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July Telltale is online for viewing

July 22, 2020

Click to view the July Telltale.


COVID-19 UPDATE

June 26, 2020

After considerable input from members at the Board Meeting last night, and reviewing the Membership Handbook, the AYC board has rescinded the prohibition on guests at AYC.  Guests are allowed as outlined by the Membership Handbook HOUSE RULES – General – Guests We ask that all guests wear facial coverings while on AYC property

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ICE Machine Procedures

June 19, 2020

As we diligently navigate towards a safe re-opening of club amenities, new cleaning protocols are required for the “new normal”. The Ice Machine is scheduled for re-opening this evening; however, before reopening, a thorough disinfection going beyond dust and dirt removal is being completed, Rest assured that we are doing

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Fleet Activities Message from the AYC Board

June 12, 2020

The Austin Yacht Club appreciates its members and we realize that everyone is anxious to resume sailing this season.  Due to existing COVID-19 restrictions, we all have to be responsible about resuming events.   As part of AYC’s limited reopening, and in the interest of having AYC members and their families re-engaging

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BATHHOUSE LIMITED RE-OPENING – ETIQUETTE

May 30, 2020

We’ve always prioritized the safety of our members, and in these uncertain times, this is no different. That’s why we are implementing and enforcing best practices for social distancing and self-isolation in the midst of COVID-19.  As we begin the process of re-opening areas of our club, we will take steps slowly

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2020 Summer Camp and PBJ Camp Cancelled, Private – Semi-Private Lessons Offered

May 20, 2020

After careful review of available information relating to the impact of the coronavirus and COVID-19, the AYC Board of Directors and Sail Training staff have unanimously voted to cancel our 2020 summer camp and PBJ season.  The health and safety of our camp community have always remained paramount within our

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Opening Day Photos

March 2, 2020

Many Thanks to Marilyn Jackson for a beautiful set of photos of the 2020 Opening Day. Click to view the Photos


Frostbite photos and Video

January 29, 2020

Click to view Bill’s photos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/jmTbjfCkY4o3Zo9CA Thank you Bill Coon for taking all the pics! Click to view Cheryl Pervier Photos Thank You Cheryl! Click to view: Jorge’s J24 Frostbite Video with Fred on the Tiller.


Commodore’s Newsletter December 2019

December 20, 2019

It is hard to believe it has been a year since I was elected commodore and I drove through that dense fog over the 620-bridge thinking ‘what have I gotten myself into’ as I shared with you all in the January Telltale. I must admit, it has felt pretty foggy

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AYC Banquet Photos

December 10, 2019

This years AYC Banquet Photos are for our AYC members. You will have to “Log In” to the AYC website first before trying access the webpage with the links to the photos. View the AYC Banquet Photo Page


Wild Turkey Regatta Photos

November 24, 2019

Many Thanks to Marilyn Jackson for the great job photographing all the Wild Turkey action. Lot’s of excellent photos. View the Wild Turkey Photos


Town Hall Meeting results

October 30, 2019

I want to personally thank all of you who came to the Town Hall meetings in October.  Both nights had good but different conversations and yet the results were somewhat the similar. Here are the tallied results… Sunday October 13, 17 responses Tuesday October 15, 18 responses My take on

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2019 Centerboard Regatta Photos

October 28, 2019

Many Thanks to Marilyn Jackson for the beautiful photos from this years Centerboard Regatta. View the Photos


2019 Centerboard Regatta Results

Another great CBR is in the books. Congratulations to all the competitors. Click here for the results


Indian Summer Series Photos

September 30, 2019

Thanks to Russ Shermer and the multi-hull fleet for a great set of photos from weekend 4 of the Indian Summer Series! https://photos.app.goo.gl/HboNCy6UMAEUj7j37


Update from August board meeting

August 28, 2019

Here’s an update on the UTSC issue. The board voted to approve the one-year contract with the Memorandum of Understanding that UTSC is on formal probation. The AYC-UTSC committee will work the next 3 months in creating the procedures and processes that are to be followed by UTSC. The next

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Note from the Commodore August 16, 2019

August 16, 2019

Hello Membership, I hope your summer has been enjoyable and you are enduring our current heat wave. There has been an issue that this year’s board has taken on and I wanted to share it with you. Since about 2012, the University of Texas Sailing Club has been a member

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Single Handed/Double Handed Regatta Photos Now Online

July 15, 2019

View them here.


