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“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.
Mark Christensen’s DN Trailer
Doctor’s DN trailer is for sale. Its virtually brand new. Custom made to his specs, it is entirely aluminum. It is set up to hold 3 complete DN programs and gear, but could easily hold more. Masts fit inside trailer. Large access door in rear and 2nd access door on right side near front. Easily converted to Nite Trailer.
Contact Mike @ (612) Five Nine Eight 3800
Nite #386 “Ignite”
Excellent condition, race/sail ready, New North AP Sail, Good condition Inland heavy weather sail. Newer trailer, great condition. Been on the ice this year, sharp runners and recent alignment, absolutely all ready to go sailing.
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).
Nite #359. 2 seater, dual wheel/foot steering, with 2 sails, cushions, full covers, trailer, everything in very good shape. Stored inside.
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!
Iceboat collection up for sale includes:
WHIZZ with carbon fiber wing mast by Bill Bucholz, 36″ Sarns runners, 9″ Struble chocks, Henry Bossett sail plus new never used DN storm sail, covers for hull, plank, spring board, 1088 Okume used through out.
DN older fully functional DN built by Gruman Engineer. 30″ sarns runners and Sarns sharpening jig, covers for mast, boom and sail. This DN was acquired primarily for its mast which has stay extenders so it can be used on the WHIZZ when high winds were too much for Wing Mast rig. Custom seat pad and head rest.
2 LOCKLEY SKIMMERS one red, one yellow, both fully functional. Both have extended foot rests for more reclined seating. Seat hammocks strung with bungee cord
ALUMINUM TRAILER (converted EZ load aluminum boat trailer) will carry all 4 iceboats and equipment. Skimmers are on top of trailer, only DN and WHIZZ are enclosed along with all equipment. Top Gun canvas with layer of shrink wrap underneath, galvanized rims, new spare (not galvanized) LED running lights.
JET BELT SANDER #EVHS-80 with extra 80″ belts, Jig for clamping runners included.
All boats are equipped with throw ropes, and folding stands. 3 sets of Skunners, 2 for Lockley Skimmers and one set for DN or Whizz.
Delivery of collection to Midwest possible as I will be driving out to Colorado this coming February. Additional photos available upon request. $5,700 OBO Would consider partial trade for pocket skeeter.
Adirondack NY 12808
Bill Bernhard email: lakelady@Gmail.com (518)494-2583 cell (631)897-0688
Complete boat ready to race:$3,500
Plank only: $1,500
Mast and boom:$1,500
Located in Michigan
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.
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
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.
Mattison-built Class A rear-seat Skeeter
Previous champion – Northwest & ISA
4 sails – 2 masts
2 sets of runners
Covers for hull, mast, plank, & booms
Trailer – tandem
Double axle with new tires
One owner classic Skeeter, built in 1954 in Oshkosh, WI. Hull and springboard 19’6, plank 13′ and mast 19′. All sitka spruce construction, covers, Dacron sail, 2 sets of runners, no trailer, and in good condition.
Price is very negotiable
DN & Trailer
Goodwin design hull, minimum weight, max width
Light weight front tang
CR mast step
CR tiller head
Light weight tiller with auto detent
Harken main sheet track
Masts: 1 Meyer-Markham w/bag carbon fiber; 1 Ron Sherry “Quill Mast” with bag
Set of die form shrouds with Struble hound and Sta Master adjuster for forestay
Forstman boom with Harken blocks
Sails: 1 North Speed sail with battens and bag; 1 North Full Sail with battens and bag
Plank with Struble chocks and bag
Runners: 3/16 440C Winged Sherry inserts with bag; 1/4″ inserts with aluminum stiffeners with box;
Minimum inserts with box
Trailer: Holds DN, spars and sails, can be pulled by compact car
3 DNs (2 complete)
Wood Mast and Boom
(1) Passenger side car
Everything is there for 2 boats (just need sail for 3rd)
Located in Newburgh NY
Contact me by text, voice, email, smokescreen 845.913.6415 email@example.com
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
I have an older all-glass mast.
Good for lighter skipper. Similar bend characteristics to the
Jori Twizzler Badger Red
Located in Oconomowoc Wi
Contact Bob Rast
Fast, race ready.
Boat tuned (plank, mast, runners) to latest and greatest in Nordhause shop.
Teflon coated black runners
Custom trailer with 11’ box.
