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JWC/JEC 2021 – Notice No.3

Dear Young Icesailors, Trainers and Parents!We have talked with Alari Akermann about the upcoming JWC 2021 and have agreed that it is possible to organize the event next week on Lake Sadjarv near Tartu in Estonia... Everything depends on weather,According to this a...

New Website – Welcome to!

Dear Fellow Iceboaters, We are excited to announce that after more than a year of planning and development the new, updated is finally online. Key Features: Get Started Page: The most important News, Major Regatta Dates, Resources and Multimedia...

JWC/JEC 2021 – Notice No.2

Dear Young Icesailors, Parents & Coaches, Due to the Covid-19 situation and other complications some young icesailors have - problems with bank transfers and organising circumstances - we decided to extend the deadline for Entry and Insurance Submission of JWC...

JWC/JEC 2021 – Notice No.1

Dear Young Icesailors, Parents & Coaches, I would like to confirm that all entries paid last winter to participate at the JWC/JEC 2021 are of course valid for our championship planned for December 2021. Clearly, if we can not provide this event in December the...

JWC-JEC 2021 NOR Update

We would like to invite All Junior and Ice-Optimist sailors of the World to our 2021 Championships which we still intend to organize this year! Attached please find the official updated Notice of the Race with the changes highlighted. See you on the ice on December!...

Ballot 2021 Results

The Autumn 2021 IDNIYRA and IDNIYRA EU combined ballot closed at 1200 US CT October 21, 2021. Two-thirds of ‘yes’ votes are required for a question to pass. The results are as follows: 61% percent of eligible members participated in the ballot. Abstentions were...


Dear Fellow Icesailors, A new season starts soon and we have to be ready not only with our ice sailing gear but also be prepared to cope with the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. I hope that all of you are healthy and not influenced by COVID infection or... Your World Portal to DN Ice Yacht Racing

The DN Class’ two continental organizations: the IDNIYRA (North America) and IDNIYRA Europe have developed a new world portal website,, to showcase our sport’s best videos, and photos that are easily accessible on the front page.

2021 Autumn Class Ballot

This is the announcement of a combined ballot for members of IDNIYRA and IDNIYRA EU, although North American and European results will be available separately.

The 2021 September Issue of Runner Tracks is out!

The 21-22 season is starting to rev up. This month’s newsletter will inspire you to get those runner sharpened for December’s first ice. IDNIYRA and IDNIYRA Europe have combined forces with a new website,, a portal that will host information common to both continents.


The Latest Official Icesailing News from Eurasia


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.

Events and dates

Regatta Calendar

  • 2021 Nov 30

    Insurance ID closes (JWC-JEC 2021)

  • 2021 Nov 30

    Registration closes (JWC-JEC 2021)

  • 2021 Dec 05 - 2021 Dec 10  

    JWC-JEC 2021

  • 2021 Dec 15

    Insurance ID closes (GC/EC)

  • 2022 Jan 19

    End of Regular Entry (GC/EC)

  • 2022 Feb 10

    Insurance ID closes (JWC-JEC 2022)

  • 2022 Feb 15

    End of Regular Entry (JWC-JEC2022)

  • 2022 Feb 19 - 2022 Feb 26  

    Gold Cup DN World & European Championship

  • 2022 Mar 06 - 2022 Mar 11  

    DN & Ice Optimist Junior World & European Championships 2022

  • 2022 Apr 23 - 2022 Apr 24  

    National Secretaries' Meeting 2022

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