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Issue #154

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December 2015

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

10 GIFT IDEAS FOR BOATERS

LOBSTER SEASON IS HERE!

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A Magazine For The Marina del Rey Boating Community

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From the editor

A Good Life

The month before last, I had a boat called Bloodhound on the cover. It’s a boat I’d always wanted to write about because, in addition to it being an amazing wooden sailboat, it is something of a story of triumph. Bob Gilbert saw an image of a boat from the 1800s and said, “That needs to live again,” and through his arduous efforts, it did. Bloodhound is essentially a living work of art that one guy insisted be created. Subsequently it became a member of his family and a source of adventure for decades.

While I asked questions, Valerie, an accomplished actress, would not only tell me what Bob was saying but would also say things like, “he’s smiling and nodding his head…” things like that. It was one of the most unique and heartfelt interviews I’ve done.

When I heard the news, I knew I wanted to write something about him, but didn’t want an obituary. I thought about what a life like Bob’s means to those who never met him, in this case my local readership. I came up with this:

It broke my heart to learn that Bob passed away soon after our interview. What I didn’t mention in the story was Bob couldn’t speak during the discussion; his voice was just a raspy whisper – his wife Valerie sort of translated for us. They were incredibly upbeat, open and down to earth. Prior to the interview, I researched Bob and learned that he was an Oscar winning documentary filmmaker, an architect, a painter and a respected sculpture with works still in museums. He was a guy who would become inspired and then follow that inspiration wherever it would take him. Valerie said during the interview that Bob was relentless once he began something. Driven to the end.

This man’s journey was about pursuing what was meaningful to him and through that, he changed

and affected the lives of so many. He was inspired and he, in turn, inspired others. He did things that were not easy, but wouldn’t quit until they were done and done right. What was produced was good… better than good and, in the end, that is what a meaningful life is. Let us all get out and try to do the same in our own

way…RIP Bob Gilbert.

out and try to do the same in our own way…RIP Bob Gilbert. Thanks for picking

Thanks for picking it up!

in our own way…RIP Bob Gilbert. Thanks for picking it up! WhAt’S iNSide Coming Events 4

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Coming Events 4 Off the Wire 6 10 Great Holiday Gift Ideas for Boaters Boaters
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10 Great Holiday Gift Ideas for Boaters
Boaters Are Easy to Buy For!
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The Art of Buying Used By Captain Richard Schaefer
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Great Tips For Buying a Used Boat
Grabbin’ Bugs
Lobster Season is Here
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According to Dave
Monthly Fishing Report by Captain Dave Kirby
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Racing - Racing Season Kicks Off With the Berger/Stein
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Tip of the Month
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Classified Section
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Coming Events!

Whats happening around americas Largest recreationaL harbor and cataLina isLand too!

December 3

Herreshoff Ketch Tioga Slide Presentation

A slide presentation about the 1931 Herreshoff

ketch Tioga will be given at 7 PM at the Lloyd Taber County Library on Admiralty Way. A 5 ft. radio-controlled model of the yacht will be on display in the foyer showcase at the library throughout the month of November. She was

described in an article in Classic Yacht magazine

as “the most beautiful yacht ever built”.

December 4-6

Winter Wonderland at Descanso Beach Club – Catalina Island

Kick off the winter season island style! Join us as we turn Descanso Beach Club into a Winter Wonderland complete with ice skating,

a bounce house, snowboarding, and a life-size

snow globe! You’ll even have the chance to take

a photo with Santa! Winter Wonderland has fun

for the whole family. Bring one new unwrapped toy or a bag of food with a value of $10 or more to receive 10 complimentary raffle tickets. More Info 310 510-7410.

December 5th

Holiday Boat Parade Workshop

Get the inside scoop on how to WIN and have

a great safe time on the water. Join, Louis

Scaduto, Visual Effects Artist, Architect, Realtor and MDR Boat Parade Board Member

as he goes over how to get noticed. He’ll discuss the 14 award categories and 125 great prizes. Also the parade route, awards party and much

more. Now that LED lights use very little power and are cheap, it makes it fast and simple to put on a special light effects extravaganza. Joining the parade is a must-do event for anyone who enjoys the marina and wants to have the best seat for viewing the spectacle. Light fare and refreshments will be served. The entry fee for the parade is only $25 for an individual! This year’s MdR Holiday Boat Parade will be on December 12th. Fireworks kick off the parade

at 5:55 pm. The theme is “Adventures on the

Sea”, and Grand Marshal Florence Henderson. For information on the parade, photos, history, the entry form and sponsorship opportunities, visit mdrboatparade.org. Workshop begins at

11:00 a.m. and takes place at West Marine on 4750 Admiralty Way in Marina del Rey.

