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!
By Mike Ferring In 2018, AYC membership is higher than ever, with 235 member families as of June 1. We have active series at two lakes, well-attended monthly meetings with … Continue Reading How Do We Break Down Barriers to Racing?
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!
By Sharon Bell While several members were traveling or doing regular summer “stuff,” there was a great group of members who came for cheer, chat and Sailing Jeopardy! at the July … Continue Reading Buzzing Sailing Jeopardy
Category: July Question: Sailing Jeopardy Answer: What’s a Fun Game to Play at the Next Monthly Meeting? Got it? Sharon ” Alex Trebek” Bell is whipping up a bunch of … Continue Reading July Meeting: Sailing Jeopardy Game
Wednesday night was the first of many hot nights out at Tempe Town Lake. The wind started to build out of the west with gusts of around 10kts. Two boats … Continue Reading Wednesday Beer Can Racing
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
When Matt Reynolds introduced us to Extreme Sailing at a monthly meeting last year, more than a dozen AYC members took up the invitation to see the October races in … Continue Reading June Monthly Meeting: Extreme Sailing!
You have a new Board of Directors at the helm after the Commodore’s Celebration Saturday night (5/19). The changeover to the new crew went very well, with over 70 members … Continue Reading Commodore's Party Draws Nice Crowd
It all came down to the final race, the sixth of six. On a near-perfect sailing day at Lake Pleasant (if you’re not bothered by a few random puffs), Thistle … Continue Reading Scott Richards Scores Close Champ Win
Watch six AYC fleet champs duke it out for the coveted Club Championship trophy. Defending champ (and Sport Boat fleet champ) Mike Hester goes up against a field of excellent … Continue Reading Watch the AYC Champ Race on a Party Boat
Spring racing is over and we can congratulate the spring champs: Laser, Joel Hurley; C14, Dave Haggart; Portsmouth, Andy Oliver. For the combined fall-spring, the champs are C14, Dave Haggart; … Continue Reading Big Finish: TTL Spring Racing
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
Lake Pleasant threw us a mixture of light and pleasant for the final weekend of the AYC Spring Race Series. Twisty on Saturday. Midday wind switch Sunday followed by a … Continue Reading Strong Lake Pleasant Spring Racing