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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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question for someone more expirenced than me

I have old 1970's HiFly's 2- 340 and 1-295.  I can sail these fine but am looking to upgrade to the newer shorter fatter boards.  I will be…

Started by Joe

0 May 9, 2023

Visiting Northern MI in August

Hi all, Coming up third week in Aug hoping to get some sailing in on the lakes. Are there any websites where windsurfers and foilers post w…

Started by Mark Sarrasin

4 Aug 1, 2022
Reply by Mark Sarrasin

Mistral Retractable Fin

For past two years two of my teenagers have had great self-taught luck with a Mistral Bermuda & 6.0 sail. Unfortunately the retractable…

Started by Ray A.

3 Aug 16, 2021
Reply by Brian


Any tips separating mast halves that are stuck after sailing?

Started by Pete J

3 Jul 16, 2021
Reply by Pete J

“Hollywood” Larry Hoff

Nice 5.1 day at Lake Lansing.  At one point, a reporter from the local news station showed up to report on families taking advantage of the…

Started by Lawrence T Hoff

1 May 30, 2021
Reply by Benjamin Sauter

Swap Reminder - May 8, 10-2, Dodge Park #4 State Park on Cass Lake

Just a reminder, we are having the swap this year.  Due to DNR requirements for COVID, we will not have a "hot lunch" this time, but will h…

Started by Bob Schoen

0 May 3, 2021

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, 2021
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, 2021

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



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