Boats and items that have been confirmed as sold.
Antioch IL $250
SOLD! Nite #434
Located in Oconomowoc.
Included – trailer, sail, mast, boom and runners, Boat/mast/boom and sail covers.
Always stored indoors. In great shape.
SOLD! Arrow Iceboat.
Check out the video: https://youtu.be/xmJYy_GnuQQ Great for one person or two. Newer sail, custom cover to use with or without the boat rigged. Trailer with working lights included. Custom padded cockpit seat. All hardware and tools to install runners and plank included. Aluminum mast and boom.. Need to sell, no reasonable offer refused. Runners sharpened and correctly aligned. This Arrow iceboat is ready for sailing. Sail cover included. Reply by instant messaging or phone only if serious. Will be at Swap Meet in Madison if not sold by then.
SOLD! Nite. Compete package. Excellent condition! With trailer!
Near Silver Lake, WI
SOLD! Renegade Number 280. Very nice shape, quality parts and build, racing sail, will have out sailing on first ice. Madison Wi.
$4000.00 without trailer
$4500.00 with trailer
1. 18.5 ‘ x 5.5 ” x 1”
1. 18’ x 6” x 1”
SOLD! Wolfe (Canada) built DN to tall skipper (+6’) w/ cover. New ash runner plank (+200# skipper) and dual front chock spring (Composite Concepts). Quantum F01 race sail, excellent condition w/cover. Composite Concepts fiberglass mast w/ cover. Complete set of runners w/ Boston Doyle runner bag. Two sets of shrouds w/ hardware backpack. Fast & light DN, always stored in a heated basement.
SOLD! 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.
SOLD! Nite #181
Full covers for boat and all parts
2 Sets of runners
Runner sharpening fixture
SOLD! Iceboat trailer set up for a Nite. Trailer condition is good, newer tires, rims, spare, lights and trailer jack. Large storage tube for sails and boom, small wood box for runners or tools. Trailer accommodates boat, plank and mast.
Green Bay, WI
SOLD! Two DN sails for sale
Boston F01 $550
North ABSS $550
Both in great shape with rat battens
SOLD! Skeeter runners:
2 5′ side runners
1 42″ front runner
SOLD! DN. Great racing record or just day sailing, minimum weight on hull, plank and mast newer sail with 3/16”x36” inserts covers for everything and extra tiller and aluminum boom.
Sold! 26′ Skeeter mast
SOLD! 26′ Skeeter spar
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: https://www.flickr.com/photos/johnarey/albums/72157714158938948
SOLD! DN from Michigan, built in early 1990’s. Doyle Sail in beautiful condition. Wood boom, fiberglass composite competition mast. Plank for ~185 lbs. 3 Sets of Runners in rust free, excellent condition. Sarns bullnose plate runner, all 3 (1 fwd steering, 2 aft). One Low profile steering/front runner. Two aft stainless steel 1/8″ runners. Two aft stiffened long runners. Wood telescoping tiller. Optional custom trailer available for $500.00 CDN
Asking Price is $3000.00 CDN
SOLD! Two Class A Skeeters with fully furbished road ready trailer. INSTIGATOR was built and campaigned by Jay Yaeso. The other bubble boat was built by Pete Rochelle in conjunction with Tom Nichols. The latter boat was modified with a fastback design and a Yaeso carbon fiber mast as well. Both boats have full racing sail plans x3 and two sets of runners each. These boat have both had top finishes in the ISAs. The “red” trailer with both skeeters is located in New Jersey.
Both boats plus trailer $30,000.
SOLD! DN. Great way to get into iceboating or for recreational sailing. Completely refurbished with new stainless rigging, updated tiller, mainsheet and tune up of all moving parts.
SOLD! One set of Sarns NITE or DN runners for sale,
Will be at swap meet in Madison on Oct 31.
SOLD! Arrow iceboat in nice condition for sale in Madison WI. Springboard added (removable if desired). Comes with padded full carpeted cockpit liner and seat cushion, two sails (one original class legal white sail and one not class legal, which is black Dacron) a Sunbrella sail bag, a full custom Sunbrella boat cover (mast up or down) and a couple of helmets if desired. No trailer included. A comfortable two-place side by side touring boat but we’re getting old, so it’s time to pass it on to a younger generation. $1,500
SOLD! Delavan, WI
Two seater Nite Ice Boat, sail # 252 (1983), located in Delavan, WI.
Rarely sailed. Stored indoors. Sail, mast, boom, and runners.
SOLD! Hobby DN Iceboat
(2) sets of runners, Hard Ice (Steel) and “Slush” wood runners- Angle Irons
Boston Sail, no holes or windows
Wooden Plank, Aluminum Chocks
Wooden Hull, vintage 70’s, fair to good shape
Stainless hardware for the most part, Halyards, Harken blocks and pulleys
Complete boat ready for some minor paint work to sail or use as-is
$550 or offer,
“Hobby” listed because you won’t win any worlds with it but you CAN have a lot of fun for little money!
