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Hurricanes Hit in Several ays
By H. W. Lange
As a waterfront person, and especially when a
skipper; you've got to understand that hurricane
effects can hit young not only hard, but also in
several ways and from more than one direction.
You have got to plan now and equip yourself to
handle the worst. Then, you will have to judge the
-National Weather Service (NWS) and Hurricane
Center reports since your local arrangements
may have to be put into action during a Hurricane
Watch phase. It is up to you to listen steadily to
NWS since 1) each numbered hurricane advisory
gives a detailed update which provides you a
base for estimating the future, 2) knowing your
own lead times you may have to act before others
would do so.
The designated category of the hurricane tells
you what its maximum sustained wind has been.
Often gusts occur and those will increase the
force-hitting you by up to 50%.
All hurricanes winds are counterclockwise but
the wind you feel depends on where you are under
the huge spinning cloud mass. Its outer twirl is
often 300 miles from its center; the hurricane's
total diameter being 600 miles or less. There are
clear gaps between the cloud twirls and the wind
speed is strongest at the center or "eye". Wind
speed varies throughout the pinwheel but the
strongest winds are in the "dangerous" quadrant,
being the rightfront of the hurricane's direction of
movement. Thus you must plot the track of the
center to see which winds you are about to have,
Possibly up to 200 miles per hour.
Where to tie your boat, and how to place the
lines, anchors, etc. depends on the harbor or
waterway orientation and the expected wind
impact. Remember first that hurricanes
sometimes take sudden turns and as you plot the
eye you may note that it will arrive from a totally
different direction than its previous course. Also
that as the eye passes it can give you reverse
winds from those an hour or so before. But do not
risk boarding or changing your lines since the
resumption of winds after the calm of the eye is
said to be practically instantaneous.
Obviously with such wind changes and
variations your lines have to be doubled and
anchor-or-tie points must be secure.
As you track the hurricane you must also
watch the tide level and estimate how that will
stand at the time that you are reached by the
twirling monster. An extreme high tide, or even a
normal high, will be much increased depending
on where tte hurricane eye is with respect to your
Thus while handling the winds you must handle
the abnormal water level. Wind-driven water may
be part of the problem. But there is a surge of
water, related to the eye and extending over the
entire diameter of the eye as reported to you by
NWS. The eye may miss you, but you will only
know that in the last two hours. The height of the
water surge depends on the direction of eye
arrival, and the nature of the barriers on that
path. You should now inquire as to the estimated
surge heights for your location.
The third water-level factor is whatever waves
reach you. With such strong and continuous
winds there will be abnormal wave heights riding
on top of the surge and also the tide. What are.the
barriers? Without same, waves can be 30 to 50
feet in a category 5 hurricane.
Thus your lines and boat position must handle
these water extremes. Many vessels are impaled
on pilings by riding above them or sailing ashore.
A hurricane often moves at up to 20 miles an
hour. With its high winds there are periods of
torrential rain. You may have 20 inches in 24
hours, literally buckets of water coming at you
horizontally. With all that water your bilges have
to be kept in shape. The gusty, buffeting winds
throw everything around; don't risk blocked
Thunderstorms or even tornadoes may be
hidden in the big one. So all your lighting gear
must be in order and everything battened down.
There will be future articles suggesting details
on hurricane gear to be obtained and stocked for
your boat. Note that many marinas demand boats
be evacuated before the storm arrives; better
check. Also note that traffic jams can block your
vessel movement as everybody may try to move
at once; and as bridges are locked down at a
certain stage of emergency.
To discuss your hurricane defense problems
contact your nearest Coast Guard Auxiliary
Flotilla, or your United States Power Squadron.
Most have given considerable thought to such
matters, know about the Emergency
Preparedness plans, and some may hold a
seminar on the topic. Watch the Waterfront News
for how to contact such resources.
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Volume 4 Issue 3
S "Hurricanes hit in several ways",
writes Bill Lange in this month's cover
Story topped off by Teri Cheney's
front page illustration.
S Fort Lauderdale's Discovery Center on
Sthe New River will run the area's sea turtle
Nesting program. See page 4
Jim Sullivan can find his longitude with a W
Newspaper. Learn for yourself on
A round the world sailboat race will
be stopping over in Fort Lauderdale. -
Read about it on page 16
Greg Dellinger was in Marsh Harbor .:
for the first Easter Regatta. Readhis report
and see his photos on page 6
See a review of a recreational marine
Impact study on page 5
Gulfstream Sailing Club is sponsoring
a Women's Sailing Race Weekend. Read
, about it on page 17
There also is a report on a women's only
fishing tournament on page 9
SBig Al answers your marine
mechanical questions on page 3
A local young lady is up for a
Nomination to the Coast GuardAcademy.
( See page 4
I Al Plant thinks Fort Lauderdale is
S"missing the boat". Read is commentary
Son page 11
SThe South Florida Fishing Classic
s headlines a whole stringer full of Fishing
~i tournaments this summer, page 9
The seafood and art festival will be
augmenting the Summer Boat Show in the
I Grove. See page 5
The proverbial note in the bottle is on
Learn about barrier islands on
Bryan Brooks deals with eels in this
month's sea critter feature
on page 15
Finally, with the advent of Hurricane
Season and Safe Boating Week check
the Marine Calendar for the boating
safety course offered this month on the
centerfold page 13
2 Waterfront News VolumeA Issue 3 June1987
In reading the letters that are addressed to you
and carried in the first part of your paper, I have
often noted a reference to the operation of the
high. performance, and very loud boats in
congested areas and particularly around
residential areas. So far, however, no one seems
to have really addressed this with enough
muscle. The voices of complaint and frustration
are many, but they apparently get brushed off by
interests that exceed them in effectiveness.
First, let me say very quickly that these high
performance vessels have a definite place in our
community and in our lifestyle. They represent a
relatively new and exciting sport, and they have a
very obvious impact upon the economy of our
vital marine industry. They should be.
The problem lies in where and how they
operate. Again, a lot of discussion but very little
action to put reasonable restraints on either.
There is no question that the high powered and
very loud automobiles that race on designated
tracks and on drag strips would not be allowed to
barrel through the city streets. Taken separately,
neither the high speed weaving in and out of
traffic nor the very large noise factor would be
tolerated. However, for some reason, the same
concerns apparently do not apply to boat traffic.
In fact, the forces supporting these high
performance boats are so strong that they have
even been able to effect changes in existing
statutes which allow them to grossly exceed
previous noise level limitations.
As a comparative case in point, authorities
have recently ruled that the tolerable human limit
for noise is set at 70 decibels. Individuals who
have their homes near the airport are going to be
required to give up these residences and to move
simply because the decibel level in their location
will exceed 70. That sounds rather drastic, but it
is an indiction of how serious a noise factor can
On the other hand, the maximum noise level
acceptable for power boats in our waterways and
near our residences was set at 60 decibels, with
authorities allowing an extra 10 decibels as a
sort of "cushion" before taking action. Suddenly,
this decibel level has been raised to 90 decibels
and, as you might expect, the authorities will
allow another 10 on top of that before they can
take any action. What in the world is going on?
Unfortunately, it appears that the operators of
these boats have pretty much taken the attitude
that they can continue to operate as they please
even though they must surely be aware of the
nuisance and danger factor that they represent.
It's probably going to take some concerted citizen
action such as that which finally shook loose
local authorities to start thinking about
alleviating the horrible traffic situation which has
existed over the Seventeenth Street Bridge for
many years. If that force gets moving properly,
and I am inclined to think that it will, I am afraid
that reasonable compromise is going to be pretty
much out of the question. While we do not need
any punitive action against any portion of our
marine industry, it strikes me that some
thoughtless people are in the process of bringing
The reply to my April '87 letter to the editor,
printed in your May '87 edition helps prove my
case. Many of the people asking for more NO
WAKE zones are using all sorts of arguments for
their stand which are apparently illegal. My
statement is based upon a quotation from Major
Glenn Keefer. of the Florida Marine Patrol Office in
Tallahassee, in which, he says "The primary
consideration for granting wake or speed
restrictions is safety. Places such as fuel docks,
boat ramps or blind corners may require
protection by regulation. Property owners are
responsible for protecting their property from
reasonable use of the waterway."
I'm afraid Mr. Fisher's letter speaks for itself.
As he talks about my pathetic efforts, I am
reminded of the old saw "People who live in glass
We need more brain thinking and less thinking
from the guts on this devisive issue, the final crux
of which is "Why did Sheriff Navarro, using the
enormous power of his office, establish an IDLE
SPEED zone where the reason given, a high speed
related accident rate, did NOT bear up under even
the most superficial scrutiny? I still contend that
he is either stupid or a liar; stupid if he took
someone else's word on the accidents and then
stonewalled when the real facts were clearly
presented by Ken Steel and Don Reid, or a liar if he
had an ulterior reason not becoming our senior
Broward County law officer, something which
most boaters and many residents of the area in
We, the boaters and water users, can change
the situation when Sheriff Navarro comes up for
reelection. We only need a mediocre candidate, of
either party, to achieve better and more balanced
law enforcement then we have now!
Thank you for this opportunity to reply to Mr.
Robert Fisher's rambling, .pathetically thought
out letter, which appears to address a wide
variety of loosely related subjects, and for an
area different from the one which was the subject
of my letter!
Oh, and Mr. Fisher, I WAS" one of those
statistics! My boat hit a dock when a brand new
steering link, put on that morning, broke, at a
very reasonable speed, and while I was making a
very modest wake, which would not have
significantly affected Mr. Moran's Gallant Lady!!!!
I enjoy the Waterfront News. The paper keeps
me up with what is going on in Fort Lauderdale's
waterfront and beach.
Greenville, South Carolina
On behalf of the Fort Lauderdale Seafood
Festival, thank you for your support of the
Festival. The cover looked great.
I hope we can work together on this again next
Walter A. Ketcham
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This letter is addressed to those who may be
unaware of the unique problems associated with
wake in bulkheaded canals like those we have in
Vessels with large displacement hulls, and
vessels with planing hulls of large volume create
a wave, swell, or surge when traveling at or near
hull speed. Vessels with planing hulls create this
wave twice once getting up on plane and again
coming down off the plane.
Those swells or surges are refracted off of the
bulkheads instead of being dissipated. The
refracted waves reinforce portions of the primary
making even larger waves. At the proper speed
and period these waves travel long distances
down canals and side canals.
When these swells are up to one foot in height
with an interval of thirty to forty feet (usually the
water line length of the vessel) they can be quite
Since the first of the year in a nest of ten boats
on Hendricks Isle we have had one broken five-
eights woven spring line, one broken mast, and
had a cleat ripped off of a piling. All by this type of
wave or swell. I'm sure others have similar
We all know that we are responsible for
damage done by our boats. This includesdamage
caused directly or indirectly by our wakes.
I don't believe in more laws or restrictions. I do
believe that if the operators of the vessels
causing the problem were made aware of the
problem they could help correct it.
I also believe that each of us needs to be
conscientious, courteous, considerate, and
responsible boaters. In short we need to think
about the welfare of our fellows boaters when we
Paul M. Boylan
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1224 S.W. 1st Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33315
or phone 305-524-9450.
Volume 4 Issue 2 May 1987
Copyright by Ziegler Publishing Co. Inc. 1987
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Specialists: Denis Pearson (S. Broward & Dadel
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Reporters: Rachel Leach (At Largel
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Photographers: Greg Dellinger. Ray Isard
Carriers. Bud Alcott. Scott Moore.
