Category Archives: 2017 Season

Project Roundup

One harbinger of a cold winter is a bumper crop of acorns. Another is a proliferation of ice boat building and restoration projects. Deep in an iceboater’s bones there exists an autonomous hot line to the ice-crystal weather ball. These … Continue reading

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What Lake IS That?

There are those who can’t accept that there’s really a lake called Charcoccacocomanuhauccacoccchhaubunacuncamaucc actually exists. When Jory and I first sailed this fabulous lake in Massachusetts, we ate at a restaurant that had a map of the lake in the … Continue reading

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As the acorns continue to fall in abundance:

Accuweather has this to say: Frequent storms to bring above-normal snowfall to northeastern US Frequent storms across the northeastern U.S. this winter may lead to an above-normal season for snowfall. “I think the Northeast is going to see more than … Continue reading

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Projects

In spite of heading off to the woods for the start of bow hunting season, Bob Strezlewicz managed to get a coat of paint on his new Skeeter. By the time he gets that deer in the freezer and the … Continue reading

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Newsletter Correction!

The long anticipated CIBC newsletter came in the mail today, announcing the NEIYA and CIBC meetings for next weekend. They are actually the following weekend, 11/5 & 6. Swap Meet is at the Knights of Columbus hall, Westborough, MA.

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DN Worlds and North Americans

If you’re a DN sailor take note- make this the year to go big-time racing. Both regattas in the States. Western Region is hosting and it promises to be a great event! This is your chance to meet ice boaters … Continue reading

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Ice Boat Story Time

Tom Hysop reminisces after the recent death of Bill Perrigo, iceboating legend: When it came to ice boating, family patriarch Bill ‘Curley’ Perrigo was definitely what you would call ‘old school’. I remember seeing him on the ice at the … Continue reading

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