We are located on the waterfront in Essex, Connecticut, overlooking the beautiful Connecticut River.
Our clubhouse is only six miles up river from the Old Saybrook Light on Long Island Sound, and a short cruise to beautiful Hamburg Cove.
ECYC sponsors a variety of fun social events and activities throughout the year. Please check our EVENT Page for updates!
The club also conducts a wide selection of boating activities for both novices and experienced boaters and sailors. Corinthians are actively involved in springs and fall FROSTBITE RACING, the IDEAL 18 SUMMER SERIES, the ESSEX 12 METER CHALLENGE, the ESSEX RUM CHALLENGE, the TRI CLUB RIVER SERIES, including our own THOMAS CLARK MEMORIAL RACE, and the new ECYC CROSS-SOUND CHALLENGE, which celebrated its premiere in 2013, as well as a number of ECSA sanctioned PHRF races throughout the season.
Our SECOND FLOOR DINING ROOM AND DECK enjoy a spectacular setting overlooking the Connecticut River. The CORINTHIAN CAFE features lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch with weekly changing specials.
Please see our DINING Page for galley opening hours.
We are pleased to be a BYOB club.
The FIRST FLOOR RIVER ROOM provides space for smaller gatherings and is equipped with a wide-screen TV. We also maintain a large outdoor gas grill on deck.
Our membership enjoys a traditional, yet updated yacht club facility, offering spectacular views of Essex Harbor from the dining room and elevated deck. We take great pride in our racing and cruising heritage, as well as our on-shore activities and social events calendar. Our club is open to members and their guests eleven months of the year.
Located on the waterfront in Essex, Connecticut, we welcome the visiting yachting community. The Club maintains moorings in Essex Harbor and Hamburg Cove. The anchorage is well protected and just six miles upriver from the Old Saybrook Light on Long Island Sound, and a 10-minute cruise to beautiful Hamburg Cove