Board-a-Boat

Board-a-Boat at Experience the Sound

One of the highlights of Experience the Sound & Beyond is the Board-a-Boat exhibit.  Climb on board commercial shellfishing barges and other boats at the dock at the Old Greenwich Yacht Club.

  • Climb aboard the Schooner SoundWaters, an 80 foot, three-masted representation of a 19th Century Sharpie Schooner used for teaching science to students of all ages with a mission of protecting the Long Island Sound.
  • Tour the eco-friendly Atlantic Clam Farms barge with cutting edge technology that improves the water quality and biodiversity of the Sound while collecting clams.
  • Visit the Town of Greenwich Shellfish Commission water sampling boat and find out how the Commission ensures that our local clams and oysters are completely safe to harvest.
  • Tour the Town of Greenwich Police Boat, used by the Greenwich Police Marine section to provide law enforcement and emergency services on Greenwich’s 31 miles of coastline.