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    Main: Commerce
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    Main: Diving
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    Main: Swimming
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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: Fishing
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Our improved game against hurricanes
y Hnr Pratt Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says the
-by lenryJ-Pras tt use of short, distinctive first names of men and women fa-
S-urricanes, the most massive storms onireann-fu.it- cilitates communications about hurricanes ',r Peeryone corn-
nately are no longer the unheralded killers they once were cerned.
to millions of Americans living near our eastern, western, ItSquicker, more down-to-earth, and less subject to er-
and Gulf of Mexico coastlines. ror to use men's and women's first names for storms, ac-
Those horrifying tropical cyclones, with whirling winds cording to Robert Sheets Director of the National Hurri-
from 75-200 miles an hour, are capable of annihilating cane center in Coral Gables. It beats the older, more-
coastal areas and killing thousands.Hurricanes once did. cumbersome latitude-longitudinal identification tech-
Though many tropical.disturbances develop each year in niques
the Western Atlantic, West Indies, and Eastern Pacific ar- The advantages of naming hurricanes after men and
eas, only a few actually achieve hurricane status. Fewer women are especially important, Director Sheet said, when
still "make landfall," or hit shore, and possibly cause inju- exchanging detailed storm information between scores of
ries, deaths, and property damage. widely-scattered weather stations, coastal bases, and
But for the handful of hurricanes each season that do ships at sea
become big, bad storms threatening and later hitting our The hurricane centers keep a round-the-clock watch on
coastlines, the experience can be nightmarish. In fact, the storm-breeding areas in the West Indies and Eastern Pa-
U.S.'s greatest natural disaster occurred in 1900 when a cific areas for tropical disturbances that might signal the
hurricane hit the Texas coast near Galveston, killing 6,000 formation of hurricanes.:When a disturbance later intensi-
people. fies into a tropical storm (Wind speeds over 39 miles an
In 1938, an unnamed hurricane killed 600 residents in hour), the Hurricane Center gives the storm a name from
New England. A total of 390 persons were killed in an un- its prior-approved list.
named hurricane in 1944 when it blasted widespread areas If we have 21 Atlantic-bred hurricanes in 1988, they will
from North L.;,:iint to Maine. Hurricane Diane in 1955 be named in this order: Alberto, Beryl, Chris, Debby, Er-
killed 200 people in her coastline ,...tli Iron r North Caroli- nesto, Florence, Gilbert, Helene, Isaac, Joan, Keith, Leslie,
nato New EiIa l.,Ii. Michael, Nadine, Oscar, Patty, Rafael, Sandy, Tony, Vale-
The day that hurricanes can strike an unsuspecting, un- re, and William.
prepared public !th:. I warning has long since past. Give Even though our greatly-improved meteorological tech-
thanks to the i i ronci Hurricane Center, Coral Gables, niques and warning systems now cut down on the number of
Florida and the Eastern Pacific Hurricane Center in Red- hurricane-caused deaths, some of our hurricanes in the
lands, C.jii,: in.i; past resulted in property-insurance carriers' nightmares.
How have we improved our game against hurricanes? An A case in point is Hurricane Elena, over the 1985 Labor'
improved flci ,:.i.[ting and tracking system now dramatical- Day weekend. Elena claimed only four lives, three in Florida,
ly saves lives and cuts property damage. Skilled meteorolo- and one on a ship in the Gulf of Mexico. However, Elena's
gists at the two hurricane centers track and forecast the property losses made it the fourth-costliest hurricane on
course and intensity of storms, alerting residents to dan- record--$543 million.
ger, usually well ahead of landfall. Other hurricanes causing greater loss, included Freder-
For hundreds of years, many hurricanes developing in ic in September, 1979, at $752 million; Betsy in Septem-
the West Indies were named after the saint's day on which ber, 1965 at $715 million; and Alicia in August, 1983 at
the storm began. Some meteorologists felt there ought to $675 million.
be a better way to name hurricanes, track them, and blunt During the next hurricane season, June 1--November
their tragic swaths inland with better forecasting. 30, 1988, you can dial-a-hurricane number and obtain infor-
Beginning in.World War II, women's names were given to nation as you could last year. A call to 900-410-NOAA will
storms and plotted on weather maps by forecasters track- bring you instant storm information to eastern and Gulf
ing storms over the Pacific. But in 1953, the United Coast residents.
States decided that a plan to name storms using a phonetic The cost of these hurricane information calls is 50 cents
alphabet (Able, Baker, Charlie) was impractical and con- for the first minute, 35 cents for each additional minute.
fusing since a new phonetic alphabet had just been intro- You'll hear an up-to-date tape on the hurricane's position,
duced. anticipated path, landfall predictions, wind speed, ard ex-
Dictated by equal opportunity sensitivities and con- pected tide effects.
cerns, public sentiment in 1978 forced abandonment of the The modern improvements we've made in forecasting,
practice of naming hurricanes solely for women. That year naming, tracking, and warning people ahead of time about
marked the inclusion of both male and female names on the hurricanes hopefully will make the 1988 hurricane season
Storm lists, and the hurricanes naming practices then less-costly than ever before in both lives and property
adopted continues in force today. damage. All these improvements have helped make Nature a
Why are hurricanes even named at all? The National more-predictable and friendly environmental ally.


June



'88








Hurricane Season is upon us. The cover story
and Ten Cheney s illustration have our way and
we thought we'd share them with you.
Zero-tolerance makes zero sense to local
marine law enforcement officials and the
taxpayer is ultimately paying for it coming and
going. See page 6
A recent SCUBA diving death could have
been avoided, writes Bryan Brooks on page 12
Intracoastal markers are going to undergo a
design change. Read more on page 6
It is Regatta Time In Abaco. Sail to page.16
Six Broward County marine improvement
projects may get funding. Turn to page 8
National Safe Boating Week is set for June.
Find out what's going on locallyon page 10
Read aboutweathermen on page 23
This year's Pompano Rodeo artificial Reef is
named after a U.S: serviceman who died in the
Vietnam War. See page 19.
The new waterfront performing arts center
groundbreaking took place in May. Find out
what's happening across the New Riverwith the
Sailboat Bend Apartment/Hotel complex on 9
B-oward County gave the go ahead to the
waterfront convention center complex at Port
Everglades. Check it out on page 9
The 1988 National and 1989 World Water Ski
Championships are coming to West Palm Beach.7
Sailors, let the world know you are -eader by
flying a Books Aboard Burgee. Turn to 'page 17
The South Florida Fishing Classic is set for
June 25and 26. Read more page 18
And for the women, there's the 3rd Annual
Ladies Fish-Off in June on page 18
An offshore powerboat racer hopes to break
Miami speed records in June. Skip to page 20
The Coast Guard Auxiliary towing policy is
finally coming to ahead. Goto page40.
Olympic trials in sailing rowing, kayak,
swimming and diving are coming up. See page






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2. Waterfront News June 1988


WATERFRONT NEWS.


Months ago, residents along the North Fork of New Riv-
er noticed oil on the water. The source? Apparently, it
came from. rain runoff from Fort Lauderdale's Public
Works and Police confiscation lots.
Public Works Director Brossard is planning correct the
problem by relocating problem vehicles,regularly sweep
the lots and installing "a big bulking blanket" at the storm
sewer outlet in a canal off SW 14 Avenue.The blanket
would absorb most of any oil missed by the sweeping and
relocation, and would cost the city about $200 per month,
he said.
An oil-separator installed in the storm sewer as recom-
mended by City Commissioner Jim Naugle would cost the
city between $300,000 to $500,000 to build, Brossard-
predicted.
Commissioner Naugledisagrees,quoting a price tagclos-
er to $20,000 for such a "siniple grease trap." Commis-
sioners were promised an oil separator by 'the raining sea-
son," declared Naugle.
Public Works Director Brossard was to issue his re-
port and options for cleaning up the North Fork to City
Manager Connie Hoffman in late May.


The Florida Patrol will continue to enforce the state's
drunken boater law despite a Broward judge's ruling that
the law is vague and unconstitutional.


The Florida Department of Transportation will hold a
public hearing on proposed alternatives for replacement of
the 17th Street Causeway Bridge in Fort Lauderdale at
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 25.
The hearing will be at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 1100
SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale. the area covered by the
bridge replacement project extends from about 1,000
feet west of Eisenhower Boulevard east on 17th Street
over the Intracoastal Waterway to 1,500 feet east of SE
23rd Avenue.
Improvements to be discussed include various tunnel and


Editor's Log
bridge alternatives and additional lanes in the project cor-
r idor.
The public will have an opportunity to speak on the al-
ternatives and their social, economic and environmental ef-
fects.
Maps, drawings, and other related information will be
available for public inspection and copying at DOT's consul-
tant management office, 780 S.W. 24th St., (State
Road 84), from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. weekdays
May 9-24. The materials also will be available at the hear-
. ing site May 25 beginning at 7 p.m.
S Written-statements and other.exhibits may be submit-
ted at the hearing or no later than June 9 to Bruce Seiler,


District Planning Administrator, 780 SW 24th St., Ft.
Lauderdale, 33315-2696.
The Federal Highway Administration opposes building a
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Letters


4 Waterfront News June 1988


Editor:
Requiring recreational boat operators to take a test
and obtain a license or to carry a certificate attesting that
they have attended basic boating courses will do little or
nothing to make boating safer and may well lead to an in-
crease in boating mishaps.
Rather than experimenting with new, costly and untest-
ed programs, we should focus our attention on expanding
and improving tried and proven programs that have ena-
bled boating to achieve a truly enviable safety record over
the past 30 years.
Recent published statements from some state officials
and industry organizations [have them] supporting such
measures as operator licensing, mandatory education and
the impoundment of boats.
It is unfortunate that the organizations who support li-
censing, mandatory education or impoundment did not first
consult with marine dealers. After all, dealers are closer to
the consumer and the realism of the boating activities, and
are in a better position to know what has been effective
and what will work in the future.
Recreational boating has achieved a truly outstanding
safety record. The rate of fatal accidents has decreased
from 20 per 100,000 boats in use 30 years ago to about 6-
1/2 per 100,000 boats in use today. Even more remarkable
is the fact that this dramatic reduction took place during
the period when the number of boats in use on U.S. water-
ways increased from about 3,000 to nearly 15,000,000.
No effort should be spared to make boating even safer,
but it would be unfair and unwarranted to impose more re-
strictive regulationSon U.S. boaters who have established
such a remarkable safety record that is continually improv-
ing without governmental interference. It is our feeling
that regulations might even destroy the effective volun-
tary educational processes that help create this exception-
al safety record.
Data compiled over the past 30 years indicate that a
vast majority of serious boating accidents are caused by
simple carelessness or inattention, frequently a result of
drinking alcoholic beverages.
Obviously, requiring a boat operator to carry a license
or certificate of education cannot and will not insure that
he or she will always exercise care and common sense and
refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages. Put simply, you
cant legislate common sense.
Supporters of a proposal that authorities should be
empowered to impound boats being operated by persons
under the influence of alcohol also are misguided. When you
impound a boat, you are not only punishing the guilty party;
you are also unfairly and unjustly depriving innocent per-
sons usually other members of the family of the oppor-
tunity to enjoy that boat.
To promote greater safety afloat, the Marine Retailers
Association of America recommends a five-point program:
1. Continue and expand federal and industry efforts to
insure that boating products sold in the U.S. will perform
with maximum safety.
2. Launch an even more aggressive program in the fu-
ture "to insure that every boat owner and potential boat
-operator is familiar with boating safety fundamentals."
3. Implement.year-long national safe boating promotions
to remind boaters toalways wear personal flotation devic-
es to avoid drinking alcoholic beverages and to attend,
boating education courses.
4. Apply stricter enforcement of boating laws, espe-
cially regulations regarding the wearing of personal flota-
tion devices and operating a boat recklessly or under the
influence-of alcohol.
5. Deny boating law violators that privilege of operat-
ing a boat for a term commensurate with the seriousness of
the violation.
In deciding what to do about boating safety, we should
not lose sight of the fact that boating has become so popu-.
larprecisely because it is a safe and enjoyable family recre-
ation. If we aren't careful, the fun and freedom inherent in


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Editor's note: There are two "Vessel Operators Li-
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Representatives. Representative Robert Shelley of Pom-
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the author of.HB #604 whichfocuses on children under 12
years of age operating boats. In the. Senate Broward
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Editor:
Broward Special Olympics provides year-round sports
training, athletic competition, social and recreational activ-
ities, clothing and travel opportunities for six hundred
mentally retarded individuals of Broward County. Our pro-
gram is totally dependent upon community donations and
fund-raising projects.
We are now preparing for Florida Special Olympics-
S tate SummerGames, June 3rd thru June 6th (4 days), in
-Tampa, at the University of-South Florida. Broward Coun-
Sty is sending a delegation of 128 athletes and 46 chape-
rones, for an estimated cost as shown:
Four (4)'charter buses@ 1400.00 each $5,600.00
.Athlete.Uniforms (4 sets for 128,-athletes) 3,456.00
'Shirts for Chaperones (4 each for 46) 644.00
Motel Rooms 1,675.00
Meals, soft drinks and snacks 4,494.75
Van Rental and gas for 1 extra vehicle 40.00
TOTAL ESTIMATED COST: $16,339.75
Due to rain, our major fund-raiser on May 1st, just
broke even. Now we must try and raise the above funds in
time for state games. We are asking for your financial as-
sistance to help send out Special Olympians to state
games.
Through participation.in Special Olympics, the mentally
retarded are given the chance to excel in their goals and
dreams of athletic competition. They will also take part in
activities that otherwise many will never have the opportu-
nity.
If I can be of further assistance, please contact me at
S390-0789 (work) or 749-1614 (after 4:00 p:m.).
Please help us to send,128 very special-athletes to
state games, without your support, they may not have op-
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Editor: This resident believes city is victimizing her.
Hearing about the "Master Plan," zoning change, putting in
sewers, making streets one-way or blocking them off to
traffic has started me thinking as to why neighborhood as-
sociations have sprung up in the Fort Lauderdale area.
Many of us have lived in the'area a long time and have
taken pride in our property. We hear about progress and
I'm all for it, but it appears that "someone" or "some peo-
pie" have started a drive to cram theTarpon River.Master
Plan down our throats.
A performing Arts Center is a.terrific idea; so are
cleaning up shacks and beautifying our area.
The.price we in the Tarpon River and nearby areas will
have to pay is higher taxes to finance the "Master Plan."
This will result in some of our residential streets being
turned into highways, and other streets blocked off to
neighborhood residents.
Who is really going to benefit?
Our politicians hear us but don't listen to what we say. I
live on a street where we paid for a fire-hydrant we don't
have, were promised sidewalks we never got-and were
promised sewers more than 10 years ago. Now the cost is
exorbitant and who wants them? I don't.
I feel we are victimized by city hall or some group who
will benefit. Do not let these "pushers" take over and tell
us what they are going to do while we, the residents, tool
the bill. ..
:te b. Nancy Harmon
Fort Lauderdale



