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Harbor Talk Weekly
Holiday Edition
Rex Marine Center and
Norwalk Cove Marina

12/24/14  Vol 5.41
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Norwalk Cove Marina
Rex Marine Center  
Holiday Weather:

Christmas Eve
Wed. Dec 24th
Rainy with a chance of reindeer sightings 
Highs: low 50s
Lows: high 40s

Christmas Day
Thurs. Dec 25th
Highs: low 50s
Lows: mid 30s
Rex Marine has partnered with Volvo Penta America to offer warranty repairs, maintenance and parts for all gasoline Volvo Penta marine motors.

Contact the Rex Service Department to discuss your needs
or to order parts.  Phone 203-831-5234

Rex Marine is a Certified  Yamaha Service and Stocking Parts Dealer


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Norwalk Cove  


Norwalk Cove will be returning from the Holidays on Jan 5th.
The Cove Ships Store
 will be reopening
in March
Rex Store Hours
Special Holiday Hours
please call

Closed Sundays after Christmas

Captains Cup Coffee 

Closed for the 

Thank you for your continued patronage, 
See you in the Spring! 


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Best Wishes and Happy Holidays to you and your family from the crews at Norwalk Cove and Rex Marine.

Don't forget!  Norwalk Cove Presents
a Rigging Seminar with Harken

Saturday Jan 10th from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Reserve your spot by registering with
Kate Russell;
or by calling 203.838.3681

USCG Captain's Course


If you've been boating for number of years and/or you'd like to elevate your boating knowledge to the next level, Rex Boating Club's Capt. Chris Kelly (founder of American Marine Training) will be teaching the USCG Captain's course starting in mid-January.


Starting January 20th, the course consists of six Tuesday night classes (6:30-9pm) and includes everything you'll need to sit for the USCG Captain's License exam, including text book, sample tests, chart, plotting tools, and USCG Application forms.


Space is limited and the fee is $295 including all course materials. To register, email Capt. Kelly at 


2015 Summer Cruises with the
                  Rex & Cove Cruising Club

We've set the dates and are asking for commitments:

June 20-21  Oyster Bay Afternoon / Evening Raft-up and overnight anchor out... Head back home early if you can't stay overnight. 


July 18-19  Port Jefferson - Danfords Marina and hotel.

If you don't / can't sleep aboard, you can get a room! 



Aug 15-16  CT River - Saybrook Point Marina.

Rooms are available if you don't stay on board.
Fun place, beautiful marina.

For dates, more info and to sign up, click
Winter Boating Seminars -              
            Navigating the Norwalk Islands   


The Norwalk Islands....  

Their Formation, History, Secrets, Stories and  Navigation around and between the 25 plus Islands.


From the ice age and the formation of Long Island Sound by the  

retreating glaciers, the Indians and early settlers, to the Oyster Industry, Hotels, Bordellos and Prohibition Speakeasy's.  The Norwalk Islands have always played an integral part in the development of Norwalk and the region. Public Islands, Private Sanctuaries, Posh Retreats.... all right off the Norwalk shoreline.  


Saturday morning Jan 17th     9:30 am thru 1:30 pm    


Note: Bring a bag lunch or snack to the Seminar
Please register in advance and bring $ 60.00 per person to the seminar. The Seminar will be held at Norwalk Cove Marina. Click

HERE for Information or e-mail / text Capt. Rick                     203-216-7800 


Coastal Cruising 
        Become the boater you were meant to be! 
Saturday Jan  17h   2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This seminar will focus on the preparation, planning, and skills
needed for memorable and safe cruises  
Safe Boating Class at Rex Marine  

Starting on January 24th from 9-5, classes will be offered once a month at Rex Marine. Sign Up Now.

Join SEA Dolphin for the first SBC class of the season.  This one day class will allow you to earn the CT Safe Boating Certificate required to operate a boat in Connecticut.  Please see the online schedule for dates. Classes will be held in the new Vic Porter Training Center, Formula Boats Northeast Showroom Gallery at Rex Marine Center.

Please call 800-510-9995 to register or sign up online...


Mark your Calendar

Jan 21 - Jan 25   New York Boat Show 
See Website....   HERE 
On a Final Note