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O CT O B E R 2 0 0 3 Year 20 Issue 7
National powerboat race accelerates into Ft. Lauderdale
Open slot brings Grand Prix
to local waters
BY BETH FEINSTEIN-BARTL
Waterfront News Writer
Do you feed on speed? If so, the first-ever Fort
Lauderdale Offshore Gran Prix could make your heart race.
Some 25,000 people are expected to watch about 80
catamarans and vee bottoms compete on Oct. 3 and 4 off
Fort Lauderdale beach, said Michelle May-Schmidt, race
Fans can expect the race to "officially become the
largest fleet to hit the shores of South Florida in the power
boating industry," she said.
The city will be the next to last stop on the APBA
Offshore Powerboat Racing's national tour. The series will
have its finale Oct. 16 to 18 in St. Petersburg.
The upcoming competition was originally to be a south-
east divisional event for APBA Offshore Powerboat Racing,
the entity that sanctions events nationwide.
"We were going to go national next year," Schmidt said.
But an open slot was created when the North American
Championships for the Grand Bahamas was moved from
Sept. 27 to 30 to April 16 to 18. The space needed to be filled
and the APBA looked to Fort Lauderdale, said Schmidt, who
has worked on the event since November, 2002.
Schmidt intends to build the race into a major annual
showcase for the sport and the city. Next year, she plans to
expand the race from two to four days.
In other areas of the country, national pro series races
have drawn large crowds. In places such as Sarasota and
Savannah, up to 200,000 spectators attend a four to five
"My plan is to have it grow to the extent of the air and sea
show," Schmidt said, referring to the massive display of mili-
tary might that is held on Fort Lauderdale beach each May.
Randy Hegwood, national operations manager for APBA
Powerboat Racing, said the organization made the right
choice when picking Fort Lauderdale to fill the open slot
"It's such a great area for power boating:' he said. "It's
With shorter courses and being closer to the beach, fans
will be able to see the entire race, Hegwood said.
Available from Commercial Nev
Spectators on land can view competition free from
Radisson Bahia Mar Resort and Yachting Center, along the
beachfront to just south of Sunrise Boulevard. Spectator
boats will have their own zone, marked by yellow buoys.
Area will be patrolled to keep spectator boats apart from
Testing will be conducted on the course, 9 a.m. to 3
p.m., Oct. 3. The following day, Oct. 4, racing will begin at
First in Saturday's lineup will be the Performance
Extreme Class with boats traveling in access of 200 mph,
followed by the Super Cats, which can boast speeds in
excess of'140 miles per hour. Next will be the vee bot-
toms, followed by the Performance Speed Bracket com-
petition, along with a Battle of the Bats between winged
one-design competitors that literally fly over the water,
Thunder Row race pits will be at the Radisson Bahia
Mar. Pit passes cost $10 per day, or $15 for Friday and
knt Fort Lauderdale will be
W included on the APBA
vs Providers"4 OffshorePowerboat
Racing's national tour,
MOct. 3-4. Pictured is the
Reliable Carriers Super
Cat Team which recently
donated $10.000 to the
Old ViUage School in
Saturday. Kids ages 12 and younger can enter at no charge.
The resort will also feature exotic cars, the latest plea-
sure boats, racing and boating apparel and pit parties.
Gerardo Santiago, a world champion powerboat racer
and pediatric dentist from Naples, said he is looking forward
to attending the competition.
As part of the festivities, Santiago will give rides to chil-
dren from Kids in Distress on his boat.
"Most of us are very excited about race the being in Fort
Lauderdale," he said. "I think it will be super for all racers
from Florida and for the City of Fort Lauderdale."
Santiago had high praise for the city and its amenities.
"They have one of best boat shows in the world and plenty
of waterways'" he said. "It's just a given that the race should
be there. It's about time."
For more information on Fort Lauderdale
Offshore Gran Prix, log on to http//www.ftlauderda-
leoffshoregranprix.com, or call 954-796-9226.
Higher number of marine patrol officers in Florida's future
Newly allocated funds
to increase manpower
By ARNOLD MARKOWITZ
Waterfront News Writer
In the coming years, it should become riskier for
scofflaw skippers to get gaffed for speeding in manatee
protection zones, prop-chopping sea grasses, violating
wake restrictions, hoarding undersize fish and scooting
Half of the 10 new marine patrol officers hired next
year the first ones paid for with marine fuel tax rev-
enue will be posted to Florida's southwest coastal
zone. Two will patrol Lee County waters and one each
will go to Manatee, Collier and Charlotte Counties, the
chief of enforcement for the Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission told the Waterfront News.
Of the five others, one will be assigned to Broward
County and two each to Duval and Brevard.
This is the start of a five-year plan to add 29 enforce-
ment positions to the agency formerly called the Florida
Marine Patrol, those gray-clad water cops there never
seem to be enough of.
"Next [fiscal] year we plan, pending any substantial
changes, 'to add one officer each to Palm Beach, Lee,
Brevard, Volusia, Indian River, Hillsborough, and
Pinellas," said Fish & Wildlife's Maj. Jim Brown.
That would put 17 new officers in 12 of the state's 34
coastal counties in a two-year period.
In case you're wondering, Why there? Why not here?
Here's Brown's answer:
"The criteria used to place the officers were historical
- boat-related manatee deaths, vessel accident rates and
illegal net-related activity," Brown said. "The priorities
were set based on today's needs. We purposely did not
project beyond year two, based on the possibility of
change, and we want to be able to adapt if our needs
Right now, the only plan downstream after the second
year is to add four officers, somewhere, in each of the next
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By BETH FEINSTEIN-BARTL
Waterfront News Writer
The Columbus Day Regatta, a long time popular tradi-
tion in South Florida's boating community, will set sail on
Oct. 11 and 12 for its annual race through Biscayne Bay.
The competition begins at 10 a.m. each day. Yachts
will start in the vicinity of the Rickenbacker Causeway on
Oct. 11 and race down the bay, toward the East Featherbed
Bank at Biscayne National Park.
The following day, participants will leave the East
Featherbed Bank and head back toward the Rickenbacker
Causeway, according to the race committee's web site.
Race officials were unavailable for comment.
Boaters have until Oct. 4 to register. No entries will be
accepted after that date. The cost is $75 if registering by
Sept. 28. The fee then rises to $90. USSA members, who
provide a copy of their membership cards, will receive a
A skipper's.meeting will be held 7 p.m. on Oct. 10 at
the Coral Reef Yacht Club, 2484 S. Bayshore Dr. in Miami.
Participants can register in one of six classes -
PHRF, one design, assigned rating, multihull, gunkhole
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The five yachts in each division with 10 or more
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Prior to Hurricane Andrew in 1992, the competition
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In 2001, the race attracted 170 boats. Last year, orga-
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Officers will conduct such activities as BWI check-
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enforced throughout the Intracoastal Waterway, she said.
Other measures being taken that weekend will be an
anchorage area set up near Elliot Key, along with an infor-
mation barge manned by park staff.
The barge will double as a lost swimmers area.
"If people are lost, then they can wait on the barge until
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s oscar-time: Fishin fo records
It's oscar-time: Fishing for fame by breaking records
By ARNOLD MARKOWLTZ
Waterfront News Writer
"How would you like to set a world record?" Martin
"Oh boy! Who do I have to kill?"
No, that is what I would have said if I were clever. What
I did say was something like, "uh...okay, I guess."
We were fishing on a Miami-Dade drainage canal, a
stretch with only half a mile of navigability between
Tamiami Trail and West Flagler Street, where a low culvert
blocks the way north. It runs alongside a busy suburban
avenue, near the town of Sweetwater. If stopped in traffic
there, you might wish for a fishing rod, but on second look
you'd think, nah, there can't be anything fit to fish for.
You would be wrong. Right there, on Thursday morning,
March 27, Arostegui broke one of his own six world records
- each in a different leader tippet class, for oscars caught on
a fly rod. All those records were vacant until Arostegui began
fishing for oscars last year.
There was a seventh record, a vacant one waiting for
someone to claim it That's the one Marty offered me, the one
that's mine now.
I've stalled writing about it while waiting for the
International Game Fish Association to certify the catch. You
know how it goes: brag prematurely and someone's sure to
beat your feat before it's even listed in the record book. My
oscar, and a record Arostegui set the same day, were listed in
the September-October number of the IGFA's semi-monthly
If you're a saltwater purist, you may not know the
mighty oscar, and so can scarcely appreciate the singularity
of this remarkable catch:
Weight, a pound-and-a-quarter. Leader, 20-pound-test.
If anybody ever did that on purpose before, he kept quiet
about it, probably to avoid groupies, tabloid photographers
and inappropriate product endorsements the sordid down-
sides of celebrity.
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peacock, catch oscars by accident and consider them nui-
sances. Using heavy bait casting or spinning rods with the
flexibility of a dock piling, they can't know how game a fish
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Waterfront News' fishing writer Arnold Markowitz
(left) and fresh water fishing guide Alan Zaremba
examine the record-breaking catch.
If a fish had a rig like that, it could reel you in.
Not that a 20-pound leader is a huge challenge. Or the
six-weight fly rod that Arostegui handed me. It's a short
stick, its seven and-a-half foot length ideal for the narrow
canals, like our oscar place. For that kind of fishing, you want
a compact cast.
Our record-setting day began at 8 a.m., opening time at
Antonio Maceo Park in the 5100 block of Northwest Seventh
Street, on the Blue Lagoon group of lakes near Miami
International Airport. It was Thursday, so we didn't have to
pay the $6 weekend fee to use the launching ramp.
The lakes are drained by the Tamiami Canal network.
Arostegui's favorite freshwater guide, butterfly peacock spe-
cialist Alan Zaremba, ran his bass boat west by'southwest,
made a right turn beneath the Palmetto Expressway and
headed further west, parallel to Tamiami Trail. After a cou-
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down his big outboard and engaged the electric trolling
motor. I joined Arostegui on the foredeck, peering into the
water like Indian scouts reading trail signs.
The water there is usually clear, even when the main
canal is turbid with mud, the roiling of flood-control water
releases and gunk-removal projects. Brazenly, we violated
the fishing' admonition that warns, "if you can see the fish, the
fish can see you."
Stalking oscars, you can be bold. They are either too
proud or too dumb to be scared off by the sight of people on
"There," Arostegui said, pointing toward the canal's
shallow eastern edge, behind a house with a concrete block
seawall and overhanging deck, topped by a chain-link fence.
A few broken blocks lay on the bottom debris to you,
cover to a fish.
Zaremba backed the boat off a few yards, far enough to
lay down a cast, close enough to keep the fish in sight
To the 20-pound leader, Marty already had tied a small,
lightly weighted epoxy-head fly the color of root beer with a
sparse white tail feather.
"This is a bonefish fly," I declared. Nobody argued.
Marty had added to it a weed guard made of stiff monofila-
ment line, to prevent snagging if it fell on one of those
First, he demonstrated the casting technique he had mas-
tered: A short throw, slack-free, with the fly alighting right
above the visible fish and sinking close to its face. He point-
ed the rod tip down to the water surface. With the other hand
he twitched the line, not the rod, to make the fly look alive.
