Author Archives: billbuchholz

DN Powered Mini Skeeter

Mike Acebo has finished his Mini Skeeter with a DN rig. It puts it in the class of the small BDX boats. Watch out, Kate! The standard MS ends right behind the seat, so Mike added a stern so there … Continue reading

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WHIZZ For Sale

Whizz #3 THUMBS UP, built by Roger Livingston. In trailer, ready to go. Three sets of runners, full and storm sail. Aircraft style foot steering. Aluminum mast, fuselage dolly, spare tires for trailer. $3500.00 Located in Worchester, MA write: Sally … Continue reading

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Cool Trailer

As anyone who sails an iceboat larger than a DN will tell you, the trailer is a critical part of the program. Once you have it on the ice all the gear is out there and the boat becomes very … Continue reading

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More on Hal Chamberlain’s B Skeeter

This from Fred Greis: These pics are from when we set it up last year out at Mike’s marina. I acquired it from a club member who was moving south. Mike Acebo and I have more pics of the boat/ … Continue reading

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Classic Skeeter for Sale

Well known Ice Boat “HICDIC” is for sale. A classic and high performing New England Skeeter previously owned by Past NEIYA Commodore Hal Chamberlain. Complete with his fully equipped trailer, which he took to Siberia in 1989. Equipped with a … Continue reading

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Jack Ripp

Long time Wisconsin iceboater Jack Ripp died recently. Here’s a clip from ABC’s Wide World of Sports reporting from the 1966 Northwest Regatta which Jack won. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=Itsz-tBI3T0 His life long friend and racing nemesis Bill Mattison was by his side … Continue reading

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Farewell to Roger Livingston

Respond to this post by replying above this line New post on New England Ice Yacht Association Farewell to Roger Livingston by NEIYA Admin It is with a heavy heart that I must relay the recent passing of one of … Continue reading

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