Essex Boat Works Showcases Premium Yachts for Sale at the 2023 CT Spring Boat Show

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Essex Boat Works is a proud sponsor of the CT Spring Boat Show, a fundraiser for Sails Up 4 Cancer.

Plan to join us at the show, April 28th-30th at Safe Harbor Essex Island. Call us ahead of time at 860-767-8276 to schedule a private viewing of our featured yachts on display at the show:

2001 Grand Banks

Eastbay 43X

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Hull No. 39 of the series, built by C. Raymond Hunt Associates
‘GRAY-AREA’ is a nicely cared for GB Eastbay 43 Hard Top. A comfortable cruiser built on a Modified Deep V hull capable of cruising speeds in the 25kn range with top speed near 30 knots. She was stoutly built to the industries highest standards with solid Teak joinery and quality components throughout.
Her salty Downeast good looks will make you proud and turn heads in any harbor!
Highlights include:
  • New exterior upholstery 2023
  • 1000 hr. engine service 2023
  • Brightwork varnished 2023
Offered at $349,000


2016 Sabre

42 Fly Bridge Sedan

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Twin Cummins QSB 6.7L 425hp Engines, Two Cabins, One Head
‘ZANNER’ is an original owner Sabre 42 with the Flybridge option offering dual station operation for the ultimate experience. Her owners worked closely with Sabre selecting most options and implementing many custom refinements improving on the standard yacht. No expense has been spared in her service and maintenance which is evident by her Bristol condition.
Offered at $775,000


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7th Connecticut Spring Boat Show 

April 28-30th  at Safe Harbor Essex Island, located in Essex, CT.  The in-water boat show will raise funds for Sails Up 4 Cancer who will benefit from 50% of ticket sales proceeds. This unique show offers an ideal opportunity to compare over 55 new & brokerage boats, dealers and options in one beautiful location.  In addition to boats on the docks, the show will highlight 6 local Connecticut bands playing live music all weekend long.  Also, have over 30 exhibitors on display including yacht brokers, boat gear, artists, accessories, and service companies on the lawn.

Happenings at the 2023 CT Spring Boat Show include educational talks by fishing experts, a movie premiere and a sunset cocktail dinner cruise to benefit Sails Up 4 Cancer. Enjoy, live music, food, family fun and more. Last year’s boat show raised over $23,000 for Sails Up 4 Cancer!  GET TICKETS at

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