Sell Your Ice Boat – Submit an Ad
Looking for an Ice Boat or Ice Boat Component? Submit an Ad

Ad Submission Guidelines
Ads must be submitted by email.
Class recognized boats only. Ads will be removed after one year. You may resubmit. Please submit ad in body of an email without elaborate formatting.
(No bold & colored text, bullet lists, etc.) Please give a general geographical location. Please submit 2 photos only.
To submit an ad, please email to
DISCLAIMER: When you post an ad on any website, you will be contacted by people looking to defraud you.
Read “Avoiding Fraud When Selling or Buying a Boat Online
Protect yourself and learn how to avoid being scammed.

New! Sold Archive page. See all the previous listings that have been confirmed as sold on the SOLD ARCHIVES page.


For Sale

August 15, 2022: B-Skeeter in Lake Geneva, WI

Boehmke built side by side Class B Skeeter
Plank is stiff enough to give rides all day, but can also win races.
Madison style springer front steering, 10 inch wide spar, two sets of runners, two booms, two sails, covers and trailer.
Free storage to Dec 15th.
Boat is located in Lake Geneva, WI
Pappasrick @ yahoo . com

July 21, 2022: Vintage DN in WI

DN built in 1968
Needs a little TLC
In storage for 12 years
Text or Call Matt @ 608-322-5353
Located in Janesville, WI

June 22, 2022: Nite in WI

Very good condition
2 sets of blades + chocks
New seat padding
Sail is in very good condition as well as all lines
All covers good
More photos available
Located in Pewaukee, WI

June 6, 2022: Iceboat Trailer in MI

All aluminum box drop camper hauler. Multi function hauler/camper. Roof rack, windows with screens, lights in and out, battery, switch panel, heater/fan, side door, full lift up back door, air mattress, mis.c camping equipment, wheel lock, non slip floor, built in storage bins with netting, etc. External power connection port. Side mount spare. I’ve used it to camp in, haul kayak and paddleboard, iceboat and equipment, sheets of 4×8 plywood, go kart, etc. Easily haul 2 DN’s and all equipment
Lightweight and Easily pulled 1300 lbs.
Rob Wallace Traverse City Michigan

April 22, 2022: Skeeter in WI

Rumble-seat Class A Skeeter. COLD REALITY (formerly Bill Dale’s.) Excellent condition. 31’ hull, 26’ carbon fiber mast, (2) 20’ planks, 5 sails in excellent condition, (2) springboards.
Asking $5000
Located in Milwaukee area

April 17, 2022: Starter DN in IA

DN. Built circa 1965. Perfect beginner boat – has all the parts and it sails fine but not as fast as it could if someone tuned it up right. I think one SS shroud is a bit frayed. Mast & boom are wood. Hull weight: 69.2 lb, total everything: 182.2 lb.
Questions welcome: 563-419-foursevennine8 or
Northeast Iowa
$850 OBO.

April 9, 2022: Sitka Spruce in NJ

Sitka Spruce
4/4” thick X 14” wide X 26 feet long, 7 pieces
3/4” thick X 14” wide X 26 feet long, 7 pieces
Rough, Quarter Sawn
$11.50 per board foot
Located in New Jersey
Dan Clapp

March 2, 2022: Arrow in WI

Arrow Sail #206
Professionally restored with the newest Struble chocks, reworked runners, newer sail, custom cockpit features including headrest and “ladder” (footrails), custom trailer with box, New England Ropes main sheet, hull/spar/plank covers. Trailer has newer tires , spare and working LED lights. Tools, spare sail, horses and lifting jack. Once belonged to Natalie Levy – published iceboating author. This is a very complete package. Everything stores in the custom trailer box.
Fontana, WI.
Call Jeff at 630-205-0165.

February 25, Vintage Skeeter in IL

Vintage Skeeter
Hull about 19 ½ feet (IT IS RED, old pic.), full cover. wheel steering. 18′ runner plank, 23′ wooden mast. Ail in good condition. All three runners are in excellent condition. All parts & ready to go.
$650 OBO
Island Lake, IL
Call 815-382-9448

February 22, 2022: Renegades, Sprinters, & Trailer in MI

1 Renegade (Blade Runner), includes 3 sails, cover, and 2 sets of runners 90-100 $4500

1 Renegade #99, complete boat but it will need some work, sail, runners, cover, plank cover $1500

1 Sprinter ice boat with J-14 rig complete $1800

1 Sprinter complete, never sailed $2000

1 Trailer R&R aluminum 29 ft. Will sell as a package or separate. Right now it’s set up for 2 Sprinters and 1 Renegade.

No emails please!  Must call 269-731-4090 Mike
Located in Augusta Michigan

January 31, 2022: DN in NY

DN. According to previous owner, this boat won a lot of races at Grand Travers Bay, MI. Doyle sail – window is cracked, but this is easily replaced. Otherwise, sail is in great shape. Includes spare plank and additional set of snow runners. $2,500. Ready to sail!
Located in Staatsburg, NY (12580) on Hudson River.
Additional photos available upon request.
Contact me at or 914-456-1289.


