Here are a variety of links related to LGBT sailing, Gay Games organizations, other organizations or resources that have highlighted or been supportive of LGBT sailing locally and worldwide. In addition, articles that have spotlighted our SF LGBT sailing community and general sailing resources.
Team San Francisco
The Greece of the Gay Games! "Team San Francisco provides a local sports network for San Francisco Bay Area gay and lesbian athletes and helps coordinate participation in the Gay Games."
Federation of Gay Games
"The Federation of Gay Games perpetuates the quadrennial Gay Games and safeguards its founding principles of Participation, Inclusion, and Personal Best. An all-volunteer organisation, the Federation is made up of individuals and organisations representing four continents."
GLORY - Gay & Lesbian Organisation of Racing & Yachting
GLORY is an international organisation that exists to provide a voice for gays and lesbians in the sport of sailing and to encourage and assist individual sailors, clubs and teams.
BCBC - Barbary Coast Boating Club
"The Barbary Coast Boating Club is an organization of men and women dedicated to the enjoyment of sailing, powerboating, and PWCs by Gays and Lesbians in the San Francisco Bay, Delta and Coastal Areas. It is comprised of boat owners, crew members, water skiers, kayakers, their partners and friends who seek to enjoy the sport with other Gay and Lesbian enthusiasts."
The premier sailing school and club in San Francisco Bay recognized worldwide for its excellent training. Several SFST members and other LGBT sailors have taken courses here and frequently charter their boats for day and overnight sailing.
"Our mission is to grow and serve the sport of sailing. We are committed to introducing new people to the sport of sailing and to try and make all the resources necessary readily available on our web site. In addition, we want to provide existing sailors with as many resources as possible in order to enhance their enjoyment and participation in the sport as well as providing an on-line sailing community."
MISSION: Provide leadership, integrity and advancement for the sport of sailing.
VISION: Be the recognized leader in training and certification, in support for the racing sailor and in facilitating access to sailing.