IC37 lands in Europe

“Putting the power back in the hands of the Corinthian sailor...”

MELGES IC37 Overview


Introducing "ICY" the Melges IC37 from Mark Mills.
This mid-sized, all rounder is highly capable in class racing, IRC, ORCi and ORR and has an awful lot to offer the discerning racer.

The thought process for the IC37 was always to put the power back into the hands of the owner, on a platform that offers that big boat feel, but with a design that is easy to maintain and doesn't require huge owner and crew input, particularly financially.
The IC37 fills a substantial gap in the market for those sailors that are looking for fun, fast sailing, with potent rating performance and most importantly ease of use…………. Welcome to the IC37 by Melges.

In her first two seasons ICY has achieved a huge amount of success, with Cowes Week class victory overall, as well as sister ships winning under ORCi and ORR in the USA.
The One Design class also goes from strength to strength and ICY is available considerably below new build costs, with the benefit of two keel design options, including new, reduced chord and lighter bulb setup, suited to handicap racing.

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  • Beam 3.65m
  • LOA 11.3m
  • Draft 2.6m
  • Standard Sail Area 2093.6 ft² 194.5 m²

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Specification

  • Base Price £269,500 ex VAT, ex works
  • Maximum Beam 3.65m
  • LOA 11.3m
  • Draft 2.6m
  • Displacement 3450kg
  • Rig Southern Spars
  • Standard Sail Area 2093.6 ft² 194.5 m²

The Melges IC37 Class has been developed to redefine the joy of racing for Corinthian owners and crews. The class and the boat were synergistically designed with the goal of a level playing field where a successful performance is based on skill and teamwork rather than a leg up in financial resources or expertise in tuning. It is the “Joy of Racing Reimagined.”
Working from the NYYC’s concept and the potent Mark Mills design, the Melges IC37 Class is looking to build on this foundation by bringing regattas to the European, and specifically the UK, stage

UK Racing

Building on the success that the IC37 has achieved on the International stage, we believe the Melges IC37 is a great prospect for UK Yacht Racing. Built and designed as a properly capable yacht, to tackle all conditions, she has proven herself under IRC, whilst also having a strong One Design following overseas. At 37 feet, she is manageable without a small army of crew, yet has the modern race boat performance that sailors and owners know and love.

Whether its round the cans racing or short offshore regattas you are focussed on the, IC37 offers a balanced approach to big boat racing, with an important eye on cost control, which in today’s world is essential.

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Our ultimate goal is to see a fleet of IC37’s grow in the UK and around Europe and offer owners some truly exciting racing, on a big boat format.

The joy of the IC37 is that the boat has the flexibility of both class and handicap racing, making it ideal for the UK market. With the standard RORC events, in addition to the established invitational events, an owner has a plethora of racing options ahead of them. Ancasta Race Boats, Melges Performance Sailboats, and fellow IC37 owners will make the international IC37 community one of the most sought-after circuits on the sailing scene.

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Sam Pearson

Sam Pearson

Melges Brand Manager

Sam said that when the opportunity came up with Ancasta to represent Melges Performance Sailboats and their extremely impressive IC37 design, he immediately recognised the potential.

“It feels like the UK and Ireland market is eager to reignite One Design sailing again and with strict class rules, a seriously impressive machine and an established class that has a primary focus on putting the power back in the hands of Corinthian owners...  It became an unbelievably exciting opportunity. The fact they are also built in the UK, is just icing on the cake.”

Email: IC37@ancasta.com
Tel: +447759 424 900