Independence Cup Photos

July 13, 2019

click to view photos by Marilyn Jackson


2019 Independence Cup Results

July 7, 2019

Roadrunner Regatta Photos Now Online

June 14, 2019

Click Here:https://www.mcdonaldphoto.com/Sailing/2019-Roadrunner-Regatta-RWB


Commodore’s Newletter

May 27, 2019

Read the Commodore’s Newletter from 05/24/2019


Turnback Canyon Regatta Photos and Results

May 13, 2019

View Day 1 Photos View Day 2 Photos Many Thanks to Marilyn Jackson for those wonderful set of Turnback Photos. More Photos from Anne Morley. Thanks Anne! Excellent Pictures. Check Out the “Results” on our Racing Results Page.


EASTER LASER REGATTA PHOTOGRAPHS

April 6, 2019

Click here for photos


Historic AYC Photos – recognize boats? people?

April 2, 2019

Have photos to share? Want the high resolution version? Here is just a few of the old AYC Photo’s; https://photos.app.goo.gl/TGat90ZUgFoDIt0s2 Recognize anybody? Click on the photo and add a comment. Photos will rotate. So, come back often.


Commodore’s Newsletter 04/01/2019

April 1, 2019

Read the Commodore’s Newsletter 04/01/2019


J24 Texas State Championship pictures

March 27, 2019

Thanks to Chrisann Tortora for these pictures from the J24 Texas State Championship regatta on March 23-24 Click here


Spring Series pictures 03/24/19

March 26, 2019

Here is the link to some pictures Russ Shermer took Sunday, March 24, from the signal boat https://photos.app.goo.gl/AoQ5QzTNHfjLZdjG7


Commodore’s Newsletter

February 23, 2019

Read the Commodore’s Newsletter


Foggy Frostbite #3 Photos

February 6, 2019

Many thanks to Cheryl Pervier for the great set of photos of Frostbite #3 on 2/2/2019. View the Frostbite Photos


New Years Eve & Red Eye Photos

January 2, 2019

Enjoy the all the New Years related photos taken by Marilyn Jackson ( Big Thanks to Marilyn ). View New Years Eve Photos View the Red Eye Regatta Photos by Marilyn View the Red Eye Photos by Cheryl


2019 RedEye Regatta Results

PHRF A PHRF B PHRF C PHRF D Multi Hull


Watch the Resolute Cup Video and AYC’s outstanding result

December 20, 2018

The New York Yacht Club just released their documentary about this years Resolute Cup regatta held in Newport. After watching you will be even more impressed with the 2nd place finish against outstanding teams from the best sailing yacht clubs in the US by the Austin Yacht Club team of

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Commodore’s December Report

December 3, 2018

2018 was a remarkable year at the Austin Yacht Club. We had a lot of competitive series races and our regattas were all successful, with the exception of canceling the Centerboard Regatta We hosted the Sunfish Women’s North American Championship; with our own Lucy Brock winning in dominant fashion. Our

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Congratulations to 2018 KHF Champ Ray Shull

December 2, 2018

Results


Wild Turkey Regatta Photos

Many thanks to a great set of regatta photos by Marilyn Jackson https://photos.app.goo.gl/18iqvUodwhLsoh8T8 Excellent Action Photos from Bruce McDonald; Relive the action through photographs. Enjoy!


Wild Turkey Regatta Results

December 1, 2018

Click to view the 2018 Wild Turkey Regatta Results


November 2018 Commodore’s Report – Post Flood Update

October 30, 2018

Hello Members, First of all, I want to thank the staff and membership for the remarkable response to the impending flooding of Lake Travis. Your help prevented a disaster and minimized the damage that occurred. 

We now have to be patient while the club is restored to its pre-flood condition.

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OCTOBER 2018 Commodore’s Report

October 10, 2018

Upon Arriving at the club for Indian Summer Race 3, something seemed out of place or different . As I walked down to the docks, I realized what was different, 70 degrees and Northwest wind! We are entering the best part of the sailing season and I hope we all

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Women’s Sunfish Championship Results and Pictures!

