August 2006

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Campionato d'Estate winners
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Anders Ekström and Frederik Lööf
District 5 Champions
Photo by Rick Burgess

Coming Up
2006 European Championship is Aug 6-12, 2006 at Neustadt/Holstein, Germany, to be sailed as part of the Rolex Baltic Week. The entry list shows 90 boats from 24 countries.

The 2006 World Championship is the end of September (Sept. 27 - Oct. 8) , at San Francisco, USA. Entry deadline is Sept. 1. The current entry list is as of July 28.

District Championship Results
Seven District Championships were sailed during July. The earliest, the District 2 Championship, was won by John MacCausland/Shane Zwingelberg. New Californians Fredrik L
ööf/Anders Ekström took the District 5 Championship, and Hans Fogh/David Caesar won the District 12 Championship. On the American Gulf Coast, John Dane and Austin Sperry won the District 3 Championship and in the northeast of the USA . the 2006 1st District Champions are William Swigart/Carroll McCallum. Mats Johansson and Leif Moller are the 10th District winners and Michael Koch/Carsten Witt are the District 13 Champions.

July European Results
In Portugal, Hamish Pepper and Carl Williams won the Star Class at the Cascais International Sailing Week. In Switzerland Flavio Marazzi and Etienne Huter won the Swiss Grand Prix 3 Urnersee Trophy Brunnen and then Marazzi sailed with Anouk Augsburger to win the Rostige Kanne Swiss Grand Prix 4. In Holland, Guus Wierman, sailing with Geysen/Staartjes, won the International Loosdrechtweek Star class. In Austria, Andreas Denk/Thomas Mueller won the Silber Star
and in Finland, Joni Leeve and Asko Salminen won the Helsinki Regatta, Finnish Grand Prix 4. In Italy, Xaviar Rohart/Pascal Rambeau won the XXV Trofeo Gianni Lillia, Giampiero Poggi and Giovanni Stilo won the Trofeo Bracciano, and Roberto Righi/Davide Mugnaini won the Campionato d'Estate at Viareggio.

Competitors at the LOC fleet qualifier
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July North American Results
On the west coast, in Vancouver, Brian Huse/Killam won the English Bay Kitsilano Invitational. At Santa Barbara, California, Paul Cayard returned to the class to win the Lipton Cup with Austin Sperry. In the midwest, class president Bill Allen and Brad Lichter won the Wilmette Harbor Race Weekend. In Toronto, Brain Cramer and Steve Cutting won the LOC Fleet Qualifier.

Competitors at the District 3 Championship
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Upcoming Events

Update your District's calendar
District 21 2006 Alpine Bank Dillon Open 08/04/2006 - 08/06/2006
District 12 Sunapee Open 08/05/2006 - 08/06/2006
District 15 Copa Costa Esmeralda
08/05/2006 - 08/06/2006
District 18 2006 Alejandro Sisti Cup  08/05/2006
District 1 New England Masters' Regatta 08/19/2006 - 08/20/2006

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