Kick off the 2015 Season at the Brown Star!

2013 Star World Championship at San Diego Yacht Club

After a long winter and Holiday season, it is now time to shake off the rust at the Brown Star. San Diego Bay Star Fleet (SDB) is hosting the annual Brown Star the weekend of February 7th and 8th. This is a two-day Star clinic with instructions from some of the best Star sailors in our class. There will be on-land and on-water instructions on how to properly setup your Star and sail trim for varying conditions. In addition to the instructions, let’s not forget lots of sailing with multiple races for both days. To register for the Brown Star, visit San Diego Yacht Club’s Brown Star Event page.

2014 Lipton Cup / D5 Green Star Championship

Santa Barbara Yacht ClubSanta Barbara is one of the best sailing venues in our district. Once again, Santa Barbara Yacht Club will be hosting the Lipton Cup and our Green Star District Championship on the weekend of August 9th and 10th. It is a dual regatta with seasoned Star Sailors and new Star Sailors. This is a perfect opportunity to introduce junior sailors and new sailors to our Star Class.

Please note:

  • All competitors must be members of the Star Class. Junior membership is only $25 (must be 25 years of age and under). Join or renew your class membership here.
  • Register online early and let SBYC know if you need accommodation or not. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MOMENT.

2014 Lipton Cup / Green Star D5 Championship Registration

52nd Annual Rollins Bowl This Weekend

We can always count on great competition and excellent hosts at the Rollins Bowl this weekend. Deadline for registration is 16:30 today. All regatta documentation along with online registration link are here: http://sdyc.org/race/calendar/events/2031/

Currently Registered Competitors:

Chuck Driscoll Jim Oberg 8162 SDYC
Mark Butler John Rudderham Francesca SDYC
Eric Doyle Payson Infelise 8323 SDYC
Mike Dorgan Matt Dorgan TBD SDYC
Ben Mitchell Myles Pritchard 8082 SDYC
Scott Mason Peter Kinney 8189 NHYC
Jacqueline Campbell Andrew Campbell 8209 SDYC
George Szabo Craig Moss 8320 SDYC
Isao Toyama Donald Massey 7741 SDYC
Kyle Henehan Jeremy Davidson Pog Mo Thoin MBYC

The Stars Have Been Invited to the Spring Invitational Regatta

Hosted by CYC, the Stars have been invited to the 2014 Spring Invitational Regatta. The Stars will be one of twelve classes racing the weekend of April 12th and 13th in Santa Monica Bay. For a list of all regatta documents, please follow this link to CYC’s Spring Invitational Regatta web page.

Congratulations to 2014 SCYA Midwinter Regatta Winners

Light wind to no wind and fog were only a few challenges to the Stars that competed in the 2014 SCYA 85th Annual Midwinter Regatta hosted by CYC. Congratulations goes to Scott Mason and crew, Peter Kenny on winning the Borzage Trophy. Congratulations also goes to Ben Mitchell and Craig Moss for coming in second and Mark Butler and John Rudderham for coming in third.

2014-SCYA-Midwinter-Star-Results

Spring Invitational Ane-Design Regatta Added to District 5 Schedule

Hosted by CYC on April 12th , 13th, the Spring Invitational One-Design Regatta has been added to our District Schedule. For a complete list of our District 5 regattas, please bookmark this link.

85th Annual SCYA Midwinters – Excellent Turnout

85th Annual MidWinter Regatta85th Annual SCYA Midwinter Regatta expecting to have an excellent turnout. Here are the list of Star teams competing at the host club, CYC, along with four other classes; J109, J80, Vipers, and Martin 242.

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Kick off the Season with Reynolds, Strube, Szabo at SDYC Brown Star

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Even if you have been sailing the Star for years, you don’t want to miss this Star Clinic with three of the best in our Star Class! Here is the agenda for the weekend starting on Friday the 31st through Sunday February 2nd.

Friday
  • Starts with a 6 pm chat in the Jessop Room on tuning/rigging, and sail trim through the wind ranges
Saturday
  • 8 am individual rigging and tuning review in the boat yard as needed
  • 9 am boatyard discussion of boat handling
  • Noon – short course racing behind the jetty to work on boat handling. On-the-water coaching
  • 6 pm or sooner, dinner in the Spinnaker Room , video review and critique of the day’s sailing, followed by a discussion of tactics, and anything else that seems important.
Sunday
  • 8 am individual rigging and tuning review in the boat yard as needed
  • Noon – Longer races to focus on boat speed. On-the-water coaching

Online registration is available at http://www.sdyc.org/brownstar.

NOR is available at http://sdyc.org/uploads/documents/2014/brownstar_nor.pdf

For additional questions please contact Mark Butler at 619-992-6131,or by email at markbutler@san.rr.com

John MacCausland & Phil Trinter Wins 2013 Star Worlds in San Diego

John MacCausland and Phil Trinter Photo by Marc Rouiller

After 6 days of sailing in tough San Diego conditions John MacCausland and Phil Trinter wins the 2013 Star World Championship. Full regatta report with video highlights is available on the Star class website.

