LTEF looking for a nice CAT 22 or similar for Keelboat Classes

The Lake Thunderbird BoatHouse U.S. Sailing Keelboat School is looking for a donation or reasonably priced Catalina 22 or similar boat for its U.S. Sailing Association Keelboat School. As a 501C3 not-for-profit the Lake Thunderbird Educational Foundation can provide you a receipt for your taxes or can purchase if a reasonalble price. Please contact Keelboat […]

Boats, Blues and BBQ, TSC meeting August 19 at the BoatHouse 6PM

Live music at the August TSC meeting, Saturday August 19 at the BoatHouse: TSC member, Jim Madsen and his Blues Band to headline our Boats, Blues and BBQ! Also, Brenda Woods, Manager of Little River Marina will be our featured speaker to bring us uptodate on what’s happening at the marina! Please come out and […]

US Sailing Headquarters is moving to a new location

We are excited to announce that US Sailing will relocate its headquarters on September 15, 2017 to the campus of Roger Williams University (RWU) in Bristol, Rhode Island.

Intermediate Sailing Camp, Kids camp is a pre-req…July 13-15

We have a few more openings available for the class, sign up on the LEARN TO SAIL link on the TSC website! If you can lend a hand please do! Especially on Saturday when all the boats and equipment has to be cleaned and put back in the boatyard.

TSC Potluck and Program, Saturday July 15

TSC Potluck and Program July 15, 2017 Meeting Theme: 6:00 PM Program: Orville Fisher – “” How to drown your future wife on the way to Bimini” Orville is a long time TSC member and one of our best story tellers, a great sailor and co-owner of the beautiful Rawson 30.

OKASA WATERFEST SATURDAY JULY 8

OKASA WATERFEST Wow! Our ninth Waterfest is about to happen on Saturday, July 8th, from 8am to 5pm. We’re expecting 40 intrepid participants and about 75+ volunteers and family. Last year we had a large group from Tulsa’s Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges. Most will join through the OKlahoma Adaptive Sports Association, formerly known […]

TSC has lost two past members of the club this week!

Eight Bells for two TSC members who have crossed the bar this week. Retired Commander, Earl “Carpy” Carpenter of Norman, a long time member who along with his wife Jan and his son Paul were all terrific sailors and officers of the club. They were very competitive sailing the Merit 25 “Soupy San” and also […]

How to use the Mast Raiser Pole at T-bird

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 small painter that is used […]

Volunteer Training Day, Saturday May 13, 1PM til 5PM

Saturday May 13, 1PM til 5PM Come out and learn to rig sailboats, launch and drive safety boats and the pontoon boat…maintain equipment, find, use and store equipment, how to drive the tractor, how to use the John Deere lawn tractor and much more..

TSC hosts the 2017 Leukemia Cup Regatta

Great weekend of sailing at the Leukemia Cup Regatta hosted by the Thunderbird Sailing Club! Winners were: Catalina 22 Fleet: Mary Anne Secrist, “Second Chance” Non-Spinaker Fleet :Barry Williamson, “Good Times” Spinaker Fleet: Bill Etchieson, “Flying Circus” San Juan 21 Fleet: Paul Reynolds, “The Great Pumpkin” A special thanks to Paul Pape of OCBC and […]