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Charles Metzger. Steven Bunker.
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Ask Big Al
My 10 OMC lately has the tendency to rev up at
high speed. But the boat slows down, when I
throttle down, she picks up again. This is
happening frequently now. What to do?
What you are talking about is a torn rubber hub
in your prop. You should get the prop' rehubbed
and balanced by a good propellor shop.
At high speeds my motor blows smoke out of
the exhaust and out the valve cover vents. The
motor runs fine; but, that smoke worries me.
First, I would take a compression test on your
engine. Next, I would remove the valve cover or
covers to check if the oil returns are clear and oil
is not collecting in the valve cover. You never
mentioned how old your engine is; but, a good
tune up, new plugs, oil change and filter may also
be needed. If the compression is not the same in
all cylinders or very low, rings may be worn.
I just had a C.M.E. inspection and was rejected
for navigational lights. I told the examiner I never
go at night and never use the lights. But he said
they were required to be on and in good working
order at all times. Was the examiner wrong or
Ralph, that examiner was not only right but
may have saved your life. You can go out during
the day and have motor failure. You could drift
into the Gulfstream all night and even if you do
get started, you will need naV' Jiqhtsto -come in
with. Your flares, dye markers, fire extinguishers,
ect. are there for your protection day or night. Get
your nav' lights in working order and get your
I have a twin engine flybridge 32 foot fishing
boat. Both engines run good and both
transmissions have been overhauled and new oil
installed. But, the port engine stumps me. It will or
will not go into forward or reverse. The starboard
engine is fine. I never know what to expect with
the port engine.Sam
What you describe is usually caused by a loose
cable housing. You can check this by having
someone shift forward and reverse watching the
housing for movement at the shift lever or at the
transmission cable bracket. Hopefully this will be
the fix. Otherwise, the port transmission will have
to be opened and rechecked.
Please write your problems to the Waterfront
SNews as I cannot answer your request on the
Phone if it is an emergency. I am at the Fort
Lauderdale Coast Guard Auxiliary on Saturdays
S(601 Seabreeze) for vessel exams and decals
From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. AI
IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM OF ANY KIND WITH YOUR
BOAT. WRITE TO:
c/o Waterfront News
1224 S.W. 1st Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315
(or cal 524-9450)
(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
The 4th of July Regatta is the subject of a revival
attempt by Robert Manning, The traditional
holiday fun sailboat race off Dania beach was
through 1985 sponsored by Shelley Lake of
Riverbend Marina. Contact Mr. Manning at 523-
4009 if you want to help him pull this event off or
want to race in the regatta.
Scrimshander and ham operator Othon R.
Silverira, well known to yachtsmen who passed
through the Azores, died recently at his home in
Hoorta. He was only 46 years old when he died of
a stroke. Many yacht crews used to visit Othon's
workshop and watch as he did custom artwork on
Lauderdale Marina owner Robert Cox has
reconsidered an earlier decision not to run for
re-election Mayor of Fort Lauderdale. MayorCox
announced in April that he will run in the first city-
wide mayor election in 1988. Voters will also
choose city commissioners by districts for the
first time rather than at-large. Cox succeeded
Mayor Rob Dressier in 1986 when Dressier
mounted an unsuccessful campaign for the State
A Stolen Hull Intercept Program is being run out of
Fort Lauderdale. For information call in Florida 1-
800-522-5119, nationally 1-800-522-5118, or in
Broward County at 566-6806.
Damian Damico ran 106 miles along the beach
from Vero Beach to Fort Lauderdale to bring
attention to and indirectly raise money for
Broward County's AIDS Center One. It took
Damico portions of five days to complete the
beach run. AIDS Center One provides referral and
support services to victims of Aquired Immune
Deficency Syndrome. Call 764-3123.
Fort Lauderdale has added three new no-wake
zones along various city waterways: 1) ICW -100
yards north and south of East Commercial Blvd,
bridge; 2) George English Park lagoon along the
Middle River; and 3) 1000 to 1500 feet north of East
Las Olas bridge on the ICW.
OurQualified People Make The Difference!
S Wrterfronr News Volume 4 Issue 3 June 1987 N e s
Rubber fuel hoses deteriorating, the Coast Guard warns
The Coast Guard is cautioning recreational
boat owners with inboard gasoline engines to
watch closely for damaged or leaking fuel hoses,
which could cause a fire or explosion. The
damage comes from alcohol-gasoline blends
which have replaced leaded fuel. Alcohol-
gasoline blends have become common since the
Environmental Protection Agency ordered the
lead in regular gasoline reduced to less than one-
half of one percent by January 1, 1987.
Alcohol, which increases octane ratings, also
causes deterioration of rubber fuel hoses and
eventually the fuel leaks through. On boats with
enclosed engine compartments, such leaks
create a fire and explosion hazard. To help
boater solve this problem, a new alcohol-
resistant fuel hose has been developed. The Coast
Guard is permitting its use immediately, pending
regulatory changes to the Coast Guard's Fuel
Anticipating the effect of the alcohol gasoline
blends, the Coast Guard and its National Boating
Safety Advisory Council requested industry to
develop a new standard. Prompt action by the
Society of Automotive Engineers' Marine
Technical Committee resulted in Standard SAE
J1527DEC85. The new standard sets a permeation
rate the rate at which fuel passes through the
walls of the hose which is,one sixth of that
specified under the present standard. The lower
rate is achieved by reducing the plasticisers
(wax) in the hose.
Because of the deterioration hazard, the Coast
Guard urges all owners of inboard, inboard-
outdrive, and jet-drive, gasoline-powered boats
to inspect their fuel hoses frequently, especially
near the engine where heat can accelerate
deterioration. Damaged hoses may be dry and
cracked or soft and mushy. A hose that has failed
should be replaced immediately, preferably with
one meeting the new standard. If that is not
available, owners should use any hose marked
"USCG TYPE A".
Reprinted from: U.S. Coast Guard, MSO Miami Newsletter
Discovery Center To Run County Sea Turtle Conservation Program
By Chris Feeley
FORT LAUDERDALE -- The Broward County.
Commission, upon the recommendation of the
Environmental Quality Control Board,
unanimously voted to award a $25,000 grant to
the Discovery Center to run the county's sea turtle
conservation program. The program is designed
to protect the sea turtle, considered an
The Discovery Center crew, under the direction
of curator of natural science Sherwood Wilkes,
will locate sea turtle nests and relocate them from
dangerously crowded beaches to safe
hatcheries. Once the baby turtles have hatched,
they will be released back into the ocean. The
conservation program also calls for careful
tracking of the number of nests found, as well as
tracking other critical data.
Wilkes has worked with sea turtles for the past
six years and also coordinates the Broward
County Cooperative, a training and information
"We were proud to be given the opportunity to
do this program," says Discovery Center
executive director Kim Maher. "It is an outgrowth
of volunteer efforts and involvements of a
number of the staff who have been working
diligently with conservation issues. It is also in
line with the long-range plans for creating a
science center that provides a focus on informal
science education for the community."
The center is just down the New River from
Historic Bryan Homes on the north bank directly
across the river from Shirttail Charlie's.
Local girl nominated for Coast Guard Academy
By Erwin Eldridge
Weslee Wells, a 17 year old student at Fort
Lauderdale High School, was one of two students
sponsored by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla
3-2 to Division III Review Board to compete as a
candidate from Division III Seventh District of the
Auxiliary. She will now attend the U.S. Coast
Guard Academy Introduction Mission along with
two hundred other high school juniors from the
U.S. She will live exactly as the regular fourth
classmen swabs do to experience life first hand.
Qualifications for application into the program
are very high, requiring that the candidate stand
in the top twenty five percent of their class and be
mentally, morally and physically fit. Weslee
ranks in the top ten percent of her class and is a
member of the National Honor Society, a member
of the marching band, a licensed scuba diver and
is active in many other activities. She is the
daughter of Mrs. Susan Ever of Fort Lauderdale.
Worerfront News Volume 4 Issue 3
June 197 5
Economic impact of Florida's recreational marine industry
By Remy Mackowski
That's the figure the national accounting firm of
Laventhol and Horwath came up with in their
study of the economic impact of recreational
marine industries in the state of Florida.
The study was commissioned by the Marine
Industries Association of South Florida. A key.
element of this report, according to Van Snyder,
Executive Director of the MIASF, is the finding
that 35% of marine industry economic activity
can be attributed to out-of-staters. This points to
the importance that tourism and marine trade
businesses have on each other and ultimately on
the state's economy.
"Let's say a Michigan resident wants to buy a
boat in Florida," hypothesizes Snyder, "more
often than not he'll bring his family with him for a
vacation while he chooses and buys his boat. The
Money they spend at hotels and Disney World
isn't reflected in the total figure."
Consequently, the study's estimate of out-of-
state expenditure in Florida is, at best,
conservative, according to Snyder. This is of
particular importance in Tallahassee, where this
year's session of the Legislature decided not to
repeal the sales tax exemption for out-of-state
This exemption pertains only to non-residents
who will not intend to use their boats in Florida.
Under current Sunset Bill legislation, all boat
purchases, regardless of the buyers status would
have been subject to a sales tax.
In an effort to prevent the elimination of the
sales tax exemption for out-of-staters, the MIASF
has hired the law firm of Parker, Skelding,
Costigan, McVoy and Labasky to represent the
associations boating interests in Tallahassee.
Armed with the Laventhol and Horwath study and
Gov. Bob Martinez's support, the lobbyists are in
for what has been predicted as an uphill battle.
Nevertheless, the MIASF remains optimistic.
They maintain that 35% (in out of state
purchases) of $3.5 billion is an impressive figure.
In relative terms, there are no clear
comparisons between recreational boating and
other Florida industries.
"It'd be like comparing apples and oranges,"
says Snyder, though he does offer statistics from
other states as a frame of reference.
Studies of marine industries in Michigan and
Washington reveal significantly lower numbers.
For Michigan the figure was about $2 billion and
11,000 jobs. Washington boasts a total of $2.185
billion in direct and indirect sales and 11,300 jobs.
Both studies cited recreational boating a vital to
that states economy.
By comparison, Florida's $3.5 billion total and
39,300 jobs is nearly double the same statistics
for both states combined. Another significant
datum is that 75% of the resources utilizedin boat
and trailer manufacturing are purchased in
Of the $3.5 billion total, boat and trailer
manufacturing accounted for $1.7 billion or 48%.
Four other categories were identified in the
study. Marine trade firms (wholesale and retail)
attributed for $777 million or 48%.
Equipment and accessory manufacturing
accounted for $556 million or 16%.
Marinas and boat yards were responsible for
$452 million or 13% and marine services
accounted for $38 million or 1%.
Gross sales in the Marine Trades sector were
$1.4 billion. Not surprisingly, the tri-county area
of Broward, Dade and Palm Beach represented
$649,091 or 46.8% of the total. Broward led the
way with 26.7%.
The figure was nearly identical, 46%, for the
number of marine related businesses in South
Florida. Of 6,400 such businesses state-wide,
Dade has 1,380, Broward has 1,170 and 380 are in
The Laventhol and Horwath study, which
began in November 1986 with the mailing of
questionnaires, was completed in a 35 page rough
draft in March 1987 at a cost of $59,200. A final
draft has been completed and is being used for
lobbying efforts in Tallahassee.
