North Sails NEWS

March 22, 2019

SUPER-CHARGED COMPETITION & HIGH PERFORMANCE SAILING

North Sails Teams Up With Melges For The 2019 World League Season

📸 Melges World League / Mauro Melandri

The European Division of the Melges World League racing season commences on March 29th. In an event that was designed to super-charge competition in the Melges 20 and 32 classes, North Sails is proud to continue our partnership for the third consecutive year. As the industry leader in one design sails, North Sails plays an active role in delivering great events for all the sailors joining the Mediterranean-based circuit.

The 2019 season consists of 10 events, spanning eight months. This opening act will feature the Melges 32 class sailing on crystal clear waters in Villasimius, Italy, a venue known for its excelling racing conditions. In 2018, both Melges 32 and Melges 20 top titles were won by North powered teams; Matteo Balestrero’s Giogi securing the Melges World League title in the Melges 32 and Filippo Pacinotti’s Brontolo placing on top of the podium of the Melges 20 European Division.

📸 Melges World League / Mauro Melandri

Through our partnership, North Sails is committed to showcasing the World League events and bringing awareness to the high-performance Melges 20 and 32 classes. Melges World League content and event news will be shared across the North Sails social media channels, whose audience is unparalleled in the sailing world. In addition to sharing event news, North Sails class experts will be on hand at each event to help sailors by delivering support and collect first-hand feedback for continued product development. The combined online visibility and on-site support guarantee an enhanced experience for competitors and all fans of one design sailing.

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📸 Melges World League / Mauro Melandri