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Old 12-01-2003
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Detroit and St. Claire Rivers

Every winter I decide to cruise someplace else on the Great Lakes. While I have never made one of these planned cruises, I have great hopes (again!!) for next summer. This time it''s up the Detroit River, across Lake St. Claire, up the St. Claire River and into Lake Huron, eventually making it to the North Channel. I understand about the current flowing out of Lake Huron, but the thing that worries me the most is the river traffic in big boats. Do those of you who regularly sail these rivers feel that radar is necessary, or can I make it safely without radar? I really don''t want the expense of radar, but if I have to get it I''d like to know ASAP. Thanks to anyone who responds.
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