Description for Brewer Dauntless Shipyard & Brewer Essex Island Marina
Brewer Dauntless Shipyard-Marina and Brewer Essex Island Marina consists of three very distinct properties located in Essex. The Shipyard has berths for 100 vessels, the Marina has berths for 35 while the Island has berths for 125 vessels. The Shipyard is the location of the service facilities, while the Marina has 55 moorings along with the fuel dock. The Island is a beautiful 13-acre private island with ferry service, newly renovated lounge, over-sized pool, picnic areas with grills and many outdoor recreation areas. The year round service staff are capable of your every maintenance need as well as cosmetic and technical upgrades. History is everywhere in Essex, which is one reason why it's such a great cruising destination or home port for your boat - there's so much to see and do in and around town. Many of the town's early buildings are still in active use, and marine-related storefronts are everywhere. In Essex, the past and the present merge. On the property are also several brokers of new and used boats, carrying top lines such as Grand Banks, Cabo, Sabre, Nonsuch, Hunt, Beneteau and Nordic Tug. Two great eateries, Abby's Place and Marley’s overlook the river, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinners on an outdoor deck and lawn areas.
There are no fuel prices listed for this marina
The second floor Crow's Nest Gourmet Deli serves breakfast, lunch (year 'round, 7am-5pm) ) and week-end dinners (Friday, Saturday, & Sunday BYOB - 5:30-9pm, Memorial Day - Labor Day) - casual inside seating and outside covered deck seating overlook the Cove. Within easy walking distance is charming, historic Essex village. A tour of its many restored 18thC. houses, interesting gift and antique shops, clothing stores and galleries is enhanced by the Essex Walking Tour - www.essexct.com. The Connecticut River Museum is a must for those with a passion for the sea and its history. And the world famous 200-year-old Griswold Inn (the Griz") is a short walk-- yachting attire welcome. "
Proceed up the Connecticut River until you enter the Essex anchorage and mooring field. At Marker R26 you will see the first of two local channels leading off to the west, The first set will bring you to the Marina and our fuel dock, the second set (a little further north) leads you into the Shipyard and its dock. The Shipyard monitors VHF Ch 09; The Marina/fuel dock monitors VHF Ch 68.