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For Sale

August 8, 2020: B Skeeter in WI

Boehmke B Skeeter
IceSpree. I711
Redone in 2015
Sailed once since then.
2 sets of runners,
1 new, 1 excellent
2 sails
1 newer, 1 very good condition.
Trailer, very good condition.
No current pics.
608 286 5066

DN in Madison, WI

DN hull, wood mast and aluminum boom with mainsheet and boom blocks for sale.
Crispy Quantum sail too.
$650.00 for all.
Madison, WI
Call: 608 two one three 555 seven

June 2, 2020: Vintage Class A Skeeter in Maine

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.
Contact Bill Buchholz 207-975-6980

May 8, 2020: Yankee B Skeeter in New Jersey

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

March 27, 2020: Classic Skeeter

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.




February 29, 2020: J14 in New York

Doyal main & Bossett storm sail, comfortable side car. Mast, boom, and covers for rig. Canvas hull cover and cockpit cushions by Mills Sailmakers. Runners with case. Rear wheels for easy land movement. Location: Long Island, NY
Asking $4,250.
— Call Peter (631) 665-0230.

February 29, 2020: Rear-Seat Skeeter in IL

“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.

February 18, 2020: Parts in MI

Two 31′ skeeter covers, one wide and one narrow. Best offer for each.
Call Don Fischer at 231 215 0764 (Muskegon MI)

February 18, 2020: Parts in WI

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
(920) 469-2330


January 29, 2020: Trailer in WA

Fully enclosed, lightweight, custom trailer. Dual axle, electric brakes, easy to tow.
Spokane, WA
Dave Farmer
509 276 6355


January 29, 2020: 2 DNs in MI

2 DNs

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.
Upgraded hardware.
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.
Norton plank.
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,

January 29, 2020: Vintage Skeeter

Boat is a 1930’s, 2 seater, completely refurbished at Nordhaus Boat Werks.
Boat has hand and foot steering, car paint, complete covers, lifter, stands, runner box and a galvanized trailer.
Madison, WI.
Jim Nordhaus 608-225-2052

January 6, 2020: C Skeeter in Oregon

Custom made wood/epoxy fabrication.
17′ OL
14′ Runner Plank
20′ Winged Spar (mast)
C-class Skeeter – single cockpit boat.
Carbon Steel Runners
Boston Sail
All Stainless steel hardware.
Excellent condition.
Ready to Sail.
My contact:
(Please respond with your phone name and Phone number – I will not respond if you don’t provide this due to spammers).

January 2, 2020: Renegade

Renegade, two sets of runners, 2 sails, sharpening jig, alignment tool, toy box, good condition.
Green Bay, WI

December 27, 2019: B Skeeter

Icefall: All West System B-Skeeter built by Bob Pegel about 1990.
Refurbished trailer.
Refinished two years ago, less than five days outside since.
See the FOR SALE page for more pictures and
This boat is 100% ready to sail in like new condition.
Asking price: $15,500
Inquiries to

December 24, 2019: Nite

Complete Nite with one sail, one set of runners, covers, painted red. no trailer. Located in Escanaba Michigan. Can be seen on YouTube, search “ Nite 100 iceboat”.
Can deliver.
Terry Reynolds 906 280 3544

December 23, 2019: Stern Steerer

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

December 16, 2019: DN

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.
Excellent condition
Anton Stimmer
Call: (347)852-5292

December 16, 2019: Wood Nite

Boat needs finishing. Wood construction glassed over with epoxy. Includes mast and shrouds boom, spring board , blades. Enclosed trailer also included. Located in Hampden, Mass.
Call for more photos and details 413-883-2724

December 7, 2019: DN

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
Call: 616-340-6813
location: Whitehall, Michigan

December 6, 2019: Yankee

Yankee iceboat “Stinger”
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)
Hand brake
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
Serious inquiries only

November 26, 2019: Nite

NITE #173
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
Asking $2,698
Located in San Diego, CA
Contact Howard at (858) 272-5656 or


November 21, 2019: Renegade

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

November 8, 2019: B Skeeter

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
Contact Jim

November 7, 2019: Mini Skeeter

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.
Beautiful boat.
Info me direct at
Boat is Located in Wareham Ma.

November 7, 2019: DN

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


October 30, 2019: DN

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.
Madison, WI

October 28, 2019: Sharpener

Custom runner sharpeners
DN,Nite,Renegade and Skeeters
Call for pricing
Custom DN composite masts available several in stock
Contact Bob Rast

October 28, 2019: Skeeter

Mattison-built Class A rear-seat Skeeter
Previous champion – Northwest & ISA
4 sails – 2 masts
2 booms
2 sets of runners
Covers for hull, mast, plank, & booms
Trailer – tandem
Double axle with new tires
Hartland, Wi

October 27, 2019: DN

DN – Built in St. Clair, MI in the 50’s by master carpenter.
Complete boat, some extra parts.
Stored for 10 years. All rigging, slush runners, and newer runners. Good sails.
Macomb, MI.

October 24, 2019: B Skeeter

Boehmke B-skeeter
All internal structure rebuilt with West System
Harken internal steering pulleys
Good covers
Two sets of runners
Double trailer with boxes.
Lake Geneva, WI

October 24, 2019: Stern-Steerer

A Class Stern Steerer
Always on Delavan and Geneva Lakes
Newer main and jib
Good road worthy trailer
Lake Geneva, WI

October 16, 2019: Nite

NITE 119
Complete ice boat
Orange/White Stripe
Sarns Runners
North Sail
Stored Inside
Located in Neenah, Wi; Lake Winnebago
Good condition, I have owned it for 35 years
To watch a video go to ‘YouTube’ type in Neenah Ice Boat
Text or call Mark at (920) 205-7383

October 7, 2019: DNs

3 DNs (2 complete)
Wood Mast and Boom
(1) Passenger side car
Everything is there for 2 boats (just need sail for 3rd)
Asking $1,650
Located in Newburgh NY
Contact me by text, voice, email, smokescreen 845.913.6415

September 30, 2019: Stern Steerer

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 20, 2019: Stern Steerer

Class B Stern Steerer
32′ long with 18′ runner plank
35′ spruce mast
Stainless rigging
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
Cockpit cushions
Custom built tandem trailer with Jin Pole and electric winch
$4000 cash or best offer
Text at 715-308-5024
Or Email at

September 16, 2019: Nites

2 Nites: Selling as a package. Custom enclosed trailer. Extra light wind sails. Runners. They are ready to sail. Sail # 223 and 224. Haven’t had them out in a couple years. Time for someone else to enjoy them.
$9800.00 for the whole package.
Neenah, WI

August 22, 2019: Nite

Nite #194. Excellent condition. All complete and ready to sail. Red with white stripe. Cockpit cushions. Full covers for hull, mast, plank, and sails. Storage box for runners. Always stored inside. Trailer included.
Asking $4,500.
Located in Oshkosh, WI.
Please call John for more information (920) 216-6672.


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

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.

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.

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
(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

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.

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

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