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Star Class News

June 2016 News

Update to Class Rules

Announcements | - Author: Class Management Committee - June 08, 2016
The recent printing of the LOG has incorporated all of the 2015 Resolutions that received the necessary number of votes to pass. Unfortunately there were two - STCR 8.3 and SPEC 5.3 that were not included in the most recent printi...

May 2016 News

J. J. Bracony, Brazilian Star Sailor of 1948

Human Interest | - Author: Darke de Mattos - May 19, 2016
Nowadays, Stars in Rio de Janeiro waters are a flamboyant glamorous class, but it was not always so. The class owes its cradle to two characters: Joao Jose Bracony, known by his friends as JJ and the Emperor of Japan....

Class Management Committee Announcement

Announcements | - Author: Class Management Committee - May 01, 2016
The International Star Class Yacht Racing Association’s Class Management Committee (CMC) would like to announce the appointment of a new Executive Director. Effective May 1, 2016, Jon VanderMolen will assume the role of Exec...

April 2016 News

Voting Results of 2016 Annual General Meeting

Announcements | - Author: Barbara Beigel Vosbury - April 10, 2016
The Annual General Meeting of the Membership of the ISCYRA will take place at the Coral Reef Yacht Club, Friday 8 April, 2016 in the South Side Dining Room at 1600 hours EDT. Attached please find the Resolutions that wil...

March 2016 News

Jim Allsopp 1943-2016

Human Interest | - Author: Sailing Scuttlebutt - March 14, 2016
Sailing industry leader Jim Allsopp died after a 4 year battle with brain cancer on March 12 in Annapolis, MD. Jim was 72 years of age. Jim Allsopp was a sailing legend who has personally and professionally influenced many sailors...

January 2016 News

Franco de Denaro 1926-2016

Human Interest | - January 20, 2016
Franco de Denaro Has Left Us. The news of the death of Franco de Denaro leaves a great void in the world of Sailing. Born in Zara in 1926, with his strong and proud personality, he lived as a great helmsman and dedicated at l...

December 2015 News

2015 Ballot Results - Officers and Web

Announcements | - Author: Barbara Beigel-Vosbury - December 16, 2015
We've got some new International Vice Presidents! Congratulations to Tom Londrigan, Jr. and Hubert Merkelbach! We are looking forward to having you on board--more toward the back of the boat! And congratulations to Bert Collin...

Hank Rowan 1923-2015

Human Interest | - Author: Barbara Beigel Vosbury - December 15, 2015
Burlington County, New Jersey businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist Henry (Hank) M. Rowan, the man who founded an international corporation, contributed generously to numerous causes and changed the face of h...

November 2015 News

2016 for 2017 Resolution Form

Announcements | - Author: Barbara Beigel Vosbury - November 25, 2015
This is a quick reminder that the deadline for submitting a Resolution for an ISCYRA rule change is due in the Central Office by 10 December 2015. Resolutions submitted on time will be dispersed to the Class Management Committee, ...

Giovanni Grimani 1939 - 2015

Human Interest | - Author: Rizieri Ianni - November 22, 2015
Today I’m very sad, Giovanni, our friend Govanni Grimani passed away, we grew old together, since 1976 when I met Giovanni for first time on Bracciano Lake with his beautiful Star and became a very brotherly friendship. We s...

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