October 1, 2018

Results More Pictures…. Thanks Elizabeth


September 2018 Commodore’s Report

August 29, 2018

SEPTEMBER 2018 COMMODORE’S REPORT The Austin Yacht club welcomes September with open arms. We made it through another sizzling summer and are looking forward to the fall season. The heat definitely effected the activity at the Club. The Keel Fleet cancelled both the Independence Cup and the Singlehanded Regatta due

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August Commodore Report

August 4, 2018

Everyone seems to have survived the intense heat of July , only to have August come along with more of the same. Thankfully the board did not schedule any series racing in August. The Keel Fleet will have it’s annual Single Handed Regatta on August 18th, as well as a

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Dog Days Series Photos Now Available

July 29, 2018

Click Here to see Photographs


Independence Cup Drifter Photo’s

July 9, 2018

Care to see sailboats and people drifting around a glassy lake? Check out the great photo’s Marilyn Jackson took of all the action. Click the link below. Independence Cup Drifting Photo’s.


Commodore’s July Report

July 2, 2018

2018 started out as one of the busiest years at AYC and the second half seems like more of the same. On Memorial Day weekend , instead of Turnback, we had the Luau. Social Chair, Margo Bower, and a great group of volunteers, hosted a fabulous party. The food and

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DF95 Regatta Results

June 11, 2018

At the first annual DF95 Regatta, 20 boats participated and  “a jolly good time was had by all.” DF95 Regatta Results 2018-06-09 Regatta photos


Late Spring Series Winners

June 1, 2018

Congratulations to all the Late Spring Series winners. Because of the inclement weather on May 20 for the End-of-Series race, lots of sailors went home early or did not come out to the club at all so trophies were not presented. The trophies, designed by Keith Denebiem, are in the

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Luau Photo’s

May 27, 2018

Click the link below to view the photo’s from Saturday evening’s Luau. Great fun! “Mahalo” Marilyn for a thorough and outstanding job taking pictures. “Mahalo” to all who worked so hard to put this event together. Luau Photo’s More Luau Photos from Chrisann Tortora


J22 Circuit Regatta Photos and Results Now Available

May 13, 2018

Click Here for McDonald Photography Photos   J22 Southwest Circuit Regatta #3 Austin Yacht Club | May 12-13, 2018 Series Standing – 6 races scored Information is provisional and subject to modification Regatta results last updated: Sunday, May 13, 2018 12:29:11 PM CDT Click on race number to view detailed

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2018 Turnback Photo’s

May 7, 2018

Let’s give a big “Thank You” to Marilyn Jackson for great job taking photo’s of this year’s Turnback Regatta. Click the link below to enjoy. 2018 Turnback Photo’s


Late Spring Series Photographs Now Available

April 23, 2018

Click Here for Photos


Governor’s Cup Photos

April 9, 2018

Day 1 Day 2   Thanks to Marilyn Jackson for photos from the RC boat. More photos from Cheryl Pervier – thanks. Keel and Multi-Hull boats on Saturday at Mark 11 and near RC-2 on Sunday Album 1 Sunfish and Centerboard Handicap races, as viewed from the RC-2 on Sunday Album 2

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Easter Laser Regatta Photographs Now Available

March 31, 2018

McDonald Photography


Spring Series Photographs Now Available

February 26, 2018

Spring Series Photos


Frostbite EOS photos

February 23, 2018

Let me try again. Here are the photos from the last Frostbite series race. Photos Thank you Chrisann Tortora!


2017 AYC Annual Banquet Photos

December 11, 2017

View this year’s Annual Banquet Photo’s. Many thanks to Cheryl Pervier for taking these beautiful photos.


2017 KHF Championship Results

November 19, 2017

2017 Keel Fleet Championship


Road Runner 470 and Laser Photos Now Available

470 and Laser


Wild Turkey Photos Now Available

Wild Turkey


November 5 Race Photos

November 7, 2017

Here’s a link to pictures from November 5th racing. Enjoy! Link


Road Runner Photos Now Available

October 21, 2017

Laser/420 Course Red, White and Blue Course Green Fleet Awards


Late Summer series pictures

October 20, 2017

Thanks to Paul and Sally who shot these racing pics for the club while on RC. Link to pictures


Single-handed Regatta pictures.

