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seadogs 08-26-2000 02:18 PM

Pittsburgh sailing
I may be moveing to Pittsburgh does anyone know if you can sail thier and how big a boat
thanks Doug

Paddy27 08-29-2000 06:25 PM

Pittsburgh sailing
45 minutes north of Pittsburgh isMoraine state Park with Lake Arthur a pretty good size lake for sailboats with a 10 hp max.And many other lakes in the region are used by the sailboat community.
There is a sailboat club at Moraine.

kevinaldrich 09-07-2000 01:35 PM

Pittsburgh sailing
Great sailing at Pymatuming Lake which is half in Ohio and half in PA. Also, your close to Lake Erie.

wlhicks 09-23-2000 10:00 AM

Pittsburgh sailing
I''m looking for ground transportation for several masts from Tonawanda, NY to Troy, NY next August (2001) when we (and possibly three other sailboats) go South from Georgian Bay to Florida waters. Does anyone know of trucking companies that transport masts in that area?

rent20 09-30-2000 08:32 PM

Pittsburgh sailing
I grew up in Pittsburgh and learned to sail on the Allegheny River. There were a number of sailing clubs and yacht clubs near Verona and Oakmont if I recall (it''s been 30+ years ago). This area is better suited for small daysailers v larger boats. I learned on a snipe. Happy sailing.

dennismenace111 08-26-2008 10:04 PM

I grew up in Pittsburgh I recall in those days the river was dirty enough to walk on let alone sail!

sailingdog 08-27-2008 05:39 AM


Are you aware you're responding to an eight-year-old post.. :)

northoceanbeach 08-28-2008 03:27 AM

Sounds pretty scenic to sail on the three rivers. Is it common?

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