December 11

3rd Annual Catalina Island Muse- um Holiday Symphony Concert This annual Holiday Concert features an ensemble from one of the West Coast’s top universities, the distinguished Stanford Symphony Orchestra. The Holiday Symphony Concert will feature classical music as well as holiday favorites. Tickets: free for museum members and children 17 and under. General admission tickets will also be available. Additional details announced closer to concert date. Catalina Island Museum. 310-510-2414, www.catalinamuseum.org

December 12

Marina del Rey Farmers Market Enjoy fresh produce & artisan favorites at the Marina del Rey Farmers’ Market. Locally grown, organic fruits & veggies, pre-packaged

meals, delicious desserts & hand-crafted jewelry, clothing, arts & crafts. Located at the corner of Via Marina & Panway Way (parking lot 11, adjacent to the Cheesecake Factory). Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. More info 310-305-

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December 12

Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade Festively decorated boats light up the harbor for this beloved annual event. Spectators gather at popular viewing spots like Burton Chace Park, Fisherman’s Village and other waterfront venues for a front row seat to this holiday spectacle. Begins at 6:00 p.m. For more info visit mdrboatparade.org.

December 19

Marina del Rey Farmers Market Enjoy fresh produce & artisan favorites at the Marina del Rey Farmers’ Market. Locally grown, organic fruits & veggies, pre-packaged meals, delicious desserts & hand-crafted

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December 31

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Marina del Rey will ring in 2016 with a spec- tacular fireworks show over the harbor! At 7 pm, guests are invited to Burton Chace Park

to watch a live, outdoor broadcast on a jumbo

screen of CNN’s New Year’s Eve Live from Times Square in New York City. At 8:59 pm, join in on the 60-second countdown & view the Times Square ball drop. Then at 9:00 p.m., watch the night sky light up with an amazing ten-minute fireworks show, which will be shot from the Marina’s south jetty. More info 310-

305-9545

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Tropical Rock Every Wednesday 6:00 -9:00 p.m. at The Warehouse Restaurant Unkle Monkey duo

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of the ‘Top 3 Bands on the Westside’ by The

Argonaut two years in a row. They are a “boater friendly band” and will take all your Jimmy Buffett requests! Happy Hour 4:00 -7:00 p.m. 4499 Admiralty Way Marina Del Rey Santa Monica Windjammers Yacht Club We invite members, guests, and prospective members to join us for cocktails, food, live music, dancing and fun on Sunday afternoons from 4:00 to 7:00 (food served at 5:00). No reservations needed. This is a great way to end your day on the water, or just to wind down from the weekend. Live jazz or classic rock

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details, racing, events, directions, and more. Women’s Sailing Association of Santa Monica Bay Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Santa Monica Windjammers Yacht Club, 13589 Mindanao Way, in Marina del Rey. The meeting,

held at 7:30, is preceded by a social hour, and a light dinner is served. Each meeting features

a guest speaker discussing their adventures

and achievements. WSA invites boaters of all

skill levels to join. Its programs, include day sails, seminars, parties, and cruises including destinations such as King Harbor, Catalina and the northern Channel Islands, For membership information contact email membership@ wsasmb.org or on the web at www.wsasmb.org. Marina Sunday Sailing Club Since 1981 MSSC has brought together skippers and crew in a friendly social environment for daysails in Santa Monica Bay and cruises to Catalina and other destinations. We meet onthe2ndand4thSundayofeachmonthon the patio at Burton Chace park under the Club banner. Meetings start at 10:00 a.m. We hold

a brief business meeting and then head out for

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entitles you to brunch and a day of sailing, if space is available. No prior sailing experience

