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Used Ice Boats & Components For Sale

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Arrow, sail number 128, complete and ready to sail with trailer. Summer sale- price will go up in season.
$1500 with trailer
Photo depicts another Arrow that I own. I am unable to take a picture of the Arrow for sale because it is shrink wrapped.

Vintage Stern-Steerer runners dating from the late 1800s. Asking $200 I would like $200.

Arrow and Runners located in Sodus Point, New York

Complete, Great Condition, Spruce, like new Quantum sail, Hamel Mast, Sarns Runners, 2 Teutsch insert runners, all covers, ready to sail.
Currently in Mt. Clemens, Mich. area.
Call Terry 586-419-4168.


Set of 3 DN SS slush runners $800. with Bag

Set of 2 DN 3/16" x36"x100* Sherry carbon SS inserts w/o wings $1075. w/ Bag

Set of 2 DN 27" Sherry swept back SS plates $700. w/ Bag

Set of 2 DN 1/4"x 36"x 90* Sherry carbon SS inserts w/ carb wings $1100. w/ Bag

Set of 2 DN I/4"x 36"x 90* carbon inserts by Lou w/o wings $600. w/ Bag

1 pair Sherry Aluminum Runner Aligners $375.


LOU LOENNEKE 262 903-6464 ljl294@yahoo.com
BOB CAVE 630 945-0596 bobcave445@gmail.com


Yankee iceboat “Stinger” Located in Southampton, NY (eastern Long Island) One of two “Bite Me” boats (when hiked BITE ME is visible on the bottom of the boat in all caps) Meticulously restored by Keith Kennedy of NJ. This is one of the nicest looking Yankees you will ever see, everything is in excellent condition.
23ft mast, 18ft plank
Custom seat cushions in cockpit
Amazing paint job, pin striping and lettering
Dual steering (wheel and foot pedals)
Two hull covers (storage and on ice)
Covers for plank, mast and sails
3 sails (one racing, one cruising, one storm)
Two sets of stainless runners
Hand brake
Custom trailer with storage box for runners and tools
Asking $8,000
*Willing to consider trades for a Nite or Gambit
Please contact Chris at (631) 466-6442 or cgeminski@gmail.com

Arrow For Sale in Michigan

Arrow iceboat for sale for parts or restoration project. Hull, boom, sail, runners and a trailer. Missing the mast and runner plank.
Asking $850, no reasonable offer refused, cash only.
Contact: Walt wfielek@hotmail toforward phone number and best time(s) to call upon inquiry.
For more details and photos see: https://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/spo/d/arrow-ice-boat/6321155673.html ( or if after the ad expires, ~2017_10_25, search Detroit Craigslist Sporting Goods for Arrow Iceboat.)

Ron Sherry's
Melges - 80 Skeeter Iceboat
in Michigan

Comes with covers, custom galvanized trailer with fiberglass sail box, complete and ready to race.
Contact Ron Sherry ron@iceboatracing.com

DN For Sale in Iowa

For Sale DN Ice Boat; hull number 2560
Sitka Spruce body
Dartford Design DN sail with two sets of battens
Sarns Bull nose profile runners
Sarns sharpening jig
Sarns blocks and hardware
Aluminum mast with adjustable mast step base and internal halyard from Norton Boat works
Shaped Sitka runner plank
Aluminum runner plank chocks
$1,500 or best offer
The boat is located in Des Moines, Iowa

DN Hull For Sale in Michigan

Grosse Pointe Park, MI.

DN Ice Boat Hull for sale.   Solid but needs a paint job.   It is not the original DN 54 – but that is the number she ran under for years.  Hasn’t seen ice in 15 + years.  The mast, sail, boom have been lost via moves.

$500.00 or best offer.  Rob @ 313-402-8857.

For Sale: J14 X
Now $6950

Carbon fiber mast and boom
Custom Doyle Sail and sail cover
Carbon fiber on springboard and plank
Carbon fiber on cockpit and on hull bottom
Custom leather seat
Stern steering wheel
Sarns runners
Cockpit cover
Vinyl travel bags for all parts
$9,950.00 $7500.00 $6950.00
Contact Kevin Sherry (313) 570-3544

2 Seat Iceboat For Sale in Michigan

- DN style Iceboat, wooden, 2-seater
- 15’-6 ” L x 9’-0” W
- 29” Seat
- 16’ Mast
- Comes with original and new sail. Old sail is shot, hardware needs to be removed from old sail and sewn onto new sail.
- 2-sets of good Skates, tall and short
- $800, call 269-270-1449

Hamill Built "Aero Wing" DN Plank

Hamill built aero "wing" plank to 140lbs. New never mounted, stiffen to suit. These are bullet proof designs, purchase with confidence. $250.
With Sarns chocks shown, add $125.