Thanks to Paul and Sally who shot these racing pics for the club while on RC. Link to pictures  


2107 AYC J24 Circuit Stop Photographs Now Available

September 30, 2017

J24 Circuit


Single-handed Regatta Results

September 24, 2017

Single-handed Regatta Results


Single Handed Regatta Photos Now Available

Bruce MacDonald: Single Handed Regatta Link Paul Bradley: Single Handed Regatta Vincent Vu: Single Handed Regatta  


Late Summer Series Results

September 23, 2017

Late Summer Series


2017 Centerboard Regatta Results & Photo’s

September 16, 2017

Preliminary -Sunday Results 2017 AYC Centerboard Regatta_FJ 2017 AYC Centerboard Regatta_MH 2017 AYC Centerboard Regatta_Portsmouth 2017 AYC Centerboard Regatta_Sunfish 2017 AYC Centerboard Regatta_Opti   2017 AYC Centerboard Regatta Photo’s Photo’s by John Grzinich – Sunday 9-17-17.


MoonBurn Series Final Results

August 6, 2017

Thanks for a great night racing series.  Final Results Congratulations to Slip Kid (Keith Denebeim and crew for the overall Keel Boat win) Congratulations to Tribology (Doug Casey and crew for the Multi-hull victory)


Suffering Summer Series Race 1 Results

Suffering Summer Race Results


Suffering Summer Results

August 5, 2017

Suffering Summer Series


Commodore’s August Article

August 2, 2017

WE are the Austin Yacht Club. Yes, AYC has nice facilities, but those facilities are not AYC. This Club is not an “it” but an “us”. The “WE” are you and I and the other members around us at the Club. WE are a volunteer run organization. The operation starts

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Dog Days Series 4 Photos

July 24, 2017

Thanks to Anne Morley for some great action shots from Dog Days Series 4. Link to pictures.


2017 Independence Cup Regatta Results

July 2, 2017

Congratulations to George Dahmen and crew for the best overall corrected time. Keel Fleet Results                    Multi-Hull Results Sail Boat Skipper PHRF NS Type Corrected Fleet 1 588   Dahmen,George 252   Ensign 2:14:18 C 2 629 Bonfire McDavitt,Linda 174   J/22 2:16:11

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Final Dog Days Results

June 25, 2017

Dog Days Results


2017 TurnBack Canyon Regatta Results

May 29, 2017

Levens Trophy Winner In 1984, a special perpetual trophy was commissioned by the AYC Board of Directors in memory of Bill Levens, Sr., a long time AYC sailor who always supported and never missed a Turnback Canyon Regatta. The Levens Trophy is awarded to the best corrected time keel boat

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Turnback Canyon Regatta Photos Including Aerial Photos Now Online

May 28, 2017

Photos.


J22 Circuit Regata Photos Now Online

May 14, 2017

J22 Circuit


Summer Series Photographs Now Available

May 8, 2017

Click Here


Easter Laser Regatta Photographs Now Available

April 15, 2017

http://www.mcdonaldphoto.com/Sailing/2017-Easter-Laser-Regatta


2017 Governor’s Cup Race Results

April 9, 2017

Final Results- Sunday 4/9/17 A Fleet                          Multi-Hull J70                                       C Fleet J22                     

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Spring Series Race 4 pictures online

April 3, 2017

Russ Shermer is sharing some pictures he took from the race committee. Here’s the link. Great shots Russ!


From our Commodore – March 2017

March 23, 2017

Opening Day was a great event again this year. The fact that many of you attended in spite of the gloomy weather, tells me that you agree. The large number of past Commodores who were present lets us know that they think it’s a special day too. You look at

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Opening Day Photos Now available

March 7, 2017

Click Here.   And Here


Five AYC Junior Sailors and Three AYC “Texas Legends” to Race in the First Ever Bob Gough TSA Race of Champions

January 23, 2017

AYC is proud – on many levels – to be a major part of a new Texas Sailing Association (TSA) event to be held January 28 and 29, 2017 at the Corinthian Sailing Club in Dallas, TX! This event was organized by AYC Past Commodore John Morran to bring together

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Frostbite Photos Now Available

January 15, 2017

Frostbite Photographs.


