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Norwalk Cove Marina
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 02:50:25 +0000en-UShourly1Is Your Boat Zinc-ing ?
http://www.norwalkcove.com/is-your-boat-zinc-ing/#respondMon, 03 Apr 2017 23:32:50 +0000http://www.norwalkcove.com/?p=1575So what is the big deal about putting zincs on my boat, and why should I care ? Galvanic Corrosion When two different metals (like your bronze propeller and your stainless steel prop shaft) are put together underwater, they basically create a battery and electric voltage can flow between them. As in a battery, one […]
http://www.norwalkcove.com/is-your-boat-zinc-ing/feed/0Did You get April Fooled ?
http://www.norwalkcove.com/did-you-get-april-fooled/#respondSat, 01 Apr 2017 19:50:05 +0000http://www.norwalkcove.com/?p=2275The April Fools Harbor Talk newsletter was just that…. an April Fools newsletter ! None of the news items were real ! Just fishtails. Thanks for your feedback, it’s going to be a great summer ! Click HERE if you missed it or want to see previous years April Fools editions […]
]]>http://www.norwalkcove.com/did-you-get-april-fooled/feed/0Happy April Fools Day
http://www.norwalkcove.com/april-fools-day_got_ya/#respondThu, 30 Mar 2017 15:56:16 +0000http://www.norwalkcove.com/?p=2632Thank you for laughing with us ! We hope you have enjoyed our "Fishtails"
]]>http://www.norwalkcove.com/april-fools-day_got_ya/feed/0It may be Spring, but the water is still Cooold !
http://www.norwalkcove.com/it-may-be-spring-but-the-water-is-still-cooold/#respondThu, 30 Mar 2017 14:30:16 +0000http://www.norwalkcove.com/?p=1604 Some intrepid boaters, the crew teams in their shells and a few kayakers have been on the water already and have realized the water is still VERY cold ! So it’s time to review the basics of boating in the early spring: As a rule of thumb, It’s about 10 degrees colder on […]
]]>http://www.norwalkcove.com/it-may-be-spring-but-the-water-is-still-cooold/feed/0Why is 89 Octane Fuel Important?
http://www.norwalkcove.com/89-octane-fuel-important/#respondMon, 20 Mar 2017 16:23:06 +0000http://www.norwalkcove.com/?p=10840Our friends at ValvTect offer an explanation of how the addition of ethanol undermines octane and fuel efficiency: There are three potential causes for “octane loss” and unfortunately none of them are linear. First: Ethanol separation. In regular E-10 gasoline, ethanol accounts for about 3 octane numbers. Should the gasoline phase separate the gasoline on […]
]]>http://www.norwalkcove.com/89-octane-fuel-important/feed/0VHF Radio Channels & Radio Use
http://www.norwalkcove.com/vhf-radio-channels/#respondTue, 19 Jul 2016 22:00:39 +0000http://www.norwalkcove.com/?p=986 If you carry a VHF radio onboard, (a good idea for all boaters) you should maintain a watch on channel 16 whenever the boat is underway. Commercial vessels and all vessels over 20 meters and those carrying passengers for hire are required to maintain a radio watch. (see the Federal Regs… HERE) Most radios […]
]]>http://www.norwalkcove.com/vhf-radio-channels/feed/0Emergency Repairs – Completed in Record Time at Norwalk Cove
http://www.norwalkcove.com/emergency-repairs-completed-record-time-norwalk-cove/#respondThu, 07 Jul 2016 14:36:02 +0000http://www.norwalkcove.com/?p=10908 Suppose you are racing around the world in a fleet of custom 75 foot ocean racers in a year-long, 14 leg adventure and during the 11th leg, heading for NY, you hit something…hard. . Who you gonna call? . Panicked, the Race management called Norwalk Cove to not only replace the bow section on […]
]]>http://www.norwalkcove.com/emergency-repairs-completed-record-time-norwalk-cove/feed/0Dinghy Poker Run – July 23rd 2016
http://www.norwalkcove.com/dinghy-poker-run-2016-7-23/#respondWed, 06 Jul 2016 15:00:06 +0000http://www.norwalkcove.com/?p=1908Everyone is welcome... Shore & Country, South Norwalk Boat Club, Norwalk Boat Club, Ischoda Yacht Club... Come on down! Dinghys, Jet Skis or kayaks are allowed (water pistols are encouraged). Join your friends and enjoy a fun day on the water !
]]>http://www.norwalkcove.com/dinghy-poker-run-2016-7-23/feed/02016 Calendar of Fun Things to do Around the Sound
http://www.norwalkcove.com/2016-calendar-fun-things-around-sound/#respondThu, 30 Jun 2016 19:07:56 +0000http://www.norwalkcove.com/?p=10859It’s time to make your summer boating plans – check out our 2016 Calendar of fun things to do around the Sound! We’ll be adding to it weekly and ask you to share any additional events you find. See it… HERE E-mail additional events to: firstname.lastname@example.org
]]>http://www.norwalkcove.com/2016-calendar-fun-things-around-sound/feed/0FISHING CONTEST !!
http://www.norwalkcove.com/fishing-contest/#respondFri, 10 Jun 2016 17:51:54 +0000http://www.norwalkcove.com/?p=10891Norwalk Cove Marina & Rex Marine are hosting a “virtual” fishing contest. (Virtual as in “please don’t bring fish in to be weighed” !!) The contest is based on the honor system: Catch a fish, ID it, weigh it, take a selfie while measuring and either release (greatly encouraged) or keep for eating. Please include […]