December 2016 Mainsheet

This is the final Mainsheet that Paul and Sandra Carter will be publishing. On behalf of the officers, members and BoatHouse partners, I thank Paul and Sandra for their excellent job over the past year. Paul has offered to assist the new editor to move the format to their system. Hopefully, we will have a member step forward to take on this important function for the club!
Thank you Paul and Sandra!!!

Mainsheet December 2016

New ceiling fan donated to the BoatHouse!

For over a year or so folks have been asking about a ceiling fan in the BoatHouse. So thanks to a fine donation by Roger and Cheri Elliott and another couple, we now have a 72″ remote controlled fan. A big thank you to Kerry Knowles for his help with the installation.

Grass planted next to new boat ramp at the BoatHouse


Tall Fescue has been sown on the south side of the new concrete boat ramp. Please do not walk, drive vehicles or park on this area. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated. We are watering the area to try to get the grass started so we can stop … [Continue reading]

How to use the Mast Raiser Pole at T-bird

Here's the cable attached to the pole when not in use.

For over 20 years now, there has been a mast raiser pole located at Hog Creek boatramp parking lot. The 40' pole has a steel arm with a block at the end that can be used to raise and lower large sailboat masts. For years we have been replacing a … [Continue reading]

33rd Annual Hiram Douglas Regatta


This year's Hiram Douglas Memorial Regatta was terrific. With 16 boats and nice winds 8-15 kts from the ESE we couldn't have asked for better weather. The long distance race had three fleets, cruising, spinaker and multihull. The website … [Continue reading]

Hiram Douglas Regatta NOR Sunday 11/6/16

CLICK LINK: 2016-nor-hiram-douglas … [Continue reading]

1974 Advance Sailboat Corp. Sweet Sixteen for sale..price reduced $750

IMG_0293 1974 Sweet Sixteen. Hull in good condition, was in the process of being painted and refurbished when the owner became ill and was unable to complete the project. Painting is complete but some … [Continue reading]

Lake Thunderbird Sailing Club “Messabout”

Interested boat builders, boat owners, sailors, and enthusiasts: MESSABOUT with the Thunderbird Sailing Club October 15 & 16, 2016 Lake Thunderbird BoatHouse, Norman, OK (Google for directions) BoatHouse, Ramp, Overnight storage & nearby Camping … [Continue reading]

Raft-up 8:30 PM Saturday October 15

Bring your favorite beverages...and snacks if you'd like to share... look for the pontoon boat "Jerry L" on the lake for location... After the meeting! … [Continue reading]

Fall Cleanup Saturday October 22! Please lend a hand!!!

Good afternoon all! A friendly reminder that the Fall Cleanup is scheduled for this Saturday October 22 from 9am until 1 pm. The weather looks great and it should be a nice day for working in and around the TSC. Paul Reynolds and Phil Moershel … [Continue reading]