Slide Show: Volvo Ocean Race Blitzes Newport

Mike and Maryellen Ferring flew to Newport, RI, to see the Volvo Ocean Racers’ only U.S. stop on their chase around the world. Here are pictures that Mike took over the course of three days.

Help ASF with Each Amazon Purchase

Do you shop at Amazon? Turns out the huge online merchant will give .5% (one-half percent) of the money from each of your purchases to the Arizona Sailing Foundation. Your purchases cost the same. Amazon Prime still applies, if you’ve bought that service. ASF just gets a cut of all your dollars. It’s simple. Instead […]

June Meeting: Champion Racer Bill Hardesty

Can you handle another great meeting speaker? How about 2011 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year Bill Hardesty? Bill has won ten world championships: As tactician for two world championships in the Melges 24, one in the Farr 40, one in the Melges 20, three World Match Race Tour overall wins, and as helmsman for three […]

Great Ride for the Commodore’s Celebration

The weather was perfect, the crowd raucous, the prizes many for the 2015 Commodore’s Celebration aboard the tour boat Phoenix on Lake Pleasant. Dennis Davis, daughter Ema, and son Wilson were big winners for the night: all the Davises for the ASF “Heavy Lifting” award for contributions to the foundation and (on a very close […]

AYC Elects Chris Smith Commodore

Members of AYC have elected the slate of candidates proposed for the AYC Board of Directors, headed by Chris Smith. Here’s the entire slate: Commodore: Chris Smith Vice Commodore: Bruce Andress Rear Commodore: Victor Felice Junior Staff Commodore: Peter Lehrach Racing Fleet Captain: Steve Brown Cruising Captain: Tom Errickson Membership: Bob Whyte In addition, Cynthia […]