Issue #150 August 2015 Mariner A Publication For Where Land Ends www.marinermagazine.com A Magazine For The Marina del Rey Boating Community The LOCAL BOAT HEADS FOR PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH TO AID IN RESEARCH NEW KAYAK CLUB GROWS BY LEAPS AND BOUNDS CLASSIC YACHT “AMERICA” VISITS MDR NIGHT BOATING TIPS LOTS MORE

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  • Issue #150August 2015

    M a r i n e rA P u b l i c a t i o n F o r W h e r e L a n d E n d sw w w. m a r i n e r m a g a z i n e . c o m

    A M a g a z i n e F o r T h e M a r i n a d e l R e y B o a t i n g C o m m u n i t y







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    As the summer reaches its last month I say to you take that thing out. For many, the summer has slipped away. Intentions of taking the boat out have stalled or been compromised. Family came into town or you still havent fixed the thing or it looks like the weathers not right. Yeah, but now look at the calendar and put it next to your last slip fee invoice. There is a connection.

    So make whatever call you have to make to prepare it for a good month of boating or if youve been going out, savor this next stretch of timego to the island, reward an anchoring practice session with a glass of wine on the hook, go fishing if thats your bag. Im reminding you that having a boat is a privilege but having a bunch of expenses for something you dont use enough is sort of a pain in the ass.

    Now, that Ive inspired you to make the scene do me a favor. Be considerate. If youre going to the only dinghy dock in town, Killer Shrimp, for a nice lunch or whatever, dont plow down the basin at 7-knots creating havoc in and with your wake. The whistling youre hearing are people telling you to slow down because their boat is being body slammed into the dock and it sucks.

    If youre a power-boater remember that if a sailboat sails in front of you, they are not cutting you off, they actually have the right of wayyou have to slow down or change course. Say what? Yes, its true. And if youre a sailboater sailing and a powerboat is coming up behind youremember he has the right of way. But Im sailing! It doesnt matterhold your course and let him overtake you thems the rules.

    But the real rule is: Be patient, be considerate and do whatever you can to avoid problems anyway you can. Annnnnnnd enjoy!

    On another note: A reader pointed out that I misspelled mea culpa in last months editorial, which is the single most awesome mistake Ive ever made. I wish I could say I did it on purpose to be ironic but I did not. Is there a copy editor in the house? Clearly there is not!

    The Mariner isEditor/Publisher

    Pat Reynolds

    ColumnistsRichard Schaefer

    Dave Kirby

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    The Mariner appears on the last Friday of every month.

    This issue July 31 - August 28

    Important Numbers at a glance:

    n Marina del Rey Sheriff: 310-482-6000

    n Los Angeles County Lifeguard: 310-577-5700

    n Vessel Assist: 800-399-1921

    n Marine Life Rescue 800-39WHALE

    From the editor

    WhAtS iNSide

    Summertime morality

    Thanks for picking it up!

    Flags back! by Pat Reynolds

    Photo by Pat Reynolds

    Coming Events 4 Off the Wire 6

    History Incarnate 8America replica visits MdR

    Zero to 500 in Five Months 10A New Kayak Club Grows by Leaps & Bounds

    Researcher and TransformerLocal Boat Participates in Open Ocean Cleanup Project 12

    Taking the Night Flight By Captain Richard Schaefer 16Tips for Sailing at Night

    On the RecordVarious Political issues 18

    According to DaveMonthly Fishing Report by Captain Dave Kirby 19

    Racing - King of Spain & Cal Cup 20

    Classified Section 25

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    33 Sea Ray 1995 low hours, A/C, $39,900

    46 Wellcraft 1994 Cockpit motor yacht, twin dsls air cond, full tronics $110,000

    32 Luhrs 1974 sedan new lt finish low hours show as a 10 $18,950

    41 Hunter 410, 2002 low hours, 2 spacious staterooms, very clean, great live aboard or cruiser, electric sheet and halyard winch, $125,000

    37 Fisher Pilothouse 1975 bluewater ketch upgraded 1991 new engine $89,000 TRADE

    65 McKinna 2002 pilot house, Exceptional 800 hp Cat 3406s, stabilizers, bow thruster, satellite TV, computerized entertainment center, dual helms 3 cabins, low hours $699,000

    35 Cooper Aft cabin, 2 cabins, Great Liveboard potential loaded $59,900

    40 Carver 1999 aft cabin , diesels. loaded, $139,900

    43 Silverton 2008 Sportbridge Volvo IPS diesels 200 hours 2 cabins. Very clean. Almost new condition boat for less than one half the new price! $299,000

