Category Archives: 2018 Season

Sailing at The Hamptons

Not sure if the butler brought out the champagne today, but we here in snowbound Maine certainly raise a glass to toast the fine sailing today on Mecox Bay in Southampton. Warren Darrus with the Skeeter I C Fun, one … Continue reading

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The Morning After

 I hear the snowplow’s rumble  in the muffled grayish dawn  and inside it brings an echo,  a mix of sigh and yawn  in an hour I hear its earthquake  still nestled in, just so  but as I lurch to vault … Continue reading

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Damariscotta Report Monday Jan 15

Cold, steady nice breeze, maybe 10 MHP, NW?, ice grade 6-7 as reported by Squibb Sunday, nice call Jory. Some 15-20 boats launching off the beach uneventfully. The sun hid behind overcast most of the day, a few snow flakes … Continue reading

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Iceboating prospects for Darmiscotta.

Monday and possibly tuesday look good for iceboating….we launched on Sunday from the beach at Darmiscotta Farm. This is to the west of our old boat launch. Access was a little constrained, but should be better monday….trailers were hand rolled … Continue reading

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Ice on Dammy

Jory Squibb called 2 PM, 6-7 ice on Dammy , boats setting up, overnighting tillMonday.

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Sebago Ice 1/13/18 1750

Inspected Sebago from shore today. Started at Lower Bay. The snow is all wet out there, but there were also MANY ice fishermen. From there I continued counter clock wise around observing that the ice was still contiguous from Lower … Continue reading

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Boots on the ice that’s left

Chickawaukee after 3 days of 40-50 F and 2 inches of rain and run off from 15 inches of melted snow is down to foundation black ice 5-8 inches thick (was 8-10) with peculiar “herd of deer tracks” surface, depressions … Continue reading

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