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
Honohulu, HI (July 18, 2019) - After Jason Carroll's Argo crossed the finish line at Diamond Head last night 20:52:32 local time, only 29 minutes later Peter Cunningham's PowerPlay crossed the line, followed 6.5 hours later by Giovanni Soldini's Maserati, ending the rivalry between all three MOD 70 trimarans in the 50th edition of the […]
(July 18, 2019; Day 24) – The Transatlantic Race 2019 will go down as one of the slowest on record, but for none was it more drawn out than for Constantin Claviez and his crew on Charisma. The German skipper and his trusty 1980 vintage Swan 441, which he has campaigned for the past 20 […]
by Paul Cayard While the 2019 Trans Pacific Yacht Race was the 23rd consecutive for Pyewacket owner Roy P. Disney, this was a special race. It was the 50th anniversary of the iconic race, with 90 yachts competing. On July 13th, we left the dock in Long Beach with aspirations to win. As fate would […]
Double-handed racing is booming in popularity, with both inshore and offshore events introducing double-handed classes. We get expert tips on how to set up your boat and routines for successRace Start - Redshift Reloaded, Sail No: GBR 419, Class: IRC Three, Owner: Ed Fishwick, Type: Sun Fast 3600 The popularity of double-handed sailing is on […]
Our contributors reveal their favourite summer cruising grounds, from West Sweden and North Brittany to the Isles of ScillyThe River Helford in Cornwall is a great spot for a mini sailing adventure. Photo: Peter Baritt / Alamy You don’t have to sail to the most distant parts of the world to have a cruising adventure. […]
It's too early for a detailed weather forecast for this year's Rolex Fastnet Race, but navigator Ian Moore has crunched some historical data to work out what, statistically, should be the optimum route. And he found some surprising things... With tricky tides, imposing headlands and the vagaries of the British summer weather to contend with, […]