is necessary. For more info call (310) 226-8000

or see website at www.marinasundaysailors.org Catalinas of Santa Monica Bay Owners of Catalina Yachts Join us for our monthly meetings at the Santa Monica Windjammers Yacht Club on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. We would like to welcome Catalina owners to join our club. We have speakers, cruises to Catalina, races and other events throughout the year. Our doors open at 6:00 for happy hour and then dinner around 7 to 7:30 and our main event after that. Join the fun and meet other owners of Catalinas. For more info email Jeanne Cronin at jeannecro@gmail.com. Single Mariners of Marina del Rey Attention sailors and singles. Single Mariners of Marina del Rey invites you for a dinner and a sail. Join us twice a month for a meet and greet social hour followed by dinner and a meeting. The goal of the club is to meet new people that have an interest in sailing or want to learn about ocean going sailing. We are a FUN social club built around weekend sailing on the bay. We match skippers with crew for a fun day of sailing. We meet on the first and third Thursdays of each month with a day-sail the following weekend weather and skippers permitting. The meetings are held inside Pacific Mariners Yacht Club. There is a $7.00 charge to attend. PMYC is located at 13915 Panay Way, Marina Del Rey. For additional information contact Single Mariners Commodore, Alan Rock at alanrock1@gmail.com, (310) 721-2825 or visit the website www.singlemariners.net.

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In California, the CVA program has funded construction of hundreds of vessel pump-outs, most of which are used by both pleasure vessels and live-aboards.

RBOC is concerned that the USFWS interpretation does not allow live-aboards to use the CVA funded equipment [vessel pump-outs] or allow CVA funded pump-out boats or services. The exclusion of recreational vessels used as live-aboards could have a significantly negative impact on water quality and would be detrimental to the objectives of the CVA.

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Solo round the World - Antarctica to Starboard

Rhode Island sailor/adventurer Joe Harris will be making a solo, non-stop, unassisted, round-the-world record attempt going from Newport, RI to Newport RI, leaving Antarctica to starboard, aboard his Class 40 sailboat GryphonSolo2 (“GS2”).

The attempt will be made in accordance with the rules of the World Sailing Speed Record Council, who will time the start and finish in Newport. Additionally, a “WSSRC Black Box” will be installed on the boat, the data from which would be used to ratify any claim by GS2 that the existing record of 137d, 20h, 01m, 57s, set by Chinese sailor Guo Chuan in 2013, has been broken.

“I have been hoping, planning and dreaming of racing around the world since I was about 20 and now I am 55- not sure how that happened!” Said Harris. “This will no doubt be the greatest physical and mental challenge I have ever faced, and I would be lying if I said that the prospect of being alone on the great oceans of the world for four months was not an intimidating thought. It is. And the preparation at times seems overwhelming- but in the end, this will provide me the greatest test of my mettle that I can imagine. “Solo sailing means 100% personal responsibility and self-reliance. It means no job too big and no job too small- everything from navigating, to sail changes and trimming to repairing what breaks, to cooking and

cleaning. I will have to sail the boat quickly and wisely to beat the record, hopefully making no mistakes that would lead to damage to the boat.”

Harris is an experiences solo sailor. He has participated in in the Atlantic Cup and the Newport-Bermuda race. Then Joe again competed in the all- Class 40 Atlantic Cup, and then in the Bermuda 1-2.

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10 Gift Ideas For Boaters

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10 Gift Ideas For Boaters The person who has a boater in their life around the

The person who has a boater in their life around the holiday season is lucky. There are vast choices, boaters always always need something and they are sooo happy they didn’t have to fork out the cash for this overpriced thing. So, with that in mind what kind of cool gifts can be gotten for the boating breed?

10. Handheld GPS.

Maybe this person has the nice mounted full color Garmin setup there on the pedestal or instrument rack, but an easy to grab waterproof handheld GPS is great for the extended dinghy ride or the fogged in passage from the mooring to the dinghy-dock. Or maybe this person doesn’t have the kind of boat that has the nice set up and they already have a handheld GPS. Well, get them the next model up. They’ll have a backup and the new model. They’re like sunglasses – good to have a spare kicking around.

