With the coronavirus overtaking our daily lives and world attention, here’s what Vice Commodore Marc Danner reports AYC is doing. The Board will monitor the Maricopa Department of Public Health … Continue Reading AYC and the Coronavirus
One of the earliest and most colorful members of the Arizona Yacht Club, Don DeFreze, passed away November 26 and on January 25, some of his buddies from AYC came … Continue Reading Passing: 50-Year Member Don DeFreze
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
In August, four AYC sailors packed their Lasers off to Mission Bay Yacht Club for one-design races in the Pacific. David Newland describes what happened. By David Newland When AYC … Continue Reading AYC Sailors Splash at Mission Bay
A little late afternoon monsoon both Friday and Saturday didn’t keep the Annual AYC Campout from being tons of fun!With a high temp of 80 and tucked in a stand … Continue Reading Monsoon Rain Didn’t Dampen Campers’ Spirits
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!
Start with a social gathering at Spinnaker Point from 10-noon, launch your boat, start at 2pm, dash around a couple islands and various marks and finish. That’s this year’s Tall … Continue Reading Sign Up for Tall Cactus Fun Regatta
Every three-to-four years we’ve been updating the AYC Bylaws to clarify, simplify, and update the document that governs how the club is run. Time to to it again. On your … Continue Reading Updating the AYC Bylaws
Yes, Blokart. A sailing cart. No water required. A variation on a sailboat or an iceboat for speeded-crazed people like, well, you. The Lake Pleasant Sailing Club (LPSC) has invited … Continue Reading Like to Learn About a Blokart?
By Debbie Huntsman Are you a woman interested in literally sailing into your future? Or perhaps you already know how to get across an ocean using the wind? Or maybe … Continue Reading Women's Sailing Gathering March 23
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
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
A big, festive crowd turned out for the December AYC Christmas/Holiday party (12/11), with over 50 gifts tossed into the Buccaneer Gift Exchange. Commodore Santa Rob Gibbs presided over the … Continue Reading Merry Christmas AYC
When you sign up for the February 8-10 Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup, be sure to outfit the crew in souvenir technical shirts. In fact, you don’t have to wait … Continue Reading Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup Souvenir Shirt
Some three dozen items will be in the 2019 Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup silent auction, but you won’t have to wait until February to snag one of them. All … Continue Reading Bid or Buy Now for Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup Silent Auction Items