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light air 2019 big boat series


Leaders after two days are in the largest fleets, the J/70 with 14 and the J/105 with 23 boats Scott Sellers/Geoff McDonald/Harrison Turner, Emerald Hills, CA, USA on the J/70 1FA, and Ryan Simmons, Sausalito, CA, USA, on the J/105 Blackhawk. Blue, the Swan 53-2 of Paul Ray, San Francisco, CA, USA, is first in the ORR A class, Kuai, the Melges 32 of Daniel Thielman, San Francisco, CA, USA, leads in the ORR B class, and Peregrine, the J/120 of David Halliwill, New York, NY, USA, is on top of the ORR C class. —– All results. —– 79 boat split in 8 One-Design and ORR classes are participating in the 55th edition of the Big Boat Series consisting of four days of buoy racing on San Francisco Bay, organised by the St. Francis YC. The high temperatures ashore during the past two days made it difficult to run races, and only one race each day could be completed in very light winds. —– The news of day 2 and the Big Boat event website. —– Racing continues today, Saturday, September 14, with two planned races and a significantly improved forecast, followed by Sundayu0092s scheduled long-form Bay Tour course. But the good news is that Saturday and Sunday look to be typical San Francisco Bay conditions.