January 19, 2022: DN Runners in PA

DN Runners
Set 1: Pair homebuilt 440C Stainless Insert 36″ 3/16″; bodies are warped. $250 OBO
Set 2: Stainless Snow Plates (Northwind Iceboats) – set of 3; will need some TLC (I’m sorry), $1500 OBO
Set 3: Pair carbon 440C Stainless Insert 36″ 1/4″ $1200 OBO
Set 4: Pair Stainless Minimum T Runners 36″ $500 OBO
Shipping at your expense.
More Pictures Available
Ben Shaevitz

January 11, 2022: DN Program in WI

Race Ready Sherry “Clone ” hull
Built by the Pewaukee Syndicate.
Loenneke built ‘glass wrapped ash and cedar strip
plank with Struble chocks.
Sherry Carbon Quil spar with
Forstman boom and Harken blocks,
and tapered sheet.
Boat comes with 2 sails ,…1 FO-1 and 1 Speed
Also included, 1 set 1/4″ x 36″ Carbon inserts
Boat is Race Ready and in beautiful condition,
located in Lake Geneva.
Price is $ 6450.00
CONTACT [by phone only] Lou Loenneke
262 903-6464

SOLD! Plate Runners For Sale:
1 set of 3 Russian Stainless Steel Snow Plates
Swept Back Design $550.00


December 22, 2021: Fiberglass Skeeter in NY

Iceboat similar to a Nite. Single seater.
Solid fiberglass
Great shape, with good condition Sarns runners and crisp sail. Includes cockpit cover, sail bag, mast bag and plank bag. Also includes wood carry case for runners
Wheel and foot pedal steering.
Ready to sail NO trailer.
Asking $3,500
Located in West Islip, NY or call 516 429 2179
More pix available on request

December 20, 2021: Class A Skeeter in Austria

Class A Rear-Seat Skeeter built off the Mattison / Krueger plans (Madison, Wisconsin, USA). In their day, these were the fastest, most beautiful boats on the ice. This one is almost complete and never sailed. Death of builder forces sale.
Measurements: Hull without springboard 7m.
Hull with springboard 9.2m.
Mast 7m.
Runner Plank 5m.
Blade Runner 1,5m.
Wheel and Pedal steering.
Aluminum/Carbon boom. without Sail and minor hardware.
Located in Neusiedl am See, Burgenland, Austria.
EUR 5.000 asking
Contact: Andreas Bergler
+43 664 3000 653


December 19, 2021: Vintage DN Runners in NY

DN plate steel with welded stiffeners made by Warren Darress Sr 30 years ago. Has parking brake.
Runners in great shape. $400. Carrying case needs hinges.
Located in Hauppauge LI, NY.
Could deliver it to Norwood MA area this coming Christmas 2021 time.
Warren Darress Cell 516-864-9662

December 8, 2022: Ice Optimist in WI

Ice Optimist Kid’s Iceboat
Bought new in 2002. Never sailed. Set up one year.
Stored for 19 years. Need to sell.
S&R looked over and replaced all pins, bolts etc. Ready to sail.
Runners sharp.
$2500 Negotiable
Delafield, WI

November 26, 2021: Renegade in MD

Vintage Renegade (sail #249) –
Complete boat, sail, and rigging. Runners in excellent condition. Hull, plank, and mast in good condition. Purchased in Kalamazoo, Michigan in the early 80s. Has been in Maryland since and only sailed three times. Original name: Linda Kay VI
Located in Annapolis, MD.
$2500 (all reasonable offers considered)


November 21, 2021: Sprinter (Purple) Hull in MI

Sprinter hull in Elk Rapids, Mi.
“Purple Iceboat Eater” 15’-9” hull length
Wooden hull can be used for spare parts or fixer upper. $300 obo
Contact Cameron 231-944-9226 or Jack 231-631-8629
(Photo – purple iceboat eater, next to wall)

November 21, 2021: Sprinter (Red) in MI

Sprinter complete in Elk Rapids, Mi.
Complete cruiser/race boat ready to go, 15’-9” hull length
Wooden red hull with wood rub rail trim medium condition. Aluminum mast with wood boom, sheet line and blocks complete. Dacron sail (good condition) with wooden battens.
Solid tapered wood plank with 36” Bullnose runners in OK condition $1,750.00 obo
Contact Cameron 231-944-9226 or Jack 231-631-8629
(Photo – red painted hull with wood rub rail and trim, furthest from wall)