    52 Californian 1990 cockpit MY Cat diesels, stabilized, spacious interior $159,00048 Californian 1987 Cockpit My, Cat Diesels double cabin $159,000

    51 Formosa, Pilothouse Ketch, dual helms, main channel slip possible. Spacious all teak interior, needs teak deck repair, $77,5000

    46 Island Trader Ketch Motor Sailer, 1984, Spacious 3 cabin huge interior and aft deck, excellent live aboard or cruise $119,000

    44 Hunter Deck Saloon, 2008, recent extensively equipped to cruise to Hawaii, changed plans now ready for the new owner. $179,000.

    53 Hatteras 1987, Cockpit Motoryacht, Detroit Diesels 3 Staterooms, fishing cockpit, Caribe inflatable $225,000

    47 Lien Hwa Mtr Yacht 1995, loaded, just surveyed/ bottom painted May 15 $139,000

    45 Sea ray Sundancer 1997 twin diesels consider trade in power / sail $139,000

    28 Owens custom sportfisher, over $150k refit and repower diesels $46,000

    43 Endeavor 1981 cruising ketch top shape. Ready for island and beyond $114,000

    35 Pacific Seacraft Catamaran 1993 twin Yanmar diesels $129,000

    38 CT Cutter 1979 Fully equipped for Bluewater Cruising. bottom paint. $69,500

    Since 1974

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    August 6Beach Eats Gourmet

    Food Truck Event On Thursday, at 5:00 pm Marina Beach (Mothers Beach) is transformed into a waterfront food haven every Thursday evening with Beach Eats where popular food trucks gather to offer the hottest bites in town. Enjoy a variety of flavors in a beachside setting from 5:00 - 9:00 pm.

    August 7Historic Harbor Tour

    In celebration of Marina del Reys 50th Birthday, the Los Angeles County Department of Beaches & Habors is offering Historic Harbor Tours this summer! Enjoy an informative 45-minute narrated historic tour through the scenic waterways of Marina del Rey from the comfort of a beautiful, classic wooden yacht, operated by Hornblower Cruises & Events. $1 per guest. Friday times run from 11 am, noon & 1 pm while Saturdays, Sundays & Labor Day are at 10 am, 11 am, noon & 1 pm. More info - 310-645-5156

    August 8Catalina Island Summer Concert

    Series on Wrigley Plaza StageThe Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Xceptional Music Company are pleased to present An Xceptional Tribute to Woodstock, a FREE, family friendly Summer Concert, next to the Bay on Wrigley Plaza Stage. Concerts are from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. A Beer & Wine Garden will be available at all concerts. Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau. 310-510-1520,www.CatalinaChamber.com

    August 8Concert in the Park

    Meshell NdegeocelloCredited with sparking the neo-soul movement, ten time Grammy nominated singer, songwriter, and bassist Meshell Ndegeocello will delight the crowd with her raw, unparalleled talent and a musical style influenced by funk, soul, spoken word, jazz, hip-hop, reggae, androck in an electrifying live performance. Burton Chace Park 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey(310) 305-9545

    August 8Childrens Challenge at

    Two HarborsKids of all ages are welcome at our 17th Annual Childrens Challenge. Meet us on the beach for a fun-filled hour of team relays, races, & activities. Ice cream will be served to all of our participants.For more information or questions on any of our events, please contact Two Harbors Events at 310-510-4249 or email [email protected]

    August 9Kayaks 4 Kidz

    Kayaks 4 Kidz is a youth development program endeavoring to improve health & well being through participating in water (paddle) sports. Located at Marina (Mothers) Beach, this Youth Water Sports Camp is offered as a free community service to boys & girls ages 8 - 18, as well as their families, from June - September. The half-day summer camp provides instruction in the basic fundamentals of sit-on-top kayaking including: boat handling, equipment care, water safety & navigation rules, paddling techniques, capsize recovery, proper use of safety gear, environmental awareness & LA County Lifeguard Association beach safety techniques. 9:30 a.m. - 323-778-2277

    August 13Concert in the Park - Pagliacci

    For the first time, the Marina del Rey Summer Concerts features a fully staged opera production as Maestro Frank Fetta leads the Marina del Rey Symphony in performing Ruggero Leoncavallos Pagliacci. Set in Italy,the opera tells the tale of a fatal love triangle brought to a tragic end. Stage direction is by Zeffin Quinn Hollis. Burton Chace Park 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey (310) 305-9545

