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Melges 32 Deck Layout

Mainsheet System

The lightweight Carbo block mainsheet system features a 6:1 gross-tune with 18:1 fine-tune. Both the gross- and fine-tune sheets are led to swivel bases with cam cleats, allowing them to be worked from both sides of the boat by the skipper or trimmer.

 

 

Jib System

Small Boat pinstop jib leads have a spring-loaded pinstop for quick, easy car adjustment to fit sheeting leads. Sheets are led to the leeward winch and are easily cross-sheeted to windward using the 75 mm Carbo Ratchamatic® cheek block.

 

 

Backstay

A combination of 57 mm Black Magic® blocks and 40 mm Carbo blocks creates a powerful 16:1 backstay. The system is simple to rig and led to both sides of the cockpit so it’s easily adjusted from either rail.

 

 

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Class History

The Melges 32 is the next generation of fast and exciting sport boats from Melges Performance Sailboats. Following the same successful path of the Melges 24, the 32 is easy to trailer, rig and launch. “We wanted the boats to be race-ready right from the factory, a “just add water” approach to the racing market,” says Andy Burdick, Vice President of Melges Performance Sailboats. The Melges 32 has expanded into Europe and is swiftly becoming one of the hottest One-Designs in the world.

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Boat Specifications

Length: 31 ft 10 in (9.7 m)
Beam: 9 ft 10 in (3 m)
Draft: 7 ft (2.1 m)
Weight: 3, 755 lb (1712 kg)
Main: 445 sq ft (41.3 sq m)
Jib (105%): 254 sq ft (23.5 sq m)
Asymmetrical 1A Code vmg: 1,113 sq ft (103 sq m)
Asymmetrical Code 2A runner: 1,302 sq ft (120.9 sq m)
Assymetrical Code 0 Reacher: 774 sq. ft (71.9 sq m)