Captain's Log :: Archived in "September 1, 2012"

Fall Boating Tips

September 27, 2012

  As the days get shorter and temperatures drop, here are some things to remember when going out on the boat….    Check the Weather.   Knowing the forecast and actually seeing the radar and wind predictions will make your onboard time more enjoyable.  A good web forecasting tool is  and view the interactive (zoomable) radar. Other good tools are the Cove…Read More

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Rex Marine Center Appointed as a Dealer for Sealine - "the Range Rover of Boating”

September 20, 2012

  Sealine, a British manufacturer of luxury  motor yachts from 35' to 60' will be a great addition to Rex. With both a C42 and a C48 at the Norwalk show, buyers can see how light and airy the boats are, especially with the sliding sunroof.   The new Sealines are fitted out for the American market with good-sized refrigerator/freezers, a microwave, dishwasher, barbecue, washer/dryer, wine…Read More

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Pre - Boat Show Photos of Cove

September 13, 2012

[gallery columns="2" orderby="rand"] Clean & Empty after the street sweepers went through !    Read More

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North Fork Fall Activities

September 12, 2012

  Labor Day 2012 may be behind us, but there are still exciting things happening on the North Fork.  The Annual Greenport Maritime Festival will be held on Friday, September 21, 2012 – Sunday, September 23, 2012. This weekend will be a perfect time to take off and reunite with family and friends and enjoy the last bit of Summer 2012. Make sure you reserve an overnight slip at Matt-A-Mar…Read More

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2012 Boatshow Links

September 11, 2012

  September brings the regional boat shows, here are the links: Newport International Boat Show    Sept 13 - 16   Norwalk Boat Show    Sept 20 - 23   Trawler Fest     Sept 27 - 30 Baltimore   Annapolis US Sailboat Show    Oct 4 -…Read More

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September 2012 America's Cup Update - Incredible Technology !!

September 11, 2012

  The America’s cup is pushing the frontier in both powerboats as well as sailboats:  Check these links to see the new state of the art chase boat that Emirates Team New Zealand has introduced. With 4 X 300 HP outboards and 58 MPH top speed, it screams  ! E-TNZ Chase boat Launching Here's the new E-TNZ Chase boat…Read More

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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 More

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