Due to the pandemic we will hold Thunderbird Sailing Club and other events held at the Boat House on a month by month basis. The Park remains open but under state guidelines for social distancing. We continue to monitor the situation and will make a decision about events scheduled for the remainder of the year. Please stay safe.
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
Having lived the adventure herself, sailor Erica Lush feels that the opportunity to showcase double handed offshore sailing at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games will capture the imagination of sailing fans around the world. American Lush, from Rhode Island, grew up racing dinghies but stepped into the offshore world several years ago, and has chalked […]
(October 23, 2020; 1700CEST) – The 41st Rolex Middle Sea Race is virtually done and dusted. Only one boat is left at sea, her crew clearly set on completing the course despite the likelihood that they will finish outside the race time limit. Kudos is due to Luigi Paolotti and the team of the Dufour […]
(October 23, 2020) – The second round of voting for World Sailing President was completed when 128 Member National Authorities submitted a verified vote to the Independent Scrutineer by the deadline of 1500hrs UTC today. With no discrepancies or irregularities in the votes having been reported by the Independent Scrutineer, the Election Committee has also […]
The Pendennis-built Vijonara is the second Hoek Truly Classic 128. Perfect sailing conditions off Palma helped Toby Hodges appreciate the keys to this design’s incomparable success Many will look at this yacht and admire its graceful lines, its presence and elegance on the water. Vijonara is …Continue reading » The post Vijonara: Inside one of […]
Thanks to an ongoing tangible reduction in prices, the life cycle costs of lithium boat batteries are now close to those of conventional options. Upgrading an existing boat to the newer technology is therefore increasingly feasible, writes Rupert HolmesPhoto: Torqeedo / Christian Brecheis Larger new cruising yachts, especially those at the quality end of the market, […]
Boatbuilder Jason Carrington talks to Andy Rice about how to make emergency offshore repairsBe adaptable: here Volvo Ocean Race crew Robert Salthouse uses heat from the boat’s kettle to bond repairs to a snapped outrigger. Photo: Brian Carlin / Team Vestas Wind / Volvo Ocean Race Jason Carrington was always in demand in professional offshore […]