New Look for AYC’s Lake Pleasant Committee Boat!

AYC Lake Captain (URL) David Newland completed a major re-do of our 30-foot purpose-built Lake Pleasant Committee Boat. Working with Eric Smaltz at Truck Signz, Inc., Dave developed a fresh new design to replace the 14-year old original graphics, which were badly deteriorated and unreadable after so many years in the Arizona sun and heat. … Continue reading New Look for AYC’s Lake Pleasant Committee Boat!

Pontoon Boat work party Saturday, December 4th

By David Newland, AYC Lake Captain Well, the time has come.  We’re dressing up the ‘ol girl so that she’s in fighting shape for the upcoming season and the 2022 Birthday Regatta/Leukemia Cup! The old vinyl wrap needs to come off and some damaged panels need to be hammered back smooth.  Interested in helping?  We’re holding … Continue reading Pontoon Boat work party Saturday, December 4th

US Sailing in the Olympics

The Tokyo Summer Olympics were an outstanding display of athletic achievement by contenders from around the world, performing against the backdrop of daily global politics. Arizona had 18-athletes competing, and it was exciting watching locals Jade Carey and MyKayla Skinner win medals in gymnastics. In the final days, the US narrowly pulled ahead of China, … Continue reading US Sailing in the Olympics

Summer Sailing Photo Contest

Those air conditioners seem like they never shut off. Triple-digit temperatures day in and day out. Everyone's talking about the heat, monsoons, non-soons, wildfires, drought. Summertime in Arizona. As always, AYC on-the-water racing and cruising events are paused until September. But, that doesn't mean AYC sailors aren’t sailing. The informal (not AYC sponsored) Wednesday / … Continue reading Summer Sailing Photo Contest

Maryellen Ferring: Outstanding Recipient of New Club Award

Earlier this year, a group of member volunteers took on the task of reviewing our club awards—that review resulted in the creation of the AYC Volunteer Service Award. Our first Volunteer Service Award recipient is.... Maryellen Ferring! Maryellen is the type of volunteer we dream of cloning. Most of us have witnessed her in action. … Continue reading Maryellen Ferring: Outstanding Recipient of New Club Award