Melges 20

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In September 2007 Melges confirmed that Melges Performance Sailboats will release a 20-foot keel boat named Melges 20. The release is a group effort as the boat has been designed by Reichel Pugh Yacht Design and Melges Performance Sailboats/Melges USA.

The Melges 20 is a one-design class sailboat with a lifting keel and is designed for racing in November 2012 the class was recognised by the World Sailing allowing recognised World Championships to be held.

World Championships[edit]

Year
Gold Silver Bronze
2013 USA
52 Boats
 John TAYLOR (USA)
 Bill HARDESTY (USA)
 Joey MELLO (USA)
2014 Garda ITA
57 Boats
 John KILROY (USA)
 Paul Goodison (GBR)
 Jeff Reynolds (USA)
 Achille ONORATO (ITA)
 Malcolm Page (AUS)
 Stefano CIAMPALINI (ITA)
 Guido MIANI (ITA)
 Gabriele BENUSSI (ITA)
 Massimo GHERARDUCCI (ITA)
2015 Tiburon  John Kilroy (USA)
 Bill HARDESTY (USA)
 Jeff Reynolds (USA)
 Cesar Gomes Neto (BRA)  Liam Kilroy (USA)
2016 Scarlino ITA  Michael Illbruck (GER)
 John Kostecki (USA)
 Federico Michetti (ITA)
 Drew Freides (USA)  Krzysztof Krempec (POL)
2017 Newport USA
38 Boats
 Drew Freides (USA)
 Morgan Reeser (USA)
 Charlie Smythe (USA)
 Vladimir Prosikhin (RUS)  John Kilroy (USA)

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