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Steve Phillipps replied to Steve Phillipps's discussion Thursday 8-27-2020
"If I remember correctly it didnt really do what it was supposed to so I don`t think I went. We have a place in N. Michigan so I sail on Crystal Lake when we are up there. Might try the E. bay next summer. I`d like to get to Metro Beach on a good…"
3 hours ago
Brian replied to Tom Civitanova's discussion Weed fin
" Thanks Dave.  I have the 'blade weed' and the 'surf grass'.   The blade weed sheds weeds better, but I like the surf grass better on my small, higher wind boards."
Dave Dalquist replied to Tom Civitanova's discussion Weed fin
"Agree with Randy & Brian on True Ames.  Their site's a bit funky to find all the weed fins they offer, but I found this windsurf collection link:  https://www.trueames.com/collections/windsurf"
Benjamin Sauter replied to Jim Hill's discussion Saturday 8/29 at Grand Haven
"That is awesome. Great to hear. Larry Hoff and I sailed in Muskegon inside the breakwater on Sunday afternoon (until dark) of the Labor Day Weekend. This was my first time out in Muskegon and I loved it. I will be back for sure! "
Jim Hill replied to Jim Hill's discussion Saturday 8/29 at Grand Haven
"We had a fantastic long weekend in Ludington.  I sailed at Pere Marquette in Muskegon on the way up on Friday in onshore wind with my 7.0, a bit underpowered.  No wind Saturday in Ludington, but it blew like crazy on Sunday and Monday.…"
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Benjamin Sauter replied to Jim Hill's discussion Saturday 8/29 at Grand Haven
"Did you end up going to Ludington on Labor Day? Larry and myself went out inside the breakwater in Muskegon on Labor Day. Conditions were really good, so I assume Ludington must have been good also!"
Benjamin Sauter replied to Lawrence T Hoff's discussion Fun in five knots
"Pretty awesome!"


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MI Windsurfing Launches

Bob Shoen started a document listing the windsurfing launches in and around MI.   I converted this to a Google Doc so that anyone with the following link can edit this document.  You can add sites, or add launch photos or maps, or comment on favored wind directions, obstructions, etc.  


Posted by Brian on May 14, 2020 at 8:40pm — 4 Comments

Swap Cancelled/Postponed

The May 9th Swap at Cass Lake has been cancelled/postponed.  The Michigan DNR has cancelled all group events are canceled to at least May 11.  Please pass the word.

Posted by Brian on March 19, 2020 at 11:26am

Annual Cass Lake Swap

Posted by Brian on March 5, 2020 at 6:04pm

Interpreting wind meters and forecasts

Here's a really well done video on how to interpret the wind forecasts (from Sailboardsforum.com)


Posted by Brian on February 3, 2020 at 2:30pm


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Windsurfing Launches

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