Advanced Sailing Clinics
StFYC’s Youth Sailing program offers advanced sailing clinics throughout the year, equipping our sailors to compete at state, national and international levels.
January 13–14, 2018
J/22 Jr Racing Clinic
Come join StFYC for the first annual Junior J/22 Racing Clinic. This clinic will focus on Boat Setup, Tuning, Boat Handling Techniques. This is not a beginner level clinic. All participants should be able to fly a spinnaker. We will hold video debrief and have after sailing snacks. Please bring a lunch to eat on the water. Clinic times are 9:30am - 4:30pm. Each member of the team must register separately.
Nacra High-Performance Clinic
This spring the St. Francis Sailing Foundation hosted a High Performance Nacra 15 Clinic at StFYC. An impressive cadre of volunteer coaches trained 26 kids in six Nacras. By the end of the weekend, Pamela Healy told the group, “Someone in this group will be going to the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires in 2018.” MORE
C420 High-Performance Clinic
Renowned sailors Sydney Bolger and Udi Gal traveled to the St. Francis Yacht Club for this advanced C420 clinic. The focus was on advanced boat-handling techniques, sail trim, and “go fast” tactics. Participants hailed from the Bay, Southern California and the East Coast.
High School Sailing Boot Camp on Tinsley Island
Come to Tinsley for a week of FJ sailing and instruction under the sun and learn what it takes to be part of the Bay Area’s largest and fiercest varsity program. The Boot Camp is five days and four nights of intense learning and hard work to prepare you for evaluations. It’s the perfect way to prepare for the HS Sailing season.
Olympic Development Performance Clinic
Over Labor Day Weekend, US Sailing brought in its top coaches to St. Francis Yacht Club to host an intensive weekend clinic for about 40 of the West Coast's top youth sailors, in Laser Radials, i420, 29ers, and Nacra15s. The Clinic was supported by the St. Francis Sailing Foundation, which provided an event wrap-up HERE