Founded in 1927, the St. Francis Yacht Club is one of the most esteemed yacht clubs in the world—steeped in more than 90 years of yachting and racing traditions. Platinum Clubs of the World named the St. Francis Yacht Club the Number One Yacht Club in the United States in 2012, 2014, and 2016. Boardroom Magazine has recognized it as a Distinguished Emerald Club of the World every year since 2012.
The annual regatta schedule at the St. Francis is one of the most aggressive in the world, with 140 days of on-water activity including numerous national and world championships. As a venue, San Francisco Bay is both physically beautiful and naturally demanding, providing racers with the ultimate in wind, current, and weather conditions for competitive, exciting sailing.
It is not only the great sailing that makes the St. Francis a sought-after site for important regattas. Our professional staff, excellent dining rooms, inviting bars, and spectacular private party facilities, not to mention our extensive experience in accommodating regattas of all kinds and sizes, makes the St. Francis ideal. Nestled against the spectacular backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island, we provide our visitors with every comfort while dazzling them with their surroundings.
We look forward to hosting you at St. Francis Yacht Club. Welcome aboard.