Basic Race Management Course Registration is Open

The Arizona Yacht Club is pleased to host a US Sailing Basic Race Management course on Saturday, March 25, 2023. Who should attend this one-day in-person course? Racers. Since each fleet rotates Race Committee responsibilities, this course is a good fit for folks signed up for our season racing. Anyone can attend, but our primary … Continue reading Basic Race Management Course Registration is Open

LP Racers Waited Out the Lulls and New FUN Fleet Set Sail with L.A.S.T. Participants

By Mike Ferring Lake Pleasant racing can be an exercise in patience. Ignore the wind forecast, which is often wrong. In the late morning and early afternoon, watch for telltale ripples around the south end and hope they build and head north. Hope they last. Things started slowly on Saturday, January 28, the second weekend … Continue reading LP Racers Waited Out the Lulls and New FUN Fleet Set Sail with L.A.S.T. Participants

World Class Cruiser Coming to AYC February Monthly meeting

Michael Youngblood has captained both monohull & catamarans throughout the world, including Tahiti, Croatia, the BVI, The Exumas, Greece, across the Caribbean, through the Panama Canal and is currently in the Pacific delivering a yacht to Hawaii. He has organized, planned and captained nearly all of Unsettled’s sailing trips since 2016 in both small & … Continue reading World Class Cruiser Coming to AYC February Monthly meeting

Lake Pleasant Spring Series Opener: Another Battle With the Weather

By Greg Romano The competition at Lake Pleasant often involves a battle with Mother Nature. That was certainly the case on AYC’s Spring Series Opening Weekend January 14-15. Saturday’s racing was a complete bust with zero wind, forcing cancellation of all races. Sunday’s weather forecast promised brisk breezes under rainy and cold conditions. While that … Continue reading Lake Pleasant Spring Series Opener: Another Battle With the Weather

L.A.S.T. + FUN Fleet = Better Sailing

Photo: Newly minted sailors from the Arizona Sailing Foundation Adult Learn to Sail Class … ready for their next sailing adventure. Many people join AYC to learn sailing or to improve basic sailing skills. Others are interested in returning to the sport after an absence of many years. Still others want social opportunities and non-competitive … Continue reading L.A.S.T. + FUN Fleet = Better Sailing