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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue Reading AYC COVID-19 Update
With the coronavirus overtaking our daily lives and world attention, here’s what Vice Commodore Marc Danner reports AYC is doing. The Board will monitor the Maricopa Department of Public Health … Continue Reading AYC and the Coronavirus
Recently we had higher winds at Lake Pleasant than on an average race day and two people landed in the water after a knockdown under spinnaker. The water temp was … Continue Reading Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility
By Rob GibbsFrom high winds to no wind, from recycling to composting, and from DC to Alaska, the 2019 running of the Buccaneer North American Championship had it all! The … Continue Reading Buccaneer 18 Championship Had It All!
In August, four AYC sailors packed their Lasers off to Mission Bay Yacht Club for one-design races in the Pacific. David Newland describes what happened. By David Newland When AYC … Continue Reading AYC Sailors Splash at Mission Bay
A little late afternoon monsoon both Friday and Saturday didn’t keep the Annual AYC Campout from being tons of fun!With a high temp of 80 and tucked in a stand … Continue Reading Monsoon Rain Didn’t Dampen Campers’ Spirits
A combination of our Amazing Speakers – Rear Commodore Deb Heisler and Former Commodore and USCG Capt Emory Heisler – and our new venue at R.T. O’Sullivans we had a … Continue Reading Over 90 People at July Meeting!
I know you are hiding from the heat of the Summers in Arizona, but just as we have some of our hottest days, we want to get you thinking about … Continue Reading Gearing Up for the Fall!
AYC Members got their first “taste” of our new Regular Meeting Venue, R.T. O’Sullivans in Scottsdale on Thursday night. Around 40 members and potential members showed up for fun, food, … Continue Reading "Dog Watch" at R.T. O'Sullivans
It was a little like a mini-meeting of AYC at Long Beach Race Week this year.The AYC boats that participated were: Tony Chapman’s Viper 640 Little Wing Mike Hester’s Viper … Continue Reading AYC at Long Beach Race Week!
At the last meeting, the current management at Rolling Hills Golf Course asked us (and the LPSC) to remove our trophies and trophy cases and to remove our gear from … Continue Reading New Home for our Membership Meetings!