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Star Class News

Jane Lawrence 1922-2016

Human Interest | - Author: Family of Jane Lawrence - December 06, 2016
Jane-Elizabeth Crusoe Lawrence passed away on November 30, 2016. She was born December 24, 1922 in Hollywood CA to Walter R. Crusoe and Lydia Schaeffer Crusoe. She was a great granddaughter of Luther Reeves Wallace. Her father was...

Bill Solomons 1933-2016

Human Interest | - Author: J. Bruce Stennard, from AFLOAT Magazine - November 17, 2016
When Bill Solomons passed from our midst in September. he left the sailing world in mourning, for he was not only one of Australia's finest racing helmsmen but also a gentleman of the first rank. Those who had the privilege of...

Voting is now open for the 2016 resolutions

Announcements | - Author: Star Class Office - November 17, 2016

Helge Spehr named District 13 Secretary

Human Interest | - Author: iSC - October 31, 2016
Helge Spehr has sailed out of Segler-Vereinigung Kiel, Germany for about 45 years. He also often sails in regattas of the Kieler Yacht Club (KYC), Norddeutscher Regatta Verein (NRV, Hamburg) and VSaW (Verein Segelhaus am Wannsee, ...

Jacques Puissegur 1937 - 2016

Human Interest | - Author: Olivier Godefroy - October 20, 2016
Jacques Puissegur has left us on October 19, 2016, and a page is being turned. Besides his lovely wife Aline, Jacques had two passions. First, the STAR! Long time a Star sailor, from Algiers (Algeria) with his father in the late 4...

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 the class...

Ann Beach, Life Member 1927-2016

Human Interest | - September 28, 2016
Ann Dandridge Franklin Beach, longtime Annapolis, Maryland resident, sailor, computer pioneer, and wife of Rodney V. Beach, former head of the Key School in Annapolis, passed away on August 28, 2016, in Smithfield, Rhode Island, a...

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 capabilities ...

Richard Sands 1929 - 2016

Announcements | Human Interest | - Author: Hornell Evening Tribune - September 14, 2016
Richard Sands, 86, passed away peacefully Wednesday (Aug. 31, 2016) with family by his side following a long illness. Richard was born Nov. 18, 1929 in Auburn, NY. Growing up in Skaneateles, he developed a passion for all things s...

Donald Gray 1931 - 2016

Human Interest | - September 03, 2016
New Haven, Connecticut attorney Donald A. Gray, Jr., 84, died July 9, 2016. He was life member #61 of the Star Class. Born in Bronxville, NY, attorney Gray graduated from The Hotchkiss School, Class of 1950, and Yale University, C...

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