Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: georgian bay, ontario
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I too sail on Huron & Georgian bay. The forecast calls for a chance of thunderstorms tomorrow, not today, although there is a stron wind warning in effect- but that's my favorite time to sail. Practice reeding the main before you leave and bring at least 2 gps units. Know where you are at all times. Give yourselves plenty of searoom. The boat you are taking can handle this weather. You will have to be on deck in shifts to sail under strong winds- autopilots act drunk in these conditions. Tether yourselves, wear lifejackets and make sure your VHF is working and set to 16. I'm sure you have the necessary flares & first aid stuff... Go have fun!