Some AYC families are lucky enough to be members of two yacht clubs, as is the case for Renata Hejduk and Darren Petrucci, parents of Gianni Hejduk-Petrucci. In 2020 they joined AYC so their "budding sailor" could sail year-round. Although Renata described Darren and herself as "below novices," they wanted to give their son all … Continue reading Budding Junior Sailor is Recognized
When you transit the Panama Canal on a large cruise ship, you do it in the lap of luxury. While the trip is an interesting experience from a historical perspective, the passengers on such large vessels are somewhat insulated from the magnitude of the event. To transit the canal on a small sailing yacht is … Continue reading September Meeting: Grenada to the San Blas Islands and a Panama Canal Transit
PLEASE NOTE: After reviewing the boat inventories, ASF will be scheduling a REPAIR DAY. Look for that announcement soon. And if you'd like to help with the repairs, send an email to ASF@arizonayachtclub.org By Bob Naylor, Jr. Staff Commodore Our annual pre-season boat clean-up was a big success, with 40+ volunteers showing up at the … Continue reading TTL Boats Flipped, Scrubbed, Rigged, and Cleaned!
In July, we traveled through Sandpoint, ID, and had the opportunity to meet up with Sandpoint Sailing Association’s Past Commodore, Jim Doudna for a burgee exchange. Their Commodore, Chris Ankney, was not available due to being over on Flathead Lake helping with the Thistle Nationals. SSA share's a similar situation to AYC with no physical … Continue reading Burgee Exchange with Sandpoint Sailing Association
AYC campout founders Al and Sandy Lehman were among the first to arrive at the Dairy Springs group site on Friday, August 11. With 2023 marking the 40th year since the first AYC Kinnikinick Lake Campout, one can only imagine the multitude of memories these two hold. And the family album will now include at … Continue reading 2023 Campout: Fun, Food and Festivities