Between our monthly meetings, our racing schedule, special events, and other rentals, there is a lot happening at our boathouse! Check the calendar and join us at any of our monthly membership meetings.
By Les Cummings – Lake Thunderbird Educational Foundation The Lake Thunderbird Educational Foundation and the Thunderbird Sailing Club are celebrating their 20th year of teaching children and adults following the US Sailing training
Despite beginning with no previous sailing experience, Australian couple Riley & Elayna have been documenting their journey traveling the world by sail. Since late 2014 they’ve been filming their adventures on YouTube full-time as they’ve crossed the Mediterranean, Atlantic, Caribbean, and Pacific Ocean. Now on a Outremer 45 catamaran, here’s Episode 219 published on October […]
When Steve Reid needed to rebuild his racing crew a few years ago, he decided to look to an untapped resource: Etobicoke Yacht Club’s Junior Sail program in Etobicoke, ON. His spouse and steady crew Maggie had decided she wanted to pursue other hobbies, and his successive crews had moved on to other things. Looking […]
At the 2019 OK Dinghy World Championship, if you scanned the results there was something among the 110 competitors not recently seen - two entries from the USA. It's not that the 13-foot singlehander doesn't have history in the USA, it just has been MIA for some time. But not any longer. Since the US […]
Round the world sailor and record holder Brian Thompson is in demand among performance cat racing teams and cruising owners for his multihull skills. He has tips for Andy Rice on switching from one hull to twoPerformance and cruising catamarans require a skillset readjustment for sailors more used to monohulls. Photo: Jesús Renedo For a […]
In recent weeks we have seen the first AC75s start to fly, but the engineering and sailing techniques needed to get these new monohulls to foil are very different to the catamarans of the previous Cup cyclesFlaps on the T-foils is a big change for this Cup. Photo: Harry KH / Ineos Team UK America’s […]
Cruising in the ‘roaring forties’ proves rewarding for Janneke Kuysters as she braves the Bass Strait to explore TasmaniaPhoto: Alamy / Alistair Scott “No pizza today.” When this announcement is made at Port Cygnet Sailing Club, all conversations among members in the clubhouse …Continue reading » The post Sailing Tasmania: Bucket list cruising across the […]