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 on: February 17, 2022, 05:31:56 PM 
Started by T Thieler US 5224 - Last post by T Thieler US 5224
Weekend Regatta Info-
OK Folks- The weather is going to make things interesting but you never know, we may just get lucky-

So the current plan is to scratch race Saturday, do the New England Champs on Sunday, and try to get the President’s Day Regatta done on Monday.

Winnipesaukee will be the place, launching out of Ellacoya State Park, just off Lake Shore Rd in Gilford, NH.

As ever, have an intimate knowledge of the Ice Yacht Racing Rules and be aware of the differences between them and regular soft water right of way rules. Click here for all: Rules & Safety – DN North America (idniyra.org)

Three or more boats of any class will have their own start, and a Vintage/Classic Award will be presented to the skipper with the best result in the most dated DN. The regatta chairman and a hand-picked secret cabal will decide the winner on the day, based on criteria far too esoteric to go into here…. So if you have an older DN don’t hesitate to come to the regatta!

All racers will also have to show proof of $300,000 liability insurance (usually tacked on to one’s homeowner’s policy).

If anyone wants to volunteer to help run races or keep score let me know at 401 258 6230. We can use all the help we can get…

It sounds like there is plenty of room on the lake so whether you want to race or cruise load up and come on out!

Lodging will be an issue due to the long weekend and February break from school so start looking now- Apologies for not being able to get a hotel with a group rate or anything- That said there will be rooms in the area somewhere….

Stay tuned to the NEIYA site for details and Think Ice- And don’t leave your slush/angle runners at home, you might need them….

T Thieler DN US 5224

 on: February 06, 2022, 12:38:34 PM 
Started by Steve Madden - Last post by Steve Madden
A set of 1/4" 440 SS Plate runners. (2) 30" side and (1) 26" steering 90 degrees. Designed and built by Jeff Kent. Fast and ready to race.
$1200. set
Steve Madden US4512

 on: December 09, 2021, 06:59:23 AM 
Started by T Thieler US 5224 - Last post by T Thieler US 5224
Single T-Runner for sale, 34" long, .20 thickness, hardwood body

$150 or best offer

Contact T. Thieler to take a look.

 on: December 02, 2021, 12:40:18 PM 
Started by Breizhglace - Last post by Breizhglace
 -440C Front steering insert - Sherry, carbon  - 500$
- 440C Front steering insert 2020 - Kardasz, carbon - 500$
 - a set of 2 minimum Ts, carbon sides - 600$


 on: November 29, 2021, 06:15:17 AM 
Started by MICHAEL - Last post by MICHAEL
Not sure how many still view this site, but here it is.


 on: November 23, 2021, 01:35:51 PM 
Started by Breizhglace - Last post by wnethercote
I am probably too late to stop you, but 1 3/4 inches deflection under your weight is the recommended standard deflection for a plank.  Why do you want to make it stiffer?  I may make your DN harder to sail, although some do like a twitchy boat.

 on: November 19, 2021, 08:54:22 PM 
Started by Breizhglace - Last post by Breizhglace
Thanks a lot Bob!

 on: November 15, 2021, 08:33:29 PM 
Started by Breizhglace - Last post by Bob Gray
It will probably stiffen it 3 or 4 pounds per inch.

 on: November 15, 2021, 09:43:53 AM 
Started by Breizhglace - Last post by Breizhglace
Hi group,
I apologize if the topic was already covered. (I know Warren was looking for the info a while back)

I would like to know how much stiffness is going to be added by wrapping fiberglass on the plank.

For now, I plan to wrap the entire plank, plus an additional 4 feet center section, with a 4" overlap in the bottom section.

Current deflection of the plank is 45 mm (1"3/4) with skippers weight

Thanks a lot,

 on: October 30, 2021, 06:55:32 AM 
Started by MICHAEL - Last post by MICHAEL
Great Western Challenge called ON !!!  Dec. 3-5 Best Ice in MN.  The Fun starts on Friday, always the best day.  It's time to get the whole gang back together.  Everyone is welcome.  We will keep posting updates here as they are available.
THINK ICE !!!!!!!1

Forecast for Thanksgiving in Ashby has 5 nights in a row of 8F. Could be a foot of ice on Christina and many other options!

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