Whitecaps Marine Outfitters Signs On as Official Green Partner of

St. Francis Yacht Club is pleased to announce that Whitecaps Marine Outfitters has signed on as the official green partner of the 2016 Rolex Big Boat Series (Sept 15–18). At registration, every participant will receive a specially designed reusable water bottle to utilize throughout the event. There will be water refill stations at the top of the docks, with a goal to completely eliminate plastic bottles. 

In an additional effort to be green, the Race Office will issue sailing instructions, results and NORs digitally via the mobile website as well as televisions displayed throughout the Club. At socials, all cups will be biodegradable and all food waste will be composted. 

The St. Francis Yacht Club is honored to work with Whitecaps Marine Outfitters to be green in support of our blue-water sport. 

About Whitecaps Marine Outfitters: Whitecaps Marine Outfitters is a San Francisco Bay Area-based business that is run by sailors for sailors. We offer a full range of foul weather gear and sailing apparel from top brands such as Zhik, Henri Lloyd, Helly Hansen, Gill, Ronstan, Magic Marine, Harken, Spinlock, Dubarry and more. Our sailing gear selection has everything for dinghy sailors, offshore and inshore racing sailors, junior sailors, and cruising sailors, as well as specially designed gear and clothing for women. We offer free shipping on all orders in the United States. Whether one-design racing in the Bay or cruising in the Caribbean, we promise the best shopping experience from selection to delivery, and we take pride in the personal attention we give every order. Find us online at and be sure to follow us on Facebook at