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December 2016 News

2016 Christmas Regatta - Trophy Jacques Puissegur


Regatta Reports ISCYRA District 9 - Author: Jean-Gabriel Charton - December 31, 2016
From the 28th to the 30th December 2016, 47 crews were gathered in Nice to compete during the traditional Christmas Regatta. This impressive participation is a record for this event and made it the biggest event of the Star Class ...

Eight Bells: Herbert Hild, Life Member


Human Interest - Author: Storm Trysail Club - December 26, 2016
Herbert A. Hild, winning yachtsman, sailmaker and family man, dies at 88. He passed away peacefully at his home in Rye, NY on December 11, 2016. Herb was born on August 10, 1928 in City Island, NY, where he grew up in the vib...

Electronic equipment which meets rule 31.2.6


Announcements - Author: Technical Advisory Board Members - December 18, 2016
The Technical Advisory Board has been asked to clarify what electronic equipment can be used in Star Class racing while satisfying rule 31.2.6. Considering the interest of the Class to contain the cost of Star sailing, the intent ...

2016 Ballot Results


Announcements - Author: Robert T. Flower Chairman, Balloting Committee - December 14, 2016
Thank you for taking the time to vote on the important issues in front of our Class. The results of the voting are now posted. Resolution #3 DOES NOT PASS, all other Resolutions have passed (two thirds majority required for a reso...

Four time Olympic Gold Medalist: Paul Elvstrom 1928-2016


Announcements - December 07, 2016
The Star Class is saddened to hear today about the passing of Danish Sailing Team (Sejlerlandsholdet) Olympic legend Paul Elvstrom at the age of 88. Elvstrom was a 2 x Star World Champion (1966 & 1967) as well as the winner of...

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...

November 2016 News

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

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...

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