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Coral Reef Sailing Apparel Named Official Apparel Provider For Charleston Melges 24 Nationals

22 August 2008

Coral Reef Sailing Apparel (CRSA) has been selected as the official provider of event apparel for the 2008 Melges 24 U.S. National Championship. Official U.S. Melges 24 Class Association and National Championship clothing can be purchased from Coral Reef Sailing Apparel's Website now, or at their mobile retail store which will be located at the Charleston Yacht Club throughout the event. The store features Gill technical gear including a full line of mid-layers, jackets, quick dry shorts, hikers and sunglasses.

CRSA's President George Cannon says, "The Nationals are a great opportunity for Coral Reef to support the Melges 24 class. Melges 24 sailors demand the best and we are happy to provide it." 2008 Melges 24 U.S. National Championship regatta Co-Chair Reggie Fairchild says, "Coral Reef sells high quality products and provides top notch service. We're are very excited to have them as part of the event."

Purchase Online Today so that your crew has everything they need to be competitive well in advance!

Forty Melges 24s have officially signed up to compete at the 2008 U.S. National Championship on September 18-21, hosted by the Charleston Yacht Club in beautiful Charleston, S.C. As many as 50 to 60 teams are expected to attend. The deadline for registration is September 4.

Register Online today!

CALLING ALL COMPETITORS
The Notice of Race (NOR) is now available at the Official 2008 Melges 24 U.S. National Championship Event Web site. Download a copy today and process your entries online via the same web portal. A wealth of information is posted including a current list of entries, regatta documents and much, much more. There is also a related blog at M24charleston.wordpress.com. For future announcements, stay tuned to this as well as the official site of the U.S. Melges 24 Class Association and, the International Melges 24 Class Association (IMCA).

The 2008 Melges 24 U.S. National Championship hosted by the Charleston Yacht Club on September 18-21 is sponsored by Ocean Sailing Academy, Yacht Scoring, Charleston City Marina, Cre843, ASB Flower Design, Coral Reef Sailing Apparel and the U.S. Melges 24 Class Association.

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The Melges 24 is designed by Reichel Pugh and considered the most unique one design sportboat in the world as well as one of the fastest-growing classes of high performance yachts. For more information visit the U.S. Melges 24 Class Association (USMCA) and the International Melges 24 Class Association (IMCA) on the web.