Neo 570c
Bari-based Neo Yachts has followed the success of the 400 and 350 with its most audacious reach yet for the edge of the racer cruiser envelope. The Carkeek designed Neo 570c is targeting the performance of a modern TP52 with the comforts of a cruising design.

Some family

Bill Goggins and Dave Decker talk life, sailing and scow boats with three generations of the Melges family

Bill Goggins: You guys do a lot of different sports – iceboating, ski racing, motorcross, duck shooting… In terms of preparation is there a common thread?

Harry Melges III: Whatever the sport, make sure your equipment is ready to go. So if it’s skis proper tuning and waxing. On a boat a well-polished hull, good sails and being comfortable with your tune. After that it’s a lot of practice time to get your confidence level up to a point where you’re confident that you can win.

Buddy Melges: And your technical preparation has a big effect on your ‘head’.

Harry Melges IV: Yeh, just keep doing the important stuff over and over again and perfect what you’re doing.

Bill Goggins: When you are competing against other people your age, what gives you that ‘edge’?

Harry Melges IV: Well, I like to think that I feel the boat better than other people. I can always predict what the boat’s going to do using the angle of heel and stuff… But I’m still working on that! It’s getting a lot better, though.

We invite you to read on and find out for yourself why Seahorse is the most highly-rated source in the world for anyone who is serious about their racing.

To read on simply SIGN up NOW
Take advantage of our very best subscription offer or order a single copy of this issue of Seahorse.

Online at: and use the code SH2COY19

Or via email:

Or for iPad simply download the Seahorse App at the iTunes store