About the Event Experience the sail of a lifetime on the most recognizable America’s Cup racing yacht in the world. Stars & Stripes USA-11 is the the largest and fastest … Continue Reading Stars & Stripes Update
By Heather McClain ~ Cruising Captain To our campers and glampers, AYC is having a camping weekend the same weekend as Governor’s Cup, November 22nd to 24th. It will be … Continue Reading Governor’s Cup Camping Weekend
The Second Annual Officially Unofficial Flotilla to Catalina Island will be July 19th this year. Last year we had some great fun meeting up with some of the more traveled … Continue Reading Catalina Flotilla – 19 July
Start with a social gathering at Spinnaker Point from 10-noon, launch your boat, start at 2pm, dash around a couple islands and various marks and finish. That’s this year’s Tall … Continue Reading Sign Up for Tall Cactus Fun Regatta
Our sister club in Tucson is hosting its annual San Carlos Cruise beginning October 22nd. Ports of call will include San Pedro Bay, Las Cocinas anchorage, and of course San Carlos. For more … Continue Reading October San Carlos Cruise with the Tucson Sailing Club
Last weekend AYC Sponsored a Flotilla to Catalina Island, and what a great time it was! The sailing between Long Beach and Catalina was some of the best wind I’ve … Continue Reading First Annual Officially Unofficial Catalina Flotilla!
We’ve got a great group ready to go to Catalina next weekend! The general plan is: Arrive Thursday the 19th late in the afternoon. Provision the boats. Depart Friday the … Continue Reading Catalina Flotilla July 20th!
Hi everyone! We’ve seen quite a bit of interest for our Officially Unofficial Flotilla to Catalina the weekend of July 20th! People that are looking for crew, people that want … Continue Reading Catalina Flotilla – UPDATE
By Rob Gibbs It’s heating up in AZ and soon we’ll all start hiding in the comfort of our air-conditioned homes, offices, and cars. What a better way to escape … Continue Reading Officially Unofficial Flotilla to Catalina
It’s a bit of a gamble with a pursuit race. With some 41 boats entered in this year’s Tall Cactus, which ones would benefit from a light wind start and … Continue Reading Court Roberts Wins 2018 Tall Cactus
Ready to chase the Tall Cactus? The race is Saturday, April 28, with the first boats starting at 9 am. This is a pursuit race, in the style of the … Continue Reading Chase the Tall Cactus
Martin Lorch and crew managed to out-race 50 other boats to take the gigantic Governor’s Cup at Lake Pleasant Saturday (12/2). The wind was fairly typical for the lake, with … Continue Reading Martin Lorch Lugs Off Governor's Cup
The 2016 Governor’s Cup Regatta will take place on December 3rd at Lake Pleasant and this year introduces something new, different and exciting. Here’s the scoop. There are two categories: … Continue Reading 2016 Governor's Cup & Triple Crown
On a windy, puffy, shifty day, Tony Krauss of Tucson sailed a Hobie 16 to the multi-hull win and Emory Heisler and Tony Chapman took the mono-hull in an 18-foot … Continue Reading Tony Krauss Takes Multi, Emory Heisler & Tony Chapman Mono in the Tall Cactus
Sometimes it seems as if cruisers and racers are different breeds. One values comfort and a cocktail at anchor while the other wants screeching heel angles and screaming mark roundings. … Continue Reading Why (and How) You Should Race Your Cruising Boat
The 2015 Tall Cactus Regatta was one to remember for the 19 boats that raced in breezy and blustery conditions. Knockdowns and round-ups were the conversation at the post-race get-together. … Continue Reading Court Roberts Wins Blustery Tall Cactus