Here’s to the humble magnetic compass, without a doubt the sailor’s most reliable instrument onboard. It’s always there for you and with the rarest of exceptions, always operational. Yes, I love my chartplotter, autopilot,
Notice Of Chili Cook-Off Sunday, November 6, 2022 Lake Thunderbird BoatHouse, Norman, Oklahoma CLASSES: All chilis are welcome; bean and non-bean shall have the same start. Cooks shall register pots using the current TSC
Notice of Race Hiram Douglas Memorial Regatta Sunday, November 6, 2022 Thunderbird Sailing Club Lake Thunderbird BoatHouse, Norman, Oklahoma CLASSES: Boats 18 feet length on deck or greater are welcome. Other boats may be
The Coast Guard says that the best life jacket is one you will wear, so comfort and function are important considerations when picking out a life jacket that suits your needs. Here are some
As the wind strength changes, so too should your steering technique, with focus being on speed and heel angle. It’s good to have rules of thumb to help you sail the boat as fast
Five classes – J70s, Melges 24s, J/111s, ORC boats, and GL52s – participated in the inaugural Southernmost Regatta on January 17-21 in Key West, Florida. Check out these great pics! https://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2022/01/21/photos-southernmost-regatta-2022/
North Expert Tom Davis lays out your Inventory Options For some sailors, “club racing” means a casual jib-and-main evening race aboard a well-stocked cruising boat carrying roller furlers and its anchor and chain in
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 but under state guidelines for social distancing.
Preparing Your Boat for the Season “You bought a boat last year. It has been in storage since September, and you now want to take it out of storage in preparation for the summer.