By Robert & Paula Clawson In summer, we head north to enjoy the temperate climate of the Pacific Northwest. And one of our favorite activities is to charter and sail in the San Juan Islands and up into Canada. For those who haven’t experienced the San Juans, they are an archipelago at the Eastern end … Continue reading Sailing in the San Juans
Submitted by Emory Heisler With the cruising events filling up, another one has been added! As usual, this is a shared expense charter cruise to Catalina Island. 20+ year AYC member Emory Heisler is organizing this trip aboard S/V Avalon, a DuFour 375. Two cabins are available for three days and three nights. The trip will depart … Continue reading Celebrate Labor Day Weekend on a Cruise to Catalina
By Joe Motil, Cruising Captain Ahoy sailors! The July 2023 Cruising outing to Catalina was another great trip in which hale and hardy souls banded together to enjoy a wonderful time. Starting with the arrival, we played a game of musical boats and ended up on Avalon, a DuFor 375. Friday morning greeted us with … Continue reading July Cruise: A Reason to Celebrate!
By Bob LaBine 48th overall3rd in Division 82nd in Aloha Class1st in Oldest Average Age of Crew Now for “the rest of the story.” Aaron Wilker had invited me to come and have dinner at the Shoreline Yacht Club in Long Beach whenever I brought a group of students over for sailing certifications. On one … Continue reading Wow, What a Journey! Transpac 2023
By Joe Motil, Cruising Captain The June Cruising event happened this past weekend with four hale and hearty folks enjoying what was, as usual, a great event. True to form, the “June Gloom” was upon us and is characterized by a heavy marine layer that persists longer. We enjoyed a lovely dinner at Shenanigans on … Continue reading June Cruising Event: Another Success