We all should have known that Chip’s Birthday was going to be a wet and wild evening. Ebb tide and wind gusting over 25 knots made for a fun and fast evening. As the night went on the wind stayed up but trended slightly south. This meant that the square start in race one turned pin favored for race two and three. Race two saw about four people risking it on port tack then race three closer to ten. The risk payed off for Joey Pasquali…
Oh boy, it does not get much better than that. Tonight, marked the third night of the season and the conditions could not have been better. 25Knots at Anita rock made for some exciting (and fast) racing. Most of the fleet was on 8-11m kites which means 25 Knots upwind and 30+ downwind bringing exciting racing right to the beach at Crissy!
Yet another fun and, competitive night. After having a beautiful week in San Francisco, the city by the bay showed her true colors. Fog down to the deck, 30 degree shifts and 20 knot puffs (perhaps the 0 knot lulls were more important). it was truly a “the coldest summer racing I ever spent was tonight in San Francisco”.
St Francis Kite Race Series kicked off this Thursday. A perfect summer evening, warm winds, flat water and big smiles. we only got two races in as the wind tapered quickly at the end of the second and the boats were busy fishing some folks out of the water. Johnny Heineken took the night (1,1), showing that he is again race ready for a fast season, Johnny was followed by out of towner Denis Taradin (2,3) showing that even your average Thursday night is an international event.
Weather permitting, the St Francis Yacht Club, located near famed Crissy Field in San Francisco, CA will kick off the 2017 Kite Race Series thursday afternoon April 20, 2017. Bluerush has returned in support of the series for the third year in a row and this year has been joined by F-One & Manera. The […]
Come to Saint Petersburg for a weekend of Fall foil racing! F-One & Manera are a proud sponsor of the race and will have F-One ambassadors Jon Modica, Zach Marks, Aaron from Elite Watersports and possibly a few more in the race!