J14 Iceboat For Sale in Michigan

I have a J-14 ice boat for sale, very nice boat , 42" skates, handmade Sarns blocks, natural wood color, and Boston/Doyle sail. $6900.00
$4500 or best offer
Located in Traverse City, MI. Jeff Henley 231-642-1409

Pre-Season Sale:
Half Price Ice Optimist
Just add your own rigging!

Complete Ice Optimist youth iceboat. All brand new components including Sarns 26 inch Alligator runners. Add your own Optimist sail and mast and your child will be ready for the ice.
This is half off of the regular price!
Contact Ron Sherry ron@iceboatracing.com

Pre-Season Sale:
Ice Optimist Unfinished Hull

Unfinished Composite Concepts Ice Optimist hull.
Contact Ron Sherry ron@iceboatracing.com

DN Masts For Sale in Michigan

Blue Luk's mast $600.00
White Luk's mast $700.00
Carbon C2 mast $900.00
Repaired masts for sale.
Contact Ron Sherry ron@iceboatracing.com

Vintage Iceboat For Sale in Michigan

Vintage iceboat: Has not been used in many years. Sail needs repaired or replaced.
Quincy, Michigan 49082
(517) 238-4836 cliffsclassicz@charter.net

Components for Sale in Minnesota

1/4 Insert runners. With 5160 hardened carbon steel. These runners are very hard, strait and fast.
$600 for the pair.

I have a bunch of extra miscellaneous parts including: side stay adjusters, mast steps & mast step plates, Harken pullies, tangs, shroud triangles, steering rod, Sherry DN tiller, etc. - make an offer. 

Located in Minnesota.
revans at mastersofsail dot com

2 Rocket Masts for Sale in Minnesota

I have two C2 DN Rocket masts for sale. Both are great masts, I do not need four. $1100 each. Located in MN. Available at Western Challenge. JD@Dennisinv.com

Palmer Skeeter for Sale
in New Hampshire

Own a piece of Iceboat history! Early 1900 Palmer Class D Lingwes for sale.
Described in 1938 book ,”Wings on the Ice”, by Frederic Gardiner, pgs 131 – 133. Click here to read
Front steerer, Wheel and tiller steering
Two cockpits
Two sets of runners (ice and snow)
Homemade trailer.
350 lbs without crew
Located in Hanover, NH
Nearest to $6,000 gets it.
Please call or email Denis for more photos, information or to schedule viewing 802-785-2082 dobrien1928@gmail.com.

If leaving a message please speak loudly & distinctly REPEAT YOUR PHONE NUMBER TWICE as I am hearing impaired. When emailing, include your phone number, thank you.

DN #246 for Sale in Michigan

Older model DN. All wood with spruce runner plank and wooden mast. In good condition, recently reglued and rescrewed. Includes original sail and tackle. Runners need to be sharpened but with a fresh coat of paint to freshen it up, it’s ready to start the season.
Ideal Starter Boat
Stored in Muskegon, MI.
Contact “Joe” at 231-744-3436
or hagenjj1968@hotmail.com

Palmer Skeeter for Sale in Michigan

I have my early Palmer iceboat for sale. This boat is in good shape.
Price: $1700 OBO. Southwest Michigan.
For more info, please call 269-370-3886.

For Sale in Elkhorn WI-
DN Iceboat

Complete with Sarns Runners, carbon fiber Sherry Mast, fast boat in excellent condition. $2,500.00 firm. Call 262-949-8442 or email dwardmc@yahoo.com

For Sale in Elkhorn WI-
Side by Side 2 passenger Iceboat

Side by Side 2 passenger Iceboat, Wood Mast, Complete $800.00 firm.
Call 262-949-8442 or email dwardmc@yahoo.com

Nite Iceboat in Minneapolis, MN

Nite two-person iceboat, red, with sail and runners. All in good condition. $5000 or best offer. dwillenbringhome@gmail.com is best way to contact me.

C2 Whip Spar & 1D Sail in MI

Sherry Whip Spar, EC $975
1D 2000 "Full power" sail w Rat battens and bag, very low hours EC $575
acat40@gmail.com Traverse City

Arrow Wanted

Arrow iceboat in good condition and complete. Please call Ed

at 720-341-6443 In northern Michigan.

2 DNs and a Trailer for Sale in MI

Two DN iceboats for sale and a trailer. Each iceboat is$1500 and the trailer is $500. I’ve never put it together but I am told all the parts are there.

