Monthly Archives: July 2011

July 30, 2011 Original Windsurfer Regatta in Taverse City

While in Traverse City I met up with Ted Schweitzer, son of Hoyle Schweitzer, one of the pioneers in the sport of windsurfing.  He is hosting windsurfer one design regattas in Bower’s Harbor.  I was just going to go and … Continue reading

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July 17, 2011 I finished my windsurfing trailer

I got my windsurfing gear trailer that I started in the winter finished and it works great.  It opens up new launch sites for me.  Here is a picture with it loaded with gear.  I hope to add an extension … Continue reading

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July 16: Sunfish Again

No stats for this sail.  Great day of sailing though.  Tracy’s family was up.  I took Gabriel, Owen, and Tegan out for sails separately.  Wind was ssw at 5-10.  Sailed before lunch and more after lunch.  I practiced jibing and messed around … Continue reading

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July 15: Sunfish Sailing to Sand Dunes

I sailed the sunfish all the way to the north end of Silver Lake Sand Dunes.  The wind was light from the south.  I tacked for about an hour.  The wind started to lighten up so I started to run … Continue reading

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July 10: Little Sable Point

I went to Tom Neeser’s to see his board to see if I wanted to buy it.  It just happed to be windy that day so I scored a great session on the board which helped me decide if I … Continue reading

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July 9: Beautiful SW Cottage Day

Awesome day on the water.  Planed the whole time.  Classic ssw day!  It was a little light on the inside.  (8-10 mph)  On the outside it was 15+.  I took some more boom pictures.  Without the wide angle lens they are … Continue reading

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July 5: A Desperate Session

All of June was windless and cool.  I was desperate and needed to get on the water no matter what.  The wind was 5 to 8 mph so I went out on my 8.0 and my Bic 293D for a cruise and … Continue reading

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