Easy for him to do, not so easy to copy. After seven or
eight inaccurate casts, I lost count. Most were wide left or
wide right, some too short and a few too long, hooking the
"Good shot" Marty would say when a cast came close.
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"Again" he would say when the fish ignored it.
The coaching was persistent: "A little to the left. Not that
far. Again. Let it drop. Now strip."
I kept my pants on. In fly fishing, stripping is retrieving
line in strokes with your non-casting hand. For oscars, the
strokes are short and slow enough for the fish to catch the fly
from behind without much effort. They don't chase a fast-
I missed a strike, then another.
In any sort of fly fishing, timing is crucial. When is the
right moment to set the hook? Before the fish realizes it's
being fooled. It's good to remind yourself that the fish's reac-
tion time is faster than yours.
"When you see him go for it, set," Alan Zaremba said.
"If you wait to feel the bite, it's too late. He's spit it out
It seemed to me that the oscar saw the bonefish fly as a
trespasser and was satisfied to dart after it just enough to shoo
Zaremba said it was becoming suspicious of the fly by
degrees: "The fish becomes harder to catch, because it's not
going to hold the fly very long."
;,When you keep casting and keep missing, there's a ten-
dency to get impatient, which makes you careless. Your casts
get worse instead of better. Arm-weary, I stopped a couple of
times to settle myself down.
Persistence paid off, though. I hooked one, too small to
meet the IGFA's one-pound minimum. Then I hooked a big-
The oscar put a respectable bend in Marty's fly rod, and
in his skilledeye too. He predicted it would weigh more than
Once I got it out of the water, he moved quickly with his
tape measure. We wanted to release the fish alive.
"Twelve!" he called out for the length. Inches, you know.
"Ten!" That was the girth.
To weigh it, he used a Boga-Grip, a pricey device that
grabs a fish by the lip without causing injury and contains a
scale that meets IGFA's strict standards of accuracy.
Arostegui has the thing certified annually.
"One pound, four ounces," he called out. We high-fived.
"I have another record on my boat!" Zaremba shouted.
Next,-I had to climb off-the boat onto the canal bank to
verify the weight and pose for a picture with the fish still sus-
Like tournament competition, fishing for records isn't
for everyone. Some may find the paperwork onerous, or
the quest inconsistent with the intangible motives for fish-
Still, if most of your fishing is for a few species, it's
worth knowing what the records are. It's no trouble to rig
your tackle fly, spinning, trolling, whatever to IGFA
specifications and follow the other rules. That way, just in
case you catch a record-size fish, it will be qualified-if you
decide to submit it.
You can find record applications.and IGFA rules for
every type of tackle on the website, www.igfa.org. Only, a
pended from the scale.
Why not do that on the boat? IGFA rules say you have
to be standing on firm ground.
"If you're out on a boat with 12-foot seas, the weight of
a fish will change by two or three pounds as the boat goes.up
and down," Marty explained. "You have to weigh it on land.
When I'm fishing for records at Flamingo, we look for shal-
low water, so I'm standing on land even if it's under water."
Arostegui knows the IGFA rules probably as well as
anyone. Last time I looked up his scores, in mid-September,
there were so many Arostegui entries they could have been
mistaken for misprints.
Marty at that time held 25 IGFA records, his wife,
Roberta and daughter, Danielle, 11 each, and son Martini, 9.
They're not all oscars, either. Dad's records include a 76-
pound tiger shark caught on a 12-pound fly leader in 2001. If
you spend any time at Bass Pro Outdoor World's fly shop,
you'll notice a photo of a man and a fish posted behind the
counter. That's Arostegui with a swordfish he caught on a fly
When it was his turn to fish for a record oscar, I was
ready to be impressed. Not so much by the size of the fish -
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wages for the redemption of the debt."
As we can see, Story considered sea-
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who worked on ships ill-equipped to deal
with sophisticated business matters. So,
when issues of sickness and/or injury were
a concern, the judge ruled that they were a
charge to be placed upon the ship and its
owners based partially on the following
"...these expenses are a charge upon
the ship, the interest of the owner will be
immediately connected with that of the
seaman. The master will watch over their
health with vigilance and fidelity. He will
take the best methods, as well as to prevent
diseases, as to ensure speedy recovery
from them. He will never be tempted to
Cities have no legal basis to
abandon the sick to their forlorn fate; but
his duty, combining with that of the owner,
will lead him to succor their distress..."
Then, the justice further reasoned:
"Beyond this is the great public policy
of preserving this important class of citi-
zens for the commercial service and mar-
itime defence of the nation... Even the
merchant himself derives an ultimate ben-
efit from what may seem at first an oner-
ous charge. It encourages seamen to
engage in perilous voyages with more
promptitude and at lower wages. It dimin-
ishes the temptation to plunderage upon
the approaches of sickness and urges the
seaman to encounter hazards in the ships
service from which they might otherwise
be disposed to withdraw."
In. 1823, Story eloquently reiterated
that the ancient doctrine of a seaman's
right to maintenance and cure was the
tenet law in the United States and that the
nation's courts would be the protector and
champion of the "poor and friendless" sea-
men. In general theory, little has changed
concerning the pronouncements of that
19th century case.
To this day, seamen remain the wards
of the court and cannot contract their rights
away under maintenance and cure. So,
what are these rights?
As presently interpreted, a boat owner
is required -to provide for the medical
needs of a seamen working in the service
of a vessel (this often includes temporary
employment) for virtually any injury or ill-
ness incurred, or that becomes known, or
is exacerbated while the seaman is
employed by the vessel or working in the
service of the vessel whether or not
such injury or illness even originated on
Moreover, the boat owner is also gen-
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To the Editor:
The town of Stuart, Florida has just
passed a law that prohibits boaters from
anchoring or living aboard their boats on
the Intracoastal Waterway. They must
take a mooring at the city anchorage,
which in itself is deceiving.
All waterways belong to the federal
government and are entrusted to the
states for the use and enjoyment of the
public. Maritime law includes the right to
anchor. If the federal law has set no time
limit for the right to navigate, what gives
these towns the right to do so? From town
to town, the right of navigation is defined
as 24, 48, 72 or 96 hours. This is called
"shooting from the hip"- making it up
as they go without anything upon which
to base their decisions.
The waterways belong to the
American public and not to these small
town commissioners. It is a common per-
ception by these commissioners that
boaters who don't pay dockage or moor-
ing fees are freeloaders. What they fail to
take into account is that most boaters,
while anchored off a town or city, con-
tribute to the economy by spending
money on provisions, in restaurants,
hardware stores, boat supply stores, bars
and local points of interest.
Ordinances should not be enacted
out of fear. Passing this ordinance means
that if a homeowner/tax payer lives and
pays taxes in the city of Stuart but cannot
afford to pay the high cost of dockage or
mooring fees, he or she may be forced to
sell their boat. This is fundamentally
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as much right to enjoy the waterways as
those with money.
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Risks led to legal safeguard known as 'maintenance and cure'
rally obligated to provide maintenance payments to a non-
working seaman (no matter how small that stipend may end
up) until maximum cure is reached, and sometimes even
beyond that point if suitable employment can't be found.
The basic principles of maintenance and cure include:
That the obligation of the vessel owner to provide
maintenance and cure is to be a broad and inclusive duty,
free of uncertainty, complexity and administrative burdens.
Any doubts as to entitlement, defenses, necessity of
medical treatment, and the attainment of maximum cure is
to be resolved in favor of the seaman.
That the undertaking to achieve maximum cure also
includes entitlement to therapeutic treatments.
As you can see, a vessel owner's obligations to, a sea-
man can appear as onerous today as 200 years ago. Perhaps
even more so, since medicine has become far more sophis-
ticated and expensive than it was in the days of sail. The
modem vessel owner (which, by the way, also includes own-
ers of recreational yachts with a crew) might also argue that
the system assumes an unsophisticated employee and is an
And yet, is it really that much different for the seaman?
Despite modem appurtenances on a vessel, the sea remains
the sea and is the same harsh taskmaster it always was. And,
how many out there will truly argue that going to sea is ever
a choice for the wise?
Before I attended law school, I worked as a crewmem-
ber for a now forgotten cruise line. Even though I was in one
of the more comfortable positions, working on a vessel has
its own rhythm and ways and can put you in unique dangers.
Nothing on land compares to it. Even though I was a
"sophisticated" college graduate at the time, I knew nothing
about my rights as a seaman or that I was part of a "special
class of citizens." Of course, now that I'm a lawyer I'm not
special at all!
The lesson here is simple: Seamen should know their
rights, and vessel owners need to know their obligations to
seamen. Justice Joseph Story would want it that way!
SMark Ercolin is a maritime attorney based in Fort
Lauderdale. The information offered in this column is
summary in nature and should not be applied in specif-
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Funky, rustic charm has no cap at old Florida landmark
By WILLIAM R. HAWKINS
Waterfront News Writer
This is one in a series of articles about landmarks
and places of interest along South Florida's waterways.
This month's feature explores Cap's Place restaurant.
If she had her way, Talle Hasis would call her historic
family restaurant Club Unique, its original name when it
opened in 1929.
"Nothing has really changed here in all these years
and that, in itself, says something," said Hasis, a co-
As it approaches its 75th year, the name that's on all
the maps, in local history books and on the menu itself, is
Cap's Place. Long waiting lists of hungry patrons boat to
the restaurant, taking a temporary step back into old
Accessible only by water from a dock next to the
Lighthouse Point Yacht Basin & Marina, at 2765 NE 28th
Court, Cap's Place draws not only locals and tourists, but
also plenty of rich and famous patrons looking for an
interesting place to dine.
"People come here because it's so special and like no
place else, but we also have great food and we're proud of
both, said Hasis.
The restaurant is on Cap's Island, in the Intracoastal,
channel marker 69, north of the Hillsboro Inlet in
It was 74 years ago when two men who shared the
common bond of having run away from home as kids, met
and built a business now run by a second generation.
Eugene Theodore "Cap" Knight was a master seaman
who sailed big steamers between New York and New
Orleans. He settled in Hillsboro Beach where he operated
a successful sideline smuggling liquor from the Bahamas
during Prohibition. His brother, a lighthouse keeper, would
signal when the coast was clear to bring in the haul, which
was wrapped in burlap bags and sunk in Lake Placid.
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who have visited the historic
come to Florida from Pittsburgh to seek his fortune, and
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Cap moved his illegal liquor business inland to a
peninsula bordered by the Intracoastal on the east and
Lake Placid on the west. Two years later the two men
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the likes of celebrities and mobsters like Meyer Lansky,
who made regular visits to collect his "share" of the win-
But there were others who visited Cap's Place over
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and
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series of secret meetings held at a Hillsboro Beach estate.
