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Responsibilities of the Captain

June 26, 2015

  We see the fun plaques:  The Captain's word is Law....    or      Marriages performed by the Captain are valid ONLY for the duration of the cruise.... But what are the REAL responsibilities of the Captain (vessel operator or "boater") ?   Three Major Responsibilities of Every Boater Practice good seamanship. It is the responsibility of every boat or PWC operator to…Read More

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Summer Fog - Where Does It Come From ?

June 17, 2015

So you will no longer be in a fog....   (sorry) For There are different types of fog, which essentially is a cloud on the ground which reduces visibility to less than 1km. fog to form, the basic requirements are moisture in the air  (the closer to 100% humidity the better) and the air near the ground must be cooled to within 5 F (3 C) of dew point (the temperature to which air must be cooled…Read More

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Norwalk Summer Concert Series at Calf Pasture Beach

June 17, 2015

The City of Norwalk Rec. and Parks Wednesday Evening Summer Concert Series brings music to Calf Pasture Beach throughout the summer.  . Sponsored by First County Bank All rain dates will be on the following day, except for the July 3 Fireworks and Concert program, which will be held on July 5 in case of inclement weather.   . All concerts are free and open to the public. Concerts may be…Read More

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Wife's Diary / Husband's Diary

April 28, 2015

Wife's Diary: Tonight, I thought my husband was acting weird. We had made plans to meet at a nice restaurant for dinner. I was shopping with my friends all day long, so I thought he was upset at the fact that I was a bit late, but he made no comment on it. Conversation wasn't flowing, so I suggested that we go somewhere quiet so we could talk. He agreed, but he didn't say…Read More

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Spring Seminars: History and Navigation of the Norwalk Islands

March 3, 2015

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] 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…Read More

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Beginning to see a lot of Sabres around all of a sudden!

September 13, 2014

    Sabres and Backcoves "coming in threes".   Two new ones just down from the factory near Portland, Maine. The greenish one is Dick Truitt's old boat that is in for repair. (Thats Jack Raymond under the little lift keeping up with things for the big upcoming boat show week). New 37 "going green" with Interlux Micron. Also a new Navigation Package installed yesterday and is ready for the…Read More

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Beginning to see a lot of Sabres around all of a sudden!

September 13, 2014

    Sabres and Backcoves "coming in threes".   Two new ones just down from the factory near Portland, Maine. The greenish one is Dick Truitt's old boat that is in for repair. (Thats Jack Raymond under the little lift keeping up with things for the big upcoming boat show week). New 37 "going green" with Interlux Micron. Also a new Navigation Package installed yesterday and is ready for the…Read More

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Images of Summer at cove marina 2014

September 13, 2014

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Summer Storms - A Textbook Example

August 13, 2014

  Last week we talked about Summer storms and how to use Intellicast to help predict (and avoid) them. As that edition was being finalized last Wednesday, a VERY strong and fast moving Summer storm ripped through Norwalk harbor with wind gusts of 54 MPH and "white out" conditions... Here are the details of that squall and a look at how specific internet websites and technology can help us…Read More

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The "WALK" Train Bridge OPENED!

June 18, 2014

Last Saturday, June 14'th, a flotilla of boats that had been "trapped" up the Norwalk River escaped! With an army of almost 50 engineers, mechanics, electricians and laborers, the bridge (which was scheduled to open at 9:00 am), opened at 10:00 am for 30 minutes to allow the small armada passage. The bridge will not likely open for the next three weeks as engineers and consultants troubleshoot…Read More

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