Congratulations to all of you for making this another great year for the Arizona Yacht Club! We came across the start line a bit hesitant after COVID, but we caught the wind and held steady for a championship finish. If the boots aren't a perfect fit, don't worry, you might just grow into them! Being … Continue reading Commodore’s Corner : Wrapping up Year 64
(Feature photo: Pexels.com) A volunteer position I've been thinking about for the past two years is that of a club editor. Writing is a challenge for me and takes more time than I am willing to admit. I think this might hold true for many others too. I am pleased to introduce you to the new … Continue reading Introducing our New Club Editor
Spring is a busy time of year for AYC. We are enjoying another season of racing, preparing for the upcoming elections in April, and trying to squeeze in as much as we can before the summer heat flattens our sails, or at least our energy, for being outdoors. At our March meeting we were delighted … Continue reading Spring Cleaning, Improvements and Deals
What is it about January that seems to make time fly? I recently realized I missed writing my January Commodore's Corner. Honestly, it felt like we sailed through last month on a foiling catamaran. And similar to being on those vessels, with so little wetted surface, things come at you rather quickly, like all the … Continue reading Is February the new January?
With December comes the hectic year end and celebratory activities we’ve all come to know. Fall racing concludes, shopping commences, family & friends gather, there’s baking and more buying, and hopefully not too much stressing. The season is announced in song as, “the most wonderful time of the year!” As an AYC member, some of … Continue reading The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
What is a lifelong learner? A sailor is. They read, take classes, spend time on the water, attend regattas, teach and coach others, and ask questions. Gaining skills is often more a source of enjoyment than winning races and dusting awards on a shelf. Many of our members have taken their knowledge and skill to … Continue reading Commodore’s Comments