Hi everyone… We’re really excited about the 2019-2020 racing calendar! We have maintained the traditional Fall and Spring racing series, but have added 4 Saturdays across December and January at … Continue Reading 2019-2020 Season Calendar – Winter is Coming!
So calm that on Saturday (3/30), “racing” became a drifting test. For example, the one time the C22 fleet started, it smashed through the fleet’s two-hour maximum time limit and … Continue Reading LP Was Feeling Calm
Have you seen the Bean Pot Trophy? This elusive trophy is needed for the Tall Cactus Regatta! This is the only known photograph of this legendary trophy. As the story … Continue Reading The Mystery of the Missing Bean Pot!
Light wind punctuated with some nice breeze offered a pretty good afternoon of racing for the Laser, Junior and C14 fleets March 24. The Portsmouth crew presented RC and Clay … Continue Reading TTL Racing March 24
By George Sheller, AYC Fleet Captain and Regatta Chairman The Arizona Yacht Club hosted the North America Laser District 23 Championship on March 16-17 at Lake Pleasant in Arizona northwest … Continue Reading George Sheller's Account of the North American Laser District 23 Championship
The sailing weather was ideal for the Laser District Regatta at Lake Pleasant, March 16&17. Lots of wind under sunny sky with comfortable temperature. Even the water temperature wasn’t too … Continue Reading Laser District Rumble at Lake Pleasant
Lake Pleasant threw a variety pack of wind at us the weekend of March 9-10: you know, the no-wind, lots of wind, shifty wind, and (thank you) nice wind. Just … Continue Reading Lake Pleasant Scores
The 19-boat Laser fleet continues to be the headline entertainment at Tempe Town Lake after four rounds of the spring series. Joel Hurley is leading the pack, with an 8-point … Continue Reading Laser Light Show at TTL
Dave Perry spent Birthday Regatta Saturday, February 9, buzzing around Lake Pleasant on David Newland’s powerboat, shooting video of your sailing with simultaneous commentary. Scary, right? Well, yes, and fun. … Continue Reading Regatta Extra: Dave Perry Critiques Your Sailing
Close it up. The 61st birthday of the Arizona Yacht Club finished with a flourish, a Sunday morning of good racing in a chill wind, climaxing three days of celebration … Continue Reading Rock ‘n Roll: Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup 2019
Overcast, chilly, but… enough wind much of the day Saturday, the second day of the 2019 Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup. In fact, it was enough for PRO Skip Kempff … Continue Reading Rockin' On: Saturday at the Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup
The wind was light for the first afternoon of racing at the Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup, but blew enough to get a couple races in. Vipers, Etchells and Multi-Hulls … Continue Reading Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup Off to Rockin' Start
Click here to go to all the information about the February 8-10 Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup. The Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup is nearly here and we have 69 … Continue Reading Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup Party
The spring Tempe Town Lake racing series began with light air and close competition among the Laser sailors. The fleet is chock full of experienced sailors and a mid-pack of … Continue Reading TTL Kicks Off in Light Air
And it finished with a mixture of wind and some very close racing. Here are the results of the final week and the fall series. Scott Sharples edged out Joel … Continue Reading Scott Sharples Wins Laser TTL Fall Season
Hand Joel Hurley the big cup. That crafty ol’ Lake Pleasant did what it likes to do on our long races: scramble the results. After a nice breeze sent boats … Continue Reading Joel Hurley Takes the Big Governor's Cup