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Norwalk Cove 

Located beside Norwalk Cove Marina overlooking the area's most
beautiful yachts.


A perfect venue to have weddings, corporate  

or social functions,  

family reunions or team building events.

  Norwalk Harbor View at Cove

48 Calf Pasture Beach Road
East Norwalk, CT 06855



The Ospreys returned
to Norwalk last week!

Soundkeeper, Inc. 
is looking for boat operators to run our pumpout boat in Norwalk, CT.  Must have 2 years experience operating a motor boat, close quarters operations, an be familiar with navigating Norwalk Harbor area.   Contact Jason at:


Mercury Marine Update

As a Certified Mercury Marine Dealer and Repair Center, Rex Marine offers, sales, service and genuine Mercury parts to make your boating painless and trouble free.

With factory certified technicians and Master technicians, Rex has the largest staff around to keep your Mercury outboards and MerCruiser I/O's humming.

If you have a spring project in mind...

Now is the time!!

Stop by the store or see the latest from Mercury... HERE  

Save the Date &
Sign up to Help

Participate in the annual SWIM Marathon by volunteering your boat and time for this one-day event.

This year the Marathon will be held on  
Sat. July 25th 

To register as a support boat,
click...  HERE   
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Welcome to Spring & the
2015 Boating Season!!

With a sunny weekend forecast and highs finally reaching the 60's, we might as well celebrate the un-official beginning of Spring in the Northeast. Saturday may have some wind, but Sunday is the day to get down to the boat and get started!

Now, what did I do with that list? 

If you can't find it, here's a list from Discover Boating
to get you thinking.
Click... HERE

New Arrivals at the Cove Nautical Boutique

Make a point of stopping by
the Nautical Boutique at the Norwalk Cove Marina Ship's Store to see a great new selection of nautical giftware, pillows, clothing and more...

The Rex Marine Catalog
is now Online !!

Now you can have a 280 page marine
supply catalog with you 24/7

Click HERE
for the Catalog Link!

Once you find what you need, order it by calling 203-831-5236 or e-mail
and specify store pickup or home delivery.
It's that Simple !   

See the SV TV Channel on YouTube... HERE
24th Annual Long Island Sound Citizens Summit 

When:  Friday April 10 from
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Where: Harbor Club, Webster Bank Arena 600 Main St.
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Save the Sound, a bi-state program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment, and the Long Island Sound Study have a fantastic event planned this Friday! We hope you'll join us as we kick off Earth Month with our Long Island Sound Citizens Summit.
The regions' foremost experts, including scientists and keynote speaker Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr., are coming together to talk about nitrogen impacts on the Sound and solutions where we can all benefit. Hear the latest news on nitrogen reduction, policy and funding initiatives, and innovative technologies for the future of our Sound.

Register..... HERE 
Great Free Webinars and Videos
from Navionics 

Fishing, boating, sailing... See the schedule below to see how technology will make you a better boater.         


See the Webinar Schedule...  HERE 

To see their GREAT web app, click...  HERE 


Note: Open the web app and Zoom in to the Norwalk area and click the round sonar icon in the lower left corner for incredible "crowd sourced" updated charts!        

Summer Contracts are Available

Norwalk Cove  
 Please call the Dock Office


Rex Marine contracts

or call 203-866-5555

Seminars and Courses to
Prepare you for Spring!!
SEA Navigation Course  


SEA Navigation Courses take a straight forward approach to Coastal Navigation.  

GPS is used in conjunction with nautical

charts to plan your trip, plot your courses over safe water, and monitor your position along the way.


Course Topics Include:

Chart Reading
Plotting Courses
Dead Reckoning
Trip Planning
Determine Position
The Buoy System
Cruising Guides
Tide and Current Tables
Selecting Nautical Charts
Create GPS Waypoints


With the Sea Dolphins, You're on your way to being
Safe, Legal, and Confident!  
The Next Navigation Course is April 19th at Rex Marine 
Sign Up...  HERE

See the CT Safe Boating Course Schedule.... HERE


Navigating the Norwalk Islands  
This popular seminar will focus on the Norwalk Islands.... Their History, Secrets and Tips for Navigating around and between the 25 plus Islands. 
Saturday April 25th 
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Register HERE
Additional Information - e-mail / text Capt. Rick Delfosse  / 203-216-7800


Darien Sail and Power Squadron offers:


SAIL CLASS - Eight nights starting April 22

SAIL covers the basic sailing skills and knowledge necessary for novice and experienced sailors, as well as non-sailors. The course starts with basic sailboat designs and nomenclature, rigging, safety, and sail processes and then tackles the physical aspects of sailing forces and techniques sail applications, marlinespike seamanship, helmsmanship and handling of more difficult sailing conditions, navigation rules, and an introduction to heavy weather sailing.


SEAMANSHIP - Eight nights starting April 20
Seamanship is an ideal next course after qualifying for your CT Boat Operators Certificate or having taken the Piloting course.  It is geared towards making your time on the water safer, less stressful, and more enjoyable.   
Contact to Register   
On a final note,

Caption This One !!