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Many thanks to the 200 Star Class members who have filled out and submitted the survey on class communications. However, there are 3000 members of the class and for a good overview of members' viewpoints, many more responses are needed. If you have not filled out the survey, please do so. A high percentage of responses so far have been from North America, which makes up only 30% of the membership. More European, South American and Australian responses are needed. The survey focuses on communications, events, and understanding the districts' and fleets' directions and interests.

The champions of the Eastern Hemisphere for 2005 are Robert Stanjek & Markus Koy, from Berlin and Hamburg, after four races were completed on Lake Thun in Switzerland.

Coming up: Kiel Week is from June 18th to the 26th (entry list) and the European Championship is in Varberg, Sweden on August 5-12. The North American Championship is at Marina del Rey, California on August 16-21.


Markus Koy and Robert Stanjek
2005 Eastern Hemisphere Champions

Racing Reports


Erich F. Laeisz-Preis trophy winners


Christian Monberg/ Martin Leifelt & Fredrik Loof/ Anders Ekstrom at the Holland Regatta
photo by Mark Cole/Holland Regatta


Surfing at the Mai-Bock Regatta
Copyright © 2005 Chimsee YC

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Results
New District Champions for 2005 are Erik Ledicis/Michael Marzahl of District 5, Dietmar Gfreiner/Stephanie Breitenstein of District 17 and Lorenz Zimmermann/Beat Stegmeier for District 9.

In the Netherlands, Frederik Loof and Anders Eckstrom won the Holland Regatta (ex-Spa) in Medemblik.

In Sweden, the 1st and 2nd events of the Swedish Grand Prix series took place in May, with Mats Johansson/Leif Moller winning the first event at Kullavik and Martin Wigfors/Anders Ohlsson taking the 2nd regatta at Karlshamn. In Finland, Joni Leeve/Kimmo Mäkinen won the Suunto Cup.

In Italy, Luca Modena/Sergio Lambertenghi won the Star Class at the Expert Olympic Garda - Eurolymp sailed at Riva del Garda.

In Switzerland, Kurt & Markus Scheidegger won the Brissago Swiss Grand Prix Lago Maggiore Cup. In Austria, Hans Spitzauer & Dominik Wurfl won the 27 boat Pfingstregatta, Max Kastinger Memorial.

In Germany, Jochen Diercks/ Herbert Braasch won the Erich F. Laeisz-Preis, Uwe Hannemann/Norbert Kremeyer won the Ederkogge, C Nehammer/G Mitterhauser won the 42nd Inter. Mai-Bock, and Thomas Hopf/Christian Borck won the Fruhlingspreis 2005 at Utting am Ammersee. The future 2005 European Champions, Robert Stanjek and Markus Koy, won the Heinz-Nixdorf-Pokal at Möhnesee.

In the USA, Rob Maine/Darius Barkauskas won the 38 boat Gull Lake Tune-Up in Michigan, Aaron Serinis/Will Wagner won the Lippincott Memorial in Maryland, and Fotis Boliakis/Phil Trinter won the Greenwich Cup in Connecticut.

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District 13 Gecombineerde Wedstrijden 2005
05/05/2005 - 05/08/2005
District 13 2005 Goldener Pfingstbusch
05/14/2005 - 05/16/2005
District 2 2005 MRYC Spring Regatta
05/07/2005 - 05/08/2005
 
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District 10 Open Finnish Championship
06/10/2005 - 06/12/2005
District 14 Lago di Bracciano Campionato Regionale
06/18/2005 - 06/19/2005
District 12 District 12 Championship 06/24/2005 - 06/26/2005
 
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