Tim Woodhouse

Tim Woodhouse and Ain Vild

Tim Woodhouse

The iceboating community sends our condolences to the family of Tim Woodhouse who passed away Monday, August 31 after a long illness. He was highly regarded and had an impressive regatta record.

Tim won the DN Worlds in 1974 in Zergrze, Poland, was third in 1975 in Saginaw, Michigan, and 4th in 1981 in Hamilton Bay, Ontario. He won the DN North American championship in 1970 (He was 16 years old at the time!!) on Lake St. Clair in Michigan, 1973 in Sodus Bay, New York, 1974 in Hamilton Harbor, Canada, and placed 3rd in 1977. He was the highest scoring junior in the DN North Americans in 1969, 1970, and 1971.

He was also a highly accomplished soft water sailor in all kinds of boats, and an owner of Hood Sails.

For more reflections on the man see Ron Sherry’s tribute on his website, http://www.iceboatracing.com/

And another at http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2015/09/03/eight-bells-tim-woodhouse/

Fair Winds And Black Ice, Woody!

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