3 Stolen Renegades & Trailer in Michigan

3 Stolen Renegades & Trailer in Michigan


Ron Sherry’s trailer with 3 Renegades was stolen near Detroit, MI over the weekend from a locked storage facility. Please keep an eye out for these boats. The trailer can be replaced but iceboats built by Ron and his dad, Lorne, can not.

!!! STOLEN !!! !!! STOLEN !!! !!! STOLEN !!! !!! STOLEN !!!
PLEASE SHARE FAR AND WIDE!!!
Ron Sherry’s Renegade Trailer was stolen from Fraser Automotive near 14 Mile and Utica Road. It was stored in a locked, fenced area. The chain to the lot was cut and the locked hitch coupler was somehow bypassed, allowing them to drive off with the trailer and all its contents. Three generations of Renegade iceboats, Lorne’s, Ron’s, and CJ’s Sweet Caroline, plus all the planks, sails, and tools. The license plate on the trailer is D829645. There is a sticker that says Iceboat near the lock on the door. Please contact us ASAP if you see this trailer. ron@iceboatracing.com

SOLD! November 23, 2020: Nite in Iowa

SOLD! November 23, 2020: Nite in Iowa

SOLD!  Complete Nite with one sail #150, one set of runners, covers, painted red. Trailer best used only locally. Full boat cover. Cockpit cushion. 2 sails. 2004 North Sail lightly used, still crispy. 2nd sail decent shape. New wood mast, solid. Plank is solid and in good shape. A 2nd wood Nite mast included. Always stored indoors. Crack in fiberglass rear port corner, photo available. .
$2000, OBO, ready to sell.
Great boat to help someone get into the sport.
Iowa

 

My First Iceboat

My First Iceboat

Paul McMillan and ? enjoy a day on his first iceboat, a diminutive stern-steerer on Lake Mendota in Madison, WI c.1960.

4LIYC member Paul McMillan suggested a new series for this website called “My First Iceboat.” What was your first iceboat? Send us a photo and short explanation debwhitehorse@iceboat.org.

This was my first boat from sometime around 1960. I got it from the third generation of Trachte Brothers of the famous metal buildings. My dad made new sails by hand sewing. Note the low boom, similar to modern boats. It was a blast at the time.
Paul McMillan

Jack Ripp’s first iceboat, MUSTANG.

 

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