Windsurfing & Stand-Up Paddleboarding in Michigan
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…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim O'Donnell Jun 26.
July 6, 2018 – Lake Michigan, Bic Techno II 135L, 6.8m sailKnocked out a bunch of odd jobs and small projects around the house yesterday (no wind). Forecast was calling for 15-25 knot winds in the…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Jul 12, 2018.
I'm down in Glenn (between Saugatuck and S. Haven). Finally have all my gear with me and I am dying to get out on Lake Michigan for some sailing. Looking at the forecast for tomorrow (Friday,…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim O'Donnell Jul 2, 2018.
Well, I just got back from a two week vacation on Lake Michigan. I finally have a place to store my gear and I was so looking forward to some sailing on the big Lake. But the gear just sat and sat and sat, waiting for the wind that never happened. So disappointed.
On the bright side . . . I have never seen Lake Michigan so clean and clear. After a few days of calm, the lake settled out and I could see the bottom plain as day in 10' of water. As an added bonus, there was…Continue
Posted on August 12, 2016 at 5:58pm — 1 Comment
Hey, fellow midwest windsurfers! My name is Jim. I just joined MI Windsurfing forum. I'm a native Michigander from Milan (S. of Ann Arbor). I learned to windsurf at the Univ. of Wisconsin in 1991, and have been doing it as often as I can ever since. I live in Oregon, west of Portland, so I do most of my sailing in the Gorge these days.
My wife and I just bought a place near Lake Michigan that will eventually be our retirement home. But that is several years out. I have a…Continue
Posted on July 12, 2016 at 1:48pm — 1 Comment