Author Archives: Lloyd Roberts

Chickawaukee Ice Friday Feb 2 , 3 PM.

Light snow, rain, and now wind leaves us with a coarse pebbly freezing slush and a few gentle drifts/slush 1-2 inches deep. This can be easily cured by some rain, perhaps Sunday. The coarse pebbles alone would be very draggy. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Drift Bashing on Chickawauky

Bob MacEwan, John Eastman, and Lloyd Roberts did not go West to avoid snow, we stayed here to play in it. John tied a double reef into his big Mead which was just right for the 20+ gusts. The two … Continue reading

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Cheapskate World Champion Jan 26 2018

Bryce Geele accepts the Cheapskate World Championship Cup from Bob MacEwan, previous holder. Cheapskate Commodore Lloyd Roberts looks on with approval.

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Chickawaukee Friday Jan 26

A dozen or more boats sailed Chicky on lovely ice in moderate NW air. We had Nites, Meade, Gambit, DNs of course, a gaggle of Cheapskates and antique Tippy. We did indeed have the World’s Cheapskate Championship with four boats … Continue reading

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Chickawaukee Ice Thursday 11 AM

3 inch deep puddles all healed up, rare patches of thin dry shell ice. Northern half of lake grade 10, lovely. Southern has widely scattered patches of slightly rough stuff, overall grade 8. Tomorrow, Friday, we will have the first … Continue reading

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Inside scoop at Chicky

Lovely ice, grade 10 in Northern zone, 8 in Southern zone. Rare patches of dry thin shell, nice breeze this AM. You are welcome to leave boats for days, beach is strong enough to roll trailers on today. See website … Continue reading

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Chickawaukee Ice

We will inspect the ice Thursday AM and report here by noon. It looks possible Thursday and promising for Friday.

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