Cheapskates on Megunticook

Sunday Jan 31; 5 of 6 Cheapies on Megunticook, light air, warm. Fred Wardwell missed photo op, Dean and Robin Parker with their new pair, Bob MacEwan, Ted Silar, and Lloyd Roberts. We sailed gently. Photo courtesy of Robin.

On Monday Lloyd and Bob bashed around in fluky sometimes violent SW wind on mushy ice, temp in 50’s. Lloyd tried slush runners and found no advantage over the usual Cheapskate skinny bed rail runners. Fred showed up and wisely took his Cheapie and Gambit home.


About Lloyd Roberts

Long time ice boater. Creator of the Gambit and Cheapskate boats. Author of the first definitive book on ice boating "Think Ice"One of the original members of the Chickawaukie ice boat club in Maine. Lloyd also lives on Chickawaukie and has played launch host to countless ice boaters over the years.
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