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Swap Meet and Meeting October 28

The New England Ice Yacht Association annual meeting and swap meet is a bit earlier this year, a mere five weeks out. That still should be plenty of time to round up your old gear, boats and a couple of … Continue reading

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Skeeter Projects

We have three interesting Skeeter projects under way for this season. These are all C Skeeters; no one has stepped up yet to build a new A Skeeter. The C class is intended to yield a boat that is more … Continue reading

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Looking Forward To The Coming Season

Many of you are members of the NEIYA and will already have received these compelling words from John Stanton, but for those who aren’t, here you go. Respond to this post by replying above this line New post on New … Continue reading

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Cheapskate’s New Auld Cup

The Chickawaukie Ice Boat Club has been offered the gift of a trophy cup for its flotilla of Cheapskate ice boats from W. H “Bill” Bunting, a long-time club member, and skipper of the Nite-class ice boat # 86,“Red Herring.” … Continue reading

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Meade Gougeon

Meade Alger Gougeon September 25, 1938 – August 27, 2017 Rest with Fair Winds

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Image For Cool Nights

Thanks, Bill Bunting, for sending this: We’re not sure about this, but it would appear that the timer was having a Pleasant Moment…

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Meade Gougeon

Ron Sherry sends this update on Meade’s condition. Please take a minute and send him your best wishes. Meade Gougeon is about to sail his longest race, where he will join his brother and other great friends in paradise on … Continue reading

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