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Call Chris at 231-220-5997

cj.surfer@yahoo.com

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Bob Schoen

US Sailing Trained Instructor

248-236-9731

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Dan Kaczmarek is now a member of Michigan Windsurfing
Jun 30
Randy Bass left a comment for Josh Alexander
"Welcome Josh. Do you sail Gun Lake often? I want to try it out sometime. It would be nice to sail with someone. Randy Bass"
Jun 28
Cris commented on Brian's blog post MI Windsurfing Launches
"Very nice! I have to check these spots out for myself :-)"
Jun 28
Josh Alexander is now a member of Michigan Windsurfing
Jun 27
Jim O'Donnell replied to Jim O'Donnell's discussion June 23, Lake Michigan Session
"Just two weeks ago I got in for a swim with the 3/2 on and didn't last more than a couple of minutes.  Amazing how fast the lake can change."
Jun 26
Jim O'Donnell replied to Jim O'Donnell's discussion June 23, Lake Michigan Session
"Around where we are, the Lake warmed up quite a bit in the last two weeks.  It's comfortable for swimming with no wetsuit.  I started with a 5-4-3 steamer because it was rough, the air was chilly, and I was unsure about how the water…"
Jun 26
Lawrence T Hoff replied to Jim O'Donnell's discussion June 23, Lake Michigan Session
"How is the water temperature?  The Muskegon buoy is reporting 55 degrees.  Meanwhile, Lake Lansing is positively warm.  Some folks are sailing in board shorts.  Personally, I am still wearing a shorty wetsuit.  "
Jun 25
Jim O'Donnell posted a discussion

June 23, Lake Michigan Session

Made it out yesterday around 8:45am for a short session on the Big Lake.  Started out on 6.8 with a 135L.  Wind was building, so I tried switching to a 103L Screamer after a few runs - worked ok, but I really need to get a bigger fin if I want to…See More
Jun 24
 

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MI Windsurfing Launches

Bob Shoen started a document listing the windsurfing launches in and around MI.   I converted this to a Google Doc so that anyone with the following link can edit this document.  You can add sites, or add launch photos or maps, or comment on favored wind directions, obstructions, etc.  

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1aabCGdKnYhsa2nk-whOl9c_bxbikRPdV/view?usp=sharing

Posted by Brian on May 14, 2020 at 8:40pm — 4 Comments

Swap Cancelled/Postponed

The May 9th Swap at Cass Lake has been cancelled/postponed.  The Michigan DNR has cancelled all group events are canceled to at least May 11.  Please pass the word.

Posted by Brian on March 19, 2020 at 11:26am

Annual Cass Lake Swap

Posted by Brian on March 5, 2020 at 6:04pm

Interpreting wind meters and forecasts

Here's a really well done video on how to interpret the wind forecasts (from Sailboardsforum.com)

https://youtu.be/HJ2Wp8B8Uns

Posted by Brian on February 3, 2020 at 2:30pm

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