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 Posted On Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Do the Right Thing 
Observations by the St. Francis Yacht Club Sailing Coach, that might be of some value too all club's programs. Certainly a message we all believe in and nicely stated. Click on the article title to download the PDF.
 Posted On Friday, September 28, 2018
USA Olympic Training Shifts to San Francisco 
ICOYC Past President John McNeill recommends reading the linked article from Sailing World., "This model could be duplicated in many venues around the world, with similar partnerships of a leading club, local resource and governing body. While focused on development at the highest level, it will also produce a whole generation of excellent sailors, building the sport and its image." https://www.sailingworld.com/olympic-training-shifts-to-san-francisco
 Posted On Saturday, September 15, 2018
Eye candy for sailors  
Eye candy for sailors here, as the Rolex Big Boat Series begins in perfect conditions in San Francisco Bay run from the St Francis Yacht Club https://rolexbigboatseries.com/
 Posted On Friday, August 10, 2018
Video on the Rolex TP 52 Cascais World Championship 
Club Naval de Cascais hosted the Rolex TP 52 World Championship. Watch this 25 minute video. https://edition.cnn.com/videos/sports/2018/08/08/tp52-world-championship-super-series-monohull-yacht-racing-americas-cup-mainsail-spt-intl.cnn
 Posted On Monday, July 30, 2018
The Fun Race to Hawaii 
The Fun Race to Hawaii. Follow the fun race (cruise?) from San Francisco to Hawaii. Relive the 20th edition of the 2,070 nm Pacific Cup Race from San Francisco to Kaneohe Bay, Oahu. Sixty-one entrants prepared for the 2018 edition that divided the fleet with staggered starts on July 9, 11, 12, and 13. Click on the article title to view the video and additional web links.
 Posted On Thursday, June 07, 2018
An Olympic Launch at FAST in San Francisco 
At the recent Forum, we heard about this extraordinary youth development program in San Francisco. Now the dream described by Past Commodore Stoneberg has begun to take form. What does it mean to have an Olympic Development Program running this week through Saturday at San Francisco's Facility for Advanced Sailing and Technology? It means this is real - the first Olympic-related event at FAST, the new US Olympic Sailing headquarters. US Olympic Sailing Chief Malcolm Page is now in residence, and Paige Railey, Caleb Paine and Charlie Buckingham are among the Olympic veterans mixing it up with and setting the bar high for young Olympic Development Program hopefuls. Read more HERE and watch ABC7's news story about FAST. Click the article title to get a link to the video.
 Posted On Monday, March 05, 2018
Brenda Bowskill: Rolex Sailor of the Year - Royal Canadian Yacht Club 
Toronto, Ontario (March 2, 2018) – Brenda Bowskill of Royal Canadian Yacht Club was honored as the 2017 Rolex Sailor of the Year, the most prestigious sailing award of the year in Canada. Click on the title to view the full article.
 Posted On Friday, February 16, 2018
2018 Hong Kong Race Week 20 to 25 February 2018 Part of the ASAF Youth Cup 
A constituent of the ASAF Youth World Cup, HKRW continues to grow as the premiere dinghy regatta in all of Asia, fielding over 221 entries from 10 nations including China, Indonesia, India, Italy, Macau, Qatar, Singapore, Taipei, USA and Hong Kong. Racers from 10 classes including both sailors and windsurfers will race up to 12 racers over 4 days from where the winners of each class will be crowned. Click on the article title to download the full announcement.
 Posted On Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Sint Maarten Yacht Club, hit by Hurricane Irma 
Sint Maarten, part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, is a country on the southern part of a Caribbean island shared with Saint Martin, a French overseas collectivity. The island was struck hard by Hurricane Irma and the General Manager of Sint Maarten Yacht Club wrote to ICOYC President Andy Anderson asking that ICOYC help spread the word of SMYC's efforts to rebuild its teaching fleet. Click on the article title to read the full message from SMYC's GM.
 Posted On Tuesday, January 09, 2018
2018 Zhik Hong Kong 29er World Championship 
New Zealand takes top places for Zhik 29er Worlds. Click on the article title to download the full article and photos.
 Posted On Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Jack London discovers the joy of sailing as a 12-year old boy (in 1912) 
Noted American author Jack London (1876-1916) writes about his discovery of sailing in San Francisco Bay when he was 12 years old. Click on the article title to download the full story.