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By WILLIAM R. HAWKINS
Waterfront News Writer
On any given day, Ann Murray can be found puttering
around a small plot of land at the end of her Tarpon River
street along the New River in Fort Lauderdale. volunteer work and cleaned up city plots of land. The city
Sometimes she's busy pruning native plants she's put in technically calls the area a Greenwayy" rather than an offi-
the ground; other times she's emptying trash and lugging cial park because it's so small and also relieves the city of
home debris. any liability for maintaining it.
Murray, 80, has reason to want the spot to always look A native of Baltimore, Murray came to Fort Lauderdale
good. Her name is on a sign designating it as a city green- in 1927 at age four.
space. "My father came here in search of a better job after run-
'Tve lived in this neighborhood for 50 years and I've ning a Virginia barrel factory in which potatoes were
seen a lot of changes," said Murray, a. great-grandmother. shipped' Murray said. "When a blight wiped out the potato
"But this spot of land has always been special." crop over three years, the family decided to head south."
Earlier this year, ceremonies were held to name the area Murray became a teacher before marrying and raising
the Ann Murray Greenway to honor her years of communi- four children. They settled in a home built in 1938 and
ty service and concern for the local environment added on as the family grew. Today she has 13 grandchil-
Murray's greenspace is one of nearly 100 in the city's dren and a new great grandchild.
parks system, covering a total of 945 acres. Only a handful Forty-eight years ago Murray founded a clothing bank
is on the waterfront, even fewer named for women. The only in her name to help the children of migrant workers, whose
other waterfront park boasting a woman's name is the Annie parents couldn't afford to buy them school clothes. She con-
Beck Park in Victoria Park along the Middle River.tinues today to be active in the program, which served 1,400
A number of city waterfront parks are named after men children last year.
including George English Park on the Middle River in the "I love being involved with people and staying busy'"
city's Coral Ridge area, Francis Abreau Place on the New y
River in Rio Vista, Merle Fogg Park on the Intracoastal in Murray also was president of the Broward Parent
Idlewyld Park, and D.C. Alexander Park near the oceanfront Teachers Association, has been a scout leader and is past
on State Road A1A. president of the Native Plant Society, which has been a
"The process for naming a park after someone is pretty leader in advocating protection of Florida native habitats and
simple', said Lori DiMeolo, an administrative assistant in promotes nature walks at the Secret Woods Nature Center in
the city's parks division. "First it starts with some land and Dania Beach.
usually a group proposing that it be named in honor on In the 1960s, a new Seventh Avenue Bridge across the
someone. New River was constructed to take traffic from the north side
The proposal goes before the Parks Advisory of Seventh Avenue to the south side on Southwest Fourth
Committee, which passes its recommendation on to the Fort Avenue. Murray took it upon herself to plant native species
Lauderdale City Commission, which has the final say. on an empty plot of land at the end of Southwest Seventh
In most cases,prsaeae fon an empty plot of land at the end of Southwest Seventh
In most cases, parks are named after the deceased who Avenue where the original bridge ended on the south side.
have given some kind of public service, or are worthy of
"But every once in awhile we get a park named for
someone who's still alive," said DiMeolo.
Such was the case for Murray who has long performed
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Ann Murray proudly admires a sign noting the designation
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Over the years, she adopted the space by taking care of
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ing the plants. Eventually a bench was placed near the river
with a great view of passing boat traffic.
A year ago, neighbor Joe Bellavance, touched by
Murray's efforts, prompted her friends and the groups she
was involved in to write letters of support to name the park
for her. Last January, the city agreed and ceremonies were
held and a sign erected in her honor. On hand for the event
was Mayor Jim Naugle, whom Murray had babysat for
when he was a kid.
"It was my 80th birthday gift," Murray said, as she
explained how her kids arranged to have the dedication cer-
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was I surprised."
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Boca until midnight. Meanwhile, at closing time, the
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"Lots of people come from all over the world and it's
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15th Street Fisheries: 1900 SE 15th St.,
ICW, Fort Lauderdale, 620-foot dock, 12-
foot draft. 954-763-2777.
Anglesea Pub: 200 E. McNab Rd.,
Pompano Beach, off McNab Cypress
Canal, 8 slips, 5-foot draft low tide. 954-
Bahia Cabana: 3001 Harbor Dr., Fort
Lauderdale, ICW, 10 slips, takes boats
up to 45 feet, 6-foot draft low tide. 954-
Billy's Stone Crab Market & Seafood
Restaurant: 400 N. Ocean Dr.,
Hollywood; ICW, 150-foot dock, 6-foot draft
low tide. 954-923-2300.
Bimini Boat Yard: 1555 SE 17th St.,
Fort Lauderdale; five slips available on
canal; takes boats up to 62 feet, 15-foot
Bootlegger: 3003 NE 32nd Ave., Fort
Lauderdale, ICW, valet boat dockage,
300-foot dock, 3-foot draft low tide, 5-foot
draft high tide. 954-563-4337.
California Cafe: Hyatt Regency Pier 66,
Fort Lauderdale, 142 slips, 10-foot draft.
954-728-3572 or VHF channel 16.
Cap's Place: Cap's Island, 2765 NE
28th Ct., channel marker 69, Lighthouse
Point, 150-foot dock, 3-foot draft low tide,
5-foot draft high tide. 954-941-0418.
Charley's Crab: 3000 NE 32nd Ave.,
Fort Lauderdale, ICW, 300-foot dock, 10-
foot draft. 954-561-4800.
DockSider's: Double Tree Guest Suites
Galleria, 2670 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort
Lauderdale, 300-foot dock, 6-foot draft.
Downtowner Saloon: 10 South New
River Drive East; east of the Andrews
Avenue Bridge, Fort Lauderdale; city
docks available on a first serve basis; 7-
foot draft; takes boats up to 70 feet. 954-
Florida Tap Room: 515 Seabreeze
Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 80-foot dock
Giorgio's: 606 N. Ocean Dr., Hollywood,
ICW, can accommodate up to 200-foot
yachts. 954-929-7030. .*
Houston's Restaurant: 2821 E. Atlantic
Blvd., ICW, Pompano Bch; accommodates
about 15 boats, rafting. 954-783-9499.
Jeremiah's Waterfront Grill: 101 North
Riverside Dr., Pompano Beach, Sands
Harbor Marina, boats up to 100', 6-foot
low tide. 954-943-7737 or VHF Channel
9 and Channel 16.
Joe's Riverside Grill: 125 Riverside Dr.,
Pompano Beach, ICW, boats up to 100',
4-foot draft low tide. 954-941-2499.
La Tavernetta: 926 NE 20th Ave., Fort
Lauderdale, Middle River, south of Sunrise
Blvd.; slips available. 954-463-2566.
Le Tub: 1100 N. Ocean Dr., Hollywood,
ICW; 150-foot dock, 5-foot draft low tide.
Loggerhead Cafe: 6503 N. Ocean
Blvd.,Dania Beach, space for 100 boats.
Fixed Bridge 22' high. 954-923-6711
Marina Bay Bar & Grill: located in Marina
Bay, 2175 State Road 84, Ft. Lauderdale,
60-foot dock, 7-foot draft. Call 954-791-
7600, ext.580 or VHF channel 16.
Marriott Portside Marina: Mariott Hotel,
1881 SE 17th St., Ft. Lauderdale, ICW;
6' low tide, up to 65' boat. 954-527-6781.
Martha's: 6024 N. Ocean Dr.,
Hollywood; 1,000-foot dock, 6-foot draft
low tide. 954-923-5444.
Pal's Charley's Crab: 1755 SE 3rd
Court, Deerfield Beach, ICW, 80 slips, 6-
foot draft. 954-427-4000.
Radisson Bahia Mar Bar & Grill: 801
Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; free
dockage available at marina for patrons.
954-764-2233, ext. 653.
The River House: 301 SW 3rd Ave.,
Fort Lauderdale, New River, city dockage
available; 7-foot draft. 954-525-7661
Roadhouse Grill: 3300 E. Commercial
Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, ICW, 260-foot
dock; 10-foot draft low tide. 954-772-3777.
Rustic Inn: 4331 Ravenswood Rd., Fort
Lauderdale, 200-foot dock, 3-foot draft;
boats under 30 feet only. 954-584-1637.
Sands Harbor Patio Restaurant: 125 N.
Riverside Dr., Pompano Beach, takes
boats up to 100 feet, 6-foot draft low tide.
954-942-9100, ext. 6110.
Shirttail Charlie's: 400 SW 3rd Ave., Fort
La~derdale, New River, 100-foot dock with
7 slips, 10-foot draft. 954-463-3474.
Shooters: 3033 NE 32nd Ave., Fort
Lauderdale, ICW, 350-foot dock shared
with Bootlegger, 8-foot draft low tide.
Southport Raw Bar: 1536 Cordova Rd.,
Ft Lauderdale; 5 slips. 954-525-CLAM.
The Cove: 1754 SE 3rd Court, Deerfield
Beach, Hillsboro Blvd and the ICW; 170-
ft. dock, 6-ft. draft low tide. 954-421-9272.
Bayside Seafood: 3501 Rickenbacker
Causeway, Miami; five slips, 5' draft.
Island's Cafe: 9601 East Bay Harbor
Dr., Bay Harbor; 60 foot dock; 4' draft. no
sailboats. 305-868-4141, ext. 641.
Mike Gordon's Seafood Restaurant:
1201 NE 79th St., Miami; up to 68-foot
dock; 4 slips; marked channel; 3 1/2'
draft low tide. 305-751-4429.
Monty Trainer's: 2560 S. Bayshore Dr.,
Coconut Grove; 150 slips; 7 draft low
The Afterdeck at Haulover Marina:
15000 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 6 slips;
12' draft low tide. 305-944-1415; marina:
Shuckers: 1819 79th Street Causeway,
N. Miami; 5' draft low tide. 305-866-1570.
Tuna's Waterfront Grill: 17201
Biscayne Blvd., Maule Lake Marina,
North Miami Beach; up to 144-foot dock;
8-11 draft low tide. 305-945-2567.
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Event Calendar A roundup of the month's nautical events
1, Wednesday located at Johnson Street and North Lake Drive on the ICW, Hollywood.
8th Annual Yacht Salesand the Law: a seminar hosted 8:30 a.m. to Cost: $15. 954-921-3404 or 954-328-5231.
6 p.m. by the Florida Yacht Brokers Association & the Marine Council, Salvation Army Car & Boat Auction: inspection starts at 8a.m., 1901
at the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport Hilton, 1625 Griffin Road. W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. $100 refundable registration fee.
Dania Beach. Registration fee: Non-FYBA members $100. Includes 954-463-3725; www.saftlauderdale.org.
continental breakfast, lunch and cocktail reception. 954-522-9270; 5, Sunday
owardban River Trails: meets p.m. the first Wednesday of the Moon Over Miami River Boat Tour: from 5-8 p.m. with historian Dr.
month at the Island City Preserve Park, 823 NE 28th St., Wilton Manors. Paul George of the Historical Museum of SouthernFlorida. $37. 305-
954-462-7766. 375-1621; www.historcal-museum.org.
South Floida Women Divers: meets 6 p.m. for a picnic followed by Seven Seas Cruising Association: an international group of cruising
a 7 p.m. meeting at the Pioneer Park Annex, 249 NE 5th Ave., sailors meets for breakfast Sundays at various locations. 954-771-5660.
