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Thistle

North Sails has been active in the Thistle class for decades. Our two most popular mainsails and jibs were designed by Greg Fisher and Ched Proctor, and they continue to dominate in one of the largest and best one-design classes in the country.

Year
Class
Event
North Positions
Top Finisher
2019
Thistle
Old Goat Regatta

1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10

Paul Abdullah
2018
Thistle
Cedar Point One Design Regatta

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10

Dave Dellenbaugh
2018
Thistle
Orange Peel Regatta

3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14

2018
Thistle
Midwinters West

1, 3, 4, 5, 7

Sam Ingham
2017
Thistle
Atlantic Coast Championship

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Doug Kaukeinen
2017
Thistle
Great Lakes Championship

1, 3*, 4, 5

Matt Fisher
Thistle
Niagara Frontier Districts

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Mike Ingham
2017
Thistle
8Ball Regatta

1, 3, 5

Peter Frissell
2017
Thistle
Orange Peel Regatta

2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

2017
Thistle
Midwinters East

1, 3, 5

Mike Ingham
2017
Thistle
Midwinters West

1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10

Mike Ingham
2016
Thistle
Midwinters East – St Pete

1, 2

Mike Ingham
2016
Thistle
Midwinters West

1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Terry Lettenmaier
2016
Thistle
Nationals

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Mike Ingham
2016
Thistle
Newport Regatta

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Dan Hesse
2016
Thistle
Fontilieu Trophy

1, 2, 3

Steve Gruver
2016
Thistle
Icebreaker Regatta

1, 2

Ken Swetka
2016
Thistle
North Cape Fall Blowout

1, 2

Jack Finefrock
2016
Thistle
Memorial Day Regatta, Eugene

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Phillipo Gordon
2016
Thistle
Midwinters East – Sarasota

1, 2

Mike Ingham