Like Tree0Likes

Boating on the Great Lakes, is it Offshore

Old 03-22-2005, 10:56 AM
Charter Member #30
Charter Member
Scott's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Bellville,Oh
My Boats: PQ 38 Avenger
Posts: 2,159
Default Re: Boating on the Great Lakes, is it Offshore

Originally Posted by LEOPAJM
Then how come my shoes are always wet when I leave there?

I have Steps & Bubbles!
Scott is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2005, 11:15 AM
Gone Fishin'
Charter Member
Waterfoul's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Grand Rapids/Holland/Grand Haven
My Boats: 1988 Tracker Pro 17, 40 hp Mariner.....1972 Glastron GT 140, Merc 50 power!!!
Posts: 7,408
Default Re: Boating on the Great Lakes, is it Offshore

I thought it came down in "buckets" at the Roundhouse????
[b]M Go Blue.......Gator boots, gator luggage, gator purses... all at cut rate deals!!!!
Waterfoul is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2005, 12:33 PM
cdscarab's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Mexico,NY
My Boats: 1990 Scarab Excel
Posts: 124
Default Re: Boating on the Great Lakes, is it Offshore

Originally Posted by Rippem
Why do you think there aren't any on Lake Ontario?

O.K. Toronto but that's in the much mellower NW corner of the Lake.
Actually Rochester Offshore runs one in June out of Oswego and yes it can get rough. Last year was the first year in the 15 years we've been doing runs that we had to cancel a run. The waves went from 8' at 9AM to over 12' by noon. But to be fair, we've usually seen pretty good conditions during our runs. We also do a fun run out of Sodas Bay in August that has been awesome for the last several years.
Rippem is absolutely right, for those who haven't seen big rollers on the lakes try eastern lake ontario. When it gets that big, the troughs are where I like to be, or riding down the crests 12' above the bottom of the wave. Man this can lake rock.
Rippem, from your discription of the water it sounds like you run out of Henderson or Sackets Harbor alot. Very nice when its nice, very nasty when its bad. Grew up there, it sorts out the dock queens from the real boaters real fast.
cdscarab is offline  
Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Starter
Last Post
Great Lakes and Canada
11-14-2007 03:19 AM
Wazzup Racing
General Racing Discussion
01-10-2006 02:43 PM
32 thunder
General Boating Discussion
05-13-2003 12:04 PM
General Boating Discussion
08-02-2002 06:26 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:07 PM.

Copyright 2011 OffShoreOnly. All rights reserved.