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Lawrence T Hoff
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Spring is here?
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    With last week's snow still fresh on my mind, I had not started thinking about windsurfing yet. Fortunately, my wife thinks more clearly than I do. When she saw how windy it was at our house…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lawrence T Hoff Apr 17.

Video of recent sailing on Long Island, NY
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    This site is on the Long Island Sound. It is a popular wave site in NW winds, since there is about 100 miles of fetch for the waves to build. In this video, there is a 20-25 knot NW breeze, but…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Dec 4, 2016.

Friday's forecast for mid-Michigan is looking promising!
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Where to sail in a NE?My default is Lake Lansing - close to home and work, but am open to alternate suggestions...Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Sep 29, 2015.

That is a crowded starting line! DEFI wind
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian May 18, 2015.

 

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At 11:01am on June 2, 2014, Mark Musgrave said…

Barely a photographer! I do ride a lot though-mostly on Lake Erie! One of the guys I ride with is into photography & anytime he gets gassed he pulls his cam out, hence we get a lot of pics. 

At 3:04pm on May 5, 2014, Mark Beauman said…

Welcome To Michigan!!!  I'm glad you enjoyed the quick ride on my gear!  You sure were hard core without a wetsuit.  Hope to see you on the water again soon!

Cheers

mark

At 10:50am on February 22, 2014, Molly Young said…

Thanks for the info! :)

At 6:24pm on February 15, 2014, Scott said…

Larry, Molly, You'll both want to sign up for the Yahoo MIWindsurf email group.

send an email to: miwindsurf-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

There is discussion of upcoming wind events, occasional session reporting,

launch discussions, etc. The best feature by far is Millard's upcoming wind

analysis. You don't want to miss that.

Molly: You don't want to launch at most of these places until you've got a reliable water start:

Larry, you'll want to launch at Kettle Point in Ontario on a NNW or N wind for waves, or possibly St. Joseph.

At Marysville if it is a strong South (closest thing around to the Gorge),

At Lexington if there's an NNE or NE.

At Sterling if it is a SE.

Caseville works on a SW.

Maumee works on a West

There are numerous places much farther north too, but I'm not too

familiar with them.  After work you'll have to make Lake Lansing work for you.

At 1:02pm on February 15, 2014, Molly Young said…

Haha - I'm new too! I just started windsurfing last summer. I'm afraid I won't be much help. Maybe we could get a group together to go windsurfing sometime this summer, though??

I've surfed Higgins Lake a couple times and Mullet Lake - both are nice places for Windsurfing: usually windy, grassy rigging areas, shallow. That's all I got. :)

 
 
 

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