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The notice of race and entry form are available for the 2005 Star World Championship, Feb. 8-20 in Buenos Aires. The 2005 Western Hemisphere Championship will be April 5-9 in Nassau, Bahamas.

The Trophée du Léman, part of the Swiss Grand Prix Series is Sept. 4-5 on Lake Geneva. Sept. 4-5 also brings the GP 5 - Nordön GP in Sweden, the English Bay Labour Day Regatta at Vancouver, Canada, and the US Shipping Board at Chicago, USA. The Brazilian Championship is at Brazilia Sept. 7, the Bedford Pitcher is Sept 11-12 at Westport, CT, USA, and the Middle Bay Light Race is Sept. 11 at Mobile, Alabama, USA.


North American Champions
MacCausland/Fatih with Peter Costa
photo © Jan Walker

Reports

Gold Medalists Grael/Ferreira
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Results
Torben Grael and Marcelo Ferreira (BRA) won their 2nd gold medal at the 2004 Olympics, Silver medalists were Ross MacDonald and Mike Wolfs (CAN) and bronze went to Xavier Rohart and Pascal Rombeau (FRA). Grael is the most successful Brazilian Olympian, with another Star gold medal in 1996 and a bronze in 2000 with Ferreira, a Soling silver in 1984, and a Star bronze in 1988 with Nelson Falcão.

John MacCausland is the North American Champion for the 4th time, sailing with Brian Fatih. Ron Sandstrom & Steve Braverman won the Lake Sunapee Open in New Hampshire, USA. New 2004 district champions are Frank Keesling (21st) and Hyde Perce & Chuck Nevel (4th).

Philipp Rotermund & Nils Hollweg were the top boat in the 50 boat 2004 Swiss Championship. Other winners were Maxim Karelsky/Anatoli Mihailin of the Open Finnish Championship, Larry Whipple & Mark Strube in the Alan R. Burtis Masters, Fernando Seghers/Borja Gómez of the Copa Costa Esmeralda and Milos Laznicka & Marco Grautier of the 59th Mission Regatta at Racine, Wisconsin.

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District 2 2004 Lipton Cup Oxford 08/14/2004 - 08/15/2004
District 21 2004 Dillon Open 08/06/2004 - 08/08/2004
District 7 Regata Enrique Palmer
07/31/2004

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District 4 Midstates 09/05/2004 - 09/06/2004
District 12 Lake George Open 09/11/2004 - 09/12/2004
District 1 Nutmeg Regatta 09/18/2004 - 09/19/2004

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