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Six of 11 class winners honored with Rolex watch and perpetual trophy

Veteran racers rely on local knowledge while others rely on outright boatspeed

San Francisco Bay serves up classic conditions for veteran racers

Seven class leaders post 1-1 scorelines in a tricky day on San Francisco Bay

Learn about the roots of this rating system as well as its potential future

Rolex Big Boat Series draws 2016 U.S. calendar to a close with record-size fleet

St. Francis Yacht Club Commodore Announces Six Classes to Win Rolex Timepieces

Since it began in 1964, the Big Boat Series has been widely recognized as the premier West Coast regatta. Never content to rest on its laurels, it’s no surprise that—in its 52nd edition—this will be the largest Big Boat Series ever, with a record-setting 127 entries. The next largest fleet raced in 2013, with 104 boats.

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

The waters of San Francisco Bay will be churned by more than strong winds and tidal currents next month when a record-size fleet of 112 boats lines up for the 52nd Rolex Big Boat Series, hosted September 15-18 by the St. Francis Yacht Club.

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Rolex Big Boat Series 2016

Championship Sunday

Day 4 Finishes

Day 4 Starts

Big Boat Sailing Community

Flying on the San Francisco Bay

Day 2 Highlights

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