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2020 ICEBOAT SWAP MEET INFORMATION – NOTE LOCATION CHANGE!!
Green Lake Ice Yacht Club Swap Meet
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
Location: Green Lake, WI
Time: 10 AM – 2 PM
Southern Wisconsin Iceboat Swap Meet
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Time: 10 AM – 3 PM
Location: Delavan Yacht Club, Delavan, WI
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“Lady Bug” – Nite Iceboat #230 with trailer
Cockpit and side cushions.
Complete rigging with 3 horses.
Two side runners, one steering runner, with blade sharpening jig.
Two new extra runner chocks.
16″ x 8′ gear storage box on trailer.
Spare trailer tire.
Stored last ten years and will need a little clean up and TLC.
Present location: Crowley’s Yacht Yard, 3434 East 95th Street, Chicago in Building “E”
David Travis: email@example.com ; for texting 773 531-0015
“Lady Les: – Cockpit forward A-Skeeter and custom trailer. Yellow paint.
Fuselage with carbon-fiber over wooden frame originally built by Bill Madsen for Peter Harken; spars from Ken Kreider’s rumble seat Skeeter.
Sitka spruce spars: Mast 26′; Runner plank 22-23′; Long spring board 154″; short spring board with mechanical spring shock 103″
4 Side runners: 5′ x 7/32″; 6′ x 7/32″; 51″ x 7/32″; 54″ x 3/8″
4 Steering runners: 34″ x 7/32; 35″ x 7/32 36″ x 7/32; 35.5 x 7/32”
2 Sails: one heavy air 75 sq ft; one regular main 74 sq ft.
Complete rigging with 3 horses; and one lifter.
2 new integrated trailer gear storage boxes 3′ x 8′
Blade sharpening jig for long blades with integrated belt sander.
Stored last 12 years and will need some clean up, adjusting, and TLC.
Present location Crowley’s Yacht Yard, 3434 East 95th Street, Chicago, Illinois in Building “E”
David Travis: firstname.lastname@example.org; for texting 773 531-0015
Fast & true, really great boat!
Good condition hull, sail, sharp runners and trailer.
2 new blocks and line, ready to sail,
Asking $3,100 obo.
Please call 608-843-3550 or Paul@BlueTerraDesign.com
Class A Skeeter
Want to beat JD, Yaeso, & Orlebeke?
Want to win the ISA? It’s simple.
Just write me a check.
INSANITY is in MINT condition.
She’s won the ISA 4X.
She sports a new foam & carbon fiber runner plank.
THREE sets of brand NEW runners with carbon fiber stiffeners.
Three sails. Race ready. Sharp runners. $50,000.
Stored indoors, 3 barely used sails (Jim Gluek custom sail, and Charlie Miller CL1), custom made trailer, jack, 2 covers, one to haul and a winter cover. Extra battens, custom seat, S&R slider on boom, tapered main sheet, 2 sets of Harken ratcheting blocks on boom and deck. Excellent condition.
Willing to deliver within a reasonable distance.
Yankee B Class Skeeter
Built in Groton, CT in 1970’s.
Boat moved to Kansas, was stored until 1999.
Boat completed at this time.
Sailed about 15 times, good condition
White Bear Lake, MN
Arrow Ice boat in very good shape. It has been stored in garage for years and could use some cleaning and a little wax. Fiberglass hull, aluminum mast, runners, bolts and box, runner plank, Boston sail. I don’t have pictures of it set-up, but I do have a lot of pictures.
Class D Stern Steerer
Have 4 sails. Has trailer. Trailer has a box for 1 sail and boom.
Contact Marv Luck at
920-982-2256 please leave message and will return calls
Or email Mluck2@att.net
DN: Gougeon plan,West System construction,Harken & Sarns hardware,D Shettle window sail, alum. mast & spare spruce mast,spruce runner plank w/spare plank,plus spare hardware.