Seafood/Art Festival complements Boat Show
Miami's Summer Boat Show in the Grove
returns to the Coconut Grove Exhibition Center
June 4th through June 8th bringing more than
200 models of powerboats and sailboats. Now
utilizing an all floating dock display outside as
well as the Exhibition Center to display the power
and sail boats, people can see more boats more
comfortably than in past shows.
A special section of the show devoted to the
sailing enthusiast will be added. Multicolored
sails will blow in the wind, visible all along
South Bayshore Drive. A greater supply of sailing
accessories will be on hand than in years past.
The first Seafood and Art Festival outside the
show promises to make the Summer Boat Show,
a highlight of Coconut Grove, even more
interesting. Local restaurants and artists plan a
weekend to entice even landlubbers. TheSeafood
and Art Festival will feature scenic paintings,
sketches, and other artwork depicting marine
lifestyles. Local restaurants will set up booths to
serve gourmet delicacies uniqueto South Florida.
For added convenience, an additional entrance
on South Bayshore Drive will allow patrons to
walk through the show, beginning at one end and
continuing through. This entrance will
supplement the exhibition box office entrance.
The Miami Summer Boat Show opens
Thursday, June 4 through Monday June 8. Hours:
Thursday and Friday, 4 PM to 10 PM; Saturday, 11
AM to 10 PM; Sunday, 10 AM to 6 PM; Monday, 4
PM to 10 PM. The Seafood and Art Festival will be
on Saturday and Sunday only.
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"Humble Paradise" hosts Easter Regatta
By Greg Dellinger
Marsh Harbour, Abaco, Bahamas- The "humble
paradise" of the Abacos was the setting for the
first Marsh Harbour Easter Regatta held on April
17 through 21. A variety of watercraft ranging
from aqua bikes to offshore powerboats
competed in the five day event.
Nick Cripps, a resident of Marsh Harbour, and
Bahamas Tourism sponsored the holiday
weekend of celebration. Their efforts to spotlight
the charming Abaco town and the surrounding
island villages of Hopetown and Man-O-War was
combined with the cooperation of the local people
of the island.
The harbor was the sight of constant race
action, while visitors and island residents
gathered on the shoreline, watching the races,
enjoying a variety of entertainment and feasting
on island delicacies. Featured were food
festivals, an Easter egg hunt, fishing tournament
and a junkanoo-style celebration, as well as
seven classes of boat races. The entries were
open to all boaters. Races were held for offshore
power boats, Bristol Boats, Sunfish sailboats,
Man-O-War dinghies, tin boats, Hobie Cats and'
Vanderpool Rolle, from Freeport, won Sunday's.
power boat race with his 32-foot Chris-Craft
powered by a 3200 horsepower MerCruiser
system. Rolle finished the 65-mile course in 52
minutes and 50 seconds.
Just behind Rolle, Sam Curry, of Marsh
Harbour, finished second with his 30' Velocity, 2-
225cc Evinrudes, in 53:20. Fort Lauderdale
competitors, Al Schwencke, took Saturday's heat
aboard his 32-foot Powerplay with three 200
The Tin Boat Race was held in the harbor with
local Ilshermen competing Marcus Heuberl ol
Marsh Harbour won the event
On Monday an awards dinner and ceremonies
were given to present the winners with their
Prizes A total of 54.000 was given to the winners
of the power boal races, and cash prizes and
trophies were awarded to other winners All
proceeds and entry lees will go toward a new
Marsh Harbour Youth and Counseling Center
The holiday event seemed to be an overall
success. One local resident was happy to see all
the attention that the island was receiving and
was quoted as saying, "This is the most exciting
thing that has happened to our humble paradise."
Next year's Marsh Harbour Easter Regatta is
already being planned. This year's contestants
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forward to 1988's races and more competition.
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By Bobbye Miller
Miami, Florida -- The Offshore Power Boating
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the first annual Miami/Key West/Miami race are
full speed ahead.
The two-race record event is scheduled for
June 20th, with a sun-up tc sundowri race format.
From the Biscayne Bay Marriott Race
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Government Cut to the milling area just North of
the Miami Seabuoy. An official start at 7:00 AM
will see five classes competing for a Miami to Key
West record, as well as a Miami/Key West/Miami
title. The racers will run down Hawk's Channel,
with check points off Ocean Reef Club, Hens and
Chickens at Islamorada and inside Key West
Harbour. There will be no required Pit Stop for the
360 mile round-trip event.
The overall prize purse will be derived from
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'87 Fishing Rodeo sets records
1. Bob Cochran, Five C's, 234.5 points;
2. Roger Manes, Caliban, 181 pts.;
3. Linda Hopkinson, X'Austed Rooster, 173 pts.;
4. Stew Rales, Reel Tight, 154.5 pts.;
5. Dan Melton, OT 1, 153 pts.;
6. Bill McDonald, Impossible Dream N, 151.5 pts.;
7. Ray Malloy, Nail II, 145.5 pts.;
8. Jack Korthals, Arbitrator, 137 pts.;
9. George Herndon, Brute, 136.5 pts.;
10. John Anderson, John Boat, 117 pts.
Kingfish: 45 pounds, Robert Gunn, Go Getter II;
Tuna: 143 pounds*, Roger Manes, Caliban;
Dolphin: 46 pounds, Craig Gordon, Salt Hooker,
Wahoo: 59.5 pounds, Alan Alessi:, Little Boy,
Sailfish: 85 pounds*, Bobby DeYoung, Off The
Blue Marlin: 204.5 pounds, Bob Cochran, FiveC's.
(* Pompano Beach Fishing Rodeo record)
Awards, prizes and trophies were presented at
the Pompano Seafood Festival, May 17th.
May 2, 1987
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South Florida Fishing Classic
Running out of four area inlets, the third annual
South Florida Fishing Classic will be held on
Saturday and Sunday, June 27 and 28, 1987.
"This saltwater tournament was founded on the
premise that the anglers and the environment
would share equally in the money collected as
entry fees," says Patricia Carr, one the event's
organizers. "The Fishing Classic's sponsors are
underwriting all tournament expenses, thus
guaranteeing the prizes and environmental
Anglers will be fishing for dolphin and wahoo,
and $10,000 each will be awarded to the heaviest
dolphin and heaviest wahoo. Other prizes include
cash awards in daily inlet competition and
The Fishing Classic will involve four South
Florida inlets: Government Cut in Miami, Port
Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Hillsboro Inlet in
Pompano Beach and the Palm Beach Inlet.
Last year, a total of $29,000 was donated to
area conservation projects such as the billfish
hatchery at the University of Miami and the
Atlantic Gamefish Foundation.
For more information call 942-3204 or write to
the South Florida Fishing Classic, P.O. Box 50421,
Lighthouse Point, FL 33074.
Female fishermen will be raising money for
Kids in Distress, June 13th. Out of the Sands
Harbour Marina in Pompano Beach, women
anglers will be competing in the second annual
"Men join the fun as crew!" exclaims
tournament organizer Julia Waldo of Lighthouse
Point. But women will do all the fishing.
A $75 entry fee will benefit the area treatment
program for abused children. Lady anglers will be
vying for prizes like a seven-day Carribean cruise
and a skiing week at a North Carolina resort,
among other prizes and trophies.
Upcoming fishing tournaments
June and July promise to be busy months for
area fishing tournaments. In June, Big Brothers
and Sisters will be sponsoring their eiQhth annual
charity event and Kids in Distress will twice do
likewise. In July are the United Cerebral Palsy
Dolphin Dash and Shirttail Charlie's Dolphin
The Big Brothers and Big Sisters Fishing
Tournaments will be held 9:30 a.m., June 6th out
of Bahia Mar in Fort Lauderdale. Boat owners are
needed to take young people and their adult
supervisors fishing. Boat operators will need to
supply bait, tackle and something to drink. For
more information call John Weller or Claudia
Garretson at 467-8405.
That same day, Saturday June 6th, at Snyder
Park in Fort Lauderdale, Kids in Distress and HRS
will benefit from another Fishing Tournament.
From 9 a.m. to noon kids will fish at the southern
Fort Lauderdale park lake with a picnic and
awards ceremony to follow in the afternoon. Call
Jim Todd at 563-7077 for details.
The following Saturday, June 13th, Kids in
Distress will again be the charity at the Ladies
Annual Fish-Off out of Sands Harbour Marina in
Pompano Beach. Call 977-9061 or read the story in
this section of the paper for more information.
The Second Annual Dolphin Dash and Seafood
Festival, sponsored by United Cerebral Palsy of
Broward County, will be held Saturday and
Sunday, July 11-12, with the Kick-off Party,
Friday, July 10. This fishing tournament is geared
for Family Participation. Prizes will be awarded in
seven different divisions: Heaviest Dolphin, High
Point Boat, High Point Overall Angler, High Point
Woman Angler, High Point Junior Angler, High
Point Midget Angler, Family Award and Hard
Luck Trophy. Only Dolphin will be eligible for
prizes. Everyone is invited to participate. For
more information, contact Valerie Ross, 584-7178.
Shirttail Charlie's Restaurant has announced
that its Third Annual $25,000 Dolphin Fishing
Tournament will be held on Sunday, July 19,1987.
The Charity Tournament is being held to benefit
the Broward County Nephrology Patients' Fund.
This fund provides kidney dialysis, medication
and treatment to Broward County residents who
could not otherwise afford these'services. The
$25,000 Grand Prize will be awarded for an all-
tackle world record Dolphin caught under IGFA
rules. Many other cash and merchandise prizes
will be awarded. As in past years, every entrant
wins a prize. A Kickoff Party and Anglers' Meeting
will be held on Saturday, July 18, 1987 in Shirttail
Charlie's Turtle Bar. An Awards Barbeque and
fund-raising auction will end the Tournament on
Sunday. For more information, contact Captain
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Neptune's Sea-Mail Service
by Wilmon Menard
One of the most fascinating hobbies that I've
ever experienced involving travel, human
interest, the unexpected and rewarding results is
the intriguing indulgence of launching bottled-
messages-into rivers, lakes, or the intermixed
currents of our Seven Seas. Wherever you are, if
there is a natural body of water, this simple
exciting hobby is available to you. A stroll along a
river-bank or an ocean beach can, at almost any
time, result in a communication from a near or
remote person or country, with all the appeal of
A sealed bottle can drift for perhaps only a few
weeks, sometimes for years, but the exultant
happening is when someone, close or faraway,
discovers your floating glass container, with its
message for an appeal of reply, and there is the
actuality of its retrieving.
Notes delivered by Neptune's oceanic post-
office can cover .a wide range of interests:
essentially travel, adventure, romance, mystery,
a strange saga of the sea, or the petition for a pen-
pal. The U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey have
launched thousands of bottled-messages, called
drogues or drifters, with .the drift-bottles
confirming already established facts concerning
ocean circulation, river currents, and, also, new
courses of. currents. (Multi-lingual
questionnaires enclosed request retrievers to
respond where and when bottles were found.) For
centuries and for a variety of reasons -- bottles
have been used to send messages. The Greek
philosopher, Theophratus, in about 300 B.C.,
dispatched corked bottles from an Athenian
seawall into the Mediterranean to verify that this
inland body of water had been originally formed
by a massive inflow from the Atlantic Ocean.