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.
Located in Oshkosh, WI.
Please call John for more information (920) 216-6672.
DN built in 1998, new like condition, Kenyon aluminum mast, Weeks aluminum boom, North ‘wide range” sail, full set of covers, fully rigged, ready to sail.
Located in CT in the Candlewood Lake area.
Hull # 018.
This boat has been completely reconditioned and is ready to sail. Stored inside, trailer available.
$2,400.00$1900.00 or best offer
Located in Harrison Township Michigan.
1970s 2 Seat (Side by side) Iceboat
Built in Madison in the early 1970s and exclusively sailed on Lake Monona
Recreational Boat – all parts included
Army Green & Very Retro – it always turns heads
Purchased from the original builder for $800 in 2015
$400 or best offer
Located in Madison, WI
Great for taking friends and family out for a ride
Class A Skeeter
One set of runners already ground down flat to .280 thick
2 Brand new North Sails last year (1 All purpose and 1 Flat / Heavy Air).
Full envelope travel cover as well as cockpit cover for the pits.
3 Practice sails
26 Ft. Mast which seems to provide plenty of power.
22 Ft Plank.
Original boat built by Dan Clapp.
Only reason I am looking to sell is to move into a different boat for the 2019 Skeeter sailing season.
If you ever though about sailing one of these boats, now is the time!
Great boat – Great price! $18,000. Located in Pewaukee, WI.
Contact Mark Isabell @ 262 347-1685
Hamrak DN M-53
The complete program, almost new, top racing rig is for sale. 8th place on the recent worlds gold cup 2019. It contains:
1 Hull Peter Burczinsky built 2014 with cover, sailed 3 races- 3500 USD
1 Plank ICEwise 2018 S-glass prepreg, ash core with Alu Zakrewsky Chocks – 1500 USD
1 Mast ICEwise Full Carbon 2018 double rope halyard – 2500 USD
3 ICEwise Sails 2018 Light, Medium, Heavy with skinny Full Carbon battens each 750 USD, – total 2250 USD
1 Insert Runner set max long 440C in Icewise Carbon Body, 2 sides and one front – 1750 USD
1 Wires 400 USD
1 Boom Forstmann 2014 Triangle section with Harken blocks. 700 USD
Total value: 13,600.- USD
On Sale for: 12,000 USD (Only for the complete program, partially for the above prices)
Also for sale:
-Type 60 new Icewise Hamrak mast for 85-90 kg skipper for 2900$
-Insert runners 1 pair Stellit, long, icewise carbon body for 2700$.
-Plates short, Stellit, 3 piece, for 2100$.
Email me on interest: email@example.com
ICEWISE DN mast for sale
#50, all carbon, includes bag, halyard, base and socket, tang-style shroud attachment and spreader bar hound fitting.
Contact T to take a look- 401 258 6230, firstname.lastname@example.org, or look for DN US 5224 on the ice!
All carbon CSI rig for sale-
Includes halyard, base, thrust bearing.
Has hound fitting for t-ball style hound/spreader bar.
Contact T at 401 258 6230, email@example.com or find me on the ice in DN US 5224!
Complete and easy to set up! Mast, plank, runners, and sail all in working condition.
Asking $1,200 or BO.
Located in Rochester NY.
Call Cory 585-703-2142
Ice Optimist hull (no rigging, no hardware), unfinished.
hanson27_jamie AT yahoo.com
A bunch of old ice boat runners, some stern steerer and some just wall hangers. Old DN runner planks without chocks and some old DN hardware.
Any offer will be accepted, they have to go.
Located in Manitowoc County, WI.
Phone 920 793 2418
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 firstname.lastname@example.org / taliesinbatten.com
DN sailor Jeff Kent’s company, 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 New Jersey
Henry Bossett, a former DN World champion, has years of experience designing and building sails for all types of iceboats.
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. With the addition of Jim Gluek the Melges Team is now fully geared toward being able to service your iceboating needs. Jim is an excellent ice boater with the eagerness to help customers enjoy the sport further. His expertise in sailmaking is a wonderful addition to the Melges Team.”
262-275-9728 ask for Jim Gluek, Harry Melges, Andy Burdick or Charlie Harrett.
DIRECT LINE: JIM GLUEK:
262-227-6686 / email@example.com
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
Since 1951, Sarns hardware has been a major supplier of ice boat hardware including Sarns runners.
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