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Melges 14 U.S. National Championship Results

Melges 14 U.S. National Championship Results

First Ever Melges 14 U.S. National Championship: Tight Racing and Tons of Smiles LAKE GENEVA, Wis. (June 17, 2018) – Harry Melges IV earned the first Melges 14 US National Championship title, beating out the fleet of 36 boats at the Lake Geneva Yacht Club. After nine races, Melges beat […]

June 19, 2018 Melges 14, Regatta, Sailing News
Harry Melges IV Dominates M14 Midwinters

Harry Melges IV Dominates M14 Midwinters

Sarasota, FL. (March 4, 2018) – Taking his grandfather’s advice, Harry Melges IV started first and increased his lead — and ultimately won the Melges 14 Midwinter Championship. Adam Ankers of Privateer Yacht Club (Chattanooga, TN) sailed a consistent series to finish second while Daniel Thielman from Corinthian Yacht Club […]

March 5, 2018 Melges 14, Sailing News
America’s Cup Endeavor O’pen

America’s Cup Endeavor O’pen

 America’s Cup Endeavor O’pen The 35th America’s Cup match is now set between Emirates Team New Zealand who will challenge Oracle Team USA. While the Challenger and Defender Teams are preparing themselves for the ultimate sailing contest, 32 youngsters representing 10 countries, are also in Bermuda to be part of […]

Woodworth Wins First Melges 14 Midwinter Championship

Woodworth Wins First Melges 14 Midwinter Championship

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 19, 2017) – Congratulations to Matthew Woodworth, the winner of the Melges 14 Midwinter Championship. Charlie Buckingham placed second overall and Mitchell Rogers took third. In the first sanctioned regatta for the Melges 14s, Woodworth held a commanding lead throughout and took home the very first Melges […]

March 22, 2017 Melges 14, Sailing News
1978 Sonar Restoration by Shumway Marine

1978 Sonar Restoration by Shumway Marine

Late last fall we sold a 1978 Sonar to Skip Shumway of Shumway Marine. The boat was in pretty tough shape. The blue gel coat had faded to a chalky hue. The black anodized mast had rubbed through to the bare aluminum. The rudder and keel were both a mess in […]

February 24, 2017 Hull Repair, Projects, Sailing News, Sold
Melges 14 Mid-Atlantic Regatta & Demo

Melges 14 Mid-Atlantic Regatta & Demo

Friends and Owners alike: Please join Melges Performance Sailboats and Norfolk Yacht and Country Club April 22 and 23, 2017 for the Melges 14 Mid-Atlantic Regatta and Demo.

February 18, 2017 Demo Sail, Melges 14, Sailing News
Melges Sailing: Rabbit Ears Logo History

Melges Sailing: Rabbit Ears Logo History

Cuppy Goes, head of Goes Lithography created one of the most recognized sailing logos in 1965. This is the story of the Melges “rabbit ears”.

February 17, 2017 Educational, Melges 14, Sailing News
Musto Mudrats sailing a UFO in Nyantic CT

UFO Foiling Sailboat Production Update

Time to get excited! Here’ a list of UFO’s updates, improvements, cleanups from Dave Clark, president of Fulcrum Speedworks LLC.

February 8, 2017 Sailing News, UFO Foiler
Get a Free Melges 14 Sticker

Get a Free Melges 14 Sticker

Help us get the word out! Get a Free Melges 14 sailing sticker for your bumper, back window, cabin window, transom, or wherever you want. Send us your mailing address and we’ll send you a free five-inch diameter Melges 14 sticker in red or yellow — no strings attached!

November 27, 2016 Melges 14, Sailing News
Melges 14 Midwinters at Sarasota

Melges 14 Midwinters at Sarasota

Melges 14 Midwinter Championship March 17 – 19, 2017 Sarasota Sailing Squadron Sarasota, Florida The Regatta In March Sarasota Sailing Squadron will play host to the first annual Melges 14 Midwinters fleet. With at least 25 boats on the line, the racing on Sarasota Bay is shaping up to be the […]

November 18, 2016 Melges 14, Sailing News
Dave Birch, a Laser Pico, and the English Channel

Dave Birch, a Laser Pico, and the English Channel

Dave Birch will raise money for hospice. He will do so by sailing across the English Channel on his Laser Pico. “The Pico was an easy choice. The simplicity of it’s set up and ease of handling.” ~ Dave Birch

February 28, 2016 Laser Pico, Sailing News
University of Rochester Sailing Team Fundraiser

University of Rochester Sailing Team Fundraiser

Getting Ready for Boats! The University of Rochester Sailing Team has recently received a very generous donation from UR alum, Tom Schwartz, to purchase a fleet of 6 new Club 420s (See our post regarding the selling off of URSC’s existing FJ fleet.) The team is expecting boats to arrive by mid-April. […]

February 20, 2016 Sailing News