Author Archives: billbuchholz

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

Posted in 2019 Season

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

Posted in 2019 Season

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

Posted in 2019 Season

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

Posted in 2019 Season

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

Posted in 2019 Season

Thin Ice, in a good way

A nice way to cool down on these hot days, as well to learn something about ice dynamics. Enjoy! https://apple.news/AipGUBKYqSGW9D387hmf_xw

Posted in 2019 Season

Great Deal on a DN

FOR SALE: DN 2829 Great entry level cruising boat. Bright varnish hull with longer and wider cockpit. Heavy duty plank: Alumitron chocks. Aluminum spars, 2 mainsails (1 Bossett, 1 Shore) 1 storm sail. Harken blocks, 3 sets of runners. New … Continue reading

Posted in 2019 Season