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
Subic Bay, Philippines (February 24, 2020) - The start of Race 7 got underway today for the Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race teams, with Punta del Este as the first team to cross the starting line closely followed by Visit Sanya, China with Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam in third position. Due to […]
Fort Charlotte, Antigua (February 24, 2020) - The 12th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 got underway today for the 73-boat fleet in a light south easterly breeze, with lighter than usual conditions forecast for the first 24-hours of the race, adding another level of strategy for the 600nm course around 11 Caribbean islands. Full […]
Ron Hurtibise of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports how a boat buyer is still waiting for one of his two best days of boating life. A brand new 74-foot yacht placed under arrest at last fall’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show has been sprung from custody and returned to its manufacturer. The decision by […]
Shipping your yacht may seem counter-intuitive, but putting wear on someone else’s hull can make more sense than you think, writes Will BrutonTransocean yacht shipping is becoming increasingly popular. Photo: Sevenstar Yacht Transport Bypassing seasonal weather restrictions and being able to relocate quickly are among the factors making yacht shipping more popular than …Continue reading […]
The two minutes it takes to rig a boom preventer properly can pay off in so many ways, yet still a lot of sailors consider it an unnecessary hassle. Pip Hare begs to differPreventers should be rigged from the end of the boom to avoid damage in an accidental gybe Rigging a boom preventer will […]
French skipper Francis Joyon added yet another world sailing record to his collection this morning IDEC Sport sailed under the QE2 bridge at 0737 GMT to set a new Hong Kong to London record of …Continue reading » The post Francis Joyon sets new Hong Kong-London record on IDEC Sport appeared first on Yachting World.