In reply to Ben Raynes. Ben, brand new myself…welcome! I came into possession of a vintage DN (~1960’s?) this year and restored it this spring. I had to pick it up in Pennsylvania (I live just outside of Worcester MA). Didn’t come with a trailer; after doing some research on sizes and weights, I decided that I could use my Thule cartop kayak carrier mounted […]
I’m new to the sport and I’m looking forward to joining other sailors this coming season and learning more. Can anyone give me some advice on appropriate trailers or how best to cartop or transport a DN to meet-ups. As I said… I’m new to the sport. Starting from zero. Any advice is appreciated.
Camp Kieve has offered us the use of their big deck overlooking Damariscotts Lake, so we will hold a small meeting there on Sunday October 25, the day after the NEIYA meet. It is weather contingent, of course, so we’ll … Continue reading →
New post on New England Ice Yacht Association In these uncertain times, I am happy to announce that we are going forward with our annual Event. It will be a little different this year but the iceboating spirit will prevail. … Continue reading →
Pocket Skeeter, built spring 2020. Brand new RKR composite mast, full power sail, Sarns bullnose plate runners. Fresh paint job, wheels not included. Easily cartoppable. Warm and comfortable. $3800.oo Located Camden, ME. Call Bill: 207-975-6980
I saw David Ross’ note and since I was referenced I thought I’d better reply …. I too have joined the old F___s club and am waiting on two knee replacements to boot, so I only look like I’m trying … Continue reading →
NEIYA Secretary Karen Binder has this to offer, followed below by Warren Nethercote. I could be flippant but I’ll be serious: I think giving some older folks a bit of a head start could work at local smaller regattas. But … Continue reading →
DN Trailer. 14-foot long box that is water and airtight. Built by Bob S. Has two gas struts that hold lid open. Very well made. I added drip rails on 4 sides and glassed the top. Trailer has new wheels, tires and bearings. Lights work. Set up for 1 boat, pretty sure 2 would fit. Mast tube. Has 3-foot high NEIYA letters on the lid. Hate to sell but fell in lo […]
DN sail and runners for sale: – 1 Full-Speed 1D sail with carbon battens in very good condition- $500 – 1 Hamrak Icewise Front insert runner with european steel blade 30″x3/16″ with teflon coating (black), carbon molded body, in perfect condition (USD 500$) – 1 Kardas Front insert runner 440C 30″x3/16″, carbon molded body, used 2 seasons and in perfect condi […]
Miscellaneous DN Items For Sale – Will send photos on request. Sarns hardware – New, never used, complete set of hardware for fuselage, (complete except no mainsheet blocks or Harken DN adapter for tiller post). All bobstay parts, steering components, plank upper plates and mast step parts. Selling as a set $450. Mast parts – Sarns side stay adjusters + fast […]
DN For Sale Complete boat, Sitka and marine plywood, all varnish, ready to sail, fuselage is 49 lbs. Sarns bullnose runners, Shore sail, S-glass mast, Sitka boom, all Ash strip plank w/ S-glass reinforcement, tapered mainsheet, all canvas covers. Boat is in very good condition and was very competitive. Asking $2,300. Pawcatuck, CT – just over the RI border a […]
Front Seat C Skeeter. Super comfortable and fast. Easy to manage DN mast with full hoist sail. Insert runners, airfoil section plank. Internal brake. Built 2016, very well sorted and ready to go. Second Place at the ISA. No trailer. $3500.oo or best offer. In Maine. Dave Godin email: David.Godin@jetblue.com
Skeeter For Sale 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 […]
Available for free is a Mead single seat skeeter hull and springboard. Bring your trailer to the swap meet and take it off my hands. It will need a little bit of work as there are some small holes forward but nothing substantial. LOA is 23’9” with the springboard.