By Bob Naylor – Sunfish Fleet Captain Wind conditions for Sunday’s races (10/13) were less than favorable on an otherwise beautiful Sunday afternoon. Sailors relied on their light-air tactics for much … Continue Reading Another Light Wind TTL Weekend
By Scott Richards On a breathtakingly beautiful fall day at Lake Pleasant, a group of eight highly competitive women would have made our AYC founder proud. The Ruth Beals Cup … Continue Reading Brooke Miller Wins the 2019 Ruth Beals Cup
And how unusual is that? On Saturday we gave some serious thought to giving up when the wind failed to show until well into the afternoon, but when it arrived … Continue Reading LP Fall Week Two Proves Flukey
By Clay Poulson, Portsmouth Fleet Captain Week three of the 2019 Tempe Town Lake race series turned out to be a dandy. The racing dinghy fleets were greeted with fairly … Continue Reading TTL Race Weekend #3
It started with a bang and kept going from there. Okay, Opening Day 2019’s opening cannon shot was actually just after Joe and Bonnie Motil’s beautiful breakfast spread, just after … Continue Reading Rockin’ Opening Day
The all-woman Ruth Beals Cup Regatta will return to Lake Pleasant on Saturday, October 12, with the starting gun at 9:30 am. It’s for women at the helm in run-what-you-brung … Continue Reading Ruth Beals Race October 12 at Lake Pleasant
That’s the gentle way to describe the generally breeze-less race day (9/15). It didn’t prevent a dozen Lasers, a few Sunfish, Clay Poulson (his own fleet of one Portsmouth) and … Continue Reading Gentle Breeze for TTL Week Two
Fireball sailor Clay Poulson travels the world for his import business and manages to race Fireballs all over the world as well. This warm August he’s racing at the North … Continue Reading Clay Poulson at Fireball Worlds
AYC sailors were two of the 41 entries in the Viper 640 World and North American Championships this last week (8/20-24) at Los Alamitos Yacht Club in Long Beach. Mike … Continue Reading AYC Sailors at Viper Worlds
A large group of volunteers turned out at Tempe Town Lake Saturday, August 24, to prepare the Arizona Sailing Foundation (ASF) boats for fall classes and the AYC Adopt-a-Boat program. … Continue Reading Buffing Boats for Fall Action
When: Saturday, September 7, from 4 to 7 pm. Where: Royal Gardens Condominium Pool & Clubhouse, 1917 E. Medlock Drive, Phoenix (plenty of parking available along the street). See map … Continue Reading Crew Party: September 7
Click on the link to the AYC Racing Page for all the information, race documents and the registration button for the 2019 fall racing action. Racing begins at Tempe Town … Continue Reading Registration Open for Fall Racing
It was a little like a mini-meeting of AYC at Long Beach Race Week this year.The AYC boats that participated were: Tony Chapman’s Viper 640 Little Wing Mike Hester’s Viper … Continue Reading AYC at Long Beach Race Week!
Consistency did it. In six races, Joel Hurley scored no lower than third, turning 3-2-2-2-1-2 into the 2019 Club Championship. Mike Hester kept it close right to the end, with … Continue Reading Joel Hurley Wins Club Championship
The day started with a brunch and some pre-race socializing at Pleasant Harbor. Everyone was excited or nervous about what was shaping up to be a downwind start. There was … Continue Reading Tall Cactus – Great End to the Lake Pleasant Season!
As this is written, there’s one more Sunday of racing at Tempe Town Lake, but you can be pretty sure who some of the fleet champs will be at both … Continue Reading Here Come the Champions