Important News and Upcoming Events:


Annual Membership

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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Upcoming Meetings

Upcoming meeting topics include a night of sailing trivia, tie-dye party, racing tune-up, “Cheeseburgers in Paradise”, presentations on invasive species, the water resource board, and much, much more!

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

Big Changes at LTEF

Big Changes at LTEF The Lake Thunderbird Educational Foundation Annual Meeting by Roger Elliott, President The Lake Thunderbird Educational Foundation added two new members to its board

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Sailing News From Around the World

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