Notice for Submission of Annual Meeting Proposals


Please submit all proposals for the 2020 IDNIYRA North American Annual Governing Meeting by October 26, 2019.
You can email them to the Secretary: secretary.idniyra@gmail.com

IDNIYRA Constitution

ARTICLE VIII – MEETING AND QUORUM
All proposals to be made at the IDNIYRA Annual Meeting shall be submitted to the Governing Committee in writing ninety
(90) days prior to the meeting

Randy Johnson US4000

Courtesy Gull Lake Ice Yacht Club Facebook page

Obituary
Life long ice sailor, Randy Johnson US4000, passed on October 3, 2019. Randy was a member and former Commodore of the Gull Lake Ice Yacht Club in Michigan. The entire DN community extends our condolences to Randy’s family and to the members of the Gull Lake Ice Yacht Club. Randy finished 2nd place in the Worlds event when it was held at Gull Lake in 1973 and placed 28th in Poland for the Worlds in 1975. He continued to sail competitively all his life.
Randy made sure Gull Lake grew ice every winter through his official role as the “ice seeder” for the Gull Lake Ice Yacht Club.
The memorial service to celebrate Dale’s life will be held Monday, October 28th at 11:00 a.m. at the Grace Spring Bible Church located at 8643 Gull Road Richland, MI 49083.

Courtesy of the Gull Lake Ice Yacht Club Facebook page

 

DN Sailing on Lake Baikal in March 2020


Become part of an international community that comes together every March to sail on one of the most remote places on the planet, Lake Baikal in Siberia. Those of you from North America who are attending the 2020 Gold Cup in Europe have an opportunity to get your DN to Lake Baikal via the Trans Siberian railway. Jorg Bohn G-737 explains it all below.
What to Know: Lake Baikal 2020

Going East!

Have your ever considered going to Lake Baikal?
Here is why it’s worth the trip!

By DN G-737 Jörg Bohn

The Baikal Short “Love“ Story!
Since 2012 I’ve traveled every year to Siberia and the Far East to go ice sailing.
In 2012, I heard about the Lake Baikal event from British ice sailor, Chris Williams K-1.
The logistics of getting our iceboats to Siberia were solved that first time with help of our Russian ice sailing friends in Moscow and the Trans Siberian Railway. We flew to Irkutsk from Europe through Moscow. We arrived in Irkutsk early Friday morning, one day ahead the event.
A minibus was waiting for us at the airport, thanks to our hosts, and took us straight to the sailing area called “Little Sea“ (Sarma), opposite of Olchon Island, to a place called Uyota. Even though, I was tired it wasn’t possible to fall asleep on that five hour ride. I had never before in my life seen such a wide open beautiful mountain landscape. Thousands of cattle and horses were scattered on both sides of the road and sometimes right in front us. Half way into our trip we stopped for a delicious meal at a roadside restaurant made by the indigenous Burjatien people.

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Iceboat Swap Meet Mega Weekend: November 2-3


Looking to attend an iceboat swap meet? We’ve got you covered across iceboating country, from east to west. If you are new to the sport or a seasoned veteran, swap meets are the perfect place to kick the tires, shop for parts, and meet ice sailors. Have a boat or parts to sell? Take them to your local swap meet.

EAST:
New England Ice Yacht Club
Saturday November 2, 2019
10 AM with lunch at noon
Hudson-Concord Elks Hall
99 Park Street, Hudson, MA 01749
More information.

CENTRAL:
West Michigan Swap Meet at the Muskegon Yacht Club
Saturday, November 2, 2019
9 AM – 1 PM
3198 Edgewater St, Muskegon, MI 49441

WEST
Skeeter Iceboat Club Swap Meet
Sunday, November 3, 2019
9 AM to Noon
Lucke’s Cantina
220 N. Elkhorn Rd. (WI Hwy 67), Williams Bay, WI.
More information

FAR WEST
Minnesota Ice Sailors Swap Meet
Saturday, November 2, 2019
9 AM – Noon
Sailcrafters
7450 Oxford St., St. Louis Park, MN 55426
More information

Notice of Dues & An Announcement

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To get one of these cool membership cards, join or renew your class membership for the upcoming season. Go to the Membership Page to renew and help support the most popular iceboat class on the planet.

NEW FEATURE!  IDNIYRA MEMBER ONLINE ACCOUNT ACCESS!

Question about when your membership expires? Need to change your email, phone, or address? Back by popular demand, paid members  will now have the ability to log in to this website, edit their contact information, and learn when their membership expires. You have to join or renew your membership to access this feature. 

IMPORTANT: Members who have previously purchased a 2 or 3 year membership (in other words, your membership is expiring on Oct 31, 2020, 2021, 2022, or 2023) will receive an email with your password so that you access your account online. You will receive this email in a few days.

QUESTIONS? Please contact Deb secretary.idniyra@gmail.com
Renew or Join for the 2020 Season

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It’s important to keep your email address current because it is where you will receive electronic ballot for voting purposes and class communications.

September 2019 Runner Tracks


The September issue of Runner Tracks has been uploaded. The Technical Committee reviewed Peter Hamrak’s proposals, previously published in the May issue, and working with Peter, have submitted the ballot language. Then, we go back to 1971 for a look at what was then called “the championship”, a regatta held at Geist Reservoir in Indiana.

RUNNER TRACKS IS AVAILABLE IN THREE DIFFERENT FORMATS:
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IN THIS ISSUE

  • IDNIYRA As a 501(c)(3) by Warren Nethercote KC-3786
  • 3 Specifications Proposals
  • From the Archives: The 1971 Championship at Geist Reservoir
  • Mast & Runner Specifications by Chad Atkins US4487
  • Minutes from the 2019 IDNIYRA European Secretaries Meeting
  • Rank List 2020

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