|For the past year (2005 and 2006), I have
searched for information on building a
trailer for a DN iceboat and building a soft-water sailing boat using a
DN sail. I have not had any luck. This fall, I built a
This webpage will feature the detailed construction photos.
2016: Do a Google search ... you find a few items
Google Images for Trailers
Google Text for "How to Build an Ice Boat Trailer"
Click photo below for larger imageComing soon ... ... Construction photos of my updated custom trailer
|Test Setup to determine distribution of parts:
Note: Blue box contains the heavy runners ... these should be forward
Bare trailer with DN iceboat parts installed for highway test at 70 mph to ensure proper weight distribution for dynamic balance. Shown on the trailer (left to right) are:
- DN boat
- Case for 3 steel runners (blue)
- Mast (black)
- 8 foot plank
- not loaded
... sail and boom
... misc. Sheet (rope), guy wires, etc.
The white wooden supports were used for car topping.
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