Yachts For Sale In Clinton
The coastal town of Clinton on the Long Island Sound is an extremely popular destination during the summer months for boating, fishing, beaches, kayaking and so much more that this historic town has to offer. Located in Middlesex County on the southern coast of Connecticut, Clinton is a town that emerged from the colonial settlement at the mouth of the Connecticut River, Saye-Brooke (now Old Saybrook). The town was settled in 1663 as part of Killingworth and was incorporated as a separate town in 1838. The town of Westbrook borders on east side; Madison and Hammonasset Beach is on west side; Killingworth is north, and the Long Island Sound is on south coast. Three rivers; Hammonasset, Indian and Hammock converge to form Clinton Harbor and flow out to the Long Island Sound.
United Yacht Sales can help you find the perfect yacht for sale in Connecticut. Give us a call today at 1-772-463-3131 about purchasing a new boat or listing your current yacht on the brokerage market.
YACHTS LOCATED NEAR Clinton Connecticut
53' Southern Cross 1986
Mystic, Connecticut, United States
52' Sea Ray 52 Sundancer 2007
Old Saybrook, Connecticut, United States
51' Sea Ray 510 Sundancer 2002
Branford, Connecticut, United States
50' Sunseeker Predator 50 2019
Chester, Connecticut, United States
50' MJM 2017
Milford, Connecticut, United States
47' Buddy Davis 1990
Guilford, Connecticut, United States
47' Cape Fear 47 Custom Carolina Sportfish 1999
Stamford, Connecticut, United States
47' Passport 2011
Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
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The Hammonasset River travels 21 miles from 4 miles southeast of Durham, CT to empty in Clinton Harbor on Long Island Sound, east of Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, CT—a very popular beach with boardwalk and campsites. Hammonasset Beach is Connecticut’s largest shoreline park stretching 2 miles on the Long Island Sound shoreline. The State Park draws an estimated 1 million visitors annually.
The Clinton Town Beach can be accessed by Beach Pass holders only in the summer season. Amenities include volleyball, bocce, and basketball courts, walking trail, playground, and splash pad. The beach also features charcoal grills, pavilions, picnic areas, restrooms, snack bar, and dog walk trail. Open year-round.
The Indian River snakes its way south from Killingworth to flow into Clinton Harbor and Long Island Sound. In Clinton, the Indian River is a beautiful, scenic tidal wetland waterway that is great for kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards (SUPs). Public access is at Clinton Landing & Gazebo behind the Town Hall. Paddle across the harbor to Cedar Island’s beach for swimming or paddle westward through the harbor into the Hammonasset River. Along the way, one can stop at Lobster Landing for a hot buttered lobster roll or at Rocky’s Aqua waterfront restaurant on Cedar Island for lunch. Indian River Marina & Kayak offers guided tours and rentals of kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards, including fishing kayaks. There is dockage with 35 slips for vessels up to 22 ft LOA available. Facilities include water hook-ups, restrooms, and showers. Visit website for further details.
Lobster Landing, a waterfront lobster shack is open seasonally from mid-April through December and is famed for its hot buttered lobster roll with ¼ lb. of fresh steamed lobster meat. Lobster Landing has been owned and operated by Italian Enea Bacci and wife since 1995 when he purchased the former lobster pound shack that dates to the 1920s. Initially he sold live lobsters sourced from local lobstermen for about 5 years. Eventually, he started offering the traditional New England hot buttered lobster rolls, with the perfect rolls sourced from a bakery in Vermont. Lobster Landing has one transient slip for Dock & Dine—call ahead!
Shank’s Waterfront Dining is uniquely a food boat—food orders are placed at the decommissioned lobster boat that was converted to a kitchen. Open seasonally from May 20th (2021). BYOB ($2 corking fee). Pets are welcome—lower level only. 8 transient slips for Dock & Dine are available in Shank’s marina; call ahead of arrival. Dock depth is 3 ft at low tide.
Rocky’s Aqua seafood and steak restaurant, located on the water in Cedar Island Marina, offers classic New England dishes. Rocky’s Aqua offers indoor and outdoor patio dining and bar. Dock & Dine is available at Cedar Island Marine—be sure to check in at gas dock first!
Cedar Island Marina & Yacht Club, located amid the Hammonasset Nature Preserve in Clinton Harbor, has been recognized as one the best in Connecticut with incomparable view, full service, and excellent staff. Ranked as an “Elite Marina” by Marinas.com in 2018 & 2019, among other recent awards, as one of the highest and best marinas in Connecticut. The boatyard with 400 slips for seasonal and transient vessels offers boaters a complete summer experience. Amenities include heated pool, A/C fitness center, picnic and recreational areas, waterfront restaurant (Rocky’s Aqua), courtesy shuttle bus, Captains’ lounge, pet park, kids’ playground & activity director (seasonal), ATM, and full-time security. Floating dockage can accommodate vessels to 130 ft LOA; depth is 7.5 ft. Dockage features water hook-up, 15-100amp / 1 & 3 phase 408v electric, pump-out, cable TV, WiFi, restrooms, showers, laundry facility, ice, and trash disposal. Liveaboard is allowed. Additional amenities include BBQ grills, dinghy dock, and Ship’s Store with bait & tackle. Fuel dock offers marine gas and diesel. Visiting boaters wishing to dock & dine at Rocky’s Aqua restaurant must check in at fuel dock for availability. Cedar Island Marina offers full service marine yard with travel lift, crane, repair and maintenance services, and oil disposal. Beach, golf, medical facility, and shopping are nearby; use shuttle bus service or take a 10 min walk to town.
