Author Archives: Lloyd Roberts
The “Cheapskate Commodore” is humbled by the generosity of Bunting for donating this elegant trophy. I wasn’t sure whether the trophy included Junior the dozer as a stand. We will likely need a committee to do the annual polishing. The … Continue reading
Since Cheapskate sailors are not showing any interest in converting to soft water sailing in my unused Sunfish hull I wonder if the hull can be put to better use. I have vivid memory of my only ride on a … Continue reading
I have a vintage Alcort Sunfish hull ready to sail with dagger board and rudder. Why wait for ice when you can do the wet stuff now. Call Lloyd at 207 596-2095.
Scott Woodman researched the picture of the little snow shoes from the recent newsletter. They are vintage Swiss Army snow shoes. Maybe the Swiss Army does not iceboat after all, an apparent lapse in their otherwise admirable national defense system. … Continue reading
Tuesday April 11. The last of the ice that never got used on Chicky melted last night. Long hot summer ahead. —
The Whizzes, racing DN’s, freight train trailers, and most distant out of towners were gone leaving the faithful to enjoy light air and civilized temperatures for a change. We wore out the nice stretch of ice in the center of … Continue reading
The Maine Championship will run on DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME. “Spring Forward” and set your clocks ahead. It was 30F in the sun here Saturday despite near zero temp.