Class B Stern Steerer
32′ long with 18′ runner plank
35′ spruce mast
Fully battened Dacron main and jib
Originally a Detroit boat, it was totally rebuilt in 2001 with new laminated baskets (cockpit), new mast and rig. new plank
Nickle plated hardware
Two sets of runners, cast Iron and snows
Custom built tandem trailer with Jin Pole and electric winch
$4000 cash or best offer
Text at 715-308-5024
Or Email at email@example.com
DN: Ready for ice. This boat was raced by Fred Shappert on Delavan Lake before I bought it. It has been well cared for and loved but I am getting too old for this sport. Included are a Norton hull with baby blue cockpit, Norton mast, Kenyon Marine boom, sitka plank, all with canvas, trailer able bags. Sarns runners with wood box. Sta-Master calibrated adjustable forestay. Stainless steel shrouds. Sail with red right foot sailmaker logo, with DN1530 number. Sail bag can double as hull cover. Sherry sliding tiller. 2 main sheets- chain-stitch and regular. Karavan trailer in great working condition (1 7/8” ball, 4 blade connector) which is rigged to be able to transport two DN’s with box to carry equipment. Spare tire. Also wench and bunks which can be put on trailer to use it for small sloop. 3 triangle pedestal stands.
DN: Hull made in Poland, wooden, race-ready
Plank: Icewise Hamrak for 85 kg skipper
Mast: Hamrak Type 50 for 75-85 kg skipper
Insert Runners Long with Hamrak Carbon body 440C blade
Located in Chicago. Pick up possible there or at the next occasion on the ice, probably at the Western Challenge.
Contact: Peter Hamrak, firstname.lastname@example.org
Beautiful racing DN in like new condition. This is a “clone” boat which was built to match the hugely successful Composite Concepts (C2) boats built by Ron Sherry. This most excellent ready-to-race package includes:
– Like new Sitka spruce hull, max length, max width, with C2 carbon tiller, C2 carbon reinforced steerer tube, C2 hiking rack, Harken blocks on adjustable track, and C2 Mold and Design mast step.
– C2 Carbon insert runners, 3/16”, set of three, in custom padded carrying bag.
– Bullnose stainless plate runners, 3/16”, set of three
– C2 Carbon mast “Ugly Stick”, stiffness and rider capacity similar to C2 standard mast
– Dieform adjustable shrouds with T bar Struble hound.
– Aluminum boom with easily adjustable block locations and out haul
– Quantum sail, full, like new
– Quantum sail, speed, like new
– C2 plank with Strubel chocks
– Harken padded travel bag for hull
– Covers for mast, sails, plank, and boom.
It would cost well over $11,000 to put this package together. I am offering it for the bargain price of $5250. You won’t be disappointed.
Located in Traverse City, MI
Contact me for more photos.
North Skeeter sail, mast, and boom.
Sail – 15’9″ x 9′
Mast – 18′ box construction with spreaders.
Ray Ruge designed A Skeeter. Built by Hagarty in the early 60’s. Owned briefly by Buddy Melges and carries his sail number. Square top added to sail, new steering and stem block. New hollow plank built to the same section as the fuselage. Sails fast and balanced. These boats were built in limited production and this is the only known sample still sailing. New enclosed trailer. Runners sharpened and aligned.
Photos here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/johnarey/albums/72157714158938948
Contact Bill Buchholz 207-975-6980
Yankee – B Skeeter comes with 23′ mast, 2 sails, 1 full and 1 storm sail. 2 sets of new runners 1/4 and 3/8 440 stainless. Also 25′ carbon mast and 25′ foot carbon sail. Runners and mast built by Bill Buchholz. Full covers for everything and trailer with big box to fit everything. Plus lots of accessories.
Call or text Keith Kennedy 732-496-3511
Class A Skeeter built by Dan Clapp. Full size ready to race. Has everything you need. 2 mast 2 booms 6 sails 5 sets of runners. Must sell and will entertain offers. Call or E-mail 262-227-6686 cell email@example.com
This classic ice boat is ready for the ice next season with no additional gear required. The racing hull is 20′ 3″ long; the runner plank is 15′ long; the mast is 20′ 3″ long. The trailer, which is included in this very low price is 23′ 7″ long with all required lighting in working condition. Also included are, of course, three runners in a refurbished box, boom, two sails, new main sheet, all stays, new chocks, seat & back cushions and all necessary trailer tie down straps. Both foot and hand steering options are included on this boat. This sale won’t last long at this price so please contact me as soon as possible before someone else steals it away from you. Located in Green Lake, WI, additional photos are readily available if requested.
This complete ready for the ice package can be yours for only $2,200.00.
“Icehound”, Class A Skeeter. Built in 1993. Sitka Spruce construction with custom veneer tail. Comes complete with springboard, mast, plank, runners, sail, cover and trailer. Ready to sail. Always stored indoors. No damage history.
