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Maps to our lakes
Black ice - Cedar Lake
Circle Lake - Friends
Misc. Iceboating photos
Building a new plank
Building slush runners
Building a Renegade
Building a trailer
Official DN webpage
Ice cleats and mittens
Recent weather has reduced our ice boating!
Author John Burroughs said:
"It is always good weather for something ..."
(Letter of the Day (StarTrib Jan 31, 2014): Winter's Work ... Betty Ann Addison, Fridley)
Last year, two pilots found the weather good for landing
on Lake Calhoun to pick up a hamburger!
Two Planes Land on Lake Calhoun ... KARE 11
Or WCCO 4 ... Link ... 25 mBytes, slow to load ... go get a cup of coffee!
- Are rarely updated
- Provide maps to some lakes used by our group
- Provide details on some iceboat construction activity
- Provide details on the construction of two custom trailers ... a little covered topic
- Provide some iceboat maintenance descriptions
We sail many lakes in Minnesota and a few city lakes:
Major Lakes: Lake Minnetonka (Shorewood Yacht Club), Lake Pepin (Mississippi River), White Bear Lake
Minneapolis City Lakes: Lake Calhoun, Lake Harriet
St. Paul City: Lake Phalan ... where they cut ice blocks for the Winter carnival
Suburb Lakes: Marion Lake
Outlying Lakes: Cedar Lake, Union Lake, Circle Lake
- Links to interesting websites
Aligning Runners with Laser Beam
Black Ice - Perfect Day of Iceboating
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Several projects are underway including a Corvette rebuild
To the left, Dale Johnson is holding the springboard in place. Above and below are the steering plank pivot along with the original magazine article below.
|Address of this page: http://quid.us/ice
Created 1/14/2005 ... Search Engines found this webpage on 1/31/2005 ... moved 5/22/2006
Author at Lake Phalen, Winter 2003-2004
Cutting ice for the Ice Palace in St. Paul