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 Castle Marina is located on the west shore of the Connecticut River in the fresh water of Chester Creek just a short ride from Long Island Sound. The marina not only provides friendly service, but also a large picnic area, swimming pool and boating supplies. There are 85 summer slips and storage for boats on trailers and winter storage. The marina has a boat launch ramp. The Ships Store will replenish your ice and other needs. They do mechanical repairs and fiberglass work. Come relax and sit in their gazebo and enjoy the beautiful scenery.




Norwest Marine is located on River Road in Pawcatuck, Connecticut on the Pawcatuck River. The marina is open seven days a week and has a gas dock, pump out is available, restrooms, summer and winter dockage for service and parts. The parts department stays well stocked and all their technicians are factory certified on Yamaha, Mercruiser, Mercury Outboard, Volvo, Marine Power, Johnson and Evinrude. There are also laundry facilities and restrooms with showers.


Writer’s Note: Norwest Marine has been in business for forty-five years. They are dedicated to outstanding customer service and are very good in motor maintenance and repair.


Gales Ferry Marina is located on the Thames River in Connecticut. The marina is one of the most comprehensive marine mechanical repair facilities in the state. It has been a Lewis family owned and operated marina since 1960. The marina can dock powerboats up to 40’. A Clubhouse is available for showers and has a picnic area. The marina is snuggled in a beautiful cove with swans as the main residents. The store has everything for the practical mariner including hardware, cleaners, electrical parts, safety accessories, rope, fenders and more. This is the place to come for fiberglass repairs, bottom painting and so much more.


-Ms Suntan & CA Suntan

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