Author Archives: billbuchholz

First Ice!

And we’re not talking about the rain barrel variety. Here’s Tolman Pond in Rockport this afternoon. Don’t know how thick it is, but at the moment it is surviving a very strong northwest wind. Tonight will be in the single … Continue reading

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2019 Fall Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF Nov. 3 2019 CIBC MEETING Some 20 members, most old, several new-whoopee, gathered at Dave Fortier’s for the traditional Fall meeting. President Buchholz was in transit from Boston with a load of ice boats. Treas. Jim Gagnon was … Continue reading

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Meetings and Swap Meet

Next weekend is the big one for iceboating in New England. Saturday is the NEIYA Swap Meet and meeting in Hudson, Mass., and on Sunday at 11:00 is our CIBC meeting and pot luck lunch at Dave Fortier’s house in … Continue reading

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Looking For Answers?

Find them at the annual boats and parts Swap Meet and New England Ice yacht Association lunch and meeting Saturday November 2. Buying and selling in the parking lot all morning, lunch at noon followed by the business meeting. Hudson-Concord … Continue reading

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Barn Find DN…. Take a look!

Respond to this post by replying above this line Steve Duhamel of NorthWind IceBoats sends in this slighty-less-than-accurate description of his latest barn-find…. Read and learn…. Barn / Shed Find DN Late 30’s style DN Closely built to DN 60 … Continue reading

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Sharp Runners

If you didn’t sharpen runners in the spring, and oil them for the summer, fall is here and time is running out. Here’s a good reason to have sharp runners: You just never know…

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First Time Iceboating

Not everyone takes to it: Better luck next time, Al!

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