News, Articles and Racing Results:
  • Installing a bow tank in a wooden Thistle I'm installing a bow tank in 448 as part of the boat's rebuild. You can follow along on 448's blog at: http://thistle448.blogspot.com/2014/12 ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2015, 3:57 PM by Paul Nelson
  • Sad News of the passing of Punch Metcalf Punch lost his battle with cancer last week.  He will be missed.  Here is a link to his obituary...  http://m.legacy.com/obituaries/dispatch/obituary.aspx?n=Rod-Metcalf ...
    Posted Dec 22, 2014, 7:20 AM by Thistle Class
  • Bagpipe archives uploaded to new site! I just uploaded all of the PDF files of old Bagpipes. They go way back to the 1940s. So if you're on the East Coast and you're snowed ...
    Posted Dec 10, 2014, 6:35 PM by Paul Nelson
  • Drone Video - 2014 US Sailing Championship of Champions Edgewater YC
    Posted Nov 25, 2014, 3:36 PM by Paul Nelson
  • 2014 Bloody Mary Results 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 ...
    Posted Nov 21, 2014, 9:01 PM by Thistle Class
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  • 3145 in CA - $2,200 Nice Thistle ready for local racing. My sister is too ill to sail her any more.We have 2 FDs and a Tornado so my wife says "NO!" to keeping ...
    Posted Jan 11, 2015, 3:19 PM by Paul Nelson
  • 1915 in Florida - $11,000 Beautiful all natural woodie. Min weight. Fast and stiff. GMW alum.mast and boom. West system all over, glass outside. Extra heavy duty Wesco trailer. Full Klotz covers. Always stored ...
    Posted Dec 6, 2014, 5:59 AM by Tca Webmaster
  • 3852 - GMW in San Diego - $14,950 Thistle 3852 – This boat is in excellent condition and proven to be fast. Rigging is efficient, thought out and all up weight is 515 – 517 lbs. Top 3 finishes at ...
    Posted Jan 18, 2015, 7:52 AM by Paul Nelson
  • 1379 - Woodie in Missouri - $3,300 You gotta love it! This wood original came to me and I loved it for a year, but now am offering to someone to continue the circle. Boat and aluminum ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2014, 1:18 PM by Tca Webmaster
  • 890 - Schock Woodie in California - $3,000 This is a Schock built 1956 WoodNThistle with Wood Mast/Boom, Black metal mast, newer North Sails, Harken blocks, professionally done West System bottom, full cover, nice trailer, has been ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2014, 1:16 PM by Tca Webmaster
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Upcoming Major Events:
  • 2015 Midwinters West - San Diego, Jan 29-31 Looking forward to some sunshine, warm weather, nice winds, big Pacific Ocean swells and pods of dolphins? If so then you must be headed to Mission Bay Yacht Club for ...
    Posted Jan 7, 2015, 2:18 PM by Thistle Class
  • Midwinters East Championship This is the 60th Midwinters East Regatta.  The regatta organizers have a goal of having 60 boat attending this year.  They are doing this by offering great sailing, great parties ...
    Posted Jan 6, 2015, 3:50 PM by Thistle Class
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