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Marinas & Boat Rentals

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Elmwood Township Marina

Elmwood Township Marina is located in Greilickville near Traverse City Michigan at:  

Lat/Long: : 44° 47' 17" N , 85° 38' 00" W 

Operating Dates: Launch ramp opens 1 April with no services. Boats accepted 15 april but no water or electric on the docks. 1 May to October 31 full services.

Summer Phone: (231) 946-5463
Off-Season Phone: (231) 946-0921

Harbor West Yacht Club

12719 S West Bay Shore Dr

Traverse City MI  49684


Leland Marina

Marina: 45° 01' 26" N

85° 45' 51" W

45 Transient Slips and 1 Commercial Slip

Phone: 231-256-9132 or 231-256-9132

Fax: 231-256-2672


Northport Marina

Marina: 45° 07' 48" N

85° 36' 38" W

Total Slips: 100

Seasonal Slips: 33

Transient Slips: 67


Suttons Bay Marina

Marina: 44° 58' 32" N

85° 38' 43" W

Phone: 231-271-6703

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Boat Rentals

American Boat Rentals

Traverse City

From ski boats and jet skis on Suttons Bay or Elk Lake to pontoons on Glen Lake or Torch Lake, American Boat Rentals in beautiful Northern Michigan offers affordable, well-maintained speed boat, pontoon boat, and wave runner rentals delivered right to you!

We can help make your Northern Michigan vacation a delightful experience whether you come for the fishing, tubing, waterskiing and countless other watersports or simply to relax in the sun on the deck of a pontoon boat!

Blue Sky Rentals

Traverse City

Blue Sky Rentals is Traverse City’s best watercraft and snowmobile rental service. We offer convenient delivery and pick up service to make your day on the water or trails hassle free, or you can rent directly at one of these easy to find locations.

During the summer we rent jet skis, ski boats, deck boats and pontoons, as well as water trampolines, stand up paddleboards and kayaks. Our boats are all late model, well maintained and ready for a fun day on the water. Rentals are available on an hourly, daily, 3 day or weekly basis. Pick up and delivery options are available with an 8 hour rental.

Break'n Waves, Inc

Traverse City

Enjoy our wide variety of boat rentals including: Sea Doo jet boats, Sea Doo jet skis, sail boats, pontoon boats, SUP Boards, paddle boats, water trampolines, Kayaks, small fishing boats, and parasailing. If you are looking for watersports rentals in Northern Michigan, look no further!

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Sunset Water Sports

Traverse City

With a fleet of over 75 boats and 30 employees in the summer, we are prepared to handle all of your Northern Michigan boat and watersport equipment rental needs.

At Sunset Watersports, we pride ourselves with on time scheduling and maintain our reliable equipment. From kayaks, all the way up to our large deck boats, ski boats and pontoon boats, we will go to any reasonable lengths to make your boating time in Traverse City, Michigan is an experience to remember.

TC Watersports

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Northern Michigan's Premier Watersports Rental Company

Since our inception customer service has been our top priority. Put simply, our quality equipment and service will make your water adventure a fun experience for the whole family.  

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Boat Rentals
Canoe & Kayak Livery

Traverse Area Paddle Club

Traverse City

The Traverse Area Paddle Club (TAPC) welcomes canoeists and kayakers in northwestern Lower Michigan.  We believe paddling is safer, easier and more enjoyable with a group of friends.  We have numerous events scheduled for all levels of paddling experience.  If you peruse our Trip Reports, you'll be able to see how much fun we’ve had out on the water!

Break' n Waves, Inc

Traverse City

Welcome to Break'N Waves boat rentals in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan. This is the only way to vacation! Your adventure begins on the sugar sand beach of East Grand Traverse Bay!

Paddle TC

Traverse City

Paddle TC’s mission is to encourage others to be outside, active and create lifelong memories.  Let us know how we can do that for you.

Riverside Canoe Trips

Honor, MI

Your Riverside Canoe Trip is sure to be an enjoyable time whether you take a canoe, kayak, tube or raft. Riverside is ready to accommodate groups of all sizes. Call today to reserve your trip for this coming spring, summer, and fall season. We open May 1 through Mid-October. You'll find clear water, sandy beaches and a new adventure at each bend. Stop for a while. Plan a picnic. Make a day of it.

Ranch Rudolf

Traverse City

Trips are offered 7 days a week mid-June through Labor Day with shuttles leaving on the hour between 10am and 4pm.  We do not accept reservations, trips are offered on a first come first served basis and we suggest arriving at least 20 minutes prior the hour for sign up.  In the Spring (Mid May through mid-June) and Fall (Labor Day through mid-October) river trips are offered on Saturdays and Sundays (weather permitting.)   During the Spring and Fall seasons Saturdays we still operate on the hour between 10am and 4pm and Sundays we operate on the hour 10am-2pm.

The Boat Rental

Traverse City

Sail & Power Boat Rental has been serving the Traverse City and Northwest Michigan area since 1987. We deliver to Lake Leelanau, Long Lake and to most lakes in the area. We