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Star Class News: Technical

IGC Approves WHC request for Test Event Status

Announcements Championships Western Hemisphere Technical - Author: Tom Londrigan, Jr. - January 26, 2018

2018 for 2019 Resolution Form

Announcements Technical - January 19, 2018
Submissions of Resolutions for An ISCYRA rule change are due in the Central Office by 15 June 2018.

Resolutions Passed for 2018

Technical - December 20, 2017
Read all the Resolutions passed for 2018 and the Judiciary Board's Resolution of Conflicts for Proposals #3, #4, & #6

Tank Notes on Star Boats

Technical - Author: Harry A. Hofmann - September 15, 2017
An article on the results of Star tank test that appeared in Yachting in January, 1941 SEVERAL years ago, after Pimm had provoked a revolution in the Star Class, the shape of her hull started a fountain of conjectures o...

2017 AGM Ballot Results

Announcements Technical - June 30, 2017
Ballot Results from 2017 for 2018 Resolutions

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...

Review of Electronic Equipment

Technical - Author: Brian Cramer, TAB Chairman - September 27, 2016
The TAB has been asked to review different types of electronic equipment being considered for use in Star Class racing and their compliance with the new rule 31.2.6. Part of this review is to incorporate the physical capabilities ...

Technical Advisory Board Decision on Velocitek SHIFT

Technical - Author: Brian Cramer, Chair TAB - December 24, 2014
The Technical Committee has been asked by members to review a new product by Velocitek called the SHIFT and make a decision on its compliance with Star Class rule 31.2.6. This new Velocitek device is not a GPS and does indica...

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...

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