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The Undercurrents regard the following: Facts and recipes about the number one cause of drowning in Hawaii, limpets, a new fin design by Guy Takayama holding characteristics of depth, power from the flexible tip, and maneuverability, a request by Bill Jones of the Surfer’s Medical Association for donations of used prescription and non-prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses, book promo for Fred Van Dyke’s “Two Surf Stories For Children,” information regarding limited edition collector’s items from LeRoy Grannis, Mike Scully, and Rus Calisch, a series of 19-foot racing paddleboards from shapers Choate and Eaton, a congrats to Patagonia, additional information regarding upcoming or recent events mentioned throughout the issue along with an apology to Mike Hopps for crediting someone else with his photo in Vol.4 #1, and lastly Pezman provides follow-up information regarding this issue’s articles about the Caribbean, Shortboard Revolution, Tabuaeran Islands and more.