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Anyone go out boating today in the Great Lakes? How crazy was it?

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Old 09-28-2009, 11:08 PM
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Default Anyone go out boating today in the Great Lakes? How crazy was it?

I'm looking out my window and also the data bouys. Winds of 30-45 knots and waves 3-15 ft high...

Anyone feel dangerous and go out lately? How was it?
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If I was on the westside of the state I would go out. I am sure my boat would break in half, but hey, as everyone always says, Life Jacket and Lanyard must help!!!

But in all seriousness I would go out in this weather if someone asked. Would have to be the right skipper on the right vessel. I would man my Baja Solo for some fun, again like I said, it would probably break in half, I am not saying this boat is anywhere near great. But with a few years of Cold water survival. I would at least be ready for a mishap (or at least I hope it would go that smoothly). Current water temps are still around 60 degrees, so you got a few hours!
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I thought about it, but HUGE waves breaking over the walls and shore...so decided it was not so smart. Water is still plenty warm...but it would be just plain stupid.
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I doubt anyone on the west side COULD have gone out. When the waves start rolling like that, it's tough even to navigate out through the pier heads!
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Here is some Video i shot yesterday on the big lake

Quality isn't that great the rain was blowing straight into the camera lense


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LywW6I6IPxM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tykQbd-ABFU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RU6HobqAW6s
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That boat in your avatar looks like the one by my house at Dynamic Marine. Endangered species
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Here is some Video i shot yesterday on the big lake

Quality isn't that great the rain was blowing straight into the camera lense


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LywW6I6IPxM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tykQbd-ABFU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RU6HobqAW6s
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Did I see a guy with a surf board?
I saw the same thing Anybody gone missing today?
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Just Kidding. This was early in the season. Yesterday was bigger water then that day I went out.
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