Star

Length: 6.90m (22ft 8ins)
Width: 1.70m (5ft 7ins)
Weight:
Country: United Kingdom
Rig Type:
Bermuda Sloop Fractional (with jib)
Crew: 2
Trapeze: none
Sail Area: 26.5 sq. m
Spinnaker Type:
No spinnaker
Spinnaker Area:
0 sq.m
Designer(s):
Design Year: 1911
Builder:
Boats Built: 8211
No handicap data found

The oldest Olympic class, first used in 1932. The Star was gaff rigged until 1920, then had a low bermuda rig until 1929. Designed by Francis Sweisguth, 1911, there is a good article on the early Stars at Star History

 

Class Association website:
http://www.starclass.org
Other links:
http://www.mycstar.org

 

 

Handicap Rating History
YearRatingMastSail
RYA 2 Digit Handicaps
1958 83Cotton
 PY Type Secondary;
1960 83Cotton
 PY Type Secondary;
1961 83Cotton
 PY Type Secondary;
1962 83Cotton
 PY Type Secondary;
1963 83Cotton
 PY Type Secondary;
1964 83Cotton
 PY Type Secondary;
1964 80Terylene
 PY Type Secondary;
RYA 3 Digit Handicaps
1981 96
 PY Type R; PY Group Keelboat;
1982 96
 PY Type R; PY Group Keelboat;
1983 97
 PY Type R; PY Group Keelboat;
1984 97
 PY Type R; PY Group Keelboat;
1985 97
 PY Type Trial; PY Group Keelboat;
1986 97
 PY Type Trial; PY Group Keelboat;