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
It is an amazing world we live in when people can cruise the world, recording their travels to post on YouTube, and have the income streams from the internet pay for their journey. Among this enterprising sector are Australian travel vloggers Elayna Carausu and Riley Whitelum. They’ve been sailing the world on their boat La […]
Rochester, NY (September 19, 2019) - The opening day of the 2019 Sonar World Championship hosted by the Rochester Yacht Club was dominated by local sailor Michael Wilde. Wilde’s scoreline was 2-1-2-1, and there likely would have been another first had a race in which he had a significant lead not been abandoned. Full report.
World Sailing Rankings are for the 10 Olympic events and Open and Women’s Match Racing. In match racing, top North Americans are Nicole Breault (USA) and Chris Poole (USA) in 4th and 10th. In fleet racing, top 20 North Americans are Canadians Tom Ramshaw (7th, Finn) and Sarah Douglas (13th, Laser Radial) and from the […]
Emboldened by success in 2016, Skip Novak sails back to South Georgia to attempt a traverse via the island’s virgin summitsPelagic Australis on the jetty at King Edward Point. Photo: James Novak We were eight days out from the south coast of South Georgia and once again we had skied smack into …Continue reading » […]
Ràn VII is a latest generation Fast 40+ designed by Shaun Carkeek for renowned owner-driver Niklas ZennströmHold on to your hats: Rán VII competing at Lendy Cowes Week 2018. Photo: Paul Wyeth Some boats are the sum of their parts, but Rán VII is really the sum of the parts that aren’t …Continue reading » […]
Elaine Bunting asks a delivery skipper, charter pros and some first-time transatlantic skippers for their best advice on planning and preparing for the big adventurePhoto: Trystan Grace On the afternoon before we left the Canary Islands for the Caribbean for a transatlantic with the ARC, I struck …Continue reading » The post Sailing across the […]