Sailing News

Various Classes – 2019 Big Boat Series – San Francisco CA – Final results after a perfect race day on Frisco Bay


John Brigden (Menlo Park, CA, USA) with his team won the race of the day in the J/70s and finished clearly on top overall ahead of Scott Sellers/Geoff McDonald/Harrison Turner (Emerald Hills, CA, USA). In the J/105, the largest fleet, Ryan Simmons (Sausalito, CA, USA) had no problem defending rank 1 10 points in front of Ne*Ne of Tim Russell (Novato, CA, USA). —– No change on top of the ORR A class. Elyxir, the Santa Cruz 52 with Skip Ely (La Selva Beach, CA, USA) finished 2nd yesterday, and the race win of Blue, the Swan 53-2 of Paul Ray (San Francisco, CA, USA) was not enough to reclaim rank 1. With another bullet, Kuai, the Melges 32 of Daniel Thielman, San Francisco, CA, USA, estended the lead in the ORR B class on 12 points. In the ORR C, Elusive, the Swan 42 Club of Thomas Furlong (Danville, CA, USA) won the race an replaced Chance, the J/120 of Barry Lewis (Atherton, CA, USA) on top. Peregrine, the J/120 of David Halliwill (New York, NY, USA) remained 3rd. —– The final day on the Frisco Bay Tour Course was held in splendid sailing conditions. —–The results of all eight Classes/Divisions, the final report, an 48 minute summary of the day and the Big Boat event website.