The 2001 Melges world championship has been re-scheduled for January 2002

The 2001 Melges 24 World Championship, originally planned for November in Fort Lauderdale, will now be run as a 10-race series within within Terra Nova Trading / Yachting Key West Race Week from 21-25 January 2002.

With a total of 60 Melges at last year’s Terra Nova Trading / Yachting Key West Race Week, the chances of a bumper entry at the world championship next January, is looking more and more likely.

“The Melges 24 fleet always brings exciting racing and enthusiastic competitors to Key West,” said Event Director Peter Craig. “A world championship adds logistical and manpower challenges, but we want this to succeed and are committed to working with the class to make this a memorable event.”

The Notice of Race for the Melges 24 World Championship will be available by mid October at and