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Letters WaterfrontNews June 1988 5


Ask Big Al
Question-
Yesterday, my boat fell apart! I've had it about two and
one half years with no problems to speak of. Oil change, fil-
ter change, bottom painted all minor stuff. But now my
mechanic really a mechanic told me I need a tune up, plugs,'
points, batteries are about shot, new zincs, props need
some work, one engine is low on oil pressure. What happen?
Phil
Answer-
Welcome to the club. All engines, boats, cars, etc.,
wear as they get older. Plugs, points, batteries wear out
with time. Zincs and props should be checked and replaced
and/or repaired whenever the boat is hauled out' not just a
paint job. Low oil pressure can be corrected by finding the
cause. It could even be a defective gauge or sending unit.
All machinery should have preventive maintenance and
they'll last for years. Your boat is fine. Just, do the normal
repairs and adjustments that all engines and drives need.
Al
Q-
Down at the marina, I heard a fellow say had put a
droguee" in his boat. I'm a new boater and don't know what
a drogue is. Where do I put one and what is it?
Ken
A-
A drogue (drog) is a canvas or other material cone
which is dragged in the water on the end of a long anchor
line. It can keep your boat in line in heavy seas helping to
prevent yawing and broaching. It could save your boat or,
life in a dangerous and racing waves, waves which could
spin your boat around and capsize it. Many boat owners call
- t a "sea anchor." It can be a life saver.
Al

Q-
I have a sailboat with a small diesel engine. It is
fine;except, I like to anchor out and my battery goes dead
after a day or so. I would like more juice. What should I buy
foradded power, generator, etc., etc.?
Joe


A-
A simple fix would be having more than one battery. A
generator is great if you have room to install one and can
cope with hearing it run all night while charge your battery.
A windmill generator works fine as long as the wind.blows.
Also, a heavier duty alternator will charge your batteries
deeper while your engine is running. If you anchor off a lot,
your best is a windblown charger and/or auxiliary genera-
tor charging a.bank of more than just one battery.
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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Zero tolei


byM.G. Swift
"At first glance 'zero-tolerance' looks pretty good,"
said a marine law enforcement officer, referring to a new
federal policy allowing the seizure of boats for any amount
of illegal drugs found aboard by the U.S. Coast Guard and
Custom agents.
"When big yachts owned by people in high places -are
seized, the vessels are dealt with swiftly and returned to
the influential owners," the officer observed. The Ark
Royal owned by Tomima Corporation, was recently seized
near Key West, and quickly returned to Tomima president
Michael Rogerson, of Irvine, Califoria a Reagan Adminis-
tration appointee to a Federal Aviation Administration
panel, according to National Public Radio.
"The little guy doesn't get the same speedy treatment
by the federal authorities," continued the veteran marine
law man. He cited the example of a commercial fisherman in
the Florida Keys, who had his boat seized by the Coast
Guard, was cleared of any wrong doing and still has not
been compensated for his loss.
The federal government doespay for boat repairs of
damage due to an abortive search; however, according to
USCG Lt Charles Bennardini in Miami, the Coast Guard
does not pay lost income to an innocent commercial boater
deprived of his means of employment or lodging expenses
of a liveaboard barred from her home.
In the case of repairs, the boat owner or his insurance
company initially pays for the work, saves his receipts and
turnsthemover to the government for reimbursement, said
Petty Officer Tom Gillespie, also stationed at the USCG;s
Miami office.
A local police lieutenant (a former marine patrol officer
and later a sergeant in that department's organized crime
unit) is concerned: "Zero-tolerance is undermining public
confidence towards once-popular forfeiture statues origi-
nally designed to seize the assets of felons used to commit
crimes." He worries that the Coast Guard and Customs
are not using the laws as Congress originally intended.
Local Congressman Clay Shaw (R-Ft. Lauderdale)
could not be reached for comment
One of the police officials was concerned about possible
public backlash towards the Coast Guard Auxiliary, which


rance: who pays what
has nothing to do with seizures. Some boaters may be mis- 'modify its handlingof zero-tolerance, an agency spokesman
takenly reluctant to get an Auxiliary Courtesy Marine Ex-. said in late May. Specific changes remain under review but
amination for their vessels fearing they may be "busted" should be completed "within a couple of weeks," said Cap-
during the course of the safety check. The U.S. Coast tain John C.Trainor, head of the Coast Guard'senforce-
Guard Auxiliary has no authority or desire to make arrests ment division.
in such situations. Local Auxiliary officials are not aware of In the meantime,the $1500 fine Mr. Rogerson paid to
any negative boater reaction, yet. get Ark Royal. back, didn't nearly cover the Coast Guard's
Both local marine law enforcement officers asked that cost to seize his mega-yacht. The Coast Guard's budget
their names and agenciesniot be used fearing possible po- has been cut and local marine police wonder how the federal
litical and/or career consequences. Both believe their opin- agency is going to make ends meet and still take on expand-
ions are widely shared by their colleagues engaged in ma- ed duties expected by the Reagan administration. They
rine law. view the Coast Guard's Zero-tolerance policy as a desper-
Mount!ng pressure from Congress, public disapproval ate act of a good federal agency caught between "a social
and' threatened legal action is forcing the Coast Guard to rock and a political hard spot."


ICW markers


to change

The U.S. Coast Guard is revising the way it identifies
aids to navigation marking the Intracoastal Waterway
(ICW).
Presently, a horizontal yellow band identifies an ICW
marker. Navigational aids that mark the ICW and another
waterway simultaneously, display yellow squares or yellow
triangles. In the new system, ICW aids will be changed to
conform with those currently used to identify dual purpose
aids to navigation. The horizontal yellow band will be dis-
continued.
Yellow triangles will be put on aids that should be
passed on the starboard side of a boat when going down
the ICW from New Jersey to Texas. Yellow squares will be
used to identify aids to navigation that should be passed on
the port side. Non-lateral aids such as safe water marks
and ranges will continue to be marked with a yellow band.
The change over has already begun, and will be made
during future maintenance visits. Changes to individual
aids will not be reported in the "Local Notices to Marin-
ers." All change should be'completed by the end of 1990.


U.S. Olympic yachting
The U.S. has consistently done well in Olympic yachting
and 1988 should be no exception. There will be eight class-
es in Seoul and Americans should be competitive in all of
them.
Olympic Trials: 470 (M&W)/Flying Dutchman, July 5-
16, Fort Adams State Park, Newport R.I.
Sailboard/Tornado, July 5-16, Fort Adams State
Park, Newport, R.I.
Soling/Star, July 5-16, San Diego Yacht Club, San
Diego,-Calif.
Finn, July 5-15, Eastern Yacht Club, Marblehead, Mass.
Team Leader: Andrew T. Kostanecki, New Cannan,
Conn.


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by Barbara Sarff
FORT LAUDERDALE-- Vehicular traffic using the
Parker Bridge on U.S. 1 over the Intracoastal Waterway in
North Palm Beach County is being restricted to one lane in
each direction, according to Florida Department of Trans-
portation officials.
Traffic in both directions is using the northbound span
till mid-June while work is being done on the southbound
span, which is in the open position.


Weatherman study tropical
forecasting in Miami
by Rosemary Sullivant
Many lives depend on weather forecasters, especially in
areas vulnerable to.tropical storms such as hurricanes and
cyclones. Twenty-five professional, meteorologists from
tweny-five different countries, including China, Indonesia,
Somalia, New Guinea, and Ethiopia, were at the'University
of Miami to learn how to improve their skills in tropical me-
/ teorology and tropical cyclone forecasting this past
spring.
They were participating in a post-graduate program
sponsored by the World Meteorological Organization and
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and of-
fered by the UM Remote Sensing Laboratory and the Na-
tional Hurricane Center.
"This isa-graduate level training program," said Pro-
fessor Homer Hiser, program director. "In the six-week
program, students study tropical cyclone, forecasting and
large-scale weather forecasting, small-scale and local fea-
tures of tropical weather, and remote sensing applied to
tropical meteorology.

Water ski championships
The American Water Ski Association has selected West
Palm Beach as the site of the 1989 World Ski Champion-
ships. The event,, sanctioned by the International Water
Ski Federation (IWSF), will attract water ski teams for
-over 30 countries. The U.S. water ski team has won every
World Championship team title since the tournament's in-
ception in 1949 and will be seeking its 21st victory at
West Palm Beach. Separately, recognition of water skiing
as a participating sport in the Olympic Games is expected
later this year. The IWSF has applied to the International
Olympic Committee for the inclusion of water skiing in the
1992 Summer Olympics.
The 1988 U.S. National Water Ski Championships will
also be held in West Palm Beach at Okeeheelee Park on Au-
gust 17-21.


The detour is part of a $1,345,645 rehabilitation proj-
cet which will replace existing mechanical system that rais-
es the southbound span with a hydraulic system and install
a new steel deck.
Identical work will be done on the northbound span
sometime after completion of improvements to the south-
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8 Waterfront News June 1988


Whitbread race planners worry

of running aground in Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale marinas may have to be dredged to ac- Freemantle and Auckland before arrivi
commodate some of the larger sailboats competing in the dale in April of 1990. Sailing right inti
upcoming Whitbread Round the World Race, warned race the race will be headquartered at Pier
organizers in April while visiting the city. the yachts will be berthed. Organizers


Many of the yachts participating in the 35,000-mile
Whitbread Race will need at least 15 feet of water. But
much of the dock space at area marinas is as shallow as
eight feet. In January, UBS Switzerland- a sailboat draw-
ing 15 feet in the Whitbread Field bumped bottom near
the 17th Street Causeway bridge, said Richard Van den
Bosch,a local yachtsman and Whitbread race official.
The round- the- world- sailing race starts in England
September 2, 1989. The fleet will stop in Punta del Este,


ing in Fort Lauder-
o Port Everglades,
66 where most of-
anticipate, with the


thousands of pleasure boats based in the area, the restart
will be an event of major interest. Derec '3 Gunnell Boat-
yard, already home for many Class A Maxis, will easily deal
with repairs, said race officials.
Lauderdale Marina owner and Ft. Lauderdale Mayor Bob
Cox, a supporter of the race, anticipates no problem with
Whitbread boats running aground there.
"The organizers would like some more depth, but I'm not
sure they need it or will get it," Cox said in April. "Several
marinas already have areas that deep."


Middle River Canoe Race results


Fort Lauderdale
May 14 & 15,1988
Men's divion tm combined ime
1st place Motts Sports 53 minutes, 17 seconds
2nd place Gary Fronrath #3 54:05
3rd place Gary Fronath #5 55:12
4th place Coin Laundry 56:24
5th place CDA Fine Gems 56:28
(49 two-man canoe teams competed in the two day
eent.)


wmnen's division
1st place Coral Plaza Motel 64:22
2nd place Gary Fronrath #1 67:19
3rd place Bank Atlantic 68:01
4th place Whitts End 68:04
5th place Solid Gold #3 73:55
(21 women's teams entered the races held on the Middle
River.)
Seventy canoe teams raised between $8000-9000 for
the Florida Elk's Children's Hospital in Umatilla, Florida.


Six marine improvement

projects recommended
The Broward County Marine Advisory Committee
(MAC) in April recommended that the County Commission
approve Florida Boating Improvement Funds Funding for
six local marine improvement projects. Two other requests
were rejected.
The MAC recommended:
Colachatchee Park boat destination (Wilton Manors) -
erosion protection, 50 percent of the cost up to $25,000;
Houston Park upgrade (Dania) rebuilding of four
concrete ramps, $50,000;
o Artificial Reef (Broward County Environmental Quali-
ty Control Board) purchased, clean-up and transporta-
tion of derelict vessels for sinking, $50,000;
Hollywood Marina (Hollywood) dredging, $100,000;
Riverside Park (Coral Springs) restroom facilities,
$25,000;
Donaldson Park (Coconut Creek) boat ramp im-
provement,$30,000.
Land acquisition at Fort Lauderdale's 7th Avenue Boat
Ramp on Riverwalk and a boat launch project on the
McNab/C-14 Canal in Pompano Beach were turned down
by the MAC.The Fort Lauderdale proposal had too big of
a price tag," said Robert Wiedrich, the county's liason
with the committee. The MAC felt it was premature to act
upon the Pompano proposal, he said; the city doesn't "own
the land yet."
In Wilton Manors across 15th Avenue from Colahatchee
Park a rip rap seawall is planned to be extended 150 feet
to 15th Avenue. Wooden staging will extend parallel to the
shore for 50 feet providing temporary docking for boat-
ers destined for the park according to Dan Keefe of Wil-
ton Manor Parks and Recreation Department.
Tour concrete boat ramps will be rebuilt at Houston
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man reefs were subsidized by such funding.
Hollywood Marina wants to enlarge its basin, dredging
to 10 feet mean sea level to the west as far as 9th Avenue
and north halfway across North Lake, reported Terry
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Broward News WaterfrontNews June 1988.9


County gives go ahead to Conventio


by Craig Lustgarten
Last month, Broward'County commissioners signed an
agreement with Northport Venture Associates and the
Port Everglades Authority to construct a 370,000 square
foot convention center at Port Everglades that is sched-
uled to be operational in late 1991.
The new $46 million Broward County convention center
will be the anchor of a $250 million mixed-use complex that
will also include two hotels, a retail mall and an office tow-
er. The three-story convention center will contain 150,000
square feet of exhibit space, 60,000 square feet of meet-
ing rooms, and a 20,000 square foot ballroom. The com-
plex will be built on a 33-acre parcel of land at Port Ever-
glades and will-be designed to complement the cruise
industry there.
Richard Mooney, Northport Center project director;
stated, "This project is a total development of a number of
different elements that will serve the public and will be an
asset to Broward County. The mutual support that is giv-
en by one part of its development to another will support
the convention complex in terms of function and financing.
A person attending a convention, for example, will gener-
ate business for the Port's cruise lines and visa-versa."
Mooney added that the redevelopment of terminal one
for Port Everglades will provide a state-of-the-art termi-


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nal to meet today's Port requirements it will be much
larger and thus better equipped to handle passengers.
Overseeing the project's development will be convention
center executive director Dean Hofmeister. In addition,
the Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau will be
responsible for marketing and sales activities.
Margaret Collins, Director of the Port Everglades As-
sociation, stated, "We've spent a year working with devel-
opers to make sure that they understand that this is a com-
mercial seaport and that we must work in harmony with
that it's a well-coordinated project and the cruise indus-
try is very excited about it."


