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Star Class News

USA’s National Sailing Hall of Fame Inducts Ficker and Burnham

Human Interest | - Author: NSHOF - July 11, 2016
The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) today announced the nine people who will make up its 2016 class of inductees which includes the legendary sailing champion (Star Worlds, Congressional Cup and America’s Cup) Bill Fic...

Entry Date for 2016 European Championship Extended

Announcements | - Author: Jerelyn Biehl - June 20, 2016
The Star Class IGC has approved an extension of the European Championship entry deadline for 2 weeks from June 23 until July 7. Information on the European Championship to be held July 12-17 at Warnemunde Sailing Week is at the w...

Update to Class Rules

Announcements | - Author: Class Management Committee - June 08, 2016
The recent printing of the LOG has incorporated all of the 2015 Resolutions that received the necessary number of votes to pass. Unfortunately there were two - STCR 8.3 and SPEC 5.3 that were not included in the most recent printi...

J. J. Bracony, Brazilian Star Sailor of 1948

Human Interest | - Author: Darke de Mattos - May 19, 2016
Nowadays, Stars in Rio de Janeiro waters are a flamboyant glamorous class, but it was not always so. The class owes its cradle to two characters: Joao Jose Bracony, known by his friends as JJ and the Emperor of Japan....

Class Management Committee Announcement

Announcements | - Author: Class Management Committee - May 01, 2016
The International Star Class Yacht Racing Association’s Class Management Committee (CMC) would like to announce the appointment of a new Executive Director. Effective May 1, 2016, Jon VanderMolen will assume the role of Exec...

Voting Results of 2016 Annual General Meeting

Announcements | - Author: Barbara Beigel Vosbury - April 10, 2016
The Annual General Meeting of the Membership of the ISCYRA will take place at the Coral Reef Yacht Club, Friday 8 April, 2016 in the South Side Dining Room at 1600 hours EDT. Attached please find the Resolutions that wil...

Jim Allsopp 1943-2016

Human Interest | - Author: Sailing Scuttlebutt - March 14, 2016
Sailing industry leader Jim Allsopp died after a 4 year battle with brain cancer on March 12 in Annapolis, MD. Jim was 72 years of age. Jim Allsopp was a sailing legend who has personally and professionally influenced many sailors...

Franco de Denaro 1926-2016

Human Interest | - January 20, 2016
Franco de Denaro Has Left Us. The news of the death of Franco de Denaro leaves a great void in the world of Sailing. Born in Zara in 1926, with his strong and proud personality, he lived as a great helmsman and dedicated at l...

2015 Ballot Results - Officers and Web

Announcements | - Author: Barbara Beigel-Vosbury - December 16, 2015
We've got some new International Vice Presidents! Congratulations to Tom Londrigan, Jr. and Hubert Merkelbach! We are looking forward to having you on board--more toward the back of the boat! And congratulations to Bert Collin...

Hank Rowan 1923-2015

Human Interest | - Author: Barbara Beigel Vosbury - December 15, 2015
Burlington County, New Jersey businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist Henry (Hank) M. Rowan, the man who founded an international corporation, contributed generously to numerous causes and changed the face of h...

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