By Deb Heisler, Rear Commodore Eight women, a 32-foot Melges, good manners, humor and determination were the mix that led the Sail Like a Girl team to victory in the … Continue Reading Sail Like a Girl and Win – November Meeting
By Deb Heisler, Rear Commodore On Tuesday, December 10, we will once again celebrate the year’s end with our AYC Annual Pirate Gift Exchange. Besides gifts and thievery, the … Continue Reading Annual Pirate Gift Exchange – RSVP for December Meeting
Jerome Rand got a standing ovation when he finished speaking at the AYC October monthly meeting and I don’t recall that ever happening before. But then, it was quite the … Continue Reading The Amazing Jerome Rand
Imagine sailing 271 days at sea. Around the world. By yourself and without stopping. On a 32-foot boat built in 1975. Frightening idea? Foolish? Probably. But that’s what Jerome Rand … Continue Reading Around the World Solo Nonstop: October Meeting
By Deb Heisler, Rear Commodore How will we clean up the mess that’s destroying our oceans? At August’s monthly meeting, Emilie Johnsen of 4ocean will tell us how their organization … Continue Reading August Meeting: Ocean Cleanup
A combination of our Amazing Speakers – Rear Commodore Deb Heisler and Former Commodore and USCG Capt Emory Heisler – and our new venue at R.T. O’Sullivans we had a … Continue Reading Over 90 People at July Meeting!
By Debbie Heisler Note: New location for the monthly meeting. Information below. Have you ever dreamed of sailing across big blue oceans? What about being in total command of your … Continue Reading July Meeting: Yacht Delivery for Fun and Adventure
AYC Members got their first “taste” of our new Regular Meeting Venue, R.T. O’Sullivans in Scottsdale on Thursday night. Around 40 members and potential members showed up for fun, food, … Continue Reading "Dog Watch" at R.T. O'Sullivans
At the last meeting, the current management at Rolling Hills Golf Course asked us (and the LPSC) to remove our trophies and trophy cases and to remove our gear from … Continue Reading New Home for our Membership Meetings!
We had so many photos from the Tall Cactus and so many people asking for them we’re doing a GIVEAWAY at the May Monthly Meeting of a gift card to … Continue Reading May Meeting – Pretty as a Picture
We hosted what seems to be an Annual Trivia Challenge for the April meeting – complete with cash prizes for the winners! Teams were grouped by table and the trivia … Continue Reading April’s Meeting – Full of Questions!
Whitbread Round the World Race On “Fisher & Paykel, New Zealand” With John Jourdane Experience one of the most grueling yacht races on earth. 33,000 miles and nine months of sailing … Continue Reading February Meeting: John Jourdane
A big, festive crowd turned out for the December AYC Christmas/Holiday party (12/11), with over 50 gifts tossed into the Buccaneer Gift Exchange. Commodore Santa Rob Gibbs presided over the … Continue Reading Merry Christmas AYC
December’s membership meeting brings the annual AYC gift exchange, a gift exchange with a twist. You might say twisted, even. Dinner begins at 6pm with the gift exchange starting at … Continue Reading The Big Holiday Party
We’re going WEST with this month’s 4th Tuesday Happy Hour on Tuesday October 23rd. This month we’ll be at Rogue Tomato! 18561 N 59th Ave #122, Glendale, AZ 85308. Starts at … Continue Reading Rogue Tomato – October Happy Hour!
This month we’re digging deep… deep into the East Valley that is! Come join us for libations and camaraderie at Fibber Magees in Chandler: 1989 West Elliot Road, Chandler, AZ 85224 … Continue Reading AYC 4th Tuesday Happy Hour – Fibber Magees in Chandler