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SOUND AY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
April 15 16 17 18 19 NEW MOON 20
Funs-A-Poppin with Bebe FAU- Broward music ensem Hollywood Sportfishing
BCC's Jazz Ense e at herman, singer-cnic bles at noon on the lz Meetn :3 Miami-Key Largo Race
Lecture _eater 06_8n_ Young Circle Hollywood Broward County Main Lib. DA I- ollywo d call 377-9877
Rhythm Kings, dancing 8 p----L------ Calssical & Jazz S i S DaniaMarineFlea Popr POWer quUa.
Beach Theater, Brodiy Tko Iko blues-ssical Jazz -Call 525-9388 (evel Market thru 21st Flea Market thru 21
andJohnsm St. Holly- Muscians Exchane New World Jazz Ensenble USPram Nat, Chmnip So F .MisTc&-At 3701 NE 18 Terr.
wood n 7:30 Ft. Luciardale Musicians' Exchange Regatta Expo, Musician's Exch Pomoano Bearh
TIDE +1.8, +1.8' +1.91 +1.9 9' +2.0' +2.0' +2.1' +2.0' +2.1' +2.0' +2.2'
TME 0546*1216"1807 0035*0629*1259*1852 0117*0709"1337*1932 0157*0743*1411"2009 0232*0815*1444"2043 03070848*1515*2118
T11-" +0.02' +0.1' +0.1' +0.1' -0.1' 0.0 -0.1O 0.0 -0.2' 0.0 -0.2'
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
Light U Tr- Harry Frank Trio Financial Assistance Palm Beach Race
Bud Light U.S Tr- Harry Frankor Small Businesses Music at noon on the So, Florida Used Boat us Sailng Club
atholon Series 7:30pm dancing Amerifirst 3201 N, Plaza of the Main Floridian Charpionship Show thru April 28 Barnacle Canoe Trip
Swim. Hall of Fame Beach Theater Fed. Oak. Park Library Downtown FtL at Hollywood Greyhound Marina Bay (in & out 9 a.m. 375-1625
Coral ba(5es waterway Hollywood 6;30-9 pm Kazumi Watanbe Track water) Learn to Read Vols.
canoe trip 375-1625 Ocean Sound Band Luther iGuitar Jr.) Japan's #1 Guitarist Eddie Michaels, singer Duffy Jackson Workshop, East Regional
Mercury Regatta- LYC Musician Exchange Johnsnn Miis FYrh Musicians' Exchange 8pn Young Circle Musician's Exchange Library, 765-5235
+1.9' +2.1 +1.9' +2.1' +1.8' +2.0' +1.7' +1.9' +1.7' TIDE +1.8' +1.b' .
0341"*09201547?15i 0415"0952*1623*2239 0451*1025*1656*2308 0528*1102*1737*2350 0610*1144*1821 TIME 00540700*1235*1916 0131*0756*1339*2019
+0.1' -0.2' +0.2' -0.2' +0.3' -0.1' +0.4-0.1 +0.4' 0.0 TIDE +0.5' +0.1' +0.5' +0.2'
1st QUARTER 28 29 30 May 1 2 3 FULL MOON
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS A Month of Eaypt
TIME BEGINS Nova Chorus & Swirrming Hall of Fee Egyptian artifact ex-
lisnan Mlani Symphony Orch Honoree Cerenonies Hollywood Sportfishing hibits at Brcward Co. Beer Can Regatta
Musicians' Exchange 8;15 pn Dode County Aud. 462-6536 Club 8:30 am Archaeological Society Gulfstrean Sailing Club
Bagels on the Bay So. Fla. Music Awards Pito Ocean Sound Band D.A.V, Hall 203 SW 1 Ave, LYC Cruise to Ocean
375-1625 Musicians" Exchange 9~n Musicians' Exchange Musicians' Exchange 2118 Scott St. thru June 2 Reef Yacht Club
+1.7' +1.7' +1.8' +1.8' +1.9' +2.0' TIDE +2.1 +2.3' +2.3' +2.5' +2.4' +2.7 +2.5' +2.8'
0334*1005*1553*2211 0437"3108*"703*2338 0537*1210*"807 TIME 0039*0633*]303*1905 0135*0724*1356*2000 0227*0813*1446*2051 0318*0902*1535*2341
+0.4' +0.2' +0.3' +0.1' 0.0 TIDE -o -0. 1 -02' -0.5' -0.3' -0.7' -0.4 -0.8'
6 7 8 9 10 LAST QUARTER
Baby Picture Contest at McDonrld's Int. Diving
the Fair, March of Dimes McDonald's ving
l-6im War Mn, Aud. Hall of Famre thru12th Snake Bite Canoe Trip
Holiday Park, FT. L. Ft Spring Boat RARE SILK 375-1625
Race around Buoys Sport Show at Bahia Musicians' Exchange Walk into Mianl's Post
Beer Con Regatta Mose Allison Sport Show at Bohialk into Mii's Pst
.rlftrean Sailing Club Msicias' Exchange Small Business Week Mar thru the 12th thru 11th 10on 2m, 381-9565
+2.5' +2.7' +2.4' +2.6' +2.3' TIDE +2.5' +2.1' +2.3' +1.9' +2.1' +1.8' +1.9' +1.7'
0408*0950*1624*2247 04561038*1713*2322 05148*1130"1804 TIME I":'il7.i~i1*1221*"856 0109"07381319"1955 02070840*11424*2057 0311*0943*1531*2202
-n 14, -n.c, -0.3' -0.8' -0.2' -0.6' TIDE -0.1' -0.4' +0.1' -0.2' +0C.2' 0.0 +0.3' +0.21
12 13 14 15 TIME ADJUSTMENTS TO TIDE TABLE
f erfrOICt High Water Low
Celestial Navigation Hillsboro Inlet- -31 Minutes -50
Celstial Narvigation AL*
Gulf Stream Sat Sfety SilingC Course. 6 wk Tues eves, Bahia Mar------- 20 .. ..... -18
4th Race, 1st Series USCG Aux. 8-10l M-TH 7-9:30 pn Bldg 5 Rn 211 Dr. Bob &Friends, Jazz Port Everglades- -45 ........-62
.Peg BCC. Call 475-6600 Musicians' Exchange +8.
-1.8' +1.6' +1.8' +1.7' TIDE +1.8' +1.8+' +1.8 +1,9' Dania Cut-Off--- +45 . . +28
i412*1048*1640*2309 0511*11147*1743 IME 0010*0601*1237*1836 0058*0647*1321*1921 ID TABLES Davie Bridge--- +40 ........ +40
+0.3' +0.3' +0.2' TIDE +0.3' +0.2' -0.3' 0.0
Baseline: Andrews Avenue Bridge over New River at mean low water, Eastern Standard Time- DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME AFTER 4/27
The Pan-American Indian Association is
looking for persons with Indian heritage or
anyone interested in Indians to join its
Started in 1982, it now has members in 43
states. The Association is not an Indian tribe, but
a fellowship of "refugees" aiding individuals in
finding or renewing their ethnic ties and
conscious identity as Indians of specific tribes.
Meetings are held every Sunday for those close
enough to attend in persons. Some have come
from Ft. Lauderdale and Miami.
The group publishes a monthly tabloid, the
"News." Free sample copy on request. Postage
appreciated.. The address: PAIA, Rt 5-Bx 236,
Arcadia FL 33821. Phone: (813) 494-6930.
Yours most sincerely,
Chief Piercing Eyes
Maryland Considers Mandatory Operator Education
Legislation now pending before the Maryland State Legislature would require boat
owners to pass an approved boating safety education course in order to operate a rec-
reational vessel in the state. Under bills introduced by Sen. Raymond Beck (S.B. 351) and
Delegate Nancy Murphy (H.B. 786), boaters would need to complete a course offered by
the Coast Guard Auxiliary, U.S. Power Squadron or a book and questionnaire "home
study course" given by the state. Those exempted would be boaters who have completed
an approved course since anuary 1, 1981, commercial vessel operators, boaters visiting
the state for 60 days or less and foreigners in the state for less than 90 days. Boaters who
had completed an approved course prior to January 1981 will be allowed to take a 20-
question quiz. If passed, the law would go into effect on July 1, 1986 and violators would
be subject to a $25 fine. The cost of the boating safety certificate is pegged at $3.00
Finally a move is being made for mandatory
boat operation. As all experienced boat operator
will agree there is a great need for this. Enclosed
you will find an article about what is being done in
Maryland. It would be great if Florida would do
the same. There is a defin-ite need for proper boat
handling in the Fla. waters.
320 SW. 2nd Street
Ft. Lauderdale. FL 33312
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--Yachting Promotions,
Inc., has announced its schedule of boat shows
through 1985. The schedule is as follows:
-May 9-12: Fort Lauderdale Spring Boat &
Sport Show, FI
-Oct. 31-Nov.4: Fort Lauderdale International
Boat Show, Fl
-Dec. 5-8 St. Petersburg Boat Show, Fl
Each show features a unique showcase of
sailboats, powerboats, yachts, boating and
sporting equipment, and a variety of marine
related products among its numerous exhibits.
SOUTH FLORIDA USED BOAT
SHOW & SALE
Ft. Lauderdale--Marine Bay Resort Hotel And
FRIDAY: Noon-10 PM
SATURDAY: 10 AM-10 PM
SUNDAY: Noon-6 PM
ADMISSION: $4.00 Adults-$2.50 Children
Volume 2 Issue 2 April I
Copyright by Ziegler Publishing Co.. Inc. 1985
320 S.W. 2nd Street
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
Phone: (305) 524-9450
5 -May 15, 1985
Published by Ziegler Publishing Co., Inc.
Editor: John Ziegler
Illustrators: Teri Cheney Laurie
Ad Specialists: Ilene Levy
Photographer: Greg Dellinger
Carriers: Tom Gepfrich Blake I
Jason Welles Lee Jei
Andrew Moyes 'Swen
Bud Alcott Matt M
Scott Moore Craig N
Darin Gleichman Todd C
Kelly Alcott Nicole
Jeff Prosje John It
Sandy Sharrow Charle,
Patrick Gillis Paul Ba
Louise Miller Chris L
Tiffany Lazure Doug (
MARINE INDUSTRIES ELECT
OFFICERS FOR '85/'86
The Marine Industries Association of South
Florida, Inc. is proud to announce the results of
the election completed in March for the fiscal year
1985/86 beginning April 1,1985. Mr. Jim Ramsey,
J.C. Ramsey and Company, Fort Lauderdale, who
has served as Vice President for the past year and
as a Director previously, has been elected
President. Mr. George Cable, Cable Marine which
has two operations in Fort Lauderdale and one in
Palm Beach, has been elected Vice President. Mr.
Cable has served the past year as
Secretary/Treasurer and previously as a
Director. Elected to fill the position of
Secretary/Treasurer for 1985/86 was Mr. Skip
Field of Skip Field Yacht Sales in FortLauderdale.
Mr. Field has served a previous term as a Director
of the association. These officers ran unopposed.
Members of the MIASF Voted to fill five two-year
term director vacancies, which were up for grabs.
During February, ten members of the association
were nominated by a nomination committee
headed by Mr. George Campau, Kelly Tractor. The
association completed it's voting process on
March 8, 1985, and announced the results of the
election at the March 14th Annual Meeting held at
the Holiday Inn-North in Fort Lauderdale.
