Next: Opening Day at Lake Pleasant

Saturday (9/20) will be Opening Day for racing at Lake Pleasant, breaking the long summer vacation for most of AYC’s racers. Have you registered? Race documents for the series at both Lake Pleasant and Tempe Town Lake are available on the racing page, along with a registration button that will take you to the registration […]

America’s Cup and Transpac Winner at September Monthly Meeting

At the monthly meeting next Tuesday (9/9): John Sangmeister, who won the America’s Cup in 1987 with Dennis Conner and won the 2013 TransPac on his 72’ trimaran. Check out Tritium Racing’s Facebook page. And watch their triumphant arrival in Hawaii to win the TransPac. The meeting is Tuesday, September 9, beginning at 7pm (but […]

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 […]

Victor Felice and Crew Come up Short on Lake Pleasant Distance Challenge

Can a small sailboat sail 100 miles on a four-mile long lake in under 24 hours? After drifting for hours, Victor Felice and his crew were clobbered by a storm that trashed his headsail and obliterated his jib halyard shackle, sending them to the marina for repairs. In the end, 24 hours later, he’d come […]