Deerfield Beach. 561-638 8487; www.sfwd.net. Mon
South Florida Divers: meets 7:30 p.m., usually the first Wednesday of 6, Monday
the month. Check website for location. www.sfdi.com.Yom K ippur idge C liatebrid sonono
Multihull Association of South Florida: meets 8 p.m. at the Miami Fort Lauderdale Bridge Club: duplicate ridge lesson on Mondays,
Yacht Club, 1001 MacArthur Causeway, Miami. 305-377-9877 or 305- 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Fort Lauderdale Bridge Club, Holiday Park, 700
371-0703.www.masf-multihulls.com. NE 6th Terrace, Fort Lauderdale. $4 non-members. 954-761-1577.
2, Thursday 7, Tuesday
Marine Historical society: meets 7:30 p.m. for a discussion on early Advanced Coastal Navigation Program: offered by the U.S. Coast
boatyards, at Fort Lauderdale City Hall, 100 N. Andrews Ave., Fort Guard Auxiliary, at McVey House, 601 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort
Lauderdale. 954-584-4926 Lauderdale. 954-463-0034.
The Undersea Adventurers Dive Club: meets 7:30 p.m. at Avian South Florida Flats Anglers: meets the first Tuesday of the month in
restaurant, 1401 S. Federal Hwy., Deerfield Beach. 954-426-0808; din- Oakland Park. 305-751-8491.
firstname.lastname@example.org. South Florida Fishing Club: meets the first and third Tuesday of the
Sailing Singles of South Florida: meets weekly in Fort Lauderdale. month, 7:30 p.m. for the meeting, r 6:30 p.m. for dinner at Tony
Call 954-462-4575 for current locations; www.sailingsingles.org. Romas, 18050 Collirs Ave., North Miami Beach. 954-761-3774 or 954-
Miami Sport fishing Club: meets 8 p.m. the first and third Thursdays 462-0128.
of the month, 1711 W. 38th Place, unit 1104, Hialeah. 305-885-1666. Broward Sierra Club: meets 7:30 p.m. at Femrn Forest Nature Center,
of the month, 1711 W. 38th Place, unit 1104, Hialeah. 305-885-1666. Ro mpa eac.59-0
201 Lyons Road, Pompano Beach. 954-970-0150.
3, Friday History of Fort Lauderdale Hotels: a discussion from 12-1:15 p.m.
Fort Lauderdale Offshore Grand Prix: today and Saturday; racing with the Broward County Historical Society at the New River Inn, Fort
starts at 11 a.m. off Fort Lauderdale beach from the Radisson Bahia Lauderdale $5. Bring a brown bag lunch or callto buy one in advance.
Mar to just south of Sunrise Boulevard. 954-796-9226; www.ftlaud- 954-463-4431, ext. 10.
erdaleoffshoregranprix.com. 8 Wednesday
Mercury Baybone Celebrity Tournament: runs through Sunday in DE : a ates otsinstshothohna he mi
Key Biscayne; a qualifying event for the Inshore Championship DEMA: a diviCong, watersports industry show through Sunday at the Miami
Tournament. 305-664-2002 or 954-927-2628. Beach Convention Center, .1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami
10th Annual MIASF Golf Tournament: proceeds to benefit McFatter Beach. 800-687-7469 or 858-616-6408; www.demashow.com.
Technical Center's Marine Scholarship Fund. Registration starts 11 Broward Urban River Trails: meets 5:30 p.m. at Secret Woods Nature
a.m., at Bonaventure Country Club, 200 Bonaventure Blvd., Weston. Center, 2701 W. State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale. 954-791-1030.
$150 per person or $600 for teams of four. 954-524-2733; Discover Palm Beach Sailing Club: Wednesday night small boat
www.miasf.org. races, 5:30 p.m. 561-881-0809.
Oktoberfest on Hollywood Beach: runs through Sunday on Ladies, Let's Go Fishing: Southeast Rorida chapter meets the second
Hollywood Beach and the Broadwalk, 5-10 p.m. tonight. 954-924-3404. Wednesday of the month. 954-923-3072; www.geocities.com/lgfsouth-
eastflorida/ or e-mail LLadyfish32@aol.com.
Fort Lauderdale Offshore Grand Prix: Thunder Row Race Pits from 9, Thursday
10 a.m. to 8 p.m. off Fort Lauderdale beach, from the Radisson Bahia Aprs Plongee Dive Club: meets the second Thursday of the month,
Mar to just south of Sunrise Boulevard. 954-796-9226; www.ftlaud- 7:30 p:m., at the Lighthouse Dive Center, 2507 N. Ocean Blvd.,
erdaleoffshoregranprix.com. Pompano Beach. 954-782-1100.
Kaak Lessons: basic skills for ages 10 to 14,11a.m. at Holland Park Hillsboro Inlet Sailing Club: meets the second Thursday of the month,
ayak Lessons: basic s for ages 10 tk, a.m. at Holand Pari tt ih 2701 N
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Fort Lauderdale Boat Club: a business meeting the second Thursday
of the month, 8 pm., at the Wilton Manors Woman's Club, 600 NE 21
Court, Wilton Manors.
Sailing Singles of South Florida: Meets every Thursday night in Fort
Lauderdale. Call 954-942-5499.954-462-4575 for current locations or
see website: www.sailingsingles.org.
Miami Yacht Club: meets the second Friday of the month, 8 p.m., 1001
MaCArthur Causeway, Miami. 305-377-9877.
Singles Boating Club of the Palm Beaches: meets the second and
fourth Friday of the month at Doubletree Hotel, Palm Beach Gardens.
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49th Columbus Day Regatta: off Biscayne Bay, Miami. www.colum-
Palm Beach Sailing Club: small boat races, 1 p.m. 561-881-0809.
Salvation Army Car & Boat Auction: starts at 8 a.m., 2236 NW Miami
Court, Miami. $100 refundable registration fee. 305-573-4200.
Lincoln Road Bike Tour: from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with historian Dr.
Paul George of the Historical Museum of Southem Florida. Meets at
the comer of Lincoln Road and Washington Avenue, Miami Beach.
$17. 305-375-1621; www.historical-museum.org.
Palm Beach Sailing Club: Commodore's Cup, 11 a.m. 561-733-0450
Antique & Collector Faire: from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at War Memorial
Auditorium, Holiday Park, 800 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale. $4.
Italian Fest: today and Sunday, 12-7 p.m. today at Young Circle Park,
U.S. 1 and Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood. 954-921-3404.
Columbus Day (Observed)
Mercury Outboards Bonefishing World Championship: a qualifying
event for the Inshore Championship Toumament, in Islamorada. 305-
872-2366 or 954-927-2628.
Wilton Bookies: a book discussion group meets 7:30 p.m. at the Wilton
Manors Library, 500 NE 26th St., Wilton Manors. 954-390-2195; email
Broward Boating Club: meets the second Tuesday of the month,
7:30 p.m. at Harbor Grille, 815 N.E. 3rd St., Dania Beach. 954-321-
0330 or 316-0236.
Gulfstream Sailing Club: meets at Shooters, 3033 NE 32nd Ave., Fort
Lauderdale. Dinner, 6:30 p.m. followed by an 8 p.m. meeting. 954-583-
Plantation Flotilla 38/U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary: meets the second
Tuesday of the month, 7:30 p.m. at the Plantation Community Center,
5555 Palm Tree Road, Plantation. 954-797-5295.
Palm Beach Sailing Club: a general meeting, 6:30 p.m., 4600 N.
Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach. 561-881-0809.
Los Cabos Billfish Tournament: through Saturday at Playa Grande
Resort in Baja California, Mexico. 407-571-4680;
AAnnual Marine Summit: sponsored by the Marine Industries
Association of South Florida, 1:30-5 p.m. at the Fort Lauderdale
Swimming Hall of Fame Auditorium, 1 Hall of Fame Dr., Fort
Lauderdale. 954-524-2733; www.miasf.org.
Sailing Singles of South Florida: Thursday nights in Fort Lauderdale.
Call 954-462-4575 for current locations; www.sailingsingles.org.
Eastern Shores Aventura Yacht Club: meets the third Thursday of the
month, 7:30 p.m. at various locations in Miami-Dade and Broward coun-
ties. 954-456-3536; 954-457-9117; www.esayc.com.
Ladies Let's Go Fishing: Keys seminar and catch and release fishing
tournament, through Sunday at Holiday Isles Resorts & Marina,
Islamorada. A kickoff party runs 6-7:30 p.m. tonight. Registration: $135
plus other fees ranging from $35 to $225. 888-321-5543 or 954-475-
Single Gourmet: weekly dinner gatherings for singles including boating
Miami Dragon Boat Race and International Seafood Festival: today
and Sunday at Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Teams will
race down a 250-meter waterway. No prior experience is needed. No
Boating Safely Program: offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary,
McVey House, 601 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-463-0034.
Adult Learn to Sail Program: taught by the Gulfstream Sailing
Club at Sailor's Point on North Lake in Hollywood. 954-981-
International Women's Fishing Association Light Tackle
Tournament: through Wednesday in Islamorada. 305-361-9258;
Virginia Key Wading Tour: offered by the Hisforical Museum of
Southem Florida, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. $17. 786-390-9737; www.foot-
Reptile and Amphibian Fair: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fem Forest Nature
Center, 201 Lyons Road South, Coconut Creek. $2. 954-970-0150.
Environmental Boat Tours: for all ages, daily, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the
Anne Kohl Nature Center at West Lake Park, 751 Sheridan St.,
Hollywood; $8 for adults. 954-926-2480.
South Florida Fishing Club: meets the first and third Tuesday of the
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MARK ERCOLIN- Board Certified in
Admiralty & Maritime Law by the Florida Bar
901 SE 17 ST Suite 210, Ft Laud., FL 33316
MARITIME INJURY LAW- Admiralty Criminal
Defense Personal Injury Civil Disputes.
A-A-A Attorney Referral Service, Inc.
24-hours, 100's of lawyers statewide.
1-800-733-5342 Se habla espanol
MARINE A/C & REFRIG- Sales*Service*Parts
Excellent Rates for our new customers,
Special Discounts on vessels @ 70' & under.
NEPTUNE AIR CORP Sales, Service &
Installation- All Brands 2945 SR 84, #A-4
Ft Laud., FL 33312 Call: 954-792-6550
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Marine A/C & Refrigeration
Standard or Custom Built for your application
Sales Service Installation
(954) 527-4944 (954) 253-9245
CANVAS FACTORY- flybridge covers,
Bimini tops, mooring covers & repairs. Mobile
truck will perform work at your site.