November 21, 2021: Sprinter (BurgandyYellow) in MI

Sprinter complete in Elk Rapids, Mi.
Complete cruiser/race boat ready to go, 15’-9” hull length
Burgundy and Yellow racing paint on good condition wood hull
Black aluminum mast with wood boom, sheet line and blocks complete. Dacron sail (good condition) with wood battens
Solid tapered wood plank with 36” Bullnose runners in good condition. $2,500.00 obo
Contact Cameron 231-944-9226 or Jack 231-631-8629
(Photo- center boat, burgundy and yellow finish work)

November 21, 2021: Sprinter in MI

Sprinter in Elk Rapids, Mi.
Complete race boat ready to go, 15’-9” hull length
Custom built and finished by Johnson Woodcraft wood boat builder
Sitka Spruce Wing shaped mast with matching wood boom
Dacron sail (excellent condition) with wood battens
Solid Sitka Spruce wood plank with 36” bullnose runners (excellent condition) in navy canvas bag. Custom wood tiller by Johnson Woodcraft
(Boat pictured in the foreground, red sides, natural wood top)
$4,000.00 obo
Contact Cameron 231-944-9226 or Jack  231-631-8629


November 15, 2021: Clamps in WI

If you’re building a runner plank or a mast, you need a bunch of good clamps! We have eighteen beautiful clamps ready for your next project. These are white oak and built by a past Northwest A Skeeter champion. 18” x 2” x 2” with threaded rods. Holes in the clamps are 14” on center. Plenty wide for a DN, Nite or Renegade plank. Never used. Located in Madison, WI.
Total for the set: $300.00 or best offer.
Contact: Don Sanford

November 12, 2021: Skeeter in WI

Front-seat Class A Skeeter. Complete package with hull, sail, mast, runner plank, and runners (less sheeting/pulley system)
Madison area
Paul Krueger

November 11, 2021: Class A Skeeter in WI

Motivated to sell:
Complete race ready program!
26 Ft. Mast
22 Ft. Plank
3 Sails (New)
Full envelope cover for trailering
Full cockpit pit covers
Complete boat – Ready to race
New price (reduced from $18,000 last year)
I bought another A Class Skeeter and I sure as heck don’t need two!
$11,000 For everything! Call me for all of the details.
Now is the time to join the skeeter fleet!
Mark Isabell (262) 347-1685
Located in Pewaukee, Wisconsin.

November 8, 2021: FRITZ – Stern Steerer in WI

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.
42’8″ LOA
28′ plank
35′ mast
1465 lbs less runners & sails
Ready to sail!
Fred Stritt

October 31, 2021: Gambit in IL

Gambit, completed in 2020 See photos and video of the build and boat sailing at
Nice 2-seater Cruiser, Large sail with lots of power for light air or slush. Includes small sail for big winds. I now want a Nite to race. Will consider trading up to a Nite.
Asking $3000
Asking $2495 with trailer
In Northern Illinois, will consider delivery in the Midwest.

October 26, 2021: Skeeter in MN

Class A Skeeter built at the Mattison shop in Madison, WI. (Paul Krueger believes it may be an original RAMBLN’ boat)  Complete and ready to sail. Kevlar sail by Quantum with under 50 hours of sailing. Stainless fore and side stays have 5-10 hours. In very good shape but could use new paint. Steel roll bar. Used lightly last 10 years for cruising only. Stored indoors during the off-season. Will consider trade for Nite.
Southwest Minnesota.
Contact Keith at 605-728-3514 with any questions


October 25, 2021: DN in MI

Vintage DN. It’s in good shape and we’ve had it since 1980. Blades are sharp but the sail may need some small repairs. Has been stored and unused for a number of years.
Asking $1200.
Will consider reasonable offers.
Richland, MI


October 21, 2021: Stern Steerer in MN

Stern steerer in Mpls area
1937 Johnson Boat Works
B boat with D sail plan
28’ loa, 18’+ newer plank
26’x 24” S&R glass wing mast
3 sails, 2 booms, plate and slush
Runners, trailer with storage box.
Can deliver to Madison swap meet

October 10, 2021: Nite in WI

2009 Nite
Located in Pewaukee
Purchased new. Included: trailer, sail, mast, boom, and runners. Boat and equipment are in excellent condition S&R Marine in December, 2009. Seldom used – sailed less than 50 times. Only sailed on Pewaukee Lake. Boat, trailer, and equipment always stored inside.
Cell: 262-309-9669

