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Creation Date: January 1, 1988
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    Main: Habitat
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    Main: Marine Community Calendar & Tide Tables
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    Main: Sailing
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    Main: The Main Brace
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    Main: Commerce
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    Main: Safety
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    Main: Heritage
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    Main: Power Boats
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    Main: Classifieds
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JAN 88

Volume 4 Issue 10


U.S. Customs has
doUats entering this
Page 6


new rules for small
i,'i./t'y. Check in on


Lauderdale to Key West Race in


Official Race Burgee


Advantage, a IOR-Class Two sailboat
skippered by Coral Ridge Yacht Club's John
McBride, logged last years overall best
handicapped time of 18 hours. 12 minutes and 21
seconds from Fort Lauderdale to Key West.
Intry forms ale available to 1it ii I sailors
by calling 564-5765 or 522-4663.
A skippers' meeting will be held Wednesday.
January 13th. All PHRI, IMS and IOR yachts will
start the following day hfom f Oil Lau(derdle.


Last year 81 sailboats giouped in nine classes
competed in the 1987 Fort Laudet dale to Key West
Race. The 13th annual race and iace weekend is
planned for Thursday. January 14th through
Sunday the 17th..
IOR, IMS and PHRF racing and cruising yachts
are invited to join the flotilla for the 160-mile run
to Key West. Saturday in Key West, the Conch
Grinders Race will run over a 10- to 15-mile
course. IYRU rules and the Sailing Instructions
will govern both races.


SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13
Complimentary dockage is available at
Lauderdale Yacht Club prior to the race by
arrangement with the Dockmaster.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 14
3 PM Hospitality tent opens. Your ID is your
admittance.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 15


9 AM-Midnight


Hospitality tent opens for arriving yachts-
men. Your ID is your admittance. FREE
MICHELOB courtesy of ANHEUSER-
BUSCH and LOPEZ DISTRIBUTORS.
Conch fritters, conch chowder, fish and
shrimp will be available. You're on your
own for tours, shopping; sightseeing.


6 PM Conch fritters in the Hospitality Tent. FREE
MICHELOB. Your ID is your admittance.


SATURDAY, JANUARY 16
10 AM "Conch Grinder" (Bay Race).
11 AM-Midnight FREE MICHELOB courtesy of ANHEUS-
ER-BUSCH and LOPEZ DISTRIBUTORS.
12-4 PM All yachts please DRESS SHIP as boats
return from the Conch Grinder race.
6-9 PM MOUNT-GAY-RUM SUNDOWNER PAR-
TY in the Hospitality Tent. The music is
live and lively Your badge is your admit-
tance.
7 PM TROPHY AWARDS in the Hospitality Tent.
The bar will be closed for the duration of
the awards ceremony.
8:30-10 PM Dinner in the Hospitality Tent, a true island'
feast of shrimp creole and chicken. Your
ID is your admittance.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 18
Enjoy Key West. We'll see you next year


Diver Bryan Brooks is concerned.ahlout
coral reefs under stress. Turn to Page 12


And a dive show in -Miami will
feature "Reef Awareness" as its theme in
Ie-rliary. See Page 10


Also in Miami. voters willderide on the
late of a Dinner Key boatyard. Page 10


America Merchant Mariners veterans of
World War // seek their due on page 19


Fort L auderdale's Riverwalk rec eives a
qrant Read all about it in Page 9


At the western hub of Riverwalk local
iesIdnts want to renovate the Seventh
Avenue Bridge. hie( k page 23


And in the same neighborhood.
Sailloat Bend Civic Association is
'..,, '.,,i a historic house and garden tour.
See page 23


Big Al taught some fla(k for some
adn u I lie gave last month. Read about it
Son Page 5


A guide to Florida's historic lighthouses is
irev/i-wed on page 22


Broward County considers liveaboard
ordinances. See Page 7


A sinigle-handed sailor traces Columbus'
log a( rss the Atlantic. Check it out on
page 16

ThIe DOT may break promise with
invironmentalists about a nature
preserve along New Rivers south fork.
Read Page 7


Marine emergency signals are the topic
of Bill Lange's piece on page 21


And Jim Sullivan gets us up to date
with WWV. page 20






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Letter


Editor
I read Bryan Brooks' story about U-Boats ("Dive
back in time", page 23, November 1987). We had a
neighbor in Tomo River, New Jersey who was an
oil tanker captain during World War Two. His
name was Captain Paulsen. He told us many hair
raising stories of that time. My memory is hazy
about then now; but, I do remember that he said
the U-Boats would lay off shore (the east coast) at
night and watch against the shore lights for the
lights to "blink" as a ship went by. Yes, the lights
were supposed to be off, but not all were. That
was one way they would spot the ships,, and
tankers were prized targets. Captain Paulsen died
in the early 1970's, or I would put you and Mr.
Brooks in contact with him. He told us these
stories in the early 60's. His ship was fired upon
and hit several times Dut not sunk.
By the way, if you are interested-there were
German prisoner-of-war camps near Omaha,
Nebraska.
Good luck with your search for the U-Boat off
Fort Lauderdale- maybe this article will bring a
story out of the woodwork!
lisa Lezgas
Naples, Florida

Editor
This is in reference to the approved Fort
Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport
expansion plan (alternate "B"). Of interest to
boaters is the 199-foot westerly extension of the
south runway (9 Right) Which forces relocation of
The Dania Canal. The proposed configuration
creates a dog leg with two.blind corners. We have
joked about this and asked in public hearing if
perhaps they (the planners) had subdivision
consultants do the design work as the results
look much more like a street than a navigable
waterway. Another individual quipped that he
could not find the stop lights in the budget that
would be required to stop collisions at the
corners.
In any case, despite assurances to the contrary
from the aviation department, there is not
sufficient land now owned by the airport to
accomplish the relocation with practical curves.
At the very least they must purchase the rear of
The Village Marina property and even with that
additional space the canal relocation may still
result in a mess.
Citizens Against Runway Expansion (C.A.R.E.)
has suggested on more than one occasion that if
you must. lengthen the south runway, do not
extend it to the west. Be satisfied with a 5800 ft.
runway and the eastern extension instead of a
6000 ft. runway. But the.airport expansion
enthusiasts are insatiable. More is better at any
cost!.
I believe the proposed canal relocation is a
clear hazard to navigation and should never be
permitted on those grounds alone, but there is
more. The sharp corners are a-hydrological
disaster! The banks will be scoured severely,
rapid silt-up will occur and these sharp corners
will jeopardize the ability of The Dania Cut-Off
Canal to rapidly run off water in the event of a wet
hurricane. We might remember that fact as that is
why the canal was originally dug.


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I suggest you visit the area yourself. The
proposed western relocation boundary is the wire
fence at The Airport Hilton. The area can easily be
accessed by very small boat. Note the width of the
canal (it's none too wide for weekend traffic now),
and imagine bending into and out of the corner of
that property without involving The Village
Marina property.
I believe the boaters of Broward County should
be made aware of this ill conceived plan. The loop
around New River and down The Dania Canal was
once a popular tour-boat trip and now is enjoyed
by thousands of local and visiting boaters. It is
unique in Southern Florida in that it provides a
true loop cruise. Let's not let The Broward County
Aviation Department mess it up.
We are backing The "Dania" Plan which tells the
airport to segregate commercial jets to the north
runway and general aviation to the south runway.
John Coons
C.A.R.E.
Ft. Lauderdale


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otters Waterfront News Volume 4 Issue 10 January 1988 5


Ask Big Al


Question:
I go fishing quite frequently and when I anchor
for a short while I have a lot of trouble starting my
engine. I have V8 Ford block. If I stay for awhile I
can start right up. My buddies tell me my engine
has to cool down to start. This is something new
and I don't think the engine is that hot. My gauges
read "cool" and "normal". Any ideas?
Milt
Answer:
What you describe is usually caused by one of
the carburetors. When you shut down gasoline
dribbles down the carburetor venturi tubes
wetting the plugs and they will not fire. After
awhile they dry out and you start. Next time this
happens take off the flame arrestor and check for
wetness and jet's overflowing, Usually it is'
caused by dirt or a bad needle valve or float.
Tapping the carburetor can dislodge the dirt or
.tree the needle valve. Open the throttle fully and
-turn the engine over to start by clearing the raw
gas from the carburetor. I would clean the
carburetor thoroughly, too.
Al
0-
Just bought a newboat with diesel engines. The
dealer's salesman was very nice but not too
helpful in, explaining maintenance and what to do
with the engines or boat. Can you help?
Kirk
A-
You did well in buying a diesel boat. They are
practically foolproof. You should have received
an engine manual with the boat. But if not, either
get one from the dealer ,or the engine
manufacturer. The main thing about diesels is:
the fuel filters must be changed or kept spotlessly
clean, the air filter should be cleaned often and
the oil filter changed regularly. Dirt or water
reaching your injectors will put you out of
business for good.
Al


Editor's note:
"Big Al" received several letters reacting to Al's
advice to letters in his December 1987 column.
Those letters follow along with Al's response:

0-
I read your answer about old engines running
on unleaded fuel.
I have a pair of'Mer-cruisers in my 34 foot
Hatteras that have been running on regular fuel.
I was told that my engines must have the lead
additive or I will burn my valves up and cause
other problems. I would like your answer.
Jack
0-
I would suggest that you re-study the answers
to a couple of the questions, to wit: "Can I use
unleaded fuel in my old engine that always used
regular, leaded fuel without causing a problem?"
Your answer directly contradicts the findings
over the past few years of the Coast Guard, oil
companies, engine manufacturers and
mechanics, etc., etc.
The second question has to do with blisters on
fiberglass boats. Do you remember Uniflite? They
are out of business because of blisters. Check
with a boat yard the cost is not "nominal" to re-
gelcoat a.boat, and it's false economy to grind
and fill them.
Art
Dear Big Al-
One of these days "experts" such as yourself
and Rob St. Francis of The Miami Herald are going
to find themselves and their newspapers on the
short end of a lawsuit if they keep telling folks
that it's not harmful to put unleaded gasoline in
an older engine. A pre-unleaded engine will run
fine with no-lead for a long, long time but you
may rest assured that you will be paying for a
valve job long before one would normally be due.
Jack


A-
To all the boaters who have written and called
about leaded versus unleaded gasoline for older
engines-some of these engines may require
leaded fuel for engine maintenance and
performance. If in doubt about your engine, write
to the engine manufacturer for this information or
buy a lead additive if you can not get leaded fuel.
Al

0-
I went into a marine store for some tools for my
boat. The prices for a tool kit floored me, wow!
Why?
Joe

A-
When you need a tool and you find your pliers
and wrenches and screwdivers, etc., are a large
lump of rust and scale and the handles fall off and
your sockets don't fit, you will realize why marine
tools cost more!
Al

Dear Readers-
Please send your questions to the Waterfront
,News as I cannot answer your requests on the
phone. If it is an emergency, I am at the Fort
Lauderdale Coast Guard Auxiliary docks (601
Seabreeze) on Saturdays for vessel exams and
decals from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Al


