Cruising with AYC in 2023

By Joe Motil, Cruising Captain Welcome to 2023 and many opportunities to go cruising with your fellow sailors. Below are the dates for this year's coastal cruises to Catalina Island. Each weekend is a three-day charter that starts in Long Beach, CA, sailing to Isthmus Harbor, Catalina Island, and back. Charter boats are secured through … Continue reading Cruising with AYC in 2023

Four Catalina Cruises Complete with More to Come

by Joe Motil, Cruising Captain The cruising fleet caps off its summer/fall season with another Long Beach to Catalina Island trip making this the fourth charter in the “Cruise to Catalina” series.   While each trip provided unique challenges and dynamics, including the typical or not-so-typical boat issues and a lack of predicted winds, I’m … Continue reading Four Catalina Cruises Complete with More to Come

Halloween Spook-tacular Nighttime Sail & Fun Run

Eight (8) boats took to the water last Saturday (Oct-29) for the Halloween Spook-tacular Nighttime Fun Run at Tempe Town Lake. Winds were light, but pleasant; and there was a palpable spooky Halloween vibe thanks to many GREAT costumes, and an old Buccaneer 18 decorated to the nines as a pirate ship. The Best Boat … Continue reading Halloween Spook-tacular Nighttime Sail & Fun Run