Winning two-year terms on the Board of Directors
were Mr. Vince Carr, Pipe Welders, Ft.Lauderdale;
Mr.. Tony DiPinto, Horizon Credit-corp, Ft.
Lauderdale; Mr. Chuck Hutchinson, Spencer Boat
Company, West Palm Beach; Mr. Mike Middleton,
Pompano Beach Marine Center, Pompano Beach;
and Mr. John Penn, Lewis Marine Supply, Fort
Lauderdale. Remaining on the board for another
year are Mr. Kim Bradley, Black Fin Yacht, Ft.
Lauderdale; Mr. Bill Burpee, Burpee Commercial-
Work Boats, Miami; Ms. Sharon Chadwick,
Sharon Chadwick Vessel Documentation, Ft.
Lauderdale; Mr. Fred Ely, Florida Waterways, Ft.
Lauderdale; and Mr. Skip Shaw, Mack-Shaw
Sailmakers, Ft. Lauderdale. Mr. Shaw is
Immediate Past President.
During the Annual Meeting, Mr. Skip Shaw, Mack-
Shaw Sailmakers, retiring President of the
MIASF, gave his State of the Association speech.
He highlighted the.many successful programs
and services being provided to the membership
and how the association had grown to 463
membership firms. Mr. Skip Field, Skip Field
Yacht Sales, was surprised to learn that he had
sponsored more new members in the association
during the 1985/86 year than any other member-
and he was awarded a plaque recognizing him for
his contribution to the association. Also, Mr.
Shaw commented that a great deal of effort had
gone into the review of the By-Laws of the
association which resulted in several key
amendments being approved in April, 1984. Mr.
Don Hillman, Don Hillman, Inc., who was
chairman of the ByrLaws committee but unable to
attend the Annual Meeting, was congratulated for
his accomplishment and also was a recipient of a
plaque in appreciation for his contributions to the
Reprinted from the MIA Newsletter
Beginning April 15th there will be only one lane
of traffic in each direction on the Sunrise Bridge
over the Intracoastal Waterway. District Engineer
William Fowler informed area residents that
single lane traffic is expected to last eighteen
months. The eastbound bridge will be closed,
demolished and a new eastbound bridge
constructed by November 21, 1986.
Upon completion of the new span in November
of 1986, all traffic will be routed over the new
eastbound bridge, which will be wide enough to
accommodate four temporary lanes (two lanes in
each direction). Thus, the traffic flow will return
to the situation which existed prior to April 15,
1985. The existing westbound bridge will be
demolished and a new westbound bridge built by
June of 1988.
Fowler reports that the completed pair of new
bascule bridges will provide three lanes of
traffic in each direction, with a higher clearance
(25 feet) over the Intracoastal Waterway, which
should reduce the number of bridge openings.
SOBERING FACTS ABOUT
ALCOHOL AND BOATING
by Susan Wright
Alcohol is involved in at least half of all boating
fatalities, according to new brochure on alcohol
and boating just completed by the BOAT/U.S.
Foundation for Boating Safety.
Designed to inform boaters about the role of
alcohol in boating accidents, over one million
copies of the brochure, "America's cup?, The
Sober Truth About Alcohol and Boating," have
been printed. They will be distributed beginning
later this month by the. Coast Guard, the U.S.
Power Squadrons, the Coast Guard Auxiliary,
state boating agencies and numerous boating
The fact-filled brochure, the first of its kind slated
for national distribution, describes in detail the
physiological effects of alcohol which present
unique hazards in the marine environment. A
handy chart, describing the danger zones for
drinking boat owners, is a featured part of the
The "America's cup" brochure was made possible
by a grant from the U.S. Coast Guard Office of
Boating, Public and Consumer Affairs. Funds for
the project are derived from federal marine fuel
taxes paid by boaters and deposited into Boating
Safety Trust Fund established by Congress.
Copies of the brochure are available by writing
the BOAT/U.S. Foundation, 880 S. Pickett Street,
Alexandria, Virginia 22304, or find the copy
inserted in this issue of the Waterfront News.
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FT. LAUDERDALE SPRING BOAT
by Maria Marion
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL-The second annual Fort
Lauderdale Spring Boat and Sport Show,
combining a sports and nautical theme, will open
at Bahia Mar Hotel and Yachting Center May 9-12.
More than 200 exhibitors will showcase the
finest in sporting equipment and apparel,
nautical furnishings, electronics, engines, luxury
cruisers, sportfishing boats and house boats.
Many of the top boating manufacturers will have
exhibits in the show.
A large tent will decorate the main entrance
with on land exhibits that include sports and
marine related equipment, accessories and
electronics. Boats in every size and price range
on display in water and on land will be open for
Area boutiques will present the newest lines of
spring aid summer nautical and sports apparel
and accessories during several fashion shows
scheduled throughout the four day show. In
addition, several sports, cooking and marine
related clinics and demonstrations are scheduled
throughout the show in the entertainment area.
A variety of food concessionaires and a band
will also be located in the entertainment area.
The Fort Lauderdale Spring Boat and Sport
Show is sponsored by Marine Industries
Association of South Florida and managed by
Yachting Promotions, Inc. Yachting Promotions,
Inc., is also the producer and manager of the Fort
Lauderdale International Boat Show, the largest
in-water boat show in the United States. This
year's Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is
scheduled for October 31-November 4.
The Fort Lauderdale Spring Boat and Sport
Show is enticing to both consumers and
businesses because it is one of the only shows to
combine a sports and nautical theme. Consumers
are introduced to the latest marine and sports
products-while businesses kick off the summer
season with vacation promotions and increased
The Fort Lauderdale Spring Boat and Sport
Show will be open from Thursday, May 9 to
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Sunday, May 12. Admission is $4 for adults, $2 for
children, and children under 6 are free.
Bahia Mar Hotel and Yachting Center is located
at 810 Seabreeze Avenue just off A1A between
Las Olas Boulvard and 17th Street Causeway.
Milling& Custom Carpentry
E L (305) 584-8558
2945 State Road 84 Ft. Lauderdale, FL33312
FORT LAUDERDALE SPRING
Summer vacation? Don't spend it unprepared.
Plan & Buy now!
Canoes to Yachts
Fishing Tackle to Camping Gear
Surfboards to Ultralights
Diving Equipment to Recreational Vehicles
Save weeks of looking, days of research. Find it all at
the show that brings the boating and sporting worlds
together. For further information (305) 764-7642
Thurs. 12 noon-10 pm Fri./Sat. 10am-10pm Sun. 10am-6pm
May 9-12, 1985
Bahia Mar Hotel and Yachting Center
MOLLIE WILMOT'S NEW
CONDOMINIUM FOR FISH
by Bryan Brooks
The sinking of Mollie Wilmot's Mercedes I off
Ft. Lauderdale is the culmination of a lot of work.
by Steve Somerville from the Broward County
Beach Erosion Division. Steve, who last year was
able to sink the four hundred and thirty seven foot
freighter the MAZON,had promised the divers the
next boat with character to be sunk would be
A lot of divers were upset because the Mazon
was sunk in two hundred feet of water and the
only sportsmen to benefit would be the
fisherman. However as Steve explained the
Fisherman had come forward with the money and
support so the boat was their's. Somerville had
spent over a year looking everywhere for a good
ship with a good profile to sink in shallower water
for the divers. The problem was one of getting the
right ship. He had sunk barges and smaller craft
but what he was looking for was a ship with
character. Well he found it. After the media
exposure of Mollie Wilmot and her odessey in
Palm Beach with the freighter the Mercedes
everyone in the nation knows about the ship. The
ship you will recall was pushed up against her
seawall one night last November after a severe
ocean storm. Her picture was in all the
newspapers and on National Television. She
became a celebrity and her freighter, the rusted
out hulk Mercedes I, became a hero of sorts.
Imagine having the nerve of banging into rich
socialite's palace. Then having the gall to stay
planted there for months as experts'from around
the country tried to dislodge it.
Steve Somerville indeed had found a ship
with character and the divers from Broward
County can thank him for his work. What will
happen next will be an economic boom to Dive
shop owners and divers. However it will also
benefit the economy since a half million divers a
year find their way here. Many of those divers go
to the Keys to dive. We have better restaurants,
hotels, and entertainment. Mollie Wilmot's
nightmare will be Ft. Lauderdale's blessing.
C. Among the other benefactors will be the fish
enviornment. They will be lined up with suitcases
E ready to move in the instant Mollie Wilmot's big
boat sinks to the ocean floor. Within a short time
S growth and living organisms will make their
home on the freighter. In no time at all an artificial
N reef will be established and man can begin to
C reestablish some of what we have taken away in
C the last eighty years.
R The South Florida Divers Club has also done an
extremely good job in volunteering money and
time to cleaning up the boat in an attempt to make
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it safe and fun for divers. Holes have been put in
the side of the freighter which will help to
stabilize it as it sinks and also hopefully make it
easier for bigger fish such as grouper to enterthe
new reef and make it home.
The Hordes of divers that will come from
around the world to dive here as a result of Mollie
Wilmot's Mercedes I can thank these special
people for their time and work.
Steve Somerville walks a tight line between the
divers and fishermen. He has done a good job of
keeping his word. Steve promised a shop with
character, he kept that promise...
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WHAT DO YOU CARRY YOUR
GOODY BAG FOR?
by Corinne Rich
Scuba diving has become a very popular sport.
It can lead you into many other pleasureable
activities. Every diver has had his or her own
reason for pursuing a certification. When I ask
new comers what sparked their interest in scuba
diving the most common answer is, "after I
started snorkeling here in South Florida and the
islands." Observing a living reef for the first time
full of marine life and color, they kick themselves
for what they've been missing. A closer look
would be nice but they can't hold their breath long
enough to enjoy it. The only way they are really
going to reveal in it, is by taking some air-down
A shell collector had a different reason for
dialing a dive shop. He had walked along different
continental shores searching for that one special
shell that continues to elude him. This is how he
expressed it, "as I slowly made headway down an
exotic shore sifting through the sand, I would
look up and our to the sea and know in my heart it
was still there. The treasure I want has a unique
color and design and remains to be a missing part
to my envious shell collection. The dilemma was
how could I get my hands on it when it was being
guarded by man-eating sharks, aggressive
barracuda, and the famous giant octopus that
squeezes the life out of submarines and whales?
There are also moray eels who drag the unwary
diver into his den for a feast and invisible dangers
that mother nature has allowed to be
camouflaged in their environment for their own
protection-watch where you put your hands,
OUCH!." Obiviously this fellow had a pretty vivid
imagination fed by cinema and television. He
took a course after he was reassured that the
majority of his fears were just tall mythical sea
stories. Now he's one of the most relaxed divers I
know still searching fo'rthat rare specimen for his
A married couple walked into our shop about
three months ago with their unusual story about
why they wanted to get certified. They went to
have dinner in a popular seafood restuarant, they
had the strongest craving for lobster tail that
evening. The price on the menu for the surf'n'turf
had gone up they looked at each other, sighed,
and said, "let's spurge we deserve to treat
ourselves." The thought of taking a chunk of the
white tender juicy meat and dipping it into a
pewter bowl of hot drawn butter made their
mouths water so much they handed soggy menus
back to the waiter. While they are waiting for their
treat to be prepared the husband says to his wife,
"I work with a guy who is a scuba diver he claims
that his freezer is so full of lobster tail his wife has
to buy meat on a daily basis because she can't fit
anything into the freezer except ice cube trays
and lobster; but no complaints on her part, they
both have lost weight-she's not buying ice cream
either." After an hour's wait the waiter interrupts
them with "dinner is about to be served, enjoy
your spaghetti." SPAGHETTI?????? we ordered
surf n turf." "I'm so sorry the waiter replies my
terrible mistake, I'll put the order back in, but it
will take another hour." "Another hour &*C% we
are not going to wait another long torturous
hour." The wife says to her husband,"Come along
dear we are going to find a dive shop and become
divers, they will teach us how to catch our own
lobsters and whenever we get a craving we'll just
pull two tails out of the freezer-besides we both
need to lose some weight too.'
