2017 European Championship

October 24 - 29, 2017
Yacht Club Sanremo

2017 South American Championship

November 23 - 27, 2017
Club Náutico Olivos

2018 Star World Championship

October 5 - 15, 2018
Tred Avon Yacht Club

2018 Star Winter Series


August 14, 2017 | Announcements
Dates for the Star Winter Series

Garda Winter Series


October 17, 2017 | Announcements
Sail Lake Garda in Peschiera

Sune Carlsson Awarded Harry Nye Trophy


October 11, 2017 | Author: Anders Högland | Human Interest
Sune Carlsson is a very devoted starboat sailor and a member of ISCYRA since 1950. He has served the Star class in many ways – successfully participating in countless championships, designing and building starboats...

Buddy Melges Gold Star Race Night


October 06, 2017 | Author: Paul Tobias & Tony Hermann | Human Interest ISCYRA District 4
Buddy Melges, two time Gold Star World Champion in 1978 & 1979, joined us for Racine Star fleet’s final Wednesday night race 9/13/17  of the season to celebrate 79 years of Star sailing out of Racine Yacht...

Augie Diaz (USA) and Bruno Prada (BRA) Win 2017 North Americans


September 18, 2017 | Author: Laurie Fullerton | Championships Championship
The 2016 Star World Champion team of Augie Diaz (USA) and Bruno Prada (BRA) added another notch on their collective belt by winning the 2017 Star North American Championship in Marblehead on Sept. 10 after building up a ...

Tank Notes on Star Boats


September 15, 2017 | Author: Harry A. Hofmann | Technical
An article on the results of Star tank test that appeared in Yachting in January, 1941 SEVERAL years ago, after Pimm had provoked a revolution in the Star Class, the shape of her hull started a fountain of con...

2018 Star Winter Series


Announcements - August 14, 2017
Dates for the Star Winter Series

Garda Winter Series


Announcements - October 17, 2017
Sail Lake Garda in Peschiera

Fall Sailing in New England! —Star NA Deadline approaching, Tuneup Regatta Reg Link posted


Announcements Championships - Author: Stephen Braverman - August 11, 2017
NAs in Marblehead, MA Sep 5-10.  Tune-up in Winthrop, Sep 2 & 3.

Durward Knowles to Celebrate 100th Birthday


Announcements Human Interest ISCYRA District 20 - July 26, 2017
The countdown has begun for Sir Durward Knowles 100th Birthday on November 2.

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

Augie Diaz (USA) and Bruno Prada (BRA) Win 2017 North Americans


Championships Championship - Author: Laurie Fullerton - September 18, 2017
The 2016 Star World Champion team of Augie Diaz (USA) and Bruno Prada (BRA) added another notch on their collective belt by winning the 2017 Star North American Championship in Marblehead on Sept. 10 after building up a ...

Games Begin at Star North Americans


Championships Championship - Author: Photo courtesy of Double Shot Studios - September 08, 2017
In a class with such tradition, with competition at a spectacular venue, day one of the 2017 Star North American Championship began just as it should have. Two races began on time and were completed with course legs bet...

Fall Sailing in New England! —Star NA Deadline approaching, Tuneup Regatta Reg Link posted


Announcements Championships - Author: Stephen Braverman - August 11, 2017
NAs in Marblehead, MA Sep 5-10.  Tune-up in Winthrop, Sep 2 & 3.

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

Sune Carlsson Awarded Harry Nye Trophy


Human Interest - Author: Anders Högland - October 11, 2017
Sune Carlsson is a very devoted starboat sailor and a member of ISCYRA since 1950. He has served the Star class in many ways – successfully participating in countless championships, designing and building starboats...

Buddy Melges Gold Star Race Night


Human Interest ISCYRA District 4 - Author: Paul Tobias & Tony Hermann - October 06, 2017
Buddy Melges, two time Gold Star World Champion in 1978 & 1979, joined us for Racine Star fleet’s final Wednesday night race 9/13/17  of the season to celebrate 79 years of Star sailing out of Racine Yacht...

Durward Knowles to Celebrate 100th Birthday


Announcements Human Interest ISCYRA District 20 - July 26, 2017
The countdown has begun for Sir Durward Knowles 100th Birthday on November 2.

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...

Star Class First District Marshall Brown Secretary’s Cup Report


Regatta Reports ISCYRA District 1 - Author: Stephen Braverman - September 05, 2017
Star Class First District Marshall Brown Secretary's Cup Report by Stephen Braverman, BH Fleet Captain & Regatta Chair With Stars headed to the Northeast to Marblehead for the 2017 Star North Americans next wee...

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...

Tank Notes on Star Boats


Technical - Author: Harry A. Hofmann - September 15, 2017
An article on the results of Star tank test that appeared in Yachting in January, 1941 SEVERAL years ago, after Pimm had provoked a revolution in the Star Class, the shape of her hull started a fountain of con...

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...