Entries by Paul Cayard

Star World Championship-Final

photos by Brian White Oxford MD Jorge Zarif and crew Guilherme de Almeida (BRA) are the 2018 Star World Champions. At 26 years of age, Jorge, the son of a Brazialian Srar sailor of the same name, is the youngest winning skipper since Alex Hagen (GER) won the prestigious trophy in 1981. The final day […]

Star World Championship

October 12, 2018 In the aftermath of hurricane Michael, the Choptank was too churned up for racing today.  Both the wind and sea state were rough and the race committee deemed it best to wait for tomorrow to complete the series.  The forecast for tomorrow is for 7 knots increasing through the mid afternoon to […]

Star World Championship-Day 2

photos by Mark Hergen Oxford, Maryland First of all, let me apologize about last nights’ post.  My technological skills are not up to par. Two races were held today on the Choptank ( yes, that’s the name of the part of the Chesapeake we are in) in a dying, but persistently left shifting wind. In […]

Star Vintage Gold Cup

Gull Lake No wind for two days then 3 races yesterday made up the second annual Vintage Gold Cup. GEM IX belonged to a mentor of mine, Sir Durward Knowles, when he won gold in the ‘64 Olympics. GEM IX is now part of the Cayard family and It was extra special to share this year […]

Star North American Championship

Photo by Bronny Daniels Marina del Rey The final two races of the Star North American Championship were held today in identical conditions to the other days, 7-8 knots from the southwest and choppy seas. While Arthur and I had great starts and were up front in both races, we could not match the speed […]

Star North American Championship-Day 3

photo by Mary Stuyvesant Marina Del Rey Race 5 and 6 were held today in 7-8 knots of wind and very sloppy seas. On weekends, Marina Del Ray gets a lot of chop from all the recreational boats that come out of the harbor and head up to Santa Monica and Malibu. In Race 5, […]

Star North American Championship

photos by Bronny Daniels   Marina Del Rey   Races 3 and 4 of the Star North American Championship were held today in 8-11 knots of wind from the southwest. The sea was quite a bit more choppy than yesterday which made for some challenging steering for the helmsmen.   Eric Doyle and Payson Infelise […]

Star North American Championship

photos by Mary Stuyvesant Marina Del Rey Today was day 1 of the Star North American Championship in Marina del Rey, California. The conditions were beautiful for Star sailing; 7-9 knots with a moderate sea. In race 1, Eric Doyle, with Payson Infelise up front, held a narrow lead of Arthur Lopes and I. Eric […]

Western Hemisphere Championship

Coming to the windward mark in USA8466-GEM Coxonut Grove The two final races of the 2018 Star Western Hemisphere Championship were held today in 15-18 knots of wind from the southeastz. Jorge Zarif of Brazil was on fire winning both races today. It was very physical and the conditions suited the 25 year old Finn […]

Star Western Hemisphere Championship

Start of race one today-Ken Batzer photo Coconut Grove Another perfect day in Miami, if you like Sailing. 10-14 knots from the southeast with a moderate chop. In race one, the left side of the line was favored and Tutu and I grabbed the favored spot. That was the highlite of that race for us. […]