Windsurfing & Stand-Up Paddleboarding in Michigan
I usually don't recommend leaving MI in the summer - it's a beautiful state with great beaches (and no sharks). However, for wind there's always Maui. At 200 lbs, I could not hold onto a 4.7 the last two mornings. Jeannie was on a 2.8, and Dan Katlein sailed a 3.5 all day long, two days in a row! The Trades are just awesome. You wake up any time, have some breakfast, maybe a little exercise and stretching session. By 11am, you can almost assume that the winds will be blowing. For…Continue
Posted on July 29, 2016 at 3:35pm
I get this question a lot, so I thought I should put it out there. Does anyone know of a place to rent/borrow windsurfing gear in MI? Two or three people, who will be vacationing in the TC area, want to rent equipment. Can anyone help?
The lack of rental gear certainly is not helping our sport.
Posted on June 1, 2016 at 6:39pm — 2 Comments
The off-season/pre-season is a great time to work on skills, especially in a place like Bonaire, with the ABK BoardSports team. Andy Brandt and the guys are really awesome at helping everyone from beginner to advanced freestyler. If you ever have the chance to take an ABK clinic, I think you'll find it a good investment in your windsurfing future.…Continue
Posted on March 2, 2016 at 6:23pm — 4 Comments