October 4, 2021: Stern Steerer in WI

Class D Stern Steerer
Have 4 sails. Has trailer. Trailer has a box for 1 sail and boom.
Asking $3000
Contact Marv Luck at
920-982-2256 please leave message and will return calls
Or email

September 28, 2021: 3 DNs in MI

I have retired from iceboating and have 3 racing DNs for sale.
Sherry Carbon & Fiberglass spars. Sherry runners, Boston sails.
You name it I got it, 40 years of iceboating goodies.
Enclosed galvanized and wood trailer. I will only sell as a package deal.
Southeast Michigan.
Call me 517@ 260# 7797 or dn5172 yahoo for more details.



September 17, 2021: C Skeeter Hull in MT

C-Skeeter hull. Built of Sitka and marine plywood. Designed for traveller system.
Located in Montana. $2500.00
Contact Lance 406 600 1186 evenings for more info



December 9, 2021: Wanted Arrow in WI

Looking for an Arrow iceboat in Marinette, Wi.  If anyone has one for sale with or without trailer they can call me at 715-735-9783 anytime. If not home leave a message and I will return your call.


Boats and items that have been confirmed as sold.

SOLD! May 31, 2022: DN in MD

SOLD! Classic and fast cruiser DN.  Aluminum Kenyon mast with cover, bullnose runners, new rigging.
Annapolis, MD.

SOLD! June 1, 2021: Vintage Class A Skeeter in Maine

SOLD! 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:
In Maine.

SOLD! February 18, 2022: DN Gear in WI

   SOLD! DN gear
  •C2 QIL mast- $1500
  •C2 Plank with Struble chocks-$750
  •FO1 sail-$650
  •Brand new MBC hybrid mast (whisper grey awlgrip spreader bar included)
  •1D sails


SOLD! December 1, 2021: DN in NJ

SOLD! DN in Red Bank, N.J. area (Monmouth County). Complete boat ready to go.
Kenyon Aluminum Mast and Boom
Sail in good shape #1113
Mast and sail/Boom bags
Recent restoration. Very good shape
2 sets of runners
Some racing. Mainly used for cruising
Includes cover for boat

SOLD! October 8, 2021: Vintage Skeeter in Maine

SOLD! 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:
In Maine.

SOLD! November 2, 2021: Skeeter in IL

SOLD! Former “Honey Bucket” Class A Skeeter number 5, built in 1980. Last all wood boat built. Excellent condition, with trailer and extra sidecar passenger seat included. $4500.00.L


SOLD! February 16, 2022: DN in MI

SOLD! DN   Good shape. Sails very well. Set up with all quick release pins and nuts tacked to runner chalks for easy set up. Includes sail cover, hull cover, stands and runner box.

SOLD! March 6, 2022: Yankee in MI

SOLD! Yankee Class Iceboat
20 ft. fuselage, 25 ft. mast, 6 ft. springboard, 18 ft runner plank, 75 sq/ft full batten Boston sail, Sharpnack blocks. Two sets of runners. New runner set is made from chrome vanadium tool steel, hardened and Blanchard ground with sharpening jig,
Trailer has new tires. Stored inside, I need the space for another project. Good condition.
Located in Mount Clemens, Michigan
Price: $2000.00 negotiable

SOLD! February 24, 2022: C Skeeter in NJ

SOLD! C Skeeter.
First iceboat built with cockpit forward and mast behind by Tom Nichols in about 2005.Stainless runners, wood hollow mast, front spring suspension, and three sails – one newer high aspect sail, and two low rig. Must sell declining health.
$2,500 firm

See more previous listings that have been confirmed as sold.

Iceboat Suppliers

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 /

Composite Concepts
35940 Carlisle Street
Clinton Township, Michigan 48035
DN World Champion Ron Sherry’s company has both DN and Ice Opti parts available.

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.

Dave’s Machining
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

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.

Iceboat Graphics
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.

Iceboat Jack
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.

McCormick Lumber
3156 Milwaukee Street
Madison, WI
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.

Quantum Sails Zenda
“Melges 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
(781) 826-8004
FAX (781) 826-2474
Steve Duhamel’s company offers a complete line of DN parts and gear.

RKR Composites
“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

North Sails
Ryan Lashaway
Phone number: 419-376-4680

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

Skimmer 45
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.

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!

Williams Infusion
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
Phone: 586.792.7212
Fax: 586.792.7279

Windward Boatworks
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

Wing Masts
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 telephone- 406 844-2168
Lakeside MT.

Yankee Ice Yacht Associations
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 size

%d bloggers like this: