Crew-Skipper Mixer Set for Friday, Sept 5

Join us after work on Friday, September 5, from 5-7 pm to lift a beer or glass of wine with other crew or skippers… and maybe find a connection for fall racing. The party will be at Bluewater Grill, 1720 East Camelback Road (where Camelback crosses over the 51 freeway). A good selection of beers […]

Members who haven’t renewed yet for 2014-2015

The club bylaws require that we post the names of people who haven’t renewed their memberships by now. AYC’s membership year runs from July 1 to June 30 and your dues are to be paid by the end of July. If you haven’t paid by October 1, you’re dropped from membership. Before then, we’ll publish […]

August Meeting: Sportboat Ace Rod Favela

The August AYC meeting will feature sailing coach and sailing equipment supplier Rod Favela. In addition to his own coaching, Rod is on the faculty of the NorthU-Offshore Sailing School Performance Race Week in Captiva, Florida. Rod was active in the creation of the Viper 640 fleet and now works with the VX One sportboat−and […]

Tip for a Happy Crew: Make Sure It’s Fun

Keith Magnussen of Ullman Sails offers one key tip for a contented crew: Make sure they have fun. Bottom line. Keith spoke at the July monthly meeting (7/9) with several tips for captains. Keep the suggestions positive. Make sure people understand their roles. Make sure they get a beer. And if they’re giving up their […]

Ready for Some Kool Kinnikinick Kamping?

The annual Kinnikinick weekend is Friday-Sunday, August 1-3 this year. No need to register; just show up in the cool pines of Northern Arizona. Once again Steve Nahkala will be heading up the trip to the cool and people will begin to filter into the campsite Friday, ready to enjoy the remote beauty of the […]