Short Strikes

American oceanographers said they recorded the largest wave in history when Hurricane Ivan thrashed the Gulf of Mexico last September. The storm produced a series of giant waves, one of which stood 91 feet high. The nine-story-high wave is a new world record for a wave recorded by instruments — www.earthdive.com.

The Atlantic City In-Water Power Boat Show is scheduled for September 8-11 at the Farley State Marina, adjacent to the Trump Marina Hotel Casino. The event will showcase the newest and "never before seen" 2006 models — www.acinwaterboatshow.com.

Capt. Ron Hamlin of the Guatemalan charter boat Capt. Hook is coordinating a clothing drive for underprivileged kids in Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala. Clean clothing in acceptable condition should be shipped to Joan Vernon, 210 Harbor Dr., Key Biscayne, FL 33149 — www.angleradventures.com/capthook.htm.