Sailboat Bend complex to be incorporated into Riverwalk


by Craig Lustgarten
With the permitting process nearly completed, devel-
opers are hoping to initiate construction of a hotel and lux-
ury apartment complex on 1.2 acres of land on the south
bank of Sailboat Bend on the New River, directly east of
the Seventh Avenue Bridge across the river from the Per-
forming Arts Center site.
Assuming that Sailboat Bend Associates, headed by
partners Jeff Phillips and Harold Goosens can attain the
necessary financing for the $25 million waterfront project,
construction could begin as early as August.
Phase one of the project calls for construction of a 60-
unit, 16-story apartment complex and Penthouse suites
which will be built on top of a parking garage.
Project architect Oscar Vagi related, "This will be a
very unique rental apartment complex utilizing a split-level
design that will be accessible from interior'stairwells. The
whole complex will afford tenants spectacular views of
both the New River and the ocean."
Phase two of the development will focus on construction
of a 122 room hotel which will include a gourmet restau-
rant to be built on the ground floor facing the river, sever-
al meeting rooms, and an intimate bar. Also scheduled for
completion in this phase are an additional 28 apartments to
be constructed with a valet parking garage.
In coordination with the Riverwalk theme, plans are to
construct an indoor/outdoor cafe along with landscaped
-terraces along the environs of the New River.
..The hotel/apartment complex will face the Performing
Arts Center which is being built on the north bank of sail-
boat bend. The complex will make it convenient for area vis-
itors and performers who are staying there to be shuttled
back and forth across the river to the Performing Arts
Center via water taxis.
A construction managerhas been retained by Sailboat
Bend Associates. Jeff Phillips related that he is currently
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10 Wateont News June 198 Commerce


June is National Safe Boating Week


by Bud Saltzman
The organizers of National Safe Boating Week, June 4
through 12, 1988 will have a more intensified search for
pleasure boaters who are seeking greater safety than has
ever been previously attempted in southeast Florida, they
said recently. This year the marine dealers and the marinas
of Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties have joined in
helping the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary attract boaters
who desire to increase their awareness and capability for
greater safety upon the waters.
South Florida's 1988 program for National Safe Boat-
ing Week will see efforts by the Marine Industries Associa-
tion of South Florida and their members lending additional
support in getting recreational boaters to enroll in classes
to study Basic Skills and Seamanship which give the boat-
ers more confidence through knowledge. Now the boaters
will be able to sign up on an easy to fill information card
right in their own marine dealers' shops or at their own ma-
rina.
Also available on the same card will be an entry line for
selection of time and place where the pleasure boater may
receive a free Courtesy Marine Examination. The examina-
tions will be available for the boaters' choice of time and
place, at public ramps, at marinas, at docks behind the
boater's home. Anywhere the boater cares to have the ex-
amination, it will be completed.
While the examination requires only a few minutes to run
through, the check list covers all the safety equipment
aboard the boat. It should be noted that only the skipper is
ever.told of any failings of the vessel's safety equipment.
No report is ever made to any official body. If all equip-
ment is aboard in proper condition the vessel is awarded
the Safety Seal. In fact, the Safety Seal, in addition to
the feeling of security given to the skipper, may also earn a
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Auxiliary will now be expanding its normal way of reaching
out to the recreational boaters. With more than 121,000
pleasure vessels registered in the three counties of Dade,
Broward and Palm Beach, the Auxiliary had to rely practi-
cally solely on the public service announcements which have
always Deen appreciatively given by South Florida media.
This year all the marine businesses usually visited by boat-
ers will be reminding them to "sign up now for boating
safety".
The need for extending to the Auxiliary a helping hand
was obvious to the Marine Industries Association of South
Florida: Less than one boater out of every seven has the
boat examined for its safety equipment, and even more dis-
couraging is to find that about sixty percent of those have-
ing an examination fail to have all they should in proper
working condition to earn the Safety Decal. This is truly a
serious condition to have so many boats out on the waters
of Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties with unsafe or
unchecked equipment. There is another low point in boating
safety factors when we learn that one of the major insu-


rance companies reports that fewer than five percent of
the boaters seeking coverage by their company has ever
taken a boating safety course. It is to correct this problem
the Marine Industries Association of South Florida has of-
fered to provide, as a public service, their considerable as-
sistance by attracting larger numbers of students to take
the Basic Skills and Seamanship course, and to have more
boaters request a safety examination. The MIASF are pro-
viding the Auxiliary all of the promotional material and to
display the posters and counter cards in each of the Asso-
ciation's members place of business. The desire is to reach
the largest possible number of boaters who are concerned
for their safety, the safety of their passengers and the
safety of their boats.
Each marine dealer and marina, as a member of MIASF
will display posters with the National Safe Boating Week
theme, "Know Before You Go". There will be cards permit-
ting the boat skipper to designate the wish for a boating
safety class and/or check of their vessel's safety equip-
ment. There will also be lists so the boaters can determine
the closest and most convenient place to request enroll-
ment for class or examination.


Coast Guard Auxiliary towing policy at crossroads


Afteryears of debate, the Coast Guard is now con-
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Under the proposed policy change, volunteer Coast
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Congressional hearing on April 19.
Testifying before the House Coast Guard Subcommit-
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Yost proposed that the first vessel to reach a disabled
vessel, whether it be Auxiliary Or commercial, should pro-
vide whatever assistance is necessary.
However, if an Auxiliary vessel is first on scene and a
tow is required, the disabled vessel should be towed only
to the nearest safe haven at which time the tow could be
transferred to a commercial vessel if the boater wishes to
go to a home port or specific repair facility.
Futhermore, any tow undertaken by the Auxiliary may
be broken only if requested by the boater or the Auxiliary
vessel is needed to respond to a higher priority case.
The Commandant also noted that regular Coast Guard
units would respond to non-emergency cases only in areas,
at times, and under conditions when Auxiliarists, Good
Smaritans or commercial towers are not available.
Yost indicated that the proposed policy change was
-based in part on public input 14 meetings were conducted
by the Coast Guard around the country that were attend-
ed by over 2,200 citizens and more than 2,000 letters
were received.
The Commandant noted, however, that he would have to
review the policy change with Transportation Secretary
James Burnley and asked the sub-committee for their sup-
port.
Yost's proposal was quickly endorsed by the leadership
of the subcommittee, including Chairman Hutto and Rep.
Bob Davis (R-Much.) as well as the chairman of the full
House Merchant Marine Committee, Walter Jones (D-
N.C.) who said,."The current non-emergency assistance
policy makes about as much sense as telling a volunteer fire-
man he can only check smoke detectors and fire extinguish-
ers but can't fight fires."
In addition to Jones, Hutto and Davis, other Congress-
men recently sent a letter to Burnley asking that the non-
emergency assistance policy be changed to reflect Yost's
recommendations by the start of the next boating season.
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Trade group choose
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida
(MIASF) starts its fiscal year with a new slate of officers
and two new board members. Serving in one year terms as
officers are: Vince Carr, Marine Air Systems, as
president; John Penn, Lewis Marine Supply as vice
president; and Linda Gibson, First Union National Bank, as
secretary/treasurer: Additionally four two-year director
positions were up for grabs. Les Abberley and Tom Glass,
who had both served as directors for the past two years,
were nominated and elected for another two years each.
Serving new on the board as directors for two-year
terms are: Bill O'Neill, Pier 66 Hotel and Marina, and
Sondra Title, N.H.S. Marine Company. The election
results were presented during the group's Annual Meeting
at Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale on March 17th.
Retiring after his two-year as a director is Mike
Matlack from Rybovich Boat Works. "We hate to see Mike
go. He took special interest in our legislative program and
was instrumental in helping the industry retain the sales
tax exemption of out-of-state boat buyers" stated Van
Snider, executive director of the MIASF.
As of March 31, Skip Field completed two years.as
President of the association but remains on the board as
the Immediate Past President. Field passed the chair to
Vince Carr during the annual meeting and Carr presented a
plaque to him in recognition of his dedicated service to the
MIASF.
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After a five year stay at 303 S.E. 17th Street, Suite
601, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the Marine Industries Asso-
ciation of South Florida has moved to new headquarters at
1875 W. Commercial Blvd., Suite 110, Fort Lauderdale,


Washington, D.C. Young men and women interested in
seeking nominations to the Merchant Marine, Naval and
' other military academies are invited to send letters of
application to Congressman Clay Shaw for admission to the
class entering in 1989, according to Nancy Roman, his.
spokesperson.
Candidates must be citizens of the United States,
permanent residents of the 15th Congressional District,
unmarried and have no children, and be 17 to 21 years of
age as of July 1, 1989.
All applicants must take the SAT or ACT examinations
on or before November 15, 1988, said Roman.


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by Bryan Brooks
Recently on the Tenneco Towers off Hallandale a diver
was killed. Its facts and reasons are important to each
sport diver.
Captain Mike Lamphear of the Florida Marine Patrol re-
lates that the dive was with three male divers of unknown
diving experience and at night. The divers profile accord-
ing to them, was to go to the first platform at sixty feet,
where they stayed for ten minutes. Then they went to the
bottom at 110 feet and stayed twenty minutes.
According to the two surviving divers, after twenty
minutes at 110 feet the deceased began to take his equip-
ment off. Captain Lamphear relates that the two survivors
quickly checked their buddy's pressure gauge, thinking
that he had run out of air. Their statement to the Marine
Patrol was that he had 500 pounds of air left at that
point.
With his tank floating above his head and the regulator
mouthpiece out of his mouth, they stated that he used his
diving light to look at fish life swimming around. At that
point the two surviving divers tried to put the regulator
back in his mouth and help him to the surface. He allegedly
struggled with them all the way to the surface.
Officer Denise Warrick, the lead investigator for the
Florida Marine Patrol, stated that at the surface his tank
was empty, while the other two divers had air left in their
tanks.
The Broward County Medical Examiners office state
the cause of death was drowning. The probable cause, ac-.
cording to Captain Lamphear, was the dreaded sickness of
the depth, known as Nitrogen Narcosis. All divers, when
going through entry level training are taught that as the
diver goes deeper, the nitrogen in their body acts as a de-
pressant, much like alcohol, and their judgement is often
impaired. Divers have been known to do funny things under-
water, such as buddy breath with fish. In this case it
seems, with a regulator out of his mouth and not breathing,
the diver was content to shine his light on fish, a definite
sign of nitrogen narcosis.
The final report isn't in yet, but it behooves all of us to
take a good look at this case. It all boils down to something
we are all taught, DIVE PLANNING.
A night dive oh the Tenneco Towers is questionable at
best. What was the level of experience of the divers in-
volved? The current that far out and that close to the
Gulfstream can be ripping, making a day dive, at times
iffy.


Who was left on the boat for emergencies? Unknown,
but it looks like nobody.
The dive profile of going to 60 feet first and then to
110 feet is exactly the opposite of what we are all taught.
You always go to the deepest part of the dive first, then
slowly work your way back to the surface, outgassing the
excess nitrogen from your body.
A total bottom time of 110 feet for thirty minutes
means you have to make a decompression stop at ten feet.
Sport divers should never PLAN a decompression dive.
Captain Lamphear at first thought the two survivors had
gone to the recompression chamber in Miami, since they
broke the tables by going all the way to the surface with
the deceased, now that's uncertain.
Killing yourself by sport diving takes someone who
breaks a lot of rules. By staying down that long at that
depth, the divers were asking for trouble from the begin-


ning. Add to that, no one apparently left in the boat, a dive
at night on the Tenneco Towers which is an advanced dive
at best, and reversing a safe dive profile, adds up to a fa-
-tality. A lot of rules were broken.
For divers going out on their private boats to dive, pay-
ing more attention to DIVE PLANNING is important. How
DEEP? Any CURRENT? What's our TURN AROUND
POINT. Will someone remain on the boat for emergencies?
Is our planned bottom well within the NO DECOMPRES-
SION LIMITS? Do we have a safety line in back of the
boat, in case we are caught down stream from the boat?
Are diving to the LIMITS'of the weakest or LEAST EX-
PERIENCED diver in our group. Do we plan SAFETY
STOPS on the way back to the surface? Do we have an EX-
TRA TANK and regulators tied off for that safety stop?
Do we have the EXPERIENCE to safely do the proposed
dive? Think about it.


Local diving coach honored


by Colleen Mahoney
(FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--) Local Olympic diving
coach Ron O'Brien of Boca Raton's Mission Bay was the
center of attention at the International Swimming Hall of
Fame Honoree Induction Ceremonies in May. O'Brien is the
1988 Olympic coach and has served as head coach in every
Olympics since 1972. He currently coaches Olympians Greg
Louganis, Michele Mitchell and Wendy Wyland at Mission
Bay and was honored by the Hall of Fame for his 25 years
of coaching in which his divers have won 154 gold, 90 silver
and 78 bronze medals in major Olympic, world, national and
NCAA diving competitions.
O'Brien's teams which have included the University of
Minnesota, Ohio State, Mission Viejo and Mission Bay have
won a total of 62 national team championships. He has been
named "Outstanding Senior U.S. Diving Coach" since the
award was inaugurated in 1979.
Joining O'Brien as a 1988 inductee was Mike Bruner
(Calif), a double gold medalist in the 1976 Olympics (200
butterfly and 800 freestyle relay); Cathy Carr (Calif)
gold medalist in the 1972.01ympics and the recipient of the
first female athletic scholarship awarded by the University
of New Mexico; U.S. diver Sue Gossick (Calif) winner of a
gold medal at the 1968 Olympics in springboard diving;


Jed Graef, six foot, six inch 200 pound backstroke champi-
on from Jew Jersey who won an Olympic gold at the 1964
Olympics in world record time.
Also inducted into the International Swimming Hall of
Fame was John Hencken (Calif) who lost the chance to be-
come the only swimmer ever to win gold medals in three con-
secutive Olympics because of the 1980 Olympic boycott.
Hencken set 13 world records and won three Olympic
golds, a silver and a bronze; Coach Mary Freeman (Iowa)
founded the Vesper Boat Club in Philadelphia and coached
the University of Pennsylvania women's team. Barbara
Krause of East Germany won three gold medals in the 1980
Olympics; Maria Lenk (Brazil) was the first South Ameri-
can woman to take part in the Olympic Games (1932) and
to break a word record; Female World Swimmer of the
Year (1974, 1977) Ulrika Tauber of East Germany will
also be honored. As a member of the U.S. synchronized
swimming team in 1963, at the age of 12, Kim Welshons
(Calif) became, and currently remains the youngest person
ever to receive a gold medal in the Pan American Games.
The new class of 1988 brings the total number of inter-
national Olympic swimmers, divers, water poloists, syn-
chronized swimmers, coaches and contributors inducted
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Gold medal swimmers to cover Olympics


by James E. Sullivan
Former United States Olympic gold medalists John Na-
ber and Candy Costie Burke have signed contract with
NBC Sports as commentators for coverage of the 1988
Olympic Games from Seoul, Korea, it was announced by Mi-
chael Eskridge, Executive Vice President, Olympics.
Naber has served as a commentator for NBC's
"Sports-World" in recent years. Naber was slated to be a
swimming analyst for the 1980 Olympics from Moscow, and
worked from 1978-80. He will provide analysis for swim-
ming in Seoul.
Candy Costie Burke, a winner of the first Olympic gold
medal in synchronized swimming, has served as NBC's ana-
lyst for synchronized swimming during coverage of the
1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea.
At the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Canada, Naber cap-
tured four gold medals and one bronze in swimming, the
most medals by any American at the Montreal Games. He
set world records in both backstroke events and was a


member of the two United States record-breaking relay
teams. Naber retired from swimming at the end of 1977,
but his achievements that year earned him the Sullivan
Award as the country's Outstanding Amateur Athlete. He
finished his career a four-time college All-American with 25
national AAU titles and 10 NCAA individual titles.
More recently, Naber served on the Los Angles Olympic
Organizing Committee Board of Directors. He has worked
for CBS Sports (1984-86), ESPN (1985-86) and Tur-
ner Broadcasting (1986). Naber is a graduate of USC. He
and his wife, Carolyn, have one child and live in Pasadena,
California.
Known as Candy Costie at the 1984 Olympic Games in
Los Angles, Burke teamed with Tracie Ruiz to win the gold
medal for duet synchronized swimming. It was the first
time-in Olympic history that medals were awarded for syn-
chronized swimming.
Prior to her Olympic success, she was a gold medalist in
the 1983 Pan American Games and a national champion in


duet-synchronized swimming from 1981 through 1984. She
was also part of the 1982 AIAW national-champion syn-
chronized tandem while competing for the University of
Arizona. In 1985, she received the Southland Corporation's
Olympia Award for her outstanding efforts in the sports
of synchronized swimming.
After the 1984 Olympics, she married Doug Burke, a
member of the gold-medal-winning U.S. Olympic water-
polo team. The two have been the subject of several televi-
sion features and work together as motivational speakers
for a variety of organizations.
Costie Burke, a native of Seattle, Washington, is still
active in her sport. She performs exhibitions throughout
the country and helps to develop "grass roots" programs
in synchronized swimming. She is also involved in sponsoring
such charities as the American Cancer Society, the Ameri-
can Lung Association, Optimists Home for Youth and the
March of Dimes.
Burke and her husband live in Los Angeles.


