One of our typical Lake Pleasant sailing weekends: some really nice wind, some drifting, some waiting for the wind to shift from one to the other. The scores for this … Continue Reading Lake Pleasant Week 2 Results
Wednesday (10/14) Update: Unfortunately, Tim was knocked down by food poisoning and couldn’t make it to the AYC meeting. Instead, Commodore Chris Smith kicked off the October meeting with a … Continue Reading SF Bay Sailing Instructor Misses October Meeting
It was a wild Sunday afternoon on Tempe Town Lake (10/4), with the wind varying between zero and 30, which can be just a little bit challenging when you’re racing … Continue Reading Tempe Town Lake Results
The scores for the first week of racing at Tempe Town Lake are posted on the Results page, or you’ll find them by clicking here.
We had an excellent turnout for two racing seminars leading up to the start of the fall 2015 season, with 16 in an Introduction class and some 35 at the … Continue Reading Successful Sailboat Racing Seminars
Post-meeting information: Daniel Fox presented some extraordinary pictures along side some amazing stories. Like the time he stared down a brown bear. Twice. Or the time he barely survived crashing … Continue Reading September: Photographer, Explorer Daniel Fox
What’s one path to designing the fastest boats in the world? One way, says Gino Morrelli, is to look at square riggers. What? Really. They didn’t have stainless steel for … Continue Reading Gino Morrelli Says It's "Back to the Future"
The Tucson Sailing Club invites AYC to join the 45th Fall Regatta October 23-25, followed by a cruise on the Sea of Cortez for anyone who has the time. Commodore … Continue Reading Tucson Sailing's Mexican Regatta Oct 23-25
If you’ve ever sailed on a catamaran of any size or description, you’ve probably sailed on a Morrelli & Melvin boat. They’re that ubiquitous in catamaran design. America’s Cup? Certainly. … Continue Reading August Meeting: Catamaran Master Designer Gino Morrelli
But then you knew he would. Scot has been the ringmaster of Sailing Anarchy for 15 years, ever since he started it in a peak of “I’m not in the … Continue Reading Scot Tempesta Lives Up to Advance Billing
AYC’s Dave and Stacey Haggart finished a strong third in the Capri 14.2 Nationals held the weekend of July 11-12 at Mission Bay Yacht Club in San Diego. Martin and … Continue Reading Haggarts Snag Third at C14 Nationals
The annual Kinnikinick weekend is Friday-Sunday, July 31-August 2 this year. No need to register; just show up in the cool pines of Northern Arizona. Once again Steve Nahkala will … Continue Reading Ready for Some Kool Kinnikinick Kamping?
If Scuttlebutt is your serious older brother in a serious gray suit, then Sailing Anarchy is your potty-mouthed, brawling, drunken, bare-foot little brother who just won’t shut up. Well, the … Continue Reading July Meeting: Who is Scot Tempesta and How Can He Say Those Things?
Bill Hardesty asked the crowd, “How many of you have a plan before the start?” Did you raise your hand? I did. But then he explained what he meant by … Continue Reading Sailing Tips from a World Champ
Can you handle another great meeting speaker? How about 2011 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year Bill Hardesty? Bill has won ten world championships: As tactician for two world championships in … Continue Reading June Meeting: Champion Racer Bill Hardesty
Dave and Stacey Haggart clobbered AYC’s other fleet champs. Annihilated them. Stomped ’em. Humbled ’em. Sound like an exaggeration? Consider this: Five races, five firsts. At that point Martin Lorch … Continue Reading Haggarts Dominate 2015 Championship Race