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for the Winter

See You in the Spring!

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.  

Rex Yacht Sales has long been known in NY & CT as the place to find, purchase and sell a boat. 

If you are looking to purchase a new, used or trade-in boat, or to sell the boat you own, please visit 
or give us a call at 203-866-5555. 
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This Weekend - The Oyster Bay Oyster Festival 
Oct 17th & 18th

Great last cruise of the season!

More than 150 years ago, Theodore Roosevelt - the 26th President of the United States - was born to a wealthy family that summered in Oyster Bay, not far from the waterfront property that today bears his name. To honor his memory, community leaders organized a parade to celebrate his 125th birthday. The parade proved so successful that it provided the roots of what would become the Oyster Festival in 1983.
Good fun, music, artists and food - make it your last cruise of the season!

Info is... HERE
Anchor out and dinghy in or call Oyster Bay Marine Center (VHF Ch 71) for a mooring and a launch ride.   OBMC Website 
Rex & Cove are your 
Winterizing Headquarters 
Everything you need - From A to Z 
(Antifreeze to Zincs) including:   
  • Fuel and Oil Filters
  • Tarps
  • Pink Stuff (antifreeze)
  • Fuel Stabilizer
  • Engine Fogger
  • Spark Plugs
  • Engine Oil
  • Shrink Wrap Supplies
  • Bubbler Systems
  • Jack Stands
  • Gear Case Lube
  • Zincs
  • Outboard Muffs
  • Marine Sanitation Filters
And More !! 
Fall is Here, Like it or Not 
The overnight temperature will Fall to the low 30's this weekend... is that why it's called Fall ?

OK, maybe you can squeak in a trip to Oyster Bay this weekend, but the grim reality is that it's time to prepare for winterizing.

Hopefully you kept the winterizing list from last year with your boat files, but there's help (and unsolicited advise) available. Incidentally, why are boaters such an opinionated lot ? Ask a boat question to ten boaters and get 10 different answers!

Here are some links to winterizing tips.....HERE, and HERE 
Remember that Neglect = Trouble next season ! !

Alternatively, having your boat professionally winterized and covered is the key to a long life for your boat, engine and systems. Don't put it off, thinking that you will get around to it. Temperatures are already in the mid 40's at night and the first freeze is right around the corner!
Consider having the Pros at Rex or Cove  address your boat's winter needs, even if you store it in your own driveway. The right tools, additives, filters and know-how are key ingredients to successful winterization. 
Your boat will thank you by looking and running great in the spring!   

See the Rex and Cove Links Below
Winter Contracts are Available from
Norwalk Cove and Rex Marine
 Make your plans now - Fall is in the air.... 
Norwalk Cove Winter Contracts are ...  HERE  
Note: Plan your Rigging Work Now!

Rex Marine Winter Contracts are...    
  All too soon 
Tired of the Rat Race? - Sail Away for a While!  
An online crew service helps boat-less (but ready and able) boaters and skippers looking for crew... and might provide that getaway you need to escape the rat race for a while.

Here's what it says on their website: 

Offshore Passage Opportunities is the #1 Crew Networking Service in North America. OPO has helped thousands of sailors meet and make successful passages since 1993.

Our mission is to seek, gather  and create, quality offshore passage opportunities for our members.  

This Could  
be YOU! 

Delivery skippers and private boat owners quickly realize their friends and family have jobs and obligations and can not sail with them. So they call us looking for crew. We collect their information and pass it on to our members to help them get aboard. Since you are helping to deliver a boat, you get to go sailing for free. Many or repeat skippers or members so we pre-qualify a majority of the opportunities for you.
  • Opportunities crewing for private boat owners.
  • Opportunities crewing for delivery skippers.
  • Opportunities crewing in a rally or regatta.
  • Gain sea time and experience towards a License.
  • Complete and share your online profile.
  • Keep track of your sea time and sea miles using our automated calculators.
  • Earn Your Captain's License.
  • Meet new like minded people.
  • Free Information for sailors by sailors.
  • Gain experience before buying a boat or sailing off on your own boat.

Sounds like fun!!   See their website... HERE 

Things to Do, Events, Seminars and Courses 

NY Times - Things To Do Around CT

See the Times website & list of events...   HERE    
On a Final Note,