M24*USA – USM24CA Newsletter 2021 – EVol. 3, Issue 2

U.S. Melges 24 Class Association Newsletter

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The 2021 U.S. Melges 24 National Championship happens September 17-19, hosted by the Crescent Sail Yacht Club in Detroit, MI (Grosse Pointe Farms, MI). The National Championship always aims to be one of the biggest events of year, and 2021 is going to ROCK with two big parties/dinners and three days of racing — get ready to have a blast!
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Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 Estonian Lenny takes the overall and Corinthian victory in Riva

Tõnu Tõniste’s Lenny EST790 – Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 – Event 2 Riva del Garda, Italy – ©IM24CA/ZGN/Barracuda Communication
July 25, 2021 – Riva del Garda, Italy – The second event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021, considered also Act 4 of the Italian Melges24Tour 2021, finished in Riva del Garda today, where two final races were held to constitute the series of nine. Garda played tricks, showing both the usual face and presenting also tricky conditions for the Melges 24 fleet of eighteen teams from nine countries. Three days of racing and three different leaders, where Estonian Tõnu Tõniste’s team on Lenny managed to climb to the top on final day, taking overall and Corinthian victory. Italian Paolo Brescia’s Melgina follows second and the podium is completed by German Peter Karrie’s Nefeli.

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Old friend repurposed

1. Two friends together in service at RNLI Seahouses

 2. T117 on the beach in Wales,
her RNLI number still visible,
but RNLI logos removed !

3. Tallus tractor repurposed

The modified
ex Ramsey carriage now carrying
passengers instead of
a Mersey Lifeboat !

Images 2 & 3 thanks to
Stephen “Teeny” Lowe


Look where our old Talus Tractor is now (used to launch and recover our former Mersey Class Lifeboat ON1173 RNLB 12-16 Grace Darling) (also now for sale at the RNLI All Weather Lifeboat Centre, Poole).

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