Sail Summer Wednesday Evenings

Just when you’ve cleared the “midweek hump” at work on hot summer Wednesdays, drive to Tempe Town Lake, launch a small boat, and head out for an hour or so of casual, run-what-ya-brung racing. First Wednesday action is May 25. George Sheller is the organizer of this loosely-organized gathering. At about 5:30 he drops buoys […]

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 […]

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 […]

Membership Renewal Time

All AYC members have now received an invoice for next year’s dues (or non-dues for Life and Honorary Life members) and the membership team hopes you’ll renew right away so we don’t have to send you the increasingly sad and pleading emails. The 2016-2017 dues are payable by July 1. If you plan not to […]

June Meeting: SDYC Rear Commodore

Our June 14 guest will be Mike Dorgan, Rear Commodore of the San Diego Yacht Club and owner of Dorgan Yachts, a San Diego yacht brokerage. Mike will be talking about all the different ways we Zonies can take advantage of the sailing playground in San Diego, including: Bringing our boats to SD – slips […]