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Star Class News

July 2016 News

John M. MacCausland 1933 - 2016

Human Interest | - Author: John MacCausland - July 25, 2016
John M. MacCausland, known to most of the Star community as Big Mac, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2016. Big Mac was more than just a Star sailor. It has been said that, "Big Mac was the Star Class." He was passionate about it...

Nice Star Fleet Honors Their City’s Tragedy

Announcements | - Author: Jean-François Puissegur - July 18, 2016
As you may know the Nice Star fleet had been deeply touched by the terrorist attack in front of the "Baie des Anges". Nobody was killed in the star fleet but we all know somebody who lost a children, a mother, a wife, a friend&hel...

2020 Olympics by Tom Londrigan

Announcements | - Author: Tom Londrigan - July 14, 2016
In November 2016, the World Sailing Council and Committees will review the 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition and provide feedback on possible changes to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.   In February 2017, a special World S...

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...