There are some people who just want to look
after they get certified. They do not want to bother
with a lot of paraphernalia such as spearguns,
lobster nets, tickle sticks, goody bags, cameras,
etc. Their objective is to relax in a natural tranquil
environment and forget everything except for the
colorful marine life they are observing. This type
of person tends to be someone with a heavy work
schedule during the week. They hold a job in a
hectic office and have to constantly meet
deadlines. Friday and Saturday nights are for
night clubbing and partying. Sunday is laundry
day while nursing a hangover and Monday they
are back on the job exhausted. Enough already,
there must be a better way to spend my
Saturday's and Sunday's that will make me feel
good about myself both physically and mentally.
They pick up the phone and dial a dive shop.
So whether you're going to look, hunt, collect
or take pictures, know the diving laws of the area
your going to be diving in. Don't be ignorant about
what you put in your goody bag. Know for sure
it's legal and yours to keep.
FRANK & JIMMIE'S
Serving South Florida Marine Business lor 38 Years
ALL UNDERWATER RUNNING GEAR
SHAFTS STRUTS RUDDERS PROPELLERS
100 S.W. 6th Street
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
REILLY'S TREASURED GOLD
MANUFACTURER SAND SCOOPS
WE SPECIALIZE IN:
SUnderwater & Land Metal Detectors
Boat Towed Detectors
Treasure Hunting. Diving & Gold Prospecting Equipment
SBooks & Western Statues
2003 W. McNab Rd.. #10
Pompano Beach, FL 33069
S SOUTHWEST LAUNDRY
The Best & Friendliest Yacht Service
in Town. PICK UP & DELIVER, all for*
only 60t per pound (minimum 10 lb.).
All Folded with Shirts and Pants on'
Hangers. We also do DRY CLEANING at
.competitive prices. a K
21 SW 7th St. 761-978 o
THE BROOKS FAMILY
JNDER SEAS SPORTS, INC
1525 N. Federal Hwy.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
M S 8:00 6:00 Sun 8:00. Noon
YOUR FULL SERVICE DIVE SHOP
IN FORT LAUDERDALE
Sales Repairs Rentals
Family owned and operated
by Bryan and Mary Brooks
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THE FULLTIME LIVEABOARD
by Janet Groene
FITNESS AND THE LIVEABOARD
One of the biggest frustrations in living aboard
is lack of room, especially for those of us who
enjoy an exercise program. Even the largest boat
doesn't have headroom high enough for
stretching, floor space enough for the merest
calisthenics and floor exercises, or storage space
for bulky workout machines.
Yet, according to Phillips Petroleum president
Charlie Kittrell who leads his company's
involvement in fitness programs, exercise to
build strength, flexibility, and endurance is the
first key in a total living-well program that
includes rest, nutrition, stress management,
attitude, and other disciplines.
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Sue's involvement locally in the Marine
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"Today 70 million Americans, or nearly half the
population, exercise each day," says Kittrell.
"This year alone Americans will buy 20 million
pairs of running shoes and 10 million leotards,
and will fork over 10 billion dollars for everything
from health spa memberships to home exercise
For those liveaboards who want to get on the
bandwagon, there are a number of choices. One is
simply to exercise outside on deck or dock, no
matter what the weather or who is watching.
Running, which some people favor, speed-
walking which I prefer, and biking are workouts
you can do anywhere without feeling foolish.
They're part of the pleasure of life-on-the-go, and
enjoying as many outdoors sights, sounds, and
scents as possible. Thosewho spend enough time
in one marina can organize an exercise group to
meet at a certain time each day in the clubhouse.
Many of us need the leadership and guidance of
an expert in keeping to a aerobics, jazzercise, or
body-building program but there are barriers
when you're on the go. The most economical
programs, complete with swimming pool and
other equipment, are usually at YM/YWCA's but
each one is independent. If you join in one city,
your membership isn't recognized in the next
place you dock. You can sign up for individual
programs at non-member rates or, at some Y's,
pay the discounted "guest" rate if you're a
member of Y in another city.
One small-town Florida Y charges $250 a year
for family membership, but 13-week programs
which meet two or three hours per week are as
inexpensive as $28 per person. The Y might be the
best bet for you, depending on how long you
linger in one spot.
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Another choice is to join one of the nationwide
health club chains such as European Health Spa,
Holiday, or All-American. Check the Yellow
Pages. Larger chains have affiliates in hundreds
of cities around the United States and, with a little
scheduling, you can always be within reach of
Explore carefully before you join, to make sure:
1. Your membership will gain you access to all
the chain's membership facilities throughout the
U.S. without extra cost.
2. You know exactly what contract costs are.
Some health clubs have a very low weekly or
monthly cost and a big dues atthe end of theyear.
Read the fine print to learn what your total yearly
price will be, and what you get for the money.
3. All member clubs have the kinds of
equipment and training you want to stick with.
The better franchise chains require their
members to have certain facilities. This allows
you to have continuity in your training, no matter
where you are.
4. You understand the club's philosophy. Some
are primarily diet clinics; others accent body
building; still others stress aerobic dance, Yoga,
or massage. Choose a club that can best fulfill
your own needs: general fitness, exercise to
enhance your skill at tennis or mountain
climbing, self defense, weight loss, muscle
building, or whatever.
There are few exercise machines which are
practical for the liveaboard to carry. Some of the
more compact ones are:
Fitness Master LT-35, telephone 800/ 328-8995.
A combination walking, rowing action that
simulates cross-country skiing, this device fblds
to 5 inches high and weighs 35-pounds.
A jumprope. Make your own, for less than a
Bike holder. The Sears catalogue lists a couple
of models. On days when the weather doesn't
invite outdoor riding, set up your bike in the
saloon, and cover all the miles you like.
Waistline wheel. You've seen it on TV and in
catalogues such as Sears. It's two-wheel-s-w----
sturdy handles, weighs only pounds, and allows.
you to work midriff muscles anywhere you have
enough room to spread out on a floor.
Athletic shoes. Whether your exercise is
aerbics, running, or jumping rope, it's important
to have good support. Although these shoes are
acceptable and comfortable anywhere, I have
shoes which are specifically designed for
aerobics and I reserve them just for that.
We know now that it isn't enough just to be
,active, to eat right, and to get away from the dock
on weekends. According to Charlie Kittrell, you
"don't have to be a gifted athlete to participate
and enjoy exercise." No matter how small your
floating home, there's room for the healthful joy
Janet and Gorden Groene lived aboard for ten
years. Their books How to Live Aboard a Boat and
Cooking on the Go, both published by Hearst
Marine Books, are sold in local book stores.
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by John Simpson
Keeping a dog aboard is not a decision to be made
without a great deal of thought. Almost everyone
is polarized on the subject-for, or against. Bring
up the subject among boaters and you will surely
be flooded with opinion mixed small doses of first
Two advantages of a live-aboard dog are
immediately obvious-companionship and
protection. The first of these, companionship, is
not a controversial claim. Few would deny a
dog's inherent loyalty or affection, or even
warmth for a pair of cold feet. Protection, on the
other hand, is a widely misunderstood aspect of
dog ownership. Those who say a dog offers little
protection against a knife or a gun, miss the point
entirely. The dog can be an excellent burglar
alarm, but never a good bodyguard. His bark
enables the skipper to muster his mini-14 in
defense of his ship; it is too much to ask that the
dog repel the boarding party itself. With this in
mind, it is apparent that the prudent choice is a
small, alert, noisy dog rather than a large ego-
boosting dog which will surely build false
A small black dog was bred in Belgium
specifically as a boat dog. The Schipperke
guarded the Belgian canal boats for hundreds of
years and was even used to retrieve lines or pass
them from boat to boat. Like most small dogs,
they are also excellent ratters. The Schipperke
has two additional qualities likely to please the
serious boater. Its hair sheds water and has no
odor; and the hair, though long on the body, is
short around the feet, thus minimizing the
tracking aboard of sand or dirt.
Of course a dog aboard brings with it logistical
problems. It consumes food and water directly
proportional to its body size. It requires sleeping,
napping, and exercise space in direct proportion
to its body size. Last, but not least, it produces
waste material in direct proportion to its body
size. This last fact brings up the subject of waste
disposal and training associated with it. Of the
thousands of suggestions I've read or heard on
the subject, I regard the following as best.
Train a young, unbroken puppy to relieve itself
only on a specific piece of indoor outdoor (non-
foam-backed) carpet, located on your boat or in
your yard. When cruising, keep the carpet in the
cockpit or on deck for the dog's convenience.
When soiled, throw the carpet overboard with line
attached for an automatic cleaning and
freshening. Training a dog who already goes on
grass to change its habit would be most difficult.
Most dogs will refuse to relieve themselves on a
boat, necessitating frequent, inconvenient trips
ashore by dinghy.
Another problem is fleas. The only sure way to
eliminate them completely, is to put a flea-free
dog aboard and never let it off. -If that is not
practical, dip the dog regularly and spraythe boat
regularly, and pray.
To many of us, a dog aboard is well worth the
hassle, and the dog of choice is a Schipperke.
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by Donna Hessman, RN
The boat jibed and the boom swung. Before she
knew what hit her, Mary was lying unconscious
on the deck. Bob froze momentarily. Then hetook
a deep breath and began to help his wife. If you
need help in a medical emergency call the Coast
Guard on Channel 16. Give the name and
description of your vessel, your position and the
nature of the emergency. Also, to save time and
reduce confusion, have the following information
available when calling the Coast Guard for help:
Bleeding? Pulse reading?
Swelling? Can the injured walk?
FIRST AID MATERIALS
Including medicine on board
First aid can range from cleaning and dressing a
wound to saving a friends life. When people board
a vessel and head out to sea, they take on an
unique responsibility to each other. At some point
they may actually depend on someone for their
very survival. This responsibility cannot be
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board. Obviously, the doctor or nurse may be the
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To give proper emergency care you must know
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stop bleeding and how to protect wounds. Taking
a C.P.R. and first aid course from the Red Cross,
for example, will help you act with efficiency and
confidence. A well stocked first aid kit is a must. It
should not only contain the necessary first.aid
materials but also should be prepared with
consideration to the length of the trip, distance
from medical help, and any special medical
problems of those on board. Know where the first
aid kit is kept. While "cool, calm, and collected",
and before leaving the dock, examine your kit to
become familiar with its contents. Don't wait until
an emergency occurs before considering your
first aid capabilities. Careful planning of your trip
and prevention of mishaps is the key to a safe and
enjoyable time. But accidents do happen. Be
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THE ELUSIVE POMPANO FROM
by Bill Rhodes
These unusual looking cousins to the jack
family are somewhat of a rarity along our shores.
