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
Faith Alden Paulsen, who lived her entire life in Mattapoisett and Marion of Massachusetts, died December 1 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Large portions of her life were spent at St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church where she sang in the choir for over 30 years and served on the altar guild. Her passions were sailing, tending […]
by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt Sailing News I’m a big fan of cooperation and consideration, but sport being sport, these attributes can easily get lost in the passion to perform at a high level. While I hope your sailing realm basks in a balmy bay of recreational enjoyment, the pursuit of some pickle dishes has gotten […]
Darrel Nicholson at Practical Sailor brought our attention to an incident that occurred some time ago, but the details of the story hit close to home for Nicholson as he seeks to heighten awareness of a hidden danger within our safety practices. We recently talked about the tremendous forces at work when a person goes […]
Sir Ben Ainslie explains how the AC75’s control systems work in the latest episode of our America’s Cup podcastData from the AC75’s complex systems will have a built-in time delay to prevent ‘autopilot’ sailing by the crew. Photo: Harry KH / Ineos Team UK The systems that control the aero- and hydrofoils of the new […]
Pro sailor Pip Hare shares explains how passage planning, sail setting and autopilot settings can help you to navigate beam seas safelyShortening sail reduces the combined heeling moment from waves and wind to reduce the risk of a broach or knockdown. Photo: Kurt Arrigo Big beam seas can be the most challenging, unpleasant and dangerous […]
With its many inlets and pretty harbours, this unspoilt corner of north-west Spain is a delight for cruisers. Daria Blackwell explores GaliciaPhoto: Josep Miquel Ubalde Baulo / Alamy Dreams of white sand beaches fringed weather with granite boulders warmed by the Galician sun finally took flight. We departed …Continue reading » The post Sailing Galicia: […]