The Rolex Big Boat Series and the Transpac Honolulu Race showcase entirely different race formats and call for entirely different strategies, but the two regattas share one important thing: both consistently attract teams at the top of their games. Thus far, of the 35 boats registered for 2015’s Rolex Big Boat Series, at least seven will also compete in the Transpac.
Each September for the last 50 years, hundreds of sailors have flocked to the Rolex Big Boat Series in San Francisco, Calif. for some of the best racing offered in the U.S., if not the world. From this perspective, the 2015 regatta, scheduled for September 17-20 at St. Francis Yacht Club, will be no different than previous Rolex Big Boat Series, but adding poignancy will be the fact that the 51st
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, the 50th Anniversary edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series has hosted hundreds of sailors on 99 teams.