Warning: include(/hermes/walnaweb09a/b1426/moo.norwalk/wp-content/advanced-cache.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /hermes/walnaweb09a/b1426/moo.norwalk/wp-settings.php on line 84 Warning: include(): Failed opening '/hermes/walnaweb09a/b1426/moo.norwalk/wp-content/advanced-cache.php' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/local/lib/php-5.3.29-amd64/lib/php') in /hermes/walnaweb09a/b1426/moo.norwalk/wp-settings.php on line 84 Norwalk Cove Marina http://www.norwalkcove.com Wed, 12 Apr 2017 02:50:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Is Your Boat Zinc-ing ? http://www.norwalkcove.com/is-your-boat-zinc-ing/ http://www.norwalkcove.com/is-your-boat-zinc-ing/#respond Mon, 03 Apr 2017 23:32:50 +0000 http://www.norwalkcove.com/?p=1575 So 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 […]

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Did You get April Fooled ? http://www.norwalkcove.com/did-you-get-april-fooled/ http://www.norwalkcove.com/did-you-get-april-fooled/#respond Sat, 01 Apr 2017 19:50:05 +0000 http://www.norwalkcove.com/?p=2275 The 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         […]

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Happy April Fools Day http://www.norwalkcove.com/april-fools-day_got_ya/ http://www.norwalkcove.com/april-fools-day_got_ya/#respond Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:56:16 +0000 http://www.norwalkcove.com/?p=2632 Thank you for laughing with us ! We hope you have enjoyed our "Fishtails"

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It may be Spring, but the water is still Cooold ! http://www.norwalkcove.com/it-may-be-spring-but-the-water-is-still-cooold/ http://www.norwalkcove.com/it-may-be-spring-but-the-water-is-still-cooold/#respond Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:30:16 +0000 http://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 […]

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Why is 89 Octane Fuel Important? http://www.norwalkcove.com/89-octane-fuel-important/ http://www.norwalkcove.com/89-octane-fuel-important/#respond Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:23:06 +0000 http://www.norwalkcove.com/?p=10840 Our 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 […]

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VHF Radio Channels & Radio Use http://www.norwalkcove.com/vhf-radio-channels/ http://www.norwalkcove.com/vhf-radio-channels/#respond Tue, 19 Jul 2016 22:00:39 +0000 http://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 […]

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Emergency Repairs – Completed in Record Time at Norwalk Cove http://www.norwalkcove.com/emergency-repairs-completed-record-time-norwalk-cove/ http://www.norwalkcove.com/emergency-repairs-completed-record-time-norwalk-cove/#respond Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:36:02 +0000 http://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 […]

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Dinghy Poker Run – July 23rd 2016 http://www.norwalkcove.com/dinghy-poker-run-2016-7-23/ http://www.norwalkcove.com/dinghy-poker-run-2016-7-23/#respond Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:00:06 +0000 http://www.norwalkcove.com/?p=1908 Everyone 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 !

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2016 Calendar of Fun Things to do Around the Sound http://www.norwalkcove.com/2016-calendar-fun-things-around-sound/ http://www.norwalkcove.com/2016-calendar-fun-things-around-sound/#respond Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:07:56 +0000 http://www.norwalkcove.com/?p=10859 It’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: rdelfosse@rexmarine.com

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FISHING CONTEST !! http://www.norwalkcove.com/fishing-contest/ http://www.norwalkcove.com/fishing-contest/#respond Fri, 10 Jun 2016 17:51:54 +0000 http://www.norwalkcove.com/?p=10891 Norwalk 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 […]

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