March and April are good months of the year,
though, to get a hold of one. After late Spring,
they move off to deeper water or places unknown
and ,make their presence again in the Fall.
'.Garbage can lids", as they are called, are strong
fighters and may reach 40 pounds or more.
In mid-March, I made a triptoa rare "African
Pompano Honey Hole" with an expert on this type
of fishing, Master Angler Larry Butler, from
Miami, guided four boatloads of fishermen and
friends to this oh-so-secret spot. All were
blindfolded of course so the word would not get
Live pinfish were caught close to shore. A few
minutes of chumming brought these durable
baitfish into a feeding frenzy. After a few were put
in the livewell, large pilchards appeared. This
was unexpected. A few casts with a throw net
provided enough bait for everyone. We knew
pinfish worked great but pilchards might be even
better. There was great anticipation as we fought
the choppy seas out to the "Honey hole."
Because of high winds and afast current, plus a
depth of close to 200 feet, six to eight ounces of
lead was needed to take the bait down to "Africa."
These predators have no teeth, just lovely looking
gums and lips that can abrade the line. For this
reason, 60 pound monofilament leader was used
above a number 9 live bait hook.
Everyone baited up and began to make their
drifts over the area. Wouldn't you know it, our
famous guide hooked up right away. Larry hauled
in a nice 14 pounder on 12 pound spinning tackle.
The rest of the anglers were drooling. A solid
hookup from another craft resulted in a cut leader
after a twenty minute battle. This was a lunker
and could not be handled with a 4-0. The action
was constant for over two hours. Many big fish
were lost because of the usual excuses. Some
beauties were landed; four Africans between 14
and 27 pounds. Some Amberjack and Barracuda
provided action also.
After two hours of great fishing, there was a
slow down partially because of worn out anglers
toiling in heavy seas and also because Mr. Jaws
showed up with a few of his buddies.
T.J. was bringing a 30 pound Pompano to the
boat. You could see the fish clearly, a huge silvery
profile, coming up grudgingly, with its
characteristic swimming pattern of going in
circles. The broad sides of the fish reflecting the
sunlight made it appear immense in the crystal
clear water. All seemed to be under control when
a large shadow emerged. The "man in the grey
suit," as we call him, arrived on the scene for an
easy dinner. What a helpless feeling to be unable
to bring the fish in fast enough to escape the
hungry jaws of the shark. With one bite and a
head shake, most of the prize was gone. Even cut
off at the gills, the head weighed 20 pounds! A real
heartbreaker for T.J. who caught his first one
For a while, it seemed that every hookup
resulted in a cutoff. So we packed up and headed
for the barn. During the morning's fishing, other
nice fish were caught in the same manner
including a 30 and a 12 pound Kingfish, some
choice Mutton Snapper, Grouper and Yellowtail.
We did not find out, as was no surprise, that the
pilchards worked even better than pinfish.
I had never eaten African Pompano and
remembered it being rated only as fair as a food
fish. After some careful butchering to remove the
bloodline, the meat was white and tender. Baked
with butter, green peppers, onions, parmesan
cheese plus some secret spices, it was as tasty as
any fish I'd eaten. The texture reminded me of my
all time favorite--snook fillet.
WE also put some in the smoker and it was
second to none in taste. If you are lucky enough to
land one of these beauties, you'll be in for a
surprise when you take him to dinner. Mighty
The Hollywood Sportfishing Club is welcoming
guests and wishes to boost its membership for
1985. Dues are $50 plus $25 initiation. Many
outings are planned all over south Florida. There
are family activities also. We meet the first and
third Thursday each month at DAV HALL, 2118
Scott Street, Hollywood, Florida.
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Sport and drift fishing enthusiasts are marking
their calendars for May 17-19, 1985-the dates for
the 20th Annual $250,000 Pompano Beach Fishing
The Rodeo is a three-day fishing tournament off
Pompano Beach. Anglers travel from many parts
of the country to vie for more than 200 different
awards (cash, trophies and merchandise). Cost to
enter the sportfishing division (from private or
charter boats) is $110 per angler. Driftfishing
enthusiasts compete in their own division from
commercial drift boats. Entry fee is $85 plus the
price of daily fishing trips. With entry and angler
receives a Rodeo t-shirt, cap, awards banquet
ticket and numerous sample items in his of her
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with final registration at spacious Pompano Park
Harness Raceway. Anglers receive their anglers
kits, discuss the rules, inspect the numerous
trophies and awards on display and enjoy the free
hors d'oeuvres while planning their strategy to
catch a blue marlin, a white marlin and asailfish.
The first angler to do so will win the MILLER LITE
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Friday through Sunday all boats-ranging from 15'
and up-head out Hillsboro Inlet for the 8:00 a.m.
"Bimini Start". Each afternoon anglers bring their
catches of eligible fish (blue marlin, white marlin,
sailfish, dolphin, wahoo and king mackerel) to
one of four weigh stations. A point per pound is
awarded,and all non-billfish carry a 15 lb.
Sunday evening everyone gathers at Pompano
Park again for a bountiful buffet and presentation
of awards. Top high-point angler takes home
$10,000 from LOWRANCE ELECTRONICS. Cash
totaling $24,400 is then divided between the next
seven large boat anglers (boat 26' and over) and
seven boat anglers (boats under 26'). Anglers
have over 160 ways to regain his or her entry fee.
Beautiful trophies, cash prizes and merchandise'
are awarded to top females, juniors, families as
well as heaviest three fish in the six eligible
Anglers traveling to Pompano Beach will fine
excellent off-season rates and accommodations at
oceanside hotels. Dockage for boats is also
available at marinas convenient to Hillsboro
Inlet. Anglers trailering boats can leave their
boats and trailers each night at Alsdorf Park boat
launch. The park is located only three blocks from
the Palm-Aire Lucaya, our host hotel. The Lucaya
is located on the beach, and is convenient to
restaurants and shopping for non-anglers
coming for the Rodeo.
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A HONDURAN HOLIDAY
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Travel to Honduras! Well meaning friends
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The bilingual crew onboard the Honduras airline,
offered excellent care and service, the best I've
experienced from any airline. The ninety minute
flight from Miami sped by as I enjoyed welcome
cocktails, and an excellent meal with wines and
liquers. I barely had time to finish reading the
complimentary newspaper (no headlines today)
before we landed in Belize. In another twenty
minutes I would be in Honduras.
On our approach to San Pedro Sula I had a grand
view of the many plantations, a vast
checkerboard of pineapple, banana and palm
fields. By agricultural standards the term
"underdeveloped" had no application here.
Honduras is one of the largest exporters of
bananas in the world!
Unfortunately my stop over in the country's
second largest city would be brief. International
travelers waiting for connections are guided to a
waiting lounge that is conveniently separated
from the main airport lobby. The lounge was full
of people: men, women and children their faces
saying hello or good-bye to loved ones-
businessmen shuttling home to Tegucigalpa, the
capital of Honduras, and returning tourists with
souveniers in hand. Several families making their
way home to the Bay Islands spoke a most
interesting English dialect. They suggested to me
that I visit their beautiful islands, promising palm
lined white sand beaches, and crystal clear
water. Their obvious pride heightened my sense
of travel as the Bay Islands would be my final
destination in Honduras.
My flight was soon announced, and the second
portion of my journey began. The connecting
flight to La Ceiba was aboard a DC-3. My husband
said that those planes "love to fly" and he was
right. Our take off was smooth and sure.
As I looked out my window at the green valleys
below, the glimpse of the sea and the majestic
mountains, exotic places came to mind--Africa,
Asia, the South Seas. Here tool saw land that had
not become dense with concrete and pollution.
My daydreaming became a reality as we landed
in the North coastal city of La Ceiba, with the back
drop of Mt. Pico Bonito shrouded in mist.
I made my way towards immigration and
customs with the rattle of luggage, boxes, and
crates following me. What if my bags were lost?
Certainly there were no computers, or baggage
conveyors, just a jumble of cargo, and Spanish
speaking airport employees. How would I
communicate? The immigration officer stamped
my passport and directed me towards customs.
(Another "surprise", officials are supposed to be
rude). Nearby stood my luggage, (can't wait to tell
my friends that I, as well as my baggage, made it).
After a brief contents inspection I made my way
to the airport lobby. My communication was done
with smiles and patience.
The taxi ride from the airport to the hotel gave me
my first chance to view the country up close. The
North coast of Honduras is tropical and that
flavor abounds. Flame trees were in full bloom,
with their brilliant orange blossoms accentuating
the greenery. Old, gnarled Ceiba trees (La Ceiba's
namesake) stood as monuments to this city, and
as we drove past them I blessed the fact that
buildings and roads had not overtaken their
La Ceiba was alive with activity. People in all
manner of dress and occupation filled the city;
school children on their way home, street
vendors and shoppers returning from the
mercado, businessmen and shopkeepers--all
going in one direction or another. Automobiles,
bicycles, horse and cartsmen vied for a spot on
the road yet every one (even with horns honking)
appeared to be at their leisure. I began to realize
that time was measured here in terms of daily
routines, and not schedules. Nothing was missing
here, nothing except the "war".
Only a few hours ago I had been caught up in the
hectic life and now, here in Honduras I slowly
unpacked my bags. I was amazed at the value of
my hotel accommodations. The hotel's rooms
were reasonable in rate, clean and comfortable. I
turned off the air conditioning and wondered why
we believe everything we read.
While strolling through the city streets that night,
I received smiles from people who too were
enjoying the evening breezes. Brutal crimes are
being committed in my home town, yet it is here
that we perceive the violence. With travel comes
insight I thought to myself as I exchanged a
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outdoors, was perfect. On one wall stood the secl
paintings of this country; delicate water colors wou
depicting the Brassavola (the national flower), Soo
waterfall and jungle scenes, and portraits of men Soon
and women, their faces lined with the maps of by C
their lives. Someone had captured the essence of and
The next morning I awoke to the sounds of the water
city, automobiles, and a rooster crowing good Ther
morning. By prearrangement, and with the help of there
Mr. Oscar Elvir, Hondu Tours, my taxi arrived to Getti
return me to the airport. throi
Once again up in a DC-3, this time on my way to could
the Bay Islands. The flying time to Roatan is Afric
approximately twenty-five minutes. As our trusty his h
DC-3 climbed up over the La Ceiba landscape I Soon
had my first glimpse of the islands. Cayos virtu
Cochinos, just visible from the beaches in La cotta
Ceiba is known as the "little" island. This stop Ther
would.not be on my itinerary however the lure of the t
that delicate island, Plantation Beach Resort (a coulc
wonderful diving facility) and the adventure of After
the Cayos made me wish that I had allowed more (Bayn
Out over the ocean I was able to see the huge under
expanse of reefs that fringe the Bay Islands.