New Year’s Eve Photos Now Online

January 4, 2017

New Year’s Eve Party


Annual Red-Eye Regatta

December 13, 2016

Event Information Red-Eye History 2018 Red Eye Results 2017 Red Eye Results 2016 Redeye Results 2015 Redeye results Overall Multihull 2014 Redeye Results


2016 Keel Fleet Championship Results

December 6, 2016

Fleet Championship Results Congratulations to B Fleet captain Dane Ohe and the Pearson 31 Aphaia crew


Annual Awards Presentation Photos Now Available

December 5, 2016

Annual Awards


2016 Wild Turkey Regatta Results

November 30, 2016

Monohull Multihull Congratulations to the winners!  


Governor’s Cup Regatta – Results

November 7, 2016

All the information, schedule, and online Registration are up and running for the 2016 Governor’s Cup Regatta. Click to View. Final Results


Chaparral De Mar Regatta Results

October 26, 2016

Chaparral de Mar Regatta


Single Handed Regatta Photos

October 23, 2016 Photos courtesy of Vincent Vu Web view  HD set (large size)


Single Handed Regatta Results

October 17, 2016

Final Results Congratulations to Tom Groll – winner Overall Corrected Time


Luau Party Pics Now available

October 2, 2016

Luau Party Pics Here


Fleet Challenge Photos Now Available

Click here to view photos.


2016 Centerboard Regatta results are online

September 18, 2016

Thanks to all for a wonderful time and your great patience with the lack of wind. See you next year! Results  


2016 Dog Days Series Results

September 17, 2016

Final  PHRF A B, C One Design – J22 and J24 Ensign C22 SC21 Multi-hull – MH1, MH2


Dog Days Series Photos Now Available

July 31, 2016

Dog Days


MoonBurn Regatta Results

July 16, 2016

MoonBurn Regatta Page Final Results


Independence Cup Regatta Results

July 3, 2016

Thanks for a great event.  See you next year. Final Results – Ray Shull wins overall corrected time  


The Dog Days Series NOR has been posted

June 21, 2016

Click to View 2016 Dog Days Series NOR First Race is Saturday June 25th. Please Note: The start time for the 1st race is 5PM. The calendar and Telltale had previously shown 4PM.


MoonBurn Regatta-Final Results

June 7, 2016

Details and Registration Final Results Overall Results Thanks to all for a tremendous event  


2016 Turnback Canyon Regatta – Final Results

May 30, 2016

The final results for all racing classes are posted along with the overall rankings for the Levens Trophy. Congratulations to the winner:   Air Supply (J80), skippered by Steve Vaughn.   Final Results


Turnback Canyon Photos Now Available

Click Here for Turnback Photos More Photos – Lago Vista Camp


J70 Circuit Stop Photos

May 3, 2016

Many thanks to Cheryl Pervier who took the J70 Circuit Stop photo’s. Enjoy.   J70 Circuit Stop Photos


Summer Series Scores are posted

May 2, 2016

Please review the results and notify scoring of any discrepancies. Thank you. Summer Series Results Email: scoring@austinyachtclub.net  


US Adult Sailing Championship – 2016 Mallory Cup

April 28, 2016

Information on this years qualifying for the Mallory Cup. Adult Champs Notice.2016


Road Runner Photographs Now Available

April 10, 2016

Opti RWB Opti Green Fleet Laser and FJ Fleets


Easter Laser Regatta Photographs Now Available

March 28, 2016

Saturday Sunday


March Commodore’s Report

March 18, 2016

AYC is now officially “open”! We celebrated Opening Day 2016 earlier this month on March 7th. It was yet another wonderful day on Lake Travis and a good excuse to celebrate the treasure we have here at AYC. Many thanks to all those who pitched in a made it happen!

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2016 Spring Series scores are posted (RAW scoring times included)

March 7, 2016

2016 Spring Series – Results


Valentine’s Day Photo Booth Pictures

February 17, 2016

Click here to link to the RoadRunner’s website  


2016 Frostbite Series Results

January 17, 2016

  Final Results  2/13/16    PHRF    – A   B, C One Design –    J22 and J24   Ensign     C22   SC21 None Multi-hull –    MH1,  MH2, KB   If your score is not shown and you have not raced in a series or regatta recently, please register online so that

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Frostbite Photographs Now Available

January 16, 2016

Click here to see photos.