    August 14Castaway Concerts LIVE at

    Descanso Beach Club in AvalonCatalina Island Concerts take place at Descanso Beach Club on Catalina Island from 6:30pm-10:30pm; July 31st, August 14th and August 28th. The Castaway Concerts will feature three individual nights of live music, amazing food, and drink in Californias most beautiful island setting. Tickets available at eventbrite.com. Descanso Beach Club, 310-510-7410, www.visitcatalinaisland.com

    August 14Historic Harbor Tour

    See August 8 for detailsAugust 15

    Marina del Rey Summer Movie Nights

    The Los Angeles County Department of Beaches & Harbors presents the return of Free Marina Movie Nights in Burton Chace Park. This summer, pack your picnic baskets and enjoy outdoor movie screenings under the stars. Held on select Saturday nights in July & August at 8:00 p.m. The 2015 lineup will be announced by mid-March. More info - 310-305-9595

    August 16Kayaks 4 Kidz

    Kayaks 4 Kidz is a youth development program See August 9 for more details.

    August 22Catalina Piano

    Performance Workshop (Avalon)Two faculty piano recitals free and open to the public. All on the faculty are professional teachers and concert artists. Kathryn Hull, 760-771-1043/Judith Braslow Zacher 760-333-5621. www.catalinapianoworkshop.org

    August 22Concert in the Park

    Los Lonely BoysKnown for their unique blend of rock, blues, Tex-Mex, conjunto, and tejano, Los Lonely Boys have sold over 2.5 million copies of their 2004 self-titled album and won the 2005 Grammy for Best Pop Performance for their No. 1 hit single, Heaven. With new music from their latest album Revelation, this trio of brothers will enthrall the audience with their unique sound and infectiously melodic rhythms.Burton Chace Park 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey (310) 305-9545

    September 9State of the Bay Conference

    The Santa Monica Bay National Estuary Program presents this one-day conference - every five years - on the progress of restoring and protecting Santa Monica Bay and its resources, and on the challenges faced in moving towards a more ecologically healthy and sustainable environment. Expert presenters and panelists will discuss findings and ideas from the latest research, assessments, and case studies during multiple concurrent sessions focusing on the following topics: Water Resources: Adapting to

    C o m i n g E v e n t s !Whats happening around americas Largest recreationaL harbor and cataLina isLand too!

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    Impacts of Climate Change, Water Quality: New Challenges and Innovative Solutions, Urban Watersheds: Connecting Cities to Nature, Marine Resources: Restoring Healthy Oceans for All.We will have a special presentation regarding the San Diego Copper Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL). Organized jointly by the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission, The Bay Foundation, and the Center for Santa Monica Bay Studies at Loyola Marymount University. More info call (213) 576-6615.


    Marina del Rey Outrigger Canoe Club

    Come try this exciting team water sport at Mothers Beach, Palawan Way (south of Admiralty), Marina del Rey. Newcomers are welcome; women practice Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m., and Saturdays at 8 a.m. Men practice Tuesdays and Thursday, 5:30 p.m.; and Sundays, 7:30 a.m. For more information, email [email protected] or visit www.marinaoutrigger.org.

    Tropical RockEvery Wednesday 6:00 -9:00 p.m. at The Warehouse Restaurant Unkle Monkey duo performs island music and pop/rock on guitar, ukulele, congas, and steel drum. Voted one 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 bands are here for entertainment. We are located at 13589 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292, (310) 827-7692. Please visit our website at www.smwyc.org for activities, membership details, racing, events, directions, and more.

    Womens 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 an afternoon of sailing on the Bay after which we gather at a members dock for wine, snacks and more socializing. Visitors are welcome and a one day guest membership of only $5 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 BayOwners 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 [email protected] 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 [email protected], (310) 721-2825 or visit the website www.singlemariners.net.

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    o F F t h e W i r e

    Vet Program Starts New Funding Campaign Largest regatta for Women Slated for August

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    The largest womens regatta in Marina del Rey is back! Registration for the WOW WAHWomen on the Water and Woman at the Helmis now open. The event will take place Saturday and Sunday August 22 and 23.

    The WOW-WAH has a 37-year history of promoting womens sailing, encouraging women to take the helm for sailing and racing.

