Commodore’s Celebration Saturday, May 19

Last year’s Commodore’s Celebration at The Yard in Tempe went so well we decided to do it again. Dress is business casual. Members and nonmembers are welcome to attend. Saturday, May 19. Cocktails at 6 pm, dinner at 7 pm. Here’s a link to the Google map of the location. The menu includes: Soft Pretzels […]

High School Championship 2018

Tempe Town Lake offered five high school sailors its best mix of twists, turns, puffs, and lulls Saturday (5/5), as they competed in a close-fought contest to pick the year’s high school champion. The five competed in Lasers this year, running windward-leeward races to the east. After one of the round-robin boats turned out to […]

Big Finish: TTL Spring Racing

Spring racing is over and we can congratulate the spring champs: Laser, Joel Hurley; C14, Dave Haggart; Portsmouth, Andy Oliver. For the combined fall-spring, the champs are C14, Dave Haggart; Laser, Joel Hurley; Portsmouth, Mike Parker. The Laser Fleet championship ended in a knife fight between Joel Hurley and Paul Miachika, with gusting and shifting […]

Officially Unofficial Flotilla to Catalina

By Rob Gibbs It’s heating up in AZ and soon we’ll all start hiding in the comfort of our air-conditioned homes, offices, and cars. What a better way to escape the heat than to go sailing on the waters of the Pacific… and Catalina Island is a great destination. The weekend of July 21-22 will […]

Court Roberts Wins 2018 Tall Cactus

It’s a bit of a gamble with a pursuit race. With some 41 boats entered in this year’s Tall Cactus, which ones would benefit from a light wind start and which ones would gain as the wind came up? By the time they’d all gone around Horse, Balance Rock, and Bobcat Islands and crossed the […]