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Come sail a VIP Boat - Watch The Inaugral Sail-GP Foiling Catamaran Regatta...

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South Beach Harbor

40 Pier, Suite 4

San Francisco, CA 94107

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(photo caption: The shot above is of a foiling AC 72 that I took during the America's Cup just so you see how close we get to the action! The 50 footers will be MUCH more exciting than the 72's as there will be 6 of them racing at the same time!)

We'll go out and watch the F50 Foiling catamaran regatta that will be happening on the San Francisco CityFront. This will be WAY more exciting than the America's Cup as there will be 6 boats racing a short course around buoys setup adjacent to the Marina Green. The F50 cats are estimated to be the first one-design sailboat to break the 50 knot barrier once they can reach in 20 knots true wind speed, usually a daily occurrence on SF Bay throughout the month of May. We've had loads of experience getting in position for these events as we were out every day of the America's cup...right up front! Bay Lady is sailed by a bunch of folks who race the Bay every weekend so we'll be able to tell what's happening throughout each race.

We'd mention the name of the event but the organizers want to charge you money to sit on the water and watch this...we don't believe that they own the water so we won't use 'their' name and pass on the savings to you (they are charging $190 without food to ride on a ferryboat for this event).

Needless to say this is a 6 boat competition that will be staged in several cities. San Francisco is the second city with Sydney being the first city on the tour.

Here's Sailing Scuttlebutt's coverage of the event. https://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2019/01/28/getting-ready-first-us-sailgp-event/

The F50 catamaran is based on the most recent America’s Cup 50 footers though these have different foils and miles of hydraulics routed throughout the hulls aided by a battery storage system….a first for this type of boat. The batteries allow these speedsters to sail with 5 crew and they will be BUSY indeed.

Here’s a great link on the development of the Boat and the Class https://www.sail-world.com/news/210743/F50s-predicted-to-top-50kts-London-launch-video

Who knows if these boats will ever make it back to the Bay so come join us for the inaugural event. We promise you’ll love it or your money back! Questions? Call Us! 415-543-7333.

Saturday May 4 - Day One

• San Francisco Race 1 12:10

• San Francisco Race 2 12:46

• San Francisco Race 3 13:20

Sunday May 5 - Day Two

• San Francisco Race 4 12:10

• San Francisco Race 5 12:46

• San Francisco Final Race 13:20

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