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 firstname.lastname@example.org . For the latest design, tuning and race information please join our Mini Skeeter iceboat facebook page
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 email@example.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
Weight of rigged boat without sails: 165 lbs all up
Mast Height: 17′