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Welcome to the Arizona Yacht Club!

Sailing is alive and well in the greater Phoenix area and we work hard at creating the best sailing opportunities for our members and guests! In addition to our love for all things sailing, comradery and friendships are a key part of what keeps the wind in our sails.

You can sail with us at both Lake Pleasant and Tempe Town Lake. Our Monthly Speaker Series is one of the best in sailing and our social and cruising calendar is growing right along with our family of members! Check out our racing program, US Sailing-certified education opportunities, monthly meetings, cruising, and social events that fill our active calendar.

Please visit our Join page if you are interested in AYC membership. Our club offers significant value that includes free memories. And check out this fun article written by one of our long-standing members, “New Guys” Guide to the Arizona Yacht Club.

Basically we socialize, we race, we cruise, and we have fun in the desert!
I look forward to seeing you on the water soon.

Debbra Heisler, Commodore

AYC Mission Statement: The Arizona Yacht Club is the largest sailing organization in Arizona, enriching our community by promoting the sport of sailing through social activities, competitive racing, cruising, education, and fellowship among our members, their families, and friends.

Club Stuff
How AYC Works – A description of the structure and operation of the club
How Tempe Town Lake Works
New Guy’s Guide to AYC
A Video History: Seven Guys Remember
Commodores: List of all AYC Commodores
Club Trophies and Awards
Bylaws as revised 2019
2020 Tax Return
Official Logos
Calendar of Events

Contacts and Officers

Arizona Yacht Club
P.O. Box 2728
Tempe, AZ 85280

CommodoreDebbra Heisler
Vice CommodoreBob Naylor
Rear CommodoreMarshall Williamson
Racing Fleet CaptainJeff Coulter
Cruising Fleet CaptainJeff Bryant
MembershipSkip Kempff
MembershipGordon Briner
SecretaryLori Reger
TreasurerTony Chapman
Junior Staff CommodoreCindy Pillote
Senior Staff CommodoreRob Gibbs
WebmasterBob Naylor
Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup ChairmanRob Gibbs

Featured Photo: Onne van der Wal