The New Melges 20 is Set to Hit Australian Shores
29 September 2008
As published by yachtandboat.com.au
The past eighteen months has seen the phenomenal success of the Reichel/Pugh designed Melges 24 in Australia. This massive International One Design class is growing rapidly throughout the world. Australia is now part of the International circuit, has it’s own National Association, National Titles and is in line to host the prestigious Melges 24 World Titles.
It’s big brother the Reichel/Pugh designed Melges 32 has secured its place as the future of One Design Grand Prix racing. It incorporates leading technology including the retractable CRO outboard system behind the keel and the VARA rudder system with a rudder blade that is retractable. This superior design offers intense ultra high performance racing and is also growing in numbers as more Australians experience them in action.
Now, about to arrive in Australia is the newly released Reichel/Pugh design extraordinary Melges 20. This Sportboat provides an economical, sophisticated sailing experience in a sexy boat with beautiful lines. This boat will appeal to a full range of talents and skill levels – young and old, guru to novice, the Melges 20 is easy to rig, launch and a pure joy to sail. Comfortably accommodating 2-4 crew, with no winches, no hiking, no weight limit this boat is also designed to encourage sail training, youth, female and Corinthian participation. It processes a simplicity that will exceed expectation, yet maintain a very high standard of performance that Melges owners have grown used to.
With the Melges 20 just released throughout the world now is the time to get in ground floor and grow with the class. Once you’ve had the “Melges 20 Experience” you’ll want to experience all the Melges designs.
For additional information about the Melges 20 visit melges20.com
Be quick to secure your Melges 20, the first shipment is due to arrive late 2008, Australian distributors Northshore Yachts / Melges Asia Pacific are accepting fully refundable deposits of $3000.00 dollars to secure a boat.
Email Melges Asia Pacific for further information on the Melges range or call 02 4322 6958 / 0417 200 804