Melges 14 Southern Championship

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All smiles at the first annual Melges 14 Southern Championship. Georgia’s beautiful Lake Lanier was the ideal destination, providing sailors of all ages a huge variety of conditions this weekend, October 28 – 29, 2017.

After five consistent finishes, Jackson Walker (Lac LaBelle) took the title. Dan McGraw (Lake Lanier) earned second place winning two out of five races. Roger Counihan (Lake Lanier) finished third. Joshua Landers (Privateer YC) and Regatta Chair Travis Maier (Lake Lanier) rounded out the top five.

Up Next: Melges 14 Midwinters and US Nationals. Learn more and request a charter now.


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Come sail the Melges 14 with us at the upcoming Melges 14 Midwinters or U.S. Nationals. New boats and regatta charters are available.


Built by Melges Performance Sailboats and designed by Reichel/Pugh, the Melges 14 is a modern singlehanded one-design made for one or two people. With its large and open transom, there’s never a need to bail. The carbon mast and boom complement its flexible sail plan with three rigs: Gold, Blue and Red. With boats in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa, the Melges 14 is becoming a one-design fleet for the masses. Sailors can order a custom Melges 14 dolly, easily car top it or tow it behind any vehicle. It’s a perfect beach boat, family sailboat or a one-design racing platform. It’s speed, quality, durability, comfort and fun wrapped into one dynamic sailing package. Learn more about the Melges 14 at Melges14.com or try one out by contacting the Melges Team at bit.ly/M14Demo.


For more than 70 years, Melges has proudly delivered superior-built scows and sportboats around the world and now offers the Melges IC37 Class, Melges 14 and Melges 40. Melges Performance Sailboats provides continuous customer service and product support unlike anyone else. When you buy a Melges, you’re getting more than a boat – You’re getting a team. For more information about Melges Performance Sailboats, visit melges.com.


On the news story:

Hannah Noll hannah@melges.com (262) 275-1110

On new boats, demos, and regatta charters:

Andy Burdick andy@melges.com (262) 275-1110

Eddie Cox eddie@melges.com (262) 275-1110

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Photos by Melges Performance Sailboats / Hannah Lee Noll

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