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YOuKLBOAT. WRITE TO:
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6 Warerfronr News Volume 4 Issue 10 Jonuory 1988 News


Coast Guard Academy-receives sailboat


by M.G. Swift

The superintendent of the United States Coast
Guard Academy, in New Haven, Conn. Rear
Admiral Richard Paul Corone, accepted a cash
gift towards the purchase of a new training Laser-
class sailboat from the Fort Lauderdale chapter
of the Commodores Club of America. Admiral
Corone personally accepted the $3,000 check
from club president Ben Ross of Delray Beach at
the organization's annual Ladies Night and
Christmas Dinner in December at Crystal Lake
Country Club in Deerfield Beach.
For Corone it was a homecoming of sorts
having been in charge of the Miami district before
taking command of the Coast Guard Academy in
June of 1986.
The new training boat will bear the name
"Commodores Club of America Fort


Lauderdale", the admiral told the group of past
yacht and sailing club commodores and their
spouses. It will be used by the 80 some cadets on
the sail team. "I hope every boat we compete
against gets to read your name on the transom in
our wake," declared Corone, a 1953 graduate of
the academy himself.
Rear Admiral Corone noted that another of the
Coast Guard Academy's training vessels, the tall
ship, Eagle, will be making a port of call at Miami
in April on its way back to New Haven from
Australia. Eagle will be "down under" to help that
country celebrate its 200th year on January 26th
in Sydney.
The Fort Lauderdale chapter of the
Commodores Club normally meets at noon on the
third Monday of each month at the Pompano
Beach Flaming Pit Restaurant on North Federal
Highway.


New Customs rules for small boats


Starting last month, captains of small boats
entering South Florida from foreign countries are
required to report their arrival to the U.S.
Customs Service. Until mid December, small
vessels had 24 hours to report to the agency.,
The new reporting procedures a 60-day trial -
are part of the federal government's efforts to
stem the flow of drugs smuggled into this
country. "If someone was smuggling drugs, that
gave them a lot of time to unload the stuff, clean
the boat and then call Customs under the old
rules. They don't have that luxury now," observed
Michael Sheehan, a Customs spokesman.
Captains failing to report their arrival from a
foreign country could be fined $5,000 for a first
offense, $10,000 the second time and could lose
their vessel in either case.
Sheehan said the program is probably


permanent, however the two-month interim
period w`ll allow boat owners an opportunity to
air their opinions and concerns.
The service has installed 14 telephone lines in
the most widely used marinas between Sebastian
Inlet and Key West from which captains can
report. That number is 1-800-432-1216,
throughout the state.
"If someone is leaving and entering the country
several times a month, or is coming for the first
time, then we'll probably want an inspector to
look at the vessel." Sheehan said.
The use of small boats for drug smuggling has
increased because of added pressures applied to
air trafficking by various law enforcement
agencies. "It's like a chess match," Sheehan
explained. "The smugglers make a move and we
counter."


Marine Industry News

by the Advertising Dept.

Miami Marina Management report progress in
their multi-million project in North Miami Beach.
Situated just four miles north of Haulover Inlet on
the Intracoastal Waterway, this giant
development will be the Mecca for boaters in
South Florida. Named Waterways Marina, the
complex will comprise luxury town houses, villas
and high-rise condominiums. The yacht club
community will also have the advantage of being
served by elegant shops of which forty are
planned.

As a result of the Environmental Protection
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formulated for marine and all 4 cycle engines.
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engines will still tick over sweetly and not suffer
from wear on the valves, by using this product.

Conceived and formed some four years ago,
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their horizons, Operating up the east coast of
America, they now plan to cover the Great Lakes
and the Gulf of Mexico. Offering a wide range of
services to their members, M.A.A. provide free
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Liveaboard ordinances are being drafted by the
Broward County Office of General Counsel.
Assistant General Counsel David Fee hopes to
have two ordinances before the County
Commission by early 1988. An amendment to the
anti-litter ordinance should be before the
commissioners in January 1988. Zoning changes
are planned to be reviewed by the county zoning
board in February, said Fee. A more
comprehensive ordinance dealing directly with
liveaboards is expected to be drawn up later in
the year. Mr. Fee stressed that the ordinances to
be proposed would apply only to unincorporated
areas of Broward County. Fee is encouraging
feedback and can be reached at 357-7600.
0*
The Florida Department of Transportation
(i!01) may not have to buy a 22-aCn paicdl of
waterfront property along the South Fork of New
River to complete a.106-acre conservation plan
for the PondApple Slough in Broward County. The
mitigation plan was drafted in 1986 by state and
county officials to appease environmentalists
threatening to block the nearby, Interstate 595
construction. Negotiations between DOT and a


Editor's Log

Florida Power and Light subsidiary, the owner of
the 22-acres, have broken down. The Department
of Environmental Regulation cannot force DOT to
buy the land. FP&L wants S2.5 million plus, a
parking lease under the 1-595 overpass, an eight
year lease for a dirt stockpile on the property and
various deed warranties. The state says the land
is worth only$1.5 million and can't fulfill the
property owner's other.conditions. Talks are
continuing, according to DOT negotiator Kathy
Custer.
Local environmentalists are outraged. "We
saved (DOT) S100 million and now they're
quibbling about S1 million of buffer." commented
Sandy Kokernoot of the Environmental Coalition
of Broward County.

Broward County's McFatter Vocational School
in Davie is in the process of revamping its Boat
building curriculum and adding a Yacht Refinishing
and Repair program. Responding to a marine
industry demand for better trained entry-level
employees, the county technical school has
assembled a local boating trades advisory
committee to help draft new curricula. Larry
Wesner of Roscioli Yachting Center in Davie,


chairman of the panel, meeting in December with
committee members Marci Alson of General
Offshore Corporation, Van Snider with the Marine
Industries Association of South Florida,
Derecktor-Gunnell's Bill Gerhart and John Ziegler
of Waterfront News to begin drafting guidelines
for the new marine program. Also in the
committee are Fort Lauderdale's city dockmaster
Hilton Brown and Ralph Brown of Dusky Marine.
The committee plans to survey the local boating
industry to assess it's employment needs.
Preliminary plans indicate the formation of a core
introductory to marine trades course followed by
an array of specialty instruction classes in
various disciplines such as: yacht refinishing,
marine carpentry and cabinet making, welding
and boat repair.


The S.E. 17th Street Causeway (Ft. Lauderdale)
Feasibility Study Advisory Committee will be
having a public meeting, Wednesday, January
13th. The group of citizens is consulting
the Florida Department of Transportation as it
decides how to replace the current drawbridge
over the Intracoastal Waterway.


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Best in show, best adaption to theme and best use of
light: Southern Trail, sponsored by Delta Air Lines
and Alamo Rent-a-Car.
Best showboat: Winner Electra, sponsored by
Fred Ruffner. Runner-up. Alliance, sponsored by
Glendale Federal Savings & Loan.
Promenade: Winner, Southern Trail sponsored
by Delta Air Lines and Alamo Rent-a-Car.
Runners-up, M/V Isis II, sponsored by American
Express.
Best commercial entry, 60 feet and over: Winnner,
Lady Mary, sponsored by McDonald's. Runner-up
Avanti. sponsored by Castro Convertible Corp.
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Best sound: Winner, Mooncusser, sponsored by
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The spans at Oakland Park Boulevard and
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The Coast Guard granted a change in late
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Broward News Wolrfruni News Volure 4 Issue 10 January 1968 9


Fort Lauderdale's Riverwalk Receives NEA Grant

by Helen Rojas


Washington, D.C. -- The National Endowment
for the Arts (NEA) will provide $40,000 for a
design plan of the proposed Riverwalk project in
Fort Lauderdale, Congressman Clay Shaw (R-FL.)
has announced.
The money will be used to develop design
guidelines for a park that will stretch for over a
mile along both banks of the historic New River.
Special emphasis will be made on determining
pavement design, lighting, street furniture,
landscaping, graphics, waterfront treatment and
streetscape with a focus on public art.
Shaw and Assistant City Manager Bill Johnson
met with top NEA officials last April to gain
approval for the grant. A commitment from the
NEA demonstrates the serious artistic goals of
the Riverwalk project, Shaw said.
"Riverwalk is probably the most exciting-
project in Fort Lauderdale right now," Shaw said.
"It has the potential to be the art and
entertainment center of the city."
As chairman of the city's blue-ribbon bond
panel, Shaw helped gain voter approval for a$7.5
million bond package for Riverwalk projects
in November 1985. The city will provide $110,000
toward the total cost of the study.
Under current plans, Riverwalk will encompass
the city's revitalized downtown and historical
district as well as the Fort Lauderdale Museum of
Art and the Discovery Center.
"This is a very unique opportunity to make art
accessible to the residents of Fort Lauderdale and
our visitors," Shaw said. "The NEA grant is a real
vote of confidence in its success."


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Dade News


Reef awareness is dive show's theme


Ocean Expo '88 International will be held at the
Coconut Grove Exhibition Center in Miami,
February 19 thru 21. Featuring SCUBA, dive
travel, manufacturers; water sports, boats,
nautical & diving fashions, photo contest display,
marine arts & crafts & more! This year's theme is
"Reef Awareness and the Environment." Free with
admission will be a continuously running
underwater film festival; water sports and ocean
lectures; drawings, music and other dive
entertainment.
Over 200 booths are expected featuring
equipment manufacturers, dive shops, dive
travel, watersports, Atocha treasure, nautical
wear, marine arts & crafts, skiing, fishing,
windsurfers, photo contest display, boat display
and more! We will have lots of hands-on
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windsurfing on a simulator.
An underwater film festival is free with
admission to the Expo and is continuously
running Friday through Sunday. There will also
be free lectures on all aspects of the ocean
environment, diving, the Atocha, U/W
archaeology, watersports, boating, reef
awareness, treasure hunting, sharks and more!
Come & go to them all as you please. Duncan
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Miami voters will have to decide whether to
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property in Dinner Key. A March referendum will
be necessary because there were fewer than
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The Miami City Commission voted in December
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Merrill-Stevens general manager Ronald Falkey,
one-time mayoral candidate Marvin Dunn and
Miami Dolphins owner Joe Robbie, among others.
Calling themselves the Dinner Key Boatyard
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They plan to completely renovate the
complex, add more dock space, construct a small
restaurant and "baywalk", and establish a do-it-
yourself repair shop and mini-warehouse storage
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The other proposal, from Coconut Grove
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Worerfront News Volume 4 Issue 10 Janury 1988 11


