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Melges 32


The Melges 32 class is part of North Sails global CSD (class sail development ) program which targets the top one design yachts racing around the world and dedicates North Sails staff and resources to developing and designing the best
sails to give you the edge that you need and the power to perform.

As of January 1, 2012 all sailmakers are required to attach a Sail Royalty Button (SRB) to EVERY Melges 32 sail manufactured.
All Sail Royalty Buttons can be purchased via Melges USA ONLY. All SRB orders will need to be paid for at the time of placing an order. SRB cost is $88 per sail and is NOT included in the sail price.

MELGES 32 Main Sails



FEATURES:

» 2 Full Battens, 3 Carbon Leech Battens
» Choice of colored sail numbers and draft stripes (blue, green, red, and black) 
» Cuben Fiber spreader patches
» Cuben Fiber reinforced head, clew and tack patches
» North Sails sail ties 
» High quality North Sails mainsail roll bag 
» Leech telltales
» Spreader & vision windows
» Velcro clew strap
» Internal Batten pockets for smoother tacks and gybes
» IRC Certificate

MNC-2 Mainsail;
3DL 800 Carbon 12600 DPI


Using the same winning mold from 2011 we have modified the L
uff Curve slightly to complement our updated tuning guide.



MNi-1 3Di Mainsail 

3Di 870i 12600 DPI

Original sail developed by North Sails in New Zealand for the 2011 Worlds winning boat, Goombay Smash.
The sail has gone through

a small modification to smooth out the mold and is now our CSD Main.

 


MELGES 32 HEADSAILS


All Melges 32 Headsails are equipped with the following:
 
FEATURES:

» RBS Performance Battens 
» Choice of colored draft stripes 
» North Sails “Turtle” bags for immediate flaking and headsail changes 
» Custom luff tape for Melges 32 headfoil 
» Spectra Leech and Foot Cords 
» Leech telltales
» 1 Full length top batten
» 2 Carbon leech battens
» Telltale windows in luff of jib 
» Stainless clew and tack rings 
» Kevlar reinforced head, clew and tack patches for durability

MELGES 32 LIGHT HEADSAILS


LC-5 105% Light Headsail
3DL 800 Carbon 10850 DPI

Powerful light jib to reflect the Newport RI 2012 Worlds venue with a revised geometry to optimize the 2012 batten location rule change.

Li-1 105% Light Headsail
3Di 870 10850 DPI

This sail was developed by North Sails for the 2011 Worlds winning boat, Goombay Smash.

 

MELGES 32 MEDIUM HEADSAIL

I = 40.86
J = 10.7

Mi-2 105% Medium Headsail
3Di 870i 14700 DPI

Proven versatile sail used on most of the top boats in the 2011 Worlds. Has had a slight lower luff curve modification to expand the helmsman’s groove.





MELGES 32 MEDIUM/HEAVY HEADSAIL

I = 40.86
J = 10.7


MHi-1 105% Medium/Heavy Headsail
3Di 870i 16800 DPI

To be used in a windy venue inventory. Reduced lower girths and pushed out top girth to promote twist in the upper wind speed ranges TWS18+.
This is a direct 3Di development from the MH-2 used successfully in the San Francisco Worlds.





MELGES 32 HEAVY HEADSAIL

I = 40.86
J = 10.7

Hi-1 #4 Headsail
3Di 780i 19600 DPI

Proven in Europe throughout 2011 Optimally sized for the upper wind range of class one design racing. TWS23+. (This will replace the 3DL HC-3 and HD-1
)




MELGES 32 SPINNAKERS

All Melges 32 Spinnakers are equipped with the following:

FEATURES:
» Choice of color and design – Preview colors/ designs using Color Me Fast
» Application of custom graphics (graphics require additional cost) 
» Sail numbers not included (per class rule)
» Belly Patches for retrieval line (standard belly patch location unless change location requested with the order.)
» Reinforced head, clew and tack patches


A3-2
Sail Area - 1,346 sq feet


Max sized sail to be used throughout the wind-range, works well in the bow up mode (13+ TWS)

Cloth Choices:
» AirX 650

» Contender Dynakote

Note: numbers/graphics will not stick to Dynakote sail cloth.


A3-3
Sail Area - 1,346 sq feet

Full sized sail with a rounder entry than A3-2 (7-11 TWS). This was the workhorse sail for Goombay Smash at the 2011 Worlds.

Per Andersson design

Cloth Choices:
» AirX 650 

» Contender Dynakote

Note: numbers/graphics will not stick to Dynakote sail cloth.






A2.5-2
Sail Area - 1,329 sq feet

Slightly reduced sized sail that has proven incredibly versatile. Works through the wind range, best above 9 TWS.

Dave Hirsch design

Cloth Choices:
» AirX 650

» Contender Dynakote

A2-1
Sail Area - 1,302 sq feet

Cloth Choices:
»
AirX 650 
» Contender Dynakote

Note:
numbers/graphics will not stick to Dynakote sail cloth.

Our smallest sail that was the original AP spinnaker. Can be used in the 5-9 TWS and also in the bow up plane to pass 18+TWS.


* Melges 32 Class Rule allow for 2 spinnakers to be carried on the boat while racing. North Sails recommends the A3-2 and A2.5-2 as the primary spinnakers to be used for One Design Racing.
 
Please contact the Melges 32 Experts or your local North Loft or Agent for additional information and questions about our products. 

Click here to see our Tuning Guide website and Melges 32 tuning guide

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