St. Francis Yacht Club

From its home on the shores of San Francisco Bay, the St. Francis Yacht Club conducts one of the most active regatta schedules in the world, serving a leadership role in competitive sailing. Its 140+ race days per year invariably include regattas of national and international significance.

A strong seabreeze prevails from March to October on San Francisco Bay. Combined with a setting of great natural beauty, and environs rich in attractions, that reliable breeze makes the bay uniquely attractive for competition under sail.

Much like the city of San Francisco—a young city with a rich history—St. Francis is a young club with a rich history. Founded in 1927, the club was only three years old when the schooner Zaca carried its burgee around the world, and only nine years old when the yawl Dorade, flying StFYC colors, became the first boat to sweep a Transpac. The original clubhouse was destroyed in stages by a 1976 fire and a 1989 earthquake, but through the years, the Club has anchored the international game of yachting on San Francisco Bay. 

Each year, St. Francis Yacht Club rolls out the red carpet for sailors visiting to compete in the Rolex Big Boat Series. This year, we look forward to welcoming you.

Competitor Berthing

Berthing is provided for most competitors of the Rolex Big Boat Series, at the St. Francis Yacht Club guest docks, or at slips rented from the city marina. Assignments will be circulated about one week prior to the event.

For details, please contact:

Chase Bargemann
StFYC Waterfront Director

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Neighborhoods San Francisco Waterfront