Port Clinton Marina LLC is located at the mouth of Hammonasset River, close to the Hammonasset Nature Preserve, with panoramic views of Clinton Harbor and Cedar Island. Port Clinton Marina is convenient to the Long Island Sound and is a half-mile walk or bike ride to the historic Clinton town center on Main Street with restaurants and shopping. The marina features 140 floating dock slips for both sail and power boats from 15 to 50 ft length. Dockside depth is 9 ft. Ten transient slips are available; a 25% discount off the daily rate is offered to BoatUS members. Restrooms and laundry facility are onsite. Amenities include pump-out, 30 & 50amp electric, WiFi, grills, and ice. Boatyard marine service includes hull, engine, and prop repair, and 50-ton travel lift. Short term contracts are during season only. Seasonal and annual contracts. Reserve via Dockwa.com.
Old Harbor Marina (Lockwood Marina group) is a full-service marina and yard offering powerboat slips and marine maintenance and repair services, mechanics service both inboard and outboard engines. The marina is convenient to great fishing spots and to cruising destinations along the Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Long Island coasts. The marina offers up to 100 slips on floating docks for powerboats 14 ft to 46 ft; dockside depth is 5 ft, mean low is 7.5 ft. Boat slips feature upgraded metered 30 & 50amp power; water, cable TV, and WiFi is included. Amenities include restrooms, showers, ice, grills, and 24-hr camera surveillance security. Marina is pet-friendly and has onsite beach. 10 transient slips are available during May 1st to Oct 31st season. Annual rental is from April to March. Boatyard offers full repair and maintenance services and travel lift.
The Clinton Village Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994. The Historic District is comprised of about 100 well-preserved buildings, mostly 18th century to pre-Civil War houses and a few former shops, trades’, artisans’, and merchants’ buildings that lined both sides of East Main Street (US-1) from east of the Indian River to the Old Post Road. These historic houses are densely grouped and are set close to the road forming a picturesque streetscape. Waterside Lane and Liberty Street also feature groupings of historic 18th-19th century architecture.
Several architectural styles are exhibited, from early Colonial and Federal style homes, some updated or redone in Gothic Revival style to the later 19th century houses exhibiting the Greek Revival style of that period. A few houses are from the later Victorian period and early 20th century. Clinton’s town center is in the Historic District and includes historic civic, school, and church buildings. The Historic District also includes Liberty Green, a remnant of the 17th century Common and the Victorian style Clinton Cemetery (Colonial burying ground). Liberty Green is a park-like triangle between Liberty and East Main Streets that features a Civil War Monument and War of 1812 cannon. Other monuments are located throughout the Historic District.
Connecticut is becoming a prominent wine-producing state and established the Connecticut Wine Trail & Passport Program to promote the many vineyards and wineries across the state. Participants in the Passport Program collect “stamps” from the wineries visited and are entered into drawings for various prizes. Check website for more details. The CT Wine Trail is one of Connecticut’s most well-known attractions. Chamard Wine & Wine Tasting in Clinton, CT is a much-awarded winery, including “Connecticut’s Best Wine” for 12 consecutive years. Clinton’s milder coastal climate and gentle hills are ideal for grape growing. Chamard Winery offers a tour of the grounds and wine tasting rooms to sample current wines and a French-inspired bistro offering a farm-to-table changing menu.
Chamard events include live music performances, a farmers’ market, and “famed” public wine dinners. Chamard was founded in 1983 by the William R Cheney family. The first vines were planted in 1984, a 5½ acre vineyard of mostly Chardonnay along with some Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir. From 1986 to 1992 the remaining acreage was planted for a total of 20 acres. Winery was built in 1988 using fieldstones from the property, to produce the first 1988 Chardonnay. Chamard’s winemaking process combines traditional hands-on methods with modern equipment. Over the years, the vineyard acreage was expanded, and other varieties added. In 2005, Chamard was purchased by the Rothberg family who are committed to making the Chamard Vineyard a premier Connecticut destination.
Clinton is also a shopping destination to Clinton Premium Outlets® a Simon Premium Outlet Mall conveniently located off I-95 on Killingworth Turnpike. The upscale outlet mall is designed with outdoor walkways to access the stores featuring top brands such as Ann Taylor, Kate Spade, Calvin Klein, Polo Ralph Lauren, Saks 5th Ave/OFF 5th, Coach, Cole Haan, Zales Jewelry, Lindt Chocolate, Le Creuset, GAP, Gee Whiz Kids, Movado, J Crew Factory, Brooks Brothers, American Eagle Outfitters, Lids, Nike, Chico’s, Under Armour, Aerospostale, The Petsy Shop, and many more. The mall is available online and features an interactive 3D map.
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