Past Events

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August 8, 2018
Travels in Africa
Michael Ellis, Naturalist and Founder of Footloose Forays




August 1, 2018
Another Day in Paradise: Weathering Hurricanes Irma and Maria
Cristine Perakis, Author




July 25, 2018
Scientific Support for Environmentally Responsible Maritime Business Decisions
Brandon Southall, Research Associate UC Santa Cruz




July 18, 2018
Photography and Travels in Africa
Encore Presentation by Chris Ray and Kim Jones




July 11, 2018
Speed Sailing
Matt Reynolds, CEO Extreme Sailing San Diego




June 27, 2018
From Lima to the Golden Gate Bridge -- One Engineer's Story
Jorge Lee, Architectural Engineer, Golden Gate Bridge District




June 20, 2018
StFYC Celebrity Sailor Roast – Please Check Your Glass Jaws At the Front Desk
Jim Cascino, Staff Commodore, Sailor, Auctioneer Extraordinaire, Breeder of a Frisbee Champion




June 13, 2018
S
an Francisco’s Auto Racing Past – On the Marina and in Golden Gate Park
Bob Devlin, StFYC Member, Automotive Historian, Author of Two Books




June 6, 2018
From Norway to Iceland the Hard Way—An Arctic Rowing Expedition & Adventure
Carlo Facchino, Endurance Athlete: Ironman, Ultramarathon Runner, Cyclist, Survivalist, Ocean Rower




May 30, 2018
Sail Cowabunga! A Family’s Ten Years at Sea
Janis Couvreux, Sailor, Award-Winning Writer, Travel and Adventure Addict, Mom and Grandma



May 23, 2018
Go Faster—With 3D Molding, Automated Fiber Placement & Flexible Membranes
Bill Pearson, Head of 3Di Advanced Technology Department, North Sails




May 16, 2018
2018 -- Eleven Olympic Sailors in Seven Classes vs. 1,000 Competitors from 50 Countries
Malcolm Page, Chief of Olympic Sailing 




May 9, 2018
All The Oceans -- Designing by the Seat of My Pants
Ron Holland, Famed Naval Architect and Author 




May 2, 2018
Higher and Faster—The Origin of The America’s Cup
Steve Tsuchiya, Historian, Author, Chairman, Selection Committee America’s Cup Hall of Fame 




April 25, 2018
How Can Hybrid Vessels Help the Bluest of Oceans Go Green?
Charlie Walther, CEO, Walther Engineering Services 




April 18, 2018
Engaging Women Through Sailing—StFYC Female Stars Tell Us How It’s Done
Pamela Healy, Olympic Medalist and World Champion & Nicole Breault, National and Match Racing Champion 




April 11, 2018
The Capture of the U-505 -- A Legion of Heroes
Bob McLaughlin, Author 




April 4, 2018
The Film Icarus and Why it Matters—Stopping Russia’s National Policy of Cheating
Jim Swartz, Venture Capitalist, Grand Prix Sailor, Emmy, Peabody and Oscar Winning Producer 




March 28, 2018
A Conversation with Jocelyn Nash—Pioneering, Legendary Sailor
Jocelyn Nash, Mallory Club Winner, Boat Builder, Sailmaker, Champion and Mother of Champions 




March 21, 2018
A Proper Yachting History of the St. Francis Yacht Club
RC Keefe, StFYC Historian and Senior Staff Commodore




March 14, 2018
Man vs. Sea—Winslow Homer Depicts the American Hero
Philip Eliasoph, PhD, Professor of Art History, Fairfield University, Connecticut




March 7, 2018
Swimming from Catalina to the Mainland and More Night Train Adventures 
David Holscher, Ocean Swimming Champion and President, Night Train Swimming Team 





February 28, 2018
Exploring Maritime Art through the Life & Work of John Steven Dews 
John Steven Dews (via Skype from New Zealand) and Zachary Hall, Director, Trinity House Paintings 



February 21, 2018
Why We Dynamited the Junior Program and are Not Looking Back 
Kimball Livingston, Staff Commodore, 2018 Chair of the StFYC Junior Committee  





February 14, 2018
America’s Cup Update—What’s Next and New for the Oldest Game in Sport? 

Tom Ehman, StFYC Member; Veteran of Twelve AC Campaigns; Founder and Editor of Sailing Illustrated 



February 7, 2018
The Challenges Facing the New Chair of the Federal Reserve System
Robert Heller, Former Governor of the Federal Reserve System, Former CEO of VISA




January 31, 2018
Bill Keener, Marine Biologist
The Fascinating Return of Whales, Porpoises and Dolphins to SF Bay 



 
January 24, 2018
Anthony Scopazzi, Drone Pilot
The Care and Feeding of Peace-time Drones

 


January 10, 2018
David Thoreson
Saving the World One Ocean at a Time 




November 30, 2017
John Rousmaniere
On the History of Yachting and the America's Cup


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