17 September 2015

2015 Rolex Big Boat Series, St Francis Yacht Club, San Francisco, September 17-20, Sailing Videos

ROLEX Big Boat Series 2014 Playlist - Wrap Up - published Sep 18, 2014
The winners hoist their trophies high and their Rolex Time pieces even higher. Congratulations to the St. Francis Yacht Club on 50 years. Here's to 50 more!

Rolex Big Boat Series: "Fifty-one years is a long time for any event to sustain its allure, and judging by the larger-than-usual list of early entries, the 2015 Rolex Big Boat Series (RBBS) is on course for another fantastic year of racing..."

Yacht Scoring: 2015 Rolex Big Boat Series - St. Francis Yacht Club, San Francisco, September 17-20, 2015

Event Website: http://www.rolexbigboatseries.com/
Twitter: @BigBoatSeries  #RBBS15

Chicago, Lake Michigan to host America's Cup qualifying races in 2016 - Chicago Tribune: "... The Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series qualifying races will take place next summer in Chicago the weekend of June 11-12, officials announced Tuesday. It is the first time in the 165-year history of the America's Cup that an event will be held on fresh water. Two 25-minute races are slated each day, featuring teams from Sweden, Great Britain, New Zealand, Japan, France and the defending champions, Oracle Team USA. The course will start and finish off Navy Pier, with speedy catamarans following a path toward Northerly Island. Tod Reynolds, director of the Chicago event, said that June weekend was chosen because it had the "best probability of good winds." The challengers are competing for a chance to take on Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup finals, a match race scheduled for June 2017 on the Great Sound of Bermuda..." (read more at link above)

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