Melges 24 World Championship
One of the many sailing events that continue into the throes of winter is the 2016 Melges 24 World Championship.
This competition is scheduled from November 29th to 3rd December. There are a total of 92 entrants who would be competing in Miami on an ocean course. Bora Gulari is being considered as the American who might have a chance at the title this time. He is considered a stalwart of Melges 24 and he has been a Moth world champion two times, once in 2013 and another time in 2009. He also clinched the title of Rolex Yachtsman of the year in 2009. Bora also came close to winning titles in Melges 24 World Championship in 2013 as well as in 2014.
Bora and his team came together in the last minute and many were apprehensive about their performance, wondering how the team would perform as they had not had time to practice. Bora had his most recent accomplishment at Danish Worlds that was held last year. He also won the Line Honors that was held in October at Lake Geneva. (more…)