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Tulip Time

AYC got off the first regatta of the year in fine style. Boats from Orcas, Oak Harbor, Olympia, and Lopez Island were in attendance. The lovely Pacific Drifter with Captain Sean aboard served as race HQ on the water and Learn more

Lawson Reef

Ahoy fellow sailors! Saturday featured the evr popular technique of trying to determine exactly how far away from the start line you needed to sail in order to not be swept over early. Imagine roughly two knots of variable current Learn more

Saving you from experience

Sometimes I think when someone says they have “experience” they are really mean… I’ve made a bunch of mistakes and if you listen to me then I might save you some trouble. I guess on occasion a person with “experience” Learn more

What the Huckleberry?

Last Saturday only those sailors needing the practice showed up for a rally for racers. These hearty souls enjoyed a line set by the Jah Mon in a building Southerly. The Wind Warriors had a real live roller derby queen Learn more

Foulweather Fun!

Saturday, February 25th, the Anacortes Yacht Club sailed the Annual Girts Rekevics Foul Weather Race to Friday Harbor. 17 race boats braved the conditions that weren’t all that foul and a handful of cruisers either hopped a ferry or shadowed Learn more

Mikey likes it and more!

Last weekend you might have felt spring was in the air and you were thawing out a bit. Meanwhile AYC’s Team Mikey owned by Kevin Welch and ably assisted by Ian Sloan and of course that hard workin gal at Learn more

Where sailors go to meet dot com:)

I have often wondered if the general population was aware how easy it is to get on someone elses boat and eat their sandwiches and drink whatever is in the cooler. If they knew, would we have crowds at the Learn more

Rules of Racing Seminar

AYC is proud to host US sailing certified judge and accomplished Northwest sailor Eric Rimkus. Eric is engaging and entertaining as well as being a stickler for the rules. If you ever wanted to be able to better understand what is happening Learn more

Boat Show Time!

My ever lovin father and I didn’t agree on much but one place we found common ground was the Seattle Boat Show. Each year we would make the annual pilgrimage and then head over to FX MCRory’s for the obligatory Learn more

Get in the Know!

AYC is proud to host US sailing certified judge and accomplished Northwest sailor Eric Rimkus. Eric has had a series of yachts from 24′-42′ named Gladiator. His success on the race course throughout the PNW is enviable. Eric is engaging Learn more