Author Archives: Jim Gagnon

Messalonskee 2/24/22

Solo sailing is frowned upon and never a good idea, but being unable to travel to Pashaw and join the rest of the crew, I decided to check the ice at camp, after finding 18” of grade 7 ice with … Continue reading

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Lower Dammy

Well the ice is still tight but the winds were lite. But we were able to fly around the southern end of Dammy. Approximately 15 boats mostly DN’s and a few skeeters 🦟 Sailed the day away in beautiful sunshine, … Continue reading

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Damariscotta Lake Vannah Rd

Looks like the boys found some ice! After yesterdays rain we have located the place to be. 5” of really good ice on the lower section of Damariscotta, launch is at Vannah Rd. Two boats are sailing today and more … Continue reading

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Sunday on Plymouth Pond

Plymouth received a dusting of snow on Saturday night but it didn’t slow the enjoyment of a group of 14 sailors with sharp runners on Black Ice. With a 10 mph NW wind and blue skies the opening day of … Continue reading

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Plymouth Pond

Well, we have ice! Plymouth Pond is the best I’ve seen in years, I checked several spots and found a consistent 3” of grade 9 ice, with cold temps predicted for tonight there should be even more tomorrow, The winds … Continue reading

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