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NEIYA Annual Event is ON For Sat. Oct 29th

With the overnight chill in the air, it’s nearly GO FAST time. Time to make ready for ice, blades, and speed. Go FAST ice time is coming and our annual meeting and banquette are on for Saturday, October 29th. We are once again returning to Thompson Motor Speedway in Thompson CT for a third and likely last time. The Venue is near Lake Chaubunagungamaug better known as Webster lake, because none but natives can pronounce it.

So GO FAST — Dig your gear out of the basement, garage, Attic, or wherever it has been stowed. Half my program has been summering in Newport and needs to come home soon. Put your craft(s) together on the hard. Check for worn and broken parts. I always forget to replace or fix something from last season and now’s the time to do it. Have extra parts, masts, sails, blades, full program etc? Lighten your load and help someone else GO FASTer. Put them up for sale in our classified section (instructions below).

The NEIYA annual meeting has been going on for decades. Come out for the camaraderie, tales of spirited competition, and fellowship. Come out and welcome the upcoming 2023 Season. Experienced, novice or newbie all are welcome and encouraged to attend. Always about dreamed iceboating? This event is designed with you in mind. Don’t miss this GO FAST opportunity.

Come join your fellow NEIYA members and interested individuals
When: Saturday, October 29th, 10:00am
Where: Thompson Speedway Golf Course, 205 E Thompson Rd, Thompson, CT 06277 https://goo.gl/maps/DbGpTekm4ZLNnV8n7

  • There will be door prizes and giveaways for all
  • Swap Meet and outside gathering lower parking lot pre-list your items on the NEIYA classifieds
  • Like last year, there will be a land sailor or two set up in the parking lot.

We need a head count for lunch and now’s a perfect time to reserve your lunch and your 2023 season dues. Hey, whether you are coming or not please pay dues for the upcoming season.

Description Price  
2023 Membership $30
2023 Membership and Lunch $45
2023 Membership for one & Lunch x2 $60
Lunch Only $15
Mail in Form

 

The Fall Loring Event is schedule for next week. Loring AFB is the the premier Eastern venue Located in Limestone, Maine. Starting next week Tue 9/13 through Sun 18th featuring classes for BloKart’s and Not BloKarts aka “run what you brung” this includes several converted DNs (seek out Steve Duhamel of Northwind Iceboats for conversion parts designed in conjunction with Jeff Kent and Chad Atkins. Don’t have a craft buy a BloKart from BB our Northeast distributor (pop me an email for contact info) or show up we will get you out on the tarmac.

THINK ICE and let’s make it a great 2023 Season,

John Stanton
NEIYA, Commodore
DN5023
John@neiya.org

P.S. Reach out to me directly with any questions, comments, concerns, or thoughts.

P.P.S. Please pay your 2023 dues above we can’t keep doing what we do without you…

P.P.S. Old classified ads will be purged next week. If you have something that should stay up or modified ( this is a good time to adjust your price) let me know soon. To post a new ad go here https://theneiya.org/classifieds/
Sellers Instructions (If you really can’t figure it out, drop me a note)

  1. Enter a description of the item in the “Leave a Reply” box.
  2. MUST include either Email or Phone contact, Price, and Location or it will NOT be approved.
  3. All ads are moderated and will not post till approved. if you do not see your ad placed within 24 hours, email admin@neiya.org
  4. Want to include a picture? Add details as described above and email the image to admin@neiya.org
  5. Inform admin when an item sells so to it can be promptly removed.
  6. Ready To Post Your Ad? CLICK Here

Buyers Instructions

  1. The goal of this page is to put buyer and seller directly together and not clutter the classified area with chaff.
  2. Interested in an item? Contact the seller directly via posted email or phone.
  3. Responses like “is item still available” or “send more pictures” will not be approved for posting. just ask the seller.
  4. If sell does not respond within a reasonable time (give it a couple days) email admin@neiya.org who will reach out to seller. Sometimes the item is sold and the seller does not have it removed and just ignores inquiries.
  5. If you purchase an item let the admin know at admin@neiya.org in case the seller forgets to let us know..

Today’s The Day NEIYA Event Sat Oct 23th

Today is the day. No additional words are needed except for a call to get on the road.

See you at the NEIYA Annual Event

Be sure to haul out your extra gear and bring it down to the swap meet. Time to commit. Pay your dues.NOTE, you can use any credit card, not just PayPal. I am seeing payments coming through so you are in good company.

