US Harbors - A great Web Site for Boaters
is a very good web site for boaters that gives you all the weather forecast, weather radar and wind on a single, well laid out page. It even has a link to buoy data around the Sound. Click Here
They have just released "Life on the Coast", a new, free, 132-page interactive digital magazine and mobile app celebrating the finest businesses, activities, and destinations on the New England coast. It's available as a free iPad or iPhone download in the App Store or directly through any web browser. See it.... Here
NOAA Predicts Active Hurricane Season
In it's 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook issued
last week, the experts at the NOAA Climate Prediction Center
are forecasting an active or extremely active season this year.
For the six-month hurricane season, which begins June 1, the Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook says there is a 70 percent likelihood of 13 to 20 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 7 to 11 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including 3 to 6 major hurricanes (Category 3, 4 or 5; winds of 111 mph or higher).
These ranges are well above the seasonal average of 12 named storms, 6 hurricanes and 3 major hurricanes.
Plan your storm strategy now, don't wait until the last minute.
For The Complete Prediction...Click Here
National Marina Day at Rex Marine Center
June 8th 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rex Marine Center is your
gateway to the water. Learn about all the ways your family can enjoy boating on Long Island Sound and the Norwalk Islands.
This event is open to everyone and will feature free boat rides, kayak demos, paddle board fitness, food, maritime aquarium touch tank & more!
Click here for full details
Nautical Terms - A Fun Look
The portion of an anchor that digs securely into the bottom: also, any occasion when this happens on the first try.
Ancient: Aspect of seafaring associated with slavery.
Modern: Aspect of seafaring associated with slavery
Generic term for any pieces of boating equipment that can be forgotten in the back-seat or trunk of a car, left behind on a dock, soaked in the bottom of a dinghy or lost over the side of the boat.
Harbor View at Cove -A Venue with a VIEW
The most beautiful waterfront location in Fairfield County is now available for private parties! Introducing Norwalk Harbor View at Cove, a waterfront event venue located at Norwalk Cove Marina.
Set on a beautiful location with panoramic views of the Norwalk Islands, Harbor View is ideal for weddings, family reunions, corporate and social functions. Accommodating parties of up to 400 guests, amenities include the use of entire 2 acre property with direct beach access, a 40 X 60 tent, caterer cook tent, and new restrooms. Available for bookings after July 1
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