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Melges 14: Evolving Singlehanded Sailing

Melges 14: Evolving Singlehanded Sailing

Melges 14 Regatta — in the massive breeze on Lake Geneva. Everyone had a blast on the water — older gentlemen, smaller kids, Olympic campaigners and national champions alike.

June 13, 2017 Demo Sail, Melges 14
Melges 14 Demo – Berlin Yacht Club, Ohio

Melges 14 Demo – Berlin Yacht Club, Ohio

Our brand new Melges 14 #615 – “DemoOne II” will be visiting the Berlin Yacht Club on Berlin Lake, Ohio on Monday, June 12th. Demo sails begin at 5:30 pm and finish at dusk.

June 4, 2017 Demo Sail, Melges 14
The New 2017 Sunfish Colors

The New 2017 Sunfish Colors

2017 Sunfish by LaserPerformance Ready for a new Sunfish? Here they are! The 2017 hull is available in two colors, red and blue. The 2017 sails are available in six recreational sails patterns and white race sail. A Sailing Icon This is one of sailing’s best known brands and designs. […]

April 10, 2017 Laser Performance, Sunfish
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