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Gorgeous Sun-kissed Big Boat Series!
(San Francisco, CA)– Bright sunshine, steady breeze and flat seas greeted the 76 teams for the final day of racing at the 54th edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series (September 12-16, 2018), hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club. That was the recurring theme for the entire regatta, considered one of the premiere “bucket list” events on the world yachting calendar amongst knowledgeable sailors anywhere.In the ginormous fleet of twenty-eight J/105s, it was Jeff Littfin’s MOJO that cruised to a class win with virtually all top five finishes- a rarity in that...
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J/88 Planing mode- Sweden’s Tjörn Runt Regatta
J/88 Planing mode in Sweden’s famous annual Tjörn Runt Regatta on the Swedish west coast.Blowing 20-30 kts with A3 reaching kite up!  Thanks for video from J/88.SE and the crew of Jocke Cordaly, Mans Lundberg, Carl Fjallman, Johannes Tegern, Fredrik Eliasson, and Jonas Dyberg.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tkiteyy80P8Flip
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Big Boat Series Preview : 15-Sep-2018 8pm
Big Boat Series Preview
(San Francisco, CA)- If it’s the third week of September, it must be that time of year for the bucket-list worthy, most famous, Rolex Big Boat Series sailing on San Francisco Bay from September 12th to 16th!  Will it “blow dogs off chains” or will it be a benign cruise around the Bay?! Whatever the case, the St Francis YC’s PRO and RC teams will ensure the big fleet will have a most excellent time racing on the Berkeley Circle in the east Bay as well as offer epic battles up and down...
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HIJINKS Wins J/88 North Americans
(Chicago, IL) – Laura Weyler’s HIJINKS collected two bullets in the finale on Sunday to repeat as J/88 North American Champion. With Adam Burns (skipper), John Goller, Philip Hasl, Kevin Morgan, and Kris Werner, the upstate New York-based team kept all their scores in the top four in all ten races; winning six of them! No scores were discarded for the series. The J/88 NA’s were part of the Verve Cup Offshore Regatta hosted by Chicago Yacht Club, with teams sailing off the spectacular Chicago waterfront on Lake Michigan.HIJINKS was on top...
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