Category Archives: Cheapskate

To Adventure or Not to Adventure….

I wish there were a clear formula to answer the question, shall I do this adventure? You put all the good stuff in the numerator: the delight; the satisfaction of a life lived far from the couch and the remote; … Continue reading

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More is Better

Well, just like Jory said this morning, but with ten boats on the ice, a whole lot more fun. The big feature of the day was Lloyd finally having a chance to give CHEAPSKATE a shake-down. We though it might … Continue reading

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More is Better

Well, just like Jory said this morning, but with ten boats on the ice, a whole lot more fun. The big feature of the day was Lloyd finally having a chance to give CHEAPSKATE a shake-down. We though it might … Continue reading

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Chickawaukee Ice

CHICKAWAUKEE FREEZES OVER AND OVER. These last two nights have been close to zero and she skims over but by 10AM she gets bashful and melts away. However there is a crescent of ice growing at Heron beach, 1 1/4, … Continue reading

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Chickawaukee Ice

CHICKAWAUKEE FREEZES OVER AND OVER. These last two nights have been close to zero and she skims over but by 10AM she gets bashful and melts away. However there is a crescent of ice growing at Heron beach, 1 1/4, … Continue reading

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CHEAPSKATE, The Iceboat, by Lloyd Roberts

The Alcort Sunfish empire began with a commercially unsuccessful ice boat design, some 50 boats made in the early 1960’s. CIBC member Al Heath bought one from Uncle Henry’s some years ago and has been sailing it hard and maintaining … Continue reading

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CHEAPSKATE, The Iceboat, by Lloyd Roberts

The Alcort Sunfish empire began with a commercially unsuccessful ice boat design, some 50 boats made in the early 1960’s. CIBC member Al Heath bought one from Uncle Henry’s some years ago and has been sailing it hard and maintaining … Continue reading

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