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Friday, June 9, 2006 The CATAUNA ISLANDER Page 5 Tile heat was on over the weekend. Island temperatures hit the 90-degree mark in some areas of the interior and hovered in the mid-80s in Two Harbors. After several weeks of the proverbial "June Gloom" the warm and sultry sunshine was a welcome change of pace and enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. For some folks, however, the enjoyment turned to discomfort. Later in the evening, or the next day, the after-effects of the blazing sun turned into the inevitable sun- burn for those that neg- lected a thorough coat- ing of sunscreen. ,Surprisingly, there were not very many boaters at the Island over the weekend, with the excep- tion of a nearly "full house" in the Whites Landing area. Yacht Clubs Cruise Newport Harbor, Balboa, and San Diego Yacht clubs all held their annual Stag Cruise to their respective Island sites. Those three dubs, as well as the cove Harbor Patrol team of Jason Rose and Mike Napoli, had a heck of a time with the heavy surge that mani- fested in the entire Cove over the weekend. Emanating from a large south swell generated in the southern hemisphere, the big surge made it virtually impossibleto perform their normal beach skiff and dinghy landings. It was even difficult to land on the end of the Whites Land- ing and Moonstone piers. In the mooring fields, the beach row of moorings had to be closed for safety reasons and all of the moorings in all coves were subject to a lot of surge motion. Other than the surge, the cruises went off just fine and were obvi- ously enjoyed by all in attendance. In the Isthmus area, surge was not a factor, but the turnout was surprisingly low, considering the hot and generally pleasant weather. Two small cruises place in the mus. About a dozen boats from Balboa Basin Doug Oudin Yacht Club gath- Columnist ered together under the guid- ance of Ron Bower aboard his powerboat, Bower Power. About a half dozen boats from Little Ships Fleet of San Pedro also made the crossing. Other than those two club events, only about another 75 boats visit- ed the Two Harbors area. On shore, two separate going away parties took place this week. club took Isth- Goodbye to Fends Two Harbors Enterprises bid a fond farewell to Jacklyn Ferris, oiJtgo'mg manager of the Banning House Lodge. Jacklyn, after nine years as manager of the popular bed and breakfast hotel, is leaving the Island this week to travel the countryside with her longtime friend Miles McLaren. During her tenure with Two Harbors, Jacklyn always conveyed a sense of style and grace, both as a manager and as a member of the " Ben Voyage Garske community. On Saturday night, Lauren A real "class act" Jacklyn Garske, resident lab manager at received a state of the art GPS road the USC Wrigley Marine Science map plotter from General Manager Center was the recipient of her and Executive Vice President John own bon voyage party on Isthmus Phelps, as a going away gift. Beach. Birthday girl, Lauren Phelps thanked her for "always Zimenski, a good friend and co- giving her best," and for her worker, put the event together. She "unparalleled wit and honesty." celebrated her own 24th special As is her style, Jacklynday onTuesdayevening. accepted the accolades with hum- Garske will be leaving her ble gratitude and" chided Phelps position and Island home next with a comment of her own when week to further pursue her marine it was suggested that she would education. She has been accepted need to vacate her Island abode into the doctorate program at UC earlier than planned. In response Davis. All of her Island friends to that, Jacklyn's remark was and co-workers wish the gregari- something close to "are you flip- ous young lady all the best as she ping kidding?" Always a classy takes another step in her blossom- lady, Jackiyn will be missed by her ing career. friends, co-workers and regular Doug Oudin is the Two Harbors guests of the Lodge. harborm ster. Specializing in Carpet Cleaning e Housecleaning Services e Vacation Rentals * Residentia| &. Of F|ce " Move-Out Service the ORIGINAL AIRPORT BBQ's are BACK! Also Saturdays: July 8 & 22, August 5 & 19, September 9 -Action-packed Cool tunes by serving line Hot Off The Range Dexterous Corn-di ping Spectacular Spud.s nlging Same Great Menu $21.95 Caesar Salad BBQ Tri-tip & Chicken Garlic Smashed Potatoes Fresh Corn on the Cob tizers start 4:30 Garlic Bread net served 5-7 prn ) Hot Apple Pie a la mode essert 7:30 - 8pm. . i i today! Get out of town arid enjoy great food, friends & entertainment at the Airport in the Sky the Tradition Continues! for transportation, call Conservancy/Airport Shuttle 510-0143 Chuck Ltddell Will be Open for Dinner Authentic Mexican Food . Breakfast & Lunch 8:am -4:pm Dinner Wednesday -Sunday 5:pm- 9:pm 901 Avalon Canyon Road *'(310) 510-2505 Just For the Kids, Just For The Halibut Tournament. Steve Bray & Mike Mellinger want to express their sincere gratitude for all the people who helped out. Business to Thank Armstongs, Arts, Caps & Designs, Avalon Appliance, Avalon bay news, Avalon Hotel, Avalon Liquor, Avalon Magical Weddings, Avalon Seafood, Avalon Bay CO Avalon's Plaza Caf6, Best Western, Bob Sheehy, Bouys & Gulls, Busy Bee, Catalina Explorer, Catalina Beverage, Catalina Cable, Catalina Cantina, Catalina Conservancy, Catalina Cookie Co Catalina Express, Catalina Golf Course, Catalina Island Vacation Rentals Catalina Kids, catalina Laundry, Catalina Scuba Luv, Catalina Skate Shop, Catalina Stable, Catherine Hotel, Chets, Chi Chi Club, City of Avalon Harbor, Coldstones, Coney Island, Coyote Joe's, Dark Gable, Descanso Beach Club, Dessert Island, DiMiele's Island, Eric's on the Pier, Flips, Glenmore, High Tide Traders, Island Breeze, Island Co Island Express, Island Photo, Island Threadz, JL's Lockerroom, Joe's rent a boat, Latitude 33, Leo's drug Store, Lisa Boyd, Lloyds, Luau Larrys, Market Place Emporium, Marlin Club, Melody's, Avalon Mooring service, Mt. Ada, Nicki Flynn, Mr. Nings, Ocean Rafting, Off White Gallery, Pancake Cottage, Para Sailing, Pebbly Beach Building Supply, Renee Hubbard, Sandtrap, Shamrock Charters, Stephanies, Steamer Trunk, Steve's Steakhouse, The Stare Case, The Video Store, Touch of Heaven, The Toy Store, Tradewinds, Villa Portofino, Vons, Wet Spot, Wilcox Nursery, Zane Gray, Tim Winslow, VFW Post, Catalina Flyer, Bruno's Pizza, Scuba Luv, Island Style Delivery Service, Metropole Hotel, Tee's & Things, Humane Society, Avalon Fuel Dock, Ron Bevins, Silvana Cicconi, Mary Boyd, Teri Misaferris, Olivia Hernandez, Shawn Carrington, Tracia Edwards,-Keryria Edwards, Mike Hart, Billy Delbert, Nancy Joos, Chuck and Linda Wilson. Sponsors To Thank Tad & Betty Crofoot The Honig Family Off White Gallery Ron Freese/Sundance Big Fish Bait & Tackle Steve's Steakhouse Abes Liquor Store/ Simple Green Mr. T-Shirt Mark Costello McAIligter & Associates The Savage Family Wakland Casino Dock car6 The Edge Water Hotel Catalina Beverage Margaret Holquin Avalon Mooring I