THE CANVAS MAN Dockside Service
All Marine Canvas Work 954-785-8677
15 yrs Exp 954-722-6478
HALF PRICE CANVAS
OUR PRICES ARE HALF OF MOST OTHERS
& THE QUALITY IS SUPERIOR
BIMINIS ENCLOSURES COVERS
INTERIORS HEAD LINERS
FREE ESTIMATES CALL NOW
CUSTOM FIT YACHT & BOAT CANVAS
BRIDGE & BOATTOPS
CUSHIONS & UPHOLSTERING
1511 S.W. IstAVE.
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL 33315
271 SW 33rd ST, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33315
Phone: 954-766-2625 Fax: 954-766-2627
1-800-766-5159 E-mail: Glilien380@aol.com
C LOni Iocdl 1aej & ServrCe aPie
Factory Trained Master Technician
Cell 954-257-6142 1100SE24th ST(SR'84)
Shop 954-761-7938 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
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AH your marie convs & upholstery needs
Office & Fax:954-584-2084
R .., Cell: 954-701-0421
Fort Lauderdale CeL" 954-701-0419
Quality Carpet Cleaning, Inc.
Any 40'-50' Motor Yacht
18 Years of Experience
50'-60' $20000 Complete
GLENN'S BOAT CLEANING SERVICE- custom
wash & wax, teak cleaning & oiling,
varnishing. Weekly & bi-monthly service.
YACHT POLISHING"- In-water service at
your dock. You get more than you pay for.
Corinne's Marine Service- BOAT CLEANING
Teak Metal Wax Interior/Exterior
20 years exp. Lic. & Ins. 954-340-1134
Corinne's CLEAN CABINS Specializing in
interior boat cleaning. Over 20 yrs exp.
Licensed & insured. 954-340-1134
Polishing & Waxing, Complete Detailing,
Interior & Exterior, Licensed & Insured for
any boatyard. Call the experts the
professionals call! Neatfleet 954-557-7274.
Hot Yachtz- complete vessel cleaning &
detailing. Lic. & Ins. 954-382-9779
Broward and Dade Nautical Services
Complete DETAILING for your boal
WEEKLY & MONTHLY MAINTENANCE
INTERIOR & EXTERIOR
CALL THE EXPERTS
BEST PRICE, QUALITY & FREE ESTIMATE
(754) 244-5244 (954) 483-4038
firstname.lastname@example.org I.i year of xpneume
We can polish your hull & clean your waterline.
Quality In-water service at your dock.
CallGiAyMiller954-923-8391 or 629-3620 (mobile)
Licensed & Insured.
Compass adjusting & Repairs. Gauges, Sales
& Repairs. S&W-VDO. (954) 522-4885
(founded 1963)- Professional Captains &
Crews to safely deliver your yacht -
Experienced all waters 1515 SE 17 ST Cswy,
P.O. Box #460126, Fort Laud., FL 33346
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In-Water Hull Polishing from our float. Diving.
Compounding & Waxing, Washing, Interior & Exterior.
Neatfleet Yacht Detailing. Inc. 954-557-7274
Hot Yachtz- complete vessel detailing &
cleaning. Lic. & Ins. Call 954-382-9779.
MARINE S RVICES
SpecialiingMx "s- .. 'proes
Weekly & Mon IMainteance,
Interior & F De tjg
Washing, Wa xi kMg~tol,
New QonstrU & Relfts
Licensed re .
Since I D
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CompleteYacht Detailing -
In-water Hull Polishing
Interior & Exterior
Your Dockslde Detailers
954-382-9779 licensed Insured
Bottom & Running Gear Inspections Cleaning
& Zinc Replacement
Competitive Rates Same Day Service.
DUFFY'S DIVING SERVICE
Monthly & bi-monthly service available
Complete underwater maintenance
Phone: (954) 964-0064
MRS G DIVING Monthly Hull Maintenance &
Commercial Diving Services. We accept Visa/
MasterCard. Call (954) 964-4804.
DR. ZINCs Hull Maintenance. Monthly
maintenance, commercial diving. Visa & MC
accepted. 561-445-0462 305-522-3553
BOTTOM SCRUBBERS Diving Service- bottom
cleaning & zincs replaced. 754-422-4875
Professional Dive Service
HLS & PROPS CLEAN C IISU
MONTHLY & BIMONHY SERVICE IMILAkE
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1 (954) 476-963
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Small portable AIR COMPRESSOR units, new & used,
to fill SCUBA tanks also store size units. Complete.
line of supplies, filters, oils, fill whips & fittings.
Compressed Air Supplies 954-929-4462 M-F
GOLD COAST DIVING bottom cleaning zincs'props
*inspection 561-347-7811 954-914-1011
NEATFLEET- cleaning zincs, props, inspections,
all major CC accepted. 954-557-7274
WILLIAMS DIVING SERVICE- Bottom cleaning,
props, zincs & more. Over 20 yrs exp as
Navy Diver. Call Mike 954-447-3483
Get eI beDIVING 'fr less
BOTFOM CLEANING ZINCS REPLACED PROPS PUUED
Monthly Services Available Same Day Service
Call Nautical Services
C&J DIVING SINCE 979
UNDERWATER BOAT SERVICES
-- LICENSED A INSUrED
HULL & BARNACLE CLEANING/ZINC REPLACED
Monthly / Bi-Monthly Services
954-254-5151 OR TOLL 1-866-533-8205
AMERICAN AUTO/MARINE WIRING. No job too
big or small. Troubleshooting, repairs,
electronics installation & complete rewiring
our speciality. $60/hr. (954)782-0193 Philip
DOUG's MARINE ELECTRIC
Dockside Service, Troubleshooting, Repairs,
Rewiring & Euro Conversions 954-563-1214
CPS Marine Electrical& Electronics
LOW RATES. Install, Repair, AC/DC, Quality Work
Dockside. Engineering Degree. We show up on time!
954-788-6390 954-224-0044 cell
A&A MARINE ELECTRIC SERVICE-
Diagnostic troubleshooting, Repairs & Replace-
ment. A/C & D/C Wiring. 954-415-9632
SAME DAY DOCKSIDE SERVICE
V & G Yacht Works 954-925-6336
AT YOUR HOME OR DOCK
FImTNG8 SHORECORDS GAUGES LIGHTING
BATTERIES PANELS SWITCHES CHARGERS
WINCHES DAVITS PUMPS AC-DCWIRING
JACK McCARROLL (954) 785-0245
In Business since 1976 FT. LAUDERDALE, FLA 33312
INFINITY MARINE ELECTRONICS
r ecan help with all ol your marine requirements"
Complete refitting & installation. Marine electrical & electronics.
Electrical engineering & design. Complete rewiring our specialty.
Complete CAD design drawings. Authorized Balmar & electronics
installation. Free estimates; competitive prices.
Unequaled 24-hour dockside service & repair. Licensed & insured.
Mobile: 954/445-4500 Email: email@example.com
Marine Electrical & Electronics Refrigeration Air Conditioning
Watermakers Navigation Systems Inverters Hydraulics
Power Management & Distrbution*Yacht Management
Yacht Systems Design & Refit Planning
Free Estimates & Online Consultation
Visit our wbbsite www.Boatek.com
Stephen Sommer, BSEE
Yacht Systems Engineer
USCG 100T Master
S (954) 655-2002
Fa (954) 524-2005
HIGH YVOLTAGESERVICEA INC.
Drsig liiallaMIe Iph UM Lmauical lanre
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a.. ce (561) 7141984
BIG SAVINGS FACTORY DIRECT
EMBROIDERY & SILKSCREEN
$ DYNAMIC DESIGN $
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SAME DAY DOCKSIDE SERVICE
V & G Yacht Works 954-925-6336
A Complete Fiber-Glass Service
Foam Colors Matched
Custom Fab Blister Repair
35 Years Experience
At Your Service
DOCKING LESSONS with your new boat. Call
Capt Doreen @ E-Z Boating 561-302-8943
NEED HELP ?
INSTRUCTION GIVEN ON YOUR BOAT
by U.S.C.G. & F.C.C LICENSED INSTRUCTORS
BOAT HANDLING & ELECTRONICS
RULES OF THE ROAD
SEA SAFETY INSTITUTE, Inc.
A wholly owned subsidiary of NAUTICAL DIVERSIONS
954-288-5228 or 954-524-5228
New to Boaring Need Confidence
Private Hands-On Insticion aboard your s sel
Captain Lanny Dixon (954) 523-7789
U.S.C.G. Ucensed Master (954) 980-2919
25 years of local experience Chec oul tde many other
Member: Ft. Laud Boat Club service *e oser a
Member: Women Aboard www.marinementors.com
ONLY "A" INSURERS
25 YEARS EXPERIENCE
S16' TO 100' YACHTS
NEW BOAT CREDITS
& FISHING BOATS
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3M VINYL BOAT LETTERING- 7-yr guar. 1 U%
off w/this ad. Computerized Lettering,
535 S. Flagler AV. Pompano 954-782-2267
CHAMPAGNE GRAPHICS- gauge plates, name
tags, marine signage, rubber stamps & more.
Vinyl Gold Leaf Enamel Graphics
Boat Names to Go or Dockside Service
MUNDELiU S S 1
217 S.W. 29TH STREET 954-779-7038
FT uUDERDALE FL 33315 FAX 764-5083
Family Business Since 1969
ALL WORK GUARANTEED
*New Construction Docks
Inspection Reports Pilings
Custom Wood Decks *'Seawall Construction
Landscaping Seawall Repairs
Cer or Copeotercy o8035 Bob Cooper, President
censed & insured 954-587-2628
- 3500 Field Road, Fort Lauderdale -
BOATEK.com- Technical Marine System
Solutions. SeeouradinElectrical 954-655-2002
AVALON: all major brands Great Prices *
Satellite Systems Autopilots RADAR GPS.
Sales, Service, Installation 954-523-0119
Calypso Marine Electronics/Electrical
All Major Brands
Sales, Service, Installation.
Specialists in Marine Computer Systems.
24-hour Service Estab.1979
(954) 522-3101 firstname.lastname@example.org
MOBILE DIESEL MARINE REPAIR- specializing
in everything from maintenance to major
overhaul. Detroit Diesel Cat Cummins
also repair most gens Onan N' Lts Kohler
Call 954-464-4058 954-684-8306.
Complete Dockside Service
"Anything in the bilge"
Specializing in hi-performance
SService Repair Maintenance*
S& Export, Inc. !
Diesel & Gas Engine Service, Repairs & Sales
SRebuild, Installation,You Name it... We Do it
Dockside Service Available
C 954-792-343213 2Fa: 954-583-4009.
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High Seas Yacht Refinishing- specializing in
BRUSH PAINTING AwlGripeSterlingelnterlux &
varnishing. Fiberglass & gel coat repair.
Dockside or marina service. Environmentally
friendly "Get the best for less!"
Call Blake @ (954) 257-9896.
S INFINITY YACHT MRNAGEMENT
S We can help with oil of your marine requirements"
Specializing in AWLBRITE*AWLGRIP*Bristol*Epifanes
Free estimates, competitive prices.
Unequaled 24-hour dockside service & repair.
Licensed & insured.
Mobile: 954/445-4500 Email: email@example.com
MARINE SURVEYOR & CONSULTANT- Pre-
purchase & insurance, sail & power. French
Spoken. Wm. Seager. Tel.: 954-527-0870.
