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European Vintage Star Regatta

August 18 - 19, 2018



Zurcher Yacht Club    
Lake Zurich


Contact : Christoph Kempermann


The Zürcher Yacht Club (ZYC) on Lake Zurich, Switzerland, hosts the „Old Fashion Race“, an annual classic boat race every August together with the local Oldtime Boat Club (OBCZ). There is a long tradition of Starboat racing on the lake since 1946, and of competitive boat building like Portier (ex Portier & Suter) and Steinmayer.

ZYC offers an own class rating for wooden starboats and supports a gathering of theses classics with great enthousiam.

Come to Zurich on August 18 and 19!

Entitled for participation are all boats with wooden hulls built to ISCYRA specifications

For the first time in Europe, vintage starboats meet for racing on August 18 and 19 at Zurich Yacht Club, on the occasion of the Old Fashion Race together with the Oldtime Boat Club Zurichsee. Boats have entered from 4 nations already, and more participants are highly welcome! Traditional and modernised boats are eligible alike, hulls must be built from wood to star class specifications. The unique setting of a floating boathouse, looking out on the swiss alps, provides a sociable atmosphere before and after races.