SOLD! 1930s vintage Skeeter built by my dad. Has been in storage since 1952. Includes runners and plank but no mast or sail.
16′ in length, 17″ tall, and 28″ wide.
Must sell. All reasonable offers considered, cash only.
SOLD! Nite 422 – Great Condition
Trailer with new wheels
Located near Madison, WI
SOLD! Nite 160
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.
SOLD! DN C2Concepts Mast – $1100
North/Boston – FO-1 – $550
Quantum/JD-1 – $550
Located – Chicago
SOLD! High-end DN program.
Kent CSI Balsa/Glass hull – bullet strong
Carbon CSI bow tang – best available
SS bow chock – Wire EDM, strong and attractive.
Original Ti adjustable step – My design copied my some guy in WI. My step pin is titanium
Ti “Team PISS” hull plates
Harken T-track deck block assembly – Best available
2 planks with Jablonski chocks. One Ash, one Birch – Very nice 180# skipper.
CC mast, Ugly Stick for 180# skipper – Excellent shape.
2 sails, Quantum JD Speed, North F01, – Great condition.
Custom wood boom with Harken blocks – Highly functional.
Runners, World class inserts, plates & angles – Talk to me
Covers for everything
NA Gold fleet, 3rd, 5th, 8th
4-Lakes Grand Slam 1st
Boxes of regional top 10…
$6200 OBO no runners, (Let’s negotiate. Runners are world class)
SOLD DN: Restored 60’s era (said previous owner) sail number #1353 ready to go sailing this weekend!
Sitka Spruce plank and mast, Newer Shore sail and older Boston sail.
One set of Sarns-type stainless runners.
SOLD! Grizzly model G1531 iceboat runner sharpener – adjustable edge angle uses 4×80 inch belt – will easily sharpen and profile 36 inch slots.
SOLD! 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.
SOLD! Currently located in northern WI, this Nite (#104 built by S&R Marine), was sailed in December 2020 on Crab Lake. All parts are in good condition. Sail and hull covers, extra racing seat plus chocks. Always stored indoors. No trailer however, if not sold beforehand, I do plan to transport the boat to Oconomowoc WI.
shipped to your door from Muskegon Michigan.
SOLD! “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.
SOLD! 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.
SOLD! Nite #373 for sale, built in the 1980’s
Hull is in like new condition, never painter, repaired or left in the weather.
3 pristine, clean, crisp sails. Sails have had minimal use.
2 sets of cockpit cushions.
Extra set of new stays.
2 Jofa helmuts.
Sarns runner sharpening jig.
Ice screw and 3 horses.
Padded runner carrier.
Trailer with new spare tire.
SOLD! Nite in Montana
The boat is “STORMIN” which came from Michigan, and now lives in Montana (Bozeman). It’s in good condition. Includes full set of covers, a Nite sail, straight mast, and full set of cockpit cushions. Runners not included; no trailer. Its been fun – selling because I have too many boats; downsizing! Always stored indoors.
SOLD! Class-A Skeeter with trailer and full covers. Good, solid iceboat.
Clear Lake, Iowa
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
SOLD! Race-ready US DN 5397
Hull custom built for 145-lb skipper at Nordhaus Boatwerks in 2007.
Restored, refinished hull and new tiller courtesy Team Minnesota in 2019.
Three Ron Sherry insert runners (two 3/16″ sides and low profile steering).
Bob Rast “Twizzler” mast and mast bag.
Dariusz Kardas masthound
Stays and bag
Baltic birch and ash plank
Dave’s Machining chocks
Harken adjustable blocks
North Sails F01 and bag
Boat cover, ice screw, setup hardware, sharpening stones.
2 Older DN ice boats in good condition.
(1) Traditional and (1) Banjo.
Newer Sails, 2 sets of runners (Insert & Plate) for both boats, wood masts and booms. Sarns hardware.
Ready to go with 4 year old custom, all aluminum trailer for hauling and storage. Lightweight enough to roll out on the ice.
Blue boat $1,800
Green boat $1200
Trailer not available until both boats are sold then ($3000) or $4900 for the whole package.
Traverse City, MI
This boat is the boat you’re looking for if you want to win now. The boat is tuned and comes with the special parts necessary to win at the top level.
Sitka mast shaped by Dick Slates
Plank and spring board by Terry Erwin
Plank by Peter Slocum
Inland AP sail
North heavy air sail
Extensive batten collection
2 sets of runners
2 place Trailer with box (3 sail capacity) and self-loading system
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.
“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.
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.
Nite Iceboat #126 with 1 yr old use on trailer
Complete rigging with 3 horses. New stays.
Two side runners, one steering runner.
Very good condition. Sail intact very good condition. Cockpit cushion has slight tear.
Always stored inside, has canvas cover. It’s a great boat and we have many exciting and fond sailing memories!
Located in Lake Geneva, WI.
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.
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
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 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