Ben Franklin, in 1770, as postmaster-general
for the 13 British colonies of America; used
bottled letters to solve the riddle of why mail-
packet vessels from England to the New World
took a longer time than ships sailing a return
voyage. Franklin was able to compile a chart of
the then-baffling Gulf Stream to explain why. His
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calculations concerning the effects and extent of
the Gulf Stream are still valid today. In World War
One, when the doomed Lusitania began sinking
into the cold depths of the North Atlantic, a
passenger or crewman was able to dispatch an
urgent plea in a stoppered bottle: "Lusitania, May
7, 1915. Have been torpedoed. Send help."
In the late 1970's, Alan Hoffman of upper New
York State, decided to leave it up to fate on a
marriage proposal. He inserted a note in a bottle
with his prospective bride's name and address,
tossing it into the Atlantic. Eleven months later it
was found on an English seacoast, the note
forwarded to the young lady. She promptly sent
Alan a telegrm of acceptance, with the facetious
comment: "Really, Alan, this is so sudden!"
For those of you who want to take up the
diverting hobby of tossing bottled-messages into
rivers and seas, here are some tips: use durable
transparent bottles, tightly stoppered, with a
covering of some waterproof-sealing over the
cork, and, for added protection, a few bindings of
a non-corrosive metal wire, to avoid seawater
seepage. You might, also put about two inches of
dry sand or tine gravel into the bottle; this will
make it float in a more upright position for a
preferred "footing" in an oceanic current.
Promising a small cash reward to the retriever
increases your chances for a response. And, most
important, in strolling the beaches searching for
bottled-messages, you will pick up more empty
bottles than ones containing notes, so do place
them in a rubbish-container, to assist in keeping
our sometimes littered strands tidy.
Good luck! I hope King Neptune's Post Office
accords you the very best of service.
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After a 5000-mile, four-year journey a barnacle-
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washed ashore at John U. Lloyd State Park in
Dania, recently. Park ranger Diane Worley
discovered the bottle one afternoon while
patrolling the beach.
"If you find this note, please write me back,"
was the message written in Spanish on an empty
pack of cigarettes found inside the bottle. Dated
1982, the message was signed by one Jose
Santiago Garcia of Moana-Pontevedra, a town on
the northwestern Atlantic coast of Spain.
"I'll probably write him two notes one in
English and one in Spanish," commented Worley,
a ranger for over three years and now stationed
at Birch State Park.
Bottles have been known to float for thousands
of miles and many years in the ocean (seeWilmon
Menard's accompanying story on this page).
Theoretically it is possible for something to float
from Spain to South Florida, noted Noel
Risnychok with the National Weather Service in
"It would come south and then come on in on
the easterly breezes at those latitudes," said
Risnychok. "When Columbus left, that's how he
The Fort Lauderdale News and Sun Sentinel
called a phone number included in the message
and contacted Garcia's sister, Carmen. Reluctant
to talk at length she did mention that he was now
61, retired and often "goes to sea".
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Ft. Lauderdale Is Missing The Boat!
By Capt. Al Plant
Photo's By Julie
What would FI. Lauderdale be without its
tradition of waterways, its canals, Ihe Venice of
America? Recall early times when natives played
the New River in dugouts and rails, through the
years of the first northern settlers digging canals
and an emerging Port Everglades with its
important World War 2 role. The waterways and
the boats that used them have been the focus of
Ft. Lauderdale So why then is there no maritime
history on display at our docks?
Ft. Lauderdale could be drawing a lot more
attention to its unique waterway tradition and
creating a year round mecca for marine history
buffs and tourists, as it is now cruising sailors
from all parts of the globe whose boats line our
docks. America's west coast cities saw this
potential years ago and because ol the efforts of a
few dedicated individuals, groups, unions and
companies they have preserved a rich part of the
San Francisco's Balclutha was bought by the
Maritime Museum Association in 1954 and
maritime unions and business firms worked
together to restore her to her original state as a
cape horn square rigger.
Eight other historic ships have been preserved
and are now berthed in San Fransico as part of
the National Maritime Museum and Park. Federal
funding now helps maintain this antique fleet
near the Hyde St. Pier including the 1895 lumber
schooner C.A. Thayer, the 1890 side wheel ferry
Eureka, the 1914 paddle tug Eppleton Hall and the
1891 scow schooner Alma.
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ship like the liner S.S. United States, now in
mothballs in Norfolk Va.. be moved to the site in
PorI Everglades as the focal point of Ft
Lauderdale's convention center.
In 1863 before President Lincoln made his
Gettysburg address the Star of India had begun
her career. In 1927 she was saved by a small
group of San Diego citizens who had to wait until
the 1950's restore her. She has been now fully
commissioned and she sailed in 1986 making her
the oldest merchant sailing ship under canvass.
She is part of the fleet preserved by the San Diego
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Treasure Cay International Billfish Aux. Call 961-4147. meeting, 7:30 p.r
Tournament through June 6th. Boating skills class, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Pompano Beach.
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S7:30 p.m. Zeley Hanger, Ft. Lauderdale Annies, Dania Cut-Off Canal. Call 761-
National Safe Boating Week; through June Executive Airport. Call 765-8900 (x-323), 5419.
13th. 484-1400 or 739-7666 (eves). Gulfstream Sailing Club general meeting,
Dinner Key Boat Show through June 8th, Gulfstream Sailing Club board meeting, 8 p.m., Lauderdale Isles Yacht Club.
Coconut Grove Exhibition Center. 7:30 p.m., 303 SE 17 St., 4th floor, Ft. Plantation USCG-Aux meeting,8 p.m.,5555 S.A.I.L. meeting
Antique & Wooden Boat Show, 10 a.m.-4 Lauderdale. Palm Tree Lane. Call 739-4556. Conference Roon
p.m., Marathon, M.M.48. Sale boating course, 8-10 p.m., 601 Hillsboro Beacon Yacht Club general 491-3327. h
Riverside Park Homeowners Assoc.,4 p.m., Seabreeze, Ft. Lauderdale U.S.C.G.-Aux., meeting, 7 p.m., 2881 E 28 Ct., Lighthouse Broward Shelli
Riverside Park pavillion, Ft. Lauderdale. Mon & Thurs. through June 18th. Call 943- Point, call 781-7739. Beach Recreation
Women's Invitational Sailing Series, #1. 9271. Boating Skills course, 7:30 p.m., Deerfield call 942-5985.
Hillsboro Beacon Yacht Club Sunday Spring Break Show, 7:30 p.m., Beach Beach Fire Station, Hillsboro and Federal "New Horizons"
Brunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 2881 SE 28 Ct., Theater under the Stars, Broadwalk at Hwy. Call U.S.C.G.-Aux. at 479-0946 or meeting, 7:30 p.n
Lighthouse Pt., call 781-7739. Johnson St., Hollywood. 391-0226. Pompano Beach,
HIGH 1.7' 1.9' -1.8' -2.1' -2.0 -2.3 +2.1'
TIME 052991207*1814 0037a0618*1255*1907 0129e0707.1345*1957 0221-075i
LOW -0.1' 0.2 -0.3' 0.1 -0.5' 0.0'
14 15 Safe boating course, 8-10 p.m., 601 16 17
Seabreeze, Ft. Lauderdale. Call the
USCG-Aux. at 943-9271.
he Kingsmen play for dancing, 7:30 Gourmet Canoeing, 5:45 p.m., Rustic Inn,
The Kingsmen play for dancing, 7:30 Dania Cut-off Canal. Call 761-5419.
p.m., Beach Theater under the Stars, Dania ut
Port Everglades Rowing, Club. 1 p.m., Broadwalk at Johnson St., Hollywood. Basic boating course. 7:30-9:30 p.m., "New Horion
Holland Park boathouse, Hollywood. Call Gold Cup Invitational Tarpon Choral Room at Boca Raton Middle 7"New Horizon
760-7800 or 761-7640. Tournamentthrough June 19th, School (NW 12 Ave. at 8 St.). Call 7:30. 942
Gulfstream Sailing Club Summer Series #1. Islamorada. U.S.C.G.-Aux. at 395-8642.Beach. Call 942
Narcotics Anonymous, 10:30 p.m., 915 NE River Oaks Civic Association,7:30 p.m., *LeagueofWome
20 Avenue; Ft. Lauderdale. Call 476-9277. 1100 SW 21 St. Call 462-1356. location to be a
Duncan & Company Band, 1-5 p.m., If your group has an activity coming up Group sail, 5 p.m.-dark, South Beach, Narcotics Ano
Shirttail Charlie's, Ft. Lauderdale, 7-11 next month call the Waterfront News at call Ft. Lauderdale Boardsailing Assoc. N.E. Flagler Dr.j
p.m., LaPaloma Bay, ICW, Dania. 524-9450 before the 15th of this month. at 525-9463. 9297.
HIGH 2.2' 2.4' -2.1' 2.2' 2.0' +2.1'
TIME 0545*1127*1804 0013*0641*1229*1902 0109*0739*1330*2003 0204*0834
LOW -0.2' -0.6' -0.2' -0.5' .-0.2' -0.3' -0.2
21 S 22 Waterfront Property Owners Association, 23 Regatta Time in Abaco starts with the Hope 24
Summer Solstice 7:30 p.m., Hortt Elementary School, Ft. Town Trophy Race. Call 359-1599.
Lauderdale. Call 527-5172. Boating course, 8 p.m., 3550 Hollywood
Gourmet Canoeing & picnic, 3 p.m. "The Rec" summer camp, 9 a.m.-noon, Blvd., room 220. Call the USCG-Aux. at Yacht Chart
Collahatchee Park, North Fork Middle through August 14th, Hagen Park, Wilton 961-4147. meeting, 8 p.m.,.
River. Call 761-5419. Manors. Call 566-2460. Group Sail, 5 p.m.-dark, South Beach. 2808.
Gulfstream Sailing Club Women's Christian Day Camp, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Call Ft. Lauderdale Boardsailing "Bridge At Its'
Invitational #2 through August 14th; Salvation Army, Association at 525-9463. Holiday Park Soc
Poetry in a Pub, 1:30 p.m., Nathaniel's 844 W. Broward Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale. Sailing class, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Choral Call 761-5383.
New River Tavern, Ft. Lauderdale. Call Call 524-6995. Room, Boca Raton Middle School. Call Narcotics Anon
742-5624. Exploring the World Around Us" summer USCG-Aux. at 395-4864 or 997-5409. Miami Shores.
Ft. Lauderdale Boardsailing Association camp, through July 31st, 6701 Miami: Seamanship course, 7:30 p.m., Deerfield "New Horizons"
Series Race,11 a.m. South Beach, call525- Lakeway, Miami Lakes. Call Historical Beach Fire Station, Hillsboro Blvd. and meeting, 7:30 p.
9463. Museum of Southern Florida at 375-1492. Federal Hwy. Call 479-0946 or 391-0226. Pompano Beach
HIGH 1.8' -i 1.8' :0 7' .0 -1.
TIME 0010 0551o1231i1842 0106*0642z1318,i931 (15 !C' 104, , ( .JS1
LOW 0.2' -0.3' 0 .2 -0.3' 0.2' -0. .2'-
28 Moon in apoge 29 30
16th Street Dash, 11 a.m., South Beach,
call Ft. Lauderdale Board Sailing Regatta Time in Abaco: Man-O-War Gold
Association at 525-9463. e Summer Science Fun sessions,8:30 a.m. to Cup Race. Call 359-1599.
