On the Water

Launch Hours- 2020

May 1 – May 22 and September 8 – November 1

Weekdays:  8:00 am–6:00 pm
Weekends:  8:00 am–8:00 pm

Season: May 23 – September 7 

Weekdays:  8:00 am–8:00 pm
Weekends:  8:00 am–9:00 pm


Available at Brewer’s 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.