The Norwalk Islands…. Their Formation, History, Secrets,
Stories and Navigation.
From the Ice age and the formation of Long Island Sound by the
retreating glaciers, the Indians and early settlers, to the Oyster Industry,
Hotels, Bordellos and Prohibition Speakeasy’s.
The Norwalk Islands have always played an integral part in the development of Norwalk and the region.
Public Islands, Private Sanctuaries, Posh Retreats…. all right off the Norwalk coastline.
Come discover their history, along with navigation and anchorages, tips and tricks
around the 25 plus Islands.
Offered Wed. March 18th 6:30 pm thru 9:30 pm
and again on
Saturday Afternoon March 28th 12:30 pm thru 4:00 pm
Call for info & next date offered
This seminar will focus on the preparation, planning, and skills
needed for memorable and safe cruises
- Planning & Provisioning
- Plotting and Weather
- A Review of Rules of the Road
- Anchoring & Docking
- VHF radios, DSC, AIS & Electronics
- Cruising style – Marinas or Anchor out ?
- Review of Charting and how to plot your trip
- Traditional Plotting and GPS Navigation
- Find a Marina for Transient Dockage
- Safe Anchoring in Unfamiliar Areas
- Safety and Emergency Preparedness
Please register for the March 18th Norwalk Island seminar … HERE
or register for the March 28th Norwalk Island seminar … HERE
Questions? Please e-mail, Text or Call Capt. Rick Delfosse: email@example.com 203-216-7800
The Seminars will be held at Norwalk Cove Marina.
Directions: Seminars are held in the Norwalk Cove administration building conference room.
The Cove Administration building is on the left as you drive into the marina and has the glass atrium.
Please go through the Prestige yacht sales office, down the hall to the rear of the building or around the right side of the
building and in the side door (under the staircase) to the conference room.
Consider bringing a snack (or lunch) and something to drink.
Norwalk Cove Marina Calf Pasture Beach Road East Norwalk, CT 06855
Rick is a Coast Guard captain, the editor of Harbor Talk Weekly, a National Safe Boating Council close-quarters boat-handling and open water boat handling instructor, Connecticut and New York certified safe boating instructor and a US Sailing-certified instructor. He also conducts on-the-water courses and classroom seminars on coastal cruising and boating skills. The owner of a 43-foot pilothouse cutter and an Aquasport powerboat, he has extensive cruising and one-design, coastal and offshore racing experience.
Private Sessions – On-the Water – On your boat
Contact Capt. Rick