News - Thistle Sailing
Posted by on 3rd Nov 2016
Here's the latest update after the Great Pumpkin and congratulations to David Reddaway who, with a hard earned win in the Great Pumpkin regatta, has just barely nosed out Scott Griffin to take a 0.004 point lead in the standings.
The NOR and registration information are at http://www.pensacolayachtclub.
The Blue Angels website is https://www.blueangels.navy.
And hopefully we'll be able to reschedule the Bloody Mary.
An impressive number of boats turned out for the GLCs at Edgewater YC in downtown Cleveland this past weekend. For many, it started with a nice practice sail in a dying sea breeze on Friday. Folks from Rochester, Newport, Detroit all hit the water. My team, with longtime crew/friends Jeff Eiber and Abby Freeman, went out [...]
The Meigs regatta, this past weekend, offered a great preview to the 2015 Thistle Nationals. That event is scheduled for July 26-31 and North Sails OD team is preparing for a great event.My team and I made the trip to check the site and sail the venue, though we've been there before. It is always nice to refresh [...]
Paul Abdullah recaps the 15' Thistle Midwinters East Regatta in St Pete.The 60th Annual Thistle Midwinter's East regatta was held March 1st-6th, 2015 in St. Petersburg, FL. This year 43 boats attended, 10 more than last year due to the TCA getting the word out and creating a ground swell of excitement to bring the [...]
Dieball Sailing Ambassador Mike Gillum recaps his success at Thistle MWW and Larry Klein Memorial Regattas.This past Super Bowl Weekend’s 2015 TCA MWW & Larry Klein Memorial lived up to all of the usual expectations!Sure MWW was lacking the usual big names like Brady & Wilson and at only twenty-three boats it wasn’t going to break any records but [...]
Scott Griffin recaps the 2014 Thistle Bloody Mary Regatta! Dieball Sailing powers 8 of the top 10 finishers! Congratulations to Steve and Shawn Burke, winners of the 2014 Bloody Mary Regatta. (Although we weren't sure it was going to be given the forecast, it WAS in fact a SAILING competition.) Eighteen teams made their way to Western Carolina Sailing [...]
Great Pumpkin Regatta – Birmingham Sailing Club – October 18-19, 2014They came from far and wide to the Birmingham Sailing Club on Lake Logan Martin. Paul Abdullah was fresh in from his third place finish in the Championship of Champions. Steve Burke flew in from Bermuda, barely escaping before Hurricane Gonzalo stuck the island. David Van Cleef returned after a [...]
Dieball Sails cruise to 1st, 2nd and 4th place finishes at the Wild Turkey Regatta!Eleven boats made the trip to Milledgeville, GA, from points as far as Charlotte, Birmingham, and Jacksonville. Temps were warm without being oppressive. Wind was typical for Lake Sinclair, that is, very shifty at 10-14 with puffs to 20. One had [...]
Reid Collins (LLSC) reports on the 2014 Thistle Old Goat Regatta. Dieball Sails take 1st, 2nd, and 4th place!The 52nd Annual Old Goat Regatta was held the weekend of September 6-7, 2014 at Lake Lanier Sailing Club. Several of the 35 participants arrived on Friday night and started night one of good times with fellow [...]