Redeye Regatta Photos Now Available

January 2, 2016

Redeye Regatta Photos


2016 Red Eye Regatta Results

Thank you to the competitors and volunteers for another great Red Eye! Results page  


New Year’s Eve Photographs Now Available

January 1, 2016

New Year’s Eve Photographs


2016 Red Eye Regatta

December 13, 2015

Friday January 1, 2016 Online Pre-Registration – click here! Onsite Registration 1/1/2016  9-  11 am First Horn 1:00 pm   2016 Red Eye Regatta sponsored by the Keel Handicap Fleet Open to Keel boats and Multi-Hulls  – Who’s Racing $5 discount for 2016 Keel Fleet Members  – Join Keel Fleet

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December Commodore’s Report

December 10, 2015

Top Ten Reasons I Enjoyed 2015 at Austin Yacht Club It is hard to believe my year as Commodore of the Austin Yacht Club has come to an end, but before the year ends, I wanted to share the Top Ten Reasons I had such a great year as your Commodore. The lake

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Wild Turkey Regatta Photographs Now Available

December 7, 2015

Click Here for Wild Turkey Photos


2015 Wild Turkey Results

Results


Annual Banquet and Awards Dinner Photos Now Available

December 6, 2015

Click here for photos


Keel Fleet Championship Standings

November 16, 2015

Based on the requirements for the overall  Keel Handicap Fleet Championship and race results to date, here is the updated scoring. KHF Championship Details If you are not listed then you have not participated in enough events to make the cutoff of 70%.  Wild Turkey Regatta is LAST the remaining

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Fall Series Final Results

November 15, 2015

Final Series Results: Click Here


November Commodore’s Report

November 11, 2015

It certainly seems that the weather gurus have accurately predicted the El Nino for 2015-2016. The other possibility just might be the Austin Yacht Club scheduling a major regatta. Beginning with Turnback, which brought us a full lake, the Roadrunner, which had weather delays, and the rescheduling of Governors Cup to miss an all

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Governor’s Cup Party Pix Now available.

November 6, 2015

Governor’s Cup Party Pix


Governor’s Cup Photographs Now Available

November 3, 2015

2015 Governor’s Cup Regatta Photographs


Read about AYC’s Tony Slowik III in the Statesman

A great article in the Tuesday, Nov. 3rd Austin American Statesman about AYC’s junior sailor Tony Slowik III. Read it – Student to sail for Team USA in Spain. 


Race Results – 2015 Governor’s Cup

October 31, 2015

Race Results – 2015 Governor’s Cup


2015 Late Summer Series Results

September 20, 2015

End of Series Results  10/11/15 PHRF  – A   B, C One Design –  J22 and J24   Ensign C22   SC21 Multi-hull –  MH1,  MH2, KB


2015 Centerboard Regatta – Final Results

September 13, 2015

Here are the Final scores. Thanks for a great Regatta Results  


2015 Centerboard Regatta Photos Now Available

September 12, 2015

Click here to see photographs.


August Commodore’s Report

August 20, 2015

Back in June I was contacted by Augusto Villalon, a former AYC member, about scheduling a meeting and presentation by David Wheelock, a water engineer with the LCRA, about their proposed Water Management Plan. On August 11 we had that meeting in the AYC and it was attended by 50 or so

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Follow AYC’s Linda McDavitt blog as she races around the world!

July 26, 2015

AYC’s own Linda McDavitt is about to embark on the journey of a lifetime! See below from Linda herself about the 2015-2016 Clipper Round the World Race, how you can help, and how you can follow her around the globe:   Dear Friends (yes that includes ex-students) and family, I

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August 15th Cruise Clinic Registration Now Open!

July 15, 2015

Registration for the Cruise Clinic is now OPEN! Register here!


July Commodore’s Report

July 11, 2015

The question of whether Lake Travis will ever fill back up has been answered in a resounding manner. The fact that Texas is a state that exists in a permanent state of drought, interrupted by periods of intense flooding, has been proven once more. The years of improving the area

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US Adult Sailing Championship

July 8, 2015

Information from John Morran regarding the upcoming US Adult Sailing Championship and how to apply. Adult Champs Notice


Independence Cup Regatta Results

July 5, 2015

A great time was had by all – great wind, moderate temperatures, cold beer, nifty trophies. Click here for the results


2015 Dog Days Series Results

June 29, 2015

Final Results PHRF  – A   B, C One Design –  J22 and J24   Ensign C22   SC21 Multi-hull –  MH1,  MH2


Summer Series Photographs Now Available

June 3, 2015

2015 Summer Series Photographs


Mack’s Latest Videos

May 30, 2015

Check out the latest videos from Mack Warner. Turnback – 2015 Series Racing Series Racing


2015 Turnback Photos are Online

May 27, 2015

Click this link to see the photo’s from this year’s Turnback Canyon Regatta; https://plus.google.com/photos/111591415494839492038/albums/6153208322428953857?authkey=CI7A-fiT7cqDGA Thanks to Steve Shepardson and Cheryl Pervier for the excellent photos.