Here is a sneak peak for those that are curious

2021 Annual Swap/Event Agenda
Dedicated to Leo Healy

  • 10:00 Official Event Opener
    • Karen Binder – Registration / Check in
  • 11:15 Safety Demo with Jay Whitehair
    • How to Properly deploy Throw Rope
    • Proper line repack and care
    • Sailing into a hole a first hand account
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 1:30 Meeting Is Called to order
    John Stanton – Intro words “Remembering where we come”
  • Karen Binder – Submission of last years minutes
  • Bob Haag – Treasurer’s Report
  • Eben Whitcomb – Nominating Committee recommendations and election of officers for the 2022 season
  • COMMIT TO VOLUNTEER
  • “T” James Thieler– Race Committee Report
  • Charles Silfvenius / Bill Buchholz Hardway Report
  • Chad Atkins – IDNIYRA update
  • Bill Buchholz – New England Landsailing Update
  • John Stanton– Announcing The first ever Club Historian Because he knows where the bodies are buried Stephen Madden has agreed to serve the NEIYA in a new capacity.
  • T  and John – Schedule of Events
    • Racing schedule
    • Off ice prep till we sail Three Events
      • Southern CT @ Landfall
      • MA Boston Area Location TBD
      • NH Sunapee area Location TBD
  • New Business
  • 3:15pm Cal to adjourn…

Come join your fellow NEIYA members and interested individuals
When: Saturday, October 23th, 10:00 am
Where: Thompson Speedway Golf Course, 205 E Thompson Rd, Thompson, CT 06277 https://goo.gl/maps/DbGpTekm4ZLNnV8n7

  • There will be door prizes and giveaways for all
  • Swap Meet and outside gathering lower parking lot pre-list your items on the NEIYA classifieds
  • VC Jay Whitehair will conduct a hands-on throw bag rescue demonstration. It looks easy but someone’s life may rest in your hands so make sure you do it right.
  • Lunch and meeting inside and accommodations can be made for outside eating if anyone prefers.
  • The golf facilities will be open and if the practice greens are not aerated we could have a casual putting competition. Most of us are sailors, not golfers but we are talking bragging rights. Bring your sticks and a sleeve of balls.
  • There will be a land sailor or two set up and Jeff Kent is bringing his DN Landsailing converter kit, the same rig that tore up the tarmac at Loring in September and generated a lot of internet buzz. If the wind cooperates a demo will occur.
  • There may also be some amateur track events going on to watch.
  • Even though the Covid risks have leveled off, we do ask that everyone follow the prescribed state and federal protocol. It’s about being sure everyone is comfortable and safe and not politics.

Description Price  
2022 Membership $30
Mail in Form

 

Time to crawl out of your covid shell and get ready for the 2022 season.

THINK ICE and let’s make it a great 2022 Season,

John Stanton
NEIYA, Commodore
DN5023
John@neiya.org

P.S. If anyone has any questions, comments, concerns or thought please contact me directly.

P.P.S. We will be moving our meeting venue next year and we are looking to put together a committee to find the best location. If you have any ideas and would like to help plan next year’s meeting please chime in.


Don’t Lose Out on Lunch @ NEIYA Event Sat Oct 23th

If you have not reserved your lunch by paying online or dropping me an email (john@neiya.org) you may end up with an empty bowl and a growling belly. Still on the fence? We promise that this will be far better than the usual gruel you might get while on the road. Reserve your luncheon plate by paying for or letting us know you are coming. We made it easy to pay for your membership online at the same time. Payment options are below. You can check out via credit card or PayPal if you choose.

I’m Looking forward to seeing everyone this Saturday. Classified items have been coming in. Check out what is already be there or post your items for sale.

Be sure to haul out your extra gear and bring it down to the swap meet. Time to commit. Pay your dues and or buy your lunch. We need to lock in our luncheon headcount. We don’t want to turn anyone away so commit today by paying online. NOTE, you can use any credit card, not just PayPal. I am seeing payments coming through so you are in good company.

If you have some aversion to paying online we of course will accept payment on-site but please email me directly with your intent to come. John@neiya.org so we can plan. Doing so will make Treasurer Bob Haag’s life easier and ease the burden on Karen our Secretary at check-in.

Come join your fellow NEIYA members and interested individuals
When: Saturday, October 23th, 10:00 am
Where: Thompson Speedway Golf Course, 205 E Thompson Rd, Thompson, CT 06277 https://goo.gl/maps/DbGpTekm4ZLNnV8n7

  • There will be door prizes and giveaways for all
  • Swap Meet and outside gathering lower parking lot pre-list your items on the NEIYA classifieds
  • VC Jay Whitehair will conduct a hands-on throw bag rescue demonstration. It looks easy but someone’s life may rest in your hands so make sure you do it right.
  • Lunch and meeting inside and accommodations can be made for outside eating if anyone prefers.
  • The golf facilities will be open and if the practice greens are not aerated we could have a casual putting competition. Most of us are sailors, not golfers but we are talking bragging rights. Bring your sticks and a sleeve of balls.
  • There will be a land sailor or two set up and Jeff Kent is bringing his DN Landsailing converter kit, the same rig that tore up the tarmac at Loring in September and generated a lot of internet buzz. If the wind cooperates a demo will occur.
  • There may also be some amateur track events going on to watch.
  • Even though the Covid risks have leveled off, we do ask that everyone follow the prescribed state and federal protocol. It’s about being sure everyone is comfortable and safe and not politics.

Description Price  
2022 Membership $30
2022 Membership and Lunch $45
2022 Membership for one & Lunch x2 $60
Lunch Only $15
Mail in Form

 

Time to crawl out of your covid shell and get ready for the 2022 season.

