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Story Contributors: Giulio Desiderato, Maurice O’Connell

LET’S TALK MELGES 24

Upwind Trim with Special Guest Mike Buckley

Melges 24 World Champion Maurice “Prof” O’Connell (North Sails Ireland) hosts Melges 24 experts John Bowden (North Sails USA), Giulio Desiderato (North Sail Italy) and special guest Mike Buckley (“Monsoon” tactician and Stars & Stripes CEO) to talk how about how to make the Melges 24 go FAST upwind across the wind range.

3:30 – Upwind roles on the Melges 24
9:15 – Light air upwind trim on the Melges 24
23:12 – Medium air upwind trim on the Melges 24
44:45 – Heavy air upwind trim on the Melges 24

More on Melges 24.

Story Contributors

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Giulio Desiderato

One Design Expert — Carasco, Italy

Giulio ha iniziato a lavorare per NS nel 2015. Laureato in Economia e Commercio Giulio ha gareggiato per diversi anni in 470 partecipando a 3 campagne Olimpiche, vincendo due volte il titolo italiano ed andando a podio altre 3 volte....

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Maurice O’Connell

One Design Expert, Sail Expert — Myrtleville, Ireland

Dublin, Ireland Maurice "Prof" O'Connell is a man of many talents who can be found helming an Offshore Race Boat in the RORC Caribbean 600 or sailing a Mirror Dinghy in Cork Harbor with his children. “Prof” as he is...

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