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Star Class News

October 2016 News

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...