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Introducing The 2009 Melges 32 Great Lakes Gold Cup Series

27 April 2009

The International Melges 32 Class Association is proud to announce the creation of the 2009 Melges 32 Great Lakes Gold Cup Championship Series. Three great events, three super chances to race your heart out on the Melges 32 during the summer months. 

Once you've completed competition at the 2009 Melges 32 East Coast Championship (ECC) on May 15-17, here is another way to keep the momentum going and your team sharp as a tack in the Northeast area and across the Midwest. There is still plenty of time to get your entry in and the summer racing season in gear and start with the ECC hosted by the American Yacht Club in Rye, New York.

EVENT NO. 1 : 2009 SPERRY TOP-SIDER CHICAGO NOOD
Chicago, Illinois USA
Sailing World Magazine's famous Chicago NOOD Regatta kicks-off on June 19-21, hosted by the Chicago Yacht Club. The sixth event of ten for the NOOD series jump starts the Midwest racing season.
Download A NOR (Notice Of Race)
Online Registration

EVENT NO. 2 : 2009 GREAT LAKES CHAMPIONSHIP
Harbor Springs, Michigan USA
The very first Melges 32 Great Lakes Championship will be held on July 31-August 1 and hosted by the Little Traverse Yacht Club in Harbor Springs, Michigan. This fantastic venue has held more than it's share of prestigious events, now it looks forward to welcoming one of the fastest growing fleets of one design yachts — the Melges 32!
Stay close to the Little Traverse Yacht Club Web Site as more information will be posted shortly.

EVENT NO. 3 : 2009 VERVE CUP OFFSHORE REGATTA
Chicago, Illinois USA
The Verve Cup Offshore Regatta is one of the largest sailing events held in the U.S.A. In 2009, the U.S. Melges 32 fleet will attendance as it has selected this event as the final stage of the Great Lakes Gold Cup Championship Series. Plan to attend this event!
Visit the Official Event Web Site for the 2009 Verve Cup Offshore Regatta

Stay close to the official web site and blog for the Melges 32 as more announcements and reports will be forthcoming.


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