MARINE SURVEYORS- buyers & insurance.
Surveys for both POWER & SAIL.
Call Ed Rowe & Jon Howe @ 954-792-6092.
RHODES MARINE SURVEYORS &
CONSULTANTS Inc. Mark Rhodes & Mike
Rhodes. Buyers, insurance & evaluation.
Power & sail.
Call 946-6779 or 946-6671.
DAVID PRICE, INC- Marine Surveyors, ALL
type surveys- power & sail. 954-463-6946
STETLER MARINE SURVEYS Power/Sail prepur-
chase, ins. & damage claims 866-877-5967
PROFESSIONAL MARINE SURVEYS, Inc. Pre-
purch, Insur & Financial. Dick Williamson AMS/
SAMS. Ph: 561-272-1053 or 800-329-1053
SOUTH FLORIDA MARINE
I SURVEYORS, Inc.
Buyers, Insurance & Valuation, Damage Claim
Specialist & Consultants. AMS/SAMS
954-975-5149 Office 954-270-8005 Mobile
OCEANSIDE MARINE SURVEY
Pre-Purchase Valuation Damage
Over 20 years industry experience
Call Mark Mowl 772-486-2515
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INSURANCE, BUYERS & FINANCIAL SURVEYS
Report same or next day. BOAT-US apprvd.
Darrell Brizendine,AMS/SAMS 954-524-8661
EXPERT UPHOLSTERY & CANVAS work Fast
Service. Call Tony @ (954)797-9741.
O CLARK'S UPHOLSTERYq-
"When Quality Is A Mlust'
MARINE RESTAURANTS AUTO
Boat Cushions Recovered/Replaced
Booths, Chairs & Barstools Recovered
Auto Seat Repairs/ Replacement
Convertible Tops & Repairs
Sunroofs, Electric Windows & Door Lock Repairs
NAUTIC MARINE WELDING- Stainless & Alum.
Fabrication. Onsite welding. 954-563-9932
Fuel Tanks, Radar Arches / Davits.
ALUMINUM- leaning posts, T-tops, ladders,
railings, arches, towers. 954-321-6174
MOBIL UNIT, TRAILER REPAIR, SS, Alum.
custom work railing *954-258-2946*
3" & 5" x 3/8 glue down TEAK FLOORING
pre-finished $3.95 per sq ft. Open 6 days
Enduracolor Hardwood Flooring,
1942 Tigertail Blvd, Dania, FL
Carpentry & Varnishing interior/exterior,
veneer, plywood & detailing.
Call NAUTICAL SERVICES @ 754-244-5244.
Carpentry.Teak, decks & cap rails. Competi-
tive rates. Free estimates. 954-522-0117
fine VYcht Carpentry
Teak decks and repairs
* Custom cabinetry
* Mica and Plexiglass work
* Highest quality
* Competitive prices
Ship Shap iereiw
Call Gordon........... 954-791-5657
Beeper bpr: 690-2727
fax: 791-5633 )
tARPNTR & INIHIN
BOA & OM
CARPENTRY VARNISHING PAINTING
SPECIALIZING INAWLGRIPINTERLUX & VARNISHING
FREE ESTIMATES & COMPETITIVE RATE
Call Nautical Services Broward & Dade
(754) 244-5244 *.(954) 483-4038
firstname.lastname@example.org 15 yrs experience
M. INFINITYYACHT MANAGEMENT
9IlVe can-help with all of your marine requirements"
Complete refitting & installation. All phases of custom
woodworking, including: veneer, starboard & coran.
Free estimates, competitive prices. Unequaled 24-hour
dockside service & repair. Licensed & insured.
Mobile: 954/445-4500 Email: email@example.com
ALL Headliners & Wall Liners
STotal Yacht Interi~Vork
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"We can help with all of your marine requirements"
Complete refitting & installation. Marine electrical & electronics.
All phases of custom woodworldng. Plumbing, finishing, welding,
fiberglass. Electrical engineering & design. Complete CAD design drawings.
Free estimates, competitive prices. Unequaled 24-hour dockside service &
repair. licensed & insured.
PRESSURE CLEANING & SEALING
Rust & Mildew Removal: Docks, Decks, Patios
& More. Roof Painting, Tree Trimming &
Hauling. Since 1979. 954-792-2472
Over 20,000 waterfront ocean-access home
dwellers get the Waterfront News delivered
to their front doors monthly from Delray to
Miami Beach. Reach them by placing.your ad
today. Call 954-524-9450 or 800-226-9464
RORY's MARINE CANVAS & UPHOLSTERY-
seeking exp techs. Xint benefits & pay.
Call Dave 954-448-5637 or for more details
EXPERIENCED COMMERCIAL DIVER to clean
boat bottoms. Must have C-card, dive gear &
driver's license. Full time. 954-964-4804.
WANT A FUTURE??? Mercury certified
Outboard Tech Excellent pay/benefits with
55-year old Full Service Marina. Prime
Waterfront Location. Drug Free Work Place.
Call Patti 954-523-8507
VOLUNTEER IN AFRICA
Child aid, Education, HIV/AIDS outreach
14 or 20 months program. Including
6 months training in US or Caribbean.
Program fees apply, scholarships available.
tel. 413-884-4016 & visit www.humana.org
WORK IN PADISE!
Canvas worker/sailmaker wan for thriving loft.
Must be willing to relocate to D homas, in the
beautiful US Virgin Islandsm ienced, self-
sufficient, detail orientg h problem solver
wanted. u think en n d life,
marinetech @ unil ales.vi
USCG Licensed Captain 10 yrs exp available
immediately Sail/Power Boat Deliveries,
Yacht Captain. etc. Call 954-328-6274.
Licensed Captain-7 yrs. exp. Full time/part
time or deliveries 954-684-2362
SEMI-RETIRED YACHT CAPTAINIENGINEER
For hire:Short- or Long-term 100-Ton Master
35-years experience East Coast, Bahamas,
Eastern & Western Caribbean. Excellent Refs.
Available immediately. Go anytime... anywhere.
Call Captain Dave: (954) 683-2474
100-TON CAPT., Mechanic, PADI Scuba
instr Avail for full-/part-time assignments.
Degreed former USCG Coxswain, 15 yrs
exp. Caribbean, US East Coast & Gulf Coast,
West Africa. Excellent References.
ALL HANDS ON DECK! Advertise your.
availability to crew or a need of help on your
vessel here in the Waterfront News.
Call 954-524-9450 or e-mail
TURN-KEY Marine Carpentry shop. Working
Partner wanted. Good location.
Bahamian Corp. with water sports license in
Freeport Bahamas. If you ever wanted to get
into snorkeling, sailing- boat tours business
in the islands, This is it.
Call John at 1-242-373-2049 *
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for details
Don't miss your opportunity to advertise in
the Ft Lauderdale Int'l Boat Show edition of
Waterfront News. Call 954-524-9450 today!
OPERATING PARTNER wanted for water
bus, eco tour boat venture in greater Ft
Lauderdale area. Must have min of 50-ton
license & be prepared to invest a minimum
of $20k in business.
Call954-648-6323 & leave message.
Nautical Flea Market
SNOV 15&16 6
Nao cdall 954-7 4
-.ac ,de' sPce $80 s
Get ar kaMbOis e at
or call 954-786-4 111
Refit n 211010
Day S.il Business goes
i !ih It including
coac,[\ ide endor.emennl
$125.000 l.b o
PART TIME WORK FULL TIME PAY
If you're a "people person" who wants to
INCREASE or SUPPLEMENT YOUR
INCOME and you like working with an
enthusiastic sales team right here in S. FL
No Opportunity Is knocking!
Set your on hours You might be another special member
of our team.
Easy Sell 4 Full Training
Top-notch soles materials
High commission 1 bonuses+ CA LL.
SComputer a plus NET. PLANS. Gerry Dunhill
Wireless Internet Connections
available at Mezzanotte in Riverwalk
& Beach Bums on Ft Lauderdale
beach. Use your laptop outside or
internet access terminal inside.
Mrs. G Diving Specialists, Inc.
5911 Rodman Street
Hollywood, FL 33023
GLORIA GAMAGE, beloved wife of Mike Gamage,
was killed in an automobile accident September 10,
2003. We would like to thank all of our customers,
vendors and friends for all your patience and kindness
during this terrible time.A memorial fund has been set
up in her name at Saint Stephen's Catholic School.Any
donations can be made to:
St Stephen's School Gloria Gamage Memorial Fund
2100 South State Road 7
Miramar, FL 33023
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m Watmtront News 954-524-9450
3" & 5" x 3/8" glue down TEAK FLOORING
pre-finished $3.95 per sq ft. Open 6 days,
Enduracolor Hardwood Flooring, 1942
Tigertail Blvd, Dania, FL 954-922-9663
ANODIZED ALUMINUM TOE RAIL-
for Sailboats, half price. Call 786-252-7909.
Sea Recovery $1,200 GPD RIO 500 Hours.
All th toys! $4500.00 OBO w954-462-4114
RARITAN CROWN 12-volt elec HEAD w/
porcelain bowl. $250. Call 954-986-2779.
Paperback Book & Record Exchange
BUY *SELL TRADE
See our large MARITIME Section of NAUTICAL BOOKS
1907 Hollywood Blvd. 954-922-2466
Insurance Repairs Fabrication
Collisions Gelcoat Matched
We use new "lite" weight composites that last forever!
Expertly rebuilt Hatches Decks *'Transoms Stringers
All work done inside our 2000 sq. ft. shop
in a secure & dry environment
Trailerable Boats up to 30'(10' beam)
Call Tom 2611 NW 17 Lane
954-984-0510 Pompano Beach
710 International 50 w reels + 5'6" stand up
pin stand up rods. Lots of new & used lures
& fishing stuff, hook cleaners, birds, 50 lb
& 80 lb spools of line. TOO MUCH to list,
more new than used.
Call Bob 954-907-3434 or 954-764-1152.
1000's of solar panels, wind generators, batteries,
inverters, generators & meters in stock in Miami.
SUN ELECTRONICS has been located next to
the Biscayne Marriott Marina for 12 years.
Incredibly low prices on Siemens, BP Solar,
Kyocera, S.W. Wind Power, Trojan, Trace, Heart,
Prosine, Honda, Kubota products.
Home, Marine, Telecom Systems designed for FREE.
511 N.E. 15th Street, Miami, FL 33132
Just off 1-95, next door to the Miami Herald
Browse ourweb site: www.sunelec.com
Tel.: (305) 536-9917 Fax: (305) 371-2353
Spel Solar PaNd Sale
as low as $2-^/Watt.
6V, 225 Amp HR Battery,
Comn Vlt Or Stoe...
YOU WILL BE SURPRISED!
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CUSTOM BEDDING & ACCESSORIES
COMFORT ON YOUR YAC-T.
