Big Boat Series: Embracing new and old:
San Francisco, CA (September 15, 2019) – Cool onshore temperatures, ebbing fog, flooding waters and a gathering sea breeze greeted the 79 teams gathered on San Francisco Bay to contest the final day of racing at the 55th edition of the St. Francis Yacht Club’s annual Rolex Big Boat Series.
Despite a slow start to the regatta, courtesy of higher-than-usual onshore temperatures earlier in the week, today’s longer-form Bay Tour course gave teams a chance to whip their horses around the racecourse one last time.
Given the regatta’s historic run, it’s not surprising that many StFYC members pride themselves on racking up a deep Rolex Big Boat Series resume. “The regatta?…
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Eight Bells: Kinloch Nelson Yellott, III:
Kinloch “Kin” Nelson Yellott, III. Kin, aged 67, died on August 5, 2019 at his home in Monkton, Maryland of a heart attack.
Kin was a graduate of The Gilman School, Class of 1969, and of the Yale Class of 1973, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Applied Science, lived in St. Anthony Hall, played Varsity Lacrosse, and was the Captain of the Sailing Team.
He was the President of Haven Corporation in Baltimore, MD. In 1978 he joined the Board of The Thomas Wilson Foundation, and became the President in 2011 where he served until his death. This Foundation was set up by Mr. Wilson to donate to causes that benefit the children of Baltimore City.
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