On the Water

As many as twenty-five opportunities exist for you this summer on the water. Be sure to check-out both the sailing and cruising calendars.

Launch Hours

  • Weekends and Weekdays 8:00a.m. - 8:00p.m.

  • ​Up to five members going to the same boat may ride the launch service.



Available at Safe Harbor Dauntless Marina just north of the yacht club. There is also a lower Connecticut River pump-out boat that serves Essex from Memorial Day to October. The service is free. The boat can be hailed on VHF Channel 72.


VHF Channel 68 is monitored during
launch hours.