Category Archives: 2016 Season

Spring Meeting

The CIBC will hold it’s annual spring meeting on Sunday, April 9 at the Damariscotta Lake Farm Inn. Meeting to begin at 11:00, followed by a fine pot luck lunch. Last year’s food was among the best ever; let’s maintain … Continue reading

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End of Season on Damariscotta Monday Mar 13

The Whizzes, racing DN’s, freight train trailers, and most distant out of towners were gone leaving the faithful to enjoy light air and civilized temperatures for a change. We wore out the nice stretch of ice in the center of … Continue reading

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Weekend Sailing Wrap-up

Monday was a bonus day all around, payoff for the thrilling terror of the ice cold high wind weekend. When your correspondent first pushed off on the lovely grade 8 ice of Pushaw, it was really enough just to cleat … Continue reading

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Lovely, Lovely Pushaw

The problem of writing a day-before post for the website, is that you’re committed. I said I’d be on Pushaw on Saturday, but at 7AM, in bed, thinking of the -20 degree windchill, I had that strong mammalian instinct to … Continue reading

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pushaw report

Sailed Pushaw lake all day Sunday, great ice seemingly endless. Only explored southern half from Gould landing. Grade 8 white ice for first couple miles, then grade 7 with increasing frozen mashed potatoes. No hazards found anywhere up to Twin … Continue reading

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Ice Fest

So this is what a Spring Fling looks like: nearly forty boats touring all over the lake, a DN regatta under way, lots of wind & sun and the Ronkonkoma Long Island boys grilling on the beach passing out burgers … Continue reading

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Maine DN Championship Regatta March 12 Reminder

The Maine Championship will run on DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME. “Spring Forward” and set your clocks ahead. It was 30F in the sun here Saturday despite near zero temp. — This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software. … Continue reading

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