By Mike Ferring Something different. A crowd gathering, chattering, at the Pollack Cinema in Tempe. Not your regular AYC club meeting, but a movie night and a film celebrating the outstanding career of Harry “Buddy” Melges (pronounced with a hard “g,” not a “j” sound), not that he seemed to care as long as his … Continue reading The Wizard of Zenda Inspires the Sailors of Arizona
It happened in a flash - another whole year of Arizona sailing has gone by. AYC wrapped-up this year’s racing, cruising, learning, and social activities with the annual Commodores Celebration, held at a very packed Culinary Dropout in Tempe with 80-members and guests on-hand. Fantastic food complimented by beverages that flowed as easily as the … Continue reading Commodores Celebration … plenty of commodores, much to celebrate!
Although this event does not take place near a mark, please "MAKE ROOM" on your calendar for our annual Commodore's Celebration Saturday, May 13. We'll get to enjoy the company of members we encounter on the race course and those we don't see enough of, along with their guests, spouses, kids, and friends. Our venue … Continue reading Commodore’s Celebration is set for Saturday, May 13
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!
By Mike ParkerFeatured photo: Jason Steele “When you love what you do, you never work a day in your life” – Confucius. That saying was “borne out” for me with this year’s Birthday Regatta (BDR) organizational team. MVP Joanne Aspinall and Commodore Bob Naylor helped cultivate an environment of organization and camaraderie in the dozens … Continue reading 2023 Birthday Regatta Wrap-up!