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Annual fall iceboat swap meets

Published on September 30th, 2021

Iceboating clubs around the USA will again host their annual fall iceboat swap meets in October and November in anticipation of the coming season. Events will offer insight into the sport and types of boats.

NEW ENGLAND: October 23, 2021 – 10:00am
Go fast ice time is coming and this event provides the annual meeting and banquette. The New England Ice Yacht Association is made up of the people and the history which offers camaraderie, fellowship, spirited competition, and sailing together. Come out and welcome in the upcoming 2022 Season. The NEIYA annual meeting has been going on for four decades. It is a gather of new and experienced ice boaters, a great place to buy or sell equipment and catch up with old friends and make new one. – Details

WISCONSIN: October 31, 2021 – 9:00am-12:00pm
The Four Lakes Ice Yacht Club is sponsoring the southern Wisconsin Iceboat Swap Meet this year at Daniel Hearn’s office. Hoping for nice weather, so we can open up the overhead doors. Food and beverages will be served. There is no charge for participating. This is the day to swap, buy, or sell new and used iceboats and misc. equipment. Boat builders & hardware manufacturers will display new products. – Details

MICHIGAN: November 6, 2021 – 9:00am-2:00pm
Every year since 1975, winter sailors from throughout the Midwest converge on November’s first Saturday to kick off the new season. Complete Iceboats on exhibit…. see some current day and historical iceboats. Lunch is available for a small fee with tickets for the raffle of iceboat needed parts and useful seasonal items for the sport. The lunch buffet is provided by the main kitchen of the Muskegon Yacht Club Buy, sell, or trade complete iceboats, parts, or upgrade your current rig. Enjoy the start of a new season, learn about iceboating. Combined effort with West Michigan Ice Yacht Club, Gull Lake Ice Yacht Club, Grand Traverse Ice Yacht Club, and host Muskegon Yacht Club. Located at 3198 Edgewater St, Muskegon, MI 49441

MINNESOTA: November 6, 2021 – 9:00am-1:00pm
Tim Carlson at Sailcrafters (952)540-7474) is hosting his annual Iceboat Swap meet. You can expect to see all types of iceboats and all types used gear. If you are new to iceboating, this is the perfect place to meet local sailors and check out used equipment. If you are looking for new gear, Tim caters to the local iceboat community and can provide new sails, stays, line and everything in-between. Sailcrafters is located in St Louis Park at 7450 Oxford St, St Louis Park, MN 55426.

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