THINK ICE and let’s make it a great 2022 Season,

John Stanton
NEIYA, Commodore
DN5023
John@neiya.org

P.S. If anyone has any questions, comments, concerns or thought please contact me directly.

P.P.S. We will be moving our meeting venue next year and we are looking to put together a committee to find the best location. If you have any ideas and would like to help plan next year’s meeting please chime in.


One Week Till The NEIYA Annual Event Sat Oct 23th

Just a week to go till our annual event. This year’s event is dedicated to Leo Healy who as most of you know was one of our founding members and continued to contribute throughout his life. Leo’s signature phrase “Remember there is always thin ice someplace” will forever resonate.

Be sure to haul out your extra gear and bring it down to the swap meet. Time to commit. Pay your dues and or buy your lunch. We need to lock in our luncheon headcount. We don’t want to turn anyone away so commit today by paying online. NOTE, you can use any credit card, not just PayPal. I am seeing payments coming through so you are in good company.

If you have some aversion to paying online we of course will accept payment on-site but please email me directly with your intent to come. John@neiya.org so we can plan. Doing so will make Treasurer Bob Haag’s life easier and ease the burden on Karen our Secretary at check-in.

Come join your fellow NEIYA members and interested individuals
When: Saturday, October 23th, 10:00 am
Where: Thompson Speedway Golf Course, 205 E Thompson Rd, Thompson, CT 06277 https://goo.gl/maps/DbGpTekm4ZLNnV8n7

  • There will be door prizes and giveaways for all
  • Swap Meet and outside gathering lower parking lot pre-list your items on the NEIYA classifieds
  • VC Jay Whitehair will conduct a hands-on throw bag rescue demonstration. It looks easy but someone’s life may rest in your hands so make sure you do it right.
  • Lunch and meeting inside and accommodations can be made for outside eating if anyone prefers.
  • The golf facilities will be open and if the practice greens are not aerated we could have a casual putting competition. Most of us are sailors, not golfers but we are talking bragging rights. Bring your sticks and a sleeve of balls.
  • There will be a land sailor or two set up and Jeff Kent is bringing his DN Landsailing converter kit, the same rig that tore up the tarmac at Loring in September and generated a lot of internet buzz. If the wind cooperates a demo will occur.
  • There may also be some amateur track events going on to watch.
  • Even though the Covid risks have leveled off, we do ask that everyone follow the prescribed state and federal protocol. It’s about being sure everyone is comfortable and safe and not politics.

Description Price  
2022 Membership $30
2022 Membership and Lunch $45
2022 Membership for one & Lunch x2 $60
Lunch Only $15
Mail in Form

 

Time to crawl out of your covid shell and get ready for the 2022 season.

THINK ICE and let’s make it a great 2022 Season,

John Stanton
NEIYA, Commodore
DN5023
John@neiya.org

P.S. If anyone has any questions, comments, concerns or thought please contact me directly.

P.P.S. We will be moving our meeting venue next year and we are looking to put together a committee to find the best location. If you have any ideas and would like to help plan next year’s meeting please chime in.


NEIYA Annual Event is ON For Oct 23th

Go fast ice time is coming and our annual meeting and banquette is on for Saturday October 23rd. What more fitting place for speed seekers than a race track? The NEIYA is made up of the people and the history we share, camaraderie, fellowship, spirited competition, and sailing together. Come out and welcome in the upcoming 2022 Season. The NEIYA annual meeting has been going on for four decades. It is a gather of new and experienced ice boaters, a great place to buy or sell equipment and catch up with old friends and make new one.

Come join your fellow NEIYA members and interested individuals
When: Saturday, October 23th, 10:00am
Where: Thompson Speedway Golf Course, 205 E Thompson Rd, Thompson, CT 06277 https://goo.gl/maps/DbGpTekm4ZLNnV8n7

  • There will be door prizes and giveaways for all
  • Swap Meet and outside gathering lower parking lot pre-list your items on the NEIYA classifieds
  • Lunch and meeting inside and accommodations can be made for outside eating if anyone prefers.
  • The golf facilities will be open and if the practice greens are not aerated we could have a casual putting competition. Most of us are sailors, not golfers but we are talking bragging rights. Bring your sticks and a sleeve of balls.
  • There may be a land sailor or two set up in the parking lot and if the wind cooperates a demo will occur.
  • There may also be some amateur track events going on to watch.
  • Even though the Covid risks have leveled off, we do ask that everyone follow the prescribed state and federal protocol. It’s about being sure everyone is comfortable and safe and not politics.

We need a headcount for lunch and now’s a perfect time to reserve your lunch and your 2022 season dues.

Description Price  
2021 Membership $30
2021 Membership and Lunch $45
2021 Membership for one & Lunch x2 $60
Lunch Only $15
Mail in Form

 

THINK ICE and let’s make it a great 2022 Season,

John Stanton
NEIYA, Commodore
DN5023
John@neiya.org

P.S. If anyone has any questions, comments, concerns or thought please contact me directly.

P.P.S. We will be moving our meeting venue next year and we are looking to put together a committee to find the best location. If you have any ideas and would like to help plan next years meeting please chime in.