The Sailing Science Center Blog

June 3, 2019

A large project like the Sailing Science Center will never reach its final vision without a tremendous amount of teamwork and partnership. This is why I have devoted so much of my energy on this project to finding the right people, creating the right culture and buildi...

May 2, 2019

In a letter dated May 2nd, 2019 the San Francisco Sailing Science Center received its Exemption Letter from the IRS, confirming it as exempt from federal income tax as a public charity under IRC Section 501(c)(3). The determination was made retroactive to our date of i...

May 1, 2019

While perseverance isn't a guarantee of success, quitting is a guarantee of failure. It's the easy way out when the going gets tough. Few people quit at the bottom of the mountain; the prospect of making it to the peak sounds so glorious. It’s midway up when the breath...

April 1, 2019

In any endeavor involving more than one person there is bound to be disagreement. How that disagreement is viewed and handled makes all the difference. Great leaders from Abraham Lincoln to Ray Dalio have known that disagreement is a good thing and have intentionally s...

March 14, 2019

It was two years ago today that the Sailing Science Center project was "born" during a meeting between Jim Hancock and Alexandra Liguori at the Coupa Café in Palo Alto.

Jim had met Alex a few weeks earlier during a lecture she was giving on the physics of sailing at OCS...

February 1, 2019

At first blush the San Francisco Sailing Science Center is a project to create a cool new museum. To a person, every one of the hundreds of people I have shared this with has thought it was a great idea, both sailors and non-sailors. The idea of having a fun, interacti...

December 4, 2018

A great overview of the Sailing Science Center project was published today in the Treasure Island News over Director Jeff Owens' name.

Click here to see the article.

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November 12, 2018

Following our November 10 Stakeholders Gathering we received a very supportive write-up in the online version of the local sailing magazine, Latitude 38, known as 'Lectronic Latitude. Click  here to see the write-up. Our thanks go to publisher John Arndt for this...

January 22, 2018

As of today the San Francisco Sailing Science Center is a California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation. The California Secretary of State has approved our Articles of Incorporation and made it official.

August 10, 2017

 I met with TISC (Treasure Island Sailing Center) Founder Carisa Harris-Adamson today to discuss the Sailing Science Center and its relationship to TISC. It was an exciting meeting in which we discussed the synergies of our missions.

We left with an agreement to partner...

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