July 2009

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Mark Rounding at the
Baltic Week European Championship
Photo by Rolex / Tom Korber
The entry list for the 2009 Star Worlds in Varberg, Sweden in August is published with discrepancies for some entrants.

The 2009 for 2010 resolutions for changes to the class rules are published - to be voted on at the World Championship in August in Sweden.

Racing Results of June 2009
Rolex Baltic Week European Championship is ongoing. Reports on the racing are provided by Andreas Kling for Rolex.

In Italy, the XLV Trofeo Benetti winners were Enrico Chieffi and Manilo Corsi, sailing at Viareggio. The 1st Trofeo, a new race on Lake Garda, was won by Paolo Masserdotti and Massimiliano Tassini.

In France, the NIce fleet finished its racing season with the Targa Ribalda Regatta won by Jean-Gabriel Charton and Olivier Terrol. The overall award for the season, the Trophee Carlo Felice, went to Jacques and Jean-Francois Puissegur.

In Sweden, the 10th District Championship / SWE GP III was won by Erik Dahlen and Krister Karlsson

In Finland, the third Grand Prix race of the season, the Anniversary Regatta, winners were Joni Leeve and Asko Salminen who repeated their win in the Helsinki Regatta / GP IV.

In Germany, Mark Mendelblatt and Mark Strube won gold at Kiel Week with Hamish Peper / Craig Monk taking silver and Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson the bronze.. The Hammond Perkin was won by Hubert Merkelbach and Uli Seeberger, sailing on the Bodensee. On the Chiemsee, 
Gerhard Weinreich and Peter Raasch won the Maibock and
Starnberger See winners of the  Jo Pankofer Preis / Volkhardt Preis /  West Ost Preis were Evald Koestler and Claus Feitzinger, who also won the STA fleet championship

On the USA east coast, the Marshall Brown Secretary's Cup on Massachusetts Bay was taken by Ron Sandstrom and Charlie Hagedon. First time Star Sailors competed in the Riverton Yacht Club Governor's Cup (New Jersey) with Barbara Beigel Vosbury reporting on their experiences. On Long Island Sound, John MacCausland and Kevin Murphy won the Arms White Regatta (this was MacCausland's 14th win of the event).

In the American west coast, Paul Cayard and Austin Sperry won the District 5 Championship / Baxter Bowl sailed at Newport Beach, California.  

In Canada, Terry Hofkircher and Jeffery Imai are the new Lake Ontario Canadian fleet champions.and Brian Cramer and Matt Johnston won the Montreal Open.

Philip Carlson / Benjamin Peterson (SWE)

Rolex Blatic Week European Championship
All photo by Rolex / Tom Korber

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