Miami Melges 24 Midwinter Event Reaches Double Digit Entries

Miami Melges 24 Midwinter Event Reaches Double Digit Entries

Calling all Melges 24 owners and racers! The U.S. Melges 24 Class hopes that you can attend the Melges 24 Winter Training and Tune-Up event in Miami on January 19-21, 2018. This is going to be the not to miss event of the year from a competition and training standpoint. Fourteen teams are already signed up!

Get all the Training and Tuning Event Details here: https://www.yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eID=4508
Current Entry List: https://www.yachtscoring.com/event_scratch_sheet.cfm?eID=4508

We are going to have tracker, live footage including on water video but also drone. A number of companies have agreed to provide on water in race coaching as well as daily am debriefs using both drone and tracker footage. We are in talks with Past M24 World Champion Chris Rast to lead the coaching of the event.

This is a regatta but really a place where we can get all boats going well. The real goal is to attempt to get more of the Corinthian / local type boats to make it down to get better and feel more comfortable in the boat.  his is a pilot program to where if we can execute properly it can be both expanded but also replicated in other areas, events and countries. We have the best boat around and its time to help make it grow from a participation standpoint.

We are arranging affordable storage in Miami as well as affordable transport back in forth, to St Pete, Charleston as well as Victoria courtesy of Billy Goldsberry One Design, Mike Floyd from Atlantic and others.

Affordable housing is all over Coconut Grove this time of year; we have a two bedroom room at the Residence Inn for $275 a night including parking and breakfast which is a short walk to Shake A Leg.

We (the class and people spearheading this) hope you can attend this groundbreaking event. If you have any questions shoot them our way!

Travis Weisleder, USA-848, Lucky Dog Racing
2018-2020 USMCA President

Randy Draftz, Event Chair
Regatta Management


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