Located in Des Plaines IL.
Contact: Michael 815-814-2145.
Lockley Skimmer in New Jersey. Steel frame in good shape, mast, sail and runners.
Make an offer.
Nite Sail (Madison area)
Melges heavy weather sail from Ignite #386, great condition, includes battens and bag.
608 628 6189
Skeeter boom-78″ X 12″-$100
Boom clew plates-aluminum, powder coated-$35
Trailer box-24″ wide one end, 18″ wide other end-24″ deep-7′ 9″ long-$50
Free-Renegade trailer bunks
Fast & true, really great boat! Good condition hull, sail, sharp runners and trailer.
2 new blocks and line, nothing needed. Selling to free up needed garage space, Asking $3,250 obo.
Please call 608-843-3550 or Paul@BlueTerraDesign.com
DN in good shape includes a fiberglass mast and good sail.
Located in Neenah, WI. asking $900.00
DN includes a wood spar and a carbon fiber spar, 2 sails – one brand new and one used, and a double set of runners.
Located in Detroit, MI.
Nite #359. 2 seater, dual wheel/foot steering, with 2 sails, cushions, full covers, trailer, everything in very good shape. Stored inside.
1. DN Iceboat complete. #4962
Hull built by Norton Boat Works (Joe Norton), light and stiff
Plank built by Norton Boat Works
New Doyle-Boston FO-1 wide range sail with Ratt foam core battens.
New Wolf boom. Harkon blocks.
Sarns standard bull nose runners.
Carbon / fiberglass mast.
Custom bag for travel and storage.
Custom cover to leave set up on the ice.
Quick pins, tapered mainsheet,New Sarns stays
2. Complete Hamel boat. Cracked from collision
Composite Concepts plank.
This boat finished 3rd place in silver fleet at central lakes and 38th place in Gold fleet at North Americas 2005/2006 season.
Sarns shorter runners for snow.
Sherry max high wind runners. Paid $1,400 for set of 3. Never used.
Sail bags. Runner Bags to travel runners out to race start line.
3 Doyle Boston runner bags
1 Blue Water Canvas runner bag
Sherry carbon mast.
Lots of hardware.
Max length insert runners. Set of 2
Several Sarns steering runners.
Doyle-Boston F-01sail cut for higher wind.
Locking quick pins.
Lots and lots of odds and ends.
$4500 for everything
Vince 231 903-8557,
Custom made wood/epoxy fabrication.
14′ Runner Plank
20′ Winged Spar (mast)
C-class Skeeter – single cockpit boat.
Carbon Steel Runners
All Stainless steel hardware.
Ready to Sail.
(Please respond with your phone name and Phone number – I will not respond if you don’t provide this due to spammers).
Icefall: All West System B-Skeeter built by Bob Pegel about 1990.
Refinished two years ago, less than five days outside since.
See the www.Boecraft.com FOR SALE page for more pictures and
This boat is 100% ready to sail in like new condition.
Inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fritz, Class A Stern Steerer.
1980 hull built by Bill Mattison, 3 sets of runners, 2 steering runners, hull & plank covers,
tandem trailer with crane & storage boxes.
1465 lbs less runners & sails
Ready to sail!
Complete boat ready to race:$3,500
Plank only: $1,500
Mast and boom:$1,500
Located in Michigan
DN as shown in photos.Including new cover, 2 helmets, wood stands for rigging, box for runners, mast bag, Harken blocks, 3 Sarns Runners and sail bag. Mast is a Kenyon aluminum as is the boom. Runners are in great condition, may need sharpening. More photos available on request. Motivated to sell!
Sale Price $1800.00
Contact: Dick Smies
location: Whitehall, Michigan
Turnkey iceboat, ready to sail this season with no work!
