Ice sailing is the thrilling sport you’ve probably never heard of

Iceboats line up to race.

Welcome to the frozen and thrilling world of ice yacht racing. When wet water simply won’t do.  Ice yachts were used, for cargo transportation, as early as the 17th century. Adriaen Pietersz’s ‘Der Winter’ painting is one of the earliest recordings. By the late 1700s, in America, iceboats were being raced. Clubs dedicated to racing emerged by the