May 2011 Compass Points

  1) Commodore’s Corner – One phrase: Commodore’s Ball in 2 Weeks! 2) Olympian Mark Reynolds Gives AYC a Perfect Day 3) Welcome New Members! 4) No May Membership Meeting – VOTE COUNT! 5) Eight Bells – Farewell Frank Bigelow 6) AZ High School Sailing Championship & ASF Picnic 7) Fleet of the Month – Thistle! 8 ) […]

Olympian Mark Reynolds Gives AYC a Perfect Day

PHILIP FREEDMAN The Perfect Day with Mark Reynolds; So here I am in the desert away from the ocean and yet I am spending more time around sailing than I have in the last ten years. Coaching the Arizona State Sailing Team and learning about sailing in the desert has been something very special for me, […]

Welcome New Members

Please welcome our newest members: Chad Cornell, Patrick Byrnes, Philip Freedman, Viviana Pinilla and Charley Laman, to the club.    Chad has been sailing his whole life and wants to get out on the water.  He’s interested in racing and in helping with club social events.  Pat Byrnes is the father of fellow club member and ASU […]

No May Membership Meeting – VOTE COUNTING

Remeber that May is Commodore’s Celebration on May 14, and that the normal 2nd Tuesday General Membership meeting will not be held. Instead, on Tuesday May 10, 2011 at 6pm the AYC 2011-2012 Election Ballots will be counted and for our new Board of Directors. Formal induction of the new Board will be performed at […]

Eight Bells – Farewell Frank Bigelow

  Frank Bigelow BORN: October 9, 1931 DIED: March 30, 2011 Frank was one of our few AYC “Honorary Life Members”, an AYC member since 1959, AYC Commodore 1989-90, the man who was “Mr. AYC” to many of the club’s long time members.  He passed away with his family at his bedside Wednesday March 30, 2011 […]