I’m an experienced (re: old) sailor that just obtained a “vintage” DN. Spruce mast/boom, plywood hull, “Kenneth A Nelson” sail. The sail number is “2013”. Wondering if anyone could hazard a guess for the boat’s age based upon the sail number? The boat has been unused for over 10 years but appears complete shy a broken top batten (anyone have a spare?). The b […]
Hi! My name is Reid and I’m a freshman on the Northeastern University sailing team. I’m from California where there is no ice sailing, and since moving out here for college, I’ve always wanted to try it. I could drive out to Quaboag Pond tomorrow (2/17). Is there anyone who could show me the ropes and let me use a boat for a little while?
In reply to capcass. The reports from yesterday were not complete and must be scouted more thoroughly. It really needs a few days of below freezing to seal things up. We are getting that but it has only been 24 hrs. Frankly, I am cautiously optimistic but at this time can not recommend traveling any distance. Let’s see Maybe Monday. John
Once upon a time on an un-named frozen lake on a fine spring day, a good sailor bore away in a puff. Unbeknownst to him, just to leeward was a long lead of fresh, clear, soft water. Into it he … Continue reading →
Today from Denis Guertin: “Yesterday night, I heard that Lake St-Francois was mixed slush and very thin wet snow. Forecast for the night was 27 deg. and 10 mph NE wind in the morning. So I made a late decision … Continue reading →
NEWS FLASH FROM DENIS GUERTIN: Lac St. Francois, Lampton, Quebec. Sunday March 29. “Weather forecast is not an exact science! Before going to bed yesterday night, I checked the short term forecast. No more freezing expected, no more early wind, … Continue reading →
As we watch little waves lap the muddy shores of our beloved lakes, there’s a different story up north. It seems that the Fat Lady was stopped at the border and could not get into Quebec. Denis Guertin has this … Continue reading →
Will swap DN in a very nice trailer for a Megabyte soft water boat. DN built by Austin of Morris CT in 73. Ready to sail. Trailer built by Bob S, with added glass lid and club logo. Plus or minus cash depending on condition, dolly, trailer.
medium width wedge DN fuselage no hardware- $375 DN plank (no holes drilled) no hardware- $175 Sarns or Hamel chocks-$225 DN sail with battens- $550 2- C2 composite masts Contact: Chad Atkins email@example.com
J14 #20 @ Bay Shore, Long Island CALL Peter @ (631) 665-0230 >Doyal Main & Bosset Stormsail >Side Car by Mike Acebo >Mast,Boom,Runners, +Covers >Boat Cover & Cockpit Cushions by Mills Sails >Rear Wheels for easy movment Asking $4,750 now $3750
In reply to Dean Williams. Dean it’s Jim Gervolino again. What is a electric ice traction motor? Jim, good question. It is a geared-down electric motor that drives a pointy-tooth sprocket that can be lowered onto the ice from the center of the boat to propel it in case you are stranded or becalmed way out on some lonely lake. I never tried it but I liked the […]
2019/2020 North DN sails APP and Max Power for sale used to 3rd at NA’s Sherry fiberglass Whip mast- $800 Custom 30″ Plates (3)- $475 DN storm sail DN side boards pre-bent with some sarns hardware available DN Plank Blanks unshaped DN Planks with chocks sarns/hammel Other DN equipment available Contact: Chad Atkins firstname.lastname@example.org Equipment in RI […]