Bill Harless, c. 1890's
Ice boat. LOA 15'Indigenous to Long Island’s Great South Bay, scooter ice boats are capable of speeds up to 80 mph and can carry as many as four passengers. They are able to sail through slurry-ice and even over patches of open water. Originally used in lifesaving work. Captain Scoot was completely rebuilt for new seasons of iceboating with a change to a gaff rig and the creation of a more harmonious deck construction.