Biggest iceboat in the world

Published on October 21st, 2022

Iceboating has attracted dreamers and creators since some guy in Holland first thought about attaching iron skates to a canal boat back in the 1600s. This past summer, David Jansen of Ontario, Canada achieved his dream of building the biggest iceboat in the world.

An iceboat that big needs big ice, and this winter Jansen will be learning how she sails on Thunder Bay, Ontario.

By the numbers:
Mast 53-feet
Hull 70-feet
Plank 37-feet

By comparison, the stern-steerer DEUCE’s specifications are mast 51′, hull 54′- 6″, and plank, 36′.

Source: Deb Whitehorse, 4LIYC



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