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The 2017 MELGES24 NorAm Tour delivers top-level championship regattas at North America’s most popular sailing venues. The US Nationals, NorAm Championship, and Canadian Nationals comprise the three stages of the Tour.


Stage 1

US Nationals

Charleston, SC  April 7-9

As had been the case with early maritime battles, the fleet is tested by the complex current of Charleston Harbor. After each day of fantastic sailing beautiful, historic Charleston entertains teams with fine Low Country cuisine and a strong music scene.

Stage 2

Diversified NorAm Championship

Cascade Locks, OR  July 19-22



It was all smiles (and adrenaline) at the 2017 Diversified MELGES24 NorAm (North American) Championship. Mother nature generously delivered a banner week of warm and sunny planing conditions to an international fleet of MELGES24 sailors. Thanks to the river’s natural elevator the beats were trimmed and the runs extended for maximum enjoyment, which is typical for the Columbia River Gorge, one of the world’s top destinations for big-wind junkies

Stage 3

Canadian Nationals

Toronto, ON  Sept 21-24


September delivers great seasonal wind to this fresh water venue between the Midwest and the Atlantic seaboard. After each day of racing on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario the fleet will be treated to fine dining and entertainment in a dynamic metropolis of soaring skyscrapers.