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THUNDERBIRD BOAT MOC

THUNDERBIRD BOAT MOC

Style No 179

$44.95
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ICONIC LEGEND
A sporty boat sole on our iconic classic.
Our traditional Thunderbird moccasin was introduced in 1955 and became famous in gift shops across the country. Years later, this trendy boat sole was added to the mocs for a modern look that offers a little extra grip, whether you’re sailing the seas or traveling by land. Choose smooth leather or soft suede – both offer the ultimate in comfort. Featuring our iconic handmade Thunderbird beading, these boat shoes for women offer a stylish, relaxed vibe.

Sizing & Features

  • Fit: Runs large; order ½ to full size down
  • Smooth leather or soft suede
  • Padded insole
  • Boat sole
  • Imported

Care

We recommend applying a suede protector before taking your new shoes into the elements, but avoid non-suede accents. If scuffs happen, no problem. Grab a suede brush or toothbrush and gently rub scuffs away. Avoid non-suede accents. A suede brush or toothbrush works on watermarks and stains too - simply brush away the marks with water.

For tougher stains, add a dab of suede cleaner or baby shampoo. Let your suede air-dry overnight. Stick white tissue paper inside your shoes to make sure your suede keeps its form while it dries. 

Check out more tips and tricks on our  product care page.

Shipping & Returns

Minnetonka offers free ground shipping within the Contiguous U.S. on orders $65 or more. For shipping details visit www.MinnetonkaMoccasin.com/shipping-delivery

We gladly accept returns of unworn merchandise purchased from MinnetonkaMoccasin.com for a full refund within 60 days of original purchase. Please note that return shipping on exchanges is free, however when requesting a product refund a $6.95 label fee will be deducted from the purchase price of the merchandise if a shipping label provided by Minnetonka Moccasin Co. was used. To process a return visit  www.MinnetonkaMoccasin.com/returns-exchanges

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Ellen from United States

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Please bring back red leather and other colors with beige soles

We love these! We would love to have choices of red and other colors, with beige soles. Thank you for your consideration. [...]
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Paula Reynolds from United States

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Perfect fit love them

Delivered fast perfect fit love the navy really would love to see red [...]
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Dianne from United States

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Beautifully made shoes that will be your best friend forever!

I had a pair of Minnetonka moccasins in the seventies and gave them away in the mid nineties and have regretted it ever since. I just bought the Thunderbird Boat Moc in natural smooth leather and love them! I am a size 9 in most makes but had to order down a half size. The insole of the 8 1/2 measured 10 inches on the right foot and a smidgen less on the left. My feet aren’t exactly the same size anyway so it doesn’t matter. Minnetonka’s customer service is excellent. I would love to have these in light pink and light blue! [...]
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Sherry from United States

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Mom's best kept secret

I bought my first pair last summer in 2017. My mom has worn Minnetonka's since 1956 ish so she always had many pairs of Minnetonka's around while I was growing up. This is one pair of shoes I never borrowed as a teenager from her. I wish I had!! Like I said bought my first pair last year, the's are the best shoes ever. So well made, comfortable and stylish and light weight. These are my go to shoes. I gave up wearing gymshoes everyday for these babies. I even wear these with socks in our snowy cold Midwest winters. I get compliments on these shoes all the time . I have white,navy,tan now RED..Would love these in turquoise. [...]
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Janice from United States

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Just what I wanted!

I received these boat mocs yesterday (very fast shipping). They fit perfectly and are true to size. Love the navy blue! [...]
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Dee H from United States

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Love my Thunderbird moccasins!

Received them as a gift from a dear friend in the smooth red leather and at first I was off put by the color! I'm used to the brown/black shades that go with everything. It didn't take me long to fall in love with the red. Love Minnetonka! Thanks for making such a wonderful quality product that lasts through the years! [...]
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Michele from United States

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I LOVE my moccasins.

I broke my foot three years ago, and can not wear laced shoes. Minnetonka has been wonderful. My moccasins are comfortable, durable, have many styles to choose from and full-range of sizes. Minnetonka keeps creating different styles, so you never get bored. If you are thinking of trying Minnetonka, go for it. It's worth it. Better yet, you're worth it. Enjoy!
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Kathleen from United States

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Red boat moccasins

I absolutely love Minnetonka boots, sandals and moccasins! Wanted a pair for years now have a lot, such good quality and so comfortable. I recently purchased these red ones. So cute! [...]
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Shelley from United States

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High Quality

I have purchased many pairs of Mocs from this site. I have always found they are accurate in description and sizing instructions When you purchase from a department store it is Buyer Beware. Not the Minnetonka one expects. Department stores do not hold up in quality, sizing or wear [...]
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Lasley Biven from United States

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I am 82 years old and have been wearing the Thunderbird Boat moccasins each I was 10 years old. I get more compliments on them from people wanting to know if they are comfortable and where do I buy them. I have them in white, navy, tan, red and pink. I would love to see them in turquoise to go with my jeans and turquoise jewelry. Any chance of that? [...]
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