Florida's "Lifeguard of the Year" named


by Jack Yuken
Charles Price, North County District Supervisor for
the Palm Beach County Beach Patrol, has been named
state Lifeguard of the year by the Florida Beach Patrol
Chiefs Association.
Chosen from over a thousand candidates from both
coasts in this statewide contest, Price, a Jupiter resi-
dent, spent four years of liis eleven year career as captain
of Jupiter Inlet Park. Here he was instrumental in develop-
ing the critically praised inflatable rescue boat operation
that has saved hundreds of lives and thousands of dollars in
property.
"Chuck Price represents all that is positive in the pro-
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SMoon in perigee -
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11th. Gulfstream Sailing Club board meeting, 7:30 Marine Council meeting, 5:30-7p.m., for location
Hillsboro Beacon Yacht Club brunch, 11 a.m., p.m., 303 SE 17 St., 4th floor, Ft. Lauderdale. in Dade County call 856-0206. S.A..L. club, 7:30
2881 E. 28 Ct.,Lighthouse Pt., Call 781-7739. Call 523-7482. .*Gulfstream Sailing Club meeting, 7:30 p.m., Lauderdale. Call 491-33
Riverside Park Civic Association, 4 p.m., Broward Transportation Coordinating Lauderdale Istes Yacht Club, Ft. Laud. Call So. Florida Flats An
Riverside Park Pavilion, Ft. Lauderdale. Council,4 p.m., DOT office, 780 SW 24 St., 523-7482. Hall, Hollywood. Call 581
Lazy River Cruise, 5-8 p.m., Pier 66 marina, Ft. Laud. Call 524-8621. Tuesday Boardsailing,5 pm-dusk, South Beach, Phoenix Owners Renf
Ft. Lauderdale. Call the Diabetes Research Theatre: And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little by Ft. Laud. Call 525-9463. 12th, from Port Evergh
Institute Foundation at 566-2201. Paul Zinedl, 8 p.m., through June 12, Off Beginner's Golf Lessons, 6-7:30 p.m., Rogers and Ocean Reef to Bimiri
Gulfstream Sailing Club Ladies Day,Ocean Broadway Theatre, Wilton Manors. Middle School, Ft Lauderdale. Call 761-5384. Broward Shell Club
Fleet, Round-the-Buoys series Race #1, 11 a.m., Exhibit: A Corridor to the Past, (Indian Seaside Stretch 'n' Stroll,8-10 a.m., Birch Beach Rec' Center. Call
call 583-9505. artifacts), through June 13th, Wray Museum, State Park, Fort Lauderdale. Call 5383. Antique & Classic
Triathlon of Windsports Individuals, Ramingo Gardens. Boating Courses in: Ft. Lauderdale call Lauderdale Isle Yacht Cl
(hang-gliding, windsurfing and sailing), Kitty Boating courses in: Ft. Lauderdale call 462-4497, Hollywood 961-4147, Plantation *US Olympic Rowing
I lawl, NC. Cll 919 -441-4124. 463-nn34 Hallandale 454-9944. 739-7666. Deerfield 479-0946. 11,single sculls, Cincinna
HIGH. +2.1' +1.9' +2.0' +1.9' +2.0' +1.9' +1.9' +
TIME 0114*0748*1333*2009 0210*0847*1439*2113 0310*0949*1548*2219 0409*1051*1
LOW .0' -0.2' -0.1' -0.1' -0.1' 0.0' -0.2'
S* 'Marine sector of Broward Sheriff's Possee, 4 NwMoon
7:30 p.m., Zeley Hanger, Ft Laud. Executive Moon farthest north of Equator
SAirport. Call 765-8900. Rag Day
Triathlon, 7 a.m., Quiet Waters Park, Woman's World Invitational Fly Fishing *Port.Everglades Rowing Club, 7pm, Nathaniels Bluewater Invitation;
Deerfield Beach. Call 407-394-3273. Championship, through June 17, Islamorada. Call New River Tavern, Ft. Laud. Call 761-7640, through June 18, Co
Steamship Historical Society, for time and 823-9500. Gulfstream Sailing Club meeting, 8 p.m., Harbor, St Augustine.
location call 533-5114. Summer Program Orientation (Adults), 9 Lauderdale Isles Yacht Club, Ft. Laud. Call *Sea Explorers Ship
*a Exhibit: Sea Turtle Tears," call 462-4116 a.m.-3 p.m., DiscoveryCenter, New River, Ft. 523-1762. Fed. Hwy., Pompano Be
Swimming Camp, through June 18, Mission Bay. Laud. Call 462-4115. Hollywood Yacht Club meeting, for time and "-Canoe Lessons,-6-7S
Aquatic Training Center; Boca Raton. Call Men's Softball League, 7-9:30 p.m.,.Sunview location call 474-3710. 761-5419.
.488-2001 Park, Ft. Laud Call 581-1887. : Gourmet Canoeing, Rustic Inn, Dania Cut-off -*League of Women Vot
*Sawgrass Canal canoe trip. Call 375-1492. -Boating courses in: Palm Beach call Canal. 5:45 p.m. Call 761-5419. call 764-8961
-* USCG-Aux.Courtesy Boat Examinations, 848-0756,. Lake Worth 832-9902, Pompano Boating courses in: Deerfield Beach call Theatre Who Afral
Pioneer Park, Deerfield Beach through June 12, Beach 781-1265, Ft. Lauderdale 463-0034 and 479-0946, Ft. Lauderdale 462-4497, Edward Albee, through
callA79~946. Hallandale 454-9944. Plantation 739-7666,Hollywood 961-4147 Theatre Wiltnn Manori
HIGH +2.0'. +2.2' +2.0' +2.2' +1.9' +2.2' +1.
TIME. 0212*0747*1426*2036 0301*0835*1512*2121 0348*0920*1557*2206 0433*100O
LOW 0.0' -0.5' 0.0', -0,5' 0.0' -0.5' .+0o1'

S20 Moninoee Sumersosice 22
FatheftDa y moon inapogee
Pearl Harbor Survivors Assoc., 3 pm,
American Legion Hall; Pompano Beach. Call Sailboat Bend Civic Assoc.7:30 p.m., Bethel
941-2168. Church, SW 11 Ave. at 2nd Ct., Ft Laud. Call
*Las Olas Student. Art fair; 10 am-6 pm 462-5159. Florida Yacht Charter Assoc., 7:30 pm. National Rowing
1105-1T23 E. Las Olas Blvd. Ft. Laud. Call *Paddling by Canoe science/history mini-camp, Seafair, Dania. Call 525-0831. through June 26, l:
764-7881. Miami through June 24. Call 375-1492. CAT 44 meeting, 7:30 pm, Pierce Street 703-749-9337.
Father's Day canoe trip, Lake Okeechobee. Call Salvation Army Day Camp for Children, 7:30 Annex, Ft. Laud. Call 755-3965 Sobatad Sailing Race
375-1492.- am-5:30 pm,through August 12th 844 W. RiverOaks Association, 7:30 pm, Westminister Long Beach, Calif. Call
Block Island Race week, through June 15, Block Broward, Ft. Laud. Call 524-6995. Church, Ft Laud.Call 524-8610. Canoe lessons 6-7p
Island, Rhode Island, Call 703-749-9337. Men's Softball League 7-9:30 pm. Sunview Croissant Park Civic Assoc. 7:30 pm,Croissant location.
Swimming Camp through June 25, Mission Bay Park, Ft. Laud. Call 581-1887. Elementary Schoo. Ft. Laud. Call 524-6034.. Chub Cay Fishing Cha
Aquatic Training Center, Boca Raton. Call Exhibit: Piscasso Ceramics, Museum of Art, Steamship Historical Society. Call 533-5114 24. Call 1-800-32-S
48R-2001 Ft. Laud. through June 26. Call 525-5000. for time & location Bahamas.
HIGH +1.8' +1.6' +1.7'. +1.5' ': +1.7i +1.5' +1.6'
TIME 0051*0724*1306*1933 0133*0811*1356*2021 0216*0857*1449*2110 0303*0943
LOW +0.2' +0.1' +0.2' +0.2' +0.2' +0.3' +0.2'

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Snorkling & more mini-camp, through July 1st,
Miami. Call 375-1492.
SGulfstream Sailing Club, Ocean Fleet Summer Free Summer Food Service Program for Regatta Time in Abac3
Round the Bouys Series Race #2, 11am, call children, through August 19, 14 Broward Race. Call 800-432-503
583-9505. County sites. Call 357-8118. Tuesday Boardsaillng, 5 pm-dusk, South Palm Beach County S
SIWFA Fishing Tournament, through June 29, Waterfront Property Owners Association, Beach, Ft. Laud. Call 473-0238. Beach. Call 626-8021
Palm beach. Call 844-0206. 7:30 p, Nathaniels New River Tavern, Ft. Steamship Historical Society. Call 533-5114 Parents Support G
S'Swimming Camp,. through July 2, Mission Bay Laud:Call 4624629 for time and place Abusing Children. 7:30
Aquatic Training Cen.Boca Ra. Call 488-2001. RegattaTime in Abaco: Marsh Harbour Cup Seaside Stretch 'n' Stroll, 8-10 am, Birch 1601 E. Las Olas 81vd4(
Aquatic Training Cen.BocaRaCall488-2001. N State Park, Ft. Laud. Call 761-5383. Sea Explorer Ship I
Rilm: Snails, 3 pm, Discovery Center, New Pompano Marine Advisory Board, 2 p.m., Regatta Time In Abaco: Crossings Beach -800 So. Fed. Hwy., t
River, Ft. Iud. gall 462-4115 1 nl NF 5_.Aie Call 786-41 n nr 785-1447 Awagde & Dinner. Call B00-432-5034. 942-8500.
HIGH +1.7' +1.9"' +1.8.' +2.1' +1.9' +2.2' +2.0'
TIME 0048*0618*1304*1914 0i39*0708*1350*2003 0227*0758*1441*2051 0316*0849*
.LOW +0,3' -0.3' +0.2' -0.4' +0.1' -0.5' 0.0'
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iendar & Tide Tables Waterfront News May 1988 15

day Thursday Friday Saturday
iarthliq suth qtEouator r ... .... -.,.---
iver lubmeeting, 7:30 Ir'ilu h4. 'ulhl -b Ue,,rel ,'eBhog, 3 .eas:de stretcn 'n' btrol,, ,-10 a.m., rc .USCG-Aux. Courtesy Boat Examinations,
SHoward Johnsons. Call 7:30 p.m., Sea Garden Resort, A1A, Pompano State Park, Ft. Lauderdale. Call 761-5383. nr SA eer. y Ba a ns
HPioneer Park, Deerfield Beach, Saturdays &
uBeach. D DanKa Jai Alai dive, 7:30 p.m., call So. Fla. Sunday through June 12th. Call 479-0946.
ars, through June 12th, Summer Dinner Key Boat Show, through June CUBA Divers Club at 748-5368. Gufstream Sailing Club Spring Sunfish Series
Ft. Lauderdale. Call 5th, Coconut Grove Exhibiation Center, Miami. Stranahan House Friday Social, 6-8:30 p.m., #4, 11:30 p.m., Independence Bay Lake, call
Call 785-8073. New River, Ft. Lauderdale. Call 524-4736. 583-9505
80 p.m., for location call Eastern Shores Yacht Clube meetlng,7:30 Exhibition: Audubon- the South Florida Prints GourmetCanein 8 a.m., Colohatchee Park
p.m., Winston Towers Marina, Miami Beach. Call through September 25th,Historical Museum of No. Fork Middle River, Wilton Manors. Call
Tournament, through 932-0720. Southern Florida, Miami. Call 375-1492. 761-5419.
mas. Call 776-6633. Exhibit: American Civil War, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Florida Special Olympics State Summer Games .Reef Adventures, 11:30 & 2:30 p.m.,Discovery
58,7:30 p.m., 800 So. (M-F), 100 So. New River Drive, Ft. through June 6th, Univ. off So Fla.,Tampa. Call Center, New River, Ft. Lauderdale. Call
ach. Call 942-8500. Lauderdale, through June 15th. 749-1614. 462-4115.
ollywood call 922-5043. Music: Daryl Dobson's Jimi Hendrix Tribute, Music: Ronnie Laws,8 & 11;30 p.m., Musicians Tarpon Tide Tournament, Boca Grande Pass.
I-0648, Boca Raton 8:30 p.m., Musicians Exchange, Riverwalk, Ft. Exchange. Riverwalk, Ft. Lauderdale, through Call 813-964-2232.
Lauderdale. June 4th.
+2.3' +2.0' +2.3' +2.0' +2.2' +2.0' HIGH
1634*2243 0509*1044*1522*2329 0559*1137*1812 0021*0652*1232*1911 TIME.
00.5' 0.0' -0.5' 0.0' -0.4' 0.0' -0.3' LOW

