Category Archives: 2014 Season

CIBC Fall Meeting

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 8th FALL MEETING AT DAVE FORTIER’S. 11:00 am Meeting, USUAL POT LUCK LUNCH to follow. At the spring meeting we held the meeting first and had lunch afterwards. By all accounts it was an improved format, so we’ll … Continue reading

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Club Burgee

Late eighteenth century ship expert and CIBC Century Award winner Don Sterns had the opportunity to check out the French ship HERMOINE of that era in Castine, ME, as she wound up her tour of the US east coast. He … Continue reading

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Ice Verse Monday

This is the last poem from the archives of the CIBC newsletters. They will all be at iceboat.me soon. But don’t let it stop here: place visions of ice up there in your breen and let the words flow from … Continue reading

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Poems to think ice

When T says that winter is in the air, he has no idea how close to the truth he is. Here in Finland we haven’t seen 70 more than once, 50’s at night, and water temps in the low sixties. … Continue reading

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POETRY MONDAY. Memorized One Yet?

60 Proof Regattas are fun and touring’s real nice. But some of us think there’s more fun on ice. How fast can we go? Someone exclaimed. No, no, just stop at 60 you fiend. Rattle and rumble, a DN can … Continue reading

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CIBC Poem of the Week

SEBAGO There was rumored big ice, extending for miles. Sebago’s set up, the first time in a while. An expedition ensued to sort out the facts. Iceboats were loaded and lashed to the racks. They drove and they steered, like … Continue reading

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Poem of the Week

Without intending to un-joint summerlovers, we observed to passing of the summer solstice yesterday and the longest day of the year. It can only mean that now the days are getting shorter. In spite of all the fun to come … Continue reading

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