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Cruise Planning Tools – At Home, At the Dock or Underway

September 6, 2012

A great tool to use either when planning a cruise or a quick visit to another harbor is “Active Captain”. An online program, Active Captain integrates NOAA charts, a Bing map, Satellite pictures or a Hybrid view mix of satellite and map data all with colored markers into an Interactive Cruising Guidebook. The color coded markers indicate: Red - marinas, yacht clubs, boat yards, other…Read Cruise Planning Tools – At Home, At the Dock or Underway

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2012 Dinghy Poker Run and Photos !

August 21, 2012

  The August 18, 2012 Poker run was a great success with 23 boats and 57 "players" with ages ranging from 10 to 70+, bounding through the harbor to gather playing cards.   With checkpoints at Charles Creek, Ascension Beach, Overtons, Rex Marine and by Peach Island in the harbor, the players (armed with water pistols and blasters) had a GREAT…Read 2012 Dinghy Poker Run and Photos !

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Severe Thunderstorm Alert – what it means

August 9, 2012

  A thunderstorm that precedes a cold front is generally stronger and more dangerous than thunderstorms associated with warm, humid tropical air masses. Pushed by strong jet stream winds, the line of storms associated with the cold front is often called a squall line. Severe thunderstorms are fast moving and can create incredible violence as they pass over an area. Among their most devastating…Read Severe Thunderstorm Alert – what it means

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Dinghy Poker Run !! Register ASAP (Before 8/15)

August 8, 2012

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Here is a list of fun events accessible by boat or on the water !

July 26, 2012

  August 15    Summer Concert Series at Calf Pasture Beach   Car Show Beach Cruise & 50s and 60s music with the “Barons”   August 18  Dinghy Poker Run at Norwalk Cove  11:00 AM    /?ai1ec_event=dinghy-poker-run&instance_id=80     August 18   Behind-the-Scenes Tour, 8:15-10:00 a.m., The Maritime Aquarium atNorwalk Reservations (203) 852-0700 ext…Read Here is a list of fun events accessible by boat or on the water !

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Pictures from Pirate Night & Saturday Dock Party

July 18, 2012

Pirate Night was a great success with a treasure hunt, games, singing and a CANNON BALL fight      (aka water balloons)          ARGHH  !!                                                                            Saturday's Dock party was also a great success with…Read Pictures from Pirate Night & Saturday Dock Party

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File a Float Plan Before Heading Out !

July 10, 2012

A float plan is a written description that you leave with someone before you head out in your boat (or kayak, or canoe, etc.) It's an easy way to insure that you will be missed if you don't return and will tell those looking for you the information they’ll need to know. It also allows the marina to make sure a transient guest is not in your slip when you return.  Even if you are just going…Read File a Float Plan Before Heading Out !

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Ladies Night!

June 21, 2012

  Thursday June 28th The Gift Boutique at Norwalk Cove Store 6:00pm – 9:00pm   WINE, SANGRIA & SHOPPING   New Shipments have arrived!   Evening includes vendors with: Jewelry, Sarongs, Tunics D-Ring Belts & Purses Organic Health & Wellness Products Custom Boat Interiors Beach Cover-ups    10% DISCOUNT ON ALL BOUTIQUE ITEMS   BRING YOUR GIRLFRIENDS! (HUSBANDS…Read Ladies Night!

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Cove Car Show Recap and Pictures

June 21, 2012

  Our first Cove Car Show was a success ! We had a great turn out of both cars and aficionados.  The gull wing Mercedes was really sweet ! Thanks to everyone who came to look and a huge thanks to the car owners for sharing their babies.   img class="wp-image-745 alignleft" title="Car Show 2" src="/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Car-Show-2.jpg" alt="" width="223" height="131"…Read Cove Car Show Recap and Pictures

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CT Islands Closed to Public

June 14, 2012

From Boating Local.com     The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced that Charles Island in Milford and Duck Island in Westbrook will be closed to the public through September 9, 2012, to prevent disturbances to nesting birds. Both islands have been designated by DEEP as Natural Area Preserves, primarily because of their importance as nesting…Read CT Islands Closed to Public

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