Dominik Zycki and Mateusz
Kusznierewicz with the World Championship Trophy
The 2008 Log yearbook is in the mail and should be delivered by the end
Coming up in the USA is the Western
Hemisphere Championship in Geneva, News York, USA on May
18-23. The entry
list is posted with discrepancies.
In Europe is the Eastern
Hemisphere Championship on June 1-8 in Split, Croatia,
followed closely by the 2008
European Championship on June 11-18 at Lake Balaton, Hungary,
At the Star World Championship, 20%
of the competitiors were world champions and/or Olympic
medalists. A profile on World's competitors Kunio
Suzuki and Daichi Wada (JPN) and background on Hans
Spitzauer (AUT) were provided by Lynn Fitzpatrick.
John Dane (USA) has been named a spokesperson for the Melanoma
2008 World Championship
Kusznierewicz and Dominik Zycki (POL) are the Star 2008
In second were Diego Negri and Luigi Viale (ITA) and third went to Robert
Scheidt and Bruno Prada (BRA). Racing
reports were provided by Janet
Maizner and Lynn Fitzpatrick, and photos
In the Netherlands the Easter
Regatta was won by Peter Van Veen/Paul Goelst and the Tulpenrace winners
were Sander Jorissen/Martijn Worsseling.
In Germany the Fruhjahrs-Verbandsregatta
victors were Lars Kiewning and Niels Hentschel, and then Hentshcel also
won the Spring
Trophy/Uli Seidlitz Memorial while sailing with
Shorty Schiffer. The
Supercup was taken by Thomas Hopf and Christian Borck.
In Switzerland, Jurg Wittich and Christian Trachsel won
Fruhlingspreis (Colomba Cup). The
winners were Marc Friderich and Benno Degen.
In Italy the Olympic
Garda winners were Alexander Schlonski and Frithjof Kleen
At Nice, France, Andrea Orlando and Alessandro
Ciocchi won the Red
Star Pride and the Filance
Dance first place award went to Mario Orlando and Giovanni
In the USA, the Annapolis
NOOD Regatta was won by Bob Oberg.
In Argentina, the 81st
Aniversario Regatta at the Yacht Club Olivos was won by
Daniel Della Torre.
Diego Negri and Luigi
Second place at the World Championship
|Robert Scheidt and Bruno
Third place at the World Championship.
Photo by Fried
Flavio Marazzi and Enrico de Maria
Fourth place at the World Championship
Photo by Fried