Miami boat show

space sold out

by Geri Haber
MIAMI BEACH----Exhibit space for the 1988
Miami International Boat Show, Feb. 12-17 at the
Miami Beach Convention Center and the Biscayne
Bay Marriott Marina, is completely sold out.
There is space still available for the Sailboat
Show at Miami Beach Marina.
"The 1988 exhibition will undoubtedly be our
biggest and most spectacular show ever," said
Lloyd Yanis, show manager. "Not only will more
than one million square feet of space both inside
and outside the Convention Center be jam packed
with boats, engines, accessories and more, but
the premiere of the show's all-power, in-water
exhibition at the Biscayne Bay Marriott Marina
will be filled to capacity with boats ranging from
small runabouts to mega yachts over 100 feet."
The 47th edition of the "largest boat show in the
United States" will feature more than 1,500
exhibitors from around the world displaying
every type of nautical item imaginable.
Held simultaneously and in conjunction with
the Miami International Boat Show will be the
third annual Miami International Sailboat Show
at Miami Beach Marina.
"Response to the Miami International Sailboat
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the 1988 exhibition for the sailing public than ever
before," said Yanis of the three-year-old
exhibition:
This year, the all-sail, in-water boat show will
feature boats, accessories, information service,
sailing lessons and more. In-water and booth
space is still available for the sailboat show.
Dates and times are as follows:
Marine Trade Days
Thursday and Friday, Feb. 11, 12; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Red Carpet Day
Friday, Feb. 12; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
(Tickets available to the public at $15 per ticket)
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Tickets are available at all show sites. One ticket
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Continuous free shuttle bus service will be
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12 waterfront News Volume 4 Issue 10 January 1988' Habitat


by Bryan Brooks
Recently, concern has been shown over the
bleaching of some-coral in south Florida, and
around the Caribbean. Expert opinions differ as to
what the cause truly is. Many, such as Billy'
Causey, manager of the Looe Key National
Marine Sanctuary, believe that the cause of the
corals turning white is the extreme warm water
that we've been experiencing this year.
According to a report in the Miami Herald,
temperatures have been in the upper eighty
degrees fahrenheit. This, experts like Causey, say
is the limit of their heat tolerance.
Walter Japp, a biological scientist for the
Florida Department of Natural Resources, stated
that, "There's a good possibility that corals in
Florida are being stressed already by man's
presence, such as urbanization, sediment in the
water, trace metals and so forth." Japp goes on
to relate that, "DDT residues, chlorinated
hydrocarbons from pesticides, etc., have been
found in some coral tissue in Florida."
Some concerned citizens in the south Florida
area are already thinking in terms of getting
mooring buoys placed along the second and third
reefs that run the 23 miles of coastjand in
Broward County, to relieve the stress of anchor
damage from overuse by fisherman and divers.
This new phenomenon of coral bleaching is just
one more worry over the fragile reefs along the
Florida coast.
The problems with trying to do anything to
protect the reefs is the fact that they are
submerged, so no on except a few divers can see
them. Many of these divers are tourists from out
of town and could care less about Florida reefs.
Many of the local divers who live here aren't
educated enough to realize what's going on, or
don't care.


Coral reefs under stress 1 ooo

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A Star Coral (Montastraea annularis) bleaching as a
result of stress 100 yards off shore the 1200-block of
North Atlantic, Fort Lauderdale.

Another factor standing in the way of
protecting the reefs, are the academics who tell
people that there are no coral reefs north of
Fowey Rock off Miami.
It's a confusing issue since they are at least
partly right. Marine geologist Bill Raymond from
Fort Lauderdale explains: "The reef system or
tracts that lie offshore in Broward and Palm
Beach counties are the remains of a dead coral
system that existed over ten thousand years ago
during the last ice age. At that time it was a
pristine coral reef. When the ice age was ending
and the oceans of the world began to rise, for
some unknown reason, these corals died. What




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remained were the limestone ledges that run
along the coast of southeast Florida,-today.
On these limestone bases grew soft coral, such
as sea fans, sea whips and gorgonians. These
plus the many different sponges, attracted all of
the same species of fish that are found in the
Caribbean, on the so-called pristine hard coral
reefs. Some species of the hard coral, such as
brain coral, stag horn coral, elliptical coral and
even some pillar coral can also be found on these
coastal reefs.
Citizen groups, such as: Audubon of Broward
County, Week of the Ocean and concerned diver
and fishing groups would like some type of
protection afforded the stressed reefs. All
attempts in the past to bring some type of
sanctuary protection have been fought by the
very powerful commercial fishing organization
known as the Organization of Florida Fishermen,
or OFF.
The commercial fishermen resist any type of
governmental intervention into the coastal
waters where reefs and fish are concerned.
Recently when the Dade County Government's
artificial reef group asked for federal protection
of the wrecks dropped outside state waters, the
commercial fishing lobby was able to convince
the federal regulatory body with jurisdiction to
turn them down.
Dade County's concern was that they had
dropped the wrecks as artificial reefs to draw
more fish for the divers and sportfishermen. They
wanted to regulate the commercial fishermen's
ability to drop their fish traps near the wrecks.
Dade County felt that by letting the commercial
fishermen trap the-fish drawn to the wreck, it
defeated the very purpose the wrecks were
dropped in the first place. Florida la-Wprohibits
fish trapping in state waters, which go throoemilc
off shore on the east coast of Florida,


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by Andy Newman
Key Largo, Florida Keys -- Two vintage Coast
Guard Cutters were sunk off Key Largo in mid
November by a team of U.S. Navy divers to create
an artificial reef expected to attract sport divers
around the world.
Tihe 1930s-ui a cult s Bibb andi D)unea, whose
careers have taken them from the Caribbean to
Cape Cod and included World War II duties in the
North Atlantic, Pacfic and Mediterranean, were
towed to their final resting site after being
cleaned and made safe for divers at a shipyard in


On Saturday, November 21, the 95-foot steel
sailing vessel, "Pride", was sunk offshore of Fort
Lauderdale, to form the "Harbour Towne Artificial
Reef". All of the costs of this project were donated
by Harbour Towne Marina of Dania. The 40-year
old vessel was cleaned of potential pollutants by
workers at Harbour Towne and was certified by
the Coast Guard for sinking. At dawn, the "Pride"
was gently pulled away from her dock by the tug.
"Cape Ann" With members of the South
Florida Divers SCUBA Club and Mrs. G's Diving
'Service standing by with pumps in case of an
emergency, the "Pride" arrived on site and was
made fast to a propositioned mooring buoy. After
opening her seacocks and reversing the pumps,


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The cutters sit in 110 feet of water seven miles
off shore and one mile south of Molasses Reef.
The area is in a buffer zone around the Key Largo
National Marine Sanctuary.
"The day these vessels go down,.they willF
become the most-dived shipwrecks in the world,''
predicted Stephen Frink, president of the Keys
Association of Dive Operators. "They have a lot'
more history than a derelict freighter from the
Miami River."


Marina donates new reef


the vessel slowly settled below the blue Gulf
Stream waters.
The "Pride" was deployed immediately south'
of the popular wreck "Jay Scutti", a 100-foot:
tugboat'sunk in September of 1986. Positioned in'
70-foot of water offshore of Oakland Park.
Boulevard, the "Pride" will quickly become
covered with algae and barnacles. Soon colorful:
soft corals, sponges, and anemones will encrust.
the ship, transforming her into a living reef. Fish
will quickly seek out the new habitat for an area.
to feed, rest, and spawn. Juvenile fish will be
especially attracted to the old vessel to benefit'
from the protection afforded by the many nook
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The artificial reef is expected to boost the
already high volume of diving and fishing in the
Upper Keys. An estimated 500,000 divers enjoyed
their sport in the area's clear waters last year.
"The wrecks will appeal to more experienced
divers and will bring more repeat divers to the
area," Frink says. "There is a degree of mystery
and romance that attracts divers perhaps to a
greater extent than the natural reefs.
"The wrecks will decrease pressure on our
fragile coral reefs."



Audie Morton, dockmaster at Harbour Towne,
stated, "Harbour Towne is thrilled to be able to
donate this reef to help the offshore environment
and at the same time give thousands of Broward's
SCUBA divers a new destination. It is only fitting
that the "Pride", who in her later years was a
charter dive boat in the Bahamas, will now again
serve divers as an artificial reef." He also added,
"Rumor has it that Tugboat Annie's Restaurant
hid treasure aboard that, if found, can be
redeemed at Tugboat Annie's." The approximate
LORAN C coordinates are 14265.2, 62106.3. For
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Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednes
o. The tide table datum is based on the New River
at the Andrews Avenue Bridge. Data can be
adjusted for other locations by using the "Time
oAdjustments to Tide Table" in the low right hand
corner of this calendar. Call 524-9450 for more
TIME ADJUST/ NTS TO TIDE TABLE
Rowing. 8 a.m.-noon, Holland Park,
-Hollywood, call Port Everglades Rowing Hi Low '
Club 761-7640. Boca Inlet .......... ............ +0 Minutes ........... ............ -+17
Radio Controlled Model Power Club. noon Deerfield Beach ...............+1 ........ .. ............ +11
West Lake Park, Hollywood. Call 721- Hillsboro Inlet ................ -3... -3 .......... ... .............. -50
8923. Bahia Mar........................-2 ........ .... ..............-18
Musical: Funny Girl. 3 & 815 p.m., Bailey Port Everglades ................... -4 ..........................-62
Hall, BCC-Central Campus, Davie Dania Cut Off ................ ..... +4 .............. ............+28
HIGH. +1.7' -1.5' Davie Bridge. ................ .. +4 ................+40 n the Tide Table in bit
TIME 0113072513501921 Haulover nlet ..................... +3.........+39 times ae military and the
LOW' -0.3' +0.1.' Government Cut (Miami) ..............-39 ......... .. ..... .......... .-56 Feet above or below "meai
3 4 5 6
3 4 5 Course: Marine Inve
Riverside Park Homeowners Association, 4 Full Moon Marine Council, 5:30-7:30 p.m., call 856- p.m., through Mai
.p.m., Riverside Park pavilion, Ft. Course: Descriptive Marine Physics, 6:30- 0206 for location. University Oceanogra
Lauderdale. Call 527-5172. 9:30 p.m., through March 25th, Nova Hillsboro Beacon Yacht Club. board State Park, Hollywoo,
o Poetry in the Woods, 2 p.m., Secret Woods University Oceanographic Center, Lloyd meeting, 7 p.m., 2881 E. 28 Ct., Lighthouse Call 920-1909.
Nature Center, south fork ofNew River, State Park, Hollywood. Please call 920- Point. Call 781-7439. So. Florida Divers SI
Ft. Lauderdale. 1909.. So. Florida Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., i30 p.m., Howar
*Exhibit: The Story of a River/From Mayaim "The Magic of Poetry" by Phillip Burton. Bailey Concert Hall, BCC-Central Hollywood beach.
to Miami. through January 17th. Historic Public'Library, Key West. Call 800-FLA- Campus, Davie Sea ExplorerShip#258
Museum of So. Fla., Miamii KEYS. Boating Courses in: Ft. Lauderdale call 800 So. Federal Hwy.
Bike/Horse/Surf, call So. Fla. Divers Boating Course in Ft. Lauderdale call 463- 525-4461, Hollywood 961-4147, Deerield Call 942-8500.
SCUBA Club. For time and location at 0034, Hallandale 454-9944, Pompano Beach 479-0946, Plantation 739-7666, Boating Courses in: H.
923-0654 Beach 946-9328. Palm Beach 845-7586 Boca Raton 395-4864. 5043, Lighthouse Pt. 9
HIGH +2.1' +1.8' +2.1' +1.8' +2.0' +1.8' 2.0'
TIME 0215*0823*1448*2018 0256.0902.1529*2059 0333*0940*1606*2140 0411.1016*164
SLOW -0.3' +0.2' -0.3 +0.2' -0.2' +0.1' -0.2' +0.1

