As we continue to work through these challenging times, the AYC board wishes you and your family a Happy 4th of July.
By Bob Naylor, Rear Commodore Mike Waters will join us on Zoom from US Sailing headquarters in Bristol, Rhode Island and present on US Sailing’s approach to club sailing and … Continue Reading June: Virtual Monthly Meeting
Thank you for the opportunity to be your Commodore these past two years…
By Debbra Heisler, Rear Commodore Meeting canceled? No. Commodore Celebration rescheduled? Yes. Your new 2020-2021 Board is officially taking over the helm next week and this is your chance to … Continue Reading May Monthly Meeting: Meet Your New Board
It is clear to your Board that it is not worth the risk to our membership to hold the Commodore’s Celebration as scheduled in May. We are going to move … Continue Reading AYC Schedule Update – From the Commodore
Wednesday night racing has resumed at Tempe Town Lake. This is unofficial, social-distancing, no-score racing.We start racing at 5:30 and go until sundown. We do a one minute start sequence. … Continue Reading Wednesday Beer Can Racing
To play the Rod Favela webcast, click here or click on the YouTube image at the end of this post. And for a little different approach to the question, click … Continue Reading Rod Favela’s Sailing Prescription
If you were a voting-eligible member of the Arizona Yacht Club as of April 1, you’ve received an email allowing you to participate in the election of the next board … Continue Reading Voting Open for the 2020-2021 Board of Directors
AYC activities for April have been canceled or postponed. Here’s the announcement from Commodore Rob Gibbs. We can still go sailing at those places (please do), but not as an … Continue Reading How the Lakes Are Responding to Coronavirus
We continue to evaluate the guidance from Federal, State, and Local governments regarding the Coronavirus outbreak to determine what we, as a club, can safely do to continue to promote … Continue Reading AYC COVID-19 Update
Remember Jerome? Our speaker for the October meeting? He’s the guy who spent 271 days circumnavigating the globe on a 32-foot boat built in 1975. Maximum adventure, maximum isolation. Now … Continue Reading Isolation Tips from Around-the-World Sailor Jerome Rand
There was enough 8-knot wind to combine with a splash of sunshine and 70+ degree weather to make it a memorable weekend on the water (3/14-15) and a nice escape … Continue Reading Gorgeous Lake Pleasant Race Weekend
With the coronavirus overtaking our daily lives and world attention, here’s what Vice Commodore Marc Danner reports AYC is doing. The Board will monitor the Maricopa Department of Public Health … Continue Reading AYC and the Coronavirus
Do you shop at Amazon? The huge online merchant will give .5% (one-half percent) of the money from each of your purchases to our Arizona Sailing Foundation. As of mid-March … Continue Reading Help ASF with Each Amazon Purchase
Cruising Captain Heather McClain has organized an event for AYC members to race on two famous America’s Cup boats in San Diego Harbor, Stars and Stripes and Il Moro. It’s … Continue Reading Racing with The Stars… and Stripes!
By Stacee Danner On Sunday (2/23), the wind didn’t disappoint, starting strong from the west for each fleet. What’s more? The first gun actually went off on time, unlike the … Continue Reading Tempe Town Lake Didn’t Disappoint