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Bob Schoen

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Lawrence T Hoff replied to Scott Schreiber's discussion Lake Lansing Next Week
"No. Sorry.  I have to be in Grand Rapids for work on Tuesday.  If the forecast changes and there is wind on Wednesday, I will be there (with a thick wetsuit - it is chilly out)."
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Scott Schreiber posted a discussion

Lake Lansing Next Week

Heading down to Lansing next week for work and saw there might be some wind on Tuesday.  Anyone heading out?  See More
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Brian posted a discussion

Watch Where You Fall In

Wait, what?! Alligator found swimming in Lake Michigan…See More
Oct 8
Alex H is now a member of Michigan Windsurfing
Oct 6
Bob Schoen replied to Bob Schoen's discussion instructor info and new "how to" book
"sure, no problem. glad to help"
Oct 4
Shaun Arntz replied to Bob Schoen's discussion instructor info and new "how to" book
"Ah that would make sense. And I guess I should have said more like the figures you see on bathroom stalls rather than stick figures. Anyway thanks for the info and the description. Would it be okay if I emailed you for a more in depth conversation…"
Oct 4
Bob Schoen replied to Bob Schoen's discussion instructor info and new "how to" book
"Hi Shaun. It appears you are referring to the "complimentary" ABK manual, page 19, as the Tricktionary book is all full color pictures - no stick figures.  I am not sure why they show light wind and high wind with normal stance, but…"
Oct 2
Shaun Arntz replied to Bob Schoen's discussion instructor info and new "how to" book
"I was interested in this even though I'm a beginner really but I'm passionate about the sport. So l looked into it and downloaded the sample of the beginner portion that tricktionary had available. I'm a little confused, and again…"
Oct 2
 

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Top Ten Reasons for Women to Date a Windsurfer (Encore Valentine's Day Edition)

From our love-sick Long Island friends at www.peconicpuffin.com:

Ladies, are you still searching for that special someone? Consider looking amongst the windsurfers:



1. The ratio of men to women is 4 to 1.

2. They can talk about something besides football.

3. They don’t smell too bad because it’s a good bet they’ve gotten wet recently.

4. They have another interest besides sex.

5. You know they’re rich enough to afford windsurfing equipment.

6. You always get the latest weather report, several times a day.

7. They are capable of commitment, at least to their sport.

8. They have no issues about wearing rubber.

9. You always know where they are, at least when it’s windy.

10. Windsurfers are generally fit, tanned, and have cute butts.

Non-windsurfing men should NOT...repeat NOT...pursue windsurfing women, unless they are prepared to immediately throw themselves into…

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Posted by Brian on February 14, 2018 at 6:00pm

Hatteras IWT Race Results

Some fellow Michiganders and a Windsorite did pretty well in the IWT races in Hatteras this past week.  Here are some of the results for the locals, courtesy of Bob Shoen:

Results - FINAL Position

points 1st race

points 2nd race

total points

Open Race (84 entries)

jersey number

first race

second race

overall

16

Fohey

Scott

44

USA

16

19

35…

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Posted by Brian on April 23, 2017 at 8:36pm — 1 Comment

New App: WaterSpotr - Where are your buddies sailing today

US Windsurfing just put out a new app with launch sites and instant connectivity - and of course Facebook integration.  They used some of the site from the map that Dave Dalquist put together, but they still need to add many more Michigan sites.  It's available for iPhone and Android, so check it out.

http://uswindsurfing.org/

Posted by Brian on March 22, 2017 at 1:57pm — 1 Comment

On days like this we must surf

Saw this on the Reef Warriors site.  Great winter stoke.

On Days Like These We Must Surf from Jake Kovnat on Vimeo.

Posted by Brian on December 9, 2016 at 8:18am

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