Roundstone Roundtable: Webinar series with Thistle experts

To help everyone tune up for Nationals, Wayne Pignolet is hosting the Roundstone Roundtable webinar series. During these 75-minute sessions moderated by Greg Fisher, Thistle class experts share tips to help get us all sailing faster and smarter.

Next webinar: Sunday, May 31, 7 p.m. EDT

Roundstone Roundtable, Episode 3: Open Forum

Join Thistle experts Mike Ingham (nine-time national champion), Dave Dellenbaugh (seven-time national champion) and Greg Fisher (five-time national champion) for an wide-open discussion on topics ranging from racing mindsets and lessons from other classes to how to stay fast through COVID and the attraction of Thistle sailing. It will be open season on these champions — a chance for you to ask questions. Please send questions ahead of time to Wayne Pignolet.

Zoom login information will be shared via Thistle class List Serve.

Episode 1 (April 23, 2020): Tuning, Upwind Speed
Panelists Mike Ingham, Greg Griffin and Matt Fisher discussed how to set up for success and sail faster on the beats

Episode 2, (May 12, 2020): Crew Work, Downwind Speed
Greg Fisher moderated a discussion on crew work and downwind speed with guest experts Sarah Paisley, Jesse Shedden and Jeff Eiber.


The Thistle National Championship, presented by KeyBank, celebrates the 75th anniversary of one of North America’s most popular and competitive one-design sailing classes. The regatta takes place July 31-August 6, 2021 at the Cleveland Yachting Club in Rocky River, Ohio.


Regatta chairman: Fred Hunger

Media/PR: Mike Lovett