Divers proclaim this reef structure to be one of the My d
most interesting is our hemisphere. Wall diving, tri-le
caves, ledges, sponges and coral of enormous epicu
proportions, and all in reflection glass Caribbean Bonn
Roaten, the largest of the Bay Islands, raised from
steeply out of the emerald green waters. The after
locations like French Harbour, Caribe Point Bight, Disc(
Oakridge, and Sandy Bay beckoned me to stay. prop
The diving resorts and boat chartering operations island
in Roatan (Coco View Resort, Anthony's Key silence
Resort, Roatan Lodge and Caribbean Sailing to thl
Yachts) all offer a wide variety in terms of At thi
location, architecture,- size and activities. Most with
have sprung into operation during the 1970's and back
they all do a wonderful job in providing their Coch
guests comfort, good food, and fabulous diving. Guan
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ime a two-some. Up, up in the air, this time drive throuc
ding 30 miles east to the island of Guanaja. On country side,
way, the plane wings tipped as if to say hello where ever I
la de Barbaret, yet another gem in this jewel many Hondu
n of islands. Another island, another and the frie
uded paradise, The Barbaretta Beach Club American cou
Id be missed on this trip! to the peace
n we landed at the Guanaja airstrip, greeted who was the
aptain Al, a "pet" pig aptly named Barbeque, La Ceiba, and
a member of the Bayman Bay Club staff. After respective fie
reshing Salva Vida (Honduras, in my opinion, In Honduras,
rs the best beer in the world) we boarded our people I pass
er taxi. eye with the
e are no roads on this magnificent island human being;
before all transportation is done by boat. gives one the
ng to Guanaja's only diving resort led us lost in the mi
ugh a water channel that, with imagination San Pedro S
d have been the original .location for the mystical Ma
;an Queen. I almost expected a hippo' to lift botanical gar
ead out of the water! it's 19th cent
I we approached the Bayman Bay Club, as Tegucigalpa,
al Swiss Family Robinson fantasy. The beautiful Bay
iges are all nestled along as sloping hillside. returning visi
white sand beach, the panoramic ocean view, When you re;
:rade winds and the tropical vegetation, I lines! Never c
d hardly believe-that this was my reality! to Nicaragua
greetings from the staff, a hello from Pepito If it's congeni
mans plumed beauty) and a walk through, value, varied
around the fragrant flora and fauna, I fell diving you're
r the spell oftropical island enchantment! to visit this ci
on their recei
ays of leisure, relaxing in Baymansfabulous crazy, crazy
vel main club house, each meal an
urean's delight, and trips to the stilt town of
naca (Saturday night at the Mountain View),
ed almost with the blink of my eye. Aside
everything there is to cherish the memories, GRAPHIC
such as experience, I'll never forget diving. 631 S(
covering those virgin reefs; mammoth in FORT LAU
portion, a rainbow of color that skirt the
d of Guanaja, it was the pure joy, during the
ce of a dive, of becoming one, returning back Lamini
e womb of life, that I'll best rember.
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it came a vow that I would once again come laminate: chain
to Honduras and to the Bay Islands; Cayos
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receiving a smile and a wave hello
went. I had the pleasure of meeting
rans who value both my friendship
ndship of my country. I met an
uple from New York who have retired
of Belfate. He a 90 year old painter
master of the water colors I saw in
I she a writer-both acclaimed in their
on the mainland and in the islands,
s, without exception, look me in the
acknowledgement that we are all
s. I have found simply that life there
i sense of being in control, and not
aze of hectic society.
Sula, the plantations, Copan, her
yan ruins, the North coast, the
dens near Tela, La Ceiba, Trijillo and
tury fort, shopping in the capital,
and probably most of all, the
' Islands, have made each of my
ts memorable experiences.
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did find that war, but then I didn't go
or El Salvador.
iality, a glimpse at another culture,
scenery, tropical islands and great
looking for, don't pass up a chance
country. Oh, yes my friends, (based
nt trip) will now tell you that your
if you don't go to Honduras!
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FORT LAUDERDALE--Stone crabs, spiced shrimp,
hearts of palm salad, swordfish, conch chowder--
and other seafood specialties-will be featured 11
a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 13 at the "First
Annual Fort Lauderdale Seafood Festival," to
benefit the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society.
The extravaganza, which includes a variety of
music and entertainment, takes place along the
north side of the New River between Bubier Park
and the FEC Railroad Tracks.
More than 15 of the area's most well-known
restaurants will have seafood sampling booths
throughout the festival.
Festiva; goers will be able to sample
specialties for nominal prices.
Participating restaurants include: The
Fisherman, Crab Shanty, Durty Harry's, Tugboat
Annie's, The Historic Bryan Homes and Capers.
The festival will also feature a variety of
entertainment for the entire family. Activities
scheduled throughout the day include: musical
performances, a "dunking" booth with local
politicians as targets, and oyster-eating contest,
a fishing booth, moon walk, goldfish booth and
The Seafood Festival is free and open to the
To kick-off the Seafood Festival, Travelhost
Magazine will host the "Sea Hors D'erby," a
search for the perfect seafood hors d'oeuvre 5
p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, April ll at Bubier Park.
(100 S.E. Las Olas Blvd.)
Chefs from the area's finest restaurants will
prepare a variety of hors d'oeuvres thatwill be
savored and judged by both celebrated food
critics and invited guests.
Admission to the Sea Hors D'erby is $15. All
proceeds benefit the Fort Lauderdale Historical
The "First Annual Fort Lauderdale Seafood
Festival" is co-sponsored by: the Fort Lauderdale
Histortical Society, City of Fort Lauderdale, News
and Sun Sentinel Company, WAXY-FM, WSVN,
and Travelhost Magazine.
The Seafood Festival will begin at Bubier Park,
located between Andrews Avenue and S.E. 1 Ave.
on the north side of the New River. It will extend
west under the Andrews Avenue Bridge along the
New River, until the FEC Railrood Tracks.
The site is easily accessible from Broward
Blvd. or East Las Olas Blvd. via S.E. 1 Ave.
Parking is readily available in the downtown area
and in the Fort Lauderdale City Parking Garage
(100 S.E. 1 St.) which is two blocks from the site.
For more information, call 463-4434. A rain date
of Sunday April 14 has been set just in case.
DINING OUT:- RINALDO'S
By Nedda Anders
In a nondescript shopping center on Dixie
Highway, a curiously ornate carved wooden door
leading into an intimate, immaculately fresh
restaurant, is your open sesame to a dining
experience as filled with riches as the caves of Ali
Baba. The magicians here are Ronald (Rinaldo
Rabern-former line chef at the Four Seasons
restaurant in New York, executive chef at
Paesano's and assistant chef at Down Under and
Casa Vecchia in Fort Lauderdale--witb his co-chef
and partner, James Malandro. This excellent
team dispenses some skillfully executed and, for
the most part, inspired fare. It is an eclectic menu,
with traces of Italian here, a soupcon of French-
As befits a small restaurant in which
everything is cooked to your order (or tastes as if
it were) the menu is very limited. Two different
appetizers and no more than eight entrees are
offered each night. There are always a couple of
pastas, and fish entrees, lamb chops, duck, beef
and a veal dish or two.
On one recent visit, at our table for four the
most successful dish was the scampi over
linguine ($15.95), with large tender shrimp served
over delicately sauced slithery pasta. The
duckling guava a I'orange ($13.95), though it had
the requisite crackling brittleness of skin, was
less persuasive, the meat somewhat lacking in
flavor. On another occasion, the yellowtail
snapper primavera studded with al dente
vegetable dice bathed lightly in herbs ($15.95)
-was memorable, as it should be. This is a fine
local fish, and one can safely assume that
whoever does the marketing at Rinaldo's knows
how to select the best and freshest of ingredients,
and cooks them with care and professionalism to
insure a high level of quality even when, as
sometimes can happen (cooking is, after all, an
art), the result is less than total perfection. I'll
take a fresh local fish any day over the most
exotic variety flown across the world.
Grace notes abound here. For example, you
receive a complimentary hors d'oeuvre platter for
starters. One evening it included fried parsley
sprigs, cold-stuffed mussels, and guacamole
nochas served with a dice of hotjalapeno peppers
to add spice at your option. The excellent salad
included in the price of the main dish is a still-life
of greens studded with black Greek olive, slices of
tomato that taste like tomato, onions,
cucumbers, and strips of feta cheese, all tossed in
a well-balanced creamy vinaigrette. Also
included in the price of the entree is some form of
pasta, and well-textured bread lightly touched
with cheese and redolent of garlic. A
complimentary palate-refreshing boysenberry
sorbet appeared before our entree, and we were,
informed that' it was"for people we like and also if
there is a slight delay between courses." A cordial
glass of Japanese plum wine, also served on the
house at the conclusion of the meal, was another
Our order for tea produced a tray full of tea
bags, including Earl Greys and a variety of herbal
concoctions. Brewed tea in a teapot would have
been more flawlessly classic. The lack of a
printed bill-of-fare bothers many diners,
especially when prices are not stated during the
oral recital. However, we are informed that a
printed menu is too restrictive for creative chefs,
who like to prepare the daily offerings based on
what is best in the market that morning. Since
prices at Rinaldo's are kept within a reasonable
range, from $11.95 to $16.95, except for two
entrees offered as specials (to $18.95) one never
has the sense that the house is trying to run up the
bill by concealing information about prices. The
final reckoning is always straightforward' and
moderate, given the high quality of the
restaurant, and the ample portions served.
Dessert was heavenly: double chocolate
mousse cake ($2.75). I hear that zabaglione over
fresh strawberries, and cream cheese ice cream
with chocolate crumbs ($3.00) are also favorites
with the Rinaldo regulars. Wine fanciers will find
fifty-two different ones listed, priced from $8 to
$110 for the bottle.
Service was cheerful and accommodating. As
promised when we phoned for reservations, we
notified the waiter about the dietary needs of one
member of our party. Fish, vegetables, pasta,
bread, etc. all came as requested, without butter
or margarine. This kind of minor personal
attention should be possible in all cook-to-order
fine restaurants, but.is rarely produced without a
lot of hassle. Somehow, the chef never seems to
get the message from the waiter. Perhaps
because Rinaldo's son, David, who is in charge of
the dining room, is the conduit, there is a direct
line of communication between- the chef and the
One caveat: only 42 diners can be
accommodated at one time, and this restaurant
has a following, so be prepared to say your
magic words ("I'd like to reserve a table") at least
a week before the dining-out occasion.
2705 North Dixie Highway. 561-8129
Dinner only, 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Closed Mondays.
Reservation are essential.
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STRANAHAN HOUSE RECEIVES
by Ellen Berger
FORT LAUDERDALE -- Stranahan House has
received a $2,000 grant from the Ford Jeter Brown
Foundation, a local non-profit, charitable
organization. The announcement was made by
Rosanne Morse, executive director of the
Foundation and Joan Mikus, executive director of
Stranahan House. The grant will be used to
sponsor educational programs at Stranahan
House for girl scout troops throughout Broward
The Ford Jeter Brown Foundation, Inc. was
established in 1971 by pioneer resident Mrs. Ford
J. Brown. The Foundation is dedicated to
providing aid and assistance to worthy
individuals and groups, to undertake the care of
the helpless or needy and to advance knowledge
and learning by providing facilities for public
education and development. The Foundation
currently supports various non-profit
organizations throughout Broward County. The
Foundation's focus is on funding and operating
programs in areas which appear to have fallen
outside the interests of private industry.
"SECRETS FROM THE EARLY
MAPS OF FORT LAUDERDALE"
by Suzanne Savery
Early maps and explorers in Southeastern Florida
will be the topic of discussion at the next History
Program sponsored by the Fort Lauderdale
Historical Society. On Wednesday, April 10th, at
8:00 p.m., Dr. ALan K. Craig, from the Department
of Geography at Florida Atlantic University, will
join the Historical Society for a program entitled
"Secrets from the Early Maps of Fort Lauderdale."
Dr. Craig will ise a historic approach to this
subject. Using examples of maps dating back to
the 17th and 18th centuries he will examine the
names of various locales, the changes the names
have undergone and their respective meanings.
