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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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Canadian Championship Regatta Called ON

Via Peter Van Rossum The Canadian Championship regatta has been called on for Lake Superior at Thunder Bay, Ontario for March 25-26, 2017. CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP REGATTA Dates: March 25 - 26 , 2017 Launch: UPDATE: New launch location as of 7:30 PM CST March 22 2823...

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March 2017 Runner Tracks

The latest edition of Runner Tracks has been posted. Please take the time to read Dave Elsmo's timely article about growing the fleet. His role as head coach of the University of Wisconsin sailing program and as head of the UW's 1400 member instructional program give...

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European CUP Results

The last five races ( which turned out to be races 4-8) of the European Championship count towards another regatta known as the European CUP. Congratulations Chris Berger US5166 for placing 9th in the European Cup. European CUP Finals Results *This is a correction to...

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European Championship is Complete

Ice conditions deteriorated overnight on Lake Balaton in Hungary and the regatta was called complete after two days of racing and 27 total races. Congratulations to Poland's Karol Jablonski for winning the A fleet...

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