Testing Endurance at Big Boat Series:
San Francisco, CA (September 15, 2018) – Strong airs and freshening white caps greeted the third day of racing at the 54th edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series, held September 13-16. Long uphill bashes in three to four-foot seas and 20 knots, gusting higher, were rewarded with blistering downwind runs and adrenaline-saturated kite rides juiced by a flooding tide.
“I’d say these conditions are typical of San Francisco Bay, but the courses are so much longer that it’s testing people’s endurance,” says Jenn Lancaster, StFYC’s Race Director. “We tried to improve the reaching angles on the course for the handicap boats, and it’s been exciting to see them perform. These…
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