    The WOW-WAH is all about empowering women not only to race, but to take charge at the helm, says Jana Davis, Regatta Chair. So many in our community are looking for a chance to get on a boat and race. I encourage any skipper and boat owner, man or woman,

    to get a crew together and take this great opportunity to help a wanna-be-skipper to get out of her comfort zone and take up

    the challenge.

    Three categories make up the regatta. The WOW is for all-women crews, the WAH is mixed, but must have a woman at the helm. These two divisions will buoy race. The third group is a Cruising Class of WOW or

    WAH crews which will race random leg courses.

    Prestigious take-home trophies will be awarded in each division. Registration for the event is up now and ready at www.regattanetwork.com.

    For Davis, who is the Race Chair for the

    The Challenges Foundation, an organization designed to help veterans overcome issues brought on by the stress of combat, has started a Paypal campaign to help raise funds for the classic sailboat used in their work. They call it the 200x $10 campaign, where people can sign up for a reoccurring $10 a month through Paypal. Once Challenges reach 200, they will have the basic costs accounted for and the program will be far more solid.

    The Challenges Foundation employs a 1924 yawl to provide alternative therapy for veterans groups from all over Southern California. Visit http://challengesfoundation.org/?page_id=15 to donate. Continued on page 22








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    A large group of Buddhists conducted a ceremony at the bait receptacles in Marina del Rey this past month where they scoop up live bait and release the fi sh back into the water. The tradition is known as life release and the idea is to save the lives of life that is destined to be killed. Understanding that life inevitably involves killing living things, its a practice of mindfulness.

    This gathering was particularly large because it involved a very popular and perhaps controversial fi gure named His Holiness Dorje Chang Buddha III who is said to claim that he is the claim that he is the reincarnation of Buddha. The released fi sh posed no argument. Photo Inge Lindholm

    Well-known and much beloved resident of Del Rey Yacht Club, Sheila Rendell-Baker, passed away on July 15, 2015.

    Boats will be going out to scatter her ashes at sea on August 16, 2015 at 10:30 a.m followed by a Celebration of Life Reception at the DRYC at 2:00 p.m.

    She is survived by her boyfriend, Eddie Hollister, and two sisters, Nelda and Helen Rendell-Baker of Newport News, Virginia. She will be greatly missed.

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    On the Americas Cup website it says: In 1851 a radical looking schooner ghosted out of the afternoon mist and swiftly sailed past the Royal Yacht stationed in the Solent, between the Isle of Wight and the south coast of England, on an afternoon when Queen Victoria was watching a sailing race.

    As the schooner, named America, passed the Royal Yacht in first position, and saluted by dipping its ensign three times, Queen Victoria asked one of her attendants to tell her who was in second placeYour Majesty, there is no second, came the reply.

    That same boat, or a replica of that same boat, ghosted into Marina del Rey this past month and saddled up to the guest slip of the California Yacht Club where folks walked her decks and later a 75 guests went on a day sail. At 139-feet with giant bow-sprit an enormous American Flag that seemed almost the same size, America was a striking sight to behold.

    The $6-million 226,000-pound schooner proudly boasts it being a near perfect replica of one of the most famous sailing boats in historythe boat that began the world renown Americas Cup race. With golden timber booms, giant wooden blocks and teak decks that go on forever,

    Photo by Pat Reynolds

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    sailing this boat is more like time travel than boat travel. The design was considered quite progressive at the timea large fast sailboat designed and built for a journey to England where it would exhibit the boat-building prowess of the United States. While in town, the plan was also to race against the best the British could offer.

    After a successful crossing of the pond, America got to the business of mopping everyone up on the racecourse. From there, the Americas Cup was bornit was soon known as a perpetual challenge cup for friendly competition between nations, named after this boat.

    Little did the designers and sailors of the day know that over 150-years later the tradition would still be going strong. Its still both a design and sailing competition between nations and now the oldest trophy in sports history.

    Its something almost surreal to see a recreation of such physical and historical enormity sitting in the MdR harbor. On the taxi out through the main channel, a crewman stood on the bow with a walkie-talkie relaying back to the captain where all the kayakers, SUPers and little boats were situated, so this freight train didnt mow over the nice people making their way around the marina. The blind spots were huge. While that was happening the rest of the crew employs guests to grab a halyard and help raise the sails. They are big and heavy and it took a line of people to hoist them up, but the interactive experience seemed to be fi ne by the temp crew who were later sipping $4 glasses of wine.

