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 Posted On Monday, April 02, 2018
From Commodore Brandner: Rounding the Windward Mark 
“One recent night at the Club, I stepped outside the Grill Room for some fresh air. I was admiring the unseasonably thick fog when…who has time to admire the fog? It’s April at the St. Francis! We’re setting our kites for a downwind run as everything kicks off: the racing season, Club events, Tinsley Toilers and active committee work.”
 Posted On Thursday, November 02, 2017
From the Chairman: Strength in September 
September is typically our biggest profit month of the year and 2017 was no exception. In Chairman Driscoll’s report, we see that both Contribution to Capital and Revenue were better than budgeted in September, placing us on solid footing as we enter the holiday months.
 Posted On Monday, September 11, 2017
A Preview to Rolex Big Boat Series 2017 
Welcome to the 2017 rendition of Rolex Big Boat Series, the St. Francis Yacht Club’s signature event and the premier West Coast regatta. The 53rd edition of this regatta welcomes 89 teams to San Francisco Bay, representing a wide range of boat-size, history and performance.
 Posted On Friday, August 25, 2017
Consistency Proves King at the 2017 J/111 Worlds at St. Francis Yacht Club 
Despite forecasts for lighter-than-average wind on San Francisco Bay, Day Two of the J/111 Worlds, hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, California, delivered fresh conditions that gathered as the day’s action unfurled.
 Posted On Thursday, August 17, 2017
I’d Like to Be Under the Sea: Women's Cruise on Tinsley Island  
Women’s Cruise on Tinsley Island (September 8–10) is just weeks away and our amazing Cruise chairs Peggy Cramer and Sarah Dreyer share all about what you can expect at the Cruise.
 Posted On Monday, April 17, 2017
Excitement Builds for J/111 Worlds at St. Francis Yacht Club 
What happens when some of the world’s best keelboat sailors climb aboard high-performance One Design boats on a famously windy racecourse for a world-class regatta? In the case of the J/111 Worlds, the result will involve tightly contested starting lines, high-drama mark roundings and ample bow spray.
 Posted On Saturday, March 11, 2017
Meet Paul Koojoolian, the Club's New General Manager 
On March 1, Paul Koojoolian accepted the position as General Manager of St. Francis Yacht Club. We go behind the scenes and get to know a bit more about Mr. Koojoolian, including his family, his interests and his favoritte things about St. Francis Yacht Club.
 Posted On Wednesday, February 01, 2017
It’s Going to Be an “Entertaining” Year! 
Entertainment Chairperson Amy Dailey is rolling out all the stops to make this year truly entertaining! Check out the schedule of Wednesday Lives and Club Events, including a special Opening Day on the Bay weekend that will celebrate the Club’s 90th Anniversary and the Bay’s 100th Opening Day.
 Posted On Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Final Day for Tinsley Island Lottery 
It is time, once again, to submit your requests for accommodations on Tinsley Island for the new year. The Tinsley Island Committee’s goal is to welcome and accommodate as many members as possible throughout the year. We hope that you will consider Tinsley Island one of your relaxation destinations for 2017.
 Posted On Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Building Conditions at Day Two of the 2016 Alcatel J/70 Worlds Hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club 
San Francisco has a storied reputation as a world-class venue during the summer and early fall, and Day Two of the 2016 Alcatel J/70 Worlds, hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club, did not disappoint.
 Posted On Thursday, August 11, 2016
St. Francis Yacht Club Announces Alcatel as Title Sponsor of J/70 Worlds 
St. Francis Yacht Club and the International J/70 Class are pleased to announce Alcatel as the title sponsor of the 2016 Alcatel J/70 Worlds, which will take place on San Francisco Bay from September 24 to October 1, 2016.
 Posted On Friday, June 10, 2016
Sears Cup Looming and Who’s Got a Lightning? 
At last weekend's Area G Qualifiers, hosted by Richmond Yacht Club, StFYC's youth sailing team of Mats Keldsen, Spencer Paulsen, Ryder Easterlin and Juliana Testa finished first, earning the Club a berth at the Sears Cup.
 Posted On Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Junior Boats for Sale 
The Junior Clubhouse is selling five boats: three Flying Juniors and two 420s. These will be available for purchase on a first-come-first-served basis starting Monday, May 11th.
 Posted On Monday, April 25, 2016
From the Galley: Roll-Out of New Seasonal Menu Items 
With Opening Day scarcely in our rear view mirror, and sailing season firmly upon us, Chef Aaron Johnson is rolling out a handful of new menu items to be featured in the Grill Room and Main Dining Room. We welcome you to pay the Club a visit and give these new items a try!
 Posted On Monday, March 21, 2016
Small Boats, Big Racing at Spring Dinghy 
After two weeks of relentless rain, sailors took to the Bay en masse on Saturday ready to harness the great breeze and momentary break in the drizzle. At the Spring Dinghy Regatta, 60 entries from five dinghy fleets made for dynamic racing. F18s zipped around the course heeling dramatically at high speeds, followed by a stampede of 505s, a hyper-competitive fleet of Lasers and Laser Radials, an adventurous bunch of Weta trimarans and a vigorous group of juniors in Club 420s
 Posted On Monday, March 07, 2016
Photos: New Menu Items Roll Out in Grill Room and Clippership 
This week, Chef Aaron and his team will complete their roll-out of refreshed menus in all three dining rooms. In addition, you will see an entirely new Dessert Menu featuring only items made in house.
 Posted On Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Meet your New Fellow Members  
In January, ten new members were accepted into the membership of St. Francis Yacht Club. Each has a unique story and followed a unique path to joining. Read about these new members and get to know their faces, so you can introduce yourself the next time you see them around the Club.
 Posted On Monday, February 01, 2016
Announcing: Dave Perry Week at StFYC 
Dave Perry is coming to San Francisco, and making St. Francis Yacht Club his home base! A well-known author, coach, sailor and rules expert, Dave is famous from coast to coast for his ability to bring the Racing Rules of Sailing to life. During the first week of March, he will spend time offering lectures, coaching our Juniors and coaching the J/105 fleet of SF.
 Posted On Wednesday, January 20, 2016
NOR Posted for 2016 Rolex Big Boat Series 
The NOR has been posted for the 2016 Rolex Big Boat Series, marking the 52nd anniversary of this premiere West Coast regatta.
 Posted On Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Remembering Len Delmas 
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Staff Commodore and Honorary Member, Leonard Peter Delmas. A Celebration of Life will be held on his birthday, December 17th, with a mass at 10:00am at St. Ignatius Church followed by a reception at StFYC from 12:00pm to 3:00pm.
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