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Jim Burnham    October 23, 2020    Comments Off on Related Media: kayak

Vol. XX – #138 – Kayaking on the South Side

  (Report by Jim) Beginning a “Not Just Leland” series. Got up at sunrise to kayak down to Victoria Creek on the beautiful southern end of Lower Lake Leelanau. You might notice a couple more items added to the deck after last month’s adventure, a bilge pump and paddle leash! I missed the entrance by a stretch, (I thought it… Read more »

Vol. XX – #111 Breakfast, Storms, Seiches and the Coast Guard

(Report by Jim) Full day today. Breakfast at 45th Parallel Cafe in Suttons Bay was interrupted by a storm cell that caused quite a bit of noise and a seiche in Fishtown. I was told is was not only red, it was redder than red (vermillion?) Anyway, I left the windows open in my car and got soaked getting them… Read more »

Vol XX – #081 More Floating of a Different Kind

(Report by Jim) Dusted off the kayak and took an evening trip down the Lake Michigan shore behind Whaleback. The wind was calm and the water was almost glass. I’ve kayaked up the shore, but this is the first time down the shore. With the water so high, boat is the only way around, or you wade. While I was… Read more »

Vol XIX – #124 – Sunday Birthday

(Report by Jim) Water was glass on the North end of Lake Leelanau this morning, so I took out the kayak for a few miles. That was my workout for the day because the wind picked up and I was battling it the whole way back. Also, nothing makes a sailing trip as satisfying as having to make minor repairs… Read more »