All Marine & Boating

  • Essex Boat Works

    Located in the heart of the historic Essex Village, Essex Boat Works has a long history, going back to the War of 1812, where the building of the U.S. warships were performed.We are proud to continue the legacy of top-notch customer relations and professional services as we highlight the ability to haul 100 tons. We offer summer slips and moorings, transient slips and winter storage.  Our professional services include:  Mechanical, rigging, hauling, painting, carpentry and electronics. In addition, we have a full service brokerage division. We look forward to building a relationship with you.  Please call us with any questions and a brochure of our competitive rates.

  • Essex Yacht Sales LLC

    Essex Yacht Sales is owned and led by Leslie Quarrier, CPYB. For over 25 years, Leslie has served buyers and sellers alike with her unique brand of boating knowledge, passion, and courtesy, earning the admiration of clients and fellow brokers throughout the US, by her unwavering professional values, her business success, and her warmth and charm. These qualities are reflected in Leslie’s loyal client list, many of whom she has served multiple times over the years, as Buyers and Sellers, at each stage in their boating careers. Essex Yacht Sales proudly represents Rockport Marine, of Rockport, Maine, offering its iconic 26’ Day Boat and 44’ Express Motor Yacht, and is renowned for its concierge-level brokerage services to its clients, whether buying or selling.

  • Middle Cove Marina Clark Group

    Family operated since 1977. Offering 48 slips in picturesque Middle Cove affording easy access to the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound. We can accommodate boats up to 40’ in length, have marina support facilities, wireless internet and are within walking distance to the shops and restaurants in Essex Village including the historic Griswold Inn and the Connecticut River Museum.

  • Prestige Yacht Sales

    Prestige Yacht Sales, one of New York/New England’s finest yacht brokerage firms for over twenty-six years, has three locations: Norwalk, Essex and Mystic, Connecticut. We are proud to be appointed the exclusive dealer for Beneteau Sail, Hunt Yachts and Southport Boats. Our experienced yacht brokers at Prestige Yacht Sales are all Certified Professional Yacht Brokers (CPYB) and members of The Yacht Brokers Association of America (YBAA). YBAA member brokerage firms, and their brokers, agree to fully comply with the YBAA Code of Ethics & Business Practice as a condition of membership and in furtherance of their commitment to maintain the highest industry professional standards. All customers receive our focused, personal attention as they deserve, whether buying or selling their boat with Prestige Yacht Sales. Consistently ranked in the top percentile of the national CSI Program (Customer Satisfaction Index), our success is measured only when we exceed our customers’ expectations. As we say here at Prestige Yacht Sales, “The art of our work read more

Contact Us

Essex Board of Trade, Inc., P.O. Box 322
Essex, CT 06426 860-767-3904 or email