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WTB: beginner gear
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I started learning to windsurf this year with gear that I'd guess is from the early 80's that I got from my uncle. I'm getting the hang of it, but the tie-on mast is a pain & I keep reading how…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Ferrara May 3.

 

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Chris Ferrara replied to Alex H's discussion WTB: beginner gear
"Alex, if your still looking for a good beginner board and rig, Text me: 586-202-3654 I have an 12'6" Exocet windsup. that is excellent for beginner to advanced. and ideal for inconsistent wind. It's a breeze to tack, and I learned my…"
May 3
Pam Levy replied to Alex H's discussion WTB: beginner gear
Feb 21
Shaun Arntz replied to Alex H's discussion WTB: beginner gear
"For all of those of you that are interested in the email list, I sent you all a friend request and message asking for your emails as non-members on the internet can still see the message boards here. I'll send it out today to those that have…"
Jan 8
Lawrence T Hoff replied to Alex H's discussion WTB: beginner gear
"Sign me up as well.  I start a new job in downtown Grand Rapids in April, relocating from Lansing.  "
Jan 7
Jim O'Donnell replied to Alex H's discussion WTB: beginner gear
"Randy, I come to Michigan every summer for vacation with the family and stay in Glenn (between S. Haven and Saugatuck).  Usually stay 7-10 days.  We bought a cottage there a few years ago and I have gear.  135L Bic Techno and a 105L…"
Jan 5
Shaun Arntz replied to Alex H's discussion WTB: beginner gear
"Wow this thread blew up!! I'll put together the west shore mailingb list. I just like to get everyone's permission before sending it out :) even if their email is already posted, it's a respect thing of sorts of mine. Testing…"
Jan 5
Alex H replied to Alex H's discussion WTB: beginner gear
"It's good to see so many friendly windsurfers around the area. I'm excited to get out with you all in the spring! My email is a.sparks.hull@gmail.com"
Jan 5
Pam Levy replied to Alex H's discussion WTB: beginner gear
"I also would love to try out Muskegon. I am not experienced with waves and shore break and definately feel safer and have more fun with other windsurfers around. I enjoy light wind freestyle, attempting to do planing jibes very unsuccessfully and…"
Jan 4
Randy Bass replied to Alex H's discussion WTB: beginner gear
"Pam I would love to sail with you at Gun Lake.  I scouted it out last summer but the wind did not cooperate for me.  I have heard that it stays pretty flat for good speed runs because it is so shallow.  I am trying to break 30…"
Jan 4
Randy Bass replied to Alex H's discussion WTB: beginner gear
"Jim, when do you come to Michigan and for how long?  Do you bring windsurfing equipment?  Sailing inside the pier at B is a blast.  C has shore break which I have given up on long ago.  A can be great on a SW thermal when the big…"
Jan 4
Randy Bass replied to Alex H's discussion WTB: beginner gear
"Hey it looks like we are gaining some windsurfing momentum in West Michigan.  Let get everyone together to sail this spring and summer.  Alex needs lessons and equipment, Pam looks like a pro that can help all of us, Shaun needs a…"
Jan 4
Shaun Arntz replied to Alex H's discussion WTB: beginner gear
"Yes A is where I surf at, B is where you can be pretty much safe from waves and most of the boaters, aside from a few anchored out, the North C I'm not sure but the South C has a lot of kiters and during summer tons of people, hard to find a…"
Jan 4
Jim O'Donnell replied to Alex H's discussion WTB: beginner gear
"Please include me!  I am only in Michigan a couple times a year, but I would LOVE to try out sailing Muskegon Lake and the big lake.  When you all are talking about sailing Muskegon Lake, I presume you are referring to the area labeled…"
Jan 3
Shaun Arntz replied to Alex H's discussion WTB: beginner gear
"Hey Randy, Alex, and pam!! Haven't logged in in awhile!! Just had a son a month ago today so been busy haha! Can't wait to have him windsurfing like my father did with me back in the late eighties early nineties! Glad to see so many of you…"
Jan 3
Pam Levy replied to Alex H's discussion WTB: beginner gear
"Let me know when you’re headed out and I’ll try to join you. I usually sail gun lake a few times in the spring before bringing boards up to Elk Lake for the summer. My number is 616 560 zero two two zero. Looking forward to meeting…"
Jan 2
Randy Bass replied to Alex H's discussion WTB: beginner gear
"If you are in Spring Lake, I sail inside the pier in Muskegon too.  That would be a good place to meet up.  I also just tried out Fremont Lake this summer and had a great sail their.  I also want to sail Gun Lake, south of GR. …"
Dec 28, 2018

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