By Mike Ferring, Racing Captain Around 4 o’clock on Saturday, December 9, you may drop the main, open a beverage, and mutter, “That was a fiasco!” In fact, it will be a three-mark fiasco, a bit of fun, a bit of experiment, and definitely something different. You can thank David Newland for suggesting it, noting … Continue reading Governor’s Cup Promises to be a Fiasco
It's the end of the year, so let's get together for some holiday cheer! Join your AYC mates for food, fun, and gifts! And why not dust off and don your favorite holiday apparel? It will add to the festive atmosphere of this fun evening. In the photo from a few years ago, Tom Errickson … Continue reading Dec Meeting: Holiday Party & Gift Exchange – RSVP is Open
By Joanne Aspinall, Birthday Regatta Chair2024 Logo: Anders Mitnz It’s official. Registration for the Arizona Yacht Club Birthday Regatta for Charity is now live! You can register for our biggest event of the year AND support some great causes all at once! Our annual regatta, held February 16-18, 2024, benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Phoenix Children’s … Continue reading 2024 Birthday Regatta Registration is Now Open
By Mike Ferring, Racing Captain A day that started with zero breeze gusting to two spun into something nearly perfect this Saturday (11/18), peaking at eight knots and letting the Santana 20, Portsmouth, Thistle, and C22 fleets score three or four beautiful races. Delightful. Sunday (11/19) may have been even better, with the fleets scoring … Continue reading Changing Times for Series Racing at Lake Pleasant
By David Newland Well, that’s what I heard, but I have seen no photo evidence. With 47 dinghies hitting the water at Lake Pleasant this past weekend, you’d expect some shenanigans. Fortunately, that was about it! What we did have was a fun competition with six fleets getting 6-8 races in over two days. Loads of beach junk … Continue reading 2023 Dinghy Days-A Dolphin Jumped onto a Sunfish?