Women’s Sailing Gathering March 23

By Debbie Huntsman Are you a woman interested in literally sailing into your future? Or perhaps you already know how to get across an ocean using the wind? Or maybe you’re just curious about sailing in the desert? The knot tie tea party is for all of you. I’m the national Women’s Sailing Association president and […]

Top Leukemia Cup Fundraisers

Lymphoma & Leukemia Society staffer Naomi Martinez told the AYC monthly meeting bunch Tuesday (3/12) that we’d raised just under $20,000 for LLS during February’s Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup Regatta. The top individual fundraisers were Tony Chapman and Debbra and Emory Heisler, each presented with a Leukemia Cup fundraising burgee to fly. Mike and […]

Saving a Person Overboard

If you’ve been following the investigation into the loss of a sailor in the Chicago-Mac race last year, you know that there were several key takeaways to prevent loss of life. Here’s an excellent, brief description of the benefits of the LifeSling system and the necessity for practicing your MOB maneuvers, written for UK Sails […]

New Membership Director – David Henning

As you all know, Andy Oliver had a great opportunity to further his career but that required him to move to California and leave us. David Henning has agreed to step up and be the Membership Director in Andy’s absence. Dave sails regularly with Skip Kempff (conveniently our other Membership Director) at Lake Pleasant and […]

AYC Hosts District Laser Championship

Arizona Yacht Club will host the 2019 Laser District 23 Championship Regatta on March 16 and 17. The event will be held on Lake Pleasant, launching from the 10-lane ramp and ramadas. The U.S is divided into 26 Laser Districts, with District 23 encompassing Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado and Wyoming. Interest in District Championship […]