Registration is now open for the ASF Introduction to Sailboat Racing class, which will happen in October. If you’d like to try your hand at racing or would like to … Continue Reading Introduction to Sailboat Racing
Would you like to know how to launch your boat with the trailer still attached? Like some tips on how to attract the attention of law enforcement while boating? Maricopa … Continue Reading August Membership Meeting
Whoooo-Wee! It’s HOT! Does that stop AZ sailors? Nah! We’re still at it all year round as evidenced by our Reverse Frost-biting (aka Heatstroke Series). Send us your stories of travels … Continue Reading August 2011 – Compass Points
Ahoy from Kenosha, WI and Buccaneer North American Championships (BNAC). The new AYC “fiscal year” is heating up and I hope you are all enjoying some fun like we are and … Continue Reading Commodore's Corner – August 2011
We dove deep into the science of sails when North Sails designer Garth Reynolds rolled out a presentation filled with charts, graphs, and colored aerodynamic displays at the AYC July … Continue Reading Science and the Art of Sailing
HIGH SIERRA REGATTA – JULY 15-17, 2011 by Tony Chapman If you’ve never attended this Fresno Yacht Club event at Huntington Lake, in the Sierra Mountains of Central California, there … Continue Reading Cool Viper Sailing – High Sierra Regatta
Moments ago Scott Buckstaff was learning to sail in an Opti on Tempe Town Lake, tutored by parents Dan and Kathleen. Now living in Belvedere, California and sailing out of … Continue Reading Scott Buckstaff National 29er Champ
AYCers Joe Hagen, Al Lehman Jr., and Steve Quant snagged a second place in a deep fleet of 13 boats in the Santa Cruz 27 Nationals, held at the Whidbey … Continue Reading AYCers at Whidbey Island Race Week
We’re a mere two months of 106-degree temps from the beginning of Lake Pleasant (LP) racing and one month from the scorching start of Tempe Town Lake (TTL) “fall” racing. … Continue Reading Upcoming Racing News
New Meeting Place Tuesday. We’ll meet at the Fiesta Inn in Tempe, 2100 S Priest Drive, just south of Broadway. Go to the main lobby and Maryellen Ferring will guide … Continue Reading North Sails Designer Garth Reynolds Tuesday 7/12
Mid Summer Night’s Dream? You bet! Where do you want to be in July, in a boiling nightmare in Phoenix or……sweet dreams on Catalina Island? Check out AYC summer fun … Continue Reading July 2011 – Compass Points
“Help Wanted! Inquire Within!” Many wonderful ideas have been flowing in from you all in the past months since I became Commodore, and now YOU can provide the hands, heads … Continue Reading Commodore’s Corner – July 2011
Almost 70 people responded to a survey we put together to figure out how members would like to receive word of meetings, events, and news about our club. Thanks for helping … Continue Reading Survey Results and Summer Guest Speaker Series Update
Sailors ate limes to prevent scurvy, right? Michael Bernard won the AYC Laser fleet this year, right? Right. And if you got those right, you were cheering Tuesday night (6/14) … Continue Reading June is for Fun – AYC Family Night!
I really did consider my decision to go out to Lake Pleasant when the forecast was for 103 degress but the oppurtunity to sail on one of the new fleet of … Continue Reading J-80s Hot New Boats at Lake Pleasant
By Phil Freedman This week my daughter Carina Freedman sailed with the University of Michigan Sailing Team. They sail on Baseline Lake about thirty minutes from Ann Arbor Michigan. The Michigan Sailing Team … Continue Reading ASU Sailors visit U of Michigan Sailing "Compound"