Staying breezy at Big Boat Series

San Francisco, CA (September 17, 2021) – San Francisco Bay served up another round of ideal racing conditions for sailors on the second day of Rolex Big Boat Series at St. Francis Yacht Club. Winds were in the steady teens for the start of Race 3, and held around 20 knots all afternoon, making for quick, dramatic runs for the finish line.

Windward/leeward courses were the order of the day with shorter legs in the morning followed by an afternoon of long stretches across San Francisco Bay to test these competitive fleets. Race Committee flipped the script from Day One, running the three ORR divisions and the Express 37s on the North Course and the three J/boat classes on the Treasure Island Course.

Crews and skippers that did well on Day One were naturally aiming for a repeat performance. Bernard Girod was “hoping to do the same thing as we did yesterday.” He and his crew on J/111 Rock & Roll did exactly that, scoring their third and fourth bullets in ORR A…

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