2018 Eastern Regional Championship Results

2018 Eastern Championship – December 15 – 16, 2018

Great Pond
Belgrade, Maine

POSSAILNAMER1R2R3R4PTS
1US 5224THIELER,JAMES11215
2US 5415MILLER,CHRIS32139
3US 4487ATKINS,CHAD233210
4US 5358FROST,DAVID (S)544518
5US 5606KNOWLES,MATT675422
6US 4775 WHITCOMB III,EBEN (S)956727
7US 582GORDON,CHRIS8810632
8US 4690FORTIER,DAVID (S)7691133
9US 4619POLYBLANK,GUY101071037
10US 5540BISHOP,RICK11912941
11US 5573FOWLER,NED131111843
12US 5630BINDER,KAREN121281244
13US 5219BAKER,KENT4DNFDNSDNS55
14TUS 3535KENT,JEFFREY (M)DNSDNSDNSDNS68
15TUS 3186ERIKSON,JACKDNSDNSDNSDNS68
16TUS 1019CORNELIUS,GREGORY (S)DNSDNSDNSDNS68

2018 DN Eastern Championships Are ON For This Weekend 12/15-16


Via Eastern Region Commodore Chad Atkins
NEW ENGLAND ICE YACHT ASSOC

All,

It’s Friday morning and here is your Eastern Region championship report from Great Pond in Belgrade, Maine. The Eastern Region championship is ON! Ice is black, hard, 4.5″-5.5″ thick, 40% Snow covered 1/4″ drifts. There are a few leads on the way out but easily spotted at lower speeds sitting up. Looks like we should have a 3/4 mile circle to play on.

Saturday morning registration 8:45-9:45 am only at the launch
Followed by a skippers meeting
1st race immediately following

Sunday morning registration 8:45-9:15 am only at the launch
Followed by a skippers meeting
1st race of the day immediately following

***Entering on either day- Signing in, registering and showing your $300,000 liability insurance coverage is mandatory along with being a current IDNIYRA member in good standing (idniyra.org) If you can have a registered sail # as well it would be greatly appreciated!***

Hotels are in Augusta about 25 minutes south of the launch off 95. There is a group of us staying at the Senator Inn and spa, mention the iceboating group might help with pricing. There is a bar and restaurant in the hotel.

Senetor Inn and spa-
284 Western Ave, Augusta, ME 04330
207 622 5804
Double- $120 (might be $108 for us)
Single queen-$99

Looking forward to seeing you there!!

Best, Chad
catkins4487@gmail.com

P.S. Any additional information will be posted to https://neiya.org

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