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The south end, which was 4” of new black ice before the recent rain, is now down to three. It’s still hard, no rot. The north end, which is the older plate and much thicker, was covered in snow. It … Continue reading
Our web cam at Damariscotta Lake has been a little problematic, but Ryan Haskell went out there and set it right. He also opened a youtube channel for CIBC where the time lapse video for each day is available. Web … Continue reading
Another long shot, but the strong coastal SE wind might just penetrate far enough inland to take the still off Lake St. George. Looks like there is a window with a nice breeze before the rain/snow sets in. The plate … Continue reading
Acting on a tip from a skater Facebook page which told of a half inch of new ice on Lake St. George, we chose to skip the trip Downeast to Mopang and take a long shot on local ice. Looking … Continue reading
With challenging conditions, the regatta was pulled off with four Gold fleet races and three Silvers. Here are the results: https://iceresults.org/1dn/2023westernregional.htm Congratulations to regatta first timers and CIBC members Paul Chamberland and Jeff Roseberry for outstanding sailing!