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  • Matt
    Feb 2, 2012
      This is wonderful invitation Ray. I'd really love the opportunity to get out on one before taking the plunge. I will definitely look you up in a couple months to see if it still would work out.

      Do you meet up with other weta owners in chicagoland area throughout the year? What has kept these boats from becomign a one design class anyways?

      It looks like there isn't a Midwest dealer yet, so if/when I do get one, I'll be heading to Nor'banks and stopping in Maryland on the drive back to take my dad for a cruise on the new boat, after practicing and getting tips in NC for a bit.

      --- In Weta-Trimarans@yahoogroups.com, Raymond Tan <raytan@...> wrote:
      > Our season runs officially from the beginning of May to mid-October
      > (although there are people who start earlier and end later, sometimes up
      > til December). Usually for the about the first month and the last couple of
      > weeks, people wear wetsuits or drysuits. The rest of the time it's warm
      > enough you can wear whatever you want for the most part. Here's a good
      > website with historical water temps for all the great lakes:
      > http://www.coastwatch.msu.edu/michigan/archive/m5/
      > Contact me closer to May and we can figure out when we can get you out on
      > my boat.
      > Ray
      > On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 10:37 PM, Matt <matthew.engman@...> wrote:
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > I live down in Indianapolis, but it sounds like I'll be working in Chicago
      > > for a decent part of this year on a new contract. I would love to take you
      > > up on that offer Ray. I've sailed Michigan and Erie, and have sailed
      > > Superior around the Apostle Islands a couple of times as well. My only fear
      > > at this time about buying a weta, is that most of the water around me is
      > > going to be cold. How warm does Michigan get? The lakes and reservoirs
      > > around town will hopefully warm up enough in the summer though, just
      > > worried about Michigan. And I know Superior is always cold. Thoughts?
      > >
      > >
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