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Thin Ice Swimsuits
There are two groups of ice boat sailors, those who have been swimming and those who are going to go swimming. Wearing a dry suit makes the thin ice swim a non event, you may get wet feet or hands. … Continue reading
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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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