By Marc DannerThe day started with the Junior More sailing class rigging boats with new sails! (The ASF board voted to replace the well-worn original sails with crisp new ones.) … Continue Reading TTL Fall Series Opening Day
By Deb Heisler I’ve been briefed that on past Opening Days we’ve had dinner and a movie with popcorn, a chili competition, tacos and a Mariachi band, USCG boat inspections, … Continue Reading Opening Day Celebration Sept 21
The AYC September monthly meeting will feature North Sails One Design sailor Eric Doyle, one of the top Star boat sailors in the world and an America’s Cup veteran. … Continue Reading September Meeting: North Sails One Design
Click on the link to the AYC Racing Page for all the information, race documents and the registration button for the 2019 fall racing action. Racing begins at Tempe Town … Continue Reading Registration Open for Fall Racing
Have you seen the movie Maiden? It’s currently showing at the Harken’s theater at Fashion Square and it’s a truly inspirational and entertaining documentary tracing the 1989-1990 all-women’s campaign in … Continue Reading How to Get More Women Sailing
Arizona Highways magazine in the 1960s was at the height of its fame: a lavish, glossy publication that was the state’s answer to Life magazine, with splendid color photographs shot … Continue Reading More Bright AYC History: Arizona Highways 1962
The AYC Summer Campout will be August 2-4 this year, again at Dairy Springs campground, but this year as a joint venture with the Lake Pleasant Sailing Club. You can … Continue Reading Plan for the Summer Campout
By Debbie Heisler Note: New location for the monthly meeting. Information below. Have you ever dreamed of sailing across big blue oceans? What about being in total command of your … Continue Reading July Meeting: Yacht Delivery for Fun and Adventure
I know you are hiding from the heat of the Summers in Arizona, but just as we have some of our hottest days, we want to get you thinking about … Continue Reading Gearing Up for the Fall!
AYC Members got their first “taste” of our new Regular Meeting Venue, R.T. O’Sullivans in Scottsdale on Thursday night. Around 40 members and potential members showed up for fun, food, … Continue Reading "Dog Watch" at R.T. O'Sullivans
By Heather McClain, Cruising Captain AYC Volunteers needed—Easiest and most fun volunteer gig EVER! AYC has been holding monthly Happy Hour gatherings (or “Dog Watch”) at various bars and restaurants … Continue Reading Like to Play Host to an AYC Happy Hour?
The Second Annual Officially Unofficial Flotilla to Catalina Island will be July 19th this year. Last year we had some great fun meeting up with some of the more traveled … Continue Reading Catalina Flotilla – 19 July
Is a Mallard on starboard an obstruction? Good thing the ducks on Estrella South Lake know how to paddle out of the way of fast-closing serious racers, close-hauled and chasing … Continue Reading Sailing Made to Scale
We had so many photos from the Tall Cactus and so many people asking for them we’re doing a GIVEAWAY at the May Monthly Meeting of a gift card to … Continue Reading May Meeting – Pretty as a Picture
By Debbie Heisler, Rear Commodore With summer vacations, family events and Arizona heat taking us to places like Croatia, Catalina, Yellowstone, and Greece, our June meeting is traditionally smaller in … Continue Reading June Meeting: Bring a Joke
Consistency did it. In six races, Joel Hurley scored no lower than third, turning 3-2-2-2-1-2 into the 2019 Club Championship. Mike Hester kept it close right to the end, with … Continue Reading Joel Hurley Wins Club Championship