JayCee's Annual Country BBQ,4140 1 p.m., one week sessions through Safe Boating course, 7:30 p.m., 2601 SW 9
Peters Rd., Plantation. 4-8 p.m. Call 791- August 21st, Discovery Center, 231 SW Ave., Ft. Lauderdale. Call Power
0202. 2nd St., Ft. Lauderdale. Call 462-4116. Squadron at 5254461 or 467-0739.
South Florida Fishing Classic; Miami, Port Joe Rand Trio plays for dancing, 7:30 Boating & Sailing classes, 7:30-9:30 p.m.,
Everglades, Hillsboro and Palm Beach p.m., Beach Theater under the Stars, choral room, Boca Raton Middle School.
Inlets. Call 942-3204. Hollywood. Call USCG-Aux at 395-4864 or 997-5409.
DOuncan & Co., 1-5 p.m., Shirttail Charlie's, Narcotics Anonymous, 8:30 p.m., 971 S. Seamanship instructions. 8 p.m., 3550
New River, Ft. Lauderdale; 7-11 p.m., Dixie Hwy., Pompano Beach. Call 476- Hollywood Blvd., room 220. Call USCG-
LaPaloma Bay, ICW, Dania. 9297. Aux at 961-4147.
J-IGH 1.7' -1.9' 1.6' +1.8 +1.6' In the Tide Tables it
1TIME 0518e1053*1723*2331 0556*1134*1802 0008*0635*1216e1841 times are military an"
SLOW +0. -0.-02' +0.2' -0.1' 1-0.2' 0.0 Feet above or below "
Easef qylight. Sniny iyTiMe
Baseline. AndrewS AyenueBridge~over New River at inean'low water
IDAR & TIDE TABLES Worefronr News Volume 4 Issue 3 June 1987 3
esday Thursday Friday Saturday
4 st Ourr Moon g 6l oon on Eauator
eohnsons, Hollywood 70 Dinner Key Boat Show, through June 8th, Parade of Partners for Boating Safety, 11
539. o Dinner Key Boat Show through June 8th, Coconut Grove Exhibition Center. a.m., on ICW at Bahia Mar
rising Club, 8 p.m Coconut Grove Exhibition Center. Call Harvey Mandel and the Midnight Blues Middle River Canor Races, through June
River Tavern, Ft.' 785-8073. Band, 10 p.m., Blue Midnight Pub, Ft. 7th, 2701 N. Fed. Hwy., Ft. Lauderdale.
23-7487 Broward County Marine Advisory Lauderdale. Antique & Wooden Boat Show, 10 a.m.-
'Sea Explorers Ship #258 Committee meeting, 2 p.m., Secret Woods Art exhibition "Mini-Primal: Africa & 10 p.m. through June 7th, Marathon
., 800 So. Fed. Hwy, Nature Center, 2701 No. S.R. #84. Oceania Masterworks", Museum of Art, Ft. Biscayne Bay Yacht Racing, event #6.
Call 942-8500. Safe boating course, 8-10 p.m., 601 Lauderdale, through July 12th. Children's Fishing Tournament, 9 a.m.-
Separate Reality: Florida Seabreeze, Ft. Lauderdale U.S.C.G.'Aux., Narcotics Anonymous, 8:30 p.m., 971 So. noon, Snyder Park, Ft. Lauderdale.
ly12th,MuseumofArt, Mon&Thurs.throughJune18th.Call943- Dixie Hwy., Pompanc Beach. Call 476- Fo Lmeud rdSal Boatce Wc ove rniace
i7 92. series through June 7th.
1 +1.65' 1 15 i. 1.6 7' 1 H' HIGH
41425@205i 0: -.: ;.i ". 526 148 03 eiiO', 626. 22.: 5 0437-1116, 1721-'i ,-' TIM
+0.3' 0.3 0.4' 02 .4 0.1 -0.3' LOW
Full Moon 12 Moon Faithest south of Equatn 13 Moon n perigee
S2 1 Ladies Annual Fish-off, Sands Harbor
Ft. Lauderdale Boat Club regular meeting, Marina, Pompano Beach. Call 977-9061.
8 p.m., Wilton Manors Women's Club, 600 Moonlight Gourmet canoe trip, Biscayne,
NE 21 Ct. Call 431-7239. Bay, call 375-1492.
t, 7:30 p.m., Galleria International Yachtsmen Association Concert: Kingston Trio, the Mamas and the
I, Ft. Lauderdale. Call meeting, 7:30, Harbor Lights Restaurant, Fort Lauderdale Senior Open, Hall of Fame Papas, and John Sebastian; 8 p.m., Davie
Dania. Call 920-3555. Pool, through June 14th: Rodeo Arena.
lub, 8 p.m., Pompano Vietnam Vets meeting, 7 p.m., American "Bridge at its best", 8:30-11:30 a.m., USCG-Aux CME (boat examinations), John
Center, 1801 NE 6 St., Legion Clubhouse, Hallandale. Call 920- .Holiday Park Social Center, Ft. U. Lloyd State Park, through June 14th.
i 4523. Lauderdale. Call 761-5383. Call 961-4147.
ea Explorers Ship #258 Safe boating course, 8-10 p.m., 601 Harvey Mandel & The Midnight Blues Band, Gold Coast Women Veterans luncheon,
i., 800 So. Fed. Hwy., Seabreeze, Ft. Lauderdale. Call USCG- 10 p.m., Blue Midnight Pub, Ft. noon, Moose Lodge, 1201 NE 7 Ave., Ft:
42-8500. Aux. at 943-9271. Lauderdale. Lauderdale. Call 527-5816 or 726-0664.
+2.4' +2.2 -2.5' +22' -2.5' +2.2' +2.4' HIGH
*1433.2046 0309*0846*1524*2137 0400*0938*1616*2227 0452'1033*1708*2329 TIME
-0.7' -0.1' -0.8 -0.2 -0.8' -0 2' --0.8' LOW
18- Last Quarter Moon 19 20
1 Eastern Shores Yacht Club meeting, Miami/Key West/Miami Offshore Power
Winston Tower Marina, North Miami Boat Race, 7 a.m.
SBeach. Call 949-2334. Gulfstream Sailing Club Summer Series
Greater Ft. Lauderdale Boardsailing 1st Race.
S' E r ': Association meeting, 7:30 p.m., Riverside Bahamian National Election Day Merchant Marine Veterans Association
r-sea Explorers meeting. Hotel. Call 525-9463. *Age Group Swimming Invitational, through meeting, 1 p.m., America Legion Hall,
Federal Hwy., Pompano Sailboat Bend Civic Association meeting, June 21st, Hall. of Fame Pool, Ft. 4250 NE5th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, call 925-
8500:0: 7:30 p.m., Salvation Army community Lauderdale. 5869.
Voters'meeting, time and hall, 90 SW 9 Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale. Call Harvey Mandel and the Midnight Blues Loxahatchee River canoe trip, 9:30 a.m.,
inounced. Call 764-8961. 523-3635. Band, 10 p.m., Blue Midnight Pub, Ft. call 375-1492.
nymous, 7:15 p.m., 1142 World Constitution & Parliament Session, Lauderdale. Navy Seabees Veterans luncheon, 1700 N:
Ft. Lauderdale. Call 476- through June 28th, Fontainebleau Hotel, Narcotics Anonymous, 8 p.m., 2801 N. Federal Hwy., Ft. Lauderdale. Call 781-
Miami Beach. Call 565-0224 University Dr., Hollywood. Call 476-9297. 4237.
S2.0' +2.0' +1.9' 1.9' 1.91.8' +1.9' HIGH
4*134 21'05 0303.0941*1542*2206 0402-1040*1545*2310 0457*1138*1747 TIME
-0.1' -0.2' 0.0' -0.2'' 10.1' -0.2' LOW
S25 26 New Moon 27
Ft. Lauderdale Boat Club social, 7 p.m.,
S-Association of Florida location to be announced. Call 431-7239.
Seafair, Dania. Call 923- Tarpon River Association meeting, 7:45 South Florida Fishing Classic, through
p.m., Calvary Church, 706 SW 6 St.,. Ft. Hillsboro Beacon Yacht Club Special Pot June 28, Miami: Port Everglades,
Best", 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Lauderdale. Luck Supper, 5:30-7 p.m., 2881 SE 28 Ct., Hillsboro and Palm Beach inlets. Call942-
ial Center, Ft. Lauderdale. Regatta Time in Abaco: The Marsh Lighthouse Point. Call 781-7739. 3204.
Harbour Cup Race. Call 359-1599. Nicolette Larson,8:30 & 11:15 p.m. shows, Gulfstream Sailing Club Summer Series #2,
ymous, 10390 NE 2 Ave., Seamanship course, 8 p.m., 3550 Musicians Exchange, Ft. Lauderdale. twilight.
;a1 949-8809. Hollywood Blvd., Room 220. Call USCG- Exhibit: "The Stuff of Dreams: Native SilverBluffcanoetrip,9:30 a.m., Biscayne
Sia Explorers Ship #258 Aux. at 961-4147. American Dolls", through September 27th, Bay. Call 375-1492.
i.. 800 So. Federal Hwy., Thee Blues Trio, 9 p.m., Blue Midnight Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 Regatta Time in Abaco: Crossing Beach
Call 942-8500.' Pub, Ft. Lauderdale. W. Flagler St., Miami. Awards and Dinner. Call 359-1599.
+2.0 2 1.7' +2:0' + 2.0 1.7' 2.' HIGH
0*14 152100'. 0321o0851*1527*2138 0401,0933a 01i-ic _7 04414p1013 644'2254 TIME
-0.3'.. 0.2' -0.3' 0.2 -3 0 2' -0.2 LOW
I blue NOTE: the
the tide heights are in
nea, low tide". A figure.
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Boca-Inlet ........... ......... +08
Deerfield Beach ................. .+12
Hillsboro inlet .............. ...... -31
Bahia M ar....... ........... ....... -20
Dania Cut Off ... ........... ... 1-45
Davie Bridge........... ............ 40
Haulover Inlet ................... +38
Government Cut (Miami) ...........-39
Minutes .... ........... ..... -+17
........... ........ ... ...... + 11
..... .... ... ....... ........... -50
. ... ; .. . . .. .. .. 18
........ ... .............. ........ .-62
....... ............ ....... ..... -28
... .... ............ .. ......... 40
. . . . . . . . . + 40
....... : .................. ......... 39
................... : ..............-56
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TIME ADJUSTMENTS TO TIDE TABLE
14 Werfront News Volume 4 Issue 3 June 1987 Habitat
Second Annual Shoreshine A Huge Success
Fort Lauderdale's Second Annual Shoreshine
citizen's project coordinated by Second Century
Broward to clean up beaches, streets and parks
along the coast, was held on Saturday, April 25,
This year was particularly successful because
a broad base of citizens which included students
from schools, boy scouts, boys clubs, countless
civic organizations and private organizations
,&. ~ willingly gave up their time to make a positive
statement for their community.
