The Star 45 is small enough to transport in virtually any car, but large enough to sail like a full-size boat. Once you sail one, you will have to have one.
We race at model yacht clubs throughout the United States. The class attracts sailors who take racing seriously but don't take themselves too seriously.
BUILT TO RACE
The 45" long Star 45 weighs 12 to 13 lbs, carries about 1000 sq. in. of sail, and with a ballast/weight ratio near 70%, it is super responsive in all conditions.
This is the new Star 45 Class information website. The Star 45 is a 45" long hard chine, semi-scale model of the legendary full-size International Star boat. Boats can be home-built in wood using plans available from the AMYA, built in fiberglass with major components available from class suppliers, or purchased custom built in fiberglass to any stage of construction from class-approved builders. Available laser-cut frames for wood construction produce a consistent hull shape. Fiberglass hulls, decks, short kits and parts as well as complete boats are available from class suppliers; contact information for them can be found under the SUPPLIERS tab. We're looking for new members who want to race!