Category Archives: 2015

The November Panic–Nov 1, 2014 (well…almost)

Dear Ice Buddies, There we were, standing around Sunday morning, at Admiral Fortier’s place, scarfing Bill Bunting’s grass-fed spare ribs—actually his cattle’s ribs—yakking 12 to the dozen, waiting for General Buchholz and Private Curtis to arrive. It was absolutely the … Continue reading

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Smelling The Ice

The ice is definitely in the air. As Lloyd reported, we have a brace of new members, all of whom appear to be of sailing caliber. Bob Able drove up from Long Island to repair the steering on his small … Continue reading

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NEIYA SWAP MEET AND MEETING, AND CIBC FALL EAT AND TALK MEETING, by L. Roberts

These two back to back meetings provide total in-depth pre-season ice boat saturation after the long hot Summer. The first is just off Rte 495 in Westborough MA at an Elk’s Club. By the time we Mainers get there the … Continue reading

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A Little History

On a recent road trip, we were able to stop at the Hudson River Maritime Museum in Kingston, NY, to have a look at the Ray Ruge collection. Close readers of this site will remember the skeeter discovered in Halifax … Continue reading

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FALL MEETING

The NEIYA fall meeting and Swap Meet will be held at he same place as last year, Knights of Columbus hall in Westboro, Mass., ten days from now on Saturday 10/25. This is the time and place to find everything … Continue reading

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Mystery

Everyone, it seems, loves a good mystery. It’s part of human nature to search for that which is not known. We perch on the edge of our seats at the movie theatre, grip dime novels with sweaty palms, and lean … Continue reading

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Stu Nelson

Stu’s wife Judy just sent this in. I can only guess that the last two letters in LRGH stand for General Hospital. Hi All Just to let you all know that your super ice boater is in LRGH and not … Continue reading

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