George Szabo and Craige Moss Wins 2013 Rollins Bowl

George Szabo with new Little Miss Szabo, Craig Moss with Mrs. Rollins

 

Place Boat Skipper Crew Sail #: Fleet 1 2 3 4 5 Total
1 8320   George Szabo   Craig Moss   8320   SDB   1.0 2.0 1.0 4.0 3.0 7
2 8209   Andrew Campbell   John Von Schwarz   8209   SDB   5.0 5.0 3.0 2.0 5.0 15
3 8237   Xavier Rohart   Serge Pulfer   8237   NI   7.0 3.0 6.0 8.0 1.0 17
4 8392   Lars Grael   Samuel Gonçalves   8392   Par   2.0 7.0 8.0 7.0 4.0 20
5 8082   Ben Mitchell   Julian Busch   8082   SDB   12.0 1.0 15.0 6.0 2.0 21
6 8129   Mark Reynolds   Hal Haenel   8129   SDB   8.0 10.0 11.0 1.0 9.0 28
7 8362   Vince Brun   Brian Terhaar   8362   SDB   4.0 9.0 19.0 3.0 12.0 28.0001
8 8023   Mike Dorgan   Matt Dorgan   8023   SDB   3.0 8.0 10.0 21.0 8.0 29
9 8465   Augie Diaz   Arnis Baltins   8465   BisB   11.0 13.0 4.0 9.0 6.0 30
10 8088   Steve Gould   Greg Sieck   8088   WSFB   9.0 6.0 5.0 13.0 23.0 33
11 7829   Michel Niklaus   Tyler Bjorn   7829   G   6.0 18.0 17.0 11.0 7.0 41
12 8072   Doug Smith   Myles Prichard   8072   SMC   17.0 12.0 2.0 18.0 11.0 42
13 8440   Jim Buckingham   Austin Sperry   8440   NH   18.0 11.0 7.0 20.0 13.0 49
14 8028   Steven Fleckenstein   Rob Mulder   8028   EB   25.0 4.0 9.0 15.0 36.0 [DNF] 53
15 8015   Donald Massey   Steve Cunning   8015   ChiH   10.0 23.0 29.0 5.0 17.0 55
16 8291   William Swigart   Brian Fatih   8291   CLIS   19.0 25.0 13.0 14.0 14.0 60
17 8361   Tom Londrigan   Rick Peters   8361   LS   24.0 22.0 21.0 10.0 15.0 68
18 8000   Arthur Anosov   David Caesar   8000   SMB   26.0 17.0 25.0 16.0 10.0 68.0001
19 7985   Steve Brown   Erick Lange   8336   NH   21.0 21.0 12.0 22.0 16.0 70
20 8260   Bill Buchan   Erik Bentzen   8260   PS   20.0 20.0 18.0 12.0 21.0 70.0001
21 8484   Larry Whipple   Mark Strube   8484   BisB   13.0 16.0 20.0 24.0 36.0 [DNF] 73
22 7209   Mark Butler   John Rudderham   7209   SDB   27.0 28.0 14.0 17.0 18.0 76
23 7294   Chuck Beek   Chas Beek   7294   NH   16.0 15.0 23.0 29.0 28.0 82
24 8162   Chuck Driscoll   Jim Oberg   8162   SDB   22.0 24.0 16.0 25.0 22.0 84
25 8272   Jerry Wendt   Bryan Milne   8272   WLOC   15.0 27.0 24.0 23.0 25.0 87
26 8306   Thomas Springer   David Wood   8306   NH   23.0 14.0 27.0 28.0 24.0 88
27 7741   Benjamin Sternberg   Valentin Veytsman   7741   CLIS   14.0 19.0 26.0 36.0 [DNC] 36.0 [DNC] 95
28 8271   Allan Cullen   Dave Martin   8271   EB   28.0 32.0 22.0 26.0 27.0 103
29 8163   Jon Pelliconi   Henry Brawner   8163   LB   29.0 31.0 31.0 27.0 20.0 107
30 7462   Dave Watt   Dugald Smith   7462   PS   36.0 [DNS] 36.0 [DNC] 36.0 [DNC] 19.0 19.0 110
31 7663   Guillaume Rasse   Nina Aviles   7663   SMB   31.0 26.0 28.0 31.0 26.0 111
32 8267   Stephen Gunther   Whitey Wurtz   8267   CD   30.0 30.0 34.0 32.0 29.0 121
33 7531   Billy Gerard   Stephan Cohen   7531   SBC   32.0 34.0 32.0 30.0 30.0 124
34 7425   Laura Beigel   Barbara Vosbury   7425   AN   33.0 33.0 30.0 33.0 36.0 [DNC] 129
35 8006   Isaac Braddock   Jim Alexander   8006   LB   34.0 29.0 33.0 34.0 36.0 [DNF] 130