10 11 12 Last Quarter Moon 13. Tunnel Study Pu
Gulfstream Sailing Club meeting. 8 p.m., Lauderdale. Call the I
Lauderdale Isles Yacht Club. time and location.
Mon On Eat Port Everglades Rowing Club. 7 p.m., S.A.I.L. club meeting
Mooonmshi Historical Society 3 p.m., Nathaniels New River Tavern, Ft. Conference Room, i
o eamsnip Historical Society, m.Lauderdale. Call 761-7640. 491-3327.
Conference Room, Dodge Island, Miami Marine sector. Broward Sheriff's Possee. o Hillsboro Beacon Yacht Club.7 p.m., 2881 E Broward Shell Club,
.Call 271-1527. 7:30 p.m...Zeley Hanger, Ft. Lauderdale 28 Ct., Lighthouse Pt., call 781-7739. Rec. Center, 1801T NE
Hes Bay canoe trip, 9 a.m., Dade, call Exective Airport. Call 739-7666. Course: Celestial Navigation. 7-10 p.m., Course: Yachting
Hi375-1492 Inlet Sailin Club winter series Gulfstream Sailing Club board meeting, BCC-Tigertail Lake, Dania. Call 989-2824. Tigertail Lake BCC-I
Hillsboro inlet ailing Club winter series 7:30 p.m., call 523-1762 for location. -Course: Marine Archaeology. 6:30-9:30 989-2824.
begins. Call 782-5773. Boating Courses in: Ft. Lauderdale call- p.m., Nova University Oceanographic Boating Courses in:
.Nipsey Russel Show, 2:15 and 8:15 p.m., 463-0034, Palm Beach 845-7586, Pompano Center, Lloyd St. Park, Hollywood. Call 3600 Lighthouse Pt.
Bailey Hall, BCC-Central Campus, Davie. Beach 946-9328, Hallandale 454-9944 920-1909 961-1117
HIGH +1.6' +1:7' .5' +1.6' +1.5' +1.5' +1.6' +1.
TIME 0028.0653.1240.1922 0118*0741.1326.2010 0213.0833.1415.2102 0312.0935.151
LOW +0.2' +0.1' 0 +0.4' 0.0' +0.4'
1 9 New Moon
17 Sailboat Bend House & Garden Tour, 1-5 1 Commodores Club, noon, Flaming Pit, 1 River Oaks Civic Association. 7:30 pm, 20
Spm., 723 SW 4 Ct., Ft. Lauderdale. Call 1150 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach. Wesfminster Church, 1100 SW 21 St. Ft.
523-3635. Call 276-7085 (Palm Beach), 781-6649 Lauderdale. Call 462-1356.
S Pearl Harbor Survivors Association,3 p.m., (Broward), 235-6262 (Dade). Croissant Park Civic Association. 7 p.m., Sea Explorers Ship.
American Legion Hall, 171 SW 2 St., Exhibit: Dino-Might '88, through April Croissant Park Elementary School, Ft. p.m 800 So. Federal
Pompano Beach. Call 941-2168. 14th, Discovery Center, 231 SW 2nd Ave., Lauderdale. Beach. Call 942-8500.'
o Bahamas International Windsurfing Regatta. Ft. Lauderdale. Call 462-8803. Gold Cup Team Fishing Tournament, League of Women Vote
through January 25th. Cable Beach, Martin Luther King. Jr. Celebration. Ft. through January 23rd Palm Beach, call time and location at 7
Nassau, Bahamas. Call 1-800-32-SPORT. Lauderdale, call 765-5508. Sailfish Club of Florida at 858-6303. ODavid Leibman. MikeGi
Annual Sailfish Tournament, Islamorada. Silver Sailfish Derby, through February Boating courses in Hollywood call 961- 8:15 & 11:30 p.m., Mu
Call 800-FLA-KEYS. 6th call West Palm Beach Fishing Club.. 4147. Plantation 739-7666, Pompano Ft. Lauderdale.
Poetry in a Pub, 1:30 p.m., Nathaniels Boating courses, in: Palm Beach call 845- Beach 782-7169, Deerfield Beach 479- Boating courses in: Hi
New River Tavern, Ft. Lauderdale. Call 7586, Pompano Beach 946-9328, 0946, Ft. Lauderdale 467-0739, Palm 5043. Boca Raton 395
749-5624 Halandale 454-9944 Beach 479-0946, Lauderhill 739-7666 Pt. 979-2999.
HIGH +2.1' +2,0' +2.3' +2.1' +2.4' 2.3' +2.4'
TIME 0054*0703*1329*1906 0147.0754.1422.2000 0240-0844-1511.2054 0331.0933*160
LOW -0.6' -0.1 -0.8' -0.3' -0.9, -0.4' -0.9' -0.6'

24 25 26 27
First Quarter Moon
Waterfront Property Owners Association Course: Biologidi
Arch Creek canoe trip, 8:30 a.m., Dade 7:30 p.m., Hortt Elementary School, Ft. Research Methods. 6:304
County, call 375-1492. Lauderdale, call 462-4629. Deerfield Island Park nature walk. 8 a.m., March 25th, No\
Old Island Days, Key West, call 800-FLA- Florida Keys Watercolor Society Juried call 428-5474. Oceanographic Center
KEYS. Show, through February 9th, Gallery 37, Opera: Tosca, 8 p.m., War Memorial Hollywood. Call 920-I5
Rowing, 8 -a.m.,-noon, Holland Park, Marathon. Call 800-FLA-KEYS. Auditorium, Ft. Lauderdale, .call 728- Sea Explorer Ship 258
Hollywood, call Port Everglades Rowing Boating courses in Hallandale call 454- 9700. 800 So. Federal Hwy.,
Club 761-7640.. 9944, Pompano Beach 946-9328, Palm Boating courses in: Plantation call 739- call 942-8500.
Radio Controlled Model Power Boat Club, Beach 845-7586, Ft. Lauderdale 463-0034. 7666, Hollywood 961-4147, Deerfield Boating courses in: Hc
noon Westlake Park, Hollywood. Call Pompano Beach Marine Advisory, 2 p.m., Beach 479-0946, Ft. Lauderdale 467-0739, 5043, Lighthouse Pt.,
721-8923 .. 1n01 NF 5 Ave Pompano 782-7169. Raton 395-4864
IGH +2.1' +2.0' 1.9' +1.8' P +1.8' +1.6' -1.7' +1.
ITIME 0033 0702*1251 1931 0133*0801*1345*2029 0237*0903,1443*2130 0342.1008*154
LOW -0.3' -0.5' -0.1' -0.4' -+0.1' -0.3' +02'


a. seine: Andrews Av-enue Bridge over New River at mean low water


Eastern Time






rndar & Tide Tables New., Volume 4 Issue 10 Jnuoy 1 5

day Thursday Friday Saturday


p.m. (exc. Monday), Museum of Surfing Association's International
Archaeology, 203 SW 1st Avenue. Ft. Council,through January 4th. Bayside
IffI fLauderdale, through January. Marketplace, Miami:
Sews x* North-South Mid'winter Billfish Moonlight Gourmet canoe trip. 6:30, Dade
N Tournament, through January 4, Sailfish County. Call 375-1492.
a. ,.; Awans Co,... Marina, West Palm Beach. Radio Controlled Model Boat Club, noon,
Stranahan House Friday Social, 6-8:30 Westlake Park Hollywood. Call 721-8923.
Sp.m., New River, Ft. Lauderdale. *So. Florida Divers SCUBA Club dive,9 a.m.,
1224 Southwest 1st Avenue Hangover Regatta, call Sarasota Sailing Lloyd St. Park, Hollywood. Call 923-0654.
Fort Lauderdale. Florida 33315 Squad 813-388-2355 Deerfield Island nature walk, 1-3:30 p.m.
Phone: (305) 524-9450 Members Fishing Tournament, Bimini, Call ranger office for reservations at 428-
Bahamas, call 1-800-32 SPORT. 5474.
e NOTE: the above the time indicates a high tide whereas a"i' 2.1 1-1.8' -12.1 -1.8' HIGH
^ tide heights are in figure below is a low tide. Call 524-9450 for more 0048a0658*13231853 0132*0742*1406*1937 TIME i
1 low tide". A figure information about the tide tables .-0.3' 0.3' -0.3' 1-0.2' [OW 0

S7 8 9
rtebrates. 6:30-9:30 Moon in apogee Ft. Lauderdale to Key West Race entry
ch 25th, Nova deadline, 5 p.m., Lauderdale Yacht Club. Gulfstream Sailing Club Change of
)hic Center, Lloyd Slide show: Northern Lights.8 p.m., 615 New York Boat Show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Command Dinner Dance, Marina Bay, Ft.
1 (3 credit hours). N. Ocean Blvd. A1A Pompano. Call through January 15th, Javits Convention Lauderdale. Call 989-4294 for
Hillsboro inlet Sailing Club at 487-1713. Center. reservations.
;UBA Club meeting, Broward County Marine Advisory, 2 p.m., Musical:Beehiveand8:15.m., Bailey Flat Angler Club, 7:30 p.m., Hollywood
I Johnsons at Secret Woods Nature Center, Ft. Concert Hall, BCC-Central Campus, Davie VFW..Call 565-3374
Lauderdale. Call 357-8124. Broward County Archaeological Society Miami River Walking Tour, 10 a.m., Miami
meetingg 7:30 p.m. Ft. Lauderdale Marine Advisory, 7 p.m., meeting. 8 p.m., Commission Meeting call 375-1492.
Pompano Beach. City Hall. Room, 4th floor, 100 So. Andrews Nine Mile Pond canoe trip. 9 a.m., Dade
Eastern Shores Yacht Club. 7:30 p.m., Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale. County, call 375-1492.
illywood call 922- Winston Towers Marina, North Miami Chamber music: Emerson String Quartet,8 Play: Checking Out, 2:15 and 8:15 p.m.,
;9-2999 Beach. Call 932-0720 p.m., FAU Theatre, Boca Raton. Bailey Hall, BCC-Central Campus, Davie
S+1.7' +1.9' +1.7' -1.8'. +1.6' +1.7'
4-2220 0448*1050*1721*2301 0528*1127*1758*2343 0608*1222*1840
-0.1' +0.1' 0.0' +0.1' +0.1' +0.1'

