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Spring Meeting

The CIBC will hold it’s annual spring meeting on Sunday, April 9 at the Damariscotta Lake Farm Inn. Meeting to begin at 11:00, followed by a fine pot luck lunch. Last year’s food was among the best ever; let’s maintain … Continue reading

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Weekend Sailing Wrap-up

Monday was a bonus day all around, payoff for the thrilling terror of the ice cold high wind weekend. When your correspondent first pushed off on the lovely grade 8 ice of Pushaw, it was really enough just to cleat … Continue reading

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Ice Fest

So this is what a Spring Fling looks like: nearly forty boats touring all over the lake, a DN regatta under way, lots of wind & sun and the Ronkonkoma Long Island boys grilling on the beach passing out burgers … Continue reading

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Damariscotta 3/11

Half-thawed fingers don’t type well; eyes blurred from frozen tears won’t focus on the keyboard. But with thirty boats on the ice, there were a handful prepared to challenge the 20-30kt winds in four degrees above zero. Thankfully, it was … Continue reading

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Maine State DN Championship Regatta ON

Lake Damariscotta Sunday. Launch at Damariscotta Lake Farm. Skipper’s meeting PROPMTLY at 11:00, first flag at 11:30. Conditions are nice, weather should be excellent.

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All Kinds Of Ice

Jacques Charbonneau reports that Memphramagog is looking very good. Launch from the boat club at Magog and watch out for the ice fishermen. Ramblin Roger and Paul have finally left Moosehead due to poor surface recovery after the snow/warm spell. … Continue reading

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Weekend Prognosis

It’s looking good for the weekend: cold temps and mostly clear skies, and great wind. We’re watching Damariscotta, Moosehead and South Twin. Dammy has a 50% chance of 1-3″ of snow on Friday afternoon. Moosehead will have no snow, but … Continue reading

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