Photo by Mike Ferring Article by Bob Naylor and Mike Ferring The AYC Club Championship format was radically different, but the outcome was excitingly similar. The repeat winner: Jen Lee Moffitt with Joel Hurley as crew. Racing Captain Mike Ferring worked on the idea of highly modified match racing for months: something new, fun, edgy, … Continue reading AYC Club Championship: Moffitt Wins Again!
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Ripping Finish for 2023 Tall Cactus Regatta
By Mike Ferring Josh Newland and the team aboard the Newlands’ J/92 found themselves on the far pin end of the start line as the clock ticked down for the start of the 2023 Tall Cactus Regatta, Saturday, April 22. “Better go for it,” they decided. Bang, they hit the line at speed as the … Continue reading Ripping Finish for 2023 Tall Cactus Regatta
Women’s Race Clinic Held!
by Jen Moffitt The Women of Arizona Yacht Club (WAYC) Race Clinic was held Saturday, April 1, at Tempe Town Lake. Seventeen (17) women sailors turned out to learn boat handling and race techniques aboard Sunfish. Participants got to learn about boat rigging on the infamous Sunburn before taking a break on the hill to … Continue reading Women’s Race Clinic Held!
TTL Racing – Windy for All – Wet for Some
Submission by: TTL Portsmouth FleetPhotos: Emory Heisler Last Sunday's TTL racing was, shall we say, "lively!" More for some than others. The clear and sunny skies brought steady west winds of around 10kts. However, surprises were waiting. Frequent gusts into the twenties added the "lively" factor, testing everyone's fresh breeze sailing skills and swimming skills for a … Continue reading TTL Racing – Windy for All – Wet for Some
Chasing the Tall Cactus
By Mike FerringRacing Captain Grab some friends, invite someone new, splash the boat, and race around the islands. Just for fun. It’s the annual Tall Cactus Regatta, a chance to chase your friends around Lake Pleasant on a nice spring day. For a selective few in the hard-core brigade, it’s a chance to race for … Continue reading Chasing the Tall Cactus