9. A Better First Aid Kit

It’s not the sexiest gift but a good stocking stuffer that you’ll be glad you picked up. Chances are this boater friend of yours has a first aid kit on board, but half the time, they’re not all that great. Check it out and if you see a plastic box that has three no name band-aids, a very small tube of an ointment you’ve never heard of and some gauze that looks weirdly thin – upgrade time. Instead of the normal $20 one, spring for something in the $50-60 zone. It’ll have extra goodies. It’s the greatest feeling in the world to have a situation at sea and realize you can deal with it easily because you’re prepared.

8. New Docklines and Fenders

Some boaters will go to the trouble of breaking out the acetone and scrubbing their fenders, so they look all clean and white, but most of us just casually notice how disgusting they are and move on. Same goes for docklines – the jet fuel falling from the sky eventually makes the lines turn brown with filth. They feel gross on the hands because they are gross. Replacing dock lines is wonderful. There is something new-underwear- ish about cleaning the boat and having nice fenders and spotless new docklines. It’s one of those things that are great gifts because no normal boater wants to replace something that works just because it’s dirty. And don’t start with the: “why don’t you just soak the lines,” talk. It’s just cool

to get nice new lines…

7. Foulies

Here’s another item that, for many boaters, might be in a state of disappointment and/or disrepair. Maybe the zipper is salted shut on the bottom, or they’re insanely stained and ripped or there is just better stuff out there now. This person has daughters older than those things and the new materials are always a little lighter, a little warmer and have some kind of a new pocket or clip or gizmo that will make them happy. It’s another thing that’s great to get as a gift because the stoic boater will often “make do”.

6. Knife

Boaters use knives…knives rust or get crusty and became less than efficient. A new knife, say a leatherman, is bound to have some things that the old one didn’t, plus this new one operates so easily and sweet! Things that have purpose make boaters happy.

5. Sirius Signal SOS Light - Flare Alternative

Flares are a mandatory part of boating but they go stale, plus not everyone knows exactly how to work the things because they’ve never been in any trouble. “I’m sure I’ll figure it out as the water rises,” many of us think. But alas, there is a new device that’s born from the question: “is there anything else we can use besides pyrotechnic flaming flares that have expiration dates?” Well, yes there is a Coast Guard Approved SOS signal called SOS Distress Light made by Sirius Signal. It’s battery operated and meets all the criteria the CG lays down for a distress signal. It’s compact, clean and easy to operate. No more flares…good gift.

4. Nice Pair of Sunglasses

Good quality sunglasses are more than a means to complete your look, they are important protection for your precious eyeballs. There are too many sailors out there who have literally cooked their eyes by not covering them on all of those sunny days. The beauty of the sunglasses gift is that it’s always cool to have a second or third pair. An indulgence some wouldn’t bestow upon themselves but will welcome once unwrapped. Polarized and dark by the way…

3. Professionally Shot Underway Photograph

Any self-respecting boater has an unhealthy love and adoration of their boat. If this is the case for the one you’re shopping for, they want a nice photograph of the boat being a boat. So many boaters don’t have this because we’re always in the boat and rarely outside of it and watching her make her way through the water. That idea is actually a fear for most boaters…Anyway, maybe they have a crappy one that someone took, or something of the boat at the dock but a nice shot of the boat underway is really cool.

2. Cast Off for Catalina/Mexico Videos

This video was made quite a while ago, but it holds up for folks that haven’t made the voyage to Catalina yet or have only go to the same spot on the island over and over. Most boaters in this area are curious about

scouting the entire islands and this video provides really good information for checking out Catalina more thoroughly. It’s laid out in a friendly and digestible way…good stuff. But, if Catalina is old hat to your boater friend, the same people made one called “Cast Off for Mexico” which is equally good. They’re available on Amazon and at West Marine.

1. A Gift Certificate For a Complete Boat Detailing

Detailing a boat is hard work and something most don’t want to do. However having a detailed boat is something almost everyone wants. So, call up Dirty Yachts or Dennis’ Boat Maintenance and have them make that baby shine like a diamond. Detailing is a little expensive and therefore a great gift for the reluctant spender (trans; cheapskate). It’s good for the boat and it’s good for the soul to have a boat all waxed, sealed, looking beautiful.

