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 […]

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 […]

Haggarts Dominate 2015 Championship Race

Dave and Stacey Haggart clobbered AYC’s other fleet champs. Annihilated them. Stomped ’em. Humbled ’em. Sound like an exaggeration? Consider this: Five races, five firsts. At that point Martin Lorch waved the white flag even though he still had a mathematical chance to win. Game over. It was only in the first race that Haggarts […]

Congratulations to AYC Fleet Champions

Now it’s all over but the Club Championship for Spring 2015 racing. The Champ Regatta will be at Tempe Town Lake on Saturday, May 2, with the first gun at 9:30. Even if you’re not racing, come watch! Congrats to the TTL fleet winners. Spring and Fall-Spring: Buccaneer 18, Matt Davis; Capri 14.2, Dave Haggart; […]

Court Roberts Wins Blustery Tall Cactus

The 2015 Tall Cactus Regatta was one to remember for the 19 boats that raced in breezy and blustery conditions. Knockdowns and round-ups were the conversation at the post-race get-together. Court Roberts, sailing his Melges 24 was first to finish the 14 nm course in just over 2 1/2 hours. The pursuit race with slower […]