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
Tom Hutchinson, 52, perished August 7 in a kite surfing accident on the Isle of Wight, UK. The incident came as the area experienced heavy winds, with his brother Riff on the beach at Compton caring for Tom until emergency services airlifted him to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Tom was born […]
Filthy water plagued the Rio 2016 Olympics when promises by the South American city failed to address their insufficient sanitation system. As a result, Guanabara Bay, the venue for many of the aquatic events, Sailing included, tested high for bacteria and viruses. While the story for Tokyo 2020 is more about the extreme heat and […]
In a review of the equipment for the Men’s and Women’s Windsurfer events to be held at the Paris 2024 Olympics, World Sailing has shortlisted five tenders to attend the sea trials from September 29 to October 3, 2019. Circolo Surf Torbole (above) will host the sea trials following the RS:X World Championships on Lake […]
See further, see more and sail faster... Will Bruton investigates the navigation benefits that augmented reality is bringingHigh definition cameras can provide the live image for the plotter, stabilised by a separate sensor to counter pitch and roll Google’s mission statement is ‘to organise the world’s information.’ This almost impossibly ambitious declaration of intent underpins […]
American VO70 Wizard wins the Rolex Fastnet Race overall, while French JPK yachts dominate the IRC classes The stars’n’stripes liveried American Volvo 70 Wizard has been confirmed as the overall IRC winner of this year’ Rolex Fastnet …Continue reading » The post Fastnet Race winners: Wizard claims overall prize while French crews dominate appeared first […]
It's been a wet and wild ride for the first finishers in IRC fleets and multihulls in the Rolex Fastnet RaceWizard, Sail no: USA70000, Class: IRC Zero, Owner: David and Peter Askew, Sailed by: Charlie Enright, Type: Volvo Open 70 The first finishers in the IRC fleets of the Rolex Fastnet Race arriving last night […]