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Brian replied to Lawrence T Hoff's discussion Happy Thanksgiving to all
"Larry, great to meet you this year.  See you on the water in 2021 - Covid-free!"
Lawrence T Hoff posted a discussion

Happy Thanksgiving to all

    Last Wednesday, I sailed all afternoon at Muskegon in comfortable temperatures.  I started off on a 4.1 and finished on a 5.1.  I was joined by a wing foiler, a kite foiler, and a handful of kite surfers.  Now, while I write this, my deck is…See More
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116L Fanatic Freewave for sale

2015 Freewave. Excellent condition. Typical bumps and scratches. Water tight and lite! This is an excellent bump and jump board. Loads of fun. I’m 210lbs and I ride this board with a 6m and 5.2 and below. Very fast when powered and Jibes like a…See More
Nov 7
Brian replied to Lawrence T Hoff's discussion Cold weather tips?
"Larry, If you drink too much tea, you might warm up your wetsuit another way. Brian"
Nov 2
Lawrence T Hoff replied to Lawrence T Hoff's discussion Cold weather tips?
"My wife reminded me of another tip yesterday: bring a thermos of hot tea to drink during snack breaks. And don’t believe everything you read online.  All the years I sailed on Long Island, I never sailed during the months of January or…"
Nov 2
Brian replied to Lawrence T Hoff's discussion Cold weather tips?
"I have heard about the technique whereby you go out for just very short session and then come in and warm your hands in warm water, and then go back out.  It is supposed to work, but I haven't tried it. For me, the hands are definitely the…"
Oct 19
Lawrence T Hoff posted a discussion

Cold weather tips?

    It seems like only a month ago that I was sailing in board shorts.  This weekend, however, I was in full cold-weather gear: drysuit, mittens, and scuba booties!  That got me thinking about techniques I have seen people use to eke out a few more…See More
Oct 18
Jan is now a member of Michigan Windsurfing
Oct 18


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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.  


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)


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


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