World Surf League – Where’s It Headed

Like Football, FlagFootball, Soccer, Golf, Baseball, Tennis will surfing become a Major League, Association, or will the old-school culture and new era investors and organizers bring it down? To gain a grassroots understanding I spoke with a local Florida surfer who seemed unimpressed with all the brouhaha regarding professional surfing, wave pools and the sport…

How To Play Tag With Great White Sharks

The OCEARCH operations and research teams are heading out to the western North Atlantic (US East Coast) to catch, tag, retrieve data/samples and release sharks for the 17 Projects, 25 Principal Investigators. Seventeen (17) Institutions will be collaborating on data and specimens from the sharks that have been retrieved onboard the ships starboard platform. In…

Local Surfers Score Big In Sebastian

Florida weather was stellar and the swell was pretty decent both providing conditions for incredible surfing and high wave acrobatics. The World Surf League sanctioned Qualifying Series, The Florida Pro Surf Competition, held last week brought in 2018 WSL Champions Tour ‘Rookie of the Year’ Caroline Marks as well as other professional surfers from around…

Largest Mobile Crane Arrives In Florida

Update: June 27, 2019 The Mobile Harbor crane is in position at Port Canaveral’s north cargo terminal NCB-5 to offload the Falcon Heavy STP-2 center core booster when it returns from this months launch. Fully erected and operational, and certified. At ports throughout the world, including 2 large ones at Port Canaveral that arrived in…

Sport Aircraft Showoff In Deland Florida

Discover DeLand, Florida, and Affordable Flying for FUN! The 3rd Annual DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase this week chock-full of planes, ultralights, gyrocopters, and vintage warbirds. The focus was on kit type planes, small affordable two-passenger aircraft in the $150,000 to $200,000 ranges. First up the Commuter Craft Innovator™ a two-place, side-by-side carbon fiber kit-aircraft featuring…

Daytona 200 Fan Favorite Wins Big

As a regular pole-sitter and local fan favorite, Geoff May scored big this weekend in 5, let’s repeat that…..5 at the 35th Annual CCS Race of Champions ASRA and CCSRA sanctioned events at Daytona International Speedway.  Geoff’s warmup race was the Expert GTO on a super fast ZX10R 1,000 CC Kawasaki where he finished 10th. The…