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 Posted On Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Lessons from a Legend 
In the world of sailing coaches, few names garner as much respect and admiration as Dave Ullman. Coach Adam was lucky enough to serve as Dave’s assistant at the recent Etchells World Championship. The real pleasure for me came in Dave’s daily briefings and debriefs during. Every day, there was at least one little nugget...
 Posted On Friday, September 01, 2017
StFYC Juniors Hit the Road with Two National Championships 
This past month, Head Sailing Coach Adam Corpuz-Lahne drove the Club’s van and trailer, stacked with a coach boat and two C420s, all the way to Massachusetts to coach our kids in the Buzzards Bay C420 Champs and the C420 National Champs.
 Posted On Saturday, June 03, 2017
Junior Sailing Rebooted 
Over a year ago, the Junior Committee and Junior Sailing staff began a deep-dive into our existing sailing program, wondering about the current curriculum and the best way forward. After months of study, collaboration and discussion, they have come up with a solution that will transform our junior sailing program for the better.
 Posted On Saturday, April 01, 2017
Preserving our Playground 
As San Francisco sailors, we are intimately connected with the Bay itself. When we look at the water, we see things that non-sailors don’t see. And with the massive amounts of rain this winter, draining down through the Delta and out into the Bay, we’re starting to notice something different on the water. 
 Posted On Sunday, January 01, 2017
Junior Sailing Highlights of 2016 
Head sailing coach Adam Corpuz-Lahne looks back on the Junior sailors’ highlights of the past year, including a trip to Sweden, placing at the Club 420 North American Championship, and winning the Area G Sears Cup, Area G Smythe and Women’s Formula Kite World Championship.
 Posted On Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Under Sail: Daily Reports from our Juniors in Sweden  
Six of StFYC’s Juniors are spending this week in Sweden with Head Coach Adam Corpuz-Lahne, participating in what has become an annual youth sailing exchange between StFYC and the Royal Swedish Yacht Club (KSSS) in Stockholm, Sweden.
 Posted On Friday, July 01, 2016
Life After High School Sailing 
Each year, StFYC graduates a pool of talented High School seniors and many of them go on to race in College, some at schools that are perennial contenders for top honors. Coach Adam sat down with three recent grads who are racing in college—at Boston College, Tufts and Georgetown—to learn about the experience thus far and see how StFYC helped prepare them.
 Posted On Wednesday, March 16, 2016
“That’s the Fastest I’ve Ever Gone in an FJ!” 
Feast or famine. That is always the theme when it comes to the Gaucho Regatta, hosted every March by the UC Santa Barbara Sailing Team. This year was no different, with 64 High School teams from across the state competing in winds at both ends of the spectrum.
 Posted On Monday, February 01, 2016
From our Head Sailing Coach: People First, Results Second 
“Every January, I attend three regattas that hold special meaning to me, each for a different reason, and at each I have a different role.” Head Sailing Coach Adam Corpuz-Lahne is more than just our sailing coach. He is a dedicated member of the sailing community as a whole. This month, he talks about regattas near and dear to his heart and reflects on that most important of questions: why do we sail?
 Posted On Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Making All-Around Sailors out of our Juniors 
This fall, the StFYC Junior program is implementing some meaningful changes in an effort to continually improve our program as well as our Junior sailors. Of note, the practice schedule is shifting to Tuesday-Thursday, allowing Friday to be open to a different kind of sailing – the kind beyond dinghies and short courses that our juniors will see when they matriculate past high school.
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