Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Rolex Big Boat Series 2013, Multihull division enjoys tight racing in San Francisco Bay

Extract from the following article on Sailing Scuttlebutt:

http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2013/09/29/battle-bay-winners-including-hpr-national-champion-determined/

Kame Richards’ (Alameda, Calif.) Golden Moon, a perennial favorite here, topped the scoreboard every day in the Express 37 class to win, while Urs Rothacher’s (Oakland, Calif.) SL33

BridgeRunner topped the Performance Multihulls after breaking a point-score tie with Jerome Ternynck’s (San Francisco) Extreme 40 SmartRecruiters. Introduced last year, the multihulls thrilled spectators with their blazing speed and daring moves, especially at mark roundings where they often mixed with monohulls holding a steadier pace. - See more at:

http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2013/09/29/battle-bay-winners-including-hpr-national-champion-determined/#sthash.otpoooml.dpuf

read more here

and the podium results from the racing:

Multihull (ToT – 7 Boats)
1. BridgeRunner, SL33, Urs Rothacher, Oakland, CA, USA – 1, 2, 2, 8/RET, 2, 3, 1, ; 19 2.
SmartRecruiters, Extreme 40, Jerome Ternynck, San Francisco, CA, USA – 8/RET, 3, 1, 2, 1, 2, 2, ; 19 3.
Orion, MOD 70, Tom Siebel, Redwood City, CA, USA – 5, 1, 4, 1, 4, 1, 5, ; 21

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