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The boats are splashed and the bomb is about to drop in Miami as a massive gathering of Melges 24s are on hand in South Florida for the 19th running of the World Championship. Five days of racing are planned starting Tuesday, November 29 and ending on Saturday, December 3. Already teams have enjoyed a couple of nice preparatory days of sailing, practicing and fine tuning their racing machines.
Truth of the matter is there is something of interest here for everyone. From a fully-fledged squadron of youth-based teams and aspiring junior sailors, to a multitude of women drivers and crew; from what is predicted to be a knock-down drag out amongst the fleets best all-amateur teams, to watching some of the biggest and brightest rock stars of the sailing industry duke it out for what is one of the most coveted titles in the world, one thing is for sure, there is not a moment to be missed.
There are many ways to keep up with all that is happening in Miami:
Follow the racing every day by checking out live tracking of the Melges 24 Worlds here.
Make sure you have LIKED the Official Facebook for the event: 2016 Melges 24 World Championship. Also, LIKE the International Melges 24 Class, and the U.S. Melges 24 Class. These channels are loaded full of photos, daily interviews, video highlights and race updates from the course as the days unfold.
Those are the big ones. But, there are more ways to keep your finger on the pulse of the Melges 24 Worlds. You can also find the event and updates via Twitter, Flickr, Instagram and YouTube as well as the Classes websites: melges24.com and usmelges24.com.
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November 28th, 2016