Michigan Windsurfing

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July 2011 Blog Posts (4)

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

Added by Mike Wahl on July 28, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

http://www.windscore.com/

Sergey, from videojibe, created a new wind sensors site, http://www.windscore.com, which captures all the NOAA sensors.  He's also created a sister mobile site: m.windscore.com .   Sergey is a really smart and capable guy, and so I imagine that he'll continue to improve the site.  Check it out: …

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Added by Brian on July 19, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Equipe and Super Light Dagger Gasket Replacement

Hey you longboarders that have these boards may be interested in this if your gasket needs replacement.

Go to Home Depot and purchase a 3 foot strip of black vinyl base molding (they have two thicknesses and stiffnessess - I used the slightly stiffer one about 1/16 in. thick), some barge cement and make your own.  Be careful removing the original gasket, the adhesive Mistral used took some of the epoxy skin off when I removed mine.  You can minimize damage by using a scraper with…

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Added by David Batchelor on July 14, 2011 at 6:01pm — 1 Comment

iwindsurf sensors in the Great Lakes

There's a post on iwindsurf about adding iwindsurf sensors to the Great Lakes in an effort to get more people to join iwindsurf.  Here's the post on the Eastern area forum:

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Added by Brian on July 12, 2011 at 9:10am — No Comments

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