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Final Race Of The North Americans, by Chad Atkins

Pat Heppert flags Chad Atkins on Day 1 of the 2023 DN North American Championship sailed on Lake Kegonsa in Madison, WI. Photo by Cathy Firmbach By Chad Atkins Hello from a very mild Rhode Island. As a winter transplant … Continue reading

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WTF

That title has two meanings: one is Wed-Thus-Fri, the other has to do with the latest forecast. So just so we all can see now what we won’t be seeing tomorrow, here are photos from Dammy today. The first scouting … Continue reading

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Dammy Ice Report 1/29

The seven inches of ice at the Vannah Rd. launch drops to four about a 1/4 mile out. There’s an obvious transition line. The ice fisherman were set up all along it, not daring to venture further. But we’re iceboaters, … Continue reading

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North Americans Photo

If there was one photo from Friday’s sailing in the final day of the North American Championships racing, this one by Cathy Firmbach says it all: For more phots and race results see https://www.idniyra.org

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Damariscotta Lake Ice Report

The big rains the other day worked wonders on the ice. The snow all wetted out, drain holes are minimal and the smooth grey surface is an easy grade eight. The edge, as you can see, is slightly compromised but … Continue reading

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