Connecticut is lies in the northeastern region of New England and is bordered by New York City and the northerly New England’s quainter quarters with Rhodes Island to the East and Massachusetts to the North. It is bordered by New York to the West and South as some islands of New York span Connecticut’s entire coast.
Connecticut is renowned for its long and varied coastline which stretches on the Long Island Sound and dominates the entire western coast. The central coast, in New Haven on the famous Yale University has blossomed into a happening place that hosts an historical appeal with an up-and-coming cultural scene.
The eastern coast which is centered by Mystic is renowned for its maritime history and boosts the famous Mystic Seaport Museum. Connecticut is a famous yacht charter destination in the US eastern coast as it is an easy drive from New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and the eastern Pennsylvania which are excellent cruising grounds for sailors who wish to discover the picturesque southern gateway to New England.
Connecticut experiences a mild climate throughout the whole year due to its long coastline on Long Island Sound, which has created a strong sailing tradition in the area.
During a yacht charter cruise along the coasts of Connecticut, you will be spoiled by a large number of interesting places to visit. The northwestern part of the Nutmeg state particularly in Litchfield Hills, you will discover some rolling landscape, dainty villages which are centered upon town greens, numerous bicycling and hiking trails and various antiques shops.
For yacht charterers who like gambling, Mystic is the place to be to satisfy all their desires. In fact on the eastern shore, where Mystic is located, you will find a large variety of busied tables every day during the whole year at the renowned Mohegan Sun Casino or the Foxwoods Resorts and Casino.
A few steps from the shore, you will discover the famous city of New London which is also the home port of the United States Guard Academy and its training ship called Eagle. You can also find some interesting shopping opportunities in the famous Tanger Outlet center in Westbrook, the Clinton Crossing outlets in Clinton and the Olde Mistick village in Mystic.
A yacht charter cruise along the coasts of Connecticut is a great sailing experience. Connecticut is dotted with various towns with marinas. You can anchor at the one of the most beautiful port of the area in Greenwich where you will find some wonderful shopping activities nearby and enjoy the beautiful beaches with numerous water activities offered.