The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on November 27, 1975 · Page 13
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 13

Freeport, Texas
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Thursday, November 27, 1975
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Data scarce for sailing stats IfModern salllxwtlng is - There may I* a is to try and understand population of registered education or lens ar PftHif'iflAtij'in In tlu» fiiw»»l v.*it:..~ r....;!**^.^ *,^«». ~ H ...*..» * _ .*.,*' ; i.. ' OOod*. lllOfve fX?r&Onfl WHO dO H THE BRAzotranr FACTI FfttlPOftT, T8XAI, THURiOAY, MOVIMMR », Wl Participation In the »porl ha* increased tretnen- douKly in recent yearn, yet not much hard core statistical information i* Available on sailor* or their craft The Texas Agricultural Experiment Station pimped into the «iiuiitiun ' when it recently finished « preliminary ntudy titlwj 'An Exploratory Survey of Sailing on Galvestofl Kay 1 Hut dwpite *c«nty data availahle, researcher* Hiehartl Jarman ami I>r llwlml I) Dittwi did com*up with the** finding*.. Sailing appear* tu t*f %cre»*ing at a much faster rate than thai of sfllHng facilities, »uch as Kpecial slips at disking nreaH and inantiiis I>/w bridge* ami electric wire* near ami over the water «re diinKerous mant ot» structiiMis Jann.'tn attri Ditdm, Ix'rfh tnttmlnert of the Texas A4,M Univernlty 1'arkK and Department, 1 the stiittK)iit study an wte fi'«i:*'( <A un overall look•«**• id th* field of recreatioti «r«i its con- tinutitg !f(i|i,»ci upon sot'lHy f'urjww ut !hi- JjfMji'i.t Jarrnan said, i* !<> provide tnforinatiun for u*>' in [)Ur)fiif,(! .iiid fncih!) try and understand this behavior, Its and to de-termini? how more people <;an get the most out of rwrealiorud Jarman wiphasi/wl that his nrx) Dillon's survety covered only two larKi; inarlriiinuti (ialvesttm Hay, one «t S<rahf*i«(k and th<.» rHh^r at (ialmt'Mi, and is riot intetuM t« r<-pr<-*ent Hiailtmuting along the entire Tfxa» roa»t. Fur (her rt*war<}i on fr«tth water sailirsi? -AS!! likely turn up a rmuh different .Sailing craft at ihf two marinas ntudicd totaM 610 in late 1974 Fifty thrw wnllxxit owner* (all male) vwe interviewed yi nl the Jk'ahrook marina and 21 at (ialveMon lioatA of mtorvicwwM rsfiged from Ifi to ^.'t-fcet in length, with 7« per cent m llw 21 U» :IS- JX.T «.-nt of fmir or more year* of (olk'tfe Average afje was and who do not go beyond high school are seldom tsecn in sailing Jarrnan figure* this is a matter of cultural attitude rather than an economic thing, particularly when smaller Ixjals are considered. A If-foot hasn boat, for example, will cost as much and probably a little more Shan «i \f, fwi. Mu< h of the K«!heriiii<{ |jfol*lem. Jar man iwitd, s,!i»(nii Innti !h<- fact that Miltx*ats v. •.'.?; rn "Tlie high lei el of education repotted js refh-' led in the large .S4ll«*riv trtRi (o !w »<"htKil levri. r»re<?rs ar* i r o < e a * i o (i a ! Ihai and Sit.'Hv Ad n! t'/?l in U- r«v.n',«-rMj And (Mir- an «»^irsir. it ;v <Ji/in-j;! !/, from it;«- tfi The '>'.', per^otiA in- t*rvii-*Mj reve<de«J (hat day-sailing was by far the Hunt popular ;n !r. I'v foilowei! !,', i) , i-t!!;-,'.ii< in hard (o .1!.,,,. /• i ar«- lh«- .-i«-'i!hc(" '- ! I 'ill .ll.-'t',*.!'! 'A.'!) il'J'nit «ai|tx.iiit 'rAiii'f* iifldnm h;n«: on!) ,t Mgli M-hd",'! [ I-;(.->((\!\\ officers for -, • ,' •>' i',;;i///:-.p*;r* '.'oilege include :''.•;-!.•! !'.-is;hs(;. vs'.i- president, left, > • '•••.!'<•• (Jilting, .secretary- treasurer. Both are from Jackson. Not pictured is class president Mike Blevins of Clute, •y^^^?^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^~r ^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^sf X Gl&l Y PRICES GOOD WHILE QUANTITIES LAST. SORRY, HO LAYAWAYS! 5 HOURS ONLY FRIDAY, NOV. 28, FROM 5 P. M. TO 10 P. M. ONLY! 1108 E. MULBERRY • ANGLETON PLAZA CENTER Leaded CRYSTAL GLASS LOGS THUNDER ROAD BIKE HUFFY 6 Uyies Ashtray, boi. (is!. be*Is Won matbJe CKWCH-PtfT SIO» Ml PUIfOSl tUCTIIC COOIIUS IN GOLD SIWEWAIIE Model 75 Semi-AutomalJc C.B. ANTENNA TXtlNK MOUNT RIFLE 0. B. RADIO 13-OZ- SPRAY SNOW i ' • I • .H- -- i it '"* TREE SKIRT GARLAND Transparent TAPE PRESTO PRESSURE COOKER • .»' - V \ 'J . \\''•'"•'<\V ^""",-«"> v-',*' % . r"' COOKS FAST, FLAVORFUL MEALS' Cut Aluminum «Prmuf» fttfvtitor • B<iitit Finuh • fttciptt Jumbo Roll of . or Paper GIFT WRAP PAPER NAPKINS STYROFOAM CUPS SI Count VIVA PAPER TOWELS MATCHES FACIAL TISSUE 3 FOR 3 FOR 2 PK.GS. 11" long. APJMQS. 90 per decofilw t»«.

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