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The Connecticut River could be one of the best places in the country to be a boater. There are so many great destinations within a few hours that it would be hard to visit them all. Check out some of these recommendations for trips from Andrews Marina.
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The Connecticut River could be one of the best places in the country to be a boater. There are so many great destinations within a few hours that it would be hard to visit them all. Check out some of these recommendations for trips from Andrews Marina.
By Andrews Marina on 4/9/2012 5:07 PM
Essex is probably one of the most popular "excursions" from Andrews Marina. It is only about 20 to 25 minutes south on the Connecticut River and has a anchorage and several marina's where a transient slip can be picked up for the day or overnight. There is a lot of history in Essex. Check out some of these links: http://www.essexct.gov/history/briefhistory.html, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex,_Connecticut, http://www.essexhistory.org Here is a list of marinas where you can stay as a transient for the night: Essex Island Marina Brewer Dauntless...
By Andrews Marina on 5/24/2011 6:18 PM
Cut off from the mainland in the 1850s, Selden Neck has spent the better part of 160 years on its own as the largest island in the Connecticut River. The island is named after John Selden who was the second owner of the property having purchased it in 1695. It remained in the Selden family for approximately 170 years until the 1860s. In 1889 a partnership bought the property to quarry the islands’ red granite schist for paving stones. These paving blocks were four inches wide, seven inches deep and twelve inches long. These blocks were used for paving the streets of New York city nearly 130 years ago.

Seldon Creek runs behind the island and is dredged to an average of about 10 feet.
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Marina Services

Andrews Marina offers a variety of boating services:

  • Mechanical repairs and maintenance including spring commissioning and winterizing
  • Boat washing and detailing
  • Transportation for transient boaters to East Haddam Theater District
  • Boat launch transportation to Salmon River boat ramp for seasonal members
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Andrews Marina
4 Harpers Landing
Haddam, CT 06483

860-345-2286

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