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 Posted On Thursday, April 05, 2018
US Olympic Sailing Team Moves to San Francisco Bay 
FAST USA, the Facility for Advanced Sailing and Technology, will soon headquarter America’s Olympic sailors on San Francisco Bay, a game-changing development that was spearheaded by your St. Francis Sailing Foundation. Long a supporter of the community outreach activities at Treasure Island Sailing Center (TISC) the Foundation has now entered a three-way partnership with TISC and with US Sailing. The result is FAST. FAST will elevate every aspect of TISC while the US Olympic Sailing Team gains a flagship training base of unprecedented scope and technological sophistication.
 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, March 01, 2018
Photos: A 29er Clinic for Opti Sailors 
What happens when you take teenage Nacra sailors and put them in a 29er with Opti sailors? As one onlooker put it: “A relentless gigglefest.” Our StFYC Race Team did just that last month during a go-fast sailing clinic. Check out some great photos here.
What’s Coming up in Seamanship? 
Following a very successful launch of the Seamanship Seminar Series in 2018, our Seamanship guru, Capt. Christopher Hanson, is back! Read about plans to offer more great free seminars to members.
 Posted On Friday, November 03, 2017
St. Francis Yacht Club Board of Directors Report to the Membership 
The Board of Directors of the St. Francis Yacht Club would like to provide a comprehensive update on several timely topics, with input from Board members and certain Committee chairs.
 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, October 02, 2017
Visit the Membership Development Committee at Fleet Week this Weekend 
Fleet Week is one of the best times to enjoy your Club, and share it with friends. Membership Development Committee chair, Brendan Bradley, will be on hand in the Lobby this Saturday to greet members and answer your questions on membership and sponsoring a new member.
 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 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, 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 Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Mainsheet Submission Guidelines 
Guidelines to submitting stories to the Mainsheet
 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.
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