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Star Class News

July 2014 News

New Membership Database

Announcements - Author: Barbara Beigel Vosbury - July 28, 2014
I hope this email finds you well and sailing your beautiful Star! I am writing today to inform you of the new “Membership Database" that we have been working on. It is becoming more and more interactive daily. Please go...

Harry Nye Trophy Awarded to Alexander Hagen

Announcements - Author: Dierk Thomsen, ISCYRA Commodore - July 24, 2014
Since 1989 it is a tradition of our Class to award the Harry Nye Trophy to individuals who provide exceptional service to the Star Class over an extended period of time. I have the great honor to award this trophy this year t...

June 2014 News

Annual Meeting and Resolutions

Announcements - Author: Barbara Beigel Vosbury - June 07, 2014
The 2014 Annual Meeting of the International Star Class will take place at 1800 hrs on Saturday 28 June 2014. The location will be at the Fraglia Vela Malcesine. We are looking forward to your attendance. Here you will find t...

March 2014 News

Technical Advisory Board Members Announced

Announcements - Author: Brian Cramer, Chair Technical Advisory Board - March 27, 2014
The Star Class is moving forward by searching out new members that want to make a contribution. In setting up the current Technical Advisory Board, I wanted to offer an opportunity to individuals that have a technical understandin...

2014 World Championship, Important Information

Announcements - Author: Barbara Beigel Vosbury - March 14, 2014
Important Information: The Qualifications for this year are Log Plus two. To see a description of how this will be applied please read the article on our webpage, which can be found here. The IGC has voted to allow under ...

February 2014 News

Clarification on Starclass World Championship rules, STCR 29

Technical - Author: Judiciary Board - February 24, 2014
The IGC is considering the qualifications for a World Championship to be Log Plus 2. The example is a fleet that has only 5 Active Paid boats. Under the STCR 29.1 this fleet would have no qualifiers to the World Championship....

Minimum Jib Sailcloth Weight

Technical - Author: Brian Cramer, Chair Technical Advisory Board - February 14, 2014
All Star Class members have the yearly opportunity to present new rules, explain their importance and vote them into our rulebook. The year 2013 was special as a number of initiatives came from the Long Range Planning Committ...

January 2014 News

New Technical Advisory Board Chair Appointed

Announcements - Author: Barbara Beigel Vosbury - January 28, 2014
President Lars Grael has appointed Brian Cramer (WLOC) as chairman of the Technical Advisory Board of ISCYRA. Brian follows Joe Knowles as chair of this important committee and anticipates that these are no small shoes to fill.&nb...

Reflections from Outgoing President Bill Allen

Announcements - Author: Bill Allen - January 20, 2014
First of all, I'd like to take this chance to officially congratulate Lars Grael as the incoming Star Class President. Lars will be an outstanding leader and face of the class. He is a world class sailor and has outstanding cr...

September 2013 News

New America’s Cup Imperils Sailors Pursuing Speed

Technical - Author: Aaron Kuriloff, Bloomberg Businessweek - September 12, 2013
On the morning of May 9, Andrew Simpson reported to work at a former seaplane base in Alameda, California, for his job trying to win the America’s Cup. The 36-year-old professional sailor arrived around 7:30 to join tea...

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