Welcome to the Arizona Yacht Club!


Peter Lehrach, Commodore 2014-2015

The Arizona Yacht Club has enabled sailing in the desert since 1958. Most of our sailing is in the Phoenix area at Lake Pleasant and Tempe Town Lake but we’ve been known to proudly fly our burgees around the world.

If you’re new, there are many great ways to learn more about our club. I encourage you to write to our Membership Directors, John and Dianna, join us for our entertaining and informative monthly meetings, and read Sr. Staff Commodore Mike Ferring’s New Guy’s Guide that has a boatload of really useful information (right down to menu recommendations). Recently, Sailing World magazine wrote a wonderful five-page article about our 54th annual Birthday Regatta. We’re honored and proud, but not surprised, that a national magazine found our events to be well run, competitive and (most importantly) fun!

Check out our racing program, US Sailing-certified education opportunities, monthly meetings, cruising, and social events that fill our active calendar, I think you will be impressed!

To our more than 210 existing member families: I’m committed to maintaining and improving our quality AYC programs and equipment, as you’ve come to expect.

Best regards,

Peter Lehrach,

Club Stuff

How AYC Works – A description of the structure and operation of the club
How Tempe Town Lake Works
New Guy’s Guide to AYC
A Video History: Seven Guys Remember
Commodores: List of all AYC Commodores
Club Trophies and Awards
Bylaws as revised 2014
2013 Tax Return and 2012 Tax Return
Official Logos
Calendar of Events

Contacts and Officers

Arizona Yacht Club
P.O. Box 2728
Tempe, AZ 85280

  Position Name
  Commodore Peter Lehrach
  Vice Commodore Christina Campo
  Rear Commodore Chris Smith
  Racing Fleet Captain Steve Brown
  Cruising Fleet Captain Tom Errickson
  Junior Staff Commodore
& Birthday Regatta Chairman
Cynthia Pillote
  Senior Staff Commodore
Mike Ferring
  Membership Dianna Andress
  Membership John Riddell
  Treasurer Tony Chapman
  Secretary Lori Reger
Webmaster Mike Ferring
  Arizona Sailing Foundation President
George Tingom