7/8ths Scale DN in Michigan

For sale: 7/8th’s scale DN built in 1973 with original drawings and bills. Hull color is blue and it’s in great shape, not sure if it ever sailed. Would make a great boat for kid or small adult. Sell outright or trade boat and Alum. DN mast for newer carbon/epoxie mast. Located in Michigan. Eric@cdxholland.com

Ice Boat - $2000 (Michigan)

For Sale -- "Ice Flyer" Ice Boat Complete package ready to sail including fiberglass hull, windsurf sail & bag, "Sarns" blades with box, tripods, videos & rigging instructions, a transfer dolly and two helmets w/face shields. Great condition! Asking price $2,000. Developed by Wally Hall, an ice boating enthusiast in Colorado, this boat design places the sailor in a comfortable upright seated position with foot pedal steering and a single sheet line to control the boom/sail. Since the boom is behind the sailor, tacking is effortless and safe; with foot pedal steering, turns are sharp and precise. Top speeds range from 2 to 3 times the wind speed.
Email tomstr6@yahoo.com

For Trade: 1961 Thompson Sea Lancer

1961 Thompson 17-1/2' Sea Lancer, on a tilt trailer, with a cast-iron Johnson 75HP vertical "V" outboard. Outer hull was redone, epoxy impregnated, and painted with 4 coats of West Marine Topcoat. Decks still need some work (minor), interior need minor work and painting on sole. Inside of hull is oiled and all brightwork, seats, dash, sanded and varnished. Trailer is in good condition w/ fairly new tires, needs paint. Engine turns freely, but have not had engine running - all electronics are there. Window frames have been sanded and varnished, all glass is there (one broken), may be missing minor hardware. I do have pictures but they are on my computer in Wyoming - the boat is also located in Wyoming at the moment. I will be headed back to Wyoming in late April to retrieve my stuff - could deliver anywhere along the route. Will post pictures as soon as I can get to them - call for more information.
Want to trade for good condition ice boat - I stand 6'4" and mass out about 260#, need one that "fits."
Contact for more information; Len Payne 231-675-6664

Complete Ice Optimist
For Sale in Michigan

Complete Ice Optimist
Originally built by Ron Sherry for his daughter, Caroline.

For Sale:
Meade Gougeon DN in Michigan

Meade Gougeon DN for sale $3,200.00
Winner of the 1997 North Americans
Gougeon hull
C2 Stiff Tip Whip Mast
C2 Plank
Sarns Hardware
Harken pulleys
New C2 Braided Main Sheet
New C2 Carbon Tiller
Doyle Boston F-01 Sail
Doyle Boston ABSS Sail
3 insert and 3 plate runners profiled and aligned
Contact Ron Sherry 586-790-5557

DN For Sale in SE Michigan

Hull built 2013. Sitka spruce min wt, Sarns hardware, new wire set staymaster, struble hound, sailed once. Glass whip mast, Doyle F01 sail, Alum boom harken blocks, telescoping tiller, 440c stainless 1/4 " inserts, set of 26" Sarns plate snow runners. Plank set for 160 lb. Ready to race, very competive Available til approx Thanksgiving-heading south for winter. $3500

10 Meter Stern-Steer Iceboat For Sale

Polar Bear 10 Meter stern-steer iceboat. This boat can accommodate two sailors. The iceboat was originally named “Red Bird”. It has been completely restored and is ready to be sailed. Most of the hardware has been upgraded. Custom trailer with new tires. I am an avid iceboater and retired shop teacher who does this as a hobby. Pictures of this iceboat are available for interested buyers. Harrison TWP, Michigan, on Lake St. Clair.

Arrow For Sale in New York

Arrow #353 for two, side by side. Carbon fiber spring board, newer runners (used twice), newer stays, cockpit cover, full mast up top cover, jack stands, and aluminum spars. Trailer carries all gear. Located Finger Lakes, NY. Asking $3,500

DN For Sale in Detroit

DN hull, plank, tiller, and runners. No mast or sail. I've never sailed it. Extra set of chocks. Stored in heated garage.

Asking $1250.

Original C2 Whip Mast For Sale

FOR SALE: Original "whip" mast and Doyle FO1 sail. Both stored indoors for 10 years prior to being sailed the past 6 years and are in excellent condition. I have never used a mast hound spreader bar on this mast, but still reinforced it for reassurance. Lower luff of sail is currently being repaired at Dieball Sails for the next owner. Gold fleet race record at Worlds and NA's in 2013. Both are located in Toledo, Ohio. Can make arrangements to deliver to most regattas.
$1200 for the mast and
$500 for the sail.
$1600 for both!

