Loads O’Wind for St. Patrick’s Lake Pleasant Weekend

Puffy, of course, but lots of wind to make it a great, fun weekend on Lake Pleasant. Hang on, here’s comes another one! Results here. The lake hasn’t disappointed us this spring, with lots of good wind to drive the spring racing series. The Catalina 22 Race Committee did a good job of adjusting to […]

April Monthly Meeting: Spectacular Sailing Photography

Daniel Forster will arrive at our April monthly meeting armed with a spectacular portfolio of sailing photos and a lifetime of sailing stories. Just to skim some off the top: He’s photographed the last 13 America’s Cups and 12 Olympic Games. Now Daniel is one of the official photographers for the Rolex Yachting events, covering […]

New Trophies for AYC Racers

We’re making a major change in trophies this year that I hope you’ll like. Instead of giving a pickle dish or wine glass for each series, you’ll receive your own AYC Member Trophy plaque and add awards to it in the years to come. The first time you’re eligible for a trophy, you’ll get one […]

Brilliant Conditions for the Second Weekend at Lake Pleasant

Racing at Lake Pleasant rarely gets any better than the conditions this weekend (March 3-4) at Lake Pleasant. After a light start Saturday, the wind built to a breezy crescendo, one so strong that the Spin fleet decided to loop Horse Island for two races. Sunday didn’t really bother to build much, starting with good […]

Do You Daydream of Tropical Sailing?

And if not, why not? One of the great benefits of knowing how to sail is access to gorgeous yachts in beautiful places. Clear green water, steady trade breeze, warm evenings with a  piña colada. Mmmm. Oops, sorry, I drifted off there for a minute. You’ve seen the tantalizing beauty shots in sailing magazines. At […]