 Posted On Thursday, November 30, 2017
John Rousmaniere at St Francis Yacht Club on the History of American Yachting 
StFYC: John Rousmaniere's presentation is a must-watch for American (and British) yachting history buffs Thursday, November 30, 2017 - by TOM EHMAN SAN FRANCISCO – John Rousmaniere (New York, NYYC, CCA), esteemed yachting historian, author and sailor, longtime friend, was the guest speaker at yesterday's St Francis Yacht Club Wednesday Yachting Luncheon. John's presentation on the history of American yachting was fascinating, especially for those interested in the development of our sport since 1840. Click on the title for the video link.
 Posted On Thursday, November 16, 2017
Report from the One Ocean Forum in Milan, October 2017  
Notes from Norddeutcher Regatta Verein and St Francis Yacht Club attendees are provided here, following their attendance at this event in Milan last month.
 Posted On Thursday, November 09, 2017
Former World Sailing President follows in the footsteps of his father - Yacht Club Italiano 
The Beppe Croce Trophy has been presented to distinguished sailors, rules gurus and designers who have all dedicated an outstanding amount of time to the sport sailing. The full article on YCI's Beppe can be downloaded from http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2017/11/08/croce-honey-honored-world-sailing-awards/
 Posted On Tuesday, November 07, 2017
RHKYC - Turkish Airlines Around the Island Race 
Over 230 entries have been received for the 2017 edition of the Turkish Airlines Around the Island Race which will take place this Sunday 12 November. Click on the title to download the complete story.
 Posted On Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Volvo China Coast Regatta 13 to 15 October, by Royal Hong Kong YC 
The 2017 Volvo China Coast Race Week (CCRW) comprises the Volvo China Coast Regatta 2017, sailed over three days in the waters south and east of Hong Kong Island, and the Volvo Hong Kong to Vietnam Race 2017, an Offshore Category One race of 673 nautical miles from Hong Kong to Nha Trang, Vietnam. Click the article title to download the full story and photos.
 Posted On Monday, October 02, 2017
2017 Optimist Asian & Oceanian Championships - Final Report  
132 entries from 16 countries battled it out over Five days of racing this week in Hong Kong. Six qualifying races for the Yellow and Blue fleets were sailed on Monday and Tuesday, followed by the 2017 Asia & Oceanian Team Racing Championships where Team China prevailed. The first two championship races were sailed yesterday where Singapore’s Muhammad Daniel Kei Bin Muhammad Yazid, moved up from 4th to first overall after coming 1st and 2nd in his races. With a total of 28 points, he was 15 points ahead of his nearest competitor Demir Dirk from Turkey with China’s Xilun Lin following in 3rd overall. Download the full story by clicking on the article title.
 Posted On Sunday, October 01, 2017
ICOYC Teams Dominate Fifth NYYC Invitational Cup 
The fifth Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup was held in Newport, Rhode Island from September 13 through 17. Fourteen teams from nine countries were invited to compete in evenly matched Swan 42s. Southern Yacht Club, Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, Eastern Yacht Club, Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Royal Cork Yacht Club and Royal Swedish Yacht Cub were the ICOYC members who sailed in the event. Click on the article's title to view the download link for the full story and photos.
 Posted On Friday, September 22, 2017
2018 Hong Kong Race Week - 20-25 Feb 2018 - part of the ASAF Youth Cub 
Under the auspices of the Hong Kong Sailing Federation and organised in conjunction with the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Hong Kong Race Week 2018 is now open for entry! A constituent of the ASAF Youth World Cup, HKRW continues to grow as the premiere dinghy regatta in all of Asia. Fielding over 270 participants from 12 nations and sailed in different 12 classes, HKRW serves as a significant regatta for promising Asian sailors to hone their skills to compete at international level around the world. Click on the article title to download the full announcement and registration links.
 Posted On Monday, September 18, 2017
Southern YC wins Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup 
ICOYC member clubs competed very well in the New York Yacht Club Rolex Invitational Cup, six of which were invited as members of the 14 boat fleet. An excerpt from the Sailing Scuttlebutt publication says "In today’s single race, the Southern Yacht Club was as sharp as they had been in the previous 11 races, starting strongly and never wavering. SYC eventually finished second to Royal Thames in the race, and four places ahead of their only remaining competition for the overall trophy, Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron from Australia.," Read the full article from the web download by clicking on the title of this article.