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Watch Our Film MARY B: MADISON’S LEGENDARY ICEBOAT
Stream, download, or order the DVD to watch the 43-minute film.
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Watch the trailer: Mary B, Madison’s Legendary Iceboat
The 43-minute documentary film, produced by Donald P. Sanford, Gretta Wing Miller and Aarick Beher for the Ice Boat Foundation, Inc., tells the story of this Madison icon, the men who built and raced her and the efforts of the Foundation to restore and preserve her. It uses recently restored archival footage and interviews with sailors and Foundation members.
The DVD and the download include these special features:
- The Stuart Cup
- The Hearst Cup
- On the Ice with Mr. Wright
Mary B unveiling at Boathouse 1/30/16. Cockpit with animal droppings. Photo courtesy Don Sanford.
Volunteer group shot 6/29/2018. Photo courtesy Don Sanford.
Mary B unveiling at Boathouse 1/30/16. Jack Ripp, Bill Mattison. Photo courtesy Don Sanford.
Volunteer work party installing runner chocks 11/14/2016. Bill Mattison. Paul McMillan. Photo courtesy Don Sanford
Ice Boat Foundation members at Madison Trust for Historic Preservation Award event in 2017. Photo courtesy of the Ice Boat Foundation.
“Just Rigged” 1948 on Lake Mendota with Bernard Boathouse in background, current home of the Mendota Rowing Club. Photo courtesy Four Lakes Ice Yacht Club.
Mary B parked in front of the Payton Home at 409 N. Blair Street in Madison. She has side baskets in this photo. 1960. Photo courtesy Jay Payton.
Our volunteers did a great job cleaning her cockpit cushions.