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Melges 14 Demo Sails – Norfolk, VA

Melges 14 Demo Sails – Norfolk, VA

Try the Exciting New Melges 14 in Norfolk, Virginia Our demo Melges 14 #538 – “DemoOne” is now available for test sails. At this time the M-14 DemoOne is on the southern end of Chesapeake Bay in Norfolk, Virginia. Guinness Book of World Records record-holding sailor, Rob Suhay, is our […]

March 28, 2017 Demo Sail, Melges 14
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
2017 Melges 14 Tour

2017 Melges 14 Tour

​INTRODUCING THE MELGES 14 TOUR ZENDA, Wisc. (March 14, 2017) — Melges Performance Sailboats just announced the Melges 14 Tour, a national series of try-it-out demo days and regattas. The Melges Team will be hitting the road with a trailer full of Melges 14s so anyone can test sail the new boat. […]

March 15, 2017 Demo Sail, Melges 14
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
Melges 14 – 3 Rig Options Now Available

Melges 14 – 3 Rig Options Now Available

There is now a Melges 14 rig for every sailor! See our product page for more information about the M14. Contact us with questions or to order your boat:

January 27, 2017 Melges 14, Uncategorized
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
Dynamic Dollies Preventative Maintenance Tips

Dynamic Dollies Preventative Maintenance Tips

We recently got an email from our friends at Dynamic Dollies and Racks. They offered great advice that we thought we would pass along: Maintenance Tips The transition to fall means that we are entering the off season for many sailors and boating enthusiasts. Dinghies are being stored for the […]

November 22, 2016 Uncategorized
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
The Rebirth of the Banshee – Part One

The Rebirth of the Banshee – Part One

 The Hull In the back of our boat yard there is a yellow hull that seemed doomed. Doomed because once a dinghy hull becomes separated from its rig, sails, lines, and blades its future is very dim. Even the ubiquitous Sunfish is disheartening to save if a hull is all you have. […]

November 15, 2016 Hull Repair, Uncategorized
Melges 14 Demo Sail at Youngstown, NY

Melges 14 Demo Sail at Youngstown, NY

Shoreline Sailboats Schedules Melges 14 Demo Sail. Possibly the last chance for Western New York sailors to test the incomparable Melges 14 in 2016! SPECIAL FALL PRICING IN EFFECT UNTIL OCTOBER 15, 2016 – Contact Shoreline Sailboats for details. Location: Youngstown Yacht Club, Youngstown, NY Date: Sunday, October 9, 2016 Time: […]

October 4, 2016 Demo Sail, Melges 14, Uncategorized