MELGES 24 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of MELGES 24. Built by Melges Performance Sailboats and designed by Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design, the boat was first built in 1993. It has a hull type of Lifting Keel and LOA is 7.32. Its sail area/displacement ratio 32.13. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by OB, runs on undefined.

MELGES 24 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about MELGES 24 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:7.32 m / 24.02 ft
Rigging Type:Fractional Sloop
Hull Type:Lifting Keel
S.A. (reported):27.03 m2 / 290.95 ft2
Draft (max):1.52 m / 4.99 ft
Displacement:794 kg / 1750.47 lbs
Ballast:295 kg / 650.36 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Designers:Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design
LWL:6.71 m / 22.01 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:7.26
Capsize Screening Formula:2.72

Rig And Sail Specs

I:8.49 m / 27.85 ft
S.A. Fore:8.81 m / 28.90 ft
E:3.79 m / 12.43 ft
S.A. Fore:10.28 m2 / 110.65 ft2
S.A. Main:16.71 m2 / 179.86 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)27 m2 / 290.63 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank



Builders:Melges Performance Sailboats
Designers:Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design


Who designed the MELGES 24?

MELGES 24 was designed by Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design.

Who builds MELGES 24?

MELGES 24 is built by Melges Performance Sailboats.

When was MELGES 24 first built?

MELGES 24 was first built in 1993.

How long is MELGES 24?

MELGES 24 is 6.71 m in length.

What is mast height on MELGES 24?

MELGES 24 has a mast height of 8.81 m.

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