The Melges 17 is one of the latest additions to the Melges Performance Sailboats family. Built to handle a crew of two comfortably and competitively, the M17 incorporates many innovative concepts. North Sails has been involved with the Melges 17 class since its inception.

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Mainsails

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Melges 17 AP+ Mainsail

With the high speeds that are attained on the Melges 17, our mainsail has a flat profile with super light carbon/kevlar material. The Melges 17 Mainsail features a high aspect roach for more sail area and 5 full length adjustable RBS battens for the ultimate in stability and performance. This sail has similar traits to that of windsurfing sail where...

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Headsails

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Melges 17 AP+ Jib

The most important quality in considering the Melges 17 jib is durability while maintaining elements of speed. The Melges 17 jib has the optimum mix of a long life span while delivering the desired performance to really make the Melges 17 go. Designed to provide the most height while maintaining boat speed, the Melges 17 jib also lives up the...

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Spinnakers

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Melges 17 Asymmetric Spinnaker

In Melges 17 racing, every second counts when it comes to hoisting, dousing and gibing the spinnaker. The best feature about our Melges 17 spinnaker is the silicone based Dynalite fabric that is used in its construction. This slippery material allows for huge time savings while hoisting, dousing and gybing, simply a must if you want to survive in the...

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Melges 17 Class Experts

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Andy Burdick

Zenda, Wisconsin
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Harry Melges

Zenda, Wisconsin
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Jim Gluek

Zenda, Wisconsin
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