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 Posted On Saturday, January 14, 2017
Sign up for Team Race 101, February 4-5 
It’s a new year, which means new opportunities for all of us to learn and sharpen our team racing skills! We want to start this team racing season off with a bang by offering a two-day Team Racing 101 event to get team racers of all levels ready for a busy year of scrimmages and regattas.
 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 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, 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.
From the Commodore: Call me in November 
Commodore Kimball Livingston steps into his position at the helm with a playful and excited look at the months ahead. Read why he chose the Willie model to adorn the Grill Room mantel, learn about his favorite times of the year, and discover his plan for getting more Juniors out sailing with him…so long as they serve on Race Committee too.
 Posted On Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Sacramento to SFYC: The Cruisers' Group in Autumn 
Our Cruisers’ Group is as active as ever! They recently completed a fun cruise from Tinsley to Sacramento, including various on-shore tours and two nights’ stay on the historic Delta King. Looking forward they are planning a cruise to Tomales Bay in October, to San Francisco Yacht Club in November and to our own StFYC in December.
 Posted On Saturday, August 01, 2015
Top Talent Moves on to Finals in Kite Foil Gold Cup 
Following two days of tight racing in the qualifying rounds of Kite Foil Gold Cup, 35 racers move on to the Gold Fleet while 34 will race in the Silver Fleet. Conditions have been superb for the event, big breezes up to 25 knots, and race committee is counting on more of the same.
Kiters Warm Up During Day One of Kite Foil Gold Cup  
During Day One of racing in the Kite Foil Gold Cup 69 kiters went head-to-head in five races, working out the kinks and getting to know the venue.
 Posted On Thursday, July 09, 2015
Tideline Water Taxi Provides Transportation Alternative During Doyle Drive Closure  
With Doyle Drive closed for construction through Monday, Tideline Water Taxi is offering expanded cross-Bay transportation.
 Posted On Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Kite Foil Golf Cup Comes to StFYC 
This summer, 80 of the world’s fastest foiling kiteboard racers will assemble at the St. Francis Yacht Club to compete in the second stop of the 2015 Kite Foil Gold Cup tour.
 Posted On Friday, May 01, 2015
Women of StFYC: Marion Lepert 
Marion Marcelle Lepert was born in La Tronche, in the French Alps. This young woman’s quiet determination and unassuming demeanor belie the fact that she is the U.S.’s greatest hope for a medal in windsurfing at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio.
Racing Under the Burgee in April 2015 
StFYC sailors are carrying the glory of the burgee far and wide every month. Here we celebrate some of their most recent victories.
The Hines Family: Four Generations of StFYC Sailors  
When the earthquake hit San Francisco in 1989, Dewey Hines was in the Club, meeting with Chef Karl. “We were in the oldest part of the building—the area with a foundation of beams resting on sand,” Dewey recalls. Just as that day has become an inextricable part of StFYC history, so too has the Hines family.
Juniors: Spring Regattas and Results 
It's been busy in the Junior Clubhouse! Our 420 and Laser sailors raced in the Spring Dinghy regatta. The High School Team traveled to Santa Barbara for the Gaucho Regatta, raced in the PCISA Nor Cal Championship, and ended their season at the PCISA Gold Fleet and Silver Fleet Championships.
And They're Off: On the Water this Month 
A brief wrap-up of the San Francisco Cup and J/Fest with a preview of the Bluerush Thursday Kite Race Series, which kicked off April 9.
 Posted On Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Photos: IntraClub Regatta Awards 
 Posted On Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Sailor Spotlight on Charlie Arms  
Charlie Arms, TransPac veteran, StFYC sailor and Sailing Director, tells the Mainsheet's Victoria Terheyden about her most memorable sailing experiences and what's next in her career, as Charlie just resigned after 15 years as the Director of Sailing at The California Maritime Academy.
 Posted On Thursday, March 19, 2015
Announcing the Winners of 2014 Junior Sailing Awards 
On January 30th Junior Sailors from our Summer Camps, Spring and Fall Sailing, High School Sailing Team, and Junior Race Team, along with their parents, gathered for the 2014 Junior Awards Banquet.
 Posted On Monday, March 16, 2015
Slow Start, Big Turnout at Spring One Design Regatta 
On the first day of the Spring One Design regatta, it seemed everyone was there—80 boats, 300 sailors, 8 fleets—everyone, that is, but the wind. Early season conditions prevailed and the lack of breeze resulted in a string of postponements with, ultimately, no racing.
 Posted On Thursday, February 12, 2015
Gathering Tales of the Willie 
On Opening Day 2015, the StFYC will christen a model of our beloved W.L. Stewart, III. In preparation, we are gathering tales for a Willie anthology and will publish selections in the April issue of the Mainsheet. 
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