Ready for some sailboat racing? The Arizona season is coming fast and to help get you ready to race, we’re planning a party—a chance to get together with other racers, … Continue Reading Racers and Crew Party Friday, September 7 from 5-7 pm
The Kinnickinick Campout in the cool of the pines near Mormon Lake is a long-time AYC tradition, but last year it barely had a heartbeat. Steve Nahkala was the only … Continue Reading Kool Kinnickinick Kampout
We’ll be camping at Kinnickinick Lake, starting Friday, August 10. No charge for either camping or sailing. Organizer Steve Nahkala plans to have bocce ball, forest golf, liar’s dice, … Continue Reading Kinnickinick Kool August 10-12
Next up on the AYC calendar: the Marina del Rey to San Diego race plus the traditional weekend at the Isthmus on Catalina Island. The gathering at the Isthmus will … Continue Reading MDR-SD Race and Catalina Weekend
It’s one of the fun weeks of the summer: the Marina del Rey to San Diego race followed by the gathering at Catalina Island at the Isthmus. Here’s the notice … Continue Reading Marina del Rey to San Diego to Isthmus 2012
The Party lived up to its name Saturday night (5/12). Headed by the band, Los Big Grandes, with lead guitar player and J/80 sailor Chris Smith, some 90 members and … Continue Reading Rock & Roll into 2012-2013
NOTE: Bring green folding money for the cash bar. No credit cards. What it is: The AYC End-of-Year Party and Changing of the Guard Where it is: The Fiesta Inn, 2100 … Continue Reading This Year It's The Party! Saturday Night, May 12
The 2012 Tall Cactus Regatta and Siesta is now in the books. Mike Parker will be posting pics and video of the beautiful sailing conditions and the picture-perfect downwind sailing … Continue Reading Worrall Flashes to Humbug First; Jackson Wins
Martin Lorch took us on a seven-day tour of the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia, Canada, at the next membership meeting, Tuesday, April 10. The scenery is as spectacular as the … Continue Reading Not What You See From Cruise Ships
Here’s a great three-fer: 1. Keep the highway to Lake Pleasant clean. 2. Have a good time with your AYC pals. 3. Spread the good name of the Arizona Yacht … Continue Reading Clean the highway for fun and AYC marketing.
December’s membership meeting brings the annual AYC gift exchange, a gift exchange with a twist. You might say twisted, even. The meeting is at 7 pm, Tuesday, December 13, at … Continue Reading Christmas Buccaneer Gift Exchange, Tuesday, December 13
Peter “Luigi” Reggio is one of the top race officers in the world and certainly the most entertaining. In fact, he confesses, “I’m probably a little too honest with what … Continue Reading Peter Reggio: "A little too honest"
(Note: Video excerpt of Peter’s talk available at the bottom of this post.) Out of air, swimming madly, spotting two black dots, hoping they were a crewman’s boots, reaching for … Continue Reading Peter Isler's Close Call
The Racers’ Party is on! Join the crowd in a private room at McCormick & Schmick’s, 2575 E. Camelback Rd. from 5-7 pm, Friday, September 9. This is a purely … Continue Reading Racers' Party September 9, 5-7 pm
The Green Fleet is for new or “Less Serious” racers! Are you new to sailing or sailboat racing? Are you trying to build a new crew to campaign next year? … Continue Reading Green Fleet – What's That?