blic Meeting, Fort 14 15 16 Merchant Marine Veterans Association, 1
) 0 T.at522-4244 for Fort Lauderdale To Key West Race. through Ocean Expo Underwater Photo Contest p.m., American Legion Hall, 4250 NE
January 17th. Call 524-5508. deadline, call 891-6095 or 891-6581 5 Ave., Ft. Lauderdale. Call 925-5869.
7;30 p.m., Galleria Ft. Lauderdale Boat Club meeting. 8 p.m.. Music: The Duke's Men, 8:15 p.m., Bailey Navy SeaBees Veterans. noon, 1700 N.
Lauderdale. Call 600 NE 21 Ct., Wilton Manors. Call 431- Hall. BUC-Centhal Campus. Uavi. Federal Hwy., Ft. Lauderdale Call 781-
7239. Music: Albert King. 8:15 & 11:30 p.m., 4237.
,*30 p nm Pompano International Yachtsmen Association, 7:30 Musicians Exchange. Ft. Lauderdale, Canoe lessons, 10 a.m.1l p.m.. Quiet
: SI Call 925-6460. p.m., Lauderdale Isles Yacht Club. Call through January 16th. Waters. Park, Deerfield Beach. Call.421-
i Guide 7-10 p.m 920-3555 Key West Literary Seminar. "Whodunit 3133.
aciliv, Dania. Cal Underseas Sports Club, 7:30 p.m., The Art & Tradition of Mystery" Courses: Sailing. Blue Water Sailing.
a Nathaniel New River Tavern, Ft. Literature, through January 17th. Call Windsurfing. Canoe Trip Prep: 9 a.m.,
oca Raton call 391- Lauderdale 745-3640. BCC-Tigertail Lake, Dania. Call 989-282z.
71-0648, Hollywood Boating Courses in:.Hollywood 961-4147 Stranahan House Friday Social. 6-8:30 Adam's Key canoe trip, 8 a.m.. Biscayne
Plantation 739-7666, Pompano 782-7169 p.m., New River, Ft. Lauderdale. Bay, call 375-1492.
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4258 meeting. 7:30 Greater Ft. Lauderdale Boardsailing Bahamas International Amateurs
i Hwy., Pompano Association. 7:30 p.m., Holiday Inn- Stranahan House Friday Social. 6-8:30 Windsurfing Regatta, through January
SOceanside, Ft. Laudedale. p.m., Ft. LaudeFt Lauderdale. 31st. Cable Beach, Nassau.
}rs meeting, call for Florida Yacht Charter Association. 8 p.m., Key West's Poets Tribute, Waterfront Deerfield Island nature walk, 1 p.m., call
~64-8961. SeaFair Uania. Call 923-2808. Playhouse, Keywest. Call 1-800-FLA-KEYS 428-5774.:
rrber& Steve Bagby. Marine Task Force. 11:30 a.m./ Ft. Big Twist & The Mellow Fellows. 8:15 & Canoe lessons, 10. a.m., -1 p.m., Quiet
sictians Exchange, Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, 208 11:30 p.m., through January 23rd, Waters Park, Deerfield Beach. Call 421-
SE 3rd Ave. Musicians Exchange, Ft. Lauderdale. 3133.
f'ywood call 922- Boating courses in: Pompano Beach call Dance: Miami City Ballet. 8 p.m., through Course- Belly Dancing. 10 a.m., Holiday
-4864, Lighthouse 971-4342, Hollywood 961-4147, January 24th, Bailey Hall. BCC-Central Park Social Annex, Ft. Lauderdale.
Plantation 739-7666. Campus. Davie. Historic Tour of Palm Beach, call 375-1492.
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e Ft. Lauderdale Boat Club. social, 7 p.m., for
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lia University Mile, Coral Gables. Stuart Boat-Show. th ouglh January 31sl. Moon farthest north of Equator
, Lloyd St. Park, Eastern Shores Yacht Club, 7 p.m.. call 785-8073. Moonlight Gourmet canoe trip. Biscayne
09. Winston Towers Marina, N. Miami Beach, Koko Taylor. 8:15 & 11:30 p.m., through Bay, call 375-1492.
meeting, 7:30 p.m., call 932-0720. January 30, Musicians Exchange, Ft. Canoe lessons. 10 a.m., Quiet Waters
SPompano Beach, Propeller Club of Port Everglades, 6:30 Lauderdale. Park, Deerfield Beach call 375-1492.
.p.m., for location call 463-2683. Big Band Galaxy ofStars,2:15 & 8:15p.m., Philadelphia.Boat Show, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.,
)lywood call 922- Tarpon River Association. 7:45 p.m., Bailey Hall, BCC-Central Campus, Davie. Civic Center, through February 7th.
,979-2999, Boca Calvary Church, 706 SW 6 St., Ft. Barry Manilow 7 p.m., through January Music: Duncan & Co: 1-5 p.m., Shirttail
Lauderdale 31st, Sunrise Musical Theatre. CiharlLei New River, Ft. Lauderdale.
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a 31-foot cutter to convince solo sailor Doug Peck
of Bradenton, Florida that the highly publicized
and heavily promoted National Geographic
Samana Cay "final solution" to the Columbus first
landfall furor had several serious flaws. As the
first-person to sail the route determined by the
National Geographic experts and thousands of
dollars of computer time, (published in the
November, 1986 issue of the magazine),' Peck is
the only one to have firsthand knowledge and
experience of the route others merely laid out on


charts and put into computers: "Let mother
nature push me around, not a computer!"
Peck and his ship's cat, Hooker, circled
Samana Cay several times and decided, as have
so many others familiar with those waters, that
"There's no way Columbus would have selected
such a reef-infested island, risking his ships after
34 days at sea."
In his Gooney Bird, Peck followed the
computer-plotted course of the National
Geographic, adhering faithfully on a daily basis
to the log of Columbus. The first third of his


voyage from the Canaries he had no trouble
sticking to the route, but then heavy currents
started pushing him south and he thought he
would wind up in the Turks and Caicos. But then
other currents and strong winds forced him north.
On the 34th day, when he made his final
comparison with Columbus' historic first voyage
in 1492, stopping at 2 a.m., he was some 35 miles
northeast of San Salvador, the island which
Columbus historian Samuel Eliot Morrison and so
many others, decided was where he first landed.
Had Peck continued on the route, he would have
landed at Cat Island.
Peck kept pace with the Admiral of the Ocean
Sea by a strenuous, taxing routine of constantly
adjusting sail or firing up his diesel engine,
matching the progress on a daily basis with
Columbus. And along the way he built his own
quadrant, using it to check Columbus' log. "If
Columbus had only had a Sat-Nav," lamented
Peck after he made landfall in Fort Lauderdale.
Gooney Bird was built by Peck from a bare
Southern Cross hull designed by Tom Gillman ten
years ago. No autopilot, it is sheet-to-tiller for
Peck. Solar panels give the boat's batteries a
trick charge to power the VHF radio. He may be
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see.
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lawn mower" and two grown children on Florida's
west coast. Peck's wife sails with him
occasionally "from yacht club to yacht club", but
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International windsurfing regatta planned for Nassau


by John Ribbler
CABLE BEACH, Nassau, Bahamas--The Fifth
Annual Bahamas International Windsurfing
Regatta (BIWR), a Pro-Am competition and resort
vacation festival, has been set for Jan. 23-31,
1988.
The Regatta is the richest Pro-Am event of its
kind in the North Atlantic featuring cash,
vacation and merchandise prizes valued at more
than $50,000.
Professional men and women sailors compete


Montego Bay Race

slated for February
by M.G. Swift
Despite the loss of one of its primary
commercial sponsors, the 1988 Miami to Montego
Bay Race is scheduled to get underway, February
5th at 3:00 p.m., according to Michael K. Nunes of
the Jamaica Yachting Association. Under the
auspices of that group and with the sponsorship
of the Jamaica Tourist Board, the race will be run
Sby the Storm Trysail Club and Montego Bay Yacht
Club.
"The race committee will accommodate sailing
yachts in 10R, IMS and PHRF, racing individually
or in teams by club or country," said Nunes.
Entries must be received at the Lauderdale Yacht
Club by noon, Monday, January 25th.
The Storm Trysail Club and Montego Bay Yacht
Club both turn 50 in 1988, Jamaica celebrates its
25th year of independence and the Royal Jamaica
Y'acht'Club achieves the century mark.
The 1987 "Mobay Race" was won by a Swan 49,
Scaramouche of Warwick out of the New York
Yacht Club. "Bugs" Baer from New-Haven
-CT, skippered his sailboat from Miami to Jamaica
in four days, 21 hours and 46 minutes (corrected
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A skippers' meeting is planned for 6:00 pm
Thursday, February 4th at Lauderdale Yacht
Club. A full social calendar is slated in Jamaica
after the race to Montego Bay, topped off with an
awards affair on Saturday, February 13th.


for an entire week, vying for shares of a $25,800
prize purse including first prize of $5,000.
Defending champions Stephan Van den Berg of
Holland and Anick Graveline of Canada are
expected to defend their crowns.
The amateur BIWR features all-inclusive
competition and spectator packages which allow
amateurs to share the special week-long event
with professionals; improve their techniques in
special clinics; use brand new sailboards for
recreational sailing; and also compete for more
than $25,000 in prizes.


Yacht club challenge



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The 1988 competition marks the third biennial
challenge since 1984. The 5-day U.S. Yacht Cup
Challenge uses ocean-going sailboats and is
conducted as a Class IV event using USYRU
certified judges.
A national regatta is being organized which
will feature sailing teams from 12 leading U.S.
yacht clubs. The United States Yacht Club
Challenge will be sailed in the waters off Newport
Beach, California April 6 through 10, 1988, hosted
by the Newport Harbor Yacht Club.
The competing clubs we're invited by the
selection committee based upon their past racing
achievements; their promotion of and
participation in sailing programs; their race
management record, and the service of their
-members in major yachting organizations,
according to Chuck Zaremba, one of the race
organizers.
The single-class event will be done with Schock
35's, supplied by Newport Harbor Yacht Club and


The regatta has traditionally drawn
windsurfers from throughout the U.S., Canada,
Europe, the Caribbean and the Bahamas. Nassau
Beach Hotel on Cable Beach will serve as regatta
headquarters.
According to Regatta General Chairman Rus
Emerick, "The week-long professional event tests
the skill and endurance of the world's best
windsurfers, while the concurrent amateur
festival provides a competitive, yet fun, arena for
boardsailors of all skill ranges, including
beginners."


