Mike Fisher and crew brought home a first place finish in Section 2 Mackinac Cup Division of the 112th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac with their boat Fishtales out of Lake Leelanau! I have the pleasure of knowing two of the crew, his son Judd and Frank Petty and we couldn’t be more proud of this band of renegades!… Read more »
(Report by Jim) As the weather was especially beautiful this week, we are continuing with the floating theme. Yesterday was a sunset float on a 70s Cape Dory sailboat in Suttons Bay. Most of today was installing a new radio in my boat. Fortunately, the weather was gray. What a great week of weather! We also found out that because… Read more »
(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 »
A nice day for a sail with friends. Made it all the way to Robinsons Bay from the North end in an hour when the wind just decided to go somewhere else. Dead calm and a mile from home. Being close to sunset, we were running out of time to get back up to the North end when who… Read more »
Monday morning and thunder! It still feels like summer. We haven’t winterized the boat yet… Sunday was beautiful on Lake Leelanau! The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is available for pre-order! Shipping around 11/5! New low price! Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle here: http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1
Dark skies and treat of storms began our day. The forecast for thunderstorms didn’t deter this group and the races continued. Congratulations to the winners. Actually they are all winners. In the upper right of the above picture are a group from Canada Below, Sam Hearn and his son received the Submariner Award.