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Melges Introduces World League Racing Circuit

Published on January 23rd, 2017

Zenda, WI (January 23, 2017) – Today, Melges Performance Sailboats introduced the Melges World League (MWL), a racing platform that will unite multiple Class circuits for the 2017 season. Designed to increase rivalry and enhance the overall racing experience, the League will include the Melges 20 and Melges 32 spanning the North American, European and Asian regions.

Fundamentally, the MWL will connect these Melges Classes internationally into one, all encompassing, professionally managed major league, organized and run by Melges.

Over 140 teams are expected to compete in the 2017 Melges World League representing at least 20 nations, with more than 500 sailors actively participating.

The Melges World League is the ultimate one-design competition, uniting Melges owners across the globe. The streamlined Melges 20 and Melges 32 championship system is a season-long series with global regattas hosted at the world’s most desirable venues featuring sailing’s best owner/drivers and Corinthian sailors, providing yet another layer of world-class, exciting competition.

Melges owners will engage in a competitive, unforgettable racing experience against sailors all over the world:
– Three (3) World League Divisions: North America, Europe and Asia,
– Over 140 Teams Competing,
– Battle for Division Supremacy,
– One (1) Overall Melges World League Champion.

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Source: Event Media

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