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  • Pursuit Of Ice
    Reflecting on the world this Independence Day, these words feel well connected to the individualist spirit of iceboating and our relentless winter pursuit: on long drives down unknown highways, into small towns with remote lakes and on icy launch ramps, … Continue reading →
  • 40″ Plate Runners
    We are doing a run of 440c 1/4″ x 4 x 40″ plate runners, less stiffeners, and have ordered a few extra pairs. The finished plates will be heat treated to Rc 57, and Blanchard ground flat. All the holes … Continue reading →
  • 40″ Plate Runners
    We are doing a run of 440c 1/4″ x 4 x 40″ plate runners, less stiffeners, and have ordered a few extra pairs. The finished plates will be heat treated to Rc 57, and Blanchard ground flat. All the holes … Continue reading →
  • Iceboating Speed Record
    Iceboaters are a curious lot. We tend to be a bit embarrassed by the question of how fast iceboats go. We don’t want to brag, yet we know that the speed is fairly spectacular. Then again, we’re not really in … Continue reading →
  • News
    Bill Bunting brought to our attention that this excellent video shot by Frank Henault on Damariscotta last winter was not easily accessed on the web site. It’s there now, and is just the thing to cure the blues on those … Continue reading →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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