Important News and Upcoming Events:

Ahoy Lake Thunderbird sailors and supporters. Rain and cooler weather hasn’t deterred our sailors! Wednesday races and Saturday sail are going strong. Good to see new faces out there.

Don’t miss our potluck on the third Saturday, the 18th. Special guest musician is local guitarist Dave Flores. Kids sailing classes are happening all month long. Come volunteer if you get chance!

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It’s time to renew your annual membership! Don’t miss out on all the fun activities we have planned for 2020. You can easily do it online by clicking HERE
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Learn to Sail!

Registration is now open for all sailing classes for this spring and summer. Be quick – classes are already starting to fill up. Classes for ALL levels of sailors are available. Register today!
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The Mainsheet

The Mainsheet is out monthly newsletter that has all the news that’s fit to print. Click the button to go to the page with all our Newsletters, both new and old, just awaiting your perusal.
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Learn To Sail

Many Classes Available

Learn to sail at Lake Thunderbird. Classes are taught by US Sailing Certified instructors and cover a wide variety of skill sets from the novice all the way up to the seasoned sailor.

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Our Monthly Newsletter

This is the location of our monthly newsletter. Issues go back into the 1970’s, thanks to our curator and historian Les Cummings. Find out the latest news or take a trip down memory lane.


Boathouse Schedule

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.


How to Join

Question: Do you need to own a sailboat?
Answer: NO!
While many of our activities revolve around sailing, at the core is a group of like-minded individuals who love being on the water. And we love having extra hands on board when we go our sailing.

Latest Features

The latest news and info about the Thunderbird Sailing Club

COVID-19 Announcement

Due to the pandemic there will be no Thunderbird Sailing Club or other events held at the Boat House in April or May. The Park remains open

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