Mini Skeeter Iceboat and Landsailing Class

 
 
 

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One-Design Class Type: Land and Ice Boat

Was this boat built to be sailed by youth or adults? Both

Approximately how many class members do you have? 135 internationally

About Mini Skeeter Iceboat and Landsailing Class

The Mini Skeeter class is a unique one design Iceboat and Landsailer for the sailor that wants to sail year round. Top speeds recorded Ice 65 mph land 75 mph. It’s aesthetic wood construction design is intended for the garage builder in mind. There is a 13 part building tutorial on YouTube starting here. – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIYRugg-mY8
Plans are available at jlsbfam@centurytel.net . For the latest design, tuning and race information please join our Mini Skeeter iceboat facebook page

Design

Boats Produced: over 130 boats registered


Class boat builder(s):

West – John Eisenlohr puts on a building clinic in Montana annually.
John Eisenlohr builder/wood kit seller contact miniskeeter@yahoo.com
Most are garage builders.


Approximately how many boats are in the USA/North America? 70


Where is your One-Design class typically sailed in the USA? List regions of the country:

It is sailed as an iceboat in Montana, the Midwest and East Coast. It is sailed/raced as a Landsailer on the drylakes beds in Arizona, California, Nevada and Oregon. On the beaches in Oregon and Washington


Does this class have a spinnaker or gennaker? No



Ideal combined weight of range of crew:  n/a


Boat Designed in 2015



Beam: 8′


Weight of rigged boat without sails: 165 lbs all up


Draft: n/a


Mast Height: 17′