ROLEX BIG BOAT SERIES NEWS


Posts from September 2014

 
A year after the contest for the 34th America’s Cup, world-class sailing is still alive and well on San Francisco Bay. In fact, for the last four days, the 50th Anniversary edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series has hosted hundreds of sailors on 99 teams.

 
A year after the contest for the 34th America’s Cup, world-class sailing is still alive and well on San Francisco Bay. In fact, for the last four days , the 50th Anniversary edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series has hosted hundreds of sailors on 99 teams, rotating onto three strategically-placed race circles that triangulated the constant wind and tide challenges of the largest Pacific estuary in t

 
A selection of action photos from Rolex / Daniel Forster

 
It blew 20 knots and above for a third straight day at the Rolex Big Boat Series, and with six races under their sailing belts, eight of ten classes are counting on one last race (the traditional “Bay Tour”) tomorrow to either seal their deals or steal into top-three positions where bragging rights are as treasured as the trophies to be presented.

 
Photos from the San Francisco classic, 1964-2014.

 
A selection of aerial photos from Rolex / Daniel Forster

 
There is one person who can tell the full story of the Rolex Big Boat Series, in amazing detail, starting from its humble beginnings. It is the man whose idea it was to start it back in the 1960s: St. Francis Yacht Club’s Staff Commodore (1975) Robert C. Keefe, who at the age of 84 has been a member for 65 years.

 
A selection of action photos from Rolex / Daniel Forster

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