The AYC Sailing and Racing Library

AYC Honorary Life member Mike Yarnell has boxed up a library of classic sailing and racing books and is offering them to club members to borrow or buy. We’ll have them at the August 8 monthly meeting for you to check out. Here’s Mike’s very organized list of the books as an Excel file.

Cool Weekend in the Pines

The new AYC summer campout location works just fine: Dairy Springs Campground near Mormon Lake can be reached by paved roads, offers running water and permanent (if rustic) toilets, and even has nearby cabins for softies like your Commodore. It doesn’t have the aura of a tricky, hard-to-spell name like Kinnikinick, but that’s easy to […]

Back on Trailers; All’s Right with the World

An outpouring of help Saturday (7/22), including a crane and a forklift, put humpty dumpty back on the wall again. It will be quite some time before Pleasant Harbor Marina is fully operational, but AYC’s members picked their boats off the hard gravel of the dry storage yard and plopped them back on trailers where […]

Shockwave Finishes the Transpac

Mike and Jo Grijalva and their predominantly AYC crew arrived at the finish line of the Transpac at 11:44 am Hawaii time Tuesday, July 17. They were placed 5th in their division, but after two weeks in the Pacific, the corrected times of the entire division were within a few hours of each other.

Monsoons Hit With Fury

Two storms on Friday and Saturday night (7/14 & 7/15) blasted Lake Pleasant, churning the lake, ripping up docks and hurling boats into each other. Bruce Andress reports Monday (7/17) that Pleasant Harbor Marina is closed to the public and has very extensive damage, enough that he says repairs will run into the millions of […]