice and set-up will happen on Friday, September 26th with racing on Saturday and Sunday — September 27-28. This is the premiere event of the season, so do plan to attend.

More details will be released very, very soon. Stay tuned to MELGES17.COM. All information will be posted as it becomes available.

Melges Goes South — Spring Sailing In Full Force

The Melges 17, Melges C Scow and Melges MC Scow Midwinter Championships take place March 7 – March 15 with an official Zenda University course prior to each event. New boats fill the Melges Zenda Express Trailer heading to Lake Eustis, Florida. Get Ready! Spring is here! Time to gear up and think about sailing. Call Melges today at +1 (262) 275-1110 or EMAIL and make sure your 2008 Scow racing program is ready to run and win with new parts, service and accessories well in advance of the springtime rush!

©2007 J H Peterson

A Melges 17 Midwinter Night's Dream Event!

As the Midwest begins to thaw out from the brutal cold (hopefully sooner rather than later), potentially more than fifteen Melges 17s are traveling to what is going to be a dream event — the 2008 Melges 17 Midwinter Championship. Hosted by the Lake Eustis Sailing Club in Lake Eustis, Florida this fun-in-the-sun regatta is preceded by the famous Zenda University conducted by Melges Performance Sailboats, March 6th. On March 7-9 the hottest racing on the Scow circuit can be found on the challenging waters of Lake Eustis. MORE

Get Ready! Be Ready With New 2008 Melges 17 Hardware Upgrades

Melges Performance Sailboats has been hard at work making improvements to ensure your Melges 17 is faster and more enjoyable. Check out the very latest 2008 MELGES 17 HARDWARE UPGRADES (PDF) and DETAILS. Be sure to get all your authorized parts and instructions by contacting Melges by phone at +1 (262) 275-1110 or via EMAIL today!

©2007 J H Peterson


No doubt spring is coming and now is the time to plan to attend two really great events — the Easter Regatta hosted by the Carolina Yacht Club in Charleston, South Carolina, March 21-22 and the Lake Geneva Spring Regatta held on beautiful Lake Geneva, Wisconsin May 10-11. Both events ramp up the fleet with big breeze and lots of fun as they look forward to a festive events with amazing parties, fast Melges 17 racing and the very best in competition.



2008 NATIONAL RANKING. If you think that a Melges 17 regatta involves some tight competition, wait until you see the national ranking results unfold during 2008! This is always a heated battle where the winner is awarded the prestigious Larry Brand Memorial Trophy. Details are forthcoming so do stay tuned to MELGES17.COM

More Great 2008 Events Ahead For The Melges 17!

Temperatures in the south are on the rise and with the warmth comes the welcome of springtime as well as another season of awesome Melges 17 racing. The circuit is firing up, growing fast with an upcoming series of terrific venues, world class competition and big fleet racing. Mark your calendars and plan to attend these amazing events.

Easter Regatta March 21-22 Charleston, SC

Spring Regatta May 10-11 Lake Geneva, WI

Blue Water Regatta June 14-15 Crystal Lake, MI

Grand Lake Invitational Regatta June 27-29 Grand Lake, CO

Melges 17 I.L.Y.A. July 18-20 Pewaukee, WI

W.M.Y.A. Regatta August 6-9 Muskegon, MI

U.S. National Championship September 26-28 Lake Geneva, WI

Halloween Regatta October 10-11 Augusta, GA

Southeast Regional Championship November 15-16 Lake Eustis, FL

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