We provide a full range of yacht brokerage services:


  • Buying a boat? Personal Boat Shopper: If you are looking for a boat we will search for and alert you as soon as any new boats that fit your profile are listed. You get a heads up from us and will be first to know.


  • Selling a Boat?  Contact us for an appraisal of your vessel, and tips on how to prepare your boat for the market. In addition to multiple listing services like Yachtworld.com, boats.com, Boats.com/EU and other local publications we subscribe to, we have a database of over 2400 past and current customers that receive email newsletters from us on a regular basis. For select yachts we will produce a short video of your listing like this sample.




  • Looking for a Trailerable sailboat? We are proud to announce the appointment of East Shore Yacht Sales as a Dealer for the Com-Pac line of trailerable sail boats from The Hutchens Company. Well known for their traditional New England lines, Com-Pac trailerable Catboats with the “Mastendr” mast step process makes trailerable sailing a Breeze. You can see more about the line of trailerable Sailboats and Catboats on our “Com-Pac Yachts” Page. For sail away prices for out full line of Com-Pac trailerable Sailboats click HERE.


Our Mission
To provide a unique positive experience in all your boating pursuits. We go the extra mile for you. Our Motto: “Customer Service is the most important item we offer” says it all.
When you visit you can feel confident you are choosing a business that is committed to your satisfaction. You can expect to find friendly, knowledgeable employees, quality products and reliable service. Our mission is to exceed your expectations in every regard.

About the Owner

Gary Connolly has been an avid sailor and boater for close to 20 years. He started sailing in San Diego, California with a Catalina 22. After moving to Connecticut he owned a 36 ft sailboat for 10 years that he and Linda sailed throughout Long Island Sound and the Northeast.
Gary is a past Commodore of the Shoreline Sailing Club and has served as an officer of the Shennecossett Yacht Club in Groton, CT, where he keeps his current boat, a Monk 36 Trawler. His passion for Great Customer Service extends to East Shore Yacht Sales where he believes “Customer Service is the most important item we offer!