• Pierrick Contin

    Full Throttle comes out on top

    by  • 6 October 2013 • Alan Field, Alec Cutler, altea, Andrea Pardini, Andrea Racchelli, audi, Bandit, blu moon, Bora Gulari, Brian Porter, Bruce Ayres, Cameron Miles, chris rast, Don Jesberg, Doug Wilhelm, efg bank, embarr, flavio favini, Full Throttle, Giovanni Pizzatti, Harry Melges III, Hedgehod, Inshore, Jeff Madrigali, Kim Christensen, Loren Colahan, Lounge Act, maidollis, Maitech, Melges 24, Melges 24 Europeans, Mikey, Monsoon, nathan wilmot, One Designs, Pierrick Contin, riccardo simoneschi, Rose Bud, Soffe 2, Sportsboats, Team Windhonver, Terry Hutchinson, Tetsuya Matsunaga, Three Bond, United States, US Regattas, Viva, Warwick Rooklyn, West Marine Rigging/New England Ropes, Wilco, wtf

    American Brian Porter and his Full Throttle team took fourth in the final race of the Sperry Top-Sider Melges 24 World Championship 2013 today to finally lay claim to the title he has beenread more

    Blu Moon v Full Throttle

    by  • 5 October 2013 • Alan Field, Alec Cutler, altea, Andrea Pardini, Andrea Racchelli, audi, Bandit, blu moon, Bora Gulari, Brian Porter, Bruce Ayres, Cameron Miles, chris rast, Don Jesberg, Doug Wilhelm, efg bank, embarr, flavio favini, Full Throttle, Giovanni Pizzatti, Harry Melges III, Hedgehod, Inshore, Jeff Madrigali, Justin Chisholm, Kim Christensen, Loren Colahan, Lounge Act, maidollis, Maitech, Melges 24, melges 24 world championship, Mikey, Monsoon, nathan wilmot, One Designs, Pierrick Contin, riccardo simoneschi, Rose Bud, Soffe 2, Sportsboats, Team Windhonver, Terry Hutchinson, Tetsuya Matsunaga, Three Bond, United States, US Regattas, Viva, Warwick Rooklyn, West Marine Rigging/New England Ropes, Wilco, wtf

    Day three of competition at the Sperry Top-Sider Melges 24 World Championship 2013 saw three races take place in a shifty northeasterly breeze, which ranged as low as eight knots and as high as 18read more

    Tight at the top

    by  • 4 October 2013 • Alan Field, Alec Cutler, altea, Andrea Pardini, Andrea Racchelli, audi, Bandit, blu moon, Bora Gulari, Brian Porter, Bruce Ayres, Cameron Miles, chris rast, Don Jesberg, Doug Wilhelm, efg bank, embarr, flavio favini, Full Throttle, Giovanni Pizzatti, Harry Melges III, Hedgehod, Inshore, Jeff Madrigali, Kim Christensen, Loren Colahan, Lounge Act, maidollis, Maitech, Melges 24, melges 24 world championship, Mikey, Monsoon, nathan wilmot, One Designs, Pierrick Contin, riccardo simoneschi, Rose Bud, Soffe 2, Sportsboats, Team Windhonver, Terry Hutchinson, Tetsuya Matsunaga, Three Bond, US Regattas, Viva, Warwick Rooklyn, West Marine Rigging/New England Ropes, Wilco, wtf

    Light winds at the beginning and end of the second day of the Sperry Top-Sider Melges 24 World Championship 2013 meant only two races of the scheduled three took place.read more

    Strong start for Jeff Madrigali

    by  • 3 October 2013 • Alan Field, Alec Cutler, altea, Andrea Pardini, Andrea Racchelli, audi, Bandit, blu moon, Bora Gulari, Brian Porter, Bruce Ayres, Cameron Miles, chris rast, Don Jesberg, Doug Wilhelm, efg bank, embarr, flavio favini, Full Throttle, Giovanni Pizzatti, Harry Melges III, Hedgehod, Inshore, Jeff Madrigali, Justin Chisholm, Kim Christensen, Loren Colahan, Lounge Act, maidollis, Maitech, Melges 24, melges 24 world championship, Mikey, Monsoon, nathan wilmot, One Designs, Pierrick Contin, riccardo simoneschi, Rose Bud, Soffe 2, Sportsboats, Team Windhonver, Terry Hutchinson, Tetsuya Matsunaga, Three Bond, United States, Viva, Warwick Rooklyn, West Marine Rigging/New England Ropes, Wilco, wtf

    The first day of racing at the Sperry Top-Sider Melges 24 World Championship 2013, hosted by The San Francisco Yacht Club in Belvedere, California delivered three excellent races sailed in bright sread more

