The Darien Boat Club is located at 135 Pear Tree Point Road in Darien, Connecticut. The Boat Club offers a well protected anchorage for the membership’s boats in a picturesque residential setting. The Long Island Sound is easily and quickly accessed by the short harbor in which it is situated between the many harbors of Stamford and Norwalk. The Darien Boat Club is ideally located for day trips to the Norwalk Islands, Five Mile River, Norwalk Harbor, Stamford Harbor, and only seven miles away from the north shore of Long Island to the south. Founded in the late 1940’s, and open to the residents of Darien, the membership has grown from a few charter members, to 800+ and their families.
The boat club has slips for 260 boats ranging in size from dinghies to 28′ power and sail boats. Other facilities include a launch service, racks for inflatables, kayaks, sunfishes, & canoes, additional space for beached dinghies are secured by chain. The Boat Club also has a gas dock, fresh water on all docks, lockers for gear, and bagged ice for sale. The club has three parties during the season, Opening, Mid Season, and Closing, in addition to the annual Lobster/Clam Bake held in September.