The Boat Show is Over !
We had good weather and the gate count was up about 12%, dealers reported sales,and the FlyBoard demos were outrageous ! Did you ask to try it ? Now the boats and dealers race down to Annapolis. Thanks to everyone for making it a good one!
Fall Boating Tips
As the days get shorter and temperatures drop, here are some things to remember when going out on the boat....
1. Check the Weather. Knowing the forecast and actually seeing the radar and wind predictions will make your onboard time more enjoyable.
2. Carry a VHF Radio*. There are less people on the water in the Fall and your best chance of reaching out for help is with a VHF radio.
3. Bring Extra Clothes. Usually you can assume it's 10 degrees colder on the water. In the Fall, with the sun setting earlier it's not uncommon to see changes of 20 degrees or more !
* Note that newer VHF radios are DSC enabled (Digital Selective Calling) and incorporate an integral GPS, or can be connected to an external GPS. These radios need ...........
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International Marine Art Exhibition Returns to Connecticut
The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport opened the 33rd annual International Marine Art Exhibition and Sale last Sunday which runs through Dec. 31.
More than 100 award-winning artists from around the globe will present their most recent work. Represented in this show are exceptional paintings, drawings, sculpture, scrimshaw and ship models. The show is a cocommemoration of America's maritime heritage with both intricately researched historical scenes and contemporary images that document the relationship of man to the sea.
"Every year we strive to find the best work in the marine field and bring it to our Gallery at Mystic Seaport," Maritime Gallery director Jeanne Potter said. "The show is a wonderful opportunity to view - and purchase - the latest and finest efforts from the most accomplished marine artists working today." Participating artists include Donald Demers, William Duffy, Ian Hansen, Russ Kramer, Sergio Roffo, and Jeff Weaver.
All works in the exhibition are available to view and purchase daily between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. The show can also be viewed on the gallery website.
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Winter Storage Reminder
Cove and Rex have been accepting Winter Storage contracts - available online for your convenience.
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Rex Contracts..........Click Here
Note: Rex has indoor storage space for boats to 50 ft.
Reserve your space now !
Boat Show Store Specials Extended through the 30'th
at Rex and Cove
Cove Store : All boutique items are 25% off (excluding Christmas ornaments). See the $1.00 and $3.00 tables as well as great deals on the Clearance table.
Rex Store: Water Sport Toys, Tubes & Skis - See Mike
Please note that all sales are final & no price adjustments will be given on prior purchases.
Oyster Bay Oyster Festival Oct 13 & 14 Rain or Shine
Good Food, Music, Tall Ships and Oysters, of course !
If you go by boat you can either anchor out and dinghy in or get a mooring at Oyster Bay Marine Center, 5 Bay Ave. Oyster Bay, NY 11771
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ph: 1.516.624.2400 VHF: Ch. 71