Branford Harbor Equipment
The Branford Harbormaster jurisdiction, Runs from the Farm River in East Haven to Bear island in the thimble islands and ends at the Guilford town line near sachem head. Branford Harbormaster has Jurisdiction for approximately 20 miles of shore line ,the largest in Connecticut. The Branford river and Branford Harbor alone has 13 Yacht clubs and Marinas, 1,456 boat slips and 65 Moorings. The Branford Harbormaster has over 300 permitted moorings in his jurisdiction. The Branford Harbormaster patrols his Jurisdiction in his privately owned 19’ Boston Whaler. The Branford Harbormaster is mostly a volunteer position with a very small stipend from the state.(to cover out of pocket expenses)
The Town of Branford and Cal Ohidy our Harbor Master utilize a number of pieces of equipment to protect and serve our residents and to protect Long Island Sound and Branford Harbor.