AYC Tall Cactus Regatta May 20, 2017

The A.Y.C. TALL CACTUS REGATTA is the end of season LONG DISTANCE regatta. 2017 REGATTA DATE: May 20, 2017 – 10:00am Start The Tall Cactus Regatta. Celebrate the end of the racing season in this very special regatta. This is the only Long Distance regatta on Lake Pleasant. Two fleets. . . Read the rest

May General Meeting Early This Month – May 16TH

The meeting will be early this month due to the San Carlos Regatta. Meeting is Tuesday May 16th at Brother Johns Beer, Bourbon and BBQ 1801 N Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705 7:00 pm for meeting, meet and greet is 6:00 pm Program ;   ” OPEN MIC NIGHT ” New. . . Read the rest

Driving to San Carlos Sonora

Travel to Mexico with a boat and trailer is not difficult but there are some rules to follow. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS Passports — or other approved identification documents will be required on both sides of the border. DO NOT LEAVE WITHOUT THEM. Car of Trailer Permit –for travel to Baja or. . . Read the rest

2017 Spring Picnic

There was a nice turn out which included several of the newest group to take the TSC sailing lessons. The weather was great almost all day for the 8 contenders that wanted to take the trophy from last trophy race winner.  After several elimination races, long time member Richard Sebastian. . . Read the rest

Spring Sailing Lessons

The 2017 TSC sail class was a resounding success.  Thirty seven people attended the evening classes, the success of which was due in no small part to Mike Mulcahy, who handled the applications, taught some of the lessons with me & helped arrange parts the power point presentations.   Thirty students. . . Read the rest

Two TSC Cruises in May 2017

The first cruise involves two crossings of the Gulf of California of 18 plus hours. If you are new to cruising and would like to join us with your boat please call Dr Richard Sebastian, 520-297-4455, for more information and a possible link up with a buddy boat. Most of. . . Read the rest

AYC Triple Crown Regattas

AYC has rebranded their races into a Triple Crown competition which includes the Governor’s Cup (already contested), the Ruth Beals Cup for lady skippers scheduled for January 21st, the Leukemia Cup (previously the Birthday Regatta) scheduled for February 17-19th, and the Tall Cactus Regatta scheduled for sometime in May.  Check. . . Read the rest

TSC boats race in AYC Governor’s Cup

Three TSC boats raced in the Arizona Yacht Club Governor’s Cup,  the Muller/ Williamson J24 (yellow boat), the Burgard / Mcdade Santana 20 (middle of picture) , and Paul Bear in his Montgomery 17 (whitest sail right middle).  It was great day; winds were steady at 10-15, gusting to 25. . . Read the rest

2017 Bridge Elected

Our 2017 bridge has been elected and will be installed at the Change of Command banquet on January 28th, 2017.  They are: Commodore — Marshall Williamson Vice Commodore — Duff Fletcher Rear Commodore — Kevin Knuhtsen Past Commodore — Lisa Rundle Treasurer — Gay George Secretary — Carol Ray Their. . . Read the rest

2016 Fall Regatta Race Results

Fifteen boats in four classes competed in near perfect conditions at the TSC annual Fall Regatta in San Carlos, Mexico.  The weather was hot and the wind forecasts poor but once again, San Francisco Bay did not disappoint us.  The wind arrived right on schedule both days and we had. . . Read the rest