Cruising with AYC in 2023

By Joe Motil, Cruising Captain

Welcome to 2023 and many opportunities to go cruising with your fellow sailors. Below are the dates for this year’s coastal cruises to Catalina Island. Each weekend is a three-day charter that starts in Long Beach, CA, sailing to Isthmus Harbor, Catalina Island, and back.

Charter boats are secured through Marina Sailing, and we have access to four boats depending on the headcount.

Catalina Island Schedule
  • March 24-26
  • April 21-23
  • May: Greek Island Charter Opportunity – see details below.
  • June 16-18
  • July 21-23
  • August 18-20
  • September 22-24 (+ Corsair Fleet Raft Up)
  • October 20-22

View the Catalina island cruise itinerary here

Catalina Island Hotels, Things to Do, Vacation Packages & Tours (

Greek Island Charter May 20-27

Visiting the Greek Islands is any traveler’s dream, so why not visit by boat? Several AYC folks have expressed interest in going with me and Bonnie on this trip.

View the itinerary and trip brochure here.
Note: This is not an AYC-sponsored trip. This trip is organized through Marina Sailing. All details, payments, etc, are managed with them. Read the fine print!


Below are a few of the smiling faces that enjoyed cruising to Catalina in 2022.