Due to the pandemic we will hold Thunderbird Sailing Club will hold meetings, races/regattas, and other events scheduled for the Boat House on a month by month basis. Please call or check prior to coming out or attending any event to determine if it is still being held.
The Park remains open but under state guidelines for social distancing. We continue to monitor the situation and will make a decision about events scheduled for the remainder of the year. Please stay safe.
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
America’s Cup teams have been warned they face “substantial penalties” for coordinated practice after a concerned Team New Zealand took the issue to the arbitration panel. With all four teams now fine-tuning their second generation boats on the Waitemata Harbour, the prospect of syndicates working together to gauge speeds and set-ups has become very real, […]
(November 26, 2020; Day 19) – At the same time as Alex Thomson euphorically announced this morning that ‘the BOSS is Back’ after the British skipper completed four days and nights of structural repairs to the inside of the bow of HUGO BOSS, his French rival, second placed Thomas Ruyant and his team are deciding […]
US Sailing’s 2020 National Coaching Symposium will be hosted online December 7-9, 2020. The fourth annual National Coaching Symposium features three days of presentations with a collection of leading sailing coaches and experts from around the country. The symposium will include up to four live presentations per day. Access to the symposium is exclusive and […]
Just a few minutes of sailing in dense fog takes most sailors well out of their comfort zones: it’s disorientating and, quite frankly, scary for many. Here are some tips on how to prepare for, and deal with, a ‘pea soup’Sailing in fog can be exhausting and disorientating. Photo: Carlo Borlenghi At sea, fog can […]
This Italian builder of stylish performance cruising and racing yachts has been busy developing an unprecedented four new designs to launch in one season – at 40, 60, 80 and 111ftThe Solaris 80RS is aimed at extended cruising in comfort Renowned Argentine designer Javier Soto Acebal has worked with Solaris Yachts for the past 11 […]
Two 100ft foiling trimarans crossed the start line off Brest, western France this morning, in a tantalising head-to-head battle for the Jules Verne Trophy, the round-the-world, non-stop fully crewed recordPhoto: Eloi Stichelbaut / PolaRYSE / Gitana The time to beat is 40 days, 23 hours, 30 minutes and 30 seconds, set in 2017 by Jules […]