Cyclone, built 1899.
Jack Frost, largest traditional gaff-rigged ice yacht still sailing. Built 1883 and originally owned and sailed by Col. Archibald Rogers, of Hyde Park. Four time winner of the Ice Yacht Challenge Pennant of America. Rebuilt and launched by members of the Hudson River Ice Yacht Club in 1973.
Ariel, built around 1887 by Jacob Buckhout for Archie Rogers of Hyde Park. Ariel was a favorite boat of Archie Rogers who often sailed it in smaller class races when he wasn't racing Jack Frost. Here she sails on Orange Lake, outside of Newburgh.
Vixen, built 1883 in Low Point by the Merritt Brothers. It was owned and sailed by John A. Roosevelt, FDR's uncle. Here she sails off of Barrytown, in front of the Edgewater estate. photo by William Finnigan.