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Blog Archive :: July 1, 2013 - July 31, 2013

Romance and the Sea, the stuff of movies and countless books

July 18, 2013

  Romance and the Sea, the stuff of movies and countless books. While others gaze outward at the sea, boaters gaze lovingly at their boats. Do you have this affection ? It’s easy to see, when walking away from their boat, they turn and look back for that one last glimpse. They’ll drive by and look or sit in the parking lot admiring. When in the launch or dinghy pulling away, they…Read More

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Things to do around the Sound - Summer 2013

July 16, 2013

  Here is a list of some things to do around the Sound in the next few weeks.   Have suggestions or additions ?  Send 'em in !   July 25 – 28  Gather of the Vibes     Bridgeport http://gatheringofthevibes.com/ July 26 – 28  Newport Folk Festival    Fort Adams http://www.newportfolkfest.net/   July 27  2’nd Annual Dinghy Poker Run    Norwalk…Read More

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Boat Maintenance - Cleaning and Waxing

July 4, 2013

The wax you so diligently applied in the spring may be wearing thin after all the rain and bad weather we've had so far this summer. Boaters often swear by the products they choose; silicone based, paste waxes, carnauba, PETF or mystery additives, but none protect forever and some, not even a few weeks. So starting with the exterior and working our way to the boat bottom, let’s discuss boat…Read More

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What is Being Done to Restore and Protect Long Island Sound?

July 1, 2013

The federal Clean Water Act of 1972, started water pollution control programs which have led to measurable improvements in the water quality of Long Island Sound. Obvious sources of pollution were controlled through permit programs. Tidal wetlands were protected, sewage treatment plants improved, and industrial discharges controlled.     However, to fully restore the health of the…Read More

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