It happened in a flash - another whole year of Arizona sailing has gone by. AYC wrapped-up this year’s racing, cruising, learning, and social activities with the annual Commodores Celebration, held at a very packed Culinary Dropout in Tempe with 80-members and guests on-hand. Fantastic food complimented by beverages that flowed as easily as the … Continue reading Commodores Celebration … plenty of commodores, much to celebrate!
Photo by Mike Ferring Article by Bob Naylor and Mike Ferring The AYC Club Championship format was radically different, but the outcome was excitingly similar. The repeat winner: Jen Lee Moffitt with Joel Hurley as crew. Racing Captain Mike Ferring worked on the idea of highly modified match racing for months: something new, fun, edgy, … Continue reading AYC Club Championship: Moffitt Wins Again!
by Jen Moffitt The Women of Arizona Yacht Club (WAYC) Race Clinic was held Saturday, April 1, at Tempe Town Lake. Seventeen (17) women sailors turned out to learn boat handling and race techniques aboard Sunfish. Participants got to learn about boat rigging on the infamous Sunburn before taking a break on the hill to … Continue reading Women’s Race Clinic Held!
Photo: Ruth Beals Cup winning skippers (L to R) Fay Powell (3rd Place), Lori Lorenz (1st Place), and Olivia Jackman (2nd Place) after a windy day of competitive racing. Photo by Bob Worrall. by Jen (Lee) Moffitt As the Women of the Arizona Yacht Club (WAYC) Committee gains traction within the club, our first event … Continue reading Women’s Race Clinic Offered
New Committee to facilitate more events, education, and engagement for women in sailing. By Catherine Napoli, WAYC Communications LeadFeatured photo: Mike Ferring How exciting and inspiring was the talk by Dawn Riley at our January meeting? The number of women in racing and sailing is growing all the time. Isn’t it time for the Arizona … Continue reading Announcing the Women of the Arizona Yacht Club Committee