By Rob GibbsCover Photo by Duane Darling An early morning started lazily for everyone at our February 13 Birthday Regatta. With a forecast of light air in the morning and building to CRAZY in the afternoon, some were surprised to see dinghy fleets paddling to the racecourse at 8:30. In fact, the first race began … Continue reading Arizona Delivers Another Great Regatta!
By: Rob Gibbs, Jr. Staff Commodore and Regatta Chairman I want to start by saying THANK YOU to everyone that participated in this years Birthday Regatta and Leukemia Cup. The wind more than cooperated (maybe too much!) and proved how fun a long day of racing can be. We're still tallying the Leukemia Cup donations … Continue reading 2021 Birthday Regatta Gratitude
Photo: Al Lehman No start line. No finish line. Just a list of places to go and things to do on our lovely Lake Pleasant! This year's Cruiser Challenge is a totally different concept than anything we've done here at the Arizona Yacht Club. The Cruiser Challenge Instructions are a list of over 30 items … Continue reading Cruiser Challenge at Birthday Regatta
It is clear to your Board that it is not worth the risk to our membership to hold the Commodore's Celebration as scheduled in May. We are going to move it to 5 September 2020 in hopes it will make for a great Season Opening Event that everyone will attend. We expect to hold the … Continue reading AYC Schedule Update – From the Commodore
Well...the numbers are in (right here), and if we learn anything about racing from our COVID-19 Race Season it is that it pays to show up because you never know what is going to happen! Congratulations to the following Fleet Champions: Tempe Town Lake Capri 14.2 - Mike Ferring Lasers - Paul Miachika Portsmouth - … Continue reading Crowning Fleet Champions
We continue to evaluate the guidance from Federal, State, and Local governments regarding the Coronavirus outbreak to determine what we, as a club, can safely do to continue to promote sailing in the local community. We have canceled the rest of the Spring 2020 Racing Season. The Racing Fleet Captain, Mike Hester, and the Rules … Continue reading AYC COVID-19 Update