2023 World & North American Championships Notice of Race is Out!

The IDNIYRA and the Western Region Rear Commodore Chris Berger invite class members to attend the 2023 World Championship and North American Championship on January 21-28, 2023. Registration will open shortly. More info & Notice of Race:...

2022 Autumn Ballot – Results

Happy Thanksgiving & Advent to all of our Class Members! The 2022 Autumn DN Class Ballot closed yesterday. The results are the following: Results for 2022 Autumn DN Class Ballot Proposal 1: Technical Specifications Amendment - Boom Stripe Option Votes Percentage...

Friendly Reminder: 2022 Autumn Ballot Closing Tomorrow!

Dear Fellow DN Class Members, This is a friendly reminder not to forget to cast your votes at the 2022 Autumn DN Class Ballot. The Ballot will close tomorrow, Nov. 26th 20.00 CET (13.00CST) Please check your inbox for your invitation from:...

TC Timeline & Summary on IceWise Planks November 2022

We received the following email from TC member Tomasz Zakrzewski: Dear All, Please find attached TC report. By publication of this report TC would like to inform IDNIYRA NA and IDNIYRA EU members about findings that were the basis of the decision made by TC in early...

Upcoming Regattas for November-December 2022

As of today the North American, Swedish, Finnish, and Polish DN Regatta calendars were published on their national websites and are also available on our Regatta Calendar Page, where all of our Fleets can add their events trough their respective National Secretaries...

2022 Autumn Ballot

Dear Fellow DN Class Members, We cordially invite you to take part in our annual Autumn DN Class Ballot. As defined in the EPIC Agreement, all members of IDNIYRA and IDNIYRA - Europe in good standing on September 1st, 2022 are eligible to vote. Please check your inbox...

2022-23 Season Annual Contributions

Dear Fellow Members, The days are getting colder and with the beginning of the hard-water season approaching our Membership fees are due. Please be informed that our annual membership fee has changed: At the 2022 National Secretaries' Meeting the Membership fee for...

European Board on TC Decision 2022.10.03

Without currently commenting on the recent TC decision’s compliance with the framework of DN Class Rules and Procedures (EPIC, RMA, NIA Constitution & Racing Rules & DN Continental Governing Documents, etc.), the Board of IDNIYRA Europe strongly recommends the...

IDNIYRA Technical Committee: Icewise Runner Planks

The IDNIYRA Technical Committee has determined based on facts found from numerous Hamrak/Icewise existing runner planks, that they fail to satisfy class specifications . Much time and careful consideration has gone into this decision. As of this notice, ALL...

The 2022 September Issue of the Runner Tracks Magazine is Out!

September signals it’s time for DN sailors to THINK ICE. We have 58 pages of ice-thinking for you in this issue of Runner Tracks. In addition to several proposals and the 2022 European Secretaries meeting minutes, Mike O’Brien shares his story from the 1988 DN World...


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Highlights from Past Races and Events

The International DN is the most popular iceboat class in the world. It is raced extensively in the northern United States, Canada, throughout Europe, and Northern Asia, with World Championships alternating between North America and Europe each year.

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  • 2022 Dec 15

    Registration Opens (EC 2023)

  • 2022 Dec 21

    Registration Opens (JWC/JEC 2023)

  • 2023 Jan 20 - 2023 Jan 22  

    Insurace Check Suspends, Regular Entry Closes (EC 2023)

  • 2023 Feb 08 - 2023 Feb 10  

    Insurance Check Suspends, Regular Entry Closes (JWC/JEC 2023)

  • 2023 Feb 18 - 2023 Feb 25  

    DN European Championship 2023

  • 2023 Mar 04 - 2023 Mar 10  

    2023 Junior World & European Championships in DN & IceOptimist

  • 2023 Apr 22 - 2023 Apr 23  

    National Secretaries Meeting 2023

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