Steve Orlebeke in Seahorse Magazine: “Careful What You Wish For”

 

Steve Orlebeke US4926 at the 2020 North American Championship on Fort Peck Reservoir, Fort Peck, Montana. Photo: Gretchen Dorian.

DN iceboats in the press alert!  Seahorse Magazine has an article by Steve Orlebeke about our sport.

Not many sailors only ever have one go in a DN ice yacht. US sailor Steve Orlebeke explains why…

One hundred kilometres per hour downwind in 15kt of breeze. That’s what got me hooked. And I am terribly hooked.

This past January I drove 1,000 miles from Wisconsin across Minnesota and North Dakota to a lake in eastern Montana to sail in the North American DN Championship. Some sailors drove over 2,000 miles from the east coast including regatta winner James Thieler.  Read more.

Twenty20 DN NA Championship: In the News

GREAT FALLS — Fort Peck Lake welcomed dozens of competitors of all ages from around the world last week.

Ice boat enthusiasts from Florida, Ohio, and even Germany and Poland arrived Wednesday for a friendly competition.

The International DN Ice Yacht Racing Association’s North American DN Championship took place over four days.

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