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 The modern International Star fleet continues to give superb racing
Usually when a boat fills a very special niche in the world sailing scene, the standard response is that if it didn’t exist, then somebody would just have to invent it writes W M Nixon. But in the case of…
Peter and Robert O'Leary sailing their new Star boat Dafnie were clear winners of the American Mid Winters in Miami
Cork Harbour brothers Peter and Robert O'Leary have stunned the international Star Keelboat fleet by winning the 'Walker Cup' as part of the Star American mid-winters championships in Miami in their new boat 'Dafnie', beating the famous America's Cup helmsman…
Peter and Rob O'Leary (right) were second overall in the Star class Eastern Hemisphere Championships in Viareggio
Royal Cork Yacht Club brothers Peter and Rob O'Leary were second overall in the Star class Eastern Hemisphere Championships in Viareggio, Italy yesterday. The O'Leary's were runners–up to, Andrew MacDonald and Brad Nichol USA Diego Negri and Sergio Lambertenghi of…
Ireland's Stephen Milne Rejoins Star Circuit With Britain's Giles Scott for Star Sailors League Finals
#star – Ireland will rejoin the Star sailing circuit when Peter O'Leary's former crew Stephen Milne from the Beijing Olympics teams up with British Finn superstar Giles Scott for the Star Sailors League Finals, organised by the Nassau Yacht Club for December…
Star Worlds Begin in Italy But No Irish Competitors
#star – Beginning tomorrow, Monday, June 30 until Saturday, July 5, Star Sailors from across the world will come together in Malcesine, Italy at Fraglia Vela Malcesine to compete in the 2014 International Star Class World Championship on the infamous…
Tributes Paid To Japan's Sailing Legend Masayuki Ishii
#Star - Sail World reports on the death of Japanese sailing legend Masayuki Ishii from pneumonia at the age of 82 last month. Known to his friends around the world as Masa, his long career in the paper industry honed…
Bahamas To Host First Ever Star Sailors League Final
#Star -  The Star Sailors League (SSL) has announced its first ever event in the 2013 SSL Final, an invitational event from 3-8 December at the Nassau Yacht Club in the Bahamas with the best Star sailors from 11 countries…
British School Children to Create Star Sails
#star – 28,000 UK schools and every child in the country have been offered the opportunity to create fine art for Olympic Star Class sails. Fine Art Sails and the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation are inviting young people from 8…
 Italian Victory, Ireland Fourth at Star European Championships
Another first place in the penultimate race for Italians Diego Negri and Enrico Voltolini sealed their series-long domination and overall victory at the Star European Championship (2nd-10th September) at Dun Laoghaire yesterday. Irish Olympic campaigners Peter O'Leary and Dvid Burrows…
O'Leary and Burrows Slip to Fifth at Star Euros
Lighter winds saw Peter O'Leary and David Burrows drop to fifth place overall and Italians Diego Negri and Enrico Voltolini continue at the top of the leaderboard after three more races at the Star European Championships in Dun Laoghaire. The…
British Gold Medallists Withdraw from Dun Laoghaire Star Regatta
The Star European Championships in Dun Laoghaire took another dramatic twist today when Brtitish Gold medallists Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson withdrew from the regatta citing the skipper's ankle injury sustained on the first day of racing. Meanwhile, 30 knot…
Three Races Planned to Get Star Euros Back on Track
If winds ease tomorrow - and it is doubtful - three races of the Star European championships will be sailed to get the Dublin Bay regatta back on schedule.High winds once again dictated the racing schedule at the Star European…

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