Melges 17

The newest addition to the ILYA scow family, the Melges 17 is a streamlined racer geared for speed. Designed to be sailed comfortably by a crew of two, the Melges 17 features advanced controls, an asymmetrical spinnaker, self-stepping mast, and a "supermodel" sail profile. With over 80 boats nationwide, the rapidly growing class is sure to be a favorite for father/son, husband/wife, siblings, or couples teams.

Fleet Representative 
Hans Meyer
W290 N3030 Hillcrest Road
Pewaukee, WI 53072


Length 16' 7.75"
Beam 5' 6.375"
Hull Fiberglass
Hull Wgt 300 lbs.
Crew 2

Sail Area

Main 154 sq.ft.
Jib 66 sq.ft.
Spinnaker 280 sq.ft.
Spar Carbon Fiber

Pewaukee Yacht Club Perpetual Trophy


2014 ILYA Melges 17 Class Champions
Skipper - RJ Porter
Crew - Vincent Porter
sailing from Lake Geneva Yacht Club
on "Full Throttle"

The inaugural Melges 17 ILYA Championship was held in 2007 on Pewaukee Lake, Wis.,
hosted by Pewaukee Yacht Club.

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