The Darien Boat Club is located at 135 Pear Tree Point Road in Darien, Connecticut. The Boat Club offers a well protected anchorage for the membership's boats in a picturesque residential setting. The Long Island Sound is easily and quickly accessed by the short harbor in which it is situated between the many harbors of Stamford and Norwalk. The Darien Boat Club is ideally located for day trips to the Norwalk Islands, Five Mile River, Norwalk Harbor, Stamford Harbor, and only seven miles away from the north shore of Long Island to the south. Founded in the late 1940's, and open to the residents of Darien, the membership has grown from a few charter members, to 800+ and their families.