. Barrier Islands
by Marilyn M. Damon
A dominant geographic feature along much of
Florida's coastline is the barrier island. Shaped
by wind, waves and tidal action, barrier islands
often occur in long chains, separated from
mainland by estuaries and saltwater wetlands.
k Barrier islands form the first line of defense for
the mainland against coastal storms. This
S protection also encourages the development of
Slow-energy tidal wetlands and marshes, while the
semi-enclosed lagoons behind the islands create
estuaries. Because barrier islands are extremely
mobile and dynamic systems, they are constantly
A 4 Erosion of beaches is a natural phenomenon
. which is often accelerated by man's
development. Stabilization methods include
S" building bulkheads, seawalls and groins, or
- beach renourishment and dune stabilization.
Beach revegetation and dune stabilization are the
least costly methods.
... Barrier islands are fragile coastal resources,
and Florida has more barrier island acreage than
Call the WATERFRONT NEWS to
place a Classified Ad. 524-9464
They were joined by a large number of tourists
from Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and various provinces
of Canada who expressed their appreciation of
our efforts to keep our public beaches clean and
especially our friendly attitudes.
The Shoreshine project's success on Saturday
can serve as a model enhancing and encouraging
the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of
Commerce's newly formed Blue Ribbon
Committee to involve the citizenry in establishing
goals for the beach area.
any other state. Development is often begun
without any understanding of the environmental
values and changing characteristics of barrier
islands. The Florida Coastal Management
Program is working to develop a comprehensive
program for managing Florida's barrier island
system. An overall barrier island policy will be
developed which will include policies specific to
individual islands and their special needs. These
policies will then be used to guide state agencies
in such issues as .receiving permit requests
relating to coastal construction set-back lines,
Establishing priority areas for beach
renourishment, reviewing requests for new
causeways, water and sewerage construction
grants and permits. The prime responsibility for
land management rests with local government.
Mr. Tom Sullivan from Broward's Erosion Control
District and Mr. Red Taylor from Beaches and
Shores are our local liaisons.
For more information, please contact Broward
Soil and Water Conservation District at 584-1306.
Marilyn Damon is the chairman of the Broward
Soil and Water Conservation District and a
regular contributor to "Habitat" section of the
Waterfronr News Volume 4 Issue 3 June 1987 15
Sea Critters-The Green Moray Eel (Gymnothorax funebris)
by Bryan Brooks
A sea creature found most abundantly off the
Fort Lauderdale coast is the green moray eel.
They look exceedingly ferocious with their large
moutn opening and closing all thetime, but in fact
they are just breathing. Their teeth have a slant
inward and when they bite something they pull it
downward into the reef hole. This is probably
done as an instinctive reaction to protect itself as
Many a diver has found a favorite spot where a
moray is always likely to be. They are territorial
and generally stay in the same area of whatever
reef that they are on. The divers will begin to feed
the eel and soon it will eat the food right out of
their hands. They easily become pets.
I remember the eel Oliver, who lived on
Hammerhead Reef, which is just off John Lloyd
State Park. An instructor named Joe Schirck had
started to feed Oliver and it soon became his pet.
Oliver became so famous that ABC sent a camera
crew to record Joe and his moray eel friend
Oliver. Oliver became the show for many tourists
that Joe would take to his special reef. Eventually
even I had the courage to touch Oliver as he would
pass by. It would be the first wild creature I ever
touched and for me it was almost a religious
experience, which sounds kind of silly. Oliver's
skin was soft and velvety, and not slimy like I had
imagined. At that moment I realized that we
shared this planet with billions of other creatures,
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we didn't own the planet, we shared it. It was at
that time I wimped out and found it difficult to kill
Not long after, Oliver was killed. My son Chris,
who would divermaster for Joe with his students,
found Oliver in his familiar home. Only this time
he had a hole in his head and was dying. When
Chris told me that day, it was as though we had
lost a family pet. We had committed the ultimate
crime, we had made friends with a wild creature
and in so doing had cost the creature his life. We
had gotten the eel to lose his fear of man...the
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ultimate mistake. When an eel is used to being
fed, it will come right out of its reef home to meet
you. A wild eel never ventures out of its hole when
divers are around. Oliver must have seen a diver
and came toward him thinking it was meal time
with Joe Schirck, the rest is easy to figure out. It
.Eels feed at night and we're told by marine
academics that they are nearsighted. Around
divers they are very passive and will never bite
you unless provoked. This generally means that a
diver has.stuck his hand back in a reef hole trying
to get at a lobster.
They are found all over the Caribbean and
Bahamas. Eels, especially the large green ones,
grow to over six feet long and at that size are
quite thick in their girth. Underwater
photographers find that eels are neat subjects to
show their landlocked friends. Photographs of
monsters of the depth is good for the ole male
Eels are not to be eaten since some individuals
of all species are capable of causing severe food
poisoning, even death.
Fort Lauderdale's reefs are full of pretty green
eels. Hopefully the hordes of divers that come to
dive from here and all over the world will learn
that natures predators the green moray eel is not
our enemy, but another ocean creature to be
appreciated and admired.
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waypoint for round-the-world sailboat race
By M.G. Swift
For the first time The Whitbread Round the
World Race will stop in North America. Fort
Lauderdale will host the Whitbread sailing fleet in
its final stop-over during the 32,000 mile
circumnavigation of the globe in the spring of
Begun in 1973, Thw Whitbread Round the World
Race takes place every four years and is
recognized worldwide as one of the top ocean
racing competitions. The fifth Whitbread Race
starts from The Solent, England on September 2,
1989 and will arrive in Fort Lauderdale in mid
"In the past the race has been of four legs of
equal distance each, calling at South Africa, New
Zealand and South America," reflected race
organizing committee chairman,. Rear Admiral
Charles Williams. "However," Williams went on,
"CapeTown is now quite unacceptable politically
so'Punte del Este is now the first stop with
Fre~rantle the second port. Auckland is again the
- half way point around the world before going
around the Horn to Punta del Este a second time.
With .the structure of the race so drastically
changed, we have taken the opportunity to
include the United States to encourage America
Two local sailors are responding to the
Whitbread challenge and attempting to organize
America entries. Skip Novac,..a veteran of past
Whitbread Races is receiving technical support
frQrt- Florida Atlantic University's Ocean
Engineering Department and is actively looking
for area financial backers to builfa sailboat and
crew in time for the race. Novac has raced
extensively in the European .circuits and the
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First mate will be Ginny Henry, also an American
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Warerfronr News Volume 4 Issue 3 June 1987 7
1987 Worrell 1000 Final
1. Team Hall Auto World, Al Etherton & Roy
2. Team Graphiti, Michael Bender. & Wayne
3. Team Gitano, John Downey & Mark Murray,
4. Soviet Union, Yuri Konovlov & Sergey
5. Team Rudee's Restaurant, John Eure & Mike
6. Team Buzzard Bay, Richard Bliss & Steve
Sixteen boats started the Worrell 1000 in Fort
Lauderdale on May 3rd. Two local teams,
Woodward and Deprived, both dropped out of the
competition before the finish. Team Woodward,
Laurent Gaudillat and Jody Culbert, had a carbon
fiber mast fail three hours into the first leg. Team
Deprived, Troy Ennis and Hans Wilkie, got caught
in a squal off Daytona on day three.
Women's Sailing Race Weekend
June 6-7 marks the dates for this year's
Gulfstream Sailing Club Women's Invitational
Race Series. Three classes will be sailed; PHRF,
GSCPH, and GUNKHOLE. The Gunkhole division
will be racing on a boat for boat basis, no
spinnakers. This eliminates the difficulties of
attempting to fairly rate boats that are loaded up
for cruising of live-aboards.
"This race weekend is an excellent opportunity
for all you women sailors, to leave the men and
kids at home, and to get out for a weekend of sun,
fun, and sailing," says Lynn Pena of Gulfstream
Sunday's race will feature a shortened course.
A large after-race Bar-B-Que Bash is being
planned by the men, for Sunday afternoon.
Entry fees are $10 for GSC member boats, and
$20 for non-members. Anyone interested in
racing, please contact Ms. Pena at 792-1521 or
Linda Rose at 989-4294.
For those new to sailboat race
The Gulfstream Sailing Club Summer Racing
Series is to be a novice/newcomer event. The
race days are June 14, June 27 & July 12. Any
skipper or crew member who would like to race
but has little or no experience is welcomed and
will be assigned experienced Gulfstream people
A skipper's and crew meeting will be held
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will be charged each skipper. Prizes will be
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Finding Longitude With A Newspaper
By James E. Sullivan
The longitude of any city that published a daily
newspaper is easily obtained. Add together the
paper's time of sunrise and sunset, divide this
time in two, and convert this time to Greenwich
Mean Time (GMT). Here in Fort Lauderdale add
four hours during daylight saving time and five
hours during eastern standard time. Enter the
Nautical Almanac (N/A) with this date and time
Public Safe Boating Course
By Ralph DeLano
The Fort Lauderdale Power Squadron offers a
Spring/Summer course in Safe Boating at Saint
Jerome Catholic Church Parish Hall, 2601 SW 9th
Avenue, FOrt Lauderdale, on Tuesday nights from
7:30 pm until 9:30 pm for twelve weeks. Classes
start May 26, 1987 but students missing the first
class will be.'welcomed to start at the second,
This course is for those interested in increasing
safety and knowledge in handling both power and
sail boats. Instruction is free. There is a nominal
charge to cover.costs, including a 150-page
student workbook, chart, and other materials.
More information may be obtained from Elsie
Eidson 525-4461 or John Kaeser 467-0739.
and extract the Greenwich HourAngle (GHA). This
is the longitude of the paper.
Only the paper and the N/A are needed. The
almanac can be for any year but the accuracy is
improved if the current year or any four-year
multiple of that year is used.
EXAMPLE: Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel Friday
April 17, 1987
sunset 1945 (convert 07:45 to 1945)
total 2640 (divide by 2)
divided 1320 (noon)
add 4 hours
17 hrs almanac 75o05.6' (GHA) (white pages)
20 min almanac 500.0 (GHA) (yellow pages)
Ft. Lauderdale W80005.6' longitude
There are no newspapers published on the high
seas so obtain the exact GMT times of observable
sunrise and sunset and 'again add these together,
divide by two, and use this time to enter the N/A.
Since the seconds of these times can be noted it
will provide a more precise longitude than the
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Covering The Waterfront
By Bobbi Belanger
Along the downtown section of the New River is
Shirttail Charlie's. It's much like any other
bar/restaurant along the river, but the
entertainment here is not much like any other.
The bill of fare is like others': hot dogs,
hamburgers, a pasta salad here and there, but the
music of Duncan & Co. is quite different than most
along the river. It is old-time, good-time, down-
south Dixieland Jazz. Duncan & Co.'s leader,
Duncan Tulk, sits behind his drums, wind and
weather tanned, slim, with age- and sun-bleached
beard. He looks more like a sea captain than a
musician. In fact, he is captain of his own '42 live
aboard Schooner, "Wind Quest." But, he's also a
world known and appreciated artist. Following in
his father's footsteps (Alfred Tulk, New York
painter and sculptor), his heart lies in art, both on
canvas and musically. He has designed and
painted the murals of Loew's State Theatre in
New York City) has been the set designer for
professional theatre productions, was the design
consultant for Morrison's Restaurants, and his
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Tulk is most proud of his work on the sails of
"Wind Quest": Zephyr and Iris, the gods of Wind
and Dawn (pictured above).
