Ready for some sailboat racing? The Arizona season is coming fast and to help get you ready to race, we’re planning a party—a chance to get together with other racers, … Continue Reading Racers and Crew Party Friday, September 7 from 5-7 pm
Wondering what boat’s right for you? Sort through the options: Length, build, performance, equipment, and on and on. In September, we’ll hold a “Pre-Meeting Meeting” on “How to Select the … Continue Reading September Pre-Meeting: Selecting the Right Boat
The Kinnickinick Campout in the cool of the pines near Mormon Lake is a long-time AYC tradition, but last year it barely had a heartbeat. Steve Nahkala was the only … Continue Reading Kool Kinnickinick Kampout
Good fun had by all and some really GREAT sailing all weekend! ENJOY!
After a missed week (too cool?) hot racing resumed this week. The scores can be found on the results page or by clicking here.
For the August monthly meeting, Dave Christensen and Wendy Larsen will tell us what it’s like to build an ocean racer in a suburban two-car garage. Besides showing pictures … Continue Reading August Meeting: Dave & Wendy Boatworks
I think one of the great pleasures of sailing comes when a charter company in some exotic place hands you the keys to an expensive sailboat and tells you to … Continue Reading How to Charter a Sailboat at the "Pre-Meeting Meeting"
We’ll be camping at Kinnickinick Lake, starting Friday, August 10. No charge for either camping or sailing. Organizer Steve Nahkala plans to have bocce ball, forest golf, liar’s dice, … Continue Reading Kinnickinick Kool August 10-12
The scores for this weekend of Heat Stroke Racing at Tempe Town Lake can be found on the Results page, or by clicking here.
The Joe Hagen/John Ross Santa Cruz 27 Gotcha with Al Lehman Jr. and three other crew on board dominated the Santa Cruz 27 Nationals run last weekend (6/29-7/1) at the … Continue Reading AYC Team Wins Santa Cruz 27 Nationals
Nine Arizona sailors joined forces to race in the Catalina 37 National Championships at Long Beach Race week June 22-24. Together they rose to the challenge of taking their mostly “small boat” … Continue Reading AYC Sailors Team Up for Catalina 37 Championship
What do you call that metal loop thingy on the front of the mast? What’s the penalty for violating Rule 14? Who “won” Ye Blunder Bucket this spring? If you … Continue Reading July Meeting: Game Night Competition
Week 2 scores from Tempe Town Lake Heat Stroke Series are posted on the results page or by clicking here.
We had a herd of AYC members turn out for the Long Beach Race Week last weekend, enjoying sailing in a strong breeze against tough competition. The seven boats included … Continue Reading Big AYC Turnout for LBRW
Next up on the AYC calendar: the Marina del Rey to San Diego race plus the traditional weekend at the Isthmus on Catalina Island. The gathering at the Isthmus will … Continue Reading MDR-SD Race and Catalina Weekend
North Sails designer Garth Reynolds provided a full explanation of sail trim in light air during the AYC Monthly Meeting on Tuesday, 6/12. And he provided his PowerPoint slides to … Continue Reading Garth Reynolds on Light Air Sailing