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  • Midwinters East is Almost Here! Next Saturday, nearly 50 boats will descend upon the Tampa Bay to compete in the 2015 Midwinters East championship.The preliminary weather forecast indicates the week should be awesome with ...
    Posted Feb 21, 2015, 4:01 PM by Thistle Class
  • Team Gillum Wins Midwinters West The 2015 Thistle MIDWINTERS WEST CHAMPIONSHIP was held at the Mission Bay Yacht Club on January 29 to January 31.  Mike Gillum, with wife Mardi, and daughter Alison as crew ...
    Posted Feb 3, 2015, 8:50 PM by Paul Nelson
  • 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 Feb 2, 2015, 12:11 PM by Paul Nelson
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  • 2015 Orange Peel Regatta - March 20-22, Florida Yacht Club - Jacksonville, FL The 41st Annual Orange Peel Regatta is only six weeks away and all the planning is coming together to make it another great event. Mark your calendar and plan ...
    Posted Feb 16, 2015, 5:14 AM by Paul Nelson
  • 2015 Thistle Naptown Regatta - Sept. 26-27 A fun, fall season regatta with a hint of autumn colors surrounding the lake. Good time, great people and great sailing! Great facilities with plenty of room to camp.Indianapolis ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2015, 8:04 PM by Paul Nelson
  • 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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  • 3357 in Seattle - $3,500 Clark #3357Race ready currently in winter storageNew North racing sailsTrailerBoat Coverjeffrey.c.wilson@comcast.net / 206-697-6040
    Posted Feb 28, 2015, 7:11 AM by Paul Nelson
  • 1082 in OH, $1000 Excellent condition. Wooden hull, old equipment but fully sailable. Always garaged. Wooden interior and fiberglass/epoxy exterior.Cincinnati OHLouis Rosslsrss51@aol.com
    Posted Feb 16, 2015, 5:21 AM by Paul Nelson
  • 57 in Ohio - $8,500 "This is a professionally rebuilt hull with ALL new wood parts - transom, trunk, gratings, thwart, seats and rails. The only original wood is in the hull shell itself, the stem ...
    Posted Feb 5, 2015, 5:07 PM by Paul Nelson
  • 640 in Vermont - Free to good home willing to restore her! Wooden Thistle in need of restoration. Hull #640. Much of the boat will need work but it does have a wooden mast and boom. Promise to restore her and she ...
    Posted Feb 2, 2015, 12:16 PM by Paul Nelson
  • 3260 in Alabama - $1,850 Blue fiberglass hull with gold waterline. Aluminum mast and boom, Main, jib and blue spinnaker. White trailer. Located on Lake Logan Martin in Pell City Al. wcarlson1021@gmail.com
    Posted Feb 2, 2015, 12:13 PM by Paul Nelson
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