September Runner Tracks Newsletter

Runner Tracks, the newsletter of the IDNIYRA, has been virtually delivered to your door. Meade Gougeon is on the cover, the first photo of Meade ever taken by Gretchen Dorian while at her first iceboat regatta in ten years ago. European IDNIYRA Secretary Chris...

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Meade Gougeon US882: 1938-2017

The DN class sends our thoughts and condolences to the family of Meade Gougeon who passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Meade was a well respected class leader and had a tremendous impact on ice boating and all forms of sailing. Jane Pegel US805 remembers Meade: It...

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Proposal Deadline: October 28, 2017

In the taking care of business department, proposals for the 2018 Annual Meeting agenda must be submitted to the Secretary by October 28, 2017. IDNIYRA Constitution Article VII MEETING & QUORUM ..."All proposals to be made at the IDNIYRA Annual Meeting shall be...

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Ballot Results

Following are the results from the 2017 ballot. The By Laws proposal passed. Many thanks to out going Secretary Geoff Sobering for continually stepping up to serve the class. He is a valuable member of the DN class,  maintains the DN forum, and contributes behind the...

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In The Mail: Your 2017-2018 IDNIYRA Spring Ballot

There's a ballot arriving in your mailbox within the next few days. You will be voting to elect officers and on a proposal regarding how regatta fleet splitting is determined. Please take a few minutes to fill it out, put it an envelope,stamp it, and mail to Secretary...

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Runner Tracks May 2017 Posted

2017 May Runner Tracks has been posted. It's a big end of season issue with filled with regatta reports and results and features some world class photography from Gretchen Dorian and Evgeny Ryazhev. The DN class is fortunate to be able to use their work to help...

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2018 Regatta Dates Announced

2018 NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP January 21 - 27, 2018 Host Region: Eastern Lakes It's never too early to mark you calendars for the 2018 ice sailing season. The DN North American championships will be hosted by the Eastern Lakes region. The dates are January 21-27,...

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2017 DN Gold Cup: Tour of the Pits

What do you do while you are waiting for wind at a regatta? If you are Long Island, Pete Truesdell (with the help of Scott Valentine), you take the opportunity to catch up with your neighbors. Thanks, Pete and Scott, for reminding us that the camaraderie in iceboating...

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Chris Berger Makes National News

Sailors from Europe, Russia, and North America raced DN iceboats in an annual regatta held on Siberia's Lake Baikal last week. North American IDNIYRA member Chris Berger US5166 of Chicago, IL won the Baikal Cup on Friday, March 24. CBS national news has been running...

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