Category Archives: 2016 Season

Iceboat For Sale, & Cetera

Here’s an interesting two person DN. Solid and well built. Needs cleaning and paint, but it comes complete with mast, runners and sail. Boat is in Camden, call 975-6980 for info. Most of the dirt was washed off in the … Continue reading

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Mystery Snow Shoes

Scott Woodman researched the picture of the little snow shoes from the recent newsletter. They are vintage Swiss Army snow shoes. Maybe the Swiss Army does not iceboat after all, an apparent lapse in their otherwise admirable national defense system. … Continue reading

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Ice Report, 4/19

There’s a warm wind blowing on Moosehead Lake today, from the south at twenty. The surface is looking better and better. The skies are overcast, all the better to prevent slush-out, but with the strong wind and slush runners iceboaters … Continue reading

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Ice on Chickie

The ice that vanished today actually was used once this season. We had a nice fire on the beach heating a pot of baked beans. The big hole that never froze until way into the winter was marked by Lloyd … Continue reading

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Ice on Chickawaukee

Tuesday April 11. The last of the ice that never got used on Chicky melted last night. Long hot summer ahead. — This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software. https://www.avast.com/antivirus

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this is only a test

ICEBOATING IS GREAT!

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Cruising Iceboat in Finland

Last winter when we sailed day after day on Moosehead Lake, a coupe of guys began toying with the idea of lashing camping gear to the boats and setting of for a camping cruise of the lake. Of course, after … Continue reading

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