In case some of you are unfamiliar with Steve, he's a multiple US Windsurfing National Champion and a top ranked US sailor on the Formula Windsurfing World Tour. He is also raising awareness for clean water through a site called "Friends of the Water". When its not windy, Steve attempts to perform amazing feats of architectural design and visualization through sbdesign! (from Steve's blog). Why am I bringing up Steve? Because he's… Continue
Added by Brian on June 13, 2010 at 10:00am —
Weekly windsurfing at Patterson Park will be in a new format this year. We've been invited to participate in the Grosse Pointe Sailing Club Tuesday night race series. We'll meet and launch at Patterson, by 6:00 pm at the latest, and sail up
to the starting line at Windmill Point.
Paterson Park is on Lake St Clair, just north of Detroit. Map is at…
Don, one of our new members, send me some info about their local windsurfing blog, so check it out. www.rondeauwindsurfingteam.blogspot.com It's got some nice links to launches (at the top) and some video and picture links on the right side,and Rondeau Bay is not too far. Don says, regarding Rondeau Bay, that "It is a venturi in South Westerly winds and it will be much windier
there than anywhere else I know of… Continue
Added by Brian on May 24, 2010 at 6:27pm —
Thought I'd point out that we have at least one celebrity member among us. Andy McKinney is the owner of WIND-NC, and the "Lost-in-Hatteras" blogger, who now posts through Windsurfing Magazine. Andy is a great guy and did a short video interview for us while the Michigan group was down in Hatteras a few weeks ago. Some of you probably already know… Continue
Added by Brian on May 18, 2010 at 9:00pm —
Day five started out as a no-wind day, so many of the guys went fishing or cruising the windsurf shops. I think a few of the shops made some money today. In the afternoon, the wind defied all forecasts and came up big.
We were all on 4.0- 5.5's all afternoon. The wind was steady as a rock, despite coming up unexpectedly. Really a great day. Fresh caught fish and pasta for dinner,…
Well, in spite of all the predictions, the wind did come up on Tuesday afternoon. We had a break from the 4.0 - 5.0 conditions of the past two days, and got to use 5.5 - 6.5 sails. No one was predicting the wind, but it came up for about 3 hours or so in the afternoon. Another great day in Hatteras.
Check out the post-sess jam session on the video page.…
Hey Everyone, Please take a look at Tom's post in the Wind Talk forum. He's looking for help to keep the Lexington Wind Talker going. Maybe you know a small business who would like to help? Or maybe you can help yourself?