The program will demonstrate not only the types
of information that can be gained from maps, but
also specific insights into the geography of
Southeastern Florida. The program will be
illustrated with slides and maps from Dr. Craig's
The program will be held at the Historical Society,
219 S.W. 2nd Avenue. Admission is free to
Historical Society members; $1.00 for non-
members. Please reserve seating by calling the
Historical Society at 463-4431.
THE BARNACLE EARLY LIFE ON
by Barbara Roberts
On the coastline of Coconut Grove, Florida lies
a quaint historic site, a curious and interesting
place-particularly to sailing people. The Barnacle
State Historic Site is the former residence of
Commodore Ralph Munroe, yacht designer and
pioneer settler of the Biscayne Bay area.
Access to the site is on Main Highway in
downtown Coconut Grove. From there you are
taken on atour away from the hustle and bustle of
modern day life; taken back to "the Era of the Bay"
-a time when Biscayne Bay was the "Main"
A short walk through a tropical hammock leads
you to the Barnacle House, and a lovely view of
the bay. Native and ornamental trees and palms
landscape the grounds, many of them gotten
through the friendship between Mr. Munroe and
Dr. Fairchild, a botanist who lived just down the
A tour through the house reveals the lifestyle of
Munroe and his family. Designed by Munroe to
compliment the coastline environment, the
Barnacle House utilizes the breezes from the bay
along with a ventilation system that truly sets an
example for modern passive design.
In the late 1800's Ralph Munroe sailed down
from Staten Island to begin a new life on Biscayne
Bay. Being an accomplished yacht designer he
centered his designs on shallow draft boats-
much needed for navigating the south Florida
waters. The ketch Micco, one of Munroe's
"Presto" design yachts is on display at the park.
Ralph Munroe is often remembered as a
renaissance man. He loved south Floridaforwhat
it was and strived to keep at least a small part of it
that way. The Barnacle is truly an example of
early life on the bay.
You can visit the site at 3485 Main Highway,
Coconut Grove. Tour times are 9 am, 10:30, 1 pm
and 2:30, admission is 500. For further
information speak with a park ranger by calling
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"CALL FOR DOCENTS"
Are you interested in learning about Fort
Lauderdale's colorful history and sharing it with
others? Then our educational program is for you.
Volunteers are needed to conduct tours on a
prescheduled basis. School classes who visit the
museum will be introduced to several exhibit
areas that illustrate the development and growth
of Fort Lauderdale and Broward County. Notonly
will you find out about such people as Frank and
Ivy Stranahan, who were leading citizens of early
Fort Lauderdale, you will also impart this
knowledge to school children. There will be
Don't miss this dual experience; learning the
history of the area where you live plus sharing it
Contact Julienne Marks ast 463-4431 between
8:30-1:30 for more information and an
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(between SW 2nd & 3rd Ave.)
WHEN: Saturday, April 13th
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CATALINA ASSOCIATION OF
by Hilda Roberts
We are celebrating Easter by sailing the
weekend of April 5th to Miami, staying at the
Miami Beach Marina. The April meeting will be
held on the tenth, at the Commodore's home. The
second race of the firstseries will be on April 21st.
The third race of this series will be a night race
ending with a raft up at Lake Sylvia. April
promises to bring perfect weather for these
events. We had several calls in response to our
last article when we announced we had opened
our membership to all sailboats. If you are
interested in joining our club, call at485-4316. We
have a great program coming up this summer.
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THE DIP TABLE
by James E. Sullivan
The Dip Table is found on the inside cover of the
Nautical Almanac. Its primary purpose is to
correct the sextants altitude for the dip of the
horizon, due to the height of the eye above sea
level, however the table will give other
mathematical answers to navigational problems,
1. Dip correction for the sextant. Example: Enter
with the eye's height above water. Height of eye is
9.5 feet, correction is -3.0 minutes. Subtract this
from sextant altitude.
2. Change feet to meters or meters to feet.
Example: 4 meters equal 13.3 feet.
3. Give the distance to the horizon. Example:
Height of the eye is 22 feet. The horizon is 4 1/2
nautical miles away.
4. Give the hull speed factor for displacement
vessels. Example: Waterline of vessel is30.5feet,
factor is 5.4. Factor is multiplied by 1.34. Hull
speed is 7.236 knots.
5. Approximate the surface range of radar.
Example: Height of radar antenna is 35 feet.
Factor is 5.7. Factor is multiplied times 1.3.
Surface range is 7.41 nautical miles.
by Robert Barrientos
Mr. Charles Huber, Public Education Officer for Ft.
Lauderdale's United States Coast Guard
Auxiliary, Flotilla 3-2, announced today that a 10
lesson 5 week Safe Boating course will begin on
May 13th 1985.
The course 'BOATING SKILLS AND SEAMANSHIP'
will be held on Monday and Thursday nights from
8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., at Ft. Lauderdale's
U.S.C.G. Auxiliary base located at 601 Seabreeze
Blvd. (North of Bahia Mar)
The course, is devised to provide basic
knowledge to pleasure boaters and thereby
enhance their safety and enjoyment while
boating. The course is free, however there is a
nominal fee for textbook and materials.
Due to the overwhelming response in the past, it
is suggested that persons wishing to sign up for
the course do so early as the class must be be
held to a limit of 80 students.
To sign up or for additional information contact:
U.S.C.G. Auxiliary, 601, Seabreeze Blvd., Ft.
Lauderdale, Fla. 33316, or CALL: 463-0034
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SECOND ANNUAL SAILBOAT
The North Broward Kiwanis Club has
announced that it will sponsor the Second Annual
Sailboat Fishing Tournament scheduled for
Saturday, November16, 1985. This year's event
will again benefit the Neurofibromatosis
Foundation of Florida. The Hollywood
Sportfishing Club and the Florida Off-Shore Multi-
hull Association are co-sponsors of this year's
tournament to take place off Broward County's
coast. Awards and prizes will be given for several
fish species and types of sailing craft, reports
tournament chairperson, Patrick O'Donnell.
The First Annual Sailboat Fishing Tournament
broke new ground, allowing sailors and anglers
to combine resources and create a new sport.
Participants, like Nem and Bonny Hausman, not
only sailed away with a twenty-three pound
dolphin, but carried with them a sense of
enthusiasm and feeling of discovery that
prevailed that day last November as sailor
encountered fishing and angler experienced
Most important, 1984's Sailboat Fishing
Tournament raised badly needed funds for the
Neurofibromatosis (NF) Foundation of Florida.
NF or Elephantman's Disease affects at least
1,000 American babies annually, according to Dr.
Sandra C. Grady (with the NF Foundation in this
area), and is twice as common as muscular
dystrophy. One hundred thousand human beings
suffer from NF in this country; one to two
thousand Broward Countians are among them.
Sailors and anglers interested in participating
in the Second Annual Sailboat Fishing
Tournament, organizations and groups wanting
to get involved in the tournament and helping NF,
and potential corporate and institutional
sponsors inclined towards promoting this benefit
fishing tournament are urged to contact the
tournament committee at:
Sailboat Fishing Tournament Committee
c/o Waterfront News
320 S.W. 2nd Street
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
or phone 305-524-9450.
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Recently, a local South Florida resident
purchased a 1979 53' Hatteras. After a thorough
examination of the interior, serious problems
were found. First, large amounts of engine carbon
were found deep in the carpet, on the drapes,
sofa, and chairs. Also, water stains,
discoloration, and fading were found throughout
the yacht from leaks and exposure. Normally,
replacement costs of approximately $3500.00
would have been considered, however after
discussing textile restoration costs, compared to
replacement, a savings of 80% was presented.
The owner was happy yet slightly skeptical, due
to his lack of knowledge of restoration.
The carbon was successfully removed giving
the carpet its bright sheen. Then, the waterstains
were removed from the drapes, and recoloring
was performed on the carpet and chairs where
the sun had caused fading. This is not to say that
everything can be made to look like new again,
but with today's technology its hard to tell the
Restoration is thespecialized service of taking
damaged or what many would consider old and
worn out textiles and with innovative techniques
return them to their closest original appearance.
If your interior is deteriorated and you are
considering replacement, restoration maybe a
better choice. For just a few, dollars more a
specialist will locate problems that most cleaners
Here is a good example of who and whatto look
for. First, if possible, find someone who has a
background in textile restoration and recoloring.
Ask if they work using what is known as "The ph
Curve." This separates the men from the boys and
it works like this: astain that forms on textiles is
the result of a chemical interaction between the
natural ph (power of hydrogen) of the material
and foreign substance. Below are illustrations
showing how- the ph curve works in order to
neutralize a stain.
ph=power of hydrogen
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Continuing with the treatment of stains:
problems found on charter boats are the most
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SPECIAL NOTE: The chart above shows the
opposite relationships need to neutralize. Also
note that the relationships vary in geometric
. progression. Example... a ph of 8 is lOtimes more
alkaline than 7, while a ph of 9 is 10 times more
alkaline than 8, or 100 times more than 7. A ph of
11 is 10,000 times more alkaline than 7.
After the charter, what's usually left are spilled
bloody marys, suntan oil on the sofa and chairs,
the remains of motion sickness, and an
assortment of interesting stains and spots that
have unknown origins..Again, a simple cleaning
is not enough to remove these stains. In order to
correct them the ph level must be determined then
neutralized by using an assortment of chemicals.
Some chemicals such as, hydrofloric acid
(erusticator) are used for removing water stain,
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industrial strength hydrogen peroxide to lighten
dark areas. These are a few examples of
chemicals used in everyday restoration. There
are others which should be considered depending
on the severity of restoration required
The restoration process discussed above is one
of the most-efficient ways of returning textiles to
their original appearance. By determining the ph
value, the correct chemical can be applied to
restore textiles; therefore saving about half the
cost of replacement.
The ph Curve and Professional Fabric Care:
Knowing the acidic or alkaline strength of a
compound is more important when cleaning or
spotting upholstery fabrics than when spotting
carpet fibers. Many fiber dyes can become lose
or change color when the ph changes. Carpet
fiber dyes are often bound more tightly to the
fiber than upholstery fiber dyes. Printed dyes can
become very loose or change colors markedly if
the ph changes a few units.
The strength of an acid or alkali is expressed in ph
values of 0 to 14 as a matter of convenience, to
show each compound's relation to the others. A
ph of 7 (distilled water) is considered neutral. All
compounds having a number less than 7 are
acidic; increasing in strength as they approach
Always test full strength. If problem is too much
alkalai, rinse w/just plain water and dry
thoroughly as a first resort.
Lynn Paul Goodman is the President of Protective
Systems, a fabric and restoration company
serving Broward, Palm Beach and Martin
Lynn is also the sales manager for Alcor Inc., a
restoration, chemical and equipment supply
company which now serves the entire
southeastern United States.
He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, and
has been involved in restoration since 1977. He
has been, involved in projects such as the
restoring of tapestries and artwork at the formal
grounds :of Vizcaya on Key Biscayne, and most
recently participated in the fire restoration of
Jackie Gleason's home.
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by Bill Lange
Several times each month a skipper right off
southeast Florida calls the U. S. Coast Guard for
assistance, and is asked "What is your vessel
location?", only to reply that he or she is not
certain. Fortunately things usually get ironed our
Keeping yourself oriented is surely not easy for
not all who depart a Florida inlet or Government
Cut have Loran, RDF, SSB, or even a properly.
