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
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!
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
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
Paul Miachika Wins CA Masters Champion Trophy Submission and photos by Paul Miachika The 2023 edition of the ILCA (Laser) California Masters Regatta, hosted by the Mission Bay Yacht Club in San Diego, and held February 24 to 26, was filled with anticipation and caution, especially for the out-of-town competitors. A massive cold front and … Continue reading 2023 ILCA (Laser) California Masters Regatta