Rockin’ and Rollin’ at Big Boat Series:
San Francisco, CA (September 17, 2016) – The marine layer hovering over San Francisco Bay took a while to burn off today, causing a slight delay to racing. Once it cleared, a strong seabreeze gusting upwards of 30 knots filled for Day 3 of Rolex Big Boat Series hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club.
The conditions have been typical for this time of year which has allowed Rolex Big Boat Series veterans to rise to the tops of their classes. Kame Richards (Alameda, Calif.) is one such case. Racing his Express 37 Golden Moon, Richards and crew are the only team of the 127 registrants with a perfect scoreline—all 1sts for six races.
“My secret is that I’m scared to death o…
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Final Flawless Day for Southern at Resolute Cup:
Newport, RI (September 17, 2016) – The competition for the 2016 Resolute Cup, a Corinthian Championship for U.S. Yacht Clubs, ended long before the final race. The team from Southern Yacht Club (New Orleans, La.) was so dominant they would’ve won the regatta even if they didn’t sail the final two races. Marcus and Andrew Eagan, along with Jackson Benvenutti, did sail those two races, which they won, just like every other Gold Fleet race today, and the final margin of victory was 28 points, against a total score of 13. The 2016 Resolute Cup is sponsored by Porsche Cars North America, Helly Hansen and Melges Performance Sailboats.
On the other hand, the race for the…
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