SailNet Community - View Single Post - Detroit and St. Claire Rivers
View Single Post
post #1 of Old 12-01-2003 Thread Starter
waltzingmatilda
Member
 
Join Date: May 2000
Posts: 59
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 17
 
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.
waltzingmatilda is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome