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50th Anniversary edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series   Recently updated !

READY FOR ANOTHER 50 YEARS A year after the contest for the 34th America’s Cup, world-class sailing is still alive and well on San Francisco Bay. In fact, for the last four days (Thursday, September 11 through Sunday, September 14), the 50th Anniversary edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series has hosted hundreds of sailors […]

Rolex Big Boat Series

Rolex Big Boat Series – Day 3

Plenty tightens grip on lead with pair of bullets on Saturday after entire Farr 40 fleet pays respects to Flojito co-owner Bernardo Minkow Greetings! SAN FRANCISCO – Day 3 of the Rolex Big Boat Series began on a somber note for the Farr 40 class, which paid tribute to a fallen family member prior to […]


Rolex Big Boat Series

PUSHING AT THE GATES From the second-floor “race deck” at St. Francis Yacht Club, there is a commanding view of the Golden Gate Bridge to the west and Alcatraz Island to the east, but the iconic landmarks never look as grandly linked as when boats competing at the annual Rolex Big Boat Series are streaking […]


Rolex Big Boat Series – SAN FRANCISCO

SAN FRANCISCO – Four cities, 22 total boats, four regattas and 43 races so far – and now it all comes down to this! The Farr 40 International Circuit will be decided during the Rolex Big Boat Series, being held this Thursday through Sunday out of St. Francis Yacht Club. And what better locale to […]


160TH NEW YORK YACHT CLUB ANNUAL REGATTA PRESENTED BY ROLEX

160TH NEW YORK YACHT CLUB ANNUAL REGATTA PRESENTED BY ROLEX NEWPORT, RI, USA – JUNE 13 – 15, 2014 JUNE 15, 2014 GETTING IT RIGHT ON FATHER’S DAY Though light, shifty winds had an unusual stronghold on this year’s 160th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex, most of the 189 teams competing […]


New York Yacht Club 160th Annual Regatta presented by Rolex

MOMENTUM RULES ON A LIGHT AND SHIFTY DAY Sailors took to the low side of their boats in light air and rain during today’s Around the Island Race that kicked off the New York Yacht Club 160th Annual Regatta presented by Rolex. The 19-nautical-mile circumnavigation of Jamestown (Conanicut Island) was planned to be a brilliant […]


52 Super Series to join the Maxi fleet

52 Super Series to join the Maxi fleet this month The Italian big boat racing season fires up over 19th-24th May with a new look Rolex Capri Sailing Week. This year, for the first time, the Maxi yacht fleet is joined by the international grand prix 52 fleet with Rolex Capri Sailing Week being the […]


ROLEX CHINA SEA RACE 2014 Ragamuffin 90 claims Line Honours

  ROLEX CHINA SEA RACE 2014 Ragamuffin 90 claims Line Honours   After 57h 31m 18s of racing, Syd Fischer finally steered his 90 foot Maxi, Ragamuffin 90, over the line to claim line honours for the 2014 Rolex China Sea Race. Having successfully maintained a boat speed of 9 to 13kts for 564nm, the […]