June 2009

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Photo by Sander van der Borch
The preliminary entry list for the 2009 Star Worlds in Varberg, Sweden in August is being compiled as entries come in. The entry list with discrepancies for the Rolex Baltic Week European Championship in Kiel, Germany is posted. Entry deadline is June 15.

Lynn Fitzpatrick of World, marketing and public relations consultant for the class, has issued a call for Star photos as she researches a book for the class's 100th anniversary in 2011.

Executive Director Barbara Beigel Vosbury has written a note to members with information on entry status for class championship events.

Racing Results of May 2009
The Eastern Hemisphere Championship, sailed at Hyeres, France, brought new Silver Star champions in Peter O'Leary and Tim Goodbody. Lynn Fitzpatrick provided reports on the racing.

The 17th District Championship was sailed at Selce, Croatia and won by Marin Lovrovic Jr. and Sinisa Mikulicic. In South America,
Lars Grael and Renato Moura are the 2009 7th District Champions, sailing the event at Lake Paranoá, Brazil. The 13th District Championship was held at Muiden, The Netherlands and this year's champions are Robert Stanjek and Markus Koy.

In Italy, Brazilians Robert Scheidt and Bruno Prada showed up to win the Expert Olympic Garda, sailed at Riva del Garda. At Viareggio, Daniele and Davide Mugnaini won the PDV Fleet Championship and Roberto Righi and Davide Bortoletto won the IX Trofeo Pietro Tobino.  Walter Passegger and Martin Kropfitch drove south from Austria to win the 24th Coppa Tito Nordio in Trieste. On the western shore of Lake Garda, the Gentleman's Cup winners were Paolo Masserdotti and Massimiliano Tassini.

In Austria, the Graf Lodron Preis was won by Josef Urban and Andreas Steinkogler. Hans Spitzauer and Adolf Luzlbauer won the Pfingstregatta Max Kastinger on the Attersee.

The Dolesch Ivan Memorial, which took place in Balatonfoldvar, Hungary, was won by Arpad Litkey and Gyula Monus

In the Netherlands, the Delta Lloyd Regatta was won by Robert Scheidt and Bruno Prada. Lynn Fitzpatrick traveled north from Hyeres to Medemblik for more reports on Star racing.

At Zurich, Switzerland, the Zurcher Fruhlingspreis winners were Jurg Ryffel and Lukas Wyss. The International Swiss Championsihp went to Fritz Werner and Uli Seeberger, sailing at Rapperswil. Christoph and Daniel Christen won the Jungfrau Trophy at Thun

In France, fathers and sons ruled. The 
37th Ducs de Nemours winners were Regis and Vincent Berenguier (with Clement and Philippe Brillaud second). In Paris, Loic and Louis Eonnet won the Coupe de Printemps and in Nice, Jacques and Jean Francois Puissegur won the Filance Dance.

In Sweden, the Grand Prix 1 - Varfyren was won by Mats Johannsson and Leif Moller. In Finland, the first Grand Prix race of the season, Stickan Wikstrom, had Joni Leeve and Asko Salminen as the winners while the Grand Prix 2 - Suunto Cup was won by Stefan Winqvist and Olle Totterman,

In Germany, the Heinz Nixdorf Pokal was won by Johannes Polgar and Nils Holweg. Polgar then raced again a week later with Tim Kroger and won the Casino Cup at Bad Zwischenahn. At Hamburg, Alexander Hagen and Kai Falkental won the Erich F. Laeisz Preis and repeated the win at the Beate Uhse Gedachtnis Preis the next week.

On the USA east coast, the Oursler Regatta at St. Michaels, Maryland was won by Jock Kohlhas. At Annapolis, Maryland, Jud Smith and Stuart Delisser won the Lippincott RegattaIn New Jersey, Rick Merriman and Phil Trinter took the 51st Tomahawk Regatta on Lake Hopatcong.

In the American midwest, Peter and Dan Wright won the Tulip Tune Up Regatta and on the west coast,  Cal Race Week at Marina del Rey, California, was won by Tom Hulme, and Rod Hagebols and Conrad Brown took the honors at the Rollins Bowl in San Diego.

In Brazil
, Lars Grael and Renato Moura also won the Taca Fernandes.

Sailing with windmills at the Delta Lloyd Regatta
  Photo by Thom Touw

Johannes Babendererde and Timo Jacobs (GER)
Tom Lofstedt and Anders Ekstrom (SWE)

Photo by Sander van der Borch

Andrew Campbell and Brad Nichol (USA) , Delta Lloyd Regatta
Photo by 
Thom Touw
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