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Baldwin Yacht Club Cruising Guide

Essex Connecticut

Photo Credit: Bill Cunningham@2016

Established in 1948 in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, the Baldwin Yacht Club provides a safe, fun cruising and casual racing experience for active boaters. We have a variety of member moorings and a full event calendar that includes dozens of ports in the Eastern and Western Long Island Sound region, and extending eastward to Rhode Island waters, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Cape Cod and up to Boston.

Baldwin Yacht Club normally visits these ports annually:

in Connecticut - Stonington, Mystic Seaport, Hamburg Cove:

in Rhode Island - Block Island, Napatree Point:

in New York - Coecles, Greenport, Three Mile Harbor, West Harbor:

in Massachusetts - Cuttyhunk and Cuttyhunk(BSC).-two reviews

Baldwin Yacht Club or our members may visit some of these locations:

west of the Connecticut River - Cold Spring Harbor, Milford CT, Northport,  Oyster Bay, Port Jefferson, Sheffield Island CT, Thimble Islands CT:

in Narragansett Bay - Newport, Dutch Harbor, Jamestown, Wickford, Bristol, Battleship Cove, Point Judith:

In Cape Cod Bay & North -  Cape Cod Canal, Provincetown, Plymouth, Scituate, Sandwich, Boston.:

in Buzzards Bay - Fairhaven, Hadley Harbor, Marion, New Bedford, Onset, Padanaram(1), Padanaram(2), Quissett, Red Brook, Tarpaulin Cove, Woods Hole:

in the Cape and Islands - Edgartown, Lake TashmooMenemsha, Nantucket, Oak Bluffs, Vineyard Haven:

If you are interested in sailing in our cruising grounds, these are some useful Cruising Guides:

Many of the links above for our cruising destinations are taken from these Cruising Guides. Moving forward, BYC plans to add additional information for these and other ports from our own club cruising experiences.

Boston Sailing Center Cruising Guide

New England Coastal Boating Destinations

and from BYC members:

M/V Serenity ICW Cruising Blog (2015) by Ed Riozzi (hint: click on contents) and

Skipper Ed's Cruising Guide to the ICW to download a spreadsheet (.xls)  containing marinas and warnings or,

Skipper Ed's Marina List to view (.pdf) the marinas visited on the ICW.

Aerial Cuttyhunk 2021 and Block Island 2021 videos by Bill Cunningham©2021

Baldwin Yacht Club is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization.
P.O. Box 44    Mystic, CT 06355-0044

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