Those who made the trek with us recently have seen the Tawas magic 1st hand! 11 of us all together with plastered smiles... 3 of those 11 took advantage of lessons and have come back accomplished kiters!
For those uninitiated... Tawas Point, in East Tawas MI, is located on Lake Huron and about a 6 hour drive from Chi. It is the perfect spot for learning and any level of riding. The launches are on either side of the point... wind direction determines which side we are on. One side is a very large flat water bay with shallow waters. The other side is known as the "Lake side" but it differs from most Lake Michigan launches in that there are less pummeling waves, is shallow further out from shore and even though when staring out over the lake you're looking at Canada, is surprisingly a bit warmer than our Chi waters at times because of how shallow it is! Since we can kite on both sides of the point, this spot works in every wind direction! Now for the real magic... besides the great companionship that always gather on these trips... Tawas is great for thermal action! Many times you can ignore the wind forecast... usually all we need are warm, sunny conditions with a Southerly flow and like magic, we have wind!! But we've had it good on some Northern directions too. Many times we've made this trek and there was NO wind around Chicago and the 15-20 of us there were cruising the Huron waters with perm-a-grins!!
Check out pix from the last trip; http://www.chicagokitesurfing.com/kiteboarding_messageboard/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=11887&p=57554#p57554
I have managed to procure 1 campsite in the State Park, right off the launch, as well as some cabin accommodations. As before, there are lessons available. PLEASE CONTACT ME RIGHT AWAY IF INTERESTED FOR DETAILS OR TO LOCK YOU SPOT BEFORE THEY FILL. Best way will be via my email address below.
Hopefully those who couldn't fit this trip in their schedule last time can make it happen this time. If you are thinking about or planning a lesson, I really need to hear from you right away so we can make certain you have a spot as well as accommodations... what I have secured is limited.
So let's see a show of hands!! Best way to contact me for this trip is email; firstname.lastname@example.org