SailNet Community - View Single Post - It's not a Star, is it?
View Single Post
post #2 of Old 01-28-2011
Jeff_H's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Annapolis, Md
Posts: 7,450
Thanks: 11
Thanked 238 Times in 189 Posts
Rep Power: 10
I do not know what class that it is, but it is clearly not an International Star Class boat (the olympic class Star). The rig is not from a International Star either. My best guess is that this is a class which has the word 'Star' in its name or is named for a specific star, (i.e. Polaris, North Star or Sirius) and therefore uses a Star as its logo. It is possible but unlikely that the sail was recycled from a Star class boat, but I say unlikely since the proportions of a Star mainsail are very different than the proportions of the sail in question, and Star sail numbers are up in the thousands.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Curmudgeon at Large- and rhinestone in the rough, sailing my Farr 11.6 on the Chesapeake Bay

Last edited by Jeff_H; 01-28-2011 at 07:21 AM.
Jeff_H is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome