Eight (8) boats took to the water last Saturday (Oct-29) for the Halloween Spook-tacular Nighttime Fun Run at Tempe Town Lake. Winds were light, but pleasant; and there was a palpable spooky Halloween vibe thanks to many GREAT costumes, and an old Buccaneer 18 decorated to the nines as a pirate ship. The Best Boat … Continue reading Halloween Spook-tacular Nighttime Sail & Fun Run
Above photo by Mike Ferring. By Joanne Aspinall and Mike Ferring. All photos by Mike (aboard the mark-set boat) and Joanne (aboard a Donut Boat). Joanne provided the creative donut boat perspective, and Mike provided the context at the beginning and end. Just as races were about to begin on April 10th’s windy afternoon, a … Continue reading One Donut Boat’s Story
Twenty-three (23) boats enjoyed a great day of sailing last Saturday (Apr-2) in the Tall Cactus Regatta at Lake Pleasant. It was a beautiful day with loads of sunshine, pleasant warm temperatures, and nice winds blowing steady out of the south at 7 to 10-knots for most of the afternoon. Starting near the dam, and … Continue reading Newland Clinches Tall Cactus Regatta!
By David Newland (Laser Fleet) The weekend of February 26th/27th found Gordon Briner, Paul Miachika and me off of Mission Beach, Ca competing in the 2022 ILCA California Masters event hosted by the Mission Bay Yacht Club. This event was created many years ago by Nils Anderson and continues in his remembrance. A true friend … Continue reading Mastering California in an ILCA Dinghy
By Joanne Aspinall (C-14.2 Race Committee)Photos by Joanne Aspinall; Junior Fleet photos by Renata Hejduk TTL's third racing weekend of the series brought out some new faces, some rules lessons learned, and, well...not a lot of wind. The Lasers started off with a large fleet finishing two races, with two of the hard core sailors saying … Continue reading Wind is a “no show” at Tempe Town Lake