Turnback Results

May 24, 2015

The Results have been posted for the 2015 Turnback Canyon Regatta. View the Results.


April Commodore’s Report

April 11, 2015

If you haven’t raced lately at AYC, you may not have noticed that, after 35 years, our main race committee boat has had a facelift. John Bartlett had recommended that we eliminate the hard top that a lot of us have left pieces of skin on through the years. With

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Spring Series Results

March 10, 2015

Preliminary results for the 2015 Spring Series are posted


Roadrunner EOS Dinner and Valentines Day Photo Booth Big Success!

February 15, 2015

Please click this link to view and download your photos: http://aycroadrunner.wordpress.com/


January Commodore’s Report

February 7, 2015

The 2015 Austin Yacht Club Board of Directors approved the 2015 budget, capital improvements plan, and race schedule for the year at our first meeting. This was the result of three half days of meetings prior to the board meeting to discuss the items needing to be replaced at AYC

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Frostbite Series Results

January 19, 2015

Frostbite Results-Final results are posted!


Frostbite Photos Now Available

January 18, 2015

To view photographs, click here.


Hitchins Wins McCollom Cup in Stunning Upset!

January 5, 2015

Patrick Hitchins sailing a J/24 narrowly defeated John Bartlett in a J/80 to win the McCollum cup trophy at today’s Redeye Regatta. Hitchins eked out his win by 40 seconds in a tight race between the two J boats. George Dahmen was 3rd in an Ensign. The boats represented the

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Wild Turkey Regatta Photos now available

November 30, 2014

Click here for photos


4th Annual AYC Fleet Challenge Wrap-Up

August 28, 2014

We did it!  With what seemed like participation from the majority of the AYC Membership, we easily surpassed our goal of raising $25,000 for the AYC Fund.  In fact, we blew past last years record with over $30,000 raised, with still more pledges coming in daily.  What a great day

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Congratulations, AYC Roadrunners!

July 19, 2014

Congratulations to all of our AYC Roadrunner sailors who sailed Texas Youth Race Week at HYC, TCYC, and LYC July 12-18. AYC was represented by 6 Opti RWB sailors, 4 Opti Green Fleet sailors, and 2 Laser sailors. Special congrats to Opti sailors Tony Slowik and Ethan Froelich who qualified for

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Easter Laser Regatta Photos Now Available

April 20, 2014

See photos of Saturday’s races at:  http://www.mcdonaldphoto.com/Sailing/2014-Easter-Laser-Regatta/ Please be patient.  there are a lot of photos and they are loading slowly.  Hope it will be worth the wait for you.


Roadrunner Photographs Now Available

April 6, 2014

Opti Green Fleet Course: http://www.mcdonaldphoto.com/Sailing/2014-Road-Runner-Opti-Green/ Opti Red, White and Blue Saturday Course: http://www.mcdonaldphoto.com/Sailing/2014-Road-Runner-RWB/ Laser and FJ Course:  http://www.mcdonaldphoto.com/Sailing/Road-Runner-Regatta-Laser-and/ Opti Red, White and Blue Sunday Course www.mcdonaldphoto.com/Sailing/Road-Runner-Regatta-Opti-RWB/


Great New Changes at AYC….

March 20, 2014

As most of you know I came back to AYC last summer as General Manager on a “temporary” basis. It has been a great ride but we are spending more time in Dallas so I am stepping down April 1, 2014. The great news is that the Board has promoted

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AYC in the News!

February 21, 2014

The Austin Yacht Club is featured in today’s Austin American-Statesman! Our Junior Sailing Day Camp is profiled in the Austin 360 Summer Camp Guide. Pick up your print copy today or check out the online version here! Registration is now open for the 2014 Junior Sailing Camp and PB&J Summer

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