    America sails like only a quarter-million ton boat cansolid. There was a 12 - 15-knot breeze blowing and the boat was hitting 9s and 10snot too shabby for a 165-year-old design. The schooner has 5,900 square feet of

    sail area strewn from its telephone pole thick masts, giving it a silent but beastly horsepower that was nothing short of impressive.

    For the nautical breed, keeping a boat like this in existence is a gift. It not only serves to educate boaters about how the intricacies of a state of the art vessel looked in the mid eighteen hundreds, but its a life-size working example of high-level 19th century technology.

    Photo courtesy of Troy Sears

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    arina del Rey sailor Joel Young is pursuing a dream of racing his Beneteau 523 Transformer to Hawaii in this years Transpac (Los Angeles to Hawaii), but its the delivery back where his involvement is making a global difference. After the champagne is rinsed from the decks of the solid racer/cruiser in Honolulu, Captain Bob Solliday (also an MdR sailor) will take the reins for the delivery home. Solliday, with a crew of six, including one scientist, will be returning via the notorious Pacific Garbage Patch where he will be engaged in research efforts for the Ocean Cleanup, an organization that aims to rid the ocean of harmful plastics, sooner rather than later.

    The Ocean Cleanup has gained a good amount of notoriety not just for the bold assertion that it can clean the five gyres (where debris collects) in the worlds ocean better and faster than any attempts before, but because the organization and concept comes from a person not long out of high school.

    A longhaired kid from the Netherlands, Boyan Slat, started considering the dilemma as part of a school assignment project and ended up with a concept that has grown into a major project with multimillion dollar funding and a core base of over 100 people.

    In a 2013 Ted Talk that got the ball rolling when he was 19, the young entrepreneur explained the 300-million tons of plastic in the oceans, that is reeking havoc on wildlife and causing food chain concerns, could be nearly all extracted using a means that would employ the forces of nature rather than fight them.

    The oceanic currents moving around is not an obstacleits a solution, he said passionately. Why move through the oceans if the oceans can move through you?

    In a nutshell, Slat devised a plan where a system of moored booms and barriers would divert the floating plastic debris into a designated area where it could then be collected and later recycled. Through the recycling process, its speculated that much of the costs could be coveredit could possibly pay for itself. Through crowd funding that raised over $2-million, The Ocean Cleanup is now undergoing its Pilot Phase where full-scale equipment will be built and tested. But before that, Slat and his team needed to assess how much plastic was indeed floating aroundno small task either. True to form, they once again looked at was available and saw that all of these sailboats would be doing return deliveries from the Transpac race and maybe they could help with the research. He gathered 15-boats from the race and found another 15 to participate in what he dubbed The Mega Expedition.

    The Mega Expedition is to determine how much plastic is in the ocean, Slat said. Using computer models we determined we would be able to clean

    Photo by Pat Reynolds

    r e s e a r c h e r a n d t r a n s f o r m e r

    mThe Captain and crew of Transformer, a Beneteau 523, is conducting research on the delivery back from Transpac.

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    up half the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in 10-years time using a single 100-kilometer system. The question, however, is how much, exactly, is half the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? Is it 100,000 tons, is it 1-million tons; is it 10-million tons? Nobody really knows. There have been many estimates about how much is out there but they vary.

    This is quite important for us to know for primarily two reasons. One of them is economic. If there are ten times the amount of kilos [than we thought] in the ocean to extract, obviously the cost per kilo (to extract) would go down almost to a factor of ten considering that the plastic we extract we will reuse and recycle. Thats quite important for the business model. Although it doesnt fully rely on it, it would make things easier.

    Captain Solliday is working in association with the American Sailing Association (founded in Marina del Rey) who has a vested interest in helping with the project.

    Protecting and caring for the oceans is extremely important to us, said Lenny Shabes, Founder of ASA. Even if it werent to work exactly as they hopeat least someone is trying to do something and bring awareness to the oceans problems. Were choking ourselves and its great that the Ocean Cleanup is providing some hope.

    Solliday echoes Shabes sentiments and says hes excited to be a part of the process. In Hawaii, he will be trained by the Ocean Cleanup staff about the use of the research equipment and also learn about how to handle and store the they collect.

    Were all sailors and we love the ocean, said Solliday of his motivation to be part of the Expedition. We all understand that the health of the ocean directly affects the human population and we need to try and keep it healthy. So, from that standpointwe all know that the Garbage Patch is out there, but no one has come up with a cost effective or feasible way to pick up the trash. We believe the Ocean Cleanup is a great concept.