Moon on Equatr 0 Coconut Grove Sailing Club annual installation
Banquet, Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables. Call
m.,Galleria Room, Ft. 444-4571. Big Brothers & Sisters Fishing Tournament,
7 Ft. Lauderdale Boat Club, 8 p.m., 600 NE 21 Stranahan House Friday Social, 6-8:30 p.m., Call 467-8405.
lers, 7:30 p.m., VFW Ct., Wilton Manors. Call 431-7239. Riverwalk Ft. Laud. Call 524-4736. Boynton Beach Kiwanis Fishing Tournament,
_-1851. International Yachtsmen Assoc., 7:30 p.m., Broward County Archaeological Society, 8 through June 12. Call 763-3649 or 736-0568.
iezvous, through June Lauderdale Isles Yacht Club. Call 920-3555. -p.m., County Commission Meeting Room, 4th Gulfstream Sailing Club, Summer Novice Fun
ades, Government Cut Gourmet Canoeing, Nathaniels New River floor, Gov. Center, 100 So. Andrews Ave., Ft. Cruise Series, 5 p.m., call 523-1762 or
iL Call 887-5625. Tavern, 5:45 p.m., Ft. Laud. Call 761-5410 Laud. Call 525-8778. 467-3637.
7:30 p.m., Pompano Underseas Sports Dive Club, 7:30 p.m., Theatre: Bell, Book & Candle, 8 p.m., through North Florida Windsurfing Championship,
942-5985. Nathaniels New River Tavem Ft Laud. June 11, Plantation Classics Theater, 359 N through June 12, Ft. Walton Beach. Call
Boat Society, 8 p.m., US Olympic Canoe/Kayak trials, through June SR.7. 904-243-1962
ib. Call 581-8823. 12 Eagle Creek Reservoir, Indianapolis, Ind. Music: Roy Ayers &Lonnie Stan Smith, through Film: The Restless Tide, 3 p.m., through June
trials, through June Vietnam Veterans, 7 p,m., American Legion June 11; Musicians Exchange, Riverwalk, Ft. 12, Discovery Center, 231 SW 2nd Ave., Ft.
ti Ohio. Hall, Hallandale. Call 920-4523 Laud. Laud. Call 462-4115.
2.0' +1.9' +2.1' +2.0' +2.2' +2.0' +2.2'
554*2323 0509*1150*1756 0024*0604*1245*1855 0120*0658*1338*1948
+0.1' -0.3' +0.1' -0,4' +0.1' -0.5'
1 7 8
Bertram Fishing Rodeo, Miami Beach Marina.
Call 325-0470 x 41.
IlFishing Tournament, American Merchant Marine Veterans
ananchee Cove Yacht Association, 1 p.m., Marine Engineers Complex, 2
Call 904-731-0502 *XanaduAnnual lnvltional Billfish Tournament, W. Dixie Hwy., Dania. Call 925-5869.
258' 7:30 pm, 800 So. through June 19, Freeport, Grand Bahama Snapper Point canoe trip, Biscayne Bay, call
.ach. Call 942-8500. Island. Call 564-4355 Ladies Fish-off kick-off party, 6-9 pm, Sands 375-1492.
IG-O r. fortocation call U.S. Navy League,:7:3p.m;t Lighthouse Pt. Harboe Marina, Pompano Beach. Call 977-9061 ; Ladies Fish-off,- 8 am-4 pm, Sands Harbor
acht Club. Call 785-2216 Senior of Fame Pool, Ft. Laud. Call 462-6536. Marina, Pompano Beach. Call 977-9061.
s, for time and location Plantation Yacht Harbor Fishing Festival, Music: Joe Zawlnul, 8 p.m., through June 18, Palm Beach CountyBC Swimming Meet Mission
through June 18, Islamorada. Call 664-4503 Musicians Exchange, Riverwalk, Ft Laud. Bay, Boca Raton, call 488-2001. .
d of Virginia Wolf by Broward County Event Hotline: 765-4468 New Playwrites Competition, produced by Ann *Reef Adventures, 1:30 & 2:30 p.m., Discovery
July 10, Off Broadway Narcotics Anonymous, 11 a.m., 971 S. Dixie White Theater, 7:30 p.m., Main Library theatre, Center, New River, 231 SW 2nd Ave., Ft. Laud.
SHwy., Pompano Beach. Call 476-9297 Ft. Laud. Call 722-4371. Call 462-4115.
+2.1' +i.8' +2.0' +1.7' +1.9' +1.6'
01639*2249 0516*1047*17?4*2329 0558*1133*1805 0010*0642*1219*1849
-0.4' +0.1' -0i3' +0.1' -0.2' +0.2' 0.0'
Moon on Equator 3
First quarter Moon

SSo; Florida Fishing Classic, through June 26,
Lake Worth inlet to Miami's Government Cut Call
minpionship Regatta, Age Group Swimmigg Meet, through June 26, 942-3204<
lianapolis, Ind. Call Hall of fame Pool, Ft. Laud. Call 764-4822 West Lake canoe trip, Hollywood. Call
SBroward County Event-Hotline 765-4468. Stranahan House Friday Social. 6-8:30 pm, 375-1492
Meek, through June 26, Port Everglades Propellor Club, 6:30 pm. Call New River Ft.Laud. Call 524-4736. Gulfstream Sailing Club Summer Cruise,
03-749-9337 467-5055 for location. Starlight Musical, 8 pm, George English Park, through July 17th, to the Keys & Bahamas. Call
.m: Call 701-5419 for Fort Laud. Boat Club Social, 7 pm,call Middle River, Ft. Laud. Call 761-5813. 922-9989.
431-7239 for location. Music: Levon Helm, 8 pm, through June 25, Annual Cat-44 Points Regatta, through June
iplonship, through June *Regatta Time In Abaco, through July 4th, Musicians Exchange, Riverwalk, Ft Laud. 26, Pompano Beach. Call 755-3965
ORT. Berry Islands, Bahamas. Call 800-432-5034 .(Fla.) or Seaside Stretch 'n' Stroll.. 8-10 am, Birch Regatta Time in Abaco.Hope Town Trophy
800-327-0010 (elsewhere). State Park, Ft. Laud. Call 761-5383. Sailing Race. Call 1-800-432-5034
+1.5' +1.6' +1.6' +1.6' +1.7' +1.6' +1.8'
1543*2206 0349*1036*1640*2300 0440*1124*1733*2355 0527*1213*1826
+0.4' +0.1' +0.4' 0.0' +0.4' -0.1'
i The tide table datum is based on the New River
arthest south of Equator at the Andrews Avenue Bridge. Data can be
Adjusted for other locations by using the "Time
Adjustments to Tide Table" In the low right hand
corner of this calendar. Call 524-9450 for more
information
:Man-War Gold Cup TIME ADJUSTMENTS TO TIDE TABLE
Marine Council meeting, 7:30 am, 147 Miracle
Gim Meet, North Palm Mile, Coral Gables. Call 856-0206. High Low
*Eastern Shores Yacht Club, 7:30 pm, Winston Boca Inlet ....................... +08 Minutes............:............... +17
trup for Substance Towers Marina, Miami Beach, call 932-0720. Deerfield Beach .................. +12 .............. ... .............+11
h, Ft. Laud. Hospital, *Regatta Time in Abaco:Conch nn Fun Day.Call Hillsboro Inlet .................... -31 ....... ......................50
ree). Call 463-4321. 800-432-5034. Bahia Mar..................... -20 ....................... .-18
B Meeting, 7:30 pm, Boating.courses courses in: Hollywood call Port Everglades ..........-45 .............-62
ompano Beach. Call 961-4147, Ft Lauderdale 463-0034, Pompano Dania Cut Off .......+45 .....................+ 28
Beach 946-7594, Plantation 739-7666. Davie Bridge..................... +40 ...........................+40
+2.3 +2.1 +2.3' Haulover Inlet .....................+38 ....+39
1530*2140 040409416202226 Government Cut (Miami)..........-39...................-56



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6 Waterfront News June 1988


'88 Regatta Time in Abaco promises competition and fun


by Jim Kerr
This years Regatta Time in Abaco (RTIA) set for June
23 to July 4, will be a series of races and social events
geared for families as well as serious race competitors, ac-
cording to organizers.
"An extra effort is being made to accommodate all
classes of yachts this year, so bring the whole family," said
Bill Johnston, commodore of RTIA.
The 12-day event will be more compact, with fewer lay
days. The schedule is designed so that boaters will have
time to sail to Abaco after schools are out and still partici-
pate in five different races. Trophies will be awarded in all


classes for races in Hope Town, Marsh Harbour, Man-O-
War Cay, Treasure Cay and Green Turtle Cay.
Registration is June 23, but skippers who pre-register
before June 1 will receive ID badges entitling them to entry
at all social functions.
More than 100 boats have participated in the competi-
tion during the annual Regatta Time in Abaco, now in its
14th consecutive year. Others come to watch and join in the
social events which include picnics, cocktail parties, din-
ners, dances, luncheons and awards presentations.
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miles east of Fort Lauderdale, has a four-mile-wide sea
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"Experience has proven that Abaco is one of the world's
best cruising destinations," says Johnston; "Even if you
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For registration forms, write Heather Cartier, RTIA
Committee, P.O. Box 21604, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33335.
For more information on the regatta, accommodations, ma-
rinas and air transportation, call toll free 800-327-0010
nationwide, or toll free 800-432-5034 in Florida.

REGATTA TIME IN ABACO 1988 CLASSES / RULES
(NOTE: There is one overall objective of Regatta Time
in Abaco to have fun! This event is designed for everyone -
from serious racers with rated boats and experienced
crews to the pleasure cruiser and family boater. With this
in mind, RTIA has developed the following classes and
rules):
*PHRF (Performance Handicap Rating Formula) Class-
All skippers must send their boat's rating certificate into
the race committee with their entry forms.
*RTIA (Regatta Time in Abaco) Class The RTIA rat-
ing is a formula developed by RTIA officials after years of
trial and error which is designed to rate boats against each
other on the most equitable basis. To properly arrive at an
RTIA rating, the entrant must supply the race committee
with ALL numbers requested on the entry form. NO
BLANKS are permitted.
*MOTHER TUB CLASS This class is designed for
boats equipped for cruising that do not ordinarily race
competitively.
RULES All races will be sailed under the rules as de-
fined by the United States Yacht Racing Union. Instruc-
tions for racing will be provided in the skipper's kit at
skipper's meetings.
Skip Shaw, of Fort Lauderdale and former president
of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, is
the RTIA race committee chairman.


HEADACHES
The two main types of headaches are. the
mild recurring variety and the migraine. Each
year more than half a billion dollars are
spent on over-the-counter headache
remedies as one out of eight Americans
suffer from headaches, two thirds of these
are women. Medication may give temporary
relief of pain only to re-occur if the
S /7 underlying cause Is not removed.
Although both types can be brought on by
the stress of daily living, allergic reactions to
certain foods, and muscle spasm-the
underlying cause, Is usually nerve pressure
Dr. Jerry Johnson. B.S. D.C. In the neck.
This nerve pressure results from the loss of normal Joint motion of
one or more of the neck vertebrae. The neck was designed to allow
for the maximum freedom of movement and support of the head and
to provide a channel for the flow of nerve impulses from the brain,
the central computer.As the entire flow of nerve Impulses to run the
body's many organ systems and muscles must flow through the
neck, we find that Its optimal functioning Is most important.
There are seven bones or vertebrae in the neck with joints
between them to allow for the following movements: forward and
backward bending, right and left twisting, and right and. left
side-bending.
Among the causes of' loss of normal joint motion are auto
accidents, stomach'sleeping, incorrect pillow usage, sports Injuries,
and arthritis.
A specific motion analysis exam of the vertebral joints of the neck
will reveal which Joints are locked and must be un-locked by gentle
treatment to allow free movement, thereby removing the cause of
nerve pressure. When the neck functions freely as nature designed
It, there can be no build-up of nerve pressure that is felt as a
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Readers Fly new burgee

Boaters can now signal to other readers at sea that The burgee has been developed by the Florida Center
they have books aboard that they are willing to share, for the Book in cooperation with the Center for the Book in
trade and/or talk about. the Library of Congress to promote books and reading.
The new, pennant uses the national library logo of a Funds from the Ruffner Foundation to launch this project
reader and a book appliqued on green and white nylon. provide that proceeds be used to promote reading and
The Books Aboard Burgee is the idea of Carol Nemey- comIndividual b urgees are available from the Florida Center
er, former president of the American Library Association Individual burgees are available from the Florida Center
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and retired associate director of the Library of Congress. boats who fly the Books Aboard Burgee may provide infor-
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"Rainbow," the Nmeers have traded hundreds of books mation for a special register that will be maintained by the
"while at sea. Florida Center for the Book in the Broward County Li-
whiea sea. brary, Fort Lauderdale.
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van, president of BUC Books. your donation payable to Broward Public Library Founda- Stewart, the assistant librarian of Congress (2nd from
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18. Waterfront News June 1988


