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San Juan Yachts SJ40 Reviewed by Cruising Odyssey

New San Juan 40: Down East Looks And A High-End Northwest Pedigree by Peter Janssen of Cruising Odyssey
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Action on Vessel Taxes

The Connecticut Marines Trade Association is working hard to get the word out about an important piece of legislation for vote this session.  With just one week left, we urge you to please contact the following Legislators to let them know that you would like for them to pass SB 476 to eliminate the sales and use tax on boats, motors and tr...
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2018 San Juan Yacht SJ40 will make its East Coast debut at the CT Spring Boat Show

The 2018 San Juan Yacht SJ40 is show ready, just in time for the CT Spring Boat Show in Essex, CT. Essex Boat Works, the exclusive Northeast dealer for San Juan Yachts, will display the newly commissioned, luxury San Juan 40 Sedan featuring Volvo IPS propulsion with Joystick Control and a Dynamic Positioning System. Boat show attendees will be introduced to the elegant style, sophistication and cutting edge technology San Juan Yachts is known for which includes the refinement of their one hundred percent composite hull. The light weight construction of the hull consists of E-glass, Kevlar® and Corecell® foam core structure infused with vinlyester resin for superior strength and ease of response. The powertrain features exceptional handling, speed and economy for boats of this type cruising in excess of 30 knots. San Juan boats are available with conventional Inboard, POD or Water Jet propulsion.
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It’s Fall Boat Show Season and we have some top listings for you!

Boat shows are the ideal setting to view some of our latest offerings of brokerage boats. Private showings are available, making it a comfortable environment to tour the boat uninterrupted with plenty of time to ask questions. See us at both in-water Brokerage Boat Shows in Newport – September 14-17th and again in September 21st – 24th in Norwalk.
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Essex Boat Works to Showcase San Juan Yachts at the Newport Boat Show

San Juan Yachts Downeast styling heads back to the East Coast  through new dealer relationship with Essex Boat Works   Essex, CT:  Essex Boat Works, LLC, recently named as San Juan Yachts exclusive Northeast dealer, will show a luxury San Juan 40 Sedan at the 2017 Newport Boat Show.   While the finishing touches are ...
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Unanimous Vote of Approval for New Essex, CT Waterfront Marina and Restaurant

Essex Boat Works, LLC and Carlson Landing LLC received a unanimous vote of approval on the proposed application for the Carlson Landing Project at the Essex Town Zoning Commission Meeting held on Monday, August 21, 2017.
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MAIN STREET MATTERS, please voice your support June 19th at the town meeting

Dear Friends, Many of you are aware that Essex Boat Works has proposed a new Essex waterfront marina building and restaurant. After a year of thoughtful planning by top-notch engineers and local architects, we have presented a final plan that is in compliance with town zoning regulations and has the needs and desires of our local townspeopl...
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We Can Do Better, Letter posted in ZIP06

We have received many letters in support of our planned expansion on the Essex waterfront. Click the link below for one supporters unique view on our plans, the town and the spirit of good neighbors. https://www.zip06.com/letters/20170531/we-can-do-better-
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San Juan Yachts names Essex Boat Works Exclusive Northeast Dealer

San Juan Yachts Continues the Art of Boat Building Legendary leader in West Coast yacht construction is under new ownership and names Essex Boat Works as Exclusive Northeast Dealer   Release Date:  May 2, 2017 Anacortes, Washington:  San Juan Yachts of Anacortes Washington expands under new ownership, the c...
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We invite your support!

Your support matters, an important meeting will take place next week. We are getting excited here at Essex Boat Works as our final zoning hearing will take place on Monday, May 15th at 7pm to provide us with the final ok to break ground on our proposed new Essex waterfront marina building and restaurant. After a year of thoughtful planning by top-notch engineers and local architects to be sure that we have complied with all codes and regulations, we are prepared to present our finalized plans. We are not only business owners in town, but also longstanding residents. Our plans are within compliance and have the needs and desires of the townspeople in mind. The spirit of our new building and restaurant will respectfully keep to the aesthetic of our town and history while providing further economic benefits to the town for years to come. And…of course, who wouldn’t love to enjoy a nice meal while overlooking our beautiful Connecticut riverfront. WE ARE REQUESTING AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT. WHO: Diana Gregory and Rick Carlson of Essex Boat Works WHY: For a zoning permit to allow for a restaurant as an accessory use on 63 Main Street. WHERE: Essex Town Hall Auditorium. WHEN: May 15th, 7:00 p.m.
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