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Mike Wahl
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Corpus Christi - 63mph gusts
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Having been in Texas last year, I knew I needed a smaller sail - so I picked up a 3.7 - pretty small for a Michigan sailor, right?  Apparently not small enough for yesterday - here's what NOAA said…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Feb 26, 2013.

Great Lakes Demo Tour - 2012
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We're happy to announce that the Great Lakes Demo Tour will continue at least one more year in the summer of 2012 - we just finalized the schedule.  All the demos will be at northern Michigan state…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Feb 27, 2012.

Forecasters got it right! Higgins Lake goes off again
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Great late afternoon / evening session after the rains moved thru - just like they predicted!  I'd gotten pretty skeptical after they had predicted wind for several days now and nothing materialized,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeannie Driscoll Sep 28, 2011.

Higgins Lake went off yesterday!
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What a great surprise!  The forecast was only so-so, but by mid-afternoon, we were sailing 5.5s  and seeing some nice swells at the drop-off.  Maybe more of the same this week??!!??

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeannie Driscoll Aug 24, 2011.


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Where do you sail most often?
Higgins Lake
Favorite Sailing Site in MI
Sturgeon Bay

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Great Lakes Demo Tour

The first two of the "Windsurfing 101" events sponsored by our Michigan State Parks were big successes; Mike and Dave want to thank Jeff and Myia in the DNR Recreation department for their assistance and support.  Over 30 first-time windsurfers were introduced to the sport - most of them young folks!  Additional participants had a chance to demo brand new gear from our sponsors.  Even the wind cooperated with 5 - 10 knot winds - perfect for beginners.  Everyone is invited to head up north to… Continue

Posted on July 28, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

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At 9:19am on February 28, 2011, Brian said…

Hi Mike,

Welcome to MI Windsurfing.  It was good to see you and Kathy again down in Bonaire.  Hope to catch up with you this summer.


At 8:37pm on February 25, 2011, Randy Bass said…

Welcome Mike!  I sailed Higgins once and loved it.  It is Bonaire in Michigan.  I hope to come camping there this summer and hopefully get some wind while I am there. 





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