Fishing Classic set for June 25-26


by Patricia Carr
The South Florida Fishing (SFFC) will be held on Sat-
urday and Sunday, June 25 and 26,1988.
' The Fishing Classic has become the premier summer
tournament with 1069 anglers participating on 295 boats
in the 1987 tournament
The fourth annual Fishing Classic again will involve four
South Florida inlets: Government Cut in Miami; Port Ever-
glades in Fort Lauderdale; Hillsboro Inlet in Pompano
Beach and the Lake Worth Inlet in Palm Beach. Anglers may
choose the inlet that they wish to fish from.
A guaranteed top prize will be $10,000 each for the
heaviest dolphin and heaviest wahoo. Cash daily inlet prizes
and secondary prizes will also be awarded based on the
number of boats entered.
Last year, $76,000 was divided equally between angler
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the Classic to the Atlantic Gamefish Foundation. The Pom-
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of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric
Sciences for research on billfish larval. The Fort Lauder-
dale Semi-Annual Billfish Tournament chose to donate its
money to the International Commission on the Conservation
of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) for a billfish research pro-
gram. In Palm Beach, the committee is working toward
sinking an artificial reef for sportfishing in the name of the
Fishing Classic.
This unique saltwater tournament was founded on the
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Ladies Fish-Off
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The Third Annual Ladies Fish-Off has been scheduled
for June 18, 1988. The female-only saltwater sportfishing
tournament will be held for the benefit.of Kids In Distress,
a Broward County comprehensive treatment center for
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Tournament activities will be located at The Sands Har-
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*Toumament Saturday, June 18,1988
*Awards BBQ: Saturday, June 18, 1988
Lady anglers will compete for the title of Top Lady An-
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offish. Men may join the fun as crew members.
This unique tournament was founded in 1987 by a com-
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officials have announced that due to the growth and inter-
est in the Ladies Fish-Off, fishing will be out of the Hills-
boro and Port Everglades Inlets this year
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Tournament results
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High Point Angler:
Second High Point Angler:
Third High Point Angler:
High Point Lady Angler:
High Point Jr. Angler:
High Point Boat:
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Florida students 6-21 years of age were recently
judged on their self-made fishing gear entries in the Dade
County Youth Fair, and were awarded cash and/or plaques
and ribbons for entries in the following classes: Rods,
Taxidermy, Accessories, Jigs, Flies, Other Artificial
Baits, Fishing Vests and-Hats, Fishing Stories, Fishing
Photography, Drawings and Illustrations.
This year 88 youths entered 164 exhibits that were
primarily constructed in supervised classes at the fair
grounds.
Sixteen-year-old David Hurst from Homestead a tenth
grade student at South Dade High School was high point
winner, followed closely in 2nd place by ten-year-old Jamie
Hupp of Cutler Ridge. Jamie is a 5th grader at Cutler
Ridge Elementary School.
David and Jamie were judged on their superior entries
in at least 4 of the 10 eligible classes, and both won one
day fishing trips for their efforts.
The Fishing Gear Department is a group of Youth Fair
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learning how fishing equipment is made and used, and in
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habits.
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commitment toward helping and educating youth through
the medium of fishing and fishing related activities.
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Sunday afternoon May 15th, at 1:00 p.m., in front of
approximately 30,000 spectators and hundreds of boats,
Broward County's newest artificial reef was created.
With a spectacular blast, a 230' freighter was sent be-
neath the blue Gulfstream waters offshore of Pompano
Beach. The massive, grey, rusting ship was in Port Ever-
glades the previous month being readied for this event.
The vessel was sunk in conjunction with the Pompano Beach
Seafood Festival which took place at the beach that same
weekend.
Funded by the Pompano Beach Fishing Rodeo and the
Broward County Environment Quality Control Board, the
project should provide environmental and economic benefits
for many decades. Environmentally, the new reef, to be lo-,
cated in 200 feet of water, will provide a surface for co-
rals, sponges, and invertebrates to attach and grow. It
will also provide nooks and crannies for smallish, lobster,
and corals to find protection. Because of its huge size and
profile (reaching 70 feet off the ocean floor) the ship has
created an area for large gamefish to escape the strong
currents of the Gulf Stream. Economic benefits will be
provided by creating an underwater park where residents
and tourists anglers will have an excellent chance of catch-
ing a prize fish. This, in turn, will benefit the marine indus-
try and the tourist industry of South Florida. Steve So-
merville, coordinator of Broward County's artificial reef
program, urges fishermen to conserve the resources pro-
vided by the artificial reef tagging and releasing fish so
that future fishermen will be able to enjoy the reef.
The Broward Sheriff's Office Bomb & Arson Unit sent
the vessel to the ocean floor by placing 100 pounds of dy-
namite in the bottom of the ship. Also, confiscated ether
and acetone (from illegal drug labs) were placed on board
to add to the fiery display.
Although the name of the ship is Otto, the name of the
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sinking by a lucky angler, Karen Doyle of Fort Lauderdale
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$11,000
2nd Place- 169 1/2 Ib. Louis Crouse, Pompano Beach
$4,000
3rd Place- 158 lb. Larry Guerra, No. Miami Beach
$4,000
Top Female Angler 122 1/2 Ib., Linda Hopkinson Ft.
Lauderdale $1000
2nd Female Angler 118 1/2 Ib., Pam Grosser Wilton
Manors
3rd Female Angler- 111 1/2 Ib., Barbara Ferguson Ft
Lauderdale
Top Junior Angler- 169 1/2 Ib,m Louis Crouse
2nd Junior Angler- 103 1/2 Ib., Freddy David, Holly-
wood
3rd Junior Angler- 75 1/2 lb., Jack Korthals, Coral
Springs

Top Kayak Catch- 45 lb., William "Kayak Willie" Titler
Pompano Beach
Top King Mackeral- 45 lb., Alan Summers
Tuna- 50 1/2 Ib., Robert Case
Dolphin- 42 1/2 lb., Rich Shadoin, Pompano Beach Wa-
hoo- 60 lb., Bob Longtemp
Sailfish- 74, Larry Guerra
Blue Marlin- 91 lb., Peter Hines
White Marlin- 751/2 Ib., Jack Korthals
S*Unofficial "Triple Crown" winner as the high-point an-
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20 Wterfront News June 1988 Power Boats



Offshore racer hopes to break Miami speed records


by John Grouse

MIAMI, FL. (May 1/88)- At 110', Honolulu land develop-
br Tom Gentry's ocean racer Gentry Eagle-the largest off-
shore racing boat in the world-boggies the imagination.
So does its 57-year-old driver-owner's imagination.
On or about the first of June, 1988, Gentry and his
three-engined English designed and built aluminum Thorny-
croft monohull, its gigantic belly a fraction full of diesel
fuel, will leave Miami, Florida's shoreline on the first leg of
the most ambitious one-month undertaking in offshore pow-
erboating history.[See "Crossing the Atlantaic". page 20,
April 1988, Waterfront News.]
In the period from June 1st to mid-June, Gentry will ai-
tempt to break the six existing Miami-Nassau-Miami
records...fiv6 of which were set in last year's. Miami-
Nassau-Miami Searace by winner Ted Theodoli... the three-
year-old Miami-New York mark set in 1985 by Columbian
George Morales,-and finally the New York to England
transatlantic standard established in 1986 by British air-
line and record company tycoon Richard Branson.
The Miami-Nassau course will be a nostalgic one for the
faf~cd ocean racer. Seventeen years ago, on October 15,
1971 to be exact, a 40 -year-old Gentry won the legended
Miami-Nassau race.in his maiden offshore race, diving his
36' Cigarette Innerspace with twin 500 hp MerCruiser
gasoline engines.
His latest Gentry Eagle which is almost three times the
size of the'71 Nassau winner, will have.three mammoth en-
gine-two handmade 3480 hp German MTU turbogharged
engines built at a cost of $880,000 each, and center
mounted 4500 hp Lyconing aircraft turbine, totalling
11,460 hp-1.1.5 times more than his original Cigareete hull!
The MTU's will be connected to Swedish Ka-Me-Wa wa-
ter jet drives and the Lycoming turbine to a fixed Arneson
surface drive.
Although he plans to keep the turbine burning fulltime,
Gentry will be hard pressed to break the overall Miami-
Nassau standard of 76.7 mph set in the final Miami-Nassau
race on october 11, 1975 by Japanese restaurateur Rocky
Aoki's 35' Cigarette Benihana since Gentry Eagle's top end
barely approaches that figure!
Original game plans for the big turbine call for it to be


running full time for both the Miami to Nassau and New
York runs but only activated for start and finish sprints in
the trans-Atlantic attempt.
The other five Miami-Nassau-Miami marks..all set by
Theodoli in the 362.3-mile Searace last year.. the two-time
world champion will be shooting for are Miami-Nassau diesel
power diesel power (59-7 mph), Miami-Nassau-Miami any
power (58.7 mph). Miami-Nassau-Miami diesel power
(58.7 mph), Nassau-Miami any power (57.7 mph) and Nas-
sau-Miami diesel power (57.7 mph).
Crew for the initial run will be Gentry, his son Norman,
who will navigate, project director and co-driver John Con-
nor, a mechanic and John Crouse, journalist and founder-
director of the Miami-Nassau-Miami Searace.
Gentry who won the 1976 world drivers' championship,
is on an offshore roll, having enjoyed his best year in the
sport in 1987 when he won three races, increasing his ca-
reer total to 18 victories..ranking him an all time sixth in
the sport..set a new kilo speed standard of an incredible
148.2 mph and captured the world Superboat title!
If all goes well inthe Nassau run, sometime between


by Bill Husted
POMPANO BEACH -- George J.'Bolint, of Lighthouse
Point, has been elected as the 29th commander of Pompa-
no Beach Power Squadron in recent change of watch cere-
monies conducted by District Commander Edwin W. Ryd-
er, of Marathon.
Also sworn in were the following bridge officers: Wil-
liam Thomas, Sr., of Lighthouse Point, executive officer;
Dolfino "Duffy" D'Amrosio, Lighthouse Point, educational
officer; and George Schoenbacker, Pompano Beach, ad-
ministrative officer.
Completing the slate with one-year terms of office
were Lee Pierson, of Lighthouse Point, secretary; and
Jane P. Sands, Pompano Beach, treasurer.
With more than 250 members, Pompano Beach Power


June 5-8 Gentry et al will point Gentry Eagle's metal beak
northwards for what may well be its toughest task..to
break the 19:31.20 time set by Columbian Morales in the
1257-mile '85 Miami-New York race in his 46' Cougar cat
Maggie's MerCruiser Special with four 600 hp Mercruiser
gas engines.
Morales' 64 mph pace is very close to Gentry Eagle s
top speed when fueled for such a long distance haul. Should
he fail at the mark but simply make it to New York, Gentry
can claim the diesel record for the distance, since none now
exists.
Once in New York, the team will go over the big boat to
fix whatever needs fixing, fine tune that which doesn't, and
sometime in mid-June, depending on the weather window,
leave New York Harbor's Ambrose light vessel and aim for
the Bishop Rock lighthouse off England's Scilly Isles for a
crack at the big one..Branson's '86 trans-Atlantic record
of 3 days, 8 hours and 40 minutes (42 mph).
Branson's 72' Brooke Marine aluminum monohull Virgin
-Atlantic Challenger II was powered by two smaller 2000 hp
turbocharged MTU diesels


Squadron is one of 17 squadrons in District 8 from Vero
Beach to Key West. The local squadron is one of 450 squa-
drons nationwide which comprise United States Powers
Squadrons (USPS), the country's largest private boating
organization.
The Pompano squadron is one of only three in the Dis-
trict to operate from its own headquarters building. The
public is invited to visit the completely renovated facility
with its just completed kitchen at 3701 N.E. 18th Terrace,
located a block north of Sample Road and a block west of
Federal Highway.
Dedicated to safe boating through education, Pompano
Beach Power Squadron offers spring and fall safe boating
courses to the public. Schedule information for the next
class may be obtained by calling the squadron headquar-
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could spend seven hours in Freeport and still be home in
time for supper, and all this for $118!! This would be a
great improvement over cruise ships that cost more, only
minutes. Out of the portlights we could see large power
and-sail yachts pitching and yawing in the small-craft-
warning seas. The poles that support the upper deck were
very convenient for maintaining one's balance
After about thirty minutes the newness had worn off,
and everyone settled down to get some rest. We passed
the. cruise ships and many freighters as though they were
sitting still. At about two-and a half hours, many people
were up and about, having gotten their sea-legs.
We entered the harbour 2 hours and 45 minutes after
embarking, slowed slightly by the heavy seas. The very
helpful crew even apologized for the uncooperative seas!
As we debarked,I marveled at the neatness and cleanliness
of the boat and its heads.
This trip provides you with more than enough time in
Freeport to wear yourself out before time to leave. It
turned out that we didn't need dramamine for the return
trip. Seas were three to four feet and the catamaran
smoothed them out like butter. As we pulled out of the har-
bor the boat felt like a taxiing jet.
I was settling down for a restful ride home on the Bul-
let-train of the seas when Captain Oeyerhavn invited me up
to visit the pilothouse. It reminded me more of the cockpit
or a jet liner than the pilot house of a ship. The pilot, co-
pilot and navigator sat side-by-side in captain's chairs, be-
hind a huge array of instrumentation. The digital autopilot
was set on 246 degrees, the engines at 1850 rpm and the
speed at 31 knots.We felt as if we were barely on a plane.
the swells were small-craft-warning variety, but the pilot-
house was the worse seat in the ship, sitting higher than
any tuna tower you ever saw, it accentuated the rocking of
the boat. I was grateful to be taking the trip on the calm
steady main deck. But visibility was superb up there, as
the crew has an eagle-eye's view of the sea, which makes me
feel a whole lot better about getting in this thing's way in
my sailboat.
The express is planning on instituting a Bimini run
starting in May. With one-and-a-half hours travel time each
way, that should be a hot seller. I'll certainly give it a try!
The cruise home was quick and comfortable despite
smallcraft warnings. From the time I spotted the string of
lights that is the Gold Coast skyline until-we entered Port
Everglades cut, was only 12 minutes. That should give you a
good idea just how quick this boat is. We docked at 8:45
and cleared customs by 8:55. That's express service!!
Cleanliness, courtesy, quickness, and convenience are
the watchwords of this operation. They sell seven hours in
Freeport and home again with plenty of time for sleep when
you get home. That's just what you get. With the bullet-
train of the sea, no longer is a one-day vacation in Freeport
a dream. It's a pleasant reality. And for scuba divers that
means no 24-hour wait before returning home as you would
have to do if flying. Flying at 4feet of altitude never gives
the bends!
give you two hours in Freeport, and get back around mid-
night, therefore, actually using up two days, including re-
cuperation time.
When Spring Break rolled around, I surprised my wife,
Ivy, with a ride on the bullet train of the sea. The weekend
crew at the reservations desk accidentally quoted me an
expired discount rate, but the people on the boat gracious-
ly honored it when I called in my reservation the next day.
The desk also advised reserving a seat at least a day ahead
of time, but my trip was on a weekday and there were plen-
ty of available seats, so reserve ahead if you can, but don't
rule out a spur of the moment trip. Grab your driver's li-
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Express" parking lot at Port Everglades by 7:30 am and


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As I moved toward The Bahamian Princess, built by
Fiellstrand in Norway, I noted the inflatable boat strapped
to the transom and fourteen 25-man liferafts and one 6-
man liferaft strapped on deck. That is adequate for a full
boat load.
Senior Captain Martin Oeyerhavn was courteous and pa-
tiently answered all my questions as we boarded The Ba-
hamian Princess. She rocks gently in the 2-foot chop at
dockside, indicating a very light displacement. The exhaust
pipes look large enough to crawl into. "2000 hp 16 cylinder
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measures 130 feet, and with twin aluminum hulls, catama-
ran-style, boasts an effective waterline length of over two
hundred feet. Top speed is almost 35 knots! Twice the
speed of a cruise ship translated into even less than half
the travel time of a cruise ship when you take into consider-
ation that she docks herself with the agility of a whaler and
unloads as quickly and as easily as a bus.
I was further informed that these catamarans are re-
placing hydrofoils and monohulls all over the word for inter-
island and commuter runs. The lightweight aluminum boats
use only six hundred gallons of fuel round-trip, draw less
water, and are less vulnerable to submerged objects.
Before leading us to the Princess, we were told of sea
conditions of five to eight feet and advised to take a dram-
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22 Waterfont News June 1988


