MAM and Century Awards

Our Canadian sailors Denis Guertin and Francois Henault have been sailing up a storm in their Whizzes winning both “Mile a Minute” and “Century Club”. There are a lot of MAM awards out there over the years but only a few Century awards including of note Jeff Brown on a free skate and James Lamb in an Opti and Lockley Skimmer after his Opti blew up.

On Jan 16 they sailed Moosehead in very strong winds with storm sails for some 3 hours non stop. Frank topped out at 73 MPH and Denis at 67.

On Feb 22 they sailed on Lake St. Francois in Lambton Quebec both clocking 104.8 miles before turning off the GPS to save battery and not lose data some 10 miles from home.

Congratulations to both and a testimony to the durability and speed of the Whiz design and the Whizz skippers.

Lloyd Roberts, Secy. CIBC


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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1 Response to MAM and Century Awards

  1. iceratz says:

    Great to hear! On Thursday March 3rd, we had 3 Freeskates on lake Winnipesaukee, Levits beach achieve millennium award status. I sailed 115 miles with top speed of 55, Tucker McGregor sailed 109 miles, and Dean Withrow sailed an insane 165 miles!

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