PHONE/FAX: (954) 974-0836
BOAT LFT 10K 6061 Aluminium 2 motor radio
remote control Lke new $3000. 954-922-0880
DOCK FEND-OFF/BUMPERS hand-made
call for free estimates 954-942-6155
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SOLAR PANELS, -
WIND GENERATORS etc. ARCH
New surplus/used/Rebuilt Mar.Pkg. Most
units from South Fla. Yacht repowers. Will
Buy or Consign any Engines/Trans. Contact:
John Rubano/Gold Coast Power Inc.
(305)652-7007 Fla Watts (800)325-7007
(954)523-7007" The Yacht Re-Power Specialist"
LEHMAN/FORD Marine Diesel Parts and Expert
Service & Repair, new & remanufactured Engines
and Generators since 1954. BOMAC MARINE
954-766-2625 Fax: 766-2627
SCAT 3208 210HP W/2:l $6,500
S3-71 DETROIT Marine $3,500
* DETROIT 4-71 Runs Good $3,000
V R5hp GRAY MARINE Good cond w/gear $2,000
" MERC OB 2003 15HP LS Man NEW $1,750
" VOLVO 380rp Diesel $3,800
Others & Transmissions Available @ Yacht Fitters,
111 SW 23 ST #J, Ft Laud Phone & Fax 954-768-9797
Diesel Service available
PHASOR Diesel Generators, authorized dealer.
Parts.Service.lnstall. Phasor/Lehman Ford dealer. BOMAC
MARINE (954)766-2625 (800) 436-5708
A&A MARINE ELECTRIC SERVICE-
Unused Cummings/Onan Diesel Marine
Generator in Soundproof Enclosure. Single
Phase 30KW/30KVA Three Phase 30KW/
37.5 3000 RPM 50 or 60 Hertz $6500.00
Mike Simmons 954-585-8501 Ext. 222
5KW air-cooled Diesel NEW $2,000
7.5Kw ONAN Diesel, $2,000
15Kw ONAN Diesel $2,200
85Kw J DEER 1200RPM $4,000
Two 75KW N Lts (J Deer) $4,500
WESTERBEKE 12cw $2,500
Others & Used Marine Gear Available @ Yacht Fitters,
111 SW 23 ST #J, Ft Laud Phone & Fax 954-768-9797
01 esa&s Sup e laies
Small portable AIR COMPRESSOR units used
to fill SCUBA tanks & shop units, complete
line of supplies, filters, fittings.
Compressed Air.Supplies 954-929-4462 M-F
MARINE SUPPLIES FOR SALE
Too much to list, used & new equipment,
SAT 9 am-i pm. Anchors, Dinks, Pumps, Icemakers,
Gen Sets, Diesels, Gear Boxes, Boats. 4000# Fork Lift.
2" Sampson Line $2/ft. Fitting Chair & Mooring Whips.
Yacht Fitters, 111 SW 23 ST, #J, Ft Lauderdale.
Phone & Fax: 954-768-9797
Diesel Service available
'Cleaningeloduca eSpecialty Cheils
Spot emwvers, .Equipment. "
Spplwsfor: Cleig & Deailing Snerice,, Mechanics,
Boa.,ards, and many otherIndusties...
Commercial Automotive marine.
For prices call: Twice As Clean
1-877-962-5948 toll fr!ee
Providing Clean Solutions to Dirty Problems
MacCart k' P SAINL
Magazines Paperbcks PAPERS!
Las Olas Fruit Shippers Roni
1400 East Las Olas Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 OwYe
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10' MC alum jon boat w/oars, rated 3hp,
floatation. $300. Call 954-986-2779.
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3 WATER TAXIS, eco tour boats, Or water-
way explorers. 2 certified for 17 pax ($30K
each) one has a 6-pack ($20K) economic
24hp diesels. illness forces sale..Make offer
for one or all. Call 954-522-5176.
17-foot 1989 BAYLINER Bowrider 85hp, runs
good, looks OK. $995. Ph 954-802-5190
THE VARNISH MAN-
exclusively yacht varnish,
29 years same location.
Call (954) 791-4715.
25' HUNTER- Fun sailing boat. $3,000 as is.
1974; 954-524-5084 in Ft Lauderdale.
NORTH BROWARD docks run from McNab Road
north to the Palm Beach County line.
CENTRAL BROWARD docks run from McNab
Road south to Port Everglades.
SOUTH BROWARD docks run from Dania-Cut-Off
Canal south to Dade County Line.
LHP DPWTR- 92' wide, dredged 90' seawall, NFB
elec, wtr, secure. No Lvbd, new dock, private
home $495/mo. 954-782-7595 Leave Message
POMP 16 ST NFB 15 min to inlet elec/wtr
shower, garbage. 24/7 lights 954-781-3349
POMP BCH- NFB, 50 amp/wtr., prvt home,
near inlet, $8/foot. Call 954-785-1446.
COVE/DEERFIELD BCH- min to ocean, NFB,
new dock, 70', 110/220, wtr, cable, phone.
Reasonable, secure. $10/ft. min of $250.
No Ivbds. Call (954) 425-8370.
POMPANO off ICW new dock & seawall, wtr/
elec to 35' No Lvbds. Call 954-781-5244.
POMPANO 30' boat slip, ocean access, fixed
bridges, $200/month. 1500 SW 4 AV
(McNab Rd) Ph 954-731-1455
LHP- Deepwater dock at inlet up to 48'
water/electric NO LVBD. Ph: 954-782-9410.
SE POMP- ocean access, wtr/elec, no sail, no
Ivbd. Secure. $195/mo. Call 954-752-2123.
POMP BCH- DW NFB'0.5 mile to inlet no Ivbd
pvt home wide canal 50' dock 80' wtr. $10/ft
$350 min 50 amp elec/water. 954-782-8938
LHP DEEPWATER: 50', NFB, water/elec 50
amp. near inlet, no Ivbd. Ph: 954-545-0415
POMP SE to 35' Wtr/elec, whips, security
lights. NO SAIL $135/month. 954-946-6684
POMPANO BEACH- S of Atlantic, W of US1
Wide deep protective cove. Up to 28'
Ocean access. $125/mo. 954-971-8275
LHP up to 55' NFB closets canal to inlet wtr/
elec No Ivbd very quiet 954-290-1795
POMP 16 St. NFB 10 min to inlet wtr/elec
garbage, shower, lit up at night. use your
vessel 24/7 park within 15' of dock
POMPANO BEACH- Up to 35'. 1 fixed bridge.
.Wtr/elec $200 per month. 954-783-0527
NE Pomp NFB 8 min to ocean 85' dock WTR/
ELEC $10/ft min $350 no LVBD No sailboats
Join South Florida's largest fleet of dockage
Irade Pll Wal-torfrnnt MANewe C9d Q.594-9QA
DOCKSIDE SE 15th St. Sailboats to 45'.
Liveaboard. Amenities. Call 954-802-0234.
FULL SERVICES- STORAGE ONLY $10/ft
incl:all util & parking apt avail 954-462-5512
BAYVIEW- 1/2 mi to Bch. NFB. Deepwater.
36'xl 5' Lvbd, Storage, incl: Electric, Water,
Bath. Laundry-BBQ. Call 954-973-4981.
RIO VISTA- deepwater, no Ivbd. Wtr/Elec, Up
to 60'. Caretaker avail. 954-524-7228
N Fk New River @5 ST- 180' dock, gated, no
Ivbd. NFB, long term only. Ph 954-463-7581
FT LAUD- off Sunrise on the Middle River-
across from Borders. Up to 75' brand new
docks, secure, gated, 50 amp svc, pumpout.
Call Don (954) 385-3689.
S FORK N RIVER up to 45' sail/pwr fenced
private yd. Wtr/elec No Lvbd 954-327-1986
Full Service Dock/i 60' 240/120 with water.
Call 954-791-5323. Lauderdale Isles
N FORK NEW RIVER- 365' of hurricane-safe
dock space, secure, fenced, lots of parking.
Incl.: water/elec. No Lvbd. (954) 524-5975
111 ISLE OF VENICE- deepwater dockage.
phone, cable. Very Clean. 954-524-4430.
ISLE OF VENICE- new dock up to 42', beam 15'
35/50 amps. Storage only. Special summer rate
$400/mo+ST&Elec. Call 954-779-7100.
LAS OLAS ISLES Lvbd & storage, max 46',
18' beam. Laundry, BBQ, Pool, Tiki Dining,
Parking, Pumpout, Apartments available.
35'/65' slips & luxury apt, wood deck, ceiling
fans & beams, cable incl. Rustic.
Available July 1st. Call 954-563-2019.
HENDRICKS ISLE- sail or low craft to 42' &
1-Bedroom apartment & efficiency. NO PETS.
NON-SMOKER. Call 954-467-8371.
RIVERLAND area- wide canal, Parking, Secure.
Lic Capt. TLC available. Call 954-792-1293.
HENDRICKS ISLE- up to 50' hot showerepool
* laundry gated & secure. 954-524-4660
N FK NEW RIVER- up to 40', NFB, Water/Elec,
Pool, W/D, Parking, $400. Also available
efficiency apt $600. Call 954-888-8948.
LAS OLAS ISLES
DOCKS & APTS AVAILABLE
50 Isle of Venice- Sailboats only up to46'
Bathroom, pool, laundry, large yard, water/elec incl.
Phone & cable avail. Liveboards OK. No dogs.
94 Hendricks Isle- Up to 53', Pool, laundry,
water/electric included. Phone & cable available.
Liveaboards OK. No dogs.
If no answer call 1-773-230-9452
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N FORK- deepwater, up to 60', wtr/elec, no
Ivbd, NFB, $275/mo. Ph: (954) 476-8834.
ON EAST LAS OLAS- NFB up to 50', wtr/elec.
no Ivbd. Call 954-523-1713, 560-2915.
CITRUS ISLES- off New River. Prvt 30' dock
wtr/elec. 954-523-2261 *954-816-8338
N FORK New River- Liveaboard to 40', cable,
wtr/elec. Shower avail. Call 954-524-5084.
N FK NEW RIVER & SW4STewtr/elec NFB
$7.5/ft, $200 min.. dpwtr 954-524-5524
CORAL RIDGE- up to 70' NFB close to beach
& shops*prvt entr*secure*caretaker avail.
Hot tub/shower rm available. 954-537-7754
LAS OLAS- 90' dock, deepwater, electric &
water. No Ivbds. Call 954-610-0510.
ISLE OF VENICE- up to 42' slip. Very quiet,
pool, laundry, shower, pumpout, security
$550 Lvbd; $400 Storage. Avai. immedi-
ately. 954-763-2617 between 9am & 6pm.
RIVERLAND- 35' new dock, protected, NFB,
dpwtr. wtr/elec avail. $8/ft. 954-791-2604
HENDRICKS ISLE to 52' laundry, pumpout BBQ
Ivbd $500*Season $475 Ph: 954-564-2467
HENDRICKS ISLE to 52' laundry, pumpout
BBO Ivbd $500*Season $475 954-564-2467
LAUD BY THE SEA- No Fix Brdg, 40', $250,
elec/water. No LVBD. 305-443-8115
LVBD to 40': Good Hurricane Hole, $400/mo
+ elec, phone, cable, on shore bath/shower,
wash/dry available. Call 954-763-2748.
