Star

Length: 6.90m (22ft 8ins)
Width: 1.70m (5ft 7ins)
Weight:
Country: UK
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
Class Association website:
http://www.starclass.org
Other links:
http://www.mycstar.org

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