Saturday, August 27, 2016

Some wind

Finally some wind to sail with! We got out and clipped right along. These are truly the conditions the Typhoon thrives in. The new Genoa may have had us over canvases at times but it was a lot of fun.  You can hear Myles in one of the videos asking if we are going to flip over.   As you watch the video you will notice the tree cover and shore line structures blocks and create wind patterns and it was quite gusty across the lake making the sailing more challenging at times.  Over all we sailed for about an hour and a half.  Not bad considering the constant changing conditions across Lake Kalamazoo.  I am hoping to get out to Lake Michigan again this weekend but when these videos were made the lake big lake was churning up 4-6 footers. 


  1. Yup, that's a great sail w the genoa!

  2. Nice videos. Thanks for posting.

    One thing you might consider is getting some wind noise reduction, though. Here's a link to a handy product:

    1. Thanks Michael I'll look into it. I just posted the raw footage. I usually sit down sometime during he winter and do some editing to refine some video and photos. Better this time of year to sail and play with video during a snowy day.


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