DN Regatta Reports

Regatta Watch: Junior Worlds in Lithuania Feb 5-8

Video from DN Ice Sailing Lithuania Facebook page, January 31, 2018, Lake Rekyva.
The DN and Ice Optimist Junior World Championship will take place in Siaulai, Lithuania on Rekyva Lake.
Four Lakes Ice Yacht Club DNer, Thor Rosten, and his dad Ron, are leaving for the regatta today and taking Thor’s Meade Gougeon red DN acquired over the summer from Ron Sherry.  Good luck, Thor!

2018 DN North American Championship

Photo: Gretchen Dorian

After a 5 day delay because of weather, the 2018 DN North American championship was sailed on Lake Charlevoix in Petoskey, Michigan January 24 -27. Congratulations to defending champion Ron Sherry for winning his 13th title in the Gold fleet and Steve Madden for winning the Silver fleet. Below is some drone footage from Jeff Kent.
You will find links to photos, videos, and news stories over at idniyra.org. 
Gretchen Dorian Photos
Sailing Scuttlebutt Report

Air Force

Thanks to Jeff Russell for forwarding these pictures from his good friend Steve Jameson who was flying his Cessna over Lake Mendota on Sunday. I’ll have more photos from club racing, the DN Western Regional, and the WSSA regatta to post. Stay tuned!


Regatta Dates 2018

Wisconsin Iceboat Hotline

  • Northwest Canceled
  • ISA & Renegade Championship
  • Nite Nationals Sailed
  • DN Worlds & Europeans
    February 25-March 3, 2018
  • DN & Ice Opti Junior Worlds
    February 5-8, 2018
  • WSSA Sailed
  • DN Western Regional
  • DN North Americans
  • Baikal Ice Sailing Week, Siberia
    March 31-April 7, 2018


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