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Sailing Quiz

Lets see if you might be a good classmate in our ASI sailing classes forming now…. If you get 100% you should join our class! We want you ! if you get less then that call our office and sign

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Members Meet Maggie May

Ahoy ALL members! Mark your calendars to “Meet Maggie May”, A.S.I.’s (your) newest boat to the fleet! We welcome ALL members to come aboard to see “Maggie May” first hand! Afterwards; enjoy refreshments, and find out more about our keel

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Fast Tip Midseason Reminders (FT15-13)

FAST Tip – – Midseason Reminders – – Dana Sims (FT15-13) It is now mid-sailing season, and time for a few reminders. Some of these items are based on sightings at the Lakes and recent events. We also have a

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Fast Tip FT16-03

FAST Tip – Water Levels — Dan Sims (FT16-03) Great Lakes water levels – April 6, 2016 An FYI to our keelboat sailors. Great Lakes water level remain high! Region: Great Lakes (selected partial list) Date Reported: July 21, 2016

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Seminar hosted by the Birmingham Power Squadron

Four ASI members (Tom Baker, Suzanne Benloucif, Norm Schmidt, and Linda Zbarcha) recently enjoyed an overnight cruise to the North Channel Yacht Club near (Algonac MI.) They attended a seminar hosted by the Birmingham Power Squadron. The topic was “Emergencies

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Welcome David to editing the web

hello thanks for your help !!

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Fast Tip…by Dana Sims…Interlake Reminders

FAST Tip – – Interlake Reminders – – Dana Sims (FT15-05) It seems like it has been a long time since our last ASI sailing opportunity, but, finally, the Interlakes are due to be back in the water on May

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Fast Tips…by Dana Sims…Battery Charging

FAST Tip – – Battery Charging – – Dana Sims (FT15-04) Last week’s FAST Tip was on why boats have a battery switch and how to use it. This week’s FAST Tip is on the charging systems used to keep

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Fast Tip…by Dana Sims..Battery Switching

FAST Tip – – Battery Switching – – Dana Sims F.A.S.T = For A Safer Trip FT15-03 ASI Keelboats have multiple batteries and a battery switch (1, 2, ALL, OFF). The battery switch should never be moved to or through

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Fast Tip…by Dana Sims….Sail Care

FAST Tip – Sail Care Dana Sims F.A.S.T = For A Safer Trip FT15-02 What can I do to preserve sail quality and extend sail life? Sails are the most expensive wearable item on a boat. Like tires, batteries, and

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Manitou in North Channel

Manitou  30' Catalina sailboat in North Channel

30' Catalina sailboat in North Channel as night falls over Sturgeon Cove

Level One Interlakes

Level One Interlakes

Spinakers up at Kent Cup Race.
After you become a L1 sailor you can join the Racing Team for free that first year.

Voyager in the North Channel

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