From the NW Section of New England

John Pepper sends over this short Lockley Skimmer video from Bantam Lake. The pilot, Alex, is new to the iceboat game but he is hooked for sure.

Most iceboat attention goes towards the DN the largest class and the E Class Skeeter the fastest crafts out there. As most of us know there are many other types of crafts out there.

Next time you are in the pit take a look around and see what other classes or one-offs you see.

To help can we get a volunteer to write up details on the Lockley. Maybe someone from Long Island?

We have another thaw and rain cycle to get through in the next couple of days. This should complete the Zamboni process from a few days ago. Stay tuned.

Think Ice,

John
DN5023
John@neiya.org

2 responses

  1. Commodore John Stanton

    My apologies to the people in Litchfield Count CT. Bantam is in SW CT but rather the NW.

    02/16/2022 at 1:10 pm

  2. Scott Ames

    Thanks for the shout out to us Skimmer45 riders/newbies to the sport! There are 3 of us riding Lake Monomonac and Pool Pond in SW NH and having a blast sailing and watching all the DNs.

    02/16/2022 at 12:15 pm