MUST SELL, no longer have room to store the boat
Located in Southampton, NY (eastern Long Island)
Always stored indoors
One of a few “Bite Me” boats (BITE ME in large letters is on the bottom of the boat, visible when you hike)
Meticulously restored by Keith Kennedy of NJ
One of the nicest looking Yankees you will ever see, all in outstanding condition
23ft mast, 18ft plan
Custom seat cushions in cockpit
Amazing paint job, pin striping and lettering
Dual steering, wheel and foot pedals
Two hull covers (storage and on ice)
Covers for plank, mast and sails
2 sails (one racing, one cruising)
Two sets of stainless runners (like new)
Custom trailer with storage box for runners and tools
Originally $6,500, price lowered to $4,500 firm
Please contact Chris at (631) 466-6442 or email@example.com
Serious inquiries only
Buttercup Yellow with Tan cockpit cushions
North sail, Sarns runners with storage box, Cockpit cover
Always stored inside
Boat in very good condition with some cosmetic flaws showing from use
Original owner from when purchased new
Ready to sail upon purchase
Add a new boom and sail to achieve maximum sail area for class racing
Located in San Diego, CA
Contact Howard at (858) 272-5656 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Renegade built in Madison, WI by Al Motelet in the 1950s. Great cruiser. Stored indoors. All smaller parts have been kept in a covered plastic container. Runners are sharp and rust free. Sunbrella covers.
Located in White Bear Lake, MN
Boehmke B Skeeter- Lead Horse
Complete boat with covers on a custom trailer with box.
Hull was re-glued with epoxy fillets by Bob Pegel circa 2000
10 inch Mast, Madison style. Plank and mast appear to be newer epoxy construction.
One sail, one set of runners.
Asking price $10,000
12 foot Mini Skeeter
Set up to sail DN rig, built to plan’s and has tube hole and tube to run a mini skeeter sail if you want to.
16 foot composite glass/carbon fiber construction DN mast.
45 sq foot DN Storm sail. DN Wood boom,
spectra stays, Sarns side adjusters. Adjustable foot rack,
Steering wheel controls, Ice brake on plank, with disconnect.
8 foot DN plank with Sarns chocks. And plank studs. 3 foot Spring board . Wheel doly to move to ice. Can be car topped.
Southern yellow pine bodies with 3 layers of glass and epoxy runners. Bronze bushing’s. Angle iron hardened runners powder coated blades, Surface ground and profiled.
All epoxy built, 6 oz fiberglass race cloth covered. Strip built plank. Strip built deck. complete and ready to sail iceboat. New build summer of 2017.
Never sailed, due to shoulder injury.
Info me direct at email@example.com
Boat is Located in Wareham Ma.
Composite Concepts mast with adjustable fore stay
Doyle Boston sail, in good condition
3 Sarns standard bullnose runners with runner box,
3 full length carbon fiber insert runners with a runner bag
Helmet and pair of track shoes.
Hull, plank and boom were built by Bob Gray from Traverse City.
Boat located in Muskegon, Michigan
Call Mark Burns – 231-215-5156
One set Sarns Alligator-style plate runners with box. Class-legal for Nites. A little surface rust, but otherwise OK. Everyone needs a spare set! Located in Madison.
Contact Barb Arnold: firstname.lastname@example.org
Class C Skeeter “Black Fly”
Have two. Can only sail one. Hate to see it sit.
Central New Hampshire
If you are interested in sailing a C-skeeter in exchange for storing it and it’s trailer under cover contact me and we will work out the details.
Jim Olsen 505-501-2238 email@example.com
FEBRUARY 14, 2019
18’ minimum composite mast section. firstname.lastname@example.org
Battens For Sale:
Do you want to go faster and be more competitive? I have a solution for this season. Battens made from quarter-sawn white ash, tapered to your requirements. Made in Wales, Wisconsin.
Send inquiries to email@example.com / taliesinbatten.com
Moore Brothers CSI
CSI combines technology and the experience of world class competitors totaling at least 10 World Champions into all of it’s products. Whether it’s a small fitting or a spar, performance is the underlying goal.
David L. Yeadon
402 Milwaukee Ave.
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Dave’s Machining offers a large range of DN parts. Call or email Dave for a price list.
Econaway Abrasives Company: Custom Sanding Belts
Econaway has been fabricating sanding belts since 1953 in Grand Haven, MI. We provide belts for custom runner sharpeners in any size. We carry the best ceramic materials to sharpen hardened stainless steels and tool steels. Give me a call (Jim Schultz) at 616-846-2550 to help with your specific application or order from our secure site at www.econaway.com.
Gifts For Iceboaters
Look no further than this website for the perfect gift for the ice sailor in your life.
Gretchen Dorian Photography
Professional photographer Gretchen Dorian’s iceboat pictures have appeared in many major magazines. If you are looking for a gift for an iceboater, check out Gretchen’s website.