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The Art of Buying Used

By Captain Richard Schaefer

I am a long time advocate of buying “used”. Back in 1973, I learned a very painful “life lesson”, when I traded in my beloved and beautiful 1967 RS/SS Camaro with the “Mickey Thompson Package” for a new lemon yellow, Chevy LUV pickup truck. Sheesh! Talk about a stupid kid. If I were Japanese I think I would have committed Hara-kiri.

Well, my beautiful ’67 Camaro would be worth $60,000+ today, and that piece of crap LUV truck wouldn’t bring $25 at the scrap

yard. I have never bought a new anything since

well, except socks and

underwear. But the way prices are goin’ up all the time I’m considering

that’s why there’s hot water and

the Goodwill store for those as well bleach.

hey,

Now, if you’re so loaded with loot that the president of your bank comes out to greet you and invite you to lunch whenever you walk thru the door, stop reading now. You don’t need my advice, as a matter of fact I

call me - we’ll do lunch. However, if you’re like most of us

who work hard for our money, then pay attention. And pay really close attention if you’re a boater, because there are big bucks to be saved when buying a used boat instead of a new one.

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As a general rule, pleasure boats lose about 25% of their value by the end of the first year of ownership. By five years, that loss has grown to 50%, and about 3-5% annual depreciation thereafter! The bottom is hit at about 20 years and the price remains fairly stable after that. That downward spiral translates into the loss of a lot of your hard earned chips in the game of life.

Well, I hope that not so cheery news has persuaded you to buy a boat that’s over five-years old, which has already taken the high velocity depreciation hit. Now, let’s talk about the issues and concerns associated with bottom feeding in the boat market.

The first step is to educate yourself regarding your local market. There are various price guides on line, but pore over local boat publications and listings. Boat brokers and agents are a great help, but educate yourself first; become a knowledgeable and selective buyer. Even if you plan on working with a broker, it really helps to know what you want before you start seriously shopping.

Depending on your level of experience, you may want to check out the “FSBO” (For Sale By Owner) ads/listings in your area before working with an agent or broker. However, I am of the opinion that a buyer can

work with a broker and still keep an eye on private party listings. But, always remember, if the broker or agent is “the procuring cause” of the sale they are entitled to their commission. If you’re working with a broker, be a loyal client, and if you’re unhappy with the arrangement or the service find another broker to represent you.

Remember, a broker is more than just a salesperson. A good broker/sales agent will provide information and advice on surveyors, documentation, contracts, mechanics, riggers, potential problems with different boat models/manufacturers, slip arrangements, financing, escrow process and, hopefully, act as a buffering cool head during negotiations that, at times, can become stressful. Brokers speak the language and generally communicate well with other brokers and marine professionals. Take advantage of that knowledge base.

If you are a total novice, it may be money well spent to have a surveyor or knowledgeable marine professional accompany you and your broker - especially if you have several boats on your list of potentials. An experienced mariner can often help you winnow the field of potential boats down to two or three finalists during an afternoon.

While you’re out toe-rail kicking here are a few things to watch for when checking out your list of perspective boats.

1. Engines. If you open up the engine compartment and find oily water

sloshing around the engine bed, more rust than paint on the engine and fuel filters, clamps, belts and hoses that look like they’ve been around

since before Bill and Monica hooked up

well, keep looking.

2. Sails and canvass are expensive. If they’re worn or look like a giant,

fungi covered petri dish from your 7th grade science class figure on some severe wallet pain in the near future.

3. Water damage can get expensive fast. And remember, you’re gonna want

to find out how the water got in to begin with. Leaks

Expensive!

Bad! Woodwork

4. Running and standing rigging. Riggers charge about $100 an hour and

all the stainless hardware, fasteners, winches and wire ain’t cheap.

5. If the electronics look like they belonged in Frankenstein’s laboratory

with Igor hunched over them, then anticipate much wailing and gnashing of teeth as your checking account balance approaches two digits.

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Lobster season is open and anglers armed with hoop nets or divers using their bare (gloved perhaps) hands will be taking to the crevices, underwater rocks and caves of Santa Monica Bay seeking out the tasty but nimble California spiny lobster. The season runs from the present until March 16, but now is when lobster fishermen are out in full force.

After the sun sets, certain areas of the water will be alight with green floating glowsticks that are marking underwater traps set by boaters who have deployed a special net (laden with mackerel or sardine bits) that’s designed to outsmart and capture the nocturnal crustacean referred to informally as “bugs”.