Why not adopt that Indian trick, well known to
Boy Scouts? Look back frequently, that is
westward toward shore.
While you can read this article quite easily, the
information becomes extremely difficult to
reconcile as you call in desperation on VHF (or far
worse on CB), with both distance and electronic
interference. So lets run down a list of landmarks
which it would be well for you to know. Most on
the list will be understood by the USCG, and all
are known to such offshore experts as Captain
Mark, stalwart of the 15th Street navy, or to
Skipper Rice of the Pompano Power Squadron
whose sloop trimly paces off our strand in many
kinds of wind.
Practice identifying these landmarks so that
you'll be reasonably certain which one you think
you see, even in poor visibility or at night. Or even
at extreme distance when just a top of the mark is
at your.horizon. Naked eye can do thejob, though
your boat's equipment is not complete without
binoculars. Some of these points are on a marine
chart. Some day take a car along the whole
coastal route to check the names.
You may agree to knowing the mark on this list,
or maybe even to others. But try to know two
other things. What is your bearing to the mark
(i.e. degrees on your compass), and your distance
offshore (even experts have trouble on this
estimate for various conditions affect one's
judgement, although there are a few simple ways
of getting a rough measurement).
Whatever you do, be not hesitant. Tell the
listener what you think you see. What mark? Do
you see it all or just some top part? What color?
At what angle? And in relation to what else? If it is
for sure a boat, which direction from you, its type
and color, maybe its direction of movement. As
long as you have fair communication (be terse,
don't waste your battery) do not waste your
flares yet. Thar is why you should also have the
other types of visual distress signals--such as
mirror to flash, SOS light, the orange special flag.
So for the list if marks which you and others
can identify, listed starting from the South: your
western horizon shows,
the hotels of North Miami Beach, then a gap
in that gap is the "golf ball", the Hallandale
then wall of buildings until a low row
standing up, apart, going north is the building
IS IT THE
called Hollywood Hotel or Bible College
* then the low park area (north Hollywood Beach
and Lloyd Park) and about here you will often see
jetaircraft taking off or landing at 'Fort
Lauderdale Airport. Excellent reference since you
might even describe whether they loop toward
you or not.
* if the sun is low on the horizon it is an excellent
reference to give your bearing
* next we have the very standard FOUR STACKS
of FPL. Now you can state their color, or how
much you see, as a measure of distance. They
also give you your angle of view. Do you see one
stack...thus all in a line, or do you see four from
their south or their north, and what is spacing.
* next is that very tall building (called Point of
Americas) just on NE edge if Government Cut(and
has a 19 mile visible white four second flash at
* then the row of Fort Lauderdale buildings which
has a Howard Johnson's near Sunrise Boulevard.
* then the low green of Birch Park with just to the
north a wall of Gait Ocean Mile buildings
* then the low Lauderdale-by-the-Sea gap with a
tall church spire centered (Coral Ridge
* then another orange-colored Howard Johnsons
and the wall of Pompano Beach building,
including another orange HJ
* at the right angle you can also seethe Pompano
water tower just between two condos
* further north a skyline gap which is Hillsboro
Inlet with a stick of tall condos at its south edge,
and Hillsboro Light Tower which is evident at
night and usually stands out by day
* the Goodyear blimp often appears in the general
area, or patrols Pompano area and you could
report its position relative your boat
* likewise the small tow planes with signs off Fort
Lauderdale can serve as a reference for they turn
most often at same points
* north Hillsboro Inlet there is the low area and
then a condo row near the Barefoot Mailman;
further an orange HJ, Deerfield.
* further to the north the easy mark to identify is
pink towered Boca Raton complex.
As you talk on the radio with whoever is
hearing you, others may be listening and they will
help without your knowing it. They may be
observing and reporting by radio or landline what
they see or hear. They may also be getting a
direction on your transmitter by
RDF......sometimes you will be asked to give a
long count (slowly to ten and back to zero).
Now....any questions? Ask your local US Coast
Guard Auxilliary Flotilla. Or call as to the nearest
free boating instruction by USCGA or USPS,- 1-
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make certain all doors, hatches and ports are closed, galley fires
and pilot Jights out, engine and electrical equipment off, and
smoking prohibited. Gasoline vapors are enormously explosive
and being heavier than air, settle-in the lower areas and bilge.
After fueling, thoroughly ventilate all compartments and check.
for fumes before attempting to start the motor. Remember, igni-
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V [ Ask Big Al...
Every time I go down to my boat the battery for
the port engine is down low or dead. The
Starboard battery is fine and one starts both
engines with it. I've got a battery shut off switch
and with that on off the battery still goes dead.
Both batteries have approximately six months
old and checked out perfectly. What's wrong?
Usually when battery switch is on off,
everything is off except the bilge pump which is
hooked up with the automatic switch to activate
the bilge pump in case of water in the bilges. The
pump running continously will discharge the
battery. Check to see if pump of automatic switch
is attached to that battery. See if pump runs when
battery is changed also check by removing
battery cable from battery and put a gauge in
between cable end and battery terminal to check
if there is any electrical draw, if there is, trace all
wires leading to that battery to fine leak
Have a Caterpiller Diesel in my single engine
fishing boat that is losing power and slowing
down at top speed. Tried different fuel at other
docks still the same. New fuel filters did not help.
Starts fine and runs good at low speeds but does
not go fast at higher throttle
Many things hold a boat back from moving at
full throttle. Here are a few suggestions. First the
bottom cannot be loaded with barnecles. The
propellor must be clean and true, no bent or
nicked blades. The air filter must be removed,
replaced or cleaned. The injectors should be
checked by a good shop having the right
equipment for possible malfunctions at high
r.p.m.s's.lf the fuel lines are clean and not kinked
or bent and filters have been changed that boat
Have a 31' sailboatwith engine problems. Have
a gas engine that is about done for and wish to
change to another source of power. What can you
I would go for a small disesel for your boat.
Safety-wise and economy-wise a diesel is the
way to go. The original cost is more, but the range
and maintenance costs more than compensate
that. You have a choice of Perkins, Volvo,
Yanmar, Isuso, ect. in small diesels that will fit in
a small space and run with a minimum of
problems. Electrical (points, plugs, coils, ect.)
headaches are gone and keep the filters clean and
the fuel filtered for dirt and water and the oil
changed regularly and that's it. My diesel is (5)
years old approximately and runs as sweet as the
day I installed it.
I have a 351 cu in 255 H P Waukesha gas engine
that I can start after pumping the throttle three
times and four or five revolutions. After it warms
up and .1 shut it down it will not start again.
Priming the engines does not help. Had carb re-
built, coil, points, condenser, replaced, still no
help. Called in a mechanic who could not help me.
Very embarrassing at fuel dock as I tie up pumps.
Will start engine cools down. Any help will be
Most of the time hard or no starting when engine
is shut down hot, is caused by flooding in
carburetor. Float level is too high, or needle value
is not shouting off gas which runs down into
manifolds wetting the plugs. A malfunctioning
choke can also cause this. Holding the throttle
wide open and turning engine over will
sometimes clear engine or excess fuel in
:;:-.manifolds. I would pull the spark plugs and check.
for wetness and fueling after a no-start. Bad
plugs and cracked or leaking wires will
contribute to your problem. I worked on a 225
Crysler engine with the same trouble that was
solved by replacing the carburetor which was
IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM OF ANY KIND WITH YOUR
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clo Waterfront News
320 SW 2nd Street
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
(or call 524-9450)
Big Al will research your problem and answer it to the
best of his ability given the information provided.
(Big Al, a.k.a. Alvin Grodsky, is a Marine Engine Instructor
for the Coast Guard Auxiliary. He is an aircraft pilot and
former United States Marine Corps Engine Maintenance
Instructor and an Instructor of Engines and Maintenance
for the U.S. Government as a civilian. Al has over fifty
years of marine engineering experience, from steam on.)
Editors Note: "Big Al" informs us that Al Grodsky is
available to any clubs, groups or organizations
desiring guest speakers to talk on marine
mechanics and other marine topics you can
contact Al through the Waterfront News.
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SAFE BOATING SKILLS COURSE
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Safe Boating skills will be taught in a six week
Boating Course by the Fort Lauderdale Power
New River Middle School
3100 Riverland Road
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
beginning with registration and the first class on
Tuesday, April 16, 1985 at 7:30 p.m.
The classes meet two nights a week on
Tuesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and last two
The Boating Course includes classes on
Equipment, Regulations, Boat Handling, Charts,
Aids to Navigation, Basic Navigation, Engine
Troubleshooting, Sailing and many other
subjects of interest to boat owners.
A nominal charge is made for the
comprehensive boating manual and instrument.
The instruction is free.
For more information call: P/C Clarence C.
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EDGE OF THE FOREST
by M.G. Swift
Before hiking into the swamp, I secured my
sneakers to my feet with duct tape. I did not know
what to expect. I was told the muck could suck
one's shoes right off one's feet. The advice was
No shoes were lost but I was quickly up to my
knees in mud and had to learn to look very closely
where. I placed my feet. The key to the swamp is
looking closely at things. There are inter-
relationships among the residents of the swamp. I
learned to depend upon tree roots to provide me
with stepping places and support above the
muck. Airplants and orchids depend upon the
same trees' branches as bases. The stands of
cypress and palm apple trees depend upon the
ground water flow through the muck from saw
grass wetlands. Alligators hide in the grass as
osprey circle overhead. All is inter-derelated.
The scene above is not in Everglades National
Park. Just southeast of the intersection of State
Roads 84 and 7 (U.S. 441) are 600 acres of intact
wetlands surrounded by urban Broward County.
WEEK OF THE OCEAN
April 25-May 5
FORT LAUDERDALE....The public is invited to
participate in a Week of the Ocean Florida
Seafood Seminar featuring Lucille Fekete, local
lecturer/author, to be held Saturday, April 13,
beginning at 9:30 a.m. and concluding at 12 noon
with a seafood sampling at the International
Swimming Hall of Fame Celebrity Room, 1 Hall of
Fame Drive, Fort Lauderdale, according to
Cynthia Hancock, Week of the Ocean president.
The $20 fee includes a $5 non-refundable
registration deposit; a notebook of fish facts and
recipes; and a chance to sampling the day's
Lucille Fekete demonstrates similar skills at
area boat shows and is the author of several
This event is a fundraiser and kickoff event for
the Sixth Annual Week of the Ocean Festival
scheduled for Broward April 25 to May 5 which
includes the Fort Lauderdale Billfish Tournament;
the School Marine Fair; arts and crafts; seafood
samplings; sea chanteyman Tom Callinan; an
ecological beachwalk; snorkeling and a sea turtle
release. Another seminar on local water-oriented
issues and appearances by Mr. and Mrs. Fish, an
award-winning marine education show, round
out the program.
Those interested in any of these offerings
should contact Hancock at 462-5573.
MANATEES AT THE DISCOVERY
by Joy Bedick
The exhibit "Florida's Manatees," on display at
the Discovery Center through May 31, features a
complete manatee skeleton. The exhibit is on loan
from the Florida State Museum. In conjunction
with the exhibit, the Discovery Center is hosting
special workshops and programs about
"Mysterious Manatee" -April 9, 10 and 12, at 1
p.m. :This recently produced film by Pet Project,
Crystal River, Florida, features underwater
footage of manatee life.
