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2006-2007 Season

Banquet Video

Video Credit: Bill Korsgard

Wet Happens
Wide open cracks are always a spring sailing hazard and 4LIYC Skeeter skipper Ken Whitehorse along with a local DN found one on Green Bay.
Photo Credits: Paul Krueger

Jay Yaeso gets ready
to pull while Ken checks
things out.

Back to the pits.

2007 Northwestern Ice Yachting Association
Annual Regatta

Reports, Results, and Photos

DN Regattas
Click here for the DN Regatta page featuring reports and photos from Geoff Sobering from the DN Western Challenge, DN Western Regional, DN Worlds, and DN North Americans.

Canyon Ferry, Townsend, Montana Reports and Photos

February 21, 2007

Last Set: Red Banks National Sweepstakes Photos
Henry Bossett's last series of stern-steerer flicker photos.


February 20, 2007
Red Banks National Sweepstakes
Here are another set of photos from New Jersey's Red Banks National Sweepstakes sailed the previous weekend from Henry Bossett. Henry writes, "This is the full sequence coming into and "trying" to leave the mark. There was a 2nd boat that got involved also.That's Dan Clapp in A1, his family's 'Now Then'"




Henry Bossett sends a great series of photos from the Red Banks Sweepstakes sailed in New Jersey over the weekend.
Here's the story:
Ice boats of every description race as regatta returns
Posted by the Asbury Park Press on 02/18/07
RED BANK — It may be cold and breezy, but it's just the weather needed to draw some sailors out of hibernation.

For the first time in two years, the Shrewsbury Ice Boat and Yacht Club members have what they need to run their National Sweepstakes Regatta — a clear crisp day ensuring below-freezing temperatures and winds measuring 15 to 20 knots.
Click here to read more.



January 27, 2007
Commodore Kolner and Captain Lenon work in same shop made famous by
the New York Times the day before.


Nite Ride

Courtesy of Jon Patz
Hop in the cockpit with Greg Simon and hold on for a Nite ride. This video was shot on Lake Wingra the weekend of December 9, 2006.

December 9, 2006

Wingra Winger: Family Fun Day on the Ice

Photo Credits: Jon Patz



Jerry & Joye Ebert

Photo Credits: Jerry Ebert

Frank leads the Optis
at the bottom mark.

Sheridan round the mark.

...and here comes June...


Plank Cracker


Photo Credits: Alan Penticoff

Photo Credits: Geoff Sobering

Joye Ebert

Wes Wilcox
Jerry Ebert



Don Anderson in his new Nite

Wes Wilcox


Sheridan and her Dad.


An equipment malfunction.



Photo Credits: Greg Simon

Jerry Simon contemplates his first ice boat ride of the season.

Hope Simon gets ready for a Nite ride with a push from Ron Rosten.

3 year old Meta has her first ice boat ride with Dad, Greg Simon.




Photo Credits: Tim Stanton

Travis takes care of the brat business.
In Wisconsin, beer is mandatory when serving brats.


Joe's getting ready for a ride in a Nite.


Hope & Fritz

Here we are at the snack bar,
June, Joye, and Deb.


Photo Credits: Ron Rosten

The pits.

Thor & Meta after their ride in a Nite.

June sails her Opti.

Here's der Fritzer and Mom, Hope.

Bernard Collection Fund Raising Party

Photo Credits: Tim Murray

Here's a work in progress by
sculptor Harry Whitehorse,
a life size eagle carved
 from basswood.

 4LIYC Treasurer and Renegade skipper Jerry Simon.


Renegader Don Anderson and Dave Lallier, stern-steerer and Renegade skipper from Fond du Lac, look over some of the club's archives and Bernard scrapbook reproductions.

Here's Tim Murray in front of the Miss Madison, the last Madison-style stern-steerer ever built by the Bernards. And yes,that white stuff in the background is snow.


Photo Credit: Karen Tetzlaff Germann
Debra Bernard Ericksen, Byron Tetzlaff, and Mary Bernard Orht. Byron's father, Frank, built the Mary B and the Fritz, the two boats that Debra and Mary's father, Carl, won many ice boating titles.