The Everglades


by Martha E. Munzer
The Everglades, vast water prairies of tall
green sawgrass, interspersed with primeval
jungles of semi-tropical flora and fauna, once
covered a large portion of southern Florida. There
is nothing like this region anywhere else on our
continent, if not in the world.
However, since the early 1900's the very
existence of this matchless part of the natural
world has been threatened by the ever increasing
encroachment of enterprising, land hungry
humans. At first they came by the tens, but
eventually by the hundreds of thousands to the
endlessly drained swampland, ignorant or
unmindful of the ecological damage they were
doing, not only to the Everglades, but to the very
source of their future a life-giving supply of
water.
Just forty years ago, two important events
stemmed at least temporarily the tide of
destruction of this priceless, but extremely
fragile environment. 1947 marked the designation
of a fragmented portion as Everglades National
Park. The same year saw the publication of a
seminal book "The Everglades: River of Grass,"
written by an informed and indignant woman,
Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Having picked her
cause, she is still crusading at 96, still, in her own
words, "yelling and screaming". Her message is
clear and terse: "Save the Everglades."
A,"river of grass" describes the region most
vividly. The vast swampland originally stretched
a hundred miles from Lake Okeechobee clear
down to the shallow waters of Florida Bay at the
southern tip of the peninsula. The lake, in turn, is
fed from the North by waters of the Kissimmee
lake system in the central part of Florida. These
waters, overflowing into the Everglades,
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an almost imperceptible incline to the sea.
The annual rainfall is normally some 60 inches.
However, for the survival of this remarkable
habitat, the steady flow of water from the water-
courses to the north, is absolutely necessary.
This, alas, is no longer happening.
The supporter of the teaming life of the
Everglades is the muck, the rich black stuff made
by untold ages of plant and animal decay. When
daring white explorers and hopeful pioneering
settlers arrived in Southern Florida at the turn of
the century, they soon realized that if only the
swampland could be drained the muck would
make excellent farmland.
Intensive "reclamation" work was begun
during the administration (1905-1909) of
Napoleon Bonaparte Broward. At that time the
state and federal governments began
constructing hundreds of miles of canals and
ditches leading out of Lake Okeechobee to the
Atlantic Ocean as well as to the Gulf of Mexico.
Acre after acre of the Everglades and contiguous
lands were drained.
As agriculture (dairy products, citrus fruits,
cane sugar, winter vegetables, flowering plants,
turf for lawns and golf links) grew and flourished,
the farmers kept pushing farther and farther to
the south. During all this time, villages, towns and
cities sprang up in ever increasing number.
Connecting roads and highways soon became
inadequate and had to chew up more and more
land. Then there were and still are, thethousands
of new residents who keep pouring into the
Sunshine State and who must be provided with
additional homes and shopping centers as well as
educational, cultural, religious and municipal
facilities. Florida has already lost more than half
of its wetlands since the mid-nineteenth century.
Its population is now over eleven million. Three
hundred thousand new residents arrive each
year. If this trend continues, the population will
have doubled by the year 2030. What of the water
storing wetlands then?
Meanwhile, the free-flowing ecological system
of the Everglades has already been irreversibly
changed by the ditches and canals, the levees and
dikes. Salt water intrusion from the sea has
become of growing and severe concern.
What people have been slow to realize is that in
actuality, the original swampland was not
wasteland, but rather served as a giant sponge,
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At the fountainhead of this crucially needed
resource is Kissimmee to the North. It seems that
under Federal law, certain streams are
committing a capital crime. They have sharp
bends, flow through flat farmlands, and
sometimes overflow their banks. Therefore such
water courses may be marked for gutterization -
the engineer's death sentence for living stream.
This is what happened to the Kissimmee River. It
has been straightened and channelled until it
resembles an oversized drainage ditch all in the
name of flood control. Efforts are finally under
way at least on a demonstration basis, to put the
river back where it was to let it meander once
more.
And now yet another serious threat to the
ecosystem of the Everglades: Lake Okeechcrbee is
in imminent danger of eutrophication. In August,
1986, the lake wa's struck by a massive algal
bloom. Phosphorous has been identified as the
chief culprit; nitrogen a second. These
substances and others lethal to a water source
are being washed into the lake from surrounding
farms as well as from towns and cities. When
massive populations of such algae develop, they
shade out rooted plants, kill game fish and turn
the lake into a bowl of blue-green slime.
This gloomy picture could be brightened if
enough of us became informed became
ecologically literate and then started using
political clout to assure appropriate action on
local, state and federal levels. A number of
organizations are busily undertaking just such a
task.
There are at the moment some encouraging
signs in the wind. Increasing ecological
awareness, a fuller understanding of the
cumulative damage of draining and filling the
wetlands has recently resulted in the State's
purchase of small remnants of such areas, thus
gaining their protection from the developer's
bulldozer. Furthermore a federal law is now in the
works for the purchase of 136,000 acres of
privately owed Everglades swampland. This
acreage is to be added to the Big Cypress National
Preserve, thus bringing under federal control an
essential element in replenishing South Florida's
water supply.
Aldous Huxley, famed British author says this:
"Everthing that gets done within a society is
done by individuals."
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problem, but is also protecting a unique portion of
our natural heritage, to be shared by people from
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Habitat Woterfront News June 1988 23


by Amy Phillips
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida will show-
case approximately 100 prints from John James Audubon's
The Birds of America, June 3 September 25, 1988. The
museum owns an entire set of 435 plates, and it is the only
complete set in the state of Florida..Rotating prints from
-the set remain on exhibition in the Museum throughout the
year the only permanent display in the Southeast.
The Birds of America portrays 1,065 birds in de-
tailed, life size renditions. Thirty-five plates depict birds
painted by Audubon in Florida as a result of his Florida
travels. Some images also provide invaluable.information
about historic landscapes and provide historians with accu-
rate depictions of specific locations. Created between
1826 and 1838, the images are copperplate engravings,-
printed on hand made drawing paper. Each plate was hand-
colored with watercolors under Audubon's supervision. The
folios were issued in sets of five prints, each plate measur-
ing approximately 29 1/2 by 39 1/2 inches. The size of the
paper, known as double elephant, allowed event the largest
of birds to be rendered in life size: Approximately 200
sets were completed, though fewer than 150 complete
sets exist today. The Historical Museum's set was acquired
through a generous donation by Mitchell Wolfson, Jr.
John James Audubon was an artist, a naturalist and a
recorder of the beauty of a still-pristine continent. The
idea Audubon had was to "....offer to my country a beauti-
ful monument of the varied splendor of American nature
and my devotion to American ornithology." He spent seven-
teen years travelling throughout America, recording both
the rich and varied bird life of the young republic and his
impressions of the country which were published in his five-
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"I'm bored with this life, some days I hate it--the
storms, the heat, the lack of space--but your father loves
it, he's never been happier. So what am I to do?" The older
woman spoke in a low intense voice to the younger woman as
they sat under the chickee at the marina bar. In front of
them were two pina coladas. The older woman sipped her
drink and sighed heavily. "Lately, the worst part is the
weather reports."
"You mentioned that in your letter," the younger woman
said.
"Well, it hasn't changed. If anything, it's gotten worse
because we're into winter now, and the northers come more
frequently. But it goes on all year long. Your father gets
up in the morning, never mind what time it is, and on goes
the marine weather station and it stays on until late at
night. It's like an addiction. Most nights he gets up once or
twice to hear if the forecast has changed, or if there's a
small craft, warning, or a front has developed over the
state of Texas."
'You should ask Dad to keep the volume down."
"I have and he does, but it makes no difference what the
volume is when you live on a 32-foot boat; you hear every-
thing. Besides, your father has grown a little deaf lately,
and low for him isn't low for me anymore. And even if I do
manage to ignore it and more or less keep on sleeping, he
comes in and wakes me up to tell me about the latest wind
shift and ask whether I think we should put out another line
to the dock." She lifted her glass. "I have never been so
continuously tired in my life."
"Dad has always been cautious," said the younger wom-
an. 'That's one of the reasons I'm not more worried than I
am already about my two daring, glamorous parents sailing
around in their little boat. Even though they are over six-
ty." She said it to placate her mother, whose voice had be-


come strident. The truth was, their cruising worried her.
sick, and she privately welcomed her mother's disenchant-
ment. If she was unhappy, her father would givejt up and
move back on shore, no matter what he wanted for himself.
Her mother had only to say the word. But it would have to
be her mother who told him. The daughter knew that noth-
ing she herself said to either of her perversely independent
parents about the way they lived would make the slightest
impression.
The older woman had finished her drink and was talking
again. The words rushed out as if she had kept them
bottled up for months. "Being careful is all very well when
we're underway, but look at us now! For two months we've
been tied up at a marina in a canal with half a mile man-
groves between us and the ocean. The wind can be blowing
40 knots out there, and all we ever feel here is a gentle
breeze. The tide rises a foot, no more. We're in the best
hurricane hole in the Florida Keys, so who the hell cares
when the next front is coming through! I'm sick of fronts.
And barometric pressure and troughs and highsand lows,
and where the western edge of the Gulf Stream is to-
day.I'm almost looking forward to sailing to Bermuda next
month."
Although she was impressed with her mother's technical
vocabulary, the daughter wished she wouldn't talk so loud;
people were looking their way. The older woman signaled
the bartender for two more coladas.
When he had filled their order, the bartender said,
"Where's the Captain this afternoon, Mrs. Mitchell?"
"He's down in the boat, listening to the weather re-
port." Her voice was gritty.- "It changes at 4:30."
The bartender nodded his head in approval. "Always
prepared, that's your husband."
"Yes, the sunset will not take us by surprise this even-
ing."
"Here comes Dad now," the daughter said hurriedly.


Audubon came to Florida in 1831 and 1832. He spent
some time in.St. Augustine, where he added seventeen
birds to his growing portfolio. During his exploration of
Southern Florida Audubon discovered at least five new
species and was able to record birds that existed no where
else in the country. From his visits to he Dry Tortugas,
Cape Sable, Sandy Key and Indian Key, Audubon left Flori-
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"I'm going to tell him I've had it with boating," her moth-
er muttered. "I swear it."
A handsome gray-bearded man wearing a yachting cap
and navy linen jacket strode eagerly toward them. "We're
in for a spot of trouble tonight," he called out happily.
"Spring tides and the moon at perigee with the wind veer-
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He called for a drink, waved to his friends, and kissed
the top of his wife's head; she had averted her face.
The daughter saw her mother's thunderous expression
and braced herself for the coming storm that, she prayed
would bring her parents back to their life on shore. But as
she watched, her mother's face changed. The scowl line be-
tween the eyes smoothed away, the nostrils no longer
flared, the grin set of the jaw relaxed.For a moment the
face was calm, neutral. Her mother seemed to be consult-
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She's not going to say anything! the daughter thought
angrily but without surprise. It's always like this, she al-
ways gives in and fakes it.
As she watched, her mother, with the self-discipline of
long habit, re-arranged her features one by one: lifting her
eyebrows, widening her eyes, stretching her lips in a warm
smile. When she was ready, she turned away from her
daughter, leaned toward her husband, and said with admi-
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Service. Repairs. J&J Marina. 4550
Ravenswood Rd. Ft.Ldl. Call 981-2001
SANDPIPER RESORT 91 Isle of Venice-
dockage to 50'. Liveaboards welcome.
Water/elec,pool,BBQ,laundry,cable.
Call 527-0026.


524 HENDRICKS ISLE- prestige dockage
Legally able to accommodate large
boats to 65' with live-aboards. Deep
water, beam to 18', parking, 220 &
phone .hookup. Fantastic view & breeze
No fixed Bridges. Net price depending
on length. Available July 1st.
Private home 463-0716
SUPER LOCATION- liveaboard, pool,
Jacuzzi, cable, laundry. Off Las
Olas, 208 Hendricks Isle. 463-7067.
ISLE OF VENICE- sail only. 9' deep.
Up to 53', pool, shower, phone, BBQ
laundry, security. Adults/no pets.
10% off for no auto. Call 467-3512.
435 HENDRICKS Isle deep water live-
aboard to 40' secure elec/water/tv
phone/laundry/shower $250up 463-5172
OFF RIVERLAND ROAD- deepwater, on
point, Water & elec. Call 791-8858.
ONE BRIDGE TO OCEAN- up to 36'.
$250/mo + electric. Call 525-6150.
DOCK SPACE- on beautiful wide canal
in Lighthouse Pt. Up to 60' deepwtr
water/elec.481-5942 or 781-4808 eve
PRIVATE DOCK SPACE FOR RENT- 40'
deepwater hurricane hole. No live-
aboards. Elec/water. Call 583-8358.
DOCKAGE FOR 45' BOAT- complete with
2bed 2bath condo convenient 15th St
location for sale. Other rental
dockage available. Call 462-6032,
463-4321 or 564-8446 (leave message)
FT LDL OFF NEW RIVER- no fxd bridge,
fenced, night light, very secure,
water & power. Call 463-2796.
DOCK SPACE AVAILABLE- 120' dock.
Water/Elec. Professional care/Mntnc
services & licensed captain on site,
close to major yard. Private, secure
no-wake canal off New River. Low
rates/discounts. No Ivbds. 584-6907
DOCK FOR RENT- near Pier 66 RioVista
Elec/Wtr No Fxd bridges 51' Draft.
Call 728-8860.
LAS OLAS. South side. To 45'. Elec.
Water, washing available. No Live-a
board. $150. Call 761-1601.
UNIQUE opp. dock for rent. Room w/
bath, sep. entr. also available.
Take one or package. 792-1340.
DOCK SPACE w/DEEP WATER- east of
1-95 New River No Lvbd 8' 463-9637.
PRIVATE BOAT DOCK pool live-on
Call 791-4043


421 HENDRICKS ISLE- livaboard for
two up to 36'. Deep water, wide slip
parking. Elec/water/phone hookup,
shower. No fixed bridges. Net $250.
Available July 1st.
Private home 463-0716


FORT LAUDERDALE SAILBOAT up to 28'
reasonable. No fxd bridges 463-2796
DOCKAGE: up to 60' (5'8" draft)
water/elec. No live-aboard
Tel. 587-0707
POWER BOATS WELCOME- full amenities
two car parking $375/mo. Hendricks
Isle east side. 525-3005 or 473-0769
RIVERLAND OFF NEW RIVER. Night light
locked fence. Good security. This is
a lovely spot. No Live-aboards.
Call 587-8451.
HENDRICKS ISLE Villas & Yacht Club.
Livaboard*Shower*Laundry*Cable*BBQ*
Phone*PATIO DECK. From $300/month.
Call 462-0041.
37 HENDRICKS ISLE- live-aboard, deep
water, from $275/mo. Incl: utilities
shower, laundry. Call 728-9874.
DEEP WATER NEW DOCK- 35' Orange Isle
off New River $100/mo. 201-290-0400


FOR SALE: Plot on Dania Cut-off Canal
133',waterfront, 216' back. Water &
elec. Opposite Playboy & Derector-
Gunnell marinas. Half block from
Tugboat Annies. Viewable @ 361 NE 3
Terr., Dania. For info call 524-9464
FOR SALE- 2bed 2bath condo. Conven-
ient 15th St location complete with
dockage for 45' boat. Call 462-6032
(leave message).
SW FT LAUD/RIVERSIDE PK.Immac,large
2/2,fam rm,garage,pool,deep water
dock for small craft.No fxd bridges.
Many,many extras.High assum.,mortg.
Must sell.Only $125K.Call
Olga Cauvin 561-8211.Eves 523-7172.
'WATERFRONT HOME- St. Petersburg.
4-Bedroom 2-Bathroom family home on
deep water canal. Adjoins Maximo
Marina. 10 minutes by boat to Gulf.
Available now. $157,50.0. Call owner
at 1-813-864-3150.

