Tag: Melges 40

  • Melges 40 Grand Prix Announces 2018 Finals in Lanzarote

    Melges 40 Grand Prix Announces 2018 Finals in Lanzarote

    The Melges 40 Class is proud to announce that the final event and location for the 2018 Grand Prix circuit will be Calero Marinas | Marina Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain. Marina Lanzarote and the onsite Calero Marinas Shipyard, conveniently situated in the island’s capital, Arrecife, will serve as the teams’ logistics headquarters as they prepare […]

  • Alessandro Rombelli Captures big Melges 40 Grand Prix Win at Copa del Rey

    Alessandro Rombelli Captures big Melges 40 Grand Prix Win at Copa del Rey

    After eleven races, Alessandro Rombelli’s STIG with Francesco Bruni as tactician, and crew members Daniele Fiaschi, Luca Faravelli, Iztok Knafelc, Pietro Mantovani, Pierluigi De Felice, and Giorgio, and Martino Tortarolo are 2018 Copa del Rey Mapfre Champions! Rombelli started the day five points ahead of Yukihiro Ishida’s SIKON (Manu Weiller, tactician), and as he has […]

  • Rombelli Rallies to the front at Copa del Rey Mapfre

    Rombelli Rallies to the front at Copa del Rey Mapfre

    Three more races were successfully added to the scoreboard in Palma de Mallorca today at the third event of the Melges 40 Grand Prix circuit, held in conjunction with Copa del Rey Mapfre 2018 hosted by Real Club Nautico de Palma. Moving up in the standings by leaps and bounds is Alessandro Rombelli’s STIG (Francesco […]

  • Copa del Rey Mapfre ushers in third 2018 Melges 40 Grand Prix event

    Copa del Rey Mapfre ushers in third 2018 Melges 40 Grand Prix event

    Melges 40 Grand Prix competition and rivalry picks up this weekend where it left off last in Porto Cervo to conduct the third event of the circuit, and for the very first time, participate as a guest of Copa del Rey Mapfre 2018, hosted by Real Club Nautico de Palma. After the first event at […]

  • Goransson Wins 2018 One Ocean Melges 40 Grand Prix

    Goransson Wins 2018 One Ocean Melges 40 Grand Prix

    Porto Cervo has revealed Richard Goransson and his incredible INGA FROM SWEDEN team as 2018 One Ocean Melges 40 Grand Prix Champions. As proven earlier in the season with wins in Palma, Goransson and his team – tactician Cameron Appleton and crew members Giovanni Cassinari, Federico Michetti, Marco Carpinello, Christian Kamp, Nicola Pilastro, Alex Sinclair […]

  • 2018 Melges 40 Grand Prix Starts at PalmaVela

    2018 Melges 40 Grand Prix Starts at PalmaVela

    Beginning on Thursday May 3, the spring appointment of the 2018 Melges 40 Grand Prix kicks off at PalmaVela, hosted by Real Club Nautico de Palma. It marks the start of a long season of regattas for Melges’ largest and best one-design racing sailboat. As always, the Melges 40 Grand Prix guarantees a big show. […]

  • Palma Plays Host to Final Melges 40 Grand Prix Event of the 2017 Season

    Palma Plays Host to Final Melges 40 Grand Prix Event of the 2017 Season

    The prestigious waters of Palma de Mallorca, Spain will act as center stage for final Melges 40 Grand Prix showdown of 2017 (14 November 2017 / Palma de Mallorca, Spain) – Hosted by Real Club Nautico de Palma, the Melges 40 fleet is set, ready and fully prepared to race the final event of what […]

  • Alessandro Rombelli wins absolute First Melges 40 Grand Prix in Costa Smeralda

    Alessandro Rombelli wins absolute First Melges 40 Grand Prix in Costa Smeralda

    STIG, helmed by Alessandro Rombelli crowned Champion of Melges 40 Grand Prix, the new benchmark in one-design racing. The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda has officially concluded the first Melges 40 Grand Prix event on the 2017 circuit, featuring the largest keelboat produced by Melges Performance Sailboats. The interest level throughout the yacht racing world regarding […]

  • First Melges 40 grand prix gets underway

    First Melges 40 grand prix gets underway

    The Melges 40 – the largest and most powerful keelboat ever produced by Melges Performance Sailboats will debut in Porto Cervo, Italy at the 2017 Melges 40 Grand Prix starting tomorrow. As event organizer, Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) will baptize the field of competitors racing the new 40-foot carbon, canting keel sailboat designed by […]