Harken Yacht Equipment
Home of the famous Harken blocks. Based in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, the Harkens are naturally ice boat skippers.
by Marketing Acuity
Hull numbers and ice boat graphics. Great looking vinly graphics to complement and enhance your craftsmanship. DN hull numbers, boat names, country flag graphics, and custom graphics. Be visible and safe with fluorescent safety stripes and graphics. Easy, secure online ordering.
As seen at the November swap meet in Williams Bay. This jack is a real back saver and it is adjustable to work on DN’s, Nites, and just about anything with a plank.
Complete set of plans: $10.00
Kits which include the plans and all the wood parts cut to size: $35.
3156 Milwaukee Street
Your supplier for Sitka spruce, West System Epoxy, and many other ice boating related items. The McCormick family has been sailing ice boats with the Four Lakes Ice Yacht Club for over 50 years.
North Sails Zenda, WI
“Melges is very pleased to announce that the Zenda, Wisconsin based organization is ready to be able to be able to help the iceboating and land-sailing community of sailors with new sails, battens, covers and other racing materials.”
262-275-1110 ask for Harry Melges, Andy Burdick or Jim Gluek.
Northwind Ice Boats
80 Twin Fawn Drive
Hanover, MA 02339
FAX (781) 826-2474
Steve Duhamel’s company offers a complete line of DN parts and gear.
“For 14 years Bob Rast and RKR Composites have been developing composite DN masts. The end result is their line of extremely durable, competitive DN racing masts available at affordable prices.” Custom Runner Sharpeners available too. Call for pricing. 414-791-3056
Performance Sailing Products
4LIYC DNer Geoff Sobering has thrown his hat into the ring of the ice boat supply business. “Cool parts for fast sailboats, iceboats, and landsailers.”
Phone: +1 608-235-3746
1850 Sheridan Street Madison, WI 53704-3443
We hold the trademark and manufacture of the Skimmer 45® (formerly Lockley Skimmer 45) Iceboat. We are also a Vanguard Dealer, so we can meet your sailing needs year round.
T-HOUND / MAST ROTATORS
The T-Hound / mast rotator / spreader bar fitting that you may have seen in action on DN 5224 (the neon yellow boat at the 2007 Worlds) is now available. There are a number of makes and models in use but if I may say so, this version is pretty sweet. It all but eliminates mast inversions, is very clean aerodynamically and allows full articulation at the shroud attachment. They look good too! Available to fit either T-Hound (Kent) or tang-style (Sherry) mast hounds. Designed for DNs but at least one is in use on a Jet 14. We have them for sale- Call or email for pics and price! firstname.lastname@example.org
Composite DN Masts “Using Technology to build better parts.” Now making Ice Opti youth ice boats.
Ullman Sails Detroit
“We are proud to announce the opening of Ullman Sails Detroit – formally North Sails Detroit. All DN Sails are built and designed by Mike Boston. The F01, ABSS, MS-1 are constructed with 6.5 Contender Polykote, to the exact specifications and high quality standards provided in the past. Contact us today to place an order for the fastest DN iceboat sails available.”
Ullman Sails Detroit
24422 Sorrentino Court
Clinton Twp, MI 48035
Suppliers of custom gear boxes for DN and Nite iceboats. Wire rigging, fiberglass supplies and custom composite work. We also do custom iceboat painting as well. 608-575-8033
W5302 Bend Rd
Princeton, Wi 54968www.windwardboatworks.com
The ST 49 is a small,inexpensive, open design, box rule wingboat class. Initial testing has the STprototype hitting over 71mph Cruising speed- 60mph in 15 mph winds. If you want to build your own mainwing and flap I’m selling complete rib kits for- $170.00. Patterns – $30.00
John Eisenlohr email@example.com telephone- 406 844-2168
Light weight (3 oz.) and compact (5″ x 3″ x ¾”) ultrasonic wind meter uses patented technology to read current wind speed, highest positive speed (headwind), lowest negative speed (tailwind),
5-second average, and running average.
Yankee Ice Yacht Plans
For complete set of Yankee blue prints, contact the Yankee Ice Yacht Association c/o Mark Hancik, 305 Dey Grove Rd.
Monroe Twp., NJ 08831
732 446 4377
The cost is $75.00 US plus shipping, there are 26 pages of prints and all the frames are drawn to full siz