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Yachts For Sale In Greenwich

Greenwich is the southwestern most town in Fairfield County and the State of Connecticut, and it is the largest town on Connecticut’s “Gold Coast.” Only 35-40 minutes from New York City, Greenwich is the ultimate suburban commuting town and one of the wealthiest towns in the United States. Cos Cob, Old Greenwich, Riverside, Belle Haven, Byram, and many other neighborhoods, districts, and villages comprise the Town of Greenwich. The historic municipal center of the town is also called Greenwich. Old Greenwich and Riverside are listed among the top 25 wealthiest places in America, along with two other Fairfield County “Gold Coast” towns of Darien and Westport. Greenwich is bordered on the west and north by New York’s Westchester County and Stamford, CT on the east. Greenwich and Stamford are the economic centers of Fairfield County; major financial service firms are headquartered in both towns. Greenwich is renowned for its opulent and historic mansions, many preserved through the Greenwich Historical Society’s Landmarks Program. The Town features many private membership clubs and educational facilities.

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YACHTS LOCATED NEAR Greenwich Connecticut

photo of 46' J Boats J/46 2004

Mojo

46' J Boats J/46 2004

Milford, Connecticut, United States

photo of 80' Schaefer 800 Pininfarina 2013

Veloce II

80' Schaefer 800 Pininfarina 2013

Stamford, Connecticut, United States

photo of 72' CL Yachts CLB72 2019

Absolutely

72' CL Yachts CLB72 2019

Norwalk, Connecticut, United States

United Listing
photo of 70' Pershing 70 2016

The Office

70' Pershing 70 2016

Old Saybrook, Connecticut, United States

photo of 69' JFA Custom 70 2003

ALDEBARAN

69' JFA Custom 70 2003

Stonington, Connecticut, United States

photo of 63' Hatteras 63 2001

Siris

63' Hatteras 63 2001

Stamford, Connecticut, United States

photo of 62' Alden 1938

62' Alden 1938

Stonington, Connecticut, United States

photo of 60' Euromarine Jaguar 60 America 2005

60' Euromarine Jaguar 60 America 2005

Norwalk, Connecticut, United States

photo of 60' Viking CMY 1998

60' Viking CMY 1998

Groton, Connecticut, United States

photo of 59' Marquis 59 Fly Bridge - Markham Edition 2008

59' Marquis 59 Fly Bridge - Markham Edition 2008

Old Saybrook, Connecticut, United States

United Listing
photo of 59' Prestige 590 2020

LIONS PRIDE

59' Prestige 590 2020

Stonington, Connecticut, United States

photo of 56' Neptunus 56 Flybridge 2003

Still Crabby

56' Neptunus 56 Flybridge 2003

Essex, Connecticut, United States

photo of 55' Sunseeker Manhattan 2017

ARAGON

55' Sunseeker Manhattan 2017

Norwalk, Connecticut, United States

United Listing
photo of 55' Sea Ray 550 Sedan Bridge 1994

Swipe Right

55' Sea Ray 550 Sedan Bridge 1994

Stamford, Connecticut, United States

photo of 53' Southern Cross 53 1986

Audacious

53' Southern Cross 53 1986

Mystic, Connecticut, United States

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The Captain Islands (Great Captain, Little Captain and Wee Captain) are barrier islands off Greenwich’s coast that are a splendid cruising destination and anchorage; check local charts and navigation aids to avoid submerged rocks. Great Captain Island features a 19th century lighthouse. The Town of Greenwich operates a ferry service out of Greenwich Harbor to Great Captain Island and to Island Beach during the summer season, June through mid-September. Great Captain Island has campsites and trails available by permit to residents only; the lighthouse is not available for tours. Part of the island is a wildlife preserve and the site of the largest wading bird rookery in Connecticut, with 300 nesting pairs of egrets and herons. Calf Island is a 31.5 acre protected island less than ¾ mile from the Byram Shore (Byram Park beach) and about 1 mile from Great Captain Island. It is the largest offshore island in Greenwich and connected at low tide to Greenwich Land Trust’s Shell Island.

Calf Island’s diverse coastal habitat provides excellent foraging and roosting for wading birds. The island was acquired in 2003 by US Fish & Wildlife and is now a unit of the Stewart B McKinney National Wildlife Refuge. With 97% of Connecticut coastline developed, protected barrier islands are vital to the survival of local and migratory birds. Several of the other barrier islands are privately owned. The islands have an interesting history of ownership, development, and usage, especially during the years of The Prohibition when rumrunners frequented the Long Island Sound and Connecticut’s shoreline; barrier islands were often used to stash bootleg liquor. Some had been developed as private summer retreats and resorts prior to Stock Market Crash and Great Depression.

The Town of Greenwich was a farming community when the land between the Asamuck and Patomuck Rivers was purchased from the Munsee Indians in 1640 and settled. Greenwich Point in the Old Greenwich area was called “Elizabeth’s Neck” for early settler, Elizabeth Fones Winthrop, daughter in law to John Winthrop who was founder and governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Greenwich became a township in 1665. Farming continued well into the 20th century, and several exclusive housing developments are named for the farms they now occupy—Conyers Farm, West Lyon Farm, and Baldwin Farms are a few. Today’s estates, owned by some of the wealthiest people, continue in the farming legacy of the past, producing eggs, butter, milk, smoked meats, fruits, and vegetables for sale, creating a bucolic retreat from the stress of the City and office.

