Winning Thistle One Design Sails You Can Trust

Whether you’re all-out hiking or ghosting along in no breeze, your Thistle was built to perform. Go with North Sails to maximize that performance, and you and your crew can concentrate on teamwork, tactics and fun. With multiple cuts to choose from, you’ll find the ideal mainsail, jib, spinnaker combo for your Thistle setup. Power up with new sails from North.

Thistle NEWS

In this webinar, North Sails experts Zeke Horowitz and Brian Hayes explain and demonstrate basic rules according to the US Sailing « Racing Rules of Sailing ». Using a whiteboard, Zeke re-creates… Read More

Breeze on! The 2020 Thistle Midwinters East was sailed in overpowered conditions for the entire weekend. It was a lot of fun! Going fast was about hiking hard, steering for… Read More

The first two minutes of a race is arguably the most important. Those first two minutes will define where you start on the line, and how much space is around… Read More

The 2017 Thistle Nationals was a big success with close to 90 boats on Lake Chautauqua in New York. Past U.S. Sailing President, Tom Hubbell, hosted the event out of… Read More

  Join Mike Ingham on Friday July 21st at 1:00pm  for an on-the-water clinic followed by a debrief. Join us Monday-Friday between 7:00 and 8:00 am for your morning coffee… Read More

Thanks to the new and growing Newport Thistle fleet and IYAC for hosting.  We spent some time in the parking lot getting boats ready then headed on the water to… Read More

Thistle Results

2021 Victory
Jubilee Regatta
Paul Abdullah
1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11
2021 Victory
Great Pumpkin Regatta
Paul Abdullah
1, 2, 4, 5*, 6, 8, 9, 10
2021 Victory
Old Salty Regatta
Scott & Nerissa Griffin
1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Are you a class champion? We would love to add your name to the #NSVictoryList.


Thistle Class Experts

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Ched Proctor

Steelpointe Harbor, Connecticut