    Solliday plans to record his efforts on video and also will be sending back live reports to the ASA media arm about what he is seeing and doing. On ASAs blog and particularly social media sites, there will be short video productions detailing what they are seeing in the Garbage Patch. After he returns, they plan on creating a more comprehensive piece that discusses Sollidays experience and the progress of the Ocean Cleanup project.

    To learn more about the Ocean Cleanup visit www.theoceancleanup.com/

    Photo courtesy of the Ocean Cleanup

    Boyan Slat, 20, is the mastermind behind The Ocean Cleanup, which he believes can rid or greatly reduce the amount of harmful plastic in the worlds oceans.

    Transformer owner Joel Youmg and delivery captain Bob Solliday in Marina del Rey before Transpac.

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    Inge Lindholm (pictured above) is a force. Ten months ago she decided to start a kayak club in Marina del Rey and today it is already up to 510 members. Officially called The Kayak Club (Stand UP Paddleboards Too!) the grass roots organization is made up of both kayakers and SUP paddlers who are looking to get out on the water in a fast and easy way. Through Lindholms relentless and consistent energy, the club is growing extremely fast. We caught up with her to ask her about the new enterprise.

    What made you start this club?At the core of who I am, I believe in community. Through my many personal adventures, I have found that I am always challenging myself with new activities and experiences. Setting up a club, was in many ways an intellectual challenge, and at the time, I was really looking for something to satisfy that. I truly believe as individuals, each and every one of us is capable of going out into the world, even if in our own backyards, and creating something that improves one anothers daily lives.

    One weekend, I was sharing with a friend that I really enjoyed being on the water and how much I really loved kayaking/SUPing.

    Something in that moment inspired me to take action, in a big way. The following week, I found myself at a local business in the marina, giving my word, that if they worked with me, I would build a club. I chose the name The Kayak Club (Stand Up Paddle Board Too!) and from that moment, the club was born.

    How many people do you have and why do you think its grown as quickly as it has?Currently we have 510 members, in just 10 months. Our growth is a result of our commitment. We currently operate at least two times a week, which has helped create a continual and very active presence in the marina. I believe that type of consistency has generated a lot of interest as well as shown our current members, as well as future interested members, that we are committed to the club and all of its events.

    What is it about kayaking that attracts you and your membership?This has multiple answers! Members are not required to have a kayak or SUP, all equipment is provided, so its extremely easy to get out on the water. The way its set up allows members to arrive at the docks and be able to quickly paddle

    out. The club is kayaking and stand up paddle boarding, and I think that attracts people who might have a general interest in eitherwhether they have experienced it before or not. There are many types of members in the club and many different motivations for being a part of it. Some are there for a family outing, others might need a sense of aqua-therapy from a relaxing paddle around the marina, and many members just enjoy participating in a group activity with fellow paddlers. Its a real kid-friendly and pet-friendly thing to do as well.

    Are there costs?Yes. Currently, there are rental costs that are at a highly discounted rate when you become member of The Kayak Club. It is $15 on weekdays and $20 on weekends. We are also working rates that would allow our members to participate even if they are not present in a large group activity.

    Are there any events that you guys do collectively? Currently, we are only operating in the marina, although we do have a big wish list from our members hoping to explore other locations here in California. We hold special events all of the

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    Takin the Night FlightBy Captain Richard Schaefer

    s I write this column on night sailing I find it ironic that 99 years ago today the worst night time disaster in maritime history took place. It was about 11:40 p.m., on April

    14th, 1912 that Titanic crossed courses with a massive, drifting iceberg off Cape Race in the North Atlantic. 1500 passengers and crew died in the icy waters less than 3 hours later. Next year, on the centennial of the tragedy, heaven and Pat Reynolds allowing, I will write of an untold story of that night. Until then, standby your stations.

    The good news is, that here in SoCal, we dont have much worry over colliding with ice bergs at night. There are other dangers lurking out there in the darkbut they arent frozen.

    Heres a boat load of tips of how to prepare you and your vessel for avoiding things that go bump in the night.

    1. Understanding lights is probably the most important aspect of night sailing.

    A) Running lights. Make sure yours are operational. Remember to show your mast/bow or steaming light when under power. Running lights only when under sail. Mast head tricolor light is optional, but dramatically improves your chances of being seen by other traffic.