On this sunny Sunday afternoon poolside at
Shirttail Charlie's he finds satisfaction behind his
drums, keeping the myraid of musicians in time
and on tempo. He's an easy going kind of fellow,
as those who "sit in" can attest. Duncan & Co. is
basically a quartet, but everybody sits in.
The quartet is Tulk (drums), Bob Rule
(keyboards), Don Reeds (trumpet and valve
trombone), and Eddie Piddock (tenor and soprano
Bob Rule, who hails from Detroit, has been
in South Florida for nine years. Rule owns and
operates Rule Piano Service in Coconut Creek.
When not with Duncan & Co. on Sundays, he's at
the Quality Inn in Pompano on Saturday eves.,.
and on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Dirty Moe's in
Boca Raton. This year marks his 4th year at Dirty
Moe's. And, in his words, "a record for South
Don Reeds, from Missouri, spent 22 years with
the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Now he spends most
of his time doing what he likes best -- playing
music. He travels from here to the Keys playing
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South Florida, but I wouldn't put down any-bets
on his: "rooting", because he's a gypsy at heart.
When he got to South Florida some 8 years ago,
he walked into a club, asked if he could sit in and
has been with Duncan, et al ever since. Piddock is
the lead vocalist of Duncan & Co.
Also sitting in that Sunday afternoon was (to
name a few):
Clarinetist, Jack Sohmer, who for two years
was jazz critic for the Miami Herald, and for the
last 10 years has been a record reviewer for
magazines such as Downbeat and.Jazz Times;
Trumpeter, Art Miller; Trumpeter, Ralph Oliver;
and Slide trombonist, Bill James, who, after the
interviews, vowed to "tell me the real truth."
Duncan & Co. is. featured at Shirttail Charlie's
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Volume 4 Issue 3 June 1987
Deep wreck diving precautionsooooooooooo
Deep wreck diving on Broward County's
"artificial reefs" can be quite rewarding.
Significant risks and knowledge factors are still a
reality that we must face. There are particular
items of concern, along with adequate
preparation, that must be acknowledged within
this area of diving.
Deep diving is often defined by major training
agencies as any dive made below 60 feet with a
maximum suggested limit of 130 feet, however,
for the purpose of this article we should consider
any dive beyond this as unreasonable. The
deeper the dive, the more escalating the chances
for problems. Decompression sickness, reduction
of air supply, nitrogen narcosis, carbon dioxide
excess and oxygen poisoning are all problems
that are commonly associated with progressly
presenting difficulty as depth increases. All of
Broward's artificial reefs are below 60 feet, many
Decompression sickness is probably the most
frequent and most common problem to be
concerned with. The deeper wrecks pose a
greater limit on our bottom time, therefore more
problems are likely to occur. By nature people do
not like limits. This may be one reasonthat people
occasionally, fall victim to decompression
sickness. In many cases divers assume that "just
an extra few minutes won't hurt", with no regard
to the decompression tables. Fortunately, many
dive boats seta predetermined time limit for their
divers. But it still comes down to the diver to
adhere to these limits. You have a responsibility
to yourself, your dive buddy and the diving
community to set reasonable time/depth limits
and collaborate with them. The word
"reasonable" refers to the avoidance of
decompression dives and not taking dives to the
decompress table limit. Most training agencies
view the decompression tables as something for
emergency use only.
Decompression diving is a specialty that
associates many hazards with itself and should
be left to the professionals. The U.S. Navy will not
allowdecompression deeson ives to be made unless
there is a recompression chamber onboard the
ship, or unless air support is on immediate
standby for evacuation to a chamber within close
proximity. If the Navy views decompression
diving this seriously, then certainly all sport
divers should avoid it. Remember,
decompression diving is a specialty field which
requires extensively trained divers and surface
support teams. MAKE ALL DIVES NO-
It is recommended by some dive professionals
that dives up to 90 feet be cut short by 10 minutes
of'the allowed no decompression time and that
dives from 91 to 130 feet be cut short by 5 minutes
of ihe allowable no decompression time limit.
Recommending this is not guaranteeing a 100%
safety factor. The dive tables also do not
guarantee a 100% safety factor. This is why
conservative diving is advised.
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An example of conservative diving follows. A
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thing to do is round off the depth to 100 feet. An
important factor to remember is that if the depth
or duration of a dive is between those listed, the
next greater depth or bottom time is used. The
wreck is 97 feet in the sand so most of the divewill
be made from about 80 feet and up. As long as the
diver touched 97 feet, be it only for less that one
minute, he computes the total dive at 100 feet. The
maximum allowable bottom time for 100 feet is 25
minutes. At the duration of 20 minutes the diver is
already at the ascent line working his way up at
an ascent rate of 60 feet per minute. When the
diver finds himself at a depth of 10 feet he pauses
for a three minute safety stop. If the dive was
strenuous or exceptionally cold it may have been
advisable to be even more conservative with
bottom time. Strenuous activity and cold water
are predisposing factors to decompression
sickness. For more information regarding
predisposing factors of decompression sickness
contact the Waterfront News for the December
1986 edition, or your local diving instructor.
Reduction of air supply is another major
problem that is directly identified with deep
diving. The density of air is proportional to the
increase of depth. For example, at 66 feet (three
atmospheres) the density of the air we breathe is
three times greater than the air we breathe at the
surface. This means that in a single breath three
times as many air molecules are drawn from the
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Deep wreck diving
diving cylinder. Therefore, the air supply will last
approximately one-third the time. As depth
increases so do these figures. Because three
times as many air molecules must be pulled
through the regulator, breathing resistance in
some regulators is also increased. This
computation cannot be used for an absolute
determination of air supply duration. The specific
period of time that an air supply will last is
directly affected by the diver's physical size,
experience, fitness, breathing habits, quality of
regulator, stress level, buoyancy control and
environmental conditions. The important factor
affiliated with air consumption rate is not its
computation but rather at what point the dive
should be terminated in order to allow a safe
Divers should also allow themselves enough
air for an emergency which would postpone
ascent. These include a troubled buddy,
unfriendly marine life or a foolish boater zooming
back and forth. It is possible to sit here all day and
think of hypothetical situations which could
delay ascent. The possibility of having to go back
down also exists. Bear in mind that this is not a
recommendation that any diver should ever make
a descent after reaching the cutoff point. In fact,
divers should be advised against it. It is
recommended that all dives made from 60 to 115
feet be terminated at 1000 P.S.I. From 116 to 130
feet 1200 P.S.I. is a safe cutoff point. At these
points divers should be at the ascent line and
have started up; not searching for it. If you have a
high air consumption rate you may want to alter
Because air supplies are depleted so much
faster at depth, it may be advisable to bring along
an independent air source. Some divers choose to
make deep dives with an additional Scuba unit.
This is usually in the form of a small diving
cylinder referred to as a pony bottle. This unit
straps onto the preexisting primary dive cylinder
and utilizes a standard regulator. This .item is
suited for deep dives and wreck dives. If a
malfunction was to occur with your regulator
inside a wreck, it would probably require too
much on the part of the dive team. It is often hard
enough to move through a wreck yourself, much
less attempting to buddy breathe or octopuss
breathe. A much simpler procedure would be to
breathe from your own pony bottle, exit the wreck
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and make a controlled ascent. There are several
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Nitrogen narcosis is probably the most
romanticized element linked with deep diving.
Unfortunately, this is not an experience to be
idealized. Narcosis can kill you. It can cause poor
judgment leading to a diving accident. Nitrogen
narcosis has been implicated as playing a major
role in many diving accidents. Most divers are
affected at depths of 100 feet, although the effects
are often unrecognized. While experiencing
narcosis, most divers will be able to accomplish
simple tasks, however, they may not be able to
effectively respond to an emergency because of
the rigid thinking and reaction time that is
required. Some of the signs and symptoms of
narcosis are loss of judgment, intoxication, lack
of concern for safety, panic, repeating but not
obeying hand signals and inappropriate
behavior. All symptoms vary with individual
divers. Extensive diving experience and good
physical condition tend to decrease the effects of
nitrogen narcosis. Predetermined hand signals
should be used to alert or question diving buddies
as to narcosis. At 60 feet some divers are
affected. At 100 feet many divers are affected and
at 130 feet most divers are affected. If you directly
feel narcosis, ascend to a shallower depth.
Carbon dioxide excess
Another problem connected with wreck and
deep diving is carbon dioxide excess. Normally in
sport diving carbon dioxide buildup is caused by
skipbreathing, overexertion, or poorly tuned
regulators. This can occur in shallow water as
well as deep. However, due to the high gas
density at greater depths, regulators of
moderately good quality but less than excellent
may function poorly. Carbon dioxide retention
produces a sensitivity to oxygen in divers. This
can produce oxygen convulsions at depths past
When deep diving, the importance of a solid
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depth should never be altered as you may be
making these decisions under the influence of
nitrogen narcosis. Factors shortening time and
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depth are acceptable but never lengthen the
original plan. There is validity in the old saying,
"Plan your dive and dive your plan". Always write
the dive plan down on an underwater slate so
there is no question as to procedure. If a set of
underwater dive tables is not available you
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the first few greater times and depths. These are
precautionary measures that mark the sign of a
safe diver. A series of hand signals should be
agreed upon before diving. This is especiallytrue
of a new dive team.
Buddies should be 100% familiar with the
operation and positioning of each other's
equipment. This includes straps and buckles on
buoyancy compensator and weightbelt, location
and use of inflator and deflator, and location of
C02 cartridge. Which regulator willbe used for an
octopuss and its location is also of great
importance. The importance of the octopuss
regulator cannot be over-emphasized never dive
with someone who does not carry an octopuss:on
dives greater than 30 feet.
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It may be advisable to use a retractable diving
reel if wreck penetrations are to be made.
Thanks to the Artificial Reef Society, Broward
County has a notably above average scope of
wreck and deep diving. These wrecks have been
purposed for your enjoyment and safety. Many
manhours have been spent making them this
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Quiet, responsible people*561-3578.
Within walking distance of RIVERBEND
MARINA- lovely riverfront apartments
ELEGANTLY FURNISHED APTS available,
1&2 bdrms., pool, cable, maid service
Weekly/Monthly. Call Banyan Marina
Apts., 111 Isle of Venice. 524-4430
ISLE OF VENICE- yearly $565/monthly
1 bedrm., pool, patios, BBQ, quiet
Super Location- Efficiencies & 1 Bed
Weekly/Monthly rates. Waterfront apts.
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ECONOMICAL MARINA- liveaboards from
DRY STORAGE for sm boats from $50/mo
ISLE OF VENICE- liveaboards, up to
52', pool shower, BBQ, laundry,
cable, phone. Low rates! 525-2223.
DEEP WATER- liveaboard, pool, showers
laundry. Isle of Venice*low yearly
leases. Call 467-3512.
RIVERLAND OFF NEW RIVER- night light,
locked fence, good security. This is
a lovely spot. No liveaboards.587-8451
Deepwater. NEW RIVER- no fxd bridges
No liveaboards. Water/Electric.
Call 525-7421 Or 583-0688.
Deep water up to 65' Electric/Water
SOUTH OF OAKLAND PK BLVD NORTH OF
SUNRISE- no liveaboards. 566-2760.
OFF NEW RIVER- no fixed bridges.
Fenced, lighted, power, water.
No liveaboards. Call 463-2796.
GALT OCEAN MILE- No liveaboard. Up
to 53'. Deep canal, dolphin poles.
