Story: Greg Romano / Photos: Joel Oglesbee The competition on Tempe Town Lake was as hot as the air temperature as the TTL Fall Series kicked off Sunday, Sept. 25. The Laser, Sunfish, and Capri 14.2 fleets came out in force, joined by a handful of juniors and ASU Flying Juniors. Light winds were the … Continue Reading Hot Weather, Hot Racing at TTL Opening
by Lori Reger, Rear Commodore It’s almost here! Opening Day for the new racing season begins October 1 at Lake Pleasant (LP) and September 25 at Tempe Town Lake (TTL). (reminder – please register to race if you haven’t already: register now.) For all the sailors at LP, join us after the race for a … Continue Reading AYC Opening Day 2022
Volunteers Needed: Race Committee PRO plus 4 others to serve on RC. The all-woman Ruth Beals Cup Regatta will be held at Lake Pleasant on Saturday, October 22, with the first horn at 1:00 pm. It’s for women at the helm in run-what-you-brung boats rated by PHRF handicap. Alexia Lorch is the defending champion to … Continue Reading 2022 Ruth Beals Race is October 22 at Lake Pleasant
This Macgregor 26 was blown off its trailer in last week’s monsoon. It rolled completely over before coming to rest upright at least 50-feet away. Photo by Jeff Bryant. Written by Ed Huntsman and Bob Naylor Ed Huntsman serves as AYC’s Seamanship and Safety Chair. He has over 30-years of experience in boating safety, including … Continue Reading Protect Your Boat
Story by David NewlandNote: David raced in the 2022 Santa Barbara to King Harbor Race with several other AYC members. They had a blast. This is David’s race recap. I’m tapping into the Southern California coastal racing scene and this race was absolutely on my calendar this year. A few AYC boats and members have done … Continue Reading King Harbor Race
An AYC boat crew operates our Boston Whaler during a regatta at Lake Pleasant. Photo by Joanne Aspinall. To support our racing programs and on-the-water events at Lake Pleasant and Tempe Town Lake, AYC needs certified operators for our club powerboats. The US Sailing Powerboat Operator certification class is now being offered to any AYC … Continue Reading Powerboat Class Available
Chuck Skewes (Ullman Sails): Sail faster! Meeting – when & where:Tuesday, September 13, at 7PMThe Grill at Rolling Hills Golf Course1415 N Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ Arrive as early as 6PM for dinner and beverages, then mix and mingle until 7 PM, when we’ll start the meeting. Guests are always welcome! Presentation: (Photo: boats competing … Continue Reading September Meeting
by Joe Motil, Cruising CaptainFirst Cruising Event of the year, July 15 – 17, 2022all photos by Joel Oglesbee It was a typical morning – the marine layer foggy haze and dew covered our decks that Friday. Our three cruisers – new AYC member Joel Oglesbee, and Kellie and Jeff Eaton – boarded Habibti, our … Continue Reading Successful Catalina Cruise!
Water Safety: how NOT to become a statistic Meeting – when & where:Tuesday, August 9, at 7PMThe Grill at Rolling Hills Golf Course1415 N Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ Arrive as early as 6PM for dinner and beverages, then mix and mingle until 7 PM, when we’ll start the meeting. Guests are always welcome! Presentation: (Photo: … Continue Reading August Meeting
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