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Ensign Fleet

 

 

 

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Welcome to our Fleet,

The Ensign Fleet at AYC is a member of the Ensign Class Association and we are designated Ensign Fleet 30. We have 22 Ensigns in our fleet. We race under One Design Rules in club series races and in regional and national Ensign class championships. In regatta racing the skipper has the option of racing one design or PHRF handicaps.

In 1962 Pearson Yacht commissioned Carl Alberg to modify his earlier small ocean racer design (Ensign Electra) to make the Ensign day sailor…the boat we sail today. Pearson Yacht built the Ensign from 1962 to 1983. Her large cockpit, classic lines and friendly sailing characteristics made the Ensign an instant success. Her sail inventory includes a full main, #1 and #2 genoas, a blade or roller reefing and a spinnaker. Her full keel draws 3 feet, her length is 22 ½ feet and she weighs 3000 pounds. Ensigns sail well as a family day sailor and as a racer.

In 2002 the Carl Alberg Ensign design was elected to the American Sailing Association Hall of Fame. Her popularity remains strong and Ensigns are the largest full keel class in the United States. A few new Ensigns are built every year by Ensign Spars in Marquette, Michigan on a customer order basis. Ensign Spars is also one of several sources for Ensign parts.

In addition to club racing, Ensign Fleet 30 sponsors an annual senior regatta, Chaparral de Mar, socializes with picnics and potlucks and gathers for a very special Full Moon Sail. Our annual elections and business dinner is in January. The 2015 officers are Fred Ford, Fleet Captain, Norma Lien, Treasurer and Anne Morley, Secretary.

The classic and historical legacy of the Ensign attracts sailors who enjoy the traditions of sailing and the pure fun of sailing a classic. We invite you to come sail with us.

Sail on,

James Bland – 2019 Fleet Captain

Anne Morley – 2019 Secretary/Treasurer

Fred Ford – 2019 Social Chair

 

AYC ENSIGN OWNER LIST 2015

OWNER ENSIGN # NAME
HAP ARNOLD

ANNIE LANCASTER

773 EAGLE
JONATHAN BAKER

SARAH BAKER FAUST

324 J. SEAGULL
JAMES AND KAREN BLAND 2021 SPIRIT
ELLIOT BRAY 695 SUNDANCE
ERIC CREAMER 1152 BLUE DREAMS
GEORGE DAHMEN

FRANS DAHMEN

588 STYF KOP
JOSH DAVIDSON 2027 JOLIE
MARK FINLEY 732 JAM
FRED & JEAN FORD 972 SEPTEMBER
FRED FORD

TOM GROLL

500 HIGH COTTON
DAVE GAMBLE 1167 ONE WITH THE WIND
TOM & KELLY GROLL 578 CHULA
BILL & KELLY HAWK 1414 PRICKLY PAIR
DOUG LAWS

ELLIOT BRAY

810 PRIME TIME
DANNY & NORMA LIEN 1358 GRAVY
DAVID & ANNE MORLEY 739 ABACO
LARRY NEIMAN,

CAROL NEIMAN

820 MISS PEPPERMINT
CLIFT PRICE

LEWIS PRICE

929 DOS LOCOS
CHARLES STREHLI 725 ENTERPRISE
DAVID & DANA   TUCKER 1710 GRACE
IGNACIO VIVANCOS 2025 GOTTAWANTA
CARL WISEMAN 1609 DEEP 6
**KEN JOLLY 265 JOLLY TIME     *
**FRED SCHROTH 298 THORAZINE *

* Ensign Electra        ** Not Fleet 30 Member