2017 North American Championship

September 5 - 10, 2017
Eastern Yacht Club

2017 European Championship

October 24 - 29, 2017
Yacht Club Sanremo

2017 South American Championship

November 23 - 27, 2017
Club N√°utico Olivos

European Championship


July 19, 2017 | Announcements Championships
Registration open, Notice of Race posted

Racine 79th Anniversary Year awards


July 19, 2017 | Author: Tony Herrmann | Human Interest
Racine YC is presenting Wednesday night special awards to Star sailors

EIVIND MELLEBY (NOR) AND JOSHUA REVKIN (USA) World Champions


July 08, 2017 | Author: Rachele Vitello - SSL |
WINNERS OF THE 2017 STAR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Elvstrom Trophy presented at 2017 Star Worlds


July 03, 2017 |
Gift from Paul Elvstrom to the Star Class.

2017 AGM Ballot Results


June 30, 2017 | Announcements Technical
Ballot Results from 2017 for 2018 Resolutions

2018 Fixtures List


June 30, 2017 | Championships

European Championship


Announcements Championships - July 19, 2017
Registration open, Notice of Race posted

2017 AGM Ballot Results


Announcements Technical - June 30, 2017
Ballot Results from 2017 for 2018 Resolutions

2017 Star World Championship


Announcements Championships - May 15, 2017
Two weeks are left for sailors to register.

Notice of Annual Meeting


Announcements - May 10, 2017
The Annual Meeting of the ISCYRA will take place at 1800 hours on 30 June 2017 in Troense, Denmark.

IGC Approves Rule Change for 2017 Racing Season


Announcements - Author: Jon Vandermolen - April 19, 2017
The IGC has passed a new proposal regarding Blue Star events to take effect for the 2017 racing season:

2017 for 2018 Resolution Form


Announcements - Author: Jon Vandermolen, Executive Director - February 23, 2017
The deadline for submitting a Resolution for an ISCYRA rule change is due in the Central Office by 30 March 2017. Resolutions submitted on time will be dispersed to the Class Management Committee, the Judiciary Boar...

European Championship


Announcements Championships - July 19, 2017
Registration open, Notice of Race posted

2018 Fixtures List


Championships - June 30, 2017

2017 Star Vintage Gold Cup


Championships - June 23, 2017
Sail Classic Stars on Gull Lake

2017 Star World Championship


Announcements Championships - May 15, 2017
Two weeks are left for sailors to register.

Racine 79th Anniversary Year awards


Human Interest - Author: Tony Herrmann - July 19, 2017
Racine YC is presenting Wednesday night special awards to Star sailors

Danish Hero - Paul Elvstrom


Human Interest - Author: SSL - June 29, 2017
Celebrating 50 years since he won the Star Worlds

William P. (Bill) Ficker 1927-2017


Human Interest - Author: Stephen A Van Dyck - Sailing Scuttlebutt - March 14, 2017
William P. (Bill) Ficker quietly sailed his last voyage alone at age 89 on March 13, 2017. Bill was a “tall” man, in structure, stature, professional life, and in the yachting world. He was a real yachts...

Florus R. “Skip” Black 1944-2014


Human Interest - March 08, 2017
With a lifelong love for baseball and a passion for yacht racing, Florus “Skip” Black III was a man of routine who loved to laugh. He enjoyed things like westerns and watching the Tigers, and he was also a Fr...

Richard Slayter 1931-2016


Human Interest - Author: L Austell Slayter - January 05, 2017
Richard Melvin, “Dick”, Slayter, is remembered by his family and friends as a man who impacted countless lives in countless ways. Richard was the only child of Henry Sands and Enid Reese Slayter. Originally f...

Eight Bells: Herbert Hild, Life Member


Human Interest - Author: Storm Trysail Club - December 26, 2016
Herbert A. Hild, winning yachtsman, sailmaker and family man, dies at 88. He passed away peacefully at his home in Rye, NY on December 11, 2016. Herb was born on August 10, 1928 in City Island, NY, where he grew up ...

Star European Winter Circuit ev. 3/4


Regatta Reports - March 05, 2017
The ciruit 3rd leg kicked off in Monaco friday 03/03 on a course shared with the resident Melges 20 fleet. Two races were sailed under beaufort 3-4 conditions form East. On saturday, very strong winds forced the RC to g...

2017 Levin Memorial


Regatta Reports ISCYRA District 20 - Author: Paul Cayard - February 13, 2017
Three races were held Saturday on Biscayne Bay for the Star class. A relatively large fleet of 33 boats were on the race track this morning ready to take on the mild easterly winds. I am sailing with my son Danny this we...

2016 Christmas Regatta - Trophy Jacques Puissegur


Regatta Reports ISCYRA District 9 - Author: Jean-Gabriel Charton - December 31, 2016
From the 28th to the 30th December 2016, 47 crews were gathered in Nice to compete during the traditional Christmas Regatta. This impressive participation is a record for this event and made it the biggest event of the S...

2017 AGM Ballot Results


Announcements Technical - June 30, 2017
Ballot Results from 2017 for 2018 Resolutions

Reply to Scuttlebutt on Demise of Fleet Racing


Technical - Author: Larry Whipple - October 07, 2016
I am responding to the article regarding the demise of fleet racing (#4682).To start, I am a star boat sailor of 51 years. The class was started in 1911 and organized in 1922. I have sailed 24 world championships in...

Review of Electronic Equipment


Technical - Author: Brian Cramer, TAB Chairman - September 27, 2016
The TAB has been asked to review different types of electronic equipment being considered for use in Star Class racing and their compliance with the new rule 31.2.6. Part of this review is to incorporate the physical cap...

Technical Advisory Board Decision on Velocitek SHIFT


Technical - Author: Brian Cramer, Chair TAB - December 24, 2014
The Technical Committee has been asked by members to review a new product by Velocitek called the SHIFT and make a decision on its compliance with Star Class rule 31.2.6. This new Velocitek device is not a GPS and d...

Clarification on Starclass World Championship rules, STCR 29


Technical - Author: Judiciary Board - February 24, 2014
The IGC is considering the qualifications for a World Championship to be Log Plus 2. The example is a fleet that has only 5 Active Paid boats. Under the STCR 29.1 this fleet would have no qualifiers to the World Cha...

Minimum Jib Sailcloth Weight


Technical - Author: Brian Cramer, Chair Technical Advisory Board - February 14, 2014
All Star Class members have the yearly opportunity to present new rules, explain their importance and vote them into our rulebook. The year 2013 was special as a number of initiatives came from the Long Range Planni...