The Revolutionary War turned peaceful Greenwich into a destructive battlefield for 7 years, as farms, homes, crops, and lives were destroyed. Agriculture continued for 200 years as Greenwich’s major source of income. Grist mills brought a shift to industry and shipping from the Mianus River. In 1848, the railroad came to Greenwich and with it brought changes, notably European immigrants looking for work. Distinct neighborhoods developed, continuing through second and third generations. The late 19th century-early 20th century saw the development of summer resorts for New Yorkers and shoreline hotels were built to accommodate the many affluent summer visitors. Many of these wealthy families built their own summer homes, and some like Rockefeller, Havemeyer, Benedict, Mallory, and others amassed large land holdings and built the grand estates Greenwich is famous for. With major transportation infrastructure added in the 20th century (Merritt Parkway in 1938 and I-95 in 1957) the town’s population grew, adding New York City corporation employees who preferred the suburban lifestyle.

Escalating land prices and this influx of new residents led to escalating land prices, sub-division, and a sell-off of Greenwich land to accommodate the demand. In the latter part of the 20th century, a growing number of residents became concerned about protecting and preserving the historical heritage of Greenwich and as a result local historical districts were formed, along with 6 National Register districts, to prevent historical landmarks from disappearing. Over 280 structures were recognized by the Greenwich Historical Society, as advocates for historic preservation, in its Landmarks Program. The Town and private non-profit organizations acquired undeveloped land for park and conservation areas.

Some examples of Landmark Places are the Sylvanus Selleck Gristmill – built c. 1796; listed 1990 in NRHP (National Register of Historic Places), Josiah Wilcox House – built 1838; listed 1988 in NRHP, Rosemary Hall (aka Japanese School) – built 1901-1928; listed 1998 in NRHP, Thomas Lyon House (aka Lyon Cottage) – built 1695; listed 1977 in NRHP, Indian Harbor Yacht Club – built 1920; listed 2010 in NRHP, Peake-Ferris House – built c 1760 is the oldest in Greenwich and one of the oldest in the US; listed 1989 in NRHP, and French Farm – built 1906-1911, listed 1975 in NRHP.

The downtown Greenwich Avenue Shopping District has been the heartbeat of the town for centuries and is world-renowned, as Greenwich has recently become an international visitor hot spot. Greenwich Avenue features upscale specialty shops and retail chains, boutiques, and a variety of eateries in a historic, tree-lined setting of stately brick buildings. Stanton House Inn, established in 1985, is a boutique inn with 20 guestrooms located near Greenwich Avenue shopping. Homestead Inn is a converted Victorian Manor house in Belle Haven, one of the wealthiest Greenwich neighborhoods, close to the Greenwich Avenue shopping and dining hub. In Old Greenwich, another extremely affluent neighborhood, shopping is along South Beach Avenue lined with high-end shops, restaurants, specialty retailers, and more.

Greenwich Country Club, originally founded in 1892 as Fairfield County Golf Club, was the fourth golfing club established in the U.S. The name was changed in 1909 as the Club had expanded its activities and facilities. The Club offers a variety of amenities—tennis, squash, paddle, aquatics, fitness, bowling, and more, besides the18-hole golf course renovated by Beau Welling. The Clubhouse features 3 different dining choices—grand ballroom, poolside café, and a casual dining venue.

The luxurious Delamar Greenwich hotel features the L’Escale waterfront restaurant serving Provencal and Mediterranean cuisine. Delamar Greenwich Harbor is a private marina with 500ft of dockage accommodating yachts (sail and motor) up to 180ft. Amenities include full time dock attendants, water, and up to 100amp 3 phase 208 electrical hook-ups. Marina guests can enjoy the hotel’s spa, fitness center and 24-hour coffee service amenities, and dine in the highly rated L’Escale restaurant.

The Town of Greenwich Parks & Recreation operates 3 marinas and mooring locations. The 3 marinas are Byram, Cos Cob, Grass Island, and Boatyard at Greenwich Point which are open seasonally April 5 to November 15 to residents with a permit. Applications for moorings are from the Greenwich Harbor Management Commission. Grass Island Marina in Greenwich Harbor offers tie-up space for visitors and transients with no fee for the first 2 hours. Fees apply after 2 hours or overnight and are based on vessel size. Contact Grass Island Dockmaster to reserve.

Indian Harbor Yacht Club, founded in 1889, has a history of yacht racing and boating. The historic Yacht Club is located on Captain Harbor on the Long Island Sound. Guest and transient moorings are available and do not require Club membership for a reservation. The Club Launch is included with a mooring. Docks are usually not available to non-member visiting yachts. Dock services include water and electric. Amenities include floating docks, ice, restrooms, showers, and WiFi.

Palm Point Marina is located on the Cos Cob area of Greenwich and offers 140 slips on floating docks with 5 transient slips. Maximum vessel length is 55ft and dockside depth is 6ft. The marina offers BoatUS members a $.10/gal. discount on gas or diesel fuel. Services and amenities include 30 & 50amp electric, water, restrooms & showers, ice, Ships Store, snacks, and is pet friendly. Repair and maintenance services include hull, engines, and props. 35-ton travel lift. Restaurants, shopping, and services are nearby. Grocery is onsite.

Beacon Point Marine is a full-service marine facility with 250 slips on floating docks including 10 transient slips, diesel & gas fuel dock, and pump-out station. The marina is located onsite of the Greenwich Water Club with complete amenities available for seasonal and transient guests. Maximum vessel length is 60ft, dockside depth is 2ft (?) and approach is 12ft. Services and amenities include 30 & 50amp electric, water, cable TV, WiFi, Internet, restrooms & shower, pool, ice, and Ships Store. Greenwich Water Club, a private membership club, is located on the banks on the Mianus River in scenic Cos Cob and designed as the ultimate watersports club. The Club features a dedicated rowers’ boathouse, 3 pools, elite fitness center, Clubhouse restaurant with outdoor dining and private event rooms, year-round social activities, in addition to the full-service marina with Club powerboats and captains along with kayaks and paddleboards.