Luxury Yacht Charter Long Island Sound

Yacht Charter in Long Island Sound

Long Island Sound is one of the most popular yacht charter destinations on the East Coast of America, and is the summer playground for people who live in the nearby cities of New York and Connecticut. The sound is about 21 miles wide at its largest point, and 110 miles long, stretching the entire length of Connecticut on its northern side, touching Rhode Island on the eastern point and bordering Long Island and New York to the south. As it is so popular with good and great of New York City, no expense has been spared to provide the best facilities and it is a wonderful place to head on yacht charter.

Marinas in Long Island Sound

There are a huge number of marinas in the Long Island Sound, which have been divided into two sections; New York and Connecticut. They include:

New York

Manhasset Bay Marina
Tel: +1 516 883 8411
www.manhassetbaymarina.com

Toms Point Marina
Tel: +1 516 883 6630
www.tomspointmarina.com

Jude Thaddeus Glen Cove Marina
Tel: +1 516 759 3129
www.kpsearch.com/df/stjude/all.asp

Hempstead Harbor Club
Tel: +1 516 671 0600
www.hempsteadharbourclub.com

Bridge Marina
Tel: +1 516 628 8688
www.bridgemainesales.com

Oyster Bay Marine Center
Tel: +1 516 624 2400
www.obmc.com

West Shore Marina
Tel: +1 845 236 4486
www.westshoremarine.info

Willis Marine Center
Tel: +1 631 421 3400
www.willismarine.com

Knutson’s West Marine
Tel: +1 613 549 7842
www.knutsonmarine.com

Britannia Yachting Center
Tel: +1 631 261 5600
www.britanniayachtingcenter.com

Danfords Marina
Tel: +1 631 928 5200
www.danfords.com

Matt-A-Mar Marina
Tel: +1 631 4739
www.mattamar.com

Strongs Marine
Tel: +1 613 298 4770
www.strongsmarine.com

Orient By The Sea Marina
Tel: +1 613 323 2424
www.orientbythesea.com

Brewer Sterling Harbor Marina
Tel: +1 613 477 0828
www.byy.com

Townsend Manor Inn and Marina
Tel: +1 613 477 2000
www.townsendmanorinn.com

Brick Cove Marina
Tel: +1 631 477 0830
www.brickcove.com

Port of Egypt Marina
Tel: +1 631 765 2445
www.poemarina.com

Coecles Harbor Marina
Tel: +1 631 749 0700
www.chmb.com

Shelter Island Marina
Tel: +1 604 270 6272
www.shelterislandmarina.com

Great Peconic Bay Marina
Tel: +1 631 722 3565
www.greatpeconicbaymarina.com

Larry’s Lighthouse Marina
Tel: +1 631 722 3400
www.lighthousemarina.com

Treasure Cove Marina resort
Tel: +1 613 727 8386
www.treasurecoveresortmarina.com

Malloy’s Sag Harbor Cove West
Tel: +1 613 725 1605
www.sagharborcoveyachtclub.com

Gardiner’s Marina
Tel: +1 613 324 5666
www.gardinersmarina.com

Halsey’s Marina
Tel: +1 613 324 5666
www.halseysmarina.com

East Hampton Point Marina
Tel: +1 631 324 8400
www.easthamptonpoint.com

Maidstone Harbor Marina
Tel: +1 631 324 2651
www.Maidstoneharbormarina.com

Harbor Marina
Tel: +1 631 324 5666
www.harbormarina.com

Westlake Marina
Tel: +1 631 668 5600
www.Westlake-marina.com

Pirate’s Cove Marina
Tel: +1 252 473 3906
www.fishpiratescove.com

Connecticut

Delamar Greenwich Marina
Tel: +1 203 661 9800
www.delamargreenwich.com

Harbor Square Marine
Tel: +1 321 453 2464
http://harborsquaremarina.tripod.com

Total Marine of Norwalk
Tel: +1 203 838 3210
www.Totalmarine.com

Norwalk Cove Marina
Tel: +1 203 838 2326
www.norwalkcove.com

Brewer Stratford Marina
Tel: +1 203 377 4477
www.byy.com/stratford

West Cove Marina
Tel: +1 860 354 6357
www.westcovemarina.net

Dutch Wharf Marina & Boatyard
Tel: +1 203 488 9000
www.dutchwharf.com

Brewer Bruce and Johnson Marina
Tel: +1 203 488 3007
www.byy.com/CTLoactions/Branford

Cedar Island Marina
Tel: +1 860 669 8681
www.cedarislandmarina.com

Port Clinton Marina
Tel: +1 860 669 4563
www.portclintomarina.us

Brewer Pilot's Point Marinas
Tel: +1 860 399 7906
www.byy.com/Westbrook/

Harbor One Marina
Tel: +1 860 388 9208
www.harboronemarinact.com

Old Lyme Marina
Tel: +1 860 434 1272
www.oldlymemarina.com

Essex Island Marina
Tel: +1 860 767 1267
www.essexislandmarina.com

Castle Harbor Marina
Tel: +1 860 526 2735
www.castlemarina.com

Chrisholm Marina
Tel: +1 860 526 5147
www.chrisholmmarina.com

Andrews Marina
Tel: +1 860 345 2286
www.andrewsmarina.com

Port Niantic Marina
Tel: +1 860 739 2155
www.portniantic.com

Thamesport Marina
Tel: +1 860 442 1151
www.thamesportmarina.com

Burr's Marina
Tel: +1 860 443 8457
www.burrsmarina.com

Spicer's Noank Marina
Tel: +1 860 536 4978
www.spicersmarina.com

Mystic River Marina
Tel: +1 860 536 3123
www.mysticrivermarina.com

Brewer Yacht Yard at Mystic
Tel: +1 860 536 2293
www.byy.com/mystic/

Weather in Long Island Sound

The weather across the Long Island Sound is pretty similar to any of the towns and cities on the Mid-Atlantic coast. Summers are generally hot, with July being the hottest month where temperatures are usually in the 30s. Winters are cold, with temperatures plummeting to around 2C in January. Rain falls moderately throughout the year, with the wettest months tending to be in the spring and summer.

Top Five Things to do in Long Island Sound:

  1. Tour round some of the wineries on Shelter Island and stock up for your yacht charter.
  2. Hang out on Sunset Beach near Sag Harbor to ‘people watch’.
  3. Check out President Theodore Roosevelt’s former summer home in Oyster Bay, Sagamore Hill, which is now open to the public. www.nps.gov/sahi/
  4. Surfer dudes should head to Montauk for the best surf in Long Island.
  5. Golfing enthusiasts should try a round of golf at the Long Island National Golf Club. www.golflongislandnational.com

Top 5 Restaurants in Long Island Sound:

  1. Rose Hunt Restaurant at the Fox Hollow is elegant and atmospheric. www.thefoxhollow.com
  2. For one of the best steaks around go to The Palm, East Hampton. www.thepalm.com/East-Hampton
  3. Noah’s in Greenport serves excellent seafood. www.chefnoahschwartz.com
  4. For sublime French fare try Stone Creek Inn in East Quogue. www.stonecreekinn.com
  5. Mirko’s, in Water Mill, is constantly winning awards and its easy to see why when you visit it on yacht charter. mirkosrestaurant.com

  • Thursday, 05 January 2012

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