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.

  • 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.
  • Tour Stella Mar’s Oyster barge, a company working to define the Connecticut oyster through their ecology, their process, and the quality of their product.