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Bay-Waveland; Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
Bayview; Detroit, Michigan
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Larchmont; Larchmont, New York
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S8 Worerfront News Volume 4 Issue 10 January 1988


The Main Brace


Covering the Waterfront

by Bobbi Belanger
Eddie Higgins. world traveler and performer has
come back to Fort Lauderdale for the winter,
much to the delight of South Florida's jazz
audience. Since 1970,. Higgins has spent his
winters playing in some of the finest jazz clubs in
town. When l first saw him it was 1976 at Beeps, a
lounge once housed in the Quality Inn at East
Sunrise Boulevard and Federal' Highway. Not
long after that he led the house band at Bubba's.
At Bubba's he accompained some of the greatest
stars in jazz history, such as Sonny Sti.tt, Wayne
Shorter, Sarah Vaughn, Nancy Wilson, Stan Getz,
Barbara McNair the list goes on.


Eddie Higgins


Born in New England, Eddie began performing
in Chicago while attending the Northwestern
University Music School. For the next 20 years he
became an integral part of the Chicago Jazz
Mainstream, playing clubs like the Brass Rail, the
Blue Note and the Cloister Inn. His longest and
most memorable gig was at the London House
where he played with Stan Getz, OscarPeterson,
Dizzy, Gillespie, Cannonball Adderley and Errol
Garner.
In 1983, Eddie was invited on theSS Norway's
firstt Jazz Cruise. The ship was flat jammnin' with
greats: like Zoot Sims, Clarke Terry, Bucky
Pizzarelli, etc. Since this was a first, all the


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passengers were asked to fill out comment
sheets. When all was said and (lone and tally
counted. Eddie Higgins was the only sideman
specifically requested to return the following
year (and every year subsequent to date, I might
add.) So: he spends his summers in Cape Cod. his
winters here in South Florida, but in October lie's
asea somewhere in the Caribbean. It's a hai d life,
Eddie.
Higgins not only performs as a sideman, but
also composes and arranges and headlines his
own albums. Possibly available at his shows at
Penquin's are My Time of Day. Dream Dam ing.
Sweet Lorraine, and Once In Awhile.
Penguin's offers Eddie and his trio will Don
Coffman on hass and Steve Baghy on drums. both
Sunday and Monday nights for the next few
months. Catch h1un while he's here he abuse as
soon as the weather gets hot again. Eddie heads
north!
Ce.
Billy Marcus. another Cape Coddei who enjoys
his time here will also be featured at Penguin's.
Because Eddie has a couple othei engagements to
attend to, Billy will be taking the helm on some
Sunday and Mondays this winter. Maicus has
been called the Jazz King of Miami, "a virtuoso".
delivering "full chords and flowing melodies".
'providing a drivingg power and a sense of true
jazz" by some of the most respected critics in the
business. Billy is a master of the melodies. His
changes are deliberate-and smooth as silk.
Born in Massachusetts. Maicus educated
himself to become a Junior High School History
teacher. He began his musical career in 1970 at
the Cape Playhouse lounge in Cape Cod. Billy was
hooked. He attended a summer program at
Berklee School of Music and continued his
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Waorerfronr News Volume 4 Issue 10 January 1988 19


--- Merchant marine veterans seek their due


by Randolph Boyd
Promises made to American Merchant
Mariners more than 40 years ago during World
War II may finally be fulfilled if a hearing ordered
for Feb. 3 in a federal court brings the results
expected.
Judge Louis Oberdorfer of the District Court of
the District of Columbia has already ruled that
errors were made in not granting merchant
seamen veterans' status and the same benefits
under the G.I. Bill of Rights given to members of
the "armed forces."
The Gulfstream Chapter of the American
Merchant Marine Veterans (AMMV) in Ft,
Lauderdale is one of a number of groups around
the nation formed in recent years by wartime
merchant seamen in an attempt once and for all to
right wrongs and correct errors of fact now more
than four decades old.
These are the men who sailed alone and in the
convoys that delivered troops, tanks, planes,
guns, ammo, food and other war material to
battlefronts all over the world in the face of
bombs, gunfire and torpedoes. Percentagewise
they suffered a higher casualty rate than any
branch of the armed forces except the Marine
Corps.
Now in their 60s, 70s, and 80s, these veteran
seamen want to dispel the myths (still surfacing)
that they were little more than mercenaries and
draft dodgers receiving excessive pay. In truth
many were overage or underage, or were 4-F after
being turned down by the "armed forces." All
were volunteers. There was no draft into the
Merchant Marine, but all merchant seamen were
subject to wartime regulations.
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benefits were figured in.
A merchant seamen paid for his own seafaring
clothing and the many other items automatically
supplied members of the armed forces. His pay
stopped when he went on leave, his ship was
sunk, or he ended up in a German or Japanese
POW camp. He received a few of the perks.
discounts and gratuities showered upon
members of the armed forces by service clubs,
businesses, and other organizations when he
went ashore.
During the war he served without fanfare and
when he returned home at war's end there were
no G.I. loans for home or business, or
government-paid schooling to ease his way back
into life ashore. He had no powerful veterans'
organizations such as the American Legion to
lobby for him in Washington. He still does not
march in Fourth of July or Veterans' Day Parades,
nor does he have access to veterans' hospitals or
other medical benefits.
Presidents and Generals and Admirals and
members of Congress'have freely stated that WW
II could not have been won without the Merchant
Marine. Yet few have done more than pay lip
service.
In the middle of WW II General Dwight
Eisenhower said: "Every man in the Allied
Command is quick to express his admiration for
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members of the "armed forces." Congress did
nothing then nor has it since.
In 1986 Rep. Walter Jones (D-NC) speaking as
Chairman of the House Merchant Marine and
Fisheries Committee: "There is artificial
distinction between combat service to one's
country in the Merchant Marine and combat
service in the armed forces. The Merchant Marine
in time of war acts as Naval and Military
auxiliary. Murky reasons for not recognizing
their brave service should be put aside."
Merchant seamen are now fighting to fill in
blanks in maritime history and to correct
untruths that are still being passed along by
those who have never bothered to check out the
facts. They feel that if they don't act now, soon
there will be no one left alive to set the record
straight and establish the rights of merchant
seamen in future conflicts as well as past.
The AMMV with headquarters in Cape Coral,
Florida, also has chapters in California,
Washington, New York, Arizona and
Massachusetts. Other AMMV chapters are being
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goal: long-promised recognition for their wartime
service at sea.
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Safety


Coordinated Universal Time

by James E. Sullivan WWV AND WWVH BROADCAST FORMAT


For navigators the unit for time has changed
from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Coordinated
Universal Tirpe (UTC). UTC is for all practical
purposes the same as GMT also referred to. as
zulu (Z) time. Why? In 1884; at the suggestion of
the railroads, the world was divided into twenty-
four time zones of 15 degrees of longtitude each.
Each zone differed by exactly one hour. For
brevity of communications the zones are
designated by a letter. The letter Z is reserved for
the zone containing Greenwich, England. Here in
Ft. Lauderdale our zone letter is R (Romeo). It
stands for +5. Which means that five hours is to
be added to local time (EST) to obtain GMT or UTC.
The National Bureau of Standards broadcasts
continuous UTC time signals frem high-frequency
radio stations. WWV (Boulder, Colorado) and
WWVH (Kauai, Hawaii). The radio frequencies
used include 5, 10, 15, and 20 MHz.
Voice announcements are made from WWV and
WWVH once every minute. To avoid confusion a
man's voice is used on WWV and a woman's voice
on WWVH. The WWVH time occurs
first at 15 seconds before the minute while the
WWV time occurs 7 1/2 seconds before the
minute. Though the announcements occur at
different times, the tone markers referred to are
transmitted simultaneously from both stations.
The UTC time announcements are expressed in
the 24-hour clock system beginning with 00 hours
at midnight through 12 hours at noon to 23 hours,
59 minutes just before the next midnight.
Weather information about major storms in the
Atlantic and eastern Pacific are broadcast in
voice from WWV at 8,9 and 10 minutes after each
hour, Similiar storm warnings covering the
eastern and central North Pacific are given from
WWVH at 48, 48 and 50 minutes after each hour.
There is a 400 Hz tone, which.is the musical
note "A" above middle "C", broadcast once each
hour, at two minutes past the hour on WWV and
one minute past on WWVH. This tone can be used




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Marine emergency signals


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by H. W. Lange
If this were a trivia game you might want to see
if you could name more than fifteen marine
emergency signals, sometimes called distress
signals. As a clue: some are visual, some audible.
some night, some day. Certain types are required
for all boats, additional types for specific
categories of vessels.
In an emergency you want the others to know
your problem and where you aie. I very hoatoi
reading this should have an adequate supply of
I'l flai es proper ly placed. I good condition and
readily accessible. In the worst event you may
have only seconds to grab all the flares, as you
don life jackets.
Flares and other pyrotechnic items are dated
with an expiration specified. You must have three
night and day items, in good condition and
current. But there is no reason to discard your
reserve of others since they work properly over a
long period. Granted that even a new one might
fail, and if ever wet or damaged not even fizzle.
With more than the mandatory three you can
afford to fire two at the proper time. That is --
when there is a good possibility somebody will
notice. An observer, even F qualified look-out.
might just barely glimpse the first, but would be
better focused in twenty seconds when you fire
the second.
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pyrotechnics? Take the time to read in detail the
firing instructions Be sure your crew also know.
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person overboard gear, and throw it within
seconds.
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signaling item is of course your VHF radio. It has
limitations discussed in other Waterfront News
articles, other issues.
Some other emergency distress signalling
devices include: -- mirror (or hard to handle boat
windshield) (with sunshine) -- orange distress
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correct way is slowly raising and lowering
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ship's bell -- code light (there is an automatic SOS
distress light (or flash a lantern or flashlight or
rigging lights) (all pretty unsure unless you have
a great power Navy type light, since many lights
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formerly known only to the most intrepid of
travelers.
St. Eustatius, simply called "Statia" by the
islanders, lies just 48 miles south of St. Maarten
and played a key role in the American Revolution.
The island once served as a major base for
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daughters of Saba's seafaring men. It was in
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Bridge renovation and preservation project


by Jack Malloy
The Tarpon River Civic Association has entered
into a joint venture with adjacent Civic
Associations, interested private enterprises and
clubs, and the City of Ft. Lauderdale to renovate
and preserve the Marshall Bridge. The Marshall
Bridge (also known as the Seventh Avenue
Bridge) spans the New River connecting
Southwest Seventh and Fourth Avenues. The
Bridge is named in honor of William H. Marshall
who was the first Mayor of Ft. Lauderdaleand the
first State Representative from Broward County.
It was built in 1964 to replace the original bridge
that connect Seventh Avenue on both sides of
the River.
Ponils of inteius t surloundl ngI tlfi biildge are
Cooley Patch (current site of the Seventh Avenue
Boat Ramp) where the Pioneer Cooley Family was
massacred by Indians in the early 1800's and the
original Bridgetenders House (the little castle on
the south riverbank near Seventh Avenue). This
section of the river is particularly interesting
because it is within the seven square mile original
city limits and the bridge is only a "tomahawk's"
from the site where the old Fort for which the city
is named stood (strategically placed to Watch the
Indians paddling their canoes up and down the
North and South Forks of the New River).
The goal of beautifying the Marshall Bridge is
part of the City of Ft. Lauderdale's Multimillion
Dollar Riverwalk Project. This Bridge is the
western terminus of Riverwalk and connects the
proposed north and south linear parks. It is also a
highly visible major entrance way to the

