DN Racing Rules Review

The DN racing season is soon upon us. Please take the time to review the rules on this website and then head over to DN Europe's website where you can test yourself on the rules of iceboat racing....

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NOR: 2018 Western Region Championship

Western Region Commodore Daniel Hearn has released the Notice of Race for the 2018 WR Championship. This is a perfect opportunity for those new to racing to give it a try. Please contact us for more information. The Western Region covers the states of Minnesota,...

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4 Proposals for the 2018 Annual Meeting

Four proposals have been submitted for discussion and vote at the annual meeting of the IDNIYRA which will be held during the week of the North American Championship. Click on the link below to review the proposals. Proposal 1: Change Constitution, Electronic Voting,...

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Fall Iceboat Swap Meets

If you are looking to kick the tires on a DN iceboat,  acquire some new components, or learn about the sport of DN sailing, make plans to attend one of the upcoming iceboat swap meets across the country. Expand your ice sailing network, spend a few hours getting to...

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Poland Celebrates 50 Years of DN Sailing

50 years ago the man most responsible for bringing the DN Class to Europe, Dutch sailor, Wim van Acker, traveled to Poland with DN iceboats, leaving them there with the instructions, "Do something with them." On October 21, the Polish DN Association will celebrate 50...

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IDNIYRA Continental Regatta History

A map featuring the locations and dates of all the North American, European, and World Championships has been added to the Championship History page of this website. Many thanks to Daan Schutte H633 for helping with the European side of the world. If you'd like to see...

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Junior World Championships Hosted by Germany

Eissegeln DN Germany will host the Junior Ice Optimist and DN World Championship in 2018. The 2018 Ice Optimist North American Championship will take place in conjunction with the DN Western Region Championship. Learn more about iceboating for kids...

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You’re Getting Mail!

It's do-over time for the proposal to allow para aramid in the construction of tillers. Yes, you voted for this in 2014 but that vote was conducted incorrectly because it was only sent to ballot in North America and not Europe. This violated the Specifications...

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