sailing sat out of harrys. In memory of DR

wind 10 to 15 sat. lets try main lake and see if any clear spots. i hear from harrys south narrow part isnt too bad. meyer

Mark Christensen's Funeral info

Doctor's Funeral is scheduled for Friday, December 20, 2019. Visitation: 10 AM. Service: 11 AM. Luncheon to follow. Location: St Bartholomew of Wayzata, 630 Wayzata Blvd E, Wayzata, MN 55391
Obituary can be viewed at

Mark Christensen US4824

IDNIYRA Class Secretary Deb Whitehorse reports: It is with great sadness that we share with you the passing of Mark “Doctor” Christensen US4824. Mark sailed home on Saturday, December 14, 2019 which was also the first day of the Great Western Challenge, a regatta he was closely connected with. He was a highly competitive and skilled DN racer and part of a group of Minnesota DNers whose passion has helped to bring new people to the sport.

Great Western Challenge Results

Another Western Challenge in the books. 8 races. Great sailing.
Results here:

DN Great Western Challenge is "ON" for Wisconsin!

The DN Great Western Challenge is called "ON" for December 13-15, 2019 on Lake Puckaway Wisconsin.
Lake Puckaway is near Green Lake, Wisconsin. The Skeeter Western Challenge is cancelled for the season.

Apuckawa Park and Boat Launch
Located at the intersection of Fox Court and Toepper Drive, east of Montello.

Mecan River Outfitters:
(920) 295-3439
Very limited availability.

Acorn Ridge Motel

Bayview Motel and Marina
(920) 294-6504
439 Lake St, Green Lake, WI 54941

Western Challenge called "ON!"

The Great Western Challenge is "ON" for December 13-15, 2019.
Primary location is Lake Buffalo in Buffalo, MN., sailing out of Sturges Park.
Check back for update on Wednesday and for hotel information.
Think ice!

Western Challenge POSTPONED

The 2019 Western Challenge is Postponed.
We will try again on December 13-15, 2019, on the best ice in Minnesota.
Think Ice!

any ice

dont see anything posted. anybody sail yet?

For sa;e J14/X

Custom J14/X Internal steering,rear wheel,arch deck with Sarns inserts and North sail. Two masts and twoplanks. 2,200- 952-469-2725

Olaf Harken Sails On

Vey sad news.
Olaf Harken passed away quietly in his sleep on October 21, 2019.
We have all experienced Olaf's genius. You'd be hard pressed to find a DN that does not have something "Harken" on it.
Our condolences to his family, his friends and the entire Harken community.

DN for sale

Complete DN ready to sail. Sarns runners. 1 carbon mast & 1 aluminum, aluminum boom, UK Sailmaker sail, canvas travel bag for hull, Jofa helmit size 59-60, located 60 miles west of Mpls, $1500 OBO, phone 320-296-3283

Ice boat swap meet November 2nd

Iceboat swap meet November 2 nine to noon at Sailcrafters 7450 Oxford St. St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Skeeter IBC 2019 Swap Meet

The 34th Annual Skeeter Ice Boat Club swap meet will be Sunday morning November 3, 2019,
at Lucke's Cantina in Williams Bay, Wisconsin. 220 N. Elkhorn Rd., (WI Hwy 67)
No charge to participate.
for more info, email

2020 DN North American Championship and Gold Cup dates

The 2020 DN North American Championship and Gold Cup dates have been posted.

The North American Championship is scheduled for January 18 – 25, 2020, in the western region. No excuse not to attend!

The Gold Cup is scheduled for February 8 – 15, 2020, at a site TBD in Europe. You can fly to Amsterdam faster than you can drive to Lake Geneva. No excuse not to attend!

Think Ice.

Ice-Out Declared On Lake Minnetonka

At 1:48 pm on April 20, 2019, the iceboat season on Minnetonka ended. Coincidentally, this is the exact same moment that the Water Patrol declared Minnetonka to be ice free. You now have plenty of time to work on your gear.

Think Ice!

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