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The NEIYA Swap Meet Is Just a Week Away

Do not forget. The New England Ice Yacht Association’s annual gathering is just a week away. Come out and see old friends, and make new ones. Buy some old gear or new stuff, regardless it will be new to you.

October 28th,
Knights of Columbus Hall

17 Willow St, Westborough, MA  01581.
Swap meet starts at 9AM in the parking lot, lunch at meeting starts at noon in the hall. There will be great door prizes.

Please take a moment and pay your dues and lunch.

Description Price
2018 Membership $30

2018 Membership and Lunch $45

2018 Membership for one & Lunch x2 $60

Lunch Only $15

See you there,

John
DN5023

 

Swap Meets All Around- SOON!

Hey Folks- there’s a few iceboat swap meets going on over the next few weeks- NEIYA is smack in the middle of all of them on October 28 but if you are west or even south of New England there’s a meet for you! Hope to see everyone at at least one….

Think ICE.

If you are looking to kick the tires on an iceboat, acquire some new components, or learn about the sport of ice sailing, make plans to attend one of the upcoming iceboat swap meets across the country. Expand your ice sailing network, spend a few hours getting to know more about sailing iceboats in your area.

MICHIGAN: Western Michigan Iceboat Swap Meet, November 3-4, 2017 at the Muskegon Yacht Club, 3198 Edgewater St, Muskegon, MI. More information.

MINNESOTA: Ice Boat Swap Meet on November 4, 2017, from 10 AM – 12 PM at Sailcrafters 7450 Oxford St., Saint Louis Park, Minnesota 55426. More information.

NEW ENGLAND: New England Ice Yachting Association Swap Meet, October 28 9 AM, Knights of Columbus Hall, 17 Willow St, Westborough, MA. More information.

NEW YORK: Lake Ronkonkoma Ice Boat Yacht Club, December 9th, from 1 PM – 4 PM at Weeks Yacht Yard, 10 Riverview Ct, Patchogue, NY. More information.

WISCONSIN: Skeeter Iceboat Club Swap Meet on November 5, 2017 from 9 AM – 12 PM at Lucke’s Cantina
220 N. Elkhorn Rd. (WI Hwy 67), Williams Bay, WI. More information.

http://na.idniyra.org/2017/10/12/fall-iceboat-swap-meets/

It’s on! Annual Meeting, Swap & Lunch Saturday 10/28/17

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All NEIYA members, iceboaters and anyone with any interest in iceboating,

The fall meeting and swap meet has been scheduled for October 28th, and once again at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 17 Willow St, Westborough, MA  01581.

Swap meet starts at 9AM in the parking lot, lunch at meeting starts at noon in the hall. There will be great door prizes

Put it on your calendars folks! Start digging out all the gear you want to sell or trade and start making a list of anything you’d like to bring up at the meeting.

Please pay your dues and lunch online today. Don’t worry you do not have to have PayPal, any credit/debit card will do. Lunch is a club subsidized $15 this year. Our treasurer Bob Haag would appreciate online payment or at least let him know (treasurer@neiya.org) you’re coming for an accurate head count. There will be plenty of Swedish meatballs.

Description Price
2018 Membership $30
2018 Membership and Lunch $45
2018 Membership for one & Lunch x2 $60
Lunch Only $15


If you have any extra gear be sure to list it in the classified section and drag it to the swap meet. Your old gear will make someone very happy.

Stay tuned for more info-  Looking forward to seeing everyone.

Think Ice and see at the Meeting

John Stanton
DN5023

NEIYA, Vice Commodore

Congrats To Henry Bossett!

Longtime DN Campaigner Henry Bossett has hung up his scissors after 42 years in the biz. Well done sir!
Check out this summary of his sailing and sailmaking career here- Worth the read!

https://northsails.com/sailing/en/loft-news/henry-bossett-retires-after-42-years-of-sailmaking

Happy 50th Birthday to Iceboating In Poland!

Hello All- It’s not news to anyone that the Polish sailors do VERY well on the DN circuit- they have certainly set the standard over the last few decades-

Take a look at how it all got started here- click and learn!

And congrats to all the Polish team that have done so well for so long!

http://na.idniyra.org/2017/10/09/poland-celebrates-50-years-of-dn-sailing/

Regatta Locations….

Now THIS is cool- It’s hard to know where regattas WILL be but now it’s easy to see where they were thanks to this nifty map of regatta sites and dates from the past.

Check it out, take a stroll down memory lane. And see if the DN NA’s were really held on Bantam Lake???

Click and enjoy….
http://na.idniyra.org/2017/10/03/idniyra-continental-regatta-history/

ICE SAILING AND THE OLYMPICS

Ever wondered or been asked why iceboating isn’t in the Olympics? Find some answers here….

Why Ice Sailing is not an Olympic Sport >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Why Ice Sailing is not an Olympic Sport >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

by Deb Whitehorse, NA IDNIYRA Secretary On February 25, the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics will ta…

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