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Sea Kayaking & Surf Kayaking for the moving water enthusiast

September 17, 2010
by johnfleming
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End of the season notes: northern lake MI lighthouses and my P&H Cetus LV

Sturgeon Bay – Gray’s Reef light – White Shoal light – Waugoschance light – Temperance Island 8/26/10 posted by John Fleming The Endbridge Oil Kalamazoo River disaster  put an abrupt end to my usual midweek upstream-paddling workout.  If I could … Continue reading

August 11, 2010
by johnfleming

Sea Kayaking South Manitou in a day

It’s 8am on Cannery Beach, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. It’s me, a chain smoking heavy equipment operator, and nobody else. He says that no overweight tourists will be at the beach until about 11, and he wants to lift the cannery up off the ground before they get there. By the end of the day, my body and physics degree will both agree that the crane and I have each expended about the same amount of total energy. To which my liberal arts education replies, “but I have been across the sea.” Continue reading

September 30, 2009
by johnfleming
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Surf Kayaking Evangelism Received

  My first day in the surf boat was early last April, on a much ‘smaller’ day.  Everything was in the 30’s: air temp, water temp, wind speed.  It was gnarly and the boat didn’t fit at all.  But even with … Continue reading

September 12, 2009
by kwikle

South Manitou Island Sea Kayak Trip

View of crystal clear Lake Michigan over the shoals on South Manitou Island from my Nigel Foster Sea Kayak The Manitou Islands of Lake Michigan are the Lower Peninsula’s greatest treasure. Michigan, funnily enough get’s a reputation as an industrial … Continue reading