New partnership between Melges Europe and North Sails

17 March 2010


The tested collaboration between the leader sailmaker in the world and the prestigious shipyard - born in the United States by Harry Melges’ experience with North Sails – carries out today into a new technical and commercial partnership aimed at further improving the performance and service to Customer class Audi Melges 20.

Through water baptism took place in 2008 at the presence of Melges Europe CEO Federico Michetti and the sailmaker and professional sailor Daniele Cassinari of the North Sails Team, the Audi Melges 20 has at once shown the excellent synergy between both companies on technology level, synergy that is now reinforced through a new commercial partnership.

On the one hand all the boats signed Audi Melges 20 can rely on technological innovation of the North Sails products (like Square top mainsail America's Cup model, characterized by a large sail area); on the other hand, North Sails’ Clients can make use of the experience and technical strength of sailors as Federico Michetti (Melges 24 World Champion) and his Team.

The Top Management of the companies show great satisfaction: "Thanks to the partnership between Melges Europe and North Sails, which will be officially presented at the next Tune-up of 20-21 March to Malcesine (Lake Garda), we want to offer more services to our Customers and ensure a high professional level. "