Private dock space for rent- 40 ft.
Deepwater HURRICANE HOLE. No livea-
boards. Elec/water. Call 583-8358.
BANYAN MARINA APTS- 111 Isle of
Venice, deep water, up to 50', pool,
laundry, cable, phone. Call 524-4430.
DOCK FOR RENT- no fxd bridges.
Pompano. Call 785-5407.
ISLE OF VENICE- sailboat to 41'.
Parallel dock. llO,water,etc. NO
LIVEABOARDS. Private security.
Annual $225/mo. Call 463-5621.
POWER or SAILBOAT (28-32')- liveabrd.
or storage. Call 764-8234.
LAS OLAS ISLE of VENICE. ELEC, WATER,
POOL, LAUNDRY FACILITIES. 462-5515.
NEW RIVER off Riverland Road- up to
80'. Secure. Hurricane hole. No live-
aboards. Water & elec. 584-0524.
HENDRICKS ISLE- villas & docks
Liveaboard & storage. Shower, laun-
dry, BBQ, patio deck. From $250/mo
Call 462-0041 or 525-0190.
NEW RIVER- riverfront cottage with
deepwater dock. $400/mo. 467-0007.
NEW RIVER- deepwater, no fxd bridges
no liveaboards. Water/electricity.
Call 525-7421 or 583-0688.
NEW RIVER, DOWNTOWN FT LAUDERDALE-
private, safe. Water,elec,TV,cable,
phone(extra). Close to shops,library
etc.,no fxd bridges. 450/ft per day
Call Mon-Fri 9am-2pm. 467-0671.
DOCKS STORAGE from $75/mo. Liveabds
welcome. Easy ocean access. Showers
Service. Repairs. J&J Marina. 4550
Ravenswood Rd. Ft.Ldl. Call 981-2001
DOCK AT PRIVATE RESORT with all
amenities for gracious living. 87
feet and 60 feet available. Deep
water canal with no fixed bridges.
Call 305-781-1461 or 603-898-1250.
On New River- LAUDERDALE ISLE.
Nc liveaboards. Call 791-5323.
RIVERLAND off New River
Water & electric. $90/mo. 583-7947.
LAS OLAS- up to 40', easy ocean ac-
cess & no liveaboards. Call 763-2116
FT LDL- deepwater, no fxd bridges.
Excellent hurricane hole. Elec/Water
available. Up to 33'. Lq.term5259796
YACHT DOCKAGE & MAINTENANCE SERVICE
ideal for absentee owners. 587-8984.
LAS OLAS/NEW RIVER- 75'xl0',security
light,elec,water & phone.Ph:463-7125
SAILORMAN- World's largest & most
unique, new & used marine emporium.
Send for.catalog. 305 State Road 84,
Ft.Laud. 33316. Phone 305-522-6716.
RADIO CONTROLLED RACE CAR- ready to
race, w/ Futaba controller, lots of
spare parts. 30mph +..Todd 522-2161.
NORCOLD AC-DC REFRIG- 4cu ft. $300.
Shipmate 2-burner STOVE & OVEN $200.
Benmar RDF $50. Call Denise 462-4244.
SCUBA GEAR- used. 792-7895 after 5.
Excellent FIBERGLASS BOAT. Motor &
trailer. Also sm. sailboat. 764-0586
TEAK DINING RM. set- must sell.587-0897
One Alganog 3-section BOAT LIFT-
6-sling capability. Approx. 15 ton cap.
Try $2000. Call Bill Jackson, Jr.,
Jacksnn Marine Sales. 305-792-4900.
4-53 DETROIT DIESEL ENG.- heat exch.
cooled, B/W trans. 6 month warranty
completely overhauled by RPM DIESEL
ENGINE Co. $7700. 587-1620 Stock591
13HP MARINE DIESEL- Volvo w/ trans.
factory-rebuilt $147-5 --AL-S--55HP -
Renault. Call 764-0586.
ONAN- used diesel generators avail.
All sizes. Call for details.
REPOWER SYSTEMS 462-3894
Mariner 6KW DIESEL GENERATOR rebuilt
SMALL F/GLASS CENTER CONSOLE BOAT-
motor, trailer. Call 764-0586.
27 SILVERTON DAY FISHERMAN- 10' beam
New teak mahogany interior 1986
galley dinette full fish equipped.
1985 FORMULA SPORTFISHERMAN- 192',
cabin, sink, toilet, 175 Mercury,
Black Max. Compass, radio, d/finder.
Camper package. Low hour usage.
$10,000 firm. Call 527-1253.
Licensed captain. 100-ton license.
Fishing experienced. Your boat. Live
bait, kite fishing. Trolling/Wreck
fishing. Deliveries. Cpt Joseph Kane,
ALL PAINTING; Varnishing, Engine
room detailing, general maintenance.
Reasonable rates. Call 527-5760.
Broward Boat Boutique: HULLS, BOAT
INTERIORS & EXTERIORS, BOAT WAXING
custom work. Call 776-9934.
GOURMET CATERING FOR YACHTS, homes
offices, weddings. Please call for
menus & prices. Gail Sinclair-Murphy
REFRIGERATION AIR CONDITIONING
Repairs & Installation-- service ALL
brands, 1 yr. warranty on BOTH parts
& labor, $25/hr., day or night, we
custom build most any type-of unit or
DO-TT-YOUR-SELF, we sell what you need
with free advice. MEETING YOUR COOL-
ING NEEDS SINCE 1977. Call Custom
Refrigeration at 527-0540.
James Sullivan professes a knowledge
of CELESTIAL NAVIGATION, LORAN-C &
PREP for USCG OPERATOR's LICENSE.
Will teach same to seafarers for $12.
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CANVAS FACTORY- Flybridge covers,
Bimini tops, Mooring covers & Repairs
Mobile truck will perform work at your
site. Call 781-1970.
Try CRUISING CANVAS of 1500 W. Broward
(Three blocks east of 1-95)
Custom marine canvas, repairs, yard
goods & do-it-yourself supplies.
FREE ESTIMATES. Call 467-2722 today.
NATIONAL CANVAS for all your canvas
needs at 128 No. Fed. Hwy. (6th Ave)
Delray Beach, FL. Call 1-305-278-6521
CANVAS CANVAS CANVAS
Repair or replace. Fast service.
Bimini tops, boat covers, cushions,
Navy tops, etc., WAYNE NATHAN
INTERIORS, No. Miami Beach. 7 day:
service. Call 947-6600.
COME SAILING- capt & crew will give
you vacation of a lifetime. 361-3680
SUZIE Q YACHT SERVICES for all yacht
interiors, exteriors, cleaning, varnish
refinishing. Excellent work 764-5852
BOAT WAXING-Fiberglass Repair. Ex-
terior Cleaning, Teak, Paint. 920-4238
HULL CLEANING under water. Call Bob
leave message at 463-9810.
Boat Cleaning service. Custom wash
& wax, teak cleaning, oiling, varn-
ishing. Weekly & Bimonthly service.
PO Box 10081, Pomp. Bch. Fl 33060,
No more Waxing! Boats, cars, aero-
planes. New teflon systems. 12 mth
warranty. We come to you. Free es-
timates. Apple Polishing Systems
Inc of Pompano Beach. Call us on
BOTTOM SCRUBBING & RECOVERY- hulls'
cleaned in the water, props pulled.
Call Rod, leave message 523-9326.
LAUNDRY & DRYCLEANING SERVICE-
dockside pickup, quality work.
Call Joanie at 587-9868.
BOTTOMS CLEANED, props,zincs,engines
Monthly mntc. Call 587-6207 (24 hrs)
APPLE POLISHING SYSTEMS. Never wax
again. Quality Teflon surface pro-
tectant. Your boat, car, plane fully
protected. Your place or ours. FREE
ESTnRATE/DEMO. Call 764-2548/523-5145
SCOTT's CLEANING SERVICE, Inc.-
total boat care, bottom service,
free estimates. Call 925-7182.
DID YOU FOLLOW-THRU ON
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MATE NAVIGATOR SAILMAKER for
deliveries & offshore passages
celestial navigation, loft quality
sail repairs underway, provisioning
for passages & cooking.
Call Kim Sanders (305) 764-8191
U rine Ellectro [ics
Save Money*Carry-in repairs on most
Marine electronic equipment* FCC
Licensed* Serving Ft. Lauderdale
since 1955*Dick Ross*2945 State Rd.
84 call 305-583-8710
MARINE SURVEYOR- buyers & insurance.
Surveys for both POWER & SAIL.
Call Ed Rowe at 792-6092.
MARINE SURVEYOR & Consultant
Capt. Boyd Hildebrand 925-4214 Ft. L.
MARINE SURVEYOR & CONSULTANT
Pre-purchase & Insurance Adjustor
Survey, Sail & Power. Wm. Maundrell-
Seager. Tel 791-8628.
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NEW RIVER-Deepwater Estate-373' Waterfront 3+
Bdrm. 4-1/2 Bath situated on a Very Private Point Lot
approx. 1 acre with 373' of waterfront. Featuring vault-
ed ceilings, fireplace, wet bar, Roman tub, pool etc.,
LAS OLAS ISLES-DEEPWATER- Contemporary
Townhouse, 2 story, 2 bdrm, 2-1/2 bath with sunken
livingroom, dining room & den. Includes deepwater
dock up to 50' yacht
CITRUS ISLES-Sailboat Country. Deepwater, No
Fixed Bridges. 2 Bedrm, New Kitchen. Leased
through 12/31/87. $129,900.
INTRACOASTAL CONDO-2 Bdrm, 1-1/2 Bath Con-
vertible. New Kitchen. Million Dollar View directly on
Intracoastal Waterway. $129,900.
CITRUS ISLES-Deepwater. No Fixed Bridges. 3 Bdrm,
2 Bath. Extensively upgraded Just Listed. $149,900.
MICHAEL's MARINE SERVICE offers
custom woodworking, milling & yacht
maintenance to the waterfront com-
munity. Experienced & dependable
with complete shop & mobile facility.
Established in 1981. Call 765-1466.
S DOCKSIDE YACHT CARPENTRY
Custom work mica, teak, hardwoods.
Renovations & refinishing. 771-0734
MANUFACTURERS SALES REPS with
established territories to promote
a proven one-of-a-kind antifoulant
paint. Territories open between Port
Salerno and Key West. For details
call Gary between 8:30 & 4:30.
AD SALESMEN- Dade & Palm. 524-9450.
BROWARD COUNTY AUDUBON SOCIETY
ANY INFORMATION CALL 24 HOURS
RIVER REACH CONDOS-Live On An Island! Ft. Laud.
private island featuring 24 hour manned security, golf,
tennis, saunas, 3 heated pools.
NEW STINGS GREAT FINANCING
1. 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath-convenient first floor apt.,
2. 1 Bedroom, 1-1/2 Baths. Newest buildings from
3. 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath. From $75,000. Newest build-
4. Larger 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath with Covered Parking.
Newest building from $77,000.
5. Largest Corner. 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath with Covered
Parking. New Building from $90,000.
6. 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Corner. Outstanding New River
View. (View As Pictured). Just Reduced $10,000.
7. Rentals also available from $500.00.
MANY OTHER WATERFRONT LISTINGS AVAILABLE "NEW WATERFRONT LISTINGS NEEDED"
I Have Qualified Buyers!"
Living and Working on the New River
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