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A first in Fort Lauderdale, Sailboat Bend Civic
Association will host a house and garden tour
through the waterfront community nestled on the
north bank of New River's north fork. Five historic
homes, a lovely cottage and lush gardens will be
open to the public, Sunday, January 17, 1988 from
1 to 5 p.m.
Tickets will be on sale for just $5 at 723 SW 4th
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Free parking is available at the same location. A
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Englishman wins offshore racing crown

by Bob Black


KEY WEST, FLORIDA KEYS--Steve Curtis-of
Netley Hants, England became the first
Englishman to win the APBA Open/UIM Class I
World Championship in the history of Offshore
racing when he drove his boat Cougar to victory
in the 1987 KAZE CaRa Key West World
Championship, held November 10, 12 and 14.
In other big-boat competition, Tom Gentry of
Honolulu and his Gentry Turbo Eagle snatched the
Superboat World Champion title away from Al
Copeland of New Orleans and the Popeye's Fried
Chicken/diet Coke racing team.
A total of 23 racing teams assembled from
Italy, France, Switzerland, New Zealand, Great
Britain, Monaco and the United States, creating
the toughest competition for the Open (Class I)
World title ever seen in .this country. Sea
conditions on the final day of racing were calm on
parts of the course, allowing boats to reach up to
100 mph, but rough enough elsewhere to wreck
more than one boat and cause several injuries.
Among local racers, Craig, Barrie of'North
Miami:Beach placed fifth overall behind Curtis in
the Open Class aboard Silver Bullet. Barrie barely
missed nosing out Curtis for second place in the
final race but had to settle for third. Silver Bullet
did not finish the first race and placed sixth in the
second.
In APBA Modified/UIM Class II competition,
Peter Hidalgo of'Opa Locka won the World
Champion title. Hidalgo stunned everyone
involved in the Championship series by beating
the entire Open class fleet in Tuesday's opener,
averaging 96.482 mph over the 90-mile course in
American Dream. Curtis averaged only 93.938
mph on Tuesday.
Stock B National Champion Joe Sorrentino Sr.
of Lauderhill Fla. came in second overall driving
Fully Involved. Sorrentino posted a 2-2-5 record.
"Rule Britannia!" Curtis cried as Cougarentered
the wet pit area after Saturday's race, stripping
off his driver's suit to display a T-shirt resembling
the British flag. He is the son of Clive Curtis, the
well-known designer of offshore racing
catamarans that carry the Cougar brand name.
The Union of International Motorboating (UIM)
scoring system made it highly improbable in
terms of mathematics, after Thursday's victory,
for anyone to beat Curtis.


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APBA scoring rules give Indianapolis-style points
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the scale of points awarded for the third race is
heavily weighted because of the greater length of
that race.
As a result, racers in Superboat, Pro Stock,
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OFFICE- converting 2-story house
550 sq ft each floor total 1100 ft.
Secluded,secure,unique. So.Andrews
& 12 St. Remodel to suit. 746-3891.
OCEAN ACCESS: waterfront,'-dock, 3bdrm
house, fenced yard/trees, carport
convenient locale. $950. 923-0872


SUPER LOCATION:. efficiencies & 1-bed
apts*Pool*Jacuzzi*Cable*Laundry*
Weekly/Monthly rates. Waterfront
apts. off LAS OLAS.-Call 463-7067.
LAS OLAS ISLES- 1 bedroom efficie-'
.ncies ..rooms. Pool, laundry, cable
TVY,' BBQ, Isuper location. Low rates,
weekly or monthly. Call 525-2223
ISLE'OF VENICE- Sandpiper Resort.
One bed apts. & efficiencies from'
$115p/w. Pool,BBQ,Cable,Laundry.
Call 527-0026
YEARLY APARTMENTS- from $395.
Isle of Venice. Call 467-3512.
LAS OLAS ISLE OF VENICE- studios &
efficiencies. 1 & 2 bed apts. Nicely
furnished. Pool & laundry facilities.
Call 462-5515.
DEEPWATER DOCK- 1BR luxury condo
Pomp Bch $1500/assume mtg 792-9802


Hollywood estate on the water. 3/4
acres land. No fixed bridges to the
ocean. Over 200 ft of seawall and
dock. Concrete and full utilities
dock electric Davits for 25 ft boat
- Outdoor wet bar and entertainment
area. Cabana room wth full bathroom
Screened-in swimming pool, heated.
2 car garage with extra large park-
ing areas. 3 bedroom-3 1/2 bath.
Extra large eat-in kitchen. Well
built custom-made house, Spanish
style, $795,000.00 by owner/broker.
Broker co-op Ford Realty, Inc. 305
923-8786.
INTRACOASTAL- newly decorated 1-bed
1-bath, 2-floor. Fantastic View.
Protected dockage to 37'. Deerfield
Beach. $57,900 furnished. 428-4339'
16'x43' DOCK INC.- has cable tv, 220
V 50amp circuit breaker, water, phone.
East side Intracoastal south of
Sheridan St. -block walk to ocean.
2-bed, 2-bath Hollywood condo.
$170,000 Call Siesta Rity 944-1191
SW FT LAUD/RIVERSIDE PK- immac large
2/2 pool deepwater new dock fam rm
garage many extras include hi assum
mtg. Must sell! Only $120,000.
Call 523-7172.
FLOATING HOME- trilevel luxury model,
fully furnished, jacuzzi, water bed,
entertainment pit & more. Reduced
f Prjic-_for quick sale. Call 974-0010.
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ECONOMICAL.MARINA- liveaboards from
$225/mo. Showers.Laundry.Restaurant.
DRY STORAGE for sm boats from $50/mo
Call 584-2500.
ISLE OF VENICE- liveaboards, up to
52', pool shower, BBQ, laundry,
cable, phone. Low rates! 525-2223.
RIVERLAND OFF NEW RIVER- night light,
locked fence, good security. This is
a lovely spot. No liveaboards.587-8451
DOCKS STORAGE from $75/mo. Liveabds
welcome. Easy ocean access. Showers
Service. Repairs. J&J Marina. 4550
Ravenswood Rd. Ft.Ldl. Call 981-2001
YACHT DOCKAGE & MAINTENANCE SERVICE
ideal for absentee owners. 587-8984.
SUPER LOCATION- liveaboard, pool,
jacuzzi, cable, laundry. Off Las Olas
208 Hendricks Isle. Call 463-7067
SANDPIPER RESORT 91 Isle of Venice-
dockage to 50'. Liveaboards welcome.
Water/elecpool,BBQ,laundry,cable.
Call 527-0026.
ONLY 5 MINUTES TO HILLSBORO INLET-
water/elec plus storage bay. 781-2627
Dock on New River up to 50' $300/mo.
Water/blec. Call 525-3865
Las Olas Isle of Venice. Elec, water,
pool, shower, laundry. 462-5515
SW Ft Laud capt's quarters & dock.
$550. Dock alone $200. New River E of
95. 463-6435. Open Jan 10
DEEP WATER LIVEABOARD- pool, showers
& laundry. Isle of Venice. Low yearly
leases. Call 467-3512.
DEEPWATER- no liveaboard. Lauderdale
Isles. Call 524-3111.


DOCK SPACE AVAILABLE- 120' dock.
Water/elec. Professional care/mntnce
services & licensed capt. on site.
Close to major yards. Private, secure
no-wake canal off New River. Low
rates/discount. No Ivbds. 584-6907.
DOCKAGE- 80' & 60' dock available @
private resort with many amenities
for the discriminating boater.
Call 305-78-1-1461 or 603-898-1250.
OFF NEW RIVER- no fixed bridges,
fenced-in area, 5'water. 463-2796


LAS OLAS ISLES-Deepwater No fixed Bridges.
3 bedrooms, 2 Bath home. Just listed $325,000.
.NEW RIVER-Deepwater Estate. 3+ Bedroom, 4 1/2
Bath, situated on a Point Lot Approx. 1 Acre with 373'
of Waterfront. Vaulted ceilings, Fireplace, Wet Bar,
Roman Tub Pool, etc., etc.
FLOATING HOME OR OFFICE WITH DOCK-2
story fully furnished with dockage on 2 sides -owner-
may help finance consider trade boats or property
- JUST REDUCED Only.$95,000!
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ISLE OF VENICE- up to 51', pool, bbq
phone, laundry, cable. Banyan Marina
Apartments. Call 524-4430.
79 ISLE OF VENICE- deepwater, elec/
water/phone/bbq/shower/tv. 763-1695
ON NEW RIVER- Lauderdale Isles.
No liveaboards. Call 791-5323.
PRIVATE DOCK SPACE FOR RENT- 40'
deepwater hurricane hole. No live-
aboards. Elec/water. Call 583-8358.

WANTED- to rent dock space for 49'
sail. Minimum 7' deep low tide and
less than 20 minutes to sea. Lauder-
dale area. Occasional night aboard.
Will pay up to $400/mo. 771-9676.






GOOD WORKERS required by U-Neat-A-
Maid: homes, yachts, offices.
Call Nancy at 463-9779.






42' KETCH needs female/male crew.Mex-
Carib-Med. Dep Jan-Feb flex. 661-9623
WANTED SAILOR to captain 49' sailboat.
Experienced on minimum 32'(non-smoker)
References. Lauderdale area. Flexible
part-time, $4/hr. Call 771-9676.
CHARTER BOAT MATE- New England sum-
mer months, points south winter.
Sportfishing. For right active,
athletic young lady. Applicant must
be atleast 20 years of age. Will
train. $15-25k yearly net benefits.
Call Capt'. Greg for appt. 634-7695.
SAILING TO SOUTH PACIFIC. 74' yawl.
Depart Dec. 1 or 2 FM. Add'l crew
Ages 22-40 preferred. FTL 763-1907.


COME SAILING- capt & crew will give
you vacation of a lifetime. 361-3680


d Call the WATERFRONT NEWS to
place a Classified Ad. 524-9464


RIVER REACH CONDOS-Live on an Island!
Ft. Laud. private island featuring 24 hour manned
security, golf, tennis, saunas, 3 heated pools.
Unlimited ocean access dockage owners only.
NEW USTINGS GREAT RNANCING
1. 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath from $55,900. .
2. 1 Bedroom, 1-1/2 Baths. Newest Buildings from
$59,000.
3. 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, From $72,000.
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 River View $105,000.
7. Rentals also available, from $550.


