Sailing activities include week day sails, overnight cruises and an often an annual cruise to the Bahamas or Keys. For more information about Sailing Singles of South Florida, visit or email the commodore at. Single braids are very supple and limp, so they are easy to coil and handle. Please support your club by do a little reading, volunteering and voting in the elections. In 1984 Rudy became a social worker for Broward County where he remained until 2004. Shel is survived by his sister Loreli Miller and several nephews, nieces and great nephews and great nieces.
As a young adult, Rudy joined the Whitby in Toronto and started sailing around the Islands and across Lake Ontario to New York. Some still live in Erie, but they are also spread over many states, so when you add in other relatives, Debi puts lots of mileage on her car traveling to family celebrations. This kind of stuff can also help a mechanic diagnose a repair…so think how much time that could save you…and money too. Keeping all of that information handy, including the manuals, is essential. The use of lines—worn or until they break—is a common practice. After every outing its best to hose down your lines inspecting them for fraying. Commodore Kelly Dobbs of Sailing Singles presented Dana and the family with a pennant with 8 stars, and performed an 8-bell ceremony which brought tears to many eyes.
Dobbs, grilled up delicious shrimp and colorful veggie kabobs, prepared coconut rice, and a tasty tropical salad with mango dressing. Keeping your lines clean and salt water free will extend their life. Raft up parties, snorkeling and simply drifting off Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade beaches provide quick jaunts anchored closer to home. I recommend maintaining the service log with your computer where you can easily update and arrange items as needed—your dry land copy. Most people take ropes for granted—did I say that? Eventually, he participated in the Thunderbird World Championships and won third place in that event in 1973. When Waterfront Times was going to press, plans were in the works for a Super Bowl 50 party.
Adding New Toys to Your Boat We all have added a new toy, from an electric winch, to a windlass, even a new radio. Five boats went out in high winds and motored up the coast, the crews included family members and many friends from Sailing Singles. Farewell and Fair Winds, Rich. The captain is not responsible for finding forgotten items. From movie posters to funny posters, find exactly what you're looking for to make your home, office, or classroom reflect who you are and what you love. Arlene and volunteer members planned and decorated for the parties and awarded prizes for the best category.
Not only is this manual a great way for you to keep up with maintenance tasks, but potential buyers, surveyors and brokers will consider it an asset as well. Once when approaching the inlet, and the sails were already down, the engine failed. But one thing she is certain about…she wants to go cruising. Three-strand line has a knobby finish, is easy to splice and is the most affordable. Copyright © 2005 Sailing Singles of South Florida.
Author Posted on Categories , , , , , , , , Search for: Search Months Archive. She is the center of a large extended family which consists of her children, grand children and great grand children. Consider also volunteering for a standing committee: Financial Audit, Pink Book, and Nominating. And a reminder if you have something marine related to sell, or an article to contribute, an experience to share, please contact the Editors by the 20th of the month. Boat ownership or previous knowledge about sailing is not required to join.
Before you volunteer for the Board or any committee, or before you vote, read the Sailing Singles of South Florida By-Laws and the Policies and Procedures. The eye in the end is easily passed around a cleat or piling by someone on the dock and the bitter end is adjusted on board. Please let us know that you found us online at Fort Lauderdale Marine Directory. Meal was complimented with Banana Nut Bread and tropical fruit drink. At every party Rudy welcomed guests as people arrived, surrounded by his three dachshunds. Shel was also an instructor with Blue Water Sailing School in Fort Lauderdale. His origin was quite surprising to many as his Dutch accent was barely detectable.
Social News Our last social event was the Labor Day beach party at Peanut Island, covered under Sailing News. But, Sailing Singles of South Florida was there! Are you available to work on a monthly project at your own pace, to coordinate input from other Club Directors, to encourage members to submit informative articles and photographs of past events? This year, participation for Columbus Day at Elliot Key was down due to Hurricane Irma. His funeral service was delayed until October when all of his family were available to come Florida. Jupiter Outdoor Center; Rent a Kayak or Stand up Paddle Board, participate in a variety of ongoing classes and guided kayak tours. That adds value…and provides a high level of security. However in this case, one was seasick, and both complained they were bored in spite having their iPad on board! This article will give you an idea of the minimum information that should be in your service log. Beal, who joined in 2010 and has served as social director, said almost every holiday, including Halloween and Christmas is celebrated on land or water.