National Geographic : 1958 Jan
were threading Creighton Narrows and moving into Old Teakettle Creek. Our search for a night's anchorage sent us into New Teakettle Creek, where the chart showed depths of 16 to 37 feet. Sitting in the cockpit after dark, we watched phosphorescent sparklings in the water. Occasional splashes and whooshing sounds betrayed the presence of fish and por poises. The night was cool, with no mosquitoes, gnats, or horseflies. Around midnight, when all was quiet below, a high wind set Tradewinds to swinging in gentle arcs. Then came rain, and all hands sprang to close ports and hatches. The squall ended, and the morn ing was sunny and glistening. We voted New Teakettle Creek one of the pleasantest stops of our trip. At St. Simons Island, Tradewinds' crew broke out shore clothes, smelling some what of mildew and bilge, and headed for neighboring Sea Island and 48 hours of soft living at the Cloister, luxurious resort hotel (pages 36 and 37). (Continued on page 58) Foaming Wakes Trail Speedboats Racing Out of Biscayne Bay Spectators line the 163d Street bridge between the Sunny Isles (left) and mainland to watch entries in Florida's annual two day Gold Coast Marathon from Miami to Palm Beach and return. Bal Harbour and Surfside appear in the distance. United Press To reach Biscayne Bay, off Miami, Tradewinds loafed along the Intracoastal Waterway for 58 days. Heeling slightly in the wind, she heads for Dinner Key Marina. The pram trailing astern is made of transparent plastic. National Geographic Photographer J. Baylor Roberts © N.G.S.