ROBERT P. GARGANO _
& ASSOCIATES. REALTORS ^^ r
(305) 462-5770



LAS OLAS ISLES-DEEPWATER -No
Fixed Bridges-3 bdrm, 2 bath home
$325,000.
NEW RIVER DEEPWATER.- 3+
bdrm, 4-1/2 bath estate home on 1.
acre $650,000.
SWATERFFN gIiL LG LOT 120'
on South Fl llJr $80,000.-
CITRUS ISLES DEEPWATER -
Duplex-Just Listed $194,900.
LAUDERDALE ISLES 3 bdrm, 2
bath Deepwater home $129,500.*
CITRUS ISLES--Just Listed 2 bdrm
Deepwater home 75' waterfront
$144,900.
MAYA MARCA CONDO Spacious 2
bedroom, 2 bath located in prestigious
Harbor Beach with beautiful 6th floor
ocean and Intracoastal view]-! Largest
corner apartment in unique building
with only 6 units per floor. JUST
LISTED -$149,900.
RESORT HOTEL CONDO 2 bdrm,
2 bath furnished right on the Ocean -
generates income $155,000.
RIVER REACH CONDOS-SALES &
ANNUAL RENTALS! Live on an Island
near downtown Fort. Lauderdale on
the New River! 24 hr. security, golf,
tennis, saunas, 3 pools and
unrestricted Ocean Access dockage
(owners only-as available.
1 and 2 bdrms available from
$69,000 to $112,500.
River Reach rentals also available.
MANY OTHER WATERFRONT LISTINGS AVAILABLE
"NEW WATERFRONT LISTINGS NEEDED"
iHeaw OwiaidBuywsl
ROBERT P. GARGANO
& ASSOCIATES, REALTORS
1700 E. Las0Olas Suite 204 Ft. Laud., FL
(305) 462-5770
Living and Working on the New River


Call the WA j tIt-KONT NEWS to
place a Classified Ad. 524-9464


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SAILORMAN- World's largest and most
unique, new & used marine emporium.
Send for catalog. 350 East State Rd.
84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Call:305-522-6716 FL 1-800-331-5359
Beautiful NEW SPA- earthtone color
complete w/turbo jets $800 421-6920
LARGE DC REFRIGERATOR unit to
convert your ice box into a refrig-
erator. $150. Call 583-8358.
YAMAHA 180 SCOOTER- electric start,
rust-proof construction, legal high-
way speeds, rides two. Perfect land
dinghy! $500. Call 583-8358.
DAVITS- hvy duty elec 524-3030 eves
FLOATING HOME- 35'x14';1BR loft,
sun-deck, a/c, custom design. Good
office or live-aboard. Needs work-
carpentry, finishing inside. Marina
Bay area dock. Best offer/trade.
Call 587-4653.
MAGNAVOX SAT NAV- nearly new, just
overhauled $950 George 525-1842.
DODGER & BIMINI:blue excel. cond.
fits 44' Gulfstar. $100each 5247721
USED SCUBA GEAR all kinds 941-7633.
Exercise BIKE $40. Call 524-9464
Select WHITE APPALACHIAN OAK. Clear
.fir. All sizes available. 764-0586



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8' AVON REDCREST brand-new $800 firm
Call 728-9478
SEA EAGLE 11' dinghy with 4hp Merc'
& many extras. $800. Call Kevin at
971-6102 days, 785-0849 .ees till 10


PERKINS 4-108. Complete, rebuilt
head, inj. system. $600. ph 467-3348
Detroit Diesels pair rebuilt(225)
Mercruisers Cummins. Call Sunpower
Diesel 522-4775 (Jay).


Geneator


New Westerbeke generators boat show,
prices! -PM Diesel.Engine Co 764-6800
-QNAN PARTS- new & second heads, cams,
blocks, manifolds, cranks, stators &
rotors. We.have it! Don Hillman, Inc.
2501. State Road 84. Call 581-2376..
Onan Westerbeke, Kohler, Northern
Lights new & used 4 to 45 KW Sunpower
Diesel 522-4775 (Jay)


NEW BOAT BUYERS
Before buying that new
boat -call me- I WILL
SAVE you MONEY 462-7833

17' SHAMROCK 1985- 140hp freshwater-
cooled engine, dual batteries, Bim-
ini top. Rod holders,compass,trim-
tabs. Incl: trailer. Bottom never
painted,like new,very clean,only
190 hrs. Located Ft. Laud. $10,500
obo. Call 763-7343
FIBERGLASS TUGBOAT 21' rigged for
i/ob Volvo.No engine or outdrive
$1400. Call 963-7342.




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46' CREEKMORE diesel.Offers 524-9464
I INTEREST- 41' KETCH long-distance
live-aboard cruiser. Call for inven-
tory.Has everything.Bristol 527-1458
H27SAILBOAT KIT.Hull. LWL27,drawings.
O.A.L. 33' mast/rigging,turnbuckles,
4'draft.Rudder:, tiller, deck&hardware
Icyl Volvo(diesel) Elayne. 650-2102.
47'BOB PERRY, 1979, $119K Ph.463-4474.
HULL H-27 with mast rigging, engine,
deck hardware etc 33' deck. 586-2352.
55'RHODES. Center cockpit ketch.
Mahogony on white oak. Contact Capt:
764-0586
a6Hve you SUBSCRIBED to t1 -
WATERFRONT NEWS yei?
524-9450


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VIA PANAMA by author. Cruising
Ports Calif. to Fla. 200,000 miles
exper. USCG Master 500 tons. Fluent
Spanish. Worldwide Capable.
Captain John Rains (619) 222-9028
LICENSED CAPTAIN/ENGINEER- mature
reliable. 30 yrs experience.
Capt Dick 305 480 9684
CAPTAIN FOR HIRE- USCG-100-ton Lic.
Deliveries &/or island trips. Exp.
fisherman. Call Capt. Joe Kane
463-5586.


MATE NAVIGATOR SAILMAKER for
deliveries & offshore passages
celestial navigation, loft quality
sail repairs underway, provisioning
for passages & cooking.
Call Kim Sanders (305) 764-8191
YACHT CAPTAIN- 100-ton lic., power &
sail, all areas, charters, deliver-
ies or permanent position. Excellent
refs. Capt. Ed Wiser 305-977-3934.


P~owr BTt .-,


situation
HOUSE-SITTER available for coming
summer months. Security for your
home plus some maintenance provided
by reliable insured and referenced
person. Long-time Ft Laud resident
Call 524-9464





FULL & PART-TIME- house cleaning.
Permanent year-round U-NEAT-A-MAID!
Cal1 Af63-77Q.


PEGASUS CHARTERS: daysails, evening
cruises, weekends. 50' ketch, 5 dbl
cabins, SCUBA. Call 525-3865


LIVING ABOARD or just dreaming
about it? Subscribe to this unique
quarterly journal w/ facts, tips &
experiences of liveaboards & all
other boating enthusiasts. Only
$12/yr. LIVING ABOARD, 1148 Centre.
St., Suite 312-TF, Newton Centre,
MA 02159
BOOKKEEPER- "Let me help you keep
your accounts/taxes etc., in order.
It will save you money, time and
aggravation. Call 583-3220 (eves)
LARGE COLOR MAP of the DEVIL's
TRIANGLE- showing all mysterious
disappearrances over the past 100
years. A must for your home, office
& boat. Send $12.95*to Southern Bar
3389 Sheridan St Suite 108 Hollywd.
FL 33621*Send ck or mo*922-0762.


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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
PASCOE & ASSOCIATES Inc.
All types of surveys
Since 1944 NAMS
Four certified surveyors
524-8661 nights 946-4436
MARK RHODES MARINE SURVEYOR-
buyers, insurance and evaluation.
Power and sail. Call 946-6779









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Classifieds


SEA WALLS SEALED & REPAIRED
DOCK BUILDING & REPAIRS
DOCK PILINGS RESTORED.
DOCK&SEA WALL MNTCE LIC&INS.9685382


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
COMPLETE RIGGING AT YOUR DOCK
competitive prices, quality service
Ask for Ted 463-7100
SUZIE Q Yacht Service for all yacht
interiors, exteriors. Cleaning var-
nish refinishing. Excellent work.
764-5852
YACHT REFINISHING & REPAIR- varnish,
painting, fibreglassing, reveneering
general maintenance. Reasonable rate
Hourly or estimate. Call 527-5760.
BOAT LETTERING BY CAROL- standard &
custom, gold leaf. Reasonable rates.
Free estimate call 922-0334/528-0877
AQUA MAIDS offers interior/exterior
-cleaning, waxing, taking, grocery
shopping. Wkly/bi-monthly/month.
Insured. 748-5936.
ANCHOR GLASS & MIRROR for fast effi-
cient service. All types of glass
for boats, homes, RVs. 28 yrs exper-
ience ensures satisfaction. Mobile
phone 980-7141. Shop 525-7089.
COLUMBIA CARBURETTOR.ESTBLISHD 1949
262 SW 33 St FORT LAUDERDALE
NEED A NEW CARBURETTOR? MAYBE NOT.
WE ARE PROFESSIONAL REBUILDERS.
BRING IN YOUR CARBURETTOR FOR IN-
SPECTION. SEE US 1st.Call Bill at
523-5500.
PILINGS RESTORED- wood or concrete,
any condition. 10-year guarantee.
For brochure & free estimate call
Our 30th year!" anytime 525-7411
TRADER REDS BOAT HAULING- continen-
tal USA Call for competitive quote
Call 764-0586


AWLGRIP PAINTER- reasonable rates
12 yrs local experience Ph 522-1191
FUEL TANK CLEANING at your dock.
FLORIDA TANK & FUEL SERVICE.
Prompt service. No mess. 963-1775.
GENERAL BOAT MAINTENANCE- mechanical,
electrical, refinishing, woodwork.
Reasonable rates & professional work.
Call Jack at 467-3348.
UNDERWATER SPECIALISTS
REYNOLDS MARINE ENTERPRISES DOES IT
ALL-SALVACE-REPAIRS-RECOVERY-- also
structural repairs, cabinets and
rigging. Call 523-5907 or 764-7447.


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.


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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.
ATLANTIC MARINE CANVAS- 100% mobile
prompt quality workmanship 943-5541
CANVAS WORK. REPAIR. ALTERATIONS.
Pick-up & deliver.Reasonable rates.
Estimates. Call 524-9497.
MACS CANVAS for all your canvas
needs: repairs,marine uphlstry*covers,
boat curtains*seats*cushions*boat
tops*sling cushions. Call 978-0755.
NATIONAL CANVAS for all your canvas
needs at 128 No. Fed. Hwy. (6th Ave)
Delray Beach, FL. Call 1-305-278-6521


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.
*BOTTOMS CLEANED-props,zincs,engines
Mnthly mntc. Call 587-6207 (24hrs)
PROFESSIONAL CLEANING SERVICES-
boats offices houses
also prep & varnish work
Call Kathleen 462-0832
SCOTT's CLEANING SERVICE; Inc.-
total boat care, bottom service,
free estimates. Call 925-7182.
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.


D&I TEFLON SERVICES INC.
Specialists in yacht detailing,
varnishing, teak work. Protect your
boat exterior for a year with the
very best polish/sealant in or out
of water.
"Apple" dealer. Call for details
523-5145


PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT!!!
Want to. feel proud driving your car
or boat that looks like new? Of
course you do. Try our new paint
sealant fortified with Dupont Teflon.
It protects your car from sun, salt,
pollution. Gives it a lustrous shine.
Reduces maintenance time & cost and,
best of all, we will warranty it for
6 months, 1 year or 5 years, depend-
ing on condition of car/boat. How
can say no!!! Call CRUISING KITTY
462-3058
GLENN's BOAT CLEANING SERVICE- custom
wash & wax, teak cleaning & oiling,
varnishing. Weekly & Bi-monthly ser-
vice. Call 305-781-6861.


The Fuel Oil Polishing Company of
Delray Beach
wantsto know-
s your boat a dock-sitter? Do your diesel
/ engines smoke? Algae, sludge, water,
sediment. Any or all of these can be
problems. Our patented "Petrovive"
S' system uses E.P.A.-approved
"ENHANCE" biocide and fuel
conditioner. Let us come to your
dock and make your boat a
runner. Don't delay. Call today.
(407) 272-5807


Al TypesOf Marine Air-Conditioning

and Refrigeration
We service all makes of air-conditioning units

THE 920-8771
YACHT 490 Taylor Lane
E Dania, FL 33004
Y/lD) Telex (510) 955-9841
A FULL SERVICE MARINA AUTHORIZED
Merrill-Stevens Dry Dock DISTRIBUTOR
OF FT. LAUDERDALE e

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UNDERWATER HULL CLEANING,
Zinc replacement, prop recondition-
ing. Call 563-0359.







Save money* Carry-in repairs on most
marine electronic equipment. FCC
licensesd**Serving Fort Lauderdale
since 1955*Dick Ross, 122 SW 5 St,
downtown Ft Laud. Call 305 764-4470..


SCUBA CLASSES. NAUI. Call 564-8661.
James Sullivan professes a knowledge
of CELESTIAL.NAVIGATION, LORAN-C &
.USCG OPERATOR's LICENSE PREP. Will.
teach same to seafarers for $12 per
session. Call 462-2628.

Woo & odokn


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.
MARINE CARPENTRY- dockside and
shop work. 10 years experience in
cabinetry and marine carpentry.
739-8463 S&S Custom Carpentry*
BINNICLE YACHT SERVICE- marine
carpentry, cabinetwork, custom
milling. Hardwoods, veneer & mica.
Complete shop facilities & dockside
service. 22 yrs; experience. Call
523-9030.


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FURUN.O DEPTH-FISH
FMV-601.must sell


VIDEO FINDER- new
350. 407-395-3799


CUSTOM MARINE WOODWORKING.(QUALITY)
Richard Giambersio restores, renews,
rebuilds. Intrsextrs. Call 791-8972


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518 W. Las Olas Blvd.
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SWe Invite you to Join us in a Tradition of
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