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Thimble Islands, Conn.


While the Village of Stony Creek does not offer overnight dockage, you will find marine facilities in the nearby Branford River.

• Branford Landing — (203) 483-6544 — has transient dockage for boats to 45 feet with 5 to 6 feet at mean low water. Slips include power and water, though there is no fuel. Nellie Green’s Restaurant is on site. Call for rates.

• Branford Yacht Club — (203) 488-9798, VHF channel 16, www.branfordyc.org — has transient dockage for boats to 50 feet, with 5 to 6 feet at mean low water. Slips are $75 a night, including water and electric. Mooring stakes to tie between also may be available, but no launch service is provided. Fuel is available on site, and pumpouts are $5.

• Brewer Bruce and Johnson’s Marina and Brewer Bruce and Johnson’s West Marina (formerly Pier 66) — (203) 488-8329, VHF channel 9, www.byy.com — has transient slips to 65 feet with 8 feet at mean low water, showers, heads, laundry, pool, picnic area, Internet and cable TV. Of these two marinas, fuel is available only at Bruce and Johnson’s West. There is a restaurant on site, and you can dock your dinghy while you eat if you aren’t staying at the marina, but call for a dock assignment. Call for rates.

• Indian Neck Yacht Club — (203) 488-9276, VHF channel 5, www.indianneckyc.org — may have slips or moorings available for boats from 22 to 40 feet ($35) when members are away. There is no launch service for moorings. Gas is available, but not diesel.

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