For the lobster fishermen who opt to cast nets from the comfort of a boat, the beginning of lobster season is a great time to spend some time on the water with friends and family as it’s a change from the normal daytime fishing trips. There’s a sense of adventure to be had cruising around in the dark looking for a nocturnal catch. Also, this particular target is a premium delicacy worth a small fortune at a restaurant or even the supermarket.

Local divers also get up for lobster season. While there are some divers that spearfish, many hobbyist divers usually head over to Catalina where the water is clear and simply check out what’s going on below the surface. But the prospect of staying local and actually catching dinner with their own hands gets a good amount of divers off the couch and onto the ocean floor scouring for the agile spiny lobster.

Once submerged, it can be a lonely spooky sort of world in this search for these hiding critters. For those new to the sport Divemaster Craig Edelman offers this advice:

“When attempting to grab them in their holes, be aware that they [sometimes] share their caves with the California morey eel. Lobsters come out at night to start foraging for food. They defend themselves with the use of their spiny protective shells and their lightning-fast reflexes that enable them to swim away – backwards - until they find solace in another hole.”

Edelman also reminds lobster fishermen to shoot for the middle range when it comes to size:

“Remember, if it looks small - it is,” Edelman said. “Therefore let it go. Objects underwater, when viewing with your mask on, look 25% bigger and 25% closer - and you cannot bring a lobster to the surface and then measure it.

“And, let the big ones go,” he continued. “The bull bugs… and when I say big I mean the ones that grab onto your arm and start dragging you back into their hole – let the daddies go because they help contribute to the millions of tiny lobsters every season which will grow big enough for you to take in about three to four years.”

While the California Department of Fish and Game has declared that the fishery is currently sustainable, there is an ongoing fishery management plan underway. According to the agency, feedback from the fishermen is crucial and essential for them to understand and manage the lobster’s future sustainability, which is why there are new changes in requirements.

As always there is a limit of seven lobsters per person and everyone diving or fishing for lobsters must have a valid California fishing license, a spiny lobster report card and a measuring gauge to ensure legal size (minimum of three and one-fourth inches measured in a straight line on the mid-line of the back}. In addition, however, there are new obligations. According to the Department:

Lobster report card data is very important for CDFW’s marine biologists to manage California’s lobster fishery. More than 19,000 report cards were received by the April 30 deadline last year. Pursuant to the California Code of Regulations, a $20 non-return fee will be levied for unreturned report cards or those that are returned after the deadline.

There is currently a strong El Niño event occurring in the eastern Pacific, with above-average water temperatures expected to continue into the months ahead in Southern California.

“Lobster catches have historically been considerable during El Niño events, so it’s looking to be a plentiful season,” said Travis Buck, a marine environmental scientist with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW).

According to Dave

Fishing Update by Marina del Rey’s

Master Fisherman

Captain Dave Kirby

by Marina del Rey’s Master Fisherman Captain Dave Kirby It’s time to say so-long to one

It’s time to say so-long to one of the most active seasons on record. Although it appears the tuna have gone south for the season following warmer waters, anglers are still catching plenty of yellowtail around the bay and the bottom fishing continues to fill bags with sheepshead and some small bite for white seabass.

There’s still rockfish around – at the time of this writing the half-day boats had counts in the hundreds with some lingcod and red snapper showing up too. In fact one day there were 11 fishermen on the Spirfire and they reeled in 85 red snapper, 15 rockfish and 2 lingcod – not bad for late November.

On the lobster front, hoop-netters are getting their limits and they have been a good size to boot. Remember sardines are the meal bugs enjoy and be sure to review all the rules for sizes, cards limits and other legal amtters if you haven’t already.

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Until

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7. Blisters? Bigger than a quarter? Deeper than 3 stacked pennies? More

than a few? Uh-oooh!

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a hallmark of a cheap builder. Think twice.

Now that you have culled out all the boats with undesirable traits and those requiring expensive repairs, it’s time to select the boat you’d like to make an offer on. The trick here is not to offer too much or too little. You don’t want to pay too much, but nor do you want to anger the seller and have him walk away. Your offer should be backed up with a good-sized chunk of “earnest money”. This is where a savvy broker, with a good working relationship with other brokers, becomes invaluable.