    B) Bear in mind that various types of vessels have different light configurations. Purchasing a COLREGS Aids to Navigation illustrated handbook is a great idea, and keep it handy. One of the most important light configurations to be aware of when night sailing are those used by tugs towing barges or other vessels. Some of these tows are more than 200 meters behind the tug and if youre not aware of the light configuration for towing then you might think it safe to pass between a tug and its tow on a dark night. That mistake has resulted in many fatalities in U.S. coastal waters.

    Two white lights in a vertical line identifies

    a tow under 200 meters and three vertical white lights are displayed by tugs with tows over 200 meters in length. The barge or vessel being towed will usually show red/green port and starboard lights and if over 50 meters in length it will also show a second mast head light.

    C) All illuminated aids to navigation will have a distinct light signature. As an example; Point Vicente Lighthouse has a signature of two, group, white flashes every 20 seconds. Its height above sea level is 185 feet and the light has a range of 24 miles. This information is on charts and in most cruising guides.

    Light signatures are unique so that lights can be identified from vessels at sea and bearings can be taken on the aid to navigationcourses and positions are then plotted accordingly.

    Another example of a light signature on one of our local aids to navigation is the red light on the end of the south jetty. Its signature is flashing red, every four seconds.


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    One of the problems with nighttime, coastal navigation is back-scatter from all the buildings, streetlights and cars along the coastline. This can make it extremely difficult to pinpoint navigational aids and make even familiar landmarks nearly impossible to identify.

    A final word about navigational aids at night. Bear in mind that shapes make a difference. During periods of diminished visibility or twilight you may not be able to make out colors of unlighted navigational aids, but often shapes and outlines can be distinguished in dim light. Day marks that are green are also square and odd numbered. Red marks are triangular and are even numbered. Red buoys are cone shaped (Nuns) and green buoys are cylindrical (cans).

    2. Radar and GPS are wonderful aids to navigation and can be lifesavers at night or during periods of reduced visibility. If youve gotem, know how to use them.

    3. Always attach a strobe to the M.O.B. horseshoe buoy before setting sail at night. Ditto if you have a personal EPIRB.

    4. If the weather is unsettled or the forecast is for increasing winds then reef before it gets dark.

    5. Remember that lights usually appear much closer than they actually are. Distances are often difficult to judge at night.

    6. If you are in doubt about the intentions or course of a nearby recreational vessel attempt to hail them on the VHF. channel 16. Use as much description as possible. For instance; Calling sailing vessel southbound, approximately three miles north east of Point Vincente. Repeat two or three times, or until you make contact.

    7. If the weather is rough, or a single crewman is on watch, then lifejackets and tethers are S.O.P.

    8. If its your first night sail try and plan it out carefully before you set sail. Its also a good idea to sail in familiar waters the first time youre at sea during the night.

    9. Always keep a small flashlight in your pocket. If the weather is rough have a whistle and strobe as well.

    10. Binoculars are surprisingly handy at night. They can really help make out distant lights and beacons.

    11. Keep your dodger clean for improved visibility.

    12. Dress appropriately. Even in summer nights can get quite chilly. The warmer you are the clearer you think.

    13. Dont fall asleep on watch. If you cant stand your watch wake someone up who can.

    14. If the weather is ugly, force yourself out from under the dodger to have a look around every few minutes. The safety of the vessel and crew depend upon it.

    15. If youre under powerthrottle back a little. You probably wont spot a crab pot float or a massive patch of kelp in time if youre slamming ahead at full speed.

    16. If the skipper is asleep and youre not comfortable with a developing situation wake the skipper up. He may grumble, but its the right thing to do, and if he knows what hes about hell thank you soon enough.

    17. Spend as little time as possible in or crossing shipping lanes.

    18. If possible, dont tow a dinghy at night. Keep it on deck or in davits. Theyre easy to lose and easy to foul in the dark.

    19. Use your ears. Your vision is diminished, but not so your hearing. Breaking waves, approaching engines, horns and hails may be heard.

    20. Organize your equipment before dark. Know where the important stuff is stowed and keep things you may need close at hand.

    21. If your plans include making a landfall in an unfamiliar anchorage I suggest you standoff until daylight. The little extra time spent offshore may avert chaos and trouble in the predawn hours.

    22. Shipping traffic in our coastal waters is a definite danger to the recreational boater, especially at night. When large ships enter and leave ports it is common that deck work lights

    are illuminated to help the crew prepare for port or sea. These bright lights can obscure the ships navigation lights and make it difficult for boaters to determine their course and speed. Whenever there is a questionable situation concerning these massive leviathans it is a good idea to contact San Pedro Traffic on VHF 14. They can provide information on the ships course and speed, as well as monitor the situation.

