LP Racers Waited Out the Lulls and New FUN Fleet Set Sail with L.A.S.T. Participants

By Mike Ferring Lake Pleasant racing can be an exercise in patience. Ignore the wind forecast, which is often wrong. In the late morning and early afternoon, watch for telltale ripples around the south end and hope they build and head north. Hope they last. Things started slowly on Saturday, January 28, the second weekend … Continue reading LP Racers Waited Out the Lulls and New FUN Fleet Set Sail with L.A.S.T. Participants

Lake Pleasant Spring Series Opener: Another Battle With the Weather

By Greg Romano The competition at Lake Pleasant often involves a battle with Mother Nature. That was certainly the case on AYC’s Spring Series Opening Weekend January 14-15. Saturday’s racing was a complete bust with zero wind, forcing cancellation of all races. Sunday’s weather forecast promised brisk breezes under rainy and cold conditions. While that … Continue reading Lake Pleasant Spring Series Opener: Another Battle With the Weather

Opening Day at Lake Pleasant

By Bob Naylor Twenty-four boats sailed in our Lake Pleasant Opening Day races, enjoying excellent weather and generally favorable winds. The Catalina-22 Fleet was on Race Committee, and got a big boost from three NEW club members - many thanks to AYC newbies Robbye Langenfeld, Kevin Kendall, Gene Peterson, and welcome again to AYC!  PRO … Continue reading Opening Day at Lake Pleasant