Assuming a successful negotiation, the next step will be a proper survey. Again, if you don’t have a preference regarding a surveyor your broker will have at least two or three that he/she can present to you as choices. These days, most surveyors have some type of accreditation; though none

is legally required. Your lender or insurance company may require some sort of “seal of approval” from an organization such as, The National Association of Marine Surveyors (NAMS) and the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMS). Select one and ask to see a couple of the surveyor’s recent reports.

Generally speaking, a “checklist” type of survey is substandard. You want as many pertinent details and investigations as required. And so will your insurance company and bank, if you’re financing the purchase.

Generally, after the survey, there will be another round of “final” negotiations based upon the findings of your surveyor. After a “strategy meeting” with you, the broker will contact the seller or his agent and commence (more) “final” negotiations. Don’t overplay your hand here if you really want the boat. Sellers and buyers often get either angry or have second thoughts at this delicate juncture. But, if everyone is polite, fair and honest, it usually has a happy ending

The last hurdle to your boat buying experience is a sea-trial. This allows the buyer to actually experience how the boat sails and an opportunity to check the various systems while underway - sort’a like test-driving a car before you buy. The broker, and sometimes a surveyor, will usually go along.

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Winch

Lewmar ST 2-speed 40 winch; like new - $475

310-502-3248

Boat Heaters

2 West Marine boat heaters; excellent condition - $85

310-502-3248

$1,500 - 310-822-8618

10’2 Mercury

2012 hypalon airfloor $1,000. 310-822-8618

Achilles

A very lightly used Achilles Inflatable w/6 HP Tahat-

su OB. Good condition, comes with a storage bag.

Length 8’8”, Beam 4’8”, Weight 66 lb, Load Capacity

840 lb, Person 4, Max HP 6. Denise 310-490-9432

www.achillesinflatables.com/boatmodels/tendersand- Sternperch Seats

sportboats/ls/LS4-RU/

Apex Dinghy

10’ apex rib 800 with chaps 310-822-8618

Achilles Inflatable

9’ Achilles - 310 823-1105

8’ Quicksilver

Soft tail w/ motor bracket- $400. 310-822-8618

Quicksilver Dinghy

8’ quicksilver soft tail with motor bracket and all acces-

sories $400 obo. 310-822-8618

Kayaks

1993 Sealution XL Fiberglass Kayak

From Wilderness Systems. 18 foot Fiberglass tour- ing kayak, white with blue trim, foot controlled rudder. $900. 310-334-6688.

Trailers

One pair (2) Zarcor Sternperch Seats - $100

310-502-3248

Tools

George Biddle’s Boatwright’s complete tool shop for sale, bandsaw, power planer to hand tools. Including; clamps, chisels, & basic tools. Kathy 310-486-2367

Spinnaker for Catalina 38

In very good condition $600 - 310-871-5260

Reaching Strut for Catalina 38

In very good condition $75 - 310-871-5260

Tiller 5ft for Catalina 38

In very good condition$50 - 310-871-5260

Hunter Sails

Hunter 460 UK vertical batten Selden in-mast main, like new: E=18’-8” P=48’-3” Price reduced $375.00 Hunter 460 UK Selden in-mast main, used 1 year:

E=18’-8” P=48’-3” $500.00 Hunter 460 UK Roller Furling tape drive 125% Genoa, used 1 year: Luff= 52’-4” Foot= 20’ Price reduced $250.00 Steve - 310-528-0717 - ironville2014@gmail.com

Doyle Spin

Doyle 1.5 oz. Cruising Spinnaker (fits our Hunter 460) Price reduced $250.00. Steve - 310-528-0717

ironville2014@gmail.com

Chart Plotter/Fish Finder

Lowrance HDS 8 GPS/WAAS Color Plotter. 8” Gen 2 multi-function LED backlighted display. 10.5”W x 9” H x3.5” D. Includes power cable, bracket and transduc- er. $550 Bob 310 822-1425 or bobunreel@aol.com

Groco Marine Head

Manual or electric operation, 12 volt, $1,558 at West

Marine.

$50. 310-453-1892.

