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Certified Sailing & Windsurfing Instructor 30 Years of Experience

Call Chris at 231-220-5997

cj.surfer@yahoo.com

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Bob Schoen

US Sailing Trained Instructor

248-236-9731

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Mary M is now a member of Michigan Windsurfing
Apr 6
Brian replied to Lawrence T Hoff's discussion The 2021 season is underway in mid-Michigan (although not yet including me)
"Funny you should write that today under a thin blanket of snow! We are looking at 60's next week, and I suspect some people will be off to Hatteras soon. Me, I'm rehabbing from a broken thumb/torn ligament, so I've got another month…"
Apr 1
Lawrence T Hoff replied to Lawrence T Hoff's discussion The 2021 season is underway in mid-Michigan (although not yet including me)
"The unseasonably warm weather continues.  Had a nice 4.1 session Tuesday on Lake Lansing.  I got to use my 76 liter high-wind board.  Even with the stronger winds, I was still warm in summer booties and lightweight gloves.  Next…"
Apr 1
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2021 Cass Lake Swap at Dodge Park #4 - Cass Lake

May 8, 2021 from 10am to 2pm
Mar 25
Brian posted a blog post
Mar 25
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Teacher in the Detroit metro area

Hi all, first time poster. This is my first season windsurfing and I'm looking to take a couple lessons to improve my skills. I've gone out 3 times so far this season. I took a trip up and had some success in Tawas bay, but the other two times I've…See More
Mar 25
Lawrence T Hoff replied to Lawrence T Hoff's discussion The 2021 season is underway in mid-Michigan (although not yet including me)
"    My 2021 season is finally underway!  I got out on Lake Lansing yesterday with a 5.1 and my 100 liter board.  Not only was the air temperature unseasonably warm, the water was remarkably warm as well!  After about an…"
Mar 25
George Schwartz replied to Lawrence T Hoff's discussion The 2021 season is underway in mid-Michigan (although not yet including me)
"Day one yesterday.  Two of us out on Austin Lake, Portage. Water temp 52°."
Mar 23
 

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2021 Cass Lake Swap Meet - Sat. May 8th

Posted by Brian on March 25, 2021 at 5:58pm

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.  

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1aabCGdKnYhsa2nk-whOl9c_bxbikRPdV/view?usp=sharing

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

Interpreting wind meters and forecasts

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

https://youtu.be/HJ2Wp8B8Uns

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

Nothing like the Great Lakes

Where else can you sail past sunset and not worry about feeding any sea creatures.   We are lucky to like in the Great Lakes region.

Posted by Brian on September 1, 2019 at 11:52am

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