Category Archives: 2014 Season1

Chickawaukee; “Ice Out”, Last Ice, No Ice

Here is the “Last Ice” around the corner from Lloyd’s beach. There was a fair amount of this stuff blown down my way, so although the lake was “Navigable” by Coast Guard standards the ice was not all out. My … Continue reading

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Newbies Brave the Spring Iceboat Gala

bring on the riff-raff the halt and the lame we’ll booze ’em and schmooze ’em and hail ’em by name our hobby’s as safe as your Eas-Y-Boy chair as exciting as Harley’s with wind in your hair no talk of … Continue reading

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Fat Lady Sings the Moose to Sleep

Greenville temp today 8 am: 25 degrees. Wind SSW @0. It’s been blowing a gale around here for days, and on the morning after the first cold night in a week we have nothing. Not until the temps hit fifty … Continue reading

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Easter + 10

Ten days after Easter. Our 16 plus inches of ice is melting very fast. It seems elastic with large areas of open water appearing and then in a couple of hours disappearing depending on wind shifts. The ice moves very … Continue reading

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Reflections On One Guy’s First Race

A FIRST-TIME RACER REPORTS!! by Commodore James “T” Thieler DN US 5224 Hello All- The Eastern and New England Champs have generated lots of great media and interest- We also saw quite a few new racers on the ice giving … Continue reading

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