    Top turn out

    by  • 18 September 2013 • 12happythoughts, ACCRU, ACHAC, Alan Field, Alec Cutler, Alex Fox, altea, American Lady, Andrea Pardini, Andrea Racchelli, Argyle Campbell, audi, Bandit, Bent Dietrich, Black Seal, blu moon, Bo Boje Pedersen, Bones, Bora Gulari, Brian Porter, Brio, Brucey Ayres, Byrr, Cameron Miles, chris rast, Curtis Jazwiecki, Dan Hauserman, Dave Bull, David Brede, David Buck, David Joyner, Derek Ratteray, Distraction, Don't Pass the Buck, Donald Jesberg, Doug Wilhelm, Duane Yoslov, Duncan Stamper, efg bank, embarr, Favini Flavio, Fernando Concha, Flygfisk, Frank A. Davenport, Full Throttle, Gallyas Marine, Giovanni Pizzatti, Glenn Klute, Gnarly Ruca, Goes to Eleven, Goose n Duck, Greg Carver, Harry Melges III, hedgehog, Hocus Pocus, Ian Collignon, Inshore, Isaac Gillette, Jeff Madrigali, Jester 4, Justin Chisholm, Kevin Clark, Kevin Nixon, Kim Christensen, Kleine Rainbow, Kristian Notto Simensen, Loren Colahan, Lounge Act, M1, Maidollis ThreeBond, Maitech, Maka'ala, Malcolm Smith, Manfred Schmiedl, Matt MacGregor, Melges 24, Michael Bond, Michael Keefe, Mikey, Monsoon, nathan wilmot, Nikita, Nothing Ventured, One Designs, oxygen, Pablo Gallyas, Paul Bennett, Paul Krak Arntson, Personal Puff, Peter Hansen, Pierrick Contin, Posse, Recidivist, Red Hot Chile, Relentless, riccardo simoneschi, Robert Harf, Rock n' Roll, Roger That, Rose Bud, Rosebud, Rusalka, Sallie Lang, Scotch Bonnet, Sheva, Sid Gorham, Smokin', Soffe 2, Sportsboats, Steven Boho, Terry Hutchinson, Tetsuya Matsunaga, The 300, Tonathiu Anda, Tony Beale, Trophy Wife, United States, upupup, US Regattas, Viva, Warwick Rooklyn, West Marine Rigging/New England Ropes, Wilco, wtf, Zenda Express, Zhenya Kirueshkin-Stepanoff

    The Sperry-Topsider Melges 24 World Championship 2013, which takes place from 30 September to 5 October at the San Francisco Yacht Club in Belvedere, California, has attracted a star-studded entryread more

    Podium finalised

    by  • 22 August 2013 • Altombord, audi, blu moon, Euro-Voiles, Flavio Flavini, Freddy, Gabriele Benussi, giogi, ICZ, Inshore, John den Engelsman, lenny, martin trcka, Matteo Balestrero, Melges 24, Melges 24 Europeans, Mr Henri, Multimedia, Netherlands, Nicola Celon, No Woman No Cry, One Designs, Peder Jahre, Pierrick Contin, riccardo simoneschi, Sportsboats, Storm Capital Sail Racing, Team Kesbeke/Sika, Tonu Toniste, Zuxu

    The total lack of wind made it impossible to sail the last race of the Magic Marine Melges 24 European Championship.read more

    Blu Moon extends

    by  • 20 August 2013 • Altombord, audi, blu moon, Euro-Voiles, Flavio Flavini, Freddy, Gabriele Benussi, giogi, ICZ, Inshore, John den Engelsman, lenny, martin trcka, Matteo Balestrero, Melges 24, Melges 24 Europeans, Mr Henri, Netherlands, Nicola Celon, No Woman No Cry, One Designs, Peder Jahre, Pierrick Contin, riccardo simoneschi, Sportsboats, Storm Capital Sail Racing, Team Kesbeke/Sika, Tonu Toniste, Zuxu

    After two days of strong winds, competitors at the Magic Marine Melges 24 European Championship today had to deal with conditions less spectacular and fun, but very complicated from a tactical poinread more

    Blu Moon in the ascent

    by  • 18 August 2013 • Altombord, audi, blu moon, Euro-Voiles, Fiona Brown, Flavio Flavini, Freddy, Gabriele Benussi, giogi, ICZ, Inshore, John den Engelsman, lenny, martin trcka, Matteo Balestrero, Melges 24, Mr Henri, Netherlands, Nicola Celon, No Woman No Cry, One Designs, Peder Jahre, Pierrick Contin, riccardo simoneschi, Sportsboats, Storm Capital Sail Racing, Team Kesbeke/Sika, Tonu Toniste, Zuxu

    The Magic Marine Melges 24 European Championship, organised by the Royal Yacht Club Hollandia in collaboration with the International Melges 24 Class Association, started with Blu Moon domread more