"ROBERT P. GARGANOA(
& ASSOCIATES. REALTORS
(305) 462-5770


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MANY OTHER WATERFRONT STINGS AVAILABLE "NEW WATERFRONT LISTINGS NEEDED"
"I Have Qualified Buyers!"
Living and Working on the New River


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SAILORMAN- World's largest & most
unique, new & used marine emporium.
Send for catalog. 305 State Road 84,
Ft.Laud. 33316. Phone 305-522-6716.
Fla. 800-331-5359.
Beautiful new spa earthtone complex
TE with turbo jets new warranty $800
421-6920.
GAS SYSTEM-LPG RANGE: $350. 922-0880
SANYO 2-DOOR ABSORPTION FRIDGE- LP
or 11OVAC operation, in carton $585.
THETFORD ELECTRA-MAGIC HEAD- white,
xlnt, $100; KENYON 2-BURNER STOVE
$25; VERTICAL DOOR ICE BOX- $25.
Call 983-7572.:
WHITE OAK & FIR- all sizes available
Call:764-0586


We have (2) 388hp CATERPILLAR D336
DIESEL ENGINES-
complete with: newly built trans-
missions, risers, new inner coolers,
mountings, Morse couplings (for 2-"
shafts), 7000 hrs, all in excellent
running condition. $12,000.
Call Bob or Tom.305-581-9200.
Rebuilt atomic 4, Detroit diesels,
diesel generators all sizes Sunpower
Di)sel 522-4775 (Jay)
RENAULT DIESEL- 58hp $500. 764-0586

Genraor


New Westerbeke.generators boat show
prices! RPM Diesel Engine Co 764-6800
ONAN- used diesel generators avail.
All sizes. Call for details.
REPOWER:SYSTEMS 462-3894.
ONAN PARTS- new & second heads, cams,
blocks,,:manifolds, cranks, stators &
rotors. We have it! Don Hillman, Inc.
2501 State Road 84. Call 581-2376.
BATTERY MASTER- high output 100 amp
marine alternators and controls.
Smythe Miller Marine 305-525-5618.
12.5KW KOHLER DIESEL GENERATOR-
model # RCOP63 4-sale.$4200.272-2521
Onan Westerbeke, Kohler, Northern
Lights new & used 4 to 45 KW Sunpower
Diesel 522-4775 (Jay)


20' LARSEN/SENZA- '87. $25,000 neg.
4 person sleep in cabin. Call after
6pm 791-8060.
-CABIN CRUISER- 20', 90 Merc. Max 50
hrs, $1999. OPEN BLUESTAR FISHERMAN
16i, 40hp, max 50 hrs, $999.
Call 435-3884.


Beautiful 34' O'DAY OCEAN CRUISER-
fast clean w/ air conditioning, VHF,
stereo, speed, depth, plus many optns
a rare find. $66K. 987-8885 after 7p
39'x14'x6' FRENCH STEEL CUTTER- '77
SatNav, Loran, VHF, Perkins 62hp.
Liveaboard, $75K, OBO,FtL.1-673-8019
WANTED SAILBOATS FOR CHARTER MGMT.-
well known charter co., many years
in Ft. Laud. 564-2791 for details.
CLASSIC 38'x5'6"x9'5" BRITISH-BUILT
CUTTERZ pitch pine on oak, copper
rivets. 1938. Volvo MD11C. Aries,
hard dinghy. $17,000. Call 521-7455
digital beeper touch-tone only.


ATLANTIC MOBILE MARINE REPAIR-
gas, diesel & electrical repair.
24 hr dock svc 978-1640.
CHAMBERLAND YACHT UPHOLSTERY-
reupholstery & custom work: autos,
home furniture, boat cushions & canvas
bedspreads, drapes, Tonneau cover,
renovations, etc. Call Lisa 527-1825
SMYTHE MARINE SERVICES-
custom yacht repair, air conditioning
electrical, mechanical, refrigeration
USCG licensed marine engineer.
Call 525-5618 or 974-7345.
GOURMET CATERING at your place-
for yachts, homes, offices. A phone
call will ensure menu & prices will
be mailed or quoted. Call Gail on
525-1398.
BOAT;LETTERING BY CAROL- standard &
-custom, gold leaf. Reasonable rates.
,-For free estimate call 528-0877.
LAUNDRY & DRYCLEANING SERVICE-
free dockside pickup..24-hour service
Call George @ J&E Laundry 587-9868.
PILINGS RESTORED- wood or concrete,
any condition. 10-year guarantee.
For brochure & free estimate call
525-7411
.Our 30th year! anytime


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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.


Call the WATERFRONT NEWS to '
place a Ciassilied Ad 52-9464


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.
ATLANTIC MARINE-CANVAS- 100% mobile
Prompt quality workmanship 975-6957
COCONUT CANVAS- top quality construc-
tion, innovative design, dependable
service. Call for a free estimate
782-6414 in Pompano Beach.
NATIONAL CANVAS for all your canvas
needs at 128 No. Fed. Hwy. (6th Ave)
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SUZIE Q YACHT SERVICES for all yacht
interiors, exteriors, cleaning, varnish
refinishing.: Excellent work 764-5852
HULL CLEANING under water. Call Bob
leave message at 463-9810.
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
785-7741.
*BOTTOMS CLEANED-props,zincs,engines
Mnthly mntc. Call 587-6207 (24hrs)
APPLE POLISHING SYSTEMS. Never wax
again. Quality Teflon surface pro-
tectant. Your boat, car, plane fully
protected. Your place or ours. FREE
EST3BATE/DEMO. Call 764-2548/523-5145
SCOTT's CLEANING SERVICE, Inc.-
total boat care,'bottom service,
free estimates. Call 925-7182.
TROPIC SHIELD will refinish your
yacht in the finest professional
service obtainable. Guaranteed
product & workmanship. Make-this your
best chance to "shine". Call Gene at
565-0272 Or 522-5148(eves) & mention
Waterfront News. "Outshine-your peers"
IS YOUR BOAT DIRTY? Is the finish
dull or oxidized? How about the HULL
to the waterline? Is the chrome
rusty? Mobile at YOUR DOCK. Call
now for Glenn's Boat Cleaning Service
Pompano Beach, 781-6861.
COE TO QUALITY CHEMICAL CO., for all
your CLEANING MATERIALS. Wholesale
prices plus 10% discount with this
ad. "Save big bucks!" 1835 NE 144 St.
North Miami or call 524-3707.
AQUA MAIDS offers interior/exterior
cleaning, waxing, taking, party
planning, grocery shopping. Reliable
insured. Refs.'748-5936 leave message
BOTTOM SCRUBBING & RECUOVEY. Huiis
cleaned in the water. Props pulled.
Call Len, leave message. 587-3202







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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
CAPTAIN FOR HIRE- USCG 100-ton Lic.
Deliveries &/or island trips. Exp.
fisherman. Call Capt. Joe Kane
463-5586 .
LICENSED CAPTAIN/ENGINEER- mature
reliable. 30 yrs experience.
Capt Dick 305 480 9684
YACHT CAPTAIN- 100-ton Ocean Oper.
Power and sail, all areas, available
for charters and deliveries as well
as permanent position, excellent
references. 305-977-3934 Capt Ed
Wiser.


*** UNDERWATER SERVICES -****
Hull cleaning, zincs & props replaced
Reliable & thorough
979-9898


27 YRS EXP- Fiberglass & Woodworking
Repair & remodeling, cabinetry.
Your dock or mine. Jack Anderson
462-6758.


MARINE SURVEYOR &CONSULTANT-
Pre-purchase & Insurance, Sail &
power. Wm. Seager. Tel 791-8628.
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- prepurchase and
insurance, power or sail, fiberglass
wood, metal. Stem to Stern. 483-8318
MARK RHODES MARINE SURVEYOR-
buyers, insurance and evaluation.
Power and sail. Call 946-6779

Wood & WToodwokin


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.

CUSTOM MARINE WOODWORKING (QUALITY)
Richard Giambersio restores, renews,
rebuilds. Intrs.extrs. Call 791-8972
The BEST IN TEAK cleaning, varnishing
& paintwork. Island style USCG Lic.
Have van will travel. Call 728-8194
YACHT REFINISHING & REPAIR- varnish,
painting, fibreglassing, reveneering
general maintenance. Reasonable rate
Hourly or estimate. Call 527-5760.


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TROPIC SHIELD will refinish your
yacht in the finest professional
service obtainable. Ouaxranteed
product & workmanship make this your
best chance to "shine". Call Gene at
565-0272 or 522-5148 (eves) mention
Waterfront News. "outshine your peers"
DOCKSIDE YACHT CARPENTRY
Custom work mica, teak, hardwoods.
Renovations & refinishing. 771-0734


997 WISH FOR FINANCIAL INDEPEnDENCE.
1% 3et it! Do you know how? 463-4474
FOf SALE all or part(working partner)
manufacturer of WIND GENERATOR & other
products. Investment required.
Call Bill Owra 920-3711 or 922-3921.
LIVING ABOARD or just dreaming
about it? Subscribe to this unique
qrtrly journal w/ facts, tips &
experiences of liveaboards & all
other boating enthusiasts. Only
$12/yr. LIVING ABOARD, 251 West
Central.'#346. Natick, MA 01760


WANTED TO RENT- affordable housing
with deepwater dockage.
Year-round. Quiet, clean, reliable
family. Caretaking positions consid-
ered. Local references.
Days: 760-4667. Eves: 524-1475.
WANTED SAILBOATS FOR'CHARTER MGMT.-
well known charter co., many years
in Ft. Laud. For details.564-2791.


News


AHOY MATE...


DON'T MISS OUT


Scuba classes. NAUI. Call 564-8661.
Jamnes Sullivan professes a knowledge
of CELESTIAL NAVIGATION, LORAN-C &
PREP for USCG OPERATOR's LICENSE.
Will teach same to seafarers for $12.
;Call 462-2628.
SHOULD SAILORS FLY? For answers
to everything you wanted to know
about aviation for fun or profit;
vist/"Cap'n Jim's Floating Ground
School for coffee and a friendly
chat. (305)462-2853 or 726-2920.

Main letonc


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marine electronic equipment. FCC
licensed**Serving Fort Lauderdale
since 1955*Dick Ross, 122 SW 5 St,
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Red Bay Marina. 200 Bulkhead Drive (on Hwy 1 E) Green Cove Springsl. FL 32043 (904)284-1155
Riverside Marine & Taokoe. 111 N Rverilde Dr. New Smyrna Beach. FL 32089 (904) 427-3434
Seaoast Electronic. i~o. 101 Yaoht Club Dr. Comnchee tSlmd. Ot. Augustine. FL 32084 (04)824-5090
Southern Ooe- n Supply. 2060 S Fed Hwy. Ft. Laluerdsle, FL 33310 (305) 407-0118
Sterndrlve Speollt. 4421 Sohllke Way. Sanford. FL 32771 (305) 321-7730
Suno=, Marina. 300 South Trail. Nokomill, FL 335565 (813) 488-4507
Whitneoy Marine. 3027 Hwy 17. Orange Park, FL 32073 (904) 269-0027
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