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Sailflow/Windalert now at Metro Beach

Sailflow.com came to town on Wednesday and installed a weatherstation at Lake St Clair Metro park. See http://www.windalert.com/map#42.56

Started by Tom JanickiLatest Reply

Poor Boyz do it again!

If you've put your gear away for the season and need a fix, check out the Oxbow Watermen Experience:http://www.oxbowatermenexperience.com/Y

Started by BrianLatest Reply

Fanging It?

Check out the pic's below (from the latest Windsurfer Int'l).  The pro's are doing it (Micah Buzianis and Marco Begalli), and the elite ama…

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The 2021 season is underway in mid-Michigan (although not yet including me)

    I counted a half dozen sailors enjoying the unseasonably warm weather today on Lake Lansing.  I could not spare the time to sail, but I…

Started by Lawrence T Hoff

4 Apr 1
Reply by Brian

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…

Started by John

0 Mar 25

Cold weather tips?

    It seems like only a month ago that I was sailing in board shorts.  This weekend, however, I was in full cold-weather gear: drysuit, m…

Started by Lawrence T Hoff

3 Nov 2, 2020
Reply by Brian

Weed fin

Does anyone have a recommendation for a good weed fin that also provides early planing and upwind stability. 

Started by Tom Civitanova

6 Oct 17, 2020
Reply by Brian

Fun in five knots

    I came across this ten year old video from an ABK camp on Long Island.  I can be seen at 3:20 doing a no-handed heli tack leading into…

Started by Lawrence T Hoff

2 Sep 27, 2020
Reply by Benjamin Sauter

Muskegon on Sunday, September 6th

Anybody up for the south / southwest wind forecast for tomorrow, Sunday, September 6th?

Started by Benjamin Sauter

3 Sep 6, 2020
Reply by Benjamin Sauter

Surfer's ear

   During a recent hearing test, the audiologist asked me what I thought was an unusual question: "Do you do a lot of open-water swimming?…

Started by Lawrence T Hoff

1 Aug 1, 2020
Reply by Brian

Retro sail repair

I recently had the luck of meeting a paddle boarder looking to get rid of her husband's old windsurfing equipment. She had a 4.4, 5.5, 6.4,…

Started by Sawyer Poel

4 Jul 22, 2020
Reply by Sawyer Poel

My new helmet arrived today

    I had a helmet years ago, but it did not fit well so I only used it in the gnarliest of conditions. Eventually I lost track of it (prob…

Started by Lawrence T Hoff

5 Jul 18, 2020
Reply by Brian

Comic relief during the current "wind drought"

     This morning, I stumbled upon this 2 minute youtube video of an ABK camp 10 years ago.  Andy unilaterally decided that we needed to l…

Started by Lawrence T Hoff

1 Jul 8, 2020
Reply by Brian



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