Paper Charts

Cabo to Panama - $85 50 charts. Like new. High quality reproductions. Great backup to GPS. 310-871-5260

Buoyant Vests

4-Type II adult near shore buoyant vests in original storage bag with whistles; never used - $30 Call 310-569-7991

Big Boat Fenders

Taylor-Made Big B, 10” x 26”, white, with 10’ x 9/16” lines, like new, 2 for $75. 310-378-5986 Tiller 5 ft. long it fits a Catalina 38 in excellent condition $25 reaching strut for catalina 38 in excellent condition $40. 310 866 9439

TV, Mounts, Chairs, Fender Holders

Stainless dinghy mounts $100, four large stainless fender holders $75 ea. stainless/wood chairs, $25 ea. Samsung flat screen $100 - all in xlnt condition. 310-

913-5533

Bike

Men’s 28 inch bike in like new condition. $120. Call 310-926-3299

Mainsail

From 40 ft. Cal - $450 call 310-823-2040

Sails

Spinnaker,2 drifters and a genoa for sale from a 28’ Lancer. Very good condition. Call 213 706 8364

Anchor

Fortress FX-23 Anchor $150 - 310-391-6174

Sails

Hunter 460 UK

Vertical batten Selden in-mast main, like new: E=18’- 8” P=48’-3” $1,500

Hunter 460 UK

Selden in-mast main, used 1 year: E=18’-8” 3” $1,000

P=48’-

Parts at http://www.groco.net/sanitation.htm

Hunter 460 UK Roller Furling

Tape drive 125% Genoa, used 1 year: Luff= 52’-4” Foot= 20’ $1,000

Doyle 1.5 oz. Cruising Spinnaker

(fits our Hunter 460) $1,000 Steve

310-528-0717 - ironville2014@gmail.com

Donate Boats

Looking for Boat Donation Marine Mammal Research

The Ocean Conservation Society, that conducts

valuable research of marine mammals in the Santa

Monica Bay, is looking for boat donations. There are

many benefits to donating your boat. Please email

csaylan@earthlink.net

www.oceanconservation.org

Cash For Your Boat !

Power or sail, Yachts to dinghys 310-849-2930

Donate Your Boat

LA Area Council Boy Scouts of America need your

boat or boat gear as donation to support essential

and formative youth programs, please call 310-823-

2040 or E-mail gerry@purcellyachts.com

Donate your boat

To SOS, a non profi t organization helping and thank-

ing our past and present Veterans. Www.supportin-

gourservicemen.org. 888-658-8884

Donate Your Boat

Receive a substantial tax deduction. Support youth boating programs. S.O.S. Please call 888-650-1212

Donate Your Boat

Bringing the classroom to the ocean.Turn your donation into tomorrow’s scientists and doctors. 310- 908-9198. www.city2sea.org

Services

“Low Cost” Boat Documentation

Mdrdoc@Mail.Com

Canvas Boat Covers and Repairs

New boat covers, canvas repair, restore water

repellency to marine canvas. Dan 310-382-6242

USCG Licensed 100-ton Master Captain

Deliveries/Lessons/Private Captain. Experienced,

Courteous, Safe and Fun! Contact Jeffry Matzdorff

323.855.0191 earthakat@msn.com. Jeffry Matzdorff.

323.855.0191

Wanted

Volunteers for Holiday Boat Parade Decorating

Volunteers needed to decorate the SOS floats for the

52nd Annual MDR Xmas Boat Parade. We also need

three Veterans in uniform, a Marine, a Sailor and a

Coast Guardsman. SOS will have three sailboats

decorated in Red, White and Blue. Theme of the pa-

rade is “Adventures on the Sea” Parade is Dec. 12.

Call 310-913-5533 if interested. Food and libation for

all volunteers.

Houseboat to Rent

Mature couple looking to rent a 1 BR, 1 BA house-

boat for 1-2 mo. during the winter. 856-889-3731

Boat Partner

Long-time experienced former boat owner interested

in partnership or sharing expenses 36-55’ boat for

cruising and fishing. Ken 916 425-6650

kenkohl4423@gmail.com

Jumping Jack Instructor

For the life of me I can’t figure it out. If you are a real

jumping jack instructor please call 310-397-1887.

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