Big AYC Turnout for LBRW

Yes, that's Rick Johnson leaning on the wheel. Emory Heisler on main trim. Rob Gibbs on jib. Obscured by the boom is the afterguard, tactician, and AYC Club Champ Trey Harlow. Team Comfortably Numb was put together by John Riddell.

We had a herd of AYC members turn out for the Long Beach Race Week last weekend, enjoying sailing in a strong breeze against tough competition. The seven boats included four Vipers (Tony Chapman, Steve Brown, Greg Jackson, and Laurent Dion), Mike and Jo Grijalva’s Shockwave, Paul Liszewski’s Hobie 33, and a rag-tag bunch of guys tight-knit team of commandos who chartered a Catalina 37 and finished true to their name, Team Comfortably Numb. We hope to get a G-rated version of the story from Emory Heisler or Rob Gibbs.

Next up: The Marina del Rey to San Diego race followed by the weekend at the Isthmus on Catalina Island, hosted by the Santa Monica Windjammers Yacht Club.

Full results available here.