"Silent Sirens" -Thursday, April 11, 1 p.m.: a
unique film about mantees will be highlighted by
guest speaker Fred Goulette, a local expert on
manatees from Florida Power and Light
"Manatee or Mermaid" -Saturday, April 13, 1
p.m.: Karen Mauck will explore myths and facts
concerning the manatee. Original video footage
of local manatee habitats will be utilized.
"Living Waters for Manatees" -Saturday, April
27, 1 p.m.: By utilizing the Discovery Center's
Stream Table, John Ringenberger, curator of
exhibits, will show visitors how rivers, streams
and beaches are formed. Ringenberger will talk
about soil erosion and why manatees are
attracted to waters in South Florida.
The Discovery Center is located at 231 S.W.
Second Avenue. Hours are 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
"This ecosystem is an endangered subtropical
Florida environment," according to the
naturalists guiding-us through tangles of vines,"
delicate specialized environment found nowhere
else in the world."
The government of Broward County wants to
build a badly needed garbage dump and resource
recovery facility where the saw grass now grows
up to the edge of the cypress forest. Studies
indicate that the "edge of the forest" zone is where
most wildlife lives and feeds. Development to the
edge causes the forest and wildlife to recede.
Ground water flow rates from the sawgrass to the
cypress and pond apple swamp would be affected
and water pollution could also result.
At present time this fresh water swamp system
seems to be holding it's own neutralizing
saltwater intrusion. The channelization of the
New River's south fork-which skirts the swamp to
the east and south-has introduced more brackish
water into the wetlands at high tide. The
ecosystem is vital enough though to flush the salt
out at low tide with a surge of fresh water. The
water is clear with natural filtration working to
rechange Broward County's aquifer which is the
source of our drinking water.
It seems the animal life is relatively unafraid
of man in these tangles. But as the human
population of Broward County continues to grow
pressures are being put upon such areas as this
swamp; fewer acres of sawgrass wetland and
more dumps, fewer cypress trees and more
saltwater intruding into our drinking supply.
The lesson learned in the swamp was inter-
relationships. Even man is dependent upon it.
A CLASSIFIED AD
in the: WATERFRONT NEWS
320 S.W. 2nd St.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
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ADVERTISING DEADLINE THE FIRST DAY OF THE MONTH
April 15- May 15, 1985
APT. RENTAL. Ft. Laud. SAILBOAT BEND
Lg. 2 Bdrm., 1 Bath duplex apt.,
Cable & washer/dryer hookup, Parking
for 2. Storage shed, Picnic table,
grounds to be landscaped. $450. Annual
Lease. Discount for good tenant. Call
463-9123 in morning.
Beautifully FURNISHED WATERFRONT APTS
Pool, Jacuzzi, Cable, Laundry, Lovely
Gardens. Weekly, Monthly, Seasonal
rates. Off Las Olas Blvd. near beach
& shopping. Call 305-463-7067. 208
Hendricks Isle. Ft. L.. FL 33301
ECONOMICAL MARINA- Live-aboard Dock-
age from $180/mo. Showers, Laundry,
Restaurant. DRY STORAGE for Small
Boats from $30/mo. 584-2500.
BANYAN MARINA- 111 Isle of Venice.
8' Deepwater, up to 48'. Pool, Cable,
Phone, Laundry. LtVE-ABOARD or STORE.
Apartments, wkly/mnly also available.
Looking for mature, stable couple for
special DOCKAGE ARRANGEMENT. Includes
bdrm/bath. References required. Call
RIO VISTA iSLES behind private home
water & 110, $200/mo. seasonal $100/m
annual, up to 36" No Li've-aboards.
CORDOVA RD.- Sail only No Live-aboards
LAS OLAS- 103 Isle of Venice, Deepwater
Live-aboard Sailboat dockage, Shower &
Laundry facilities. 491-2468 or -467,2468
LAUD. ISLES- dead storage only, power
or sail up to 40' with 5' draft, $95/m
NEW RIVER- Live-aboards. Shower, Cable
Phone. Parking for 2. Private, qui'et,
picturesque. $350(includes utilitiess.
Call 463-9123 morningsgs.
9' Fiberglass sailing dinghy, Com-
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up to 10 hp motor, $500. Call 581-9204
GROCO K head newly rebuilt cost $400
sell $195. Johnson 2hp used 5 hrs
$225 WANTED 9' WHALER call 565-8520
SCHIPPERKE puppies, AKC, champion
heritage, available in May, $350
Buying or selling a boat? Get details
on the South Florida Used Boat Show &
Sale. April 26,27, 28 at Marina Bay,
1-95 at SR 84. 800-422-9294.
BOMAR HATCHES & port rights all new
aluminum at 50% off! Below OEM cost!
USED GENERATORS- ONAN 3 KW Diesel
Rebuilt $1795, Onan 7.5 KW Good used
$2495, Crosspower (Volvo) 3.5 KW like
new $1995. REPOWER SYSTEMS 462-3894
CHRISCRAFT ENGINES, parts 225, 283,
307. HD Paragon gear. R/L Morse
Control. Heads, Cables,Large Bimini
Top. Call 583-4599.
DODGE CHARGER '77 Great Car, AM/FM
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WESTERBEKE 4.4 KW w/soundshield 280
hrs. $3495. REPOWER SYSTEMS 462-3894
5000. 15. DAVI.T,.electri'c, $700. Call
4 KW MARINE DIESEL GENERATOR 110 &
220 Volts, 1800 RPM. Good Condition.
No boat to put it in. $1200 firm.
MARINE SERVICES -
MARINE SURVEYOR- buyers & insurance
Surveys for both POWER & SAIL.
Call Ed Rowe at 792-6092.
James Sullivan professes a knowledge
of CELESTIAL NAVIGATION, LORAN-C &
PREP. for USCG OPERATOR's LICENSE.
Will teach same to seafarers for $12.
GOOD QUALITY MARINE WOODWORK
REFINISHING & MAINTENANCE
Call Lee Jensen at 522-2189
REFRIGERATION-AIR CONDITIONING RE-
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HAVE YOU CLEANED YOUR SAILS LATELY?
Give your sails a new life. We also
clean sail covers, bimini tops, awnings
of all types. Waterproofing available.
Call 491-3327 for a free estimate. THE
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Mobile Truck will perform work at your
GO AWAY- and leave your boat with RN
for TLC. Will stay aboard and keep in
good health until your return. Fort
Lauderdale Area. Marine & Medical
references. Call Pat at 523-7487.
GELCOAT-FIBERGLASS REPAIR- Awlgrip-
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MARINE ELECTRIC & MECHANICAL REPAIRS
at your dock. Call 753-9914.
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TRADE YOUR HOME. Owner of a 40' Sail-
boat, 3 cabins 2 heads, 7 months NEW.
Will trade for home. Here's your
chance to really live. Call Jack
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MARINA RESORT APTS. Income from 3
deepwater boatslips & two units.
Owner must sell. $295,000. 584-1400
OCEAN.ACCESS 4 Bdrm*Pool*Culdesac
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Deepwater Home- 60' Dock! 2 BDRM. Plus
Den, Hot Tub & Hunter Fans.
Rhonda Kramer, Associate 764-7035
VERNA PETERSON & DAUGHTER REALTY, INC.
TRY $10,000 DOWN!!!
Deepwater Ocean Access 3/2 Home! 1st
Mtg. Assumable-Owner will help! Best
terms in S. New River Isles.
Dee Miller, Associate
VERNA PETERSON & DAUGHTER REALTY, INC.
4 BDRM 3 Bath, Dock (98' on New River)
No Fixed Bridges to Port. Pool. No
Agents please. H.L. Gibson, Trustee.
(305) 462-5770 Ofc.
ROBERT P. GARGANO
REALTOR & ASSOCIATES
1700 E. Las Olas Blvd., Suite 204
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 33301
CITRUS ISLES-Deepwoter-Ocean Access
1. Just Reduced -
Low Down payment
Owner will hold mortgage!!
Move right-in to this updated
contemporary 2 bedroom, central,
A/C, Garage and Dock, Now $119,900
2. Meticulously maintained 2 bdrm with a
-new kitchen. Realistically priced & owner may
CONSIDER- FINANCING! Reduced ONLY
3. Deepwater '
Handy man Special, 3 bed 2 bath
75' Deepwater. As is condition
SPECAUZINGIN WATERFRONiAL ESTATE
UVING & WORKING ON THE NEW NEVER
HARBOR BEAg CReduced..only $239D00
Spacious 4 bdrm, 4 both, 2 story with fireplace
& jacuzzi spa. Situated on Large Landscaped
Corner Waterfronr Ocean Access lot. Walk to
private Oceanfront Harbor Beoah Club.
3 bdrm, 2 bath, spacious Living Room and:
Private Fenced yard. Best Buy East of
Dockage only $10.00 per foot per year
GolfTennis*Pools*Sauna*24 hour Security.
1. ATTORNEY ORDERS SALE! 2 bdrm, 2 bath,
corner apt. DRASTICALLY REDUCED
$69,800 assumable mortgages,
2. New Building-2 bdrm, 2 bath, Fifth floor
view of CANAL, GOLF & TENNIS! Low 80's!!
Many Other Waterfront Listings Available!!!
"New waterfront listings needed...
I have qualified buyers!"
ROBERT P. GARGANO "462-5770
36" TRAWLER "80 or later. Will pay fair
price. Details, incl. offer price:
Niekerk, 1323 SE 17 St(100.), Ft. Laud.
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320 S.W. 2nd Street
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
Phone: (305) 524-9450
ICOM M700 (SSB)
Ar. SINGLE SIDE
3 M M700
S1.6-24 MhYOUR PRICE:
* 1.6-24 Mhz 1 0
e 48 memories $1595.00
* Green LED readout
* 150 W PEP transmitter
YOUR PRICE: $1875.00
w/Hull Coupler mendd
LIST: $3400.00 Bi"CO
YOUR PRICE: $2495.00
/ Raytheon 550
V Northstar 800X
* 9 waypoints
* Cross track error
* Boat's heading
* Time, distance & bearing to go
* Course & speed made good
* 4" chart paper
* Built-in water surface
* Digital readout gives depth,
speed or temperature readings
* Able to interface with King 8001 Loran
* 50 Khz or 200 Khz
* LCD display 6 weather channels
* All US & int'l Scanning
* Converts into Channel 16 priority
or a 6-watt hailer
* 7"x7"x1" mounts anywhere
YOUR PRICE: $339.95
Call for quote
/ Regency 6500
*Call for Quote
Sitex A 300S 1495.00
w/compass & speed 2145.00
Magnavox MX 4102 2495.00
w/compass & speed 2995.00
We guarantee the
:FB T G
1:1 kK iI S.
/Sea Lab 9000
ICOM M/5 (5 watt)
Swift 737 (7 x 50)
Swift 781 (7 x 50)
Steiner (7 x 50)
Fujinon Mtr (7 x 50)
Steiner (7 x 50C)
STOP BY TODAY!
(between Bobby Rubino's & Carlos & Pepe's)
1394 SE 17th STREET
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL 33316
* Don't be fooled into paying
extra for what the manufac-
urer does for FREE!
* All Units are manufacturer
(factory) tuned and calibrated.
"Prices subject to change"
"WE ARE A FULL SERVICE DEALER"
WE OFFER INSTALLATION
Rpril 15-May 15, 1985
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