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
For the Clipper Race Fleet, Race 6, named The Sanya Tropical Paradise Race, was hotly contested in more ways than one. From the sun beating down on the deck as the crew crossed the equator, to the fickle winds of the Doldrums, the eleven teams needed to hold both their nerve and race positions. Race […]
by Ben Remocker, 49er Class Manager Marco Grael and Gabriel Borges (BRA) carried an onboard camera during the 2020 Oceania Championships in Geelong, Australia. There were some wild days on the water, and the duo released a video that encapsulates one of the greatest aspects of 49er sailing, survival! At first things appear fairly tame, […]
Six teams showcased the inaugural season for SailGP in 2019 which seeks to deliver an annual, global sports league featuring fan-centric inshore racing among rival national teams. With identical F50 catamarans blistering across three continents and five venues, the climax was a $1 million winner-takes-all match race. But the race is as much on the […]
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.
The first big ocean test for the Ultime trimarans broke new ground. Helen Fretter talked to the skippers to find out whyPhoto: Alexis Courcoux / Brest Atlantiques On Tuesday 5 November four giant trimarans – Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, Macif, Sodebo and Actual Leader, and their double-handed …Continue reading » The post Battle of the […]