Ice condition posts

Ron Sherry at MYC (11/3/2017) -
NOV 3-4 2017 SWAP MEET (10/31/2017) -
SWAP MEET NOV 3-4 2017 @ MYC (10/31/2017) - Attached is the flyer (and a link for the flyer) for the upcoming combined ice boat meeting Friday night 6pm and swap meet Saturday 10am-1pm at Muskegon Yacht Club. Friday’s presentation is by Ron Sherry a world class ice boat
Added Mona Lake video (1/25/2017) - I have added a video by Marc Hoeksema:
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The Daze Before Ice Boating (12/5/2016) - A poem by Tom Wilkening The Daze Before Ice Boating T’was well into winter, the ice boater’s hearts did ache, Because of warm weather, there was no ice on the lake. Everyone’s runners were sharpened, with meticulous care, In hopes
DA BUS (12/4/2016) -
2016 / 17 meetings (10/14/2016) - Hi all, It is mid-October & I’ve not seen anything yet with regard to the upcoming ice boating season.  A couple questions come to mind such as; Is Chip still collecting yearly dues? What is our meeting schedule for the
WMIYC Standing Meeting Schedule (2/25/2016) - Generally, unless otherwise published, all Annual and General Meetings are hosted by and held at The Muskegon Yacht Club at 3198 Edgewater Street in Muskegon, MI. The meeting schedule is: – Annual Meeting is on the 1st Sunday in December,
Video Speaks for itself (2/25/2016) -
Users housekeeping (2/17/2016) - Thanks Jim for the comment about hitting the “Publish” button. If you create a post and want it to appear on the site then this is a must. Please use the correct category also for your post. If you have
Drafts – Reports – Posts – PUBLISH your messages (2/17/2016) - I see quite a few report / posting DRAFTS on this site that never were actually “PUBLISHED”. Once you type your message you need to hit the “PUBLISH” button on the right of the post page to actually “POST” it to
Stainless Steel – Ball locking ring handles (1/12/2016) - NO affiliation, only sharing a source. For those of you that have larger boats, Monroe Engineering in Auburn Hills, MICH has variety of offerings available & most are in stock.  The ball locking ring handles in 304 stainless were running
2015 Annual meeting (12/6/2015) - Looked like a good time was had by all – I missed most of the meeting (soft water sailing)
Something to watch for (11/27/2015) - Back in August we were contacted by one of the staff writers for “MICHIGAN BLUE”, a high end magazine that brands itself as “Michigan’s Lifestyle Magazine, to contribute to an article they will be publishing in their winter issue. During
New rumbleseat Skeeter (11/26/2015) - Hey….what do you think about Tim Freye’s new toy! We look forward to seeing his new “Rumbleseat Skeeter” on the ice this season!
New Season (10/18/2015) - A quick post to say that “Website registration” has been turned on and I encourage all who have not registered on the website to do so… If you have any event dates to add please do so – or Email
2015 DN Gold Cup Championship – Kingston, Ontario (5/25/2015) - Great video of this event: Hello, On a beautiful Sunday afternoon in late January 2015, I stumbled upon the International World Cup for DN Ice Yachting being unexpectedly held in my hometown of Kingston, Ontario. At first I was upset
Ice Thickness Guide (4/5/2015) - 7-1/2 inches Passenger car (2-ton gross) 8 inches Light truck (2-1/2-ton gross) 10 inches Medium truck (3-1/2-ton gross) 12 inches Heavy truck (8-ton gross) 15 inches 10 tons 20 inches 25 tons 30 inches 70 tons 36 inches 110
The final meeting (3/26/2015) - Twenty ice boaters gathered to swap lies and celebrate with food and drink.
Map icons (3/22/2015) - All logged in WMIYC members can now add icons to our ice boat venue maps! Guidelines: Log in to the dashboard and go to maps. Click edit for the map you want to add an icon to. When adding a
WMIYC’s great ice sailing day on Muskegon Lake, Jan. 30, 2015. Watch WCMU’s five-minute TV story Online. (2/24/2015) - PBS station WCMU TV in Mt. Pleasant broadcast its Destination Michigan episode Monday Feb. 23 that featured five episodes from around the State. West Michigan Ice Yacht Club , shot on Muskegon Lake from the Cottage Grove launch ramp, is the fourth story.
Tim Freye on ice boat Muskegon’s WMIYC Featured on WCMU’s “Destination Michigan” (2/18/2015) - Muskegon’s West Michigan Ice Yacht Club Featured on WCMU’s “Destination Michigan” Monday, February 23 at 7:30 p.m. West Michigan Ice Yacht Club’s Vice Commodore, Tim Freye, and his ice boat: Courtesy of CMU Public Television’s “Destination Michigan” MT. PLEASANT, MI;
See WMIYC on TV – week of Feb 23 (2/14/2015) - WCMU TV’s Courtney Jerome, and crew Matt and Chris, visited us at Muskegon Lake’s Cottage Grove launch ramp Friday Jan. 30 to produce a segment for their show “Destination Michigan.” The show is scheduled for broadcast Monday, February 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Local articles of interest (2/9/2015) - A couple of online local journals have shared some points of interest see below: Ice boats hit Muskegon Lake in fast action before winter storm closes most area schools Ice Boating looks like an amazing adventure! Thanks Marc!
A big thanks! (1/31/2015) - I wanted to express my appreciation to all those who helped me get my rig back to the ramp today I case I missed anyone out on the ice.  It would have been quite a long walk with all those
WTB runners for Arrow (1/22/2015) - Looking to purchase plate style runners for Arrow. Sides are usually 34 inches long with a 30 inch front steering blade. I would prefer full length stiffeners as the loads I’ve previously seen have toed in my original blades. Contact
Test of post by Email (1/22/2015) - Sent from my iPad Trevor Smith BeanBox Company LLC
WMIYC Nite joins the fleet (12/21/2014) - Art Balzer, Mark Burns and Marty Fredericksen bought a Nite; they plan to bring it up-to-date and fit it out for icesailing fun in time for local sailing conditions; today is the Winter Solstice!
Runners steel spec? (12/18/2014) - Question: anyone know the steel spec for cold rolled runners? Ed Tinkel 231-670-3000