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March 14, 2014 Ice!

We have 3 feet of ice on White Lake right now and huge mountains of ice on Lake Michigan.  It will be a long time before I can get on the water this year.  2 years ago at this time … Continue reading

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August 25, 2013 White Lake

Sailed White Lake at the end of our road.  Launched on east launch.  NNW wind.  I sailed 8.0 and Bic with vegetable fin.  I sail through thick weed beds here.  The fin cuts through it like a knife.  I have … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013 Silver Lake State Park

NNW wind.  18-30 and building.  Nuking!  Started on 6.0 and Bic with no weed fin.  Fully powered.  Hit new best on Bic 293.  28.7 mph.  Started to build.  Rigged my 5.0 and put it on the Bic.  Wind 20-25 mph … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 Cottage Sail

The wind was south and shifting to the SE with warm water and air.  A liter was out having trouble.  45 minutes of solid blasting 8.0 and Bic.  Blasted past Jim and Mary as they came in on the Hobe. … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013 Second sail of the XS Speed Surfcat

The wind was out of the SW at 5-15 mph.  I sailed the XS Speed Surfcat for the second time.  The first outing was with my 8.0 sail and it proved to be way too big for the board.  You … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 Light Wind Session

Light SW wind.  Pivot jibe practice.  No planing. Time = 19 min. Distance = 1.36 miles Ave. Speed = 4.3 mph

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June 25, 2013 First Sail of the Season

SSW at 5-15 mph with ice cold water.  Sailed with new boots because the water was so cold.  Got 30 min of planing time on 8.0 and the Bic Time = 56 min. Distance = 5.13 miles Ave. Speed = … Continue reading

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September 12, 2012 Maple Grove Park Session in Montague

Wind was SSW at 10 to 20 mph so I decided to try out Maple Grove Park for the first time.  It always seems really windy from the south.  It is weedy and shallow at the launch, but deepens in … Continue reading

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September 8, 2012 White Lake at boat launch

I decided to try the boat launch at the end of White Lake Drive.  I have weed fin now.  The weed fin worked great!  The wind was NW at 15-18 mph.  I sailed through thick weed beds and didn’t even … Continue reading

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August 30, 2012 Silver Lake Session

Time = 1 hour and 10 min. Distance = 10.43 miles Max Speed = 27.7 mph

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