The Outrage Now Has a Wicked Name

Update: The board of directors in its wisdom has chosen Wicked Awesome as the winner of this contest from some 55 entries. By Victor Felice Remember the ’70 hit by America, A Horse With No Name? In the desert you can remember your name. That is, if you had one to begin with! The Boston […]

Safety at Sea Expert Offers Suggested Skills & Gear

Suddenly alone. Now what? You’re suddenly by yourself on your boat, scanning frothy waves for your crew. Now what do you do? In July, sailing safety expert Bruce Brown will talked us through this frightening scenario. Bruce is the main presenter of US Sailing’s Safety at Sea seminars, seminars that are both very helpful and […]

SUPs and Fast Boats for August Monthly Meeting

Do you SUP? The SUP phenomenon (stand-up paddleboard for the uninitiated) is exploding and for the August monthly meeting, we’ll hear from Terri Carlin of Riverbound Sports in Tempe, a SUP sales and event outfit. She may have you wobbling on a SUP by the end of the meeting. Actually, this is a meeting double […]

Starting the Burgee String from Scratch

Arizona Yacht Club’s long string of yacht club burgees is gone. It didn’t come home after the Birthday Regatta this year and is presumed lost or stolen. We’ve filed a police report in case it pops up on Craig’s List. Watch for it. We don’t know how many burgees were on the string, collected over […]

Cool Summer Camp-Out August 12-14

What, a more civilized summer camp-out? Organizer Steve Nahkala this year will move the AYC weekend in the pines from its traditional Kinnikinick spot to the Dairy Springs Campground. The new spot has amenities the old one doesn’t have. A paved road. Permanent toilets. Get this: running water. Clearly Steve’s getting soft. But you can […]