    Captain Richard Schaefer is a U.S.C.G. Licensed Sailing Master and has instructed, skippered charters, managed yachts and performed deliveries for more than 30 years. He can be reached for questions, comments, lessons, charters or consultation at (310) 460-8946 or at [email protected].



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    Legislation to harmonize certain boating under the infl uence [BUI] laws with the states driving under the infl uence [DUI] laws will now proceed to the Governor for his consideration.

    AB 539 [Levine, D-San Rafael] would authorize the issuance of a search warrant to compel a blood draw from a person suspected of operating a boat while under the infl uence of alcohol or drugs.

    According to Assembly Member Levine, the measure is intended to bring boating laws in line with DUI laws, and to provide law enforcement with the proper tools to investigate and prosecute those who are boating under the infl uence. The measure is sponsored by the California State Sheriffs Association and is also supported by a number of law enforcement and marine industry organizations as well as RBOC.

    The Governor has now signed into law AB 638 authored by Assembly Member Jim Frazier [D-Oakley]. It prohibits a person from operating a motorboat, sailboat, or vessel of any length unless every person on board under the age of 13 is wearing a PFD while the vessel is underway. There are specifi c exceptions for children under the age of 13 who are in an enclosed cabin, are tethered to a sailboat, are engaged in emergency rescues, are participating in specifi ed organized events, or are operating certain federally-regulated vessels. The provisions of the bill will take effect on January 1, 2016.

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is asking for comments on a proposal to increase the amount of ethanol that must be blended into the nations fuel supply for 2015 and 2016. If adopted, these proposed levels will require the use of a record amount of ethanol, forcing higher-level fuel blends (including E15 or 15% ethanol) into more gas stations. Remember that most marine engines are built to only work with up to 10% ethanol and its prohibited to use gas containing more than 10% ethanol in allmarine engines.

    Heres a bit of background:

    The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is the 2005 law that requires the blending of biofuels such as corn-ethanol into our gasoline. When written, it was assumed that Americas use of gasoline would continue to rise and therefore mandated escalating amounts of biofuels to be blended with our fuel. Since 2005, U.S. gasoline usage has actually dropped steadily and now the law forces more ethanol into fewer gallons of gasoline.

    To keep up with this mandate, in 2010 the EPA permitted E15 (fuel containing up to 15% ethanol) into the marketplace for some engines. E15 is prohibited, however, from being used in marine engines, snowmobiles, motorcycles, small engines like lawnmowers, as well as any vehicle made before 2001. In multiple studies, E15 has been proven to damage boat engines.

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    Those hurricanes just keep popping up sending warm water and tuna our way. With water temps are in the lower 70s and rising both bluefin and yellowfin are in our local waters. There was even a report of a free diver getting a record 178 lb. bluefin off the coast of So Cal.

    Around our bay the yellowtail are deep but a nice sizeanglers are picking them up with both fin-bait and jigging irons. Lots of folks are still targeting both rockfish and bass. In fact, one day in late July the New Del Mar had 100 fishermen on board and pulled in over 1,300 rockfish.

    You dont have to travel far to fill bags if you pick up local and long-range fish reports. With water temps like they are, the next few months should be very promising.

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    time. Several months ago, we partnered with Reef Check, a global non-for-profi t, who is doing amazing work, for a special fundraising event. We also have a Kayak-For-A-Cause initiative that supports a variety of causes. In the past, we have hosted a womens empowerment paddle, a pride paddle, and hold quarterly kayak clean-ups to help keep the marina clean. It is our way of giving back.

    Do you guys talk about how to coexist with the boating population in the marina?Absolutely. We always provide a safety briefi ng before we launch and remind all of our paddlers of the importance of giving larger vessels the right of way given their size and maneuverability limitations. More so, because we are currently so present in the marina, we have made a ton of friends! The boaters have become familiar with us as an organized group and we encourage all of our members not to forget to wave to our fellow water neighbors when passing by.

    We currently meet at Phins Waters Sports on Wednesdays at 7am and Saturday at 9 a.m. To learn more about The Kayak Club (Stand Up Paddle Board Too!) visit us at www.facebook.com/thekayakclub

    Womens Sailing Association of Santa Monica Bay, an event sponsor, the WOW-WAH holds a special meaning. It was my fi rst regatta ever. A boat needed more women and all I had to do was be ready and willing to learn. Ive been a part of the sailing and racing community ever since and will always be grateful to WOW-WAH.

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