Lake Pleasant Delivers the Wind for Week 3

The wind returned for our third weekend of the Lake Pleasant fall race series. Excellent conditions for the sailors, but challenging for the race committee. It was warm and windy but very shifty, especially on Sunday when the race course kept moving and kept the committee and PRO Bob Worrall busy trying to anticipate the […]

Extremely Fun Extreme Series San Diego

Close racing? Oman Air won the four-day San Diego Extreme Series event (10/18-22) by finishing ahead of Alinghi in the 21st and final race. Yes, the 21st race. That’s close. Several AYC members made the trip to San Diego to watch, including Martin, Mary Kay, and Cedric Lorch, Scott Agan, Jonathan Magick, Maryellen and me. […]

Rogue Tomato – October Happy Hour!

We’re going WEST with this month’s 4th Tuesday Happy Hour on Tuesday October 23rd. This month we’ll be at Rogue Tomato! 18561 N 59th Ave #122, Glendale, AZ 85308. Starts at 5:30(ish) and goes until 8:00(ish). As always AYC will spring for some appetizers and you are welcome to wash it down with whatever you like!

Crisp Fall Series at Tempe Town Lake

The rain stopped, the sky cleared, the air turned crisp. Nice day on Tempe Town Lake. The Laser turnout this fall has been spectacular, with lots of new racers joining the fleet, many in adopt-a-boats. As a result, there’s the experienced bunch at the head of the group and the less experience group fighting their […]

Honorary Life Members – Mike and Maryellen Ferring

On Tuesday October 2, AYC’s Board, at the recommendation of all of the current Honorary Life Members, voted to make Mike and Maryellen Ferring Honorary Life Members as well. According to the AYC Bylaws, “Honorary Life Membership may be granted to any Club Member whose services to the Club and the sport of sailing shall […]