SOLD DN For Sale SE Michigan

Gougeon Style Hull with Hiking Rack
2 Wood Masts ,Goodwin Design: 1 Redwood ,1 Ash/Redwood
2 Sails, 1 Doyle , 1 North (Both Sherry Made)
2 Set Runners, 1 set Sarns Bullnose, 1 set 440c Stainless Inserts
3 Planks: Sarns Chocks on one, Hamel Chocks on the other, no hardware 3rd.
Runner Alignment plates.
Covers for Masts, Runner bag for inserts, and Full Transport Bag for Hull.
Hull, Masts, and Planks all constructed in Paul Goodwin’s shop with expert guidance from Paul and Ron Sherry.
Excellent Condition, Everything you need to get started Iceboating this Winter!
Asking $3750

SOLD DN for Sale (Michigan)

Late model DN, Hamill hull, Sarns equipped plank (175-200#), bullnose plates, glass whip spar, new FO1 sail , Harken equipped custom Al boom, custom telescoping tiller, Sta-master wire set, clean complete boat shows "as new"
or may part.

SOLD Whip Mast #105 For Sale

I currently have a Whip composite mast for sale.
Asking $975.00.

SOLD 2 Used Composite Concept Masts

I have two Composite Concepts DN masts for sale.
Original "Whip" mast $1000
"Rocket" mast $1200

Tom Hammil DN in Michigan

Tom Hammil Hull, plank, stripper mast, Shore Wide Range sail, and two sets of Sarns Plate Runners. $2600.00
Contact Ron Sherry 586-790-5557 email

1957 Boston Sails DN in Michigan

Original DN #165. The sail was built by Boston Sails in 1957. The boat comes with Plate and Angle runners. The boat is complete and ready to sail. The finish is excellent. It would be a good boat for a museum. $800.00
Contact Ron Sherry 586-790-5557 email

SOLD Arrow in Michigan

Arrow iceboat for sale $1,700.00, boat is in good condition and comes with the following equipment. Aluminum mast and boom, complete set of runners, sail in excellent condition and comes with a sail bag. Also included is the plank, which is also in good condition plus the boat has a compete canvas cover. all running rigging is included this boat is ready to sail. the boat is located in Harrison Township, near Mount Clemens, Michigan.

SOLD Arrow in Michigan

Arrow 2 person ice boat, sail #285. Very good condition with brand new plank, Sarns runners, aluminum mast and boom. Located Boyne City, MI.

SOLD Starter DN in Michigan

DN - Good starter boat. Ready to sail. $500.00
Boyne City, MI

SOLD! DN For Sale in Williams Bay, WI

Hull has Sarns steering, adj. mast step, tiller, Harken blocks, bob stay but no bob stay post and no hull plates to attach the plank. Cockpit floor is slotted for internal plank attachment. Runner plank has stud plates, Sarns chocks, and tang. Aluminum boom has Harken blocks, jaw, adjustable outhaul, and mainsheet line. Wood mast has glass and carbon reinforcment, aluminum sail slot, 3-dimpled mast base, halyard, hound. There is no rigging, no runners, no sail.
Asking $995.00 f.o.b. Williams Bay.
Sale is "as is" with no guarantees and no warranty.

For Sale:
Composite Concepts Rocket Mast

Sherry Rocket mast. Was broken and repaired with internal sleeve by Ron. In great condition.
Madison, WI.
Contact Scott
scott.r.earnest at gmail.com

For Sale: DN Ice Boat

Hull built by Ron Sherry in 2000. Boston sail. Complete rig, just add ice! Enclosed trailer built in 2002. Boat and gear in pristine condition. Trailer needs a little TLC. Located in St. Clair County.
Asking $8,500 $4,500 - OBO.
Stephen @ 586-747-9315 or srs_j@hotmail.com

For Sale: Vintage Stern Steerer

Moving south and need to sell this vintage Stern Steerer.
$650. Located in Detroit area.

SOLD SOLD Don Vercruysse's Ice Boat Components


  • One Burczynski DN stripper mast, black $300


  • One REX Boston $300
  • One Doyle Boston $300


2 File stock angle wood bodied runners $150/pair

2 30" 3/16" runners $400/pair

2 Minimum T runners $500/pair

3 Stainless steel angle runners $900

1 30" Sarns alligator front runner $150

1/4" Teutsch insert runners with wings $400/pair

2 Max side "Ts" and a 1/4 inch front "T"' with brake. $900.00

For Sale: Yankee B Skeeter

I have a Yankee B Skeeter for sale. The hull was rebuilt, it has cast iron runners, 20' mast, and a 16' 8" runner plank. Located in New Jersey.
$3,800 or best offer.

Wendell's DN Components for Sale

The following DN components belonged to Wendell Sherry and are available for purchase:
2 1/4 440c prepreg side inserts w/aluminum wings c2

1 runner case strong $100.00

All checks made out to Helen Sherry, sent to:
300 Eisenhower
Lombard Il 60148

"Helen is very glad to know that Wendell's toys are going to be used. All equipment is at Composite Concepts and will be delivered to events, or shipped."

Dick Wollam of Michigan has two complete DNs for sale. You can add or subtract components to make a full race or cruising package.
Contact Dick at 231-620-5169.