SE 15th ST Near Port Everglades Storage
only 40' or less $200/mo. 954-467-3106
Laud Isles, Private home, deep water, NFB,
hurricane safe. Call 954-792-1407.-
EXCELLENT LOCATION: 2 minutes from 17th
St Bridge, wide turn basin, separate paved
ent. SE breeze. Full ameris. 954-463-4737
LAUD ISLES Hurricane safe water up to 55'
No Lvbd $200/mo.110v. Ph: 954-587-0047
BRAND NEW DOCKS on Las-Olas Blvd up to
90', 8 slips available. Call Jim 954-298-7564
100' Deepwater, 50 amps 110/220, Las
Olas private home, no Ivbds. 954-761-9628
NORTH FORK NEW RIVER
Shaded Liveaboard/Storage Pool Laundry
30/50amp*Storage LockerseGarage Workshops
ALL AREAS- ALL SIZES
of South Florida
RENTING DOCKSPACE ?
DANIA CUT-OFF CANAL- up to 75' short-term
1-mo min, long term avail. 954-925-6336
Join South Florida's largest fleet of dockage
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From 600 per foot / per day.
At Interstate 95 & State Road 84
on the South Fork of the New River
954-791-7600 or 954-240-0605
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Century East Apts 100 ISLE OF VENICE live-
aboards welcome. Hot shower, toilet, BBQ,
cable, phone, pool, laundry. 954-523-2156.
NEAR LAUD YACHT CLUB- ocean access, 3
mins, no liveaboards, 240v elect, water,.
phone, experienced yacht caretaker avail.
John 954-523-7217 Eve. 954-462-7230
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ATLANTIC ISLAND, Sunny Isles 900' to
ocean/beach. 30' boat. Call 305-936-9920.
MIAMI BEACH @ 79 St. Private dock 50'x20.'
wtr/elec + parking, pool with amenities.-
Days: 305-865-1200 Eves: 305-868-4022
Waterways Marina (Aventura)
Deepwater premium slip located near ocean
access. Marine store, several restaurants, and
health spa on premises. Can accommodate up
to 90' and includes cable, water, etc.
Call 212-288-3310 917-589-6046
DOCK SPACES AVATIARTE
DEEPWATER PROTECTED NO FIXED BRIDGES
UPSCALE MARINA FULL AMENITIES STAYABOARD
CHARMING MEDITERRANEAN AMBIANCE IN
THE HEART OF AVENTURA'S LUXURY
Between Ft Lauderdale & Miami. 20 minutes from either airport.
VICTORIA INVESTMENTS, Inc. Yacht Management
Tel 954.907.0330 954.907.0653 Fax 954.454.9934
Looking for dockspace? Call DOCKFINDERS of
South Florida 954-786-0246.
DOCK & CHARTER your yacht from quaint
inn- Las Olas/ICW/A1A area. Up to 60'.
Unusual opportunity. Call 954-462-0531
DRY STORAGE for boats up to 26' no time
limit V&G Yachtworks 954-925-6336
USA Marine Center
Full Service Marina
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SE 15 ST CONDO- 2-bed/1.5-bath w/pool 2
parking spaces. W/D $1300 w/ dock; $1150
w/o dock. 954-525-8658 954-336-7843
REMODELED HOME-3/2, 60' dock, wetbar,
entertainment rm,full laundry, den, open terr,
carport. $1950 yrs lease. 305-519-8773
LAUD HARBORS- 2-bed home on island 65'
ocean access dock NFB pets OK 954-523-6423
Waterfront-across from beach furn 1 bedr
apts/cable/full kitchen/laundry/no pets/
discounts for crew wkly/monthly rates
Citrus Isles- Share 2 bedroom 2 bath home
including a 25' deepwater dock $700 per
month call 954-524-3409
KEY WEST victorian mansion
for rent in Old Town Key West
4-bedroom, 3.5-bath, pool,
large spa/tub, 2 porches,
DirecTV in every room.
Rent from owner.
Call (561) 441-1016.
SOUTH BIMINIL Bahamas-
2BR/2.5BA, oceanview home with
50' dock. TV, BBQ, Phone. Daily/
Weekly. For details 954-257-6142
COVERED BOAT WORK AREA- up to 1700 sq
ft w/avail office, 300 SF. Water access Dania
Cut-off Canal, no bridges, 10 min from Port
Everglades. Call Joe 954-925-6336.
OFFICE SPACE in beautiful Royale Palm Yacht
Basin. 629 NE 3rd St.. Dania 954-923-5900
Warehouse space see column 4 954-524-0343
Rentals continues next column.
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HENDRICKS ISLE- water view, 1 BR fum/
unfurn apts & effic, Pool, sun deck, laundry.
NO PETS, NON-SMOKER. + Dock 954-467-8371
ISLE OF VENICE
Hotelrooms, Efficiencies, 1- & 2-bedroom
Furnished Apartments. Daily, weekly & monthly.
CALL FOR SPECIAL RATES!
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NVESTMENT Large 2 Units 3/1,111 $269K
Call Linda 'teady9$4-7~-t21
Ocean Access starts ~$350K
OFFICE SPACE- just off SE 17 St Cswy, Ft
Laud. Secure bldg., window offices, plenty of
parking, walk to lunch, near 595 & airport.
SE 17 Street Causeway. 1200 sq ft office
space avail NOW, Ground Floor, nice view.
perfect for yacht broker/retail/medical new
carpet & paint. 3500 sq ft penthouse office
available. Jan '04. Denise 954-647-0736
FT LAUD- near S Andrews & Davie Blvd,
6500 SF warehouse & A/C office (2400 SF)
wired for 10 workstations. Security System.
Spray Booth, 3-Phase Electric, Covered
Parking & adj additional 2-story office/apt.
Close to: Port Everglades, New River,
Downtown, 17th St Cswy, 1-95 & 595.
1218 & 1224 SW 1 AV. Call561-2220700.
ISLE OF VENICE- Century East Apts. Pool/
BBQ/Cable/Laundry. Affordable rates. Furn
apts. Weekly/Monthly. Call 954-523-2156.
BAYVIEW AREA- 2/2's & 1/1's, near ICW &
beach. Laundry. Dock avail. (954) 568-0627
21 ISLE of VENICE (Hamptons) tropical island
paradise, luxury apts, annual & seasonal,
furnished, heated pool, poolside dining, gas
BBQ, direct dial phones, expanded cable TV
& more. NO PETS. Docks available.
Big Boat Owners Wanted
Keys to the Key Real Estate
(305) 743-2300 .
MARATHON, FL KEYS- This
Mediterranean style estate is ideally
situated on a protected deep draft cove.
A serious boater will appreciate the
extensive dockage with basin.
Tastefully renovated main house &
quaint guest house beckon you to take
pleasure in the surroundings.
Entertaining flows easily from indoors
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3-bedroom, 2-bath home on large, ocean access
waterfront lot. This move-in condition, well maintained
home features an open floor plan, breakfast bar, wood
& tile floors, garbage, updated appliances, tile roof &
excellent waterfront views. Sliding glass doors open to
a screened patio with huge relaxing acuzzi & spacious,
tropically landscaped fenced yard. 65' on the canal,
electric boatlift, dock with fish cleaning station and just
a short boat ride to the ocean. Offered at $395,000.
215 FEET ON POINT FOT
Outstanding four-bedroom, three-and-one-half-bath
waterfront estate, over 3,330 sq.ft., on point lot on Dania
Cut-Off Canal. This two-story home features a swim-
ming pool, an open patio, a two-car garage, two family
rooms and sparkling water views from all rooms, in-
cluding the huge second floor master bedroom.This is
truly a boater's paradise with 215 feet on the water,
dock, davits and only a short boat ride to the ocean.
This extraordinary property -a slice of Florida living at
its best- is offered at $599,000.
s& HOLLYWOOD BEACH l
OCEANFRONT POOL HOME'
200 feet on Hollywood Beach, 120 feet deep. Three
buildings, total of 8 bedrooms and 7 baths with an
oceanside pool. One-of-a-kind property with fantastic
ocean views.Outstanding beach real estate property
surrounded by state parks, located on four lots, just north
of Sheridan Street, over 1/2+ acre of oceanfront living.
Furn office space available @ Harbor Towne Marina
with conference room & secretary. $650/month & up
SLeooking to Buy or Sell Waterfront Property?
Call John M. Ryan
The Waterfront Specialist
with ILL ia RMal established 1924
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to outdoors. Master suite with sitting
room and private balcony provides a
quiet respite for viewing the tranquil
waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the
glorious sunsets. Offeredat$1,645,000
Brad Baker, Realtor
Direct: (305) 745-8897
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ROBERT P. GARGANO
& Associates, Realtors
Specializing In Waterfront Real Estate *
Living and working on the New River
CORAL RIDGE- WATERFRONT CONDO- No Fixed Bridges-
2-bdrm, 1.5-bath convertible. New Pergo floors, new kitchen &
bath. Pets OK, Dockage to 50' avail. JUST LISTED $239,000.
HARBOR CLUB- Ft Lauderdale Beach- Outstanding View
ovedooking Lake Sylvia & ICW- 2/2 Co-op, Turn key cond.
New Kitchen, Bath, Tile, Fully Fum. 60' Dock Possible-
80' DEEPWATER NO FIXED BRIDGES Beautiful 3-bedroom,
2-bath deepwater pool home. Open and airy floor plan. Wood custom
cabinets, newer appliances- newer baths, gas fireplace & ceiling fans.
8' gas heated diving pool. 40' dock with 50 amp power. $445,000.
*TROPICAL POINT-3/3 High Ceilings, All New Kitchen, Baths,
etc. nearing Completion. 75' water- New River views. Located
near Downtown Ft. Lauderdale. $900,000.
BOCA- 150' Waterfront Point Lot. Double wide canal with
direct ICW access 3/2 home- Redo or Build New $1,250,000.
FORT LAUDERDALE BEACH-
50'x170' single family lot...................$550,000.
S 100' x 170' single family lot ............$1,100,000.
Coming Soon! New Construction...... $1,195,000.
OCEANFRONT HOME RENTAL- One of only 49 homes
directly on the ocean w/beautiful beachfront pool! Spacious 3-
bdrm, 3.5-bath 2-story homeoffers sensational ocean view
Renovated. $10,000 per month
LAS OLAS ISLES- WATEFRONT RENTAL -Spacious 2/3 plus
den wfjacuzzi tub, fireplace, vaulted ceilings, wood floors.
$3;000/month-annual lease unfum. Dock also avail, for up to
42'boat call for details.
*RIVER REACH CONDOS-
Central location off the New River. Conveniently located
close to downtown Ft Lauderdale. Gated island featuring
24-hr manned security, 2 tennis courts & 3 heated pools.
Small pets OK (owners only) No fixed bridges; ocean
access dockage (owners only as available)
1& 2 BEDROOM $139,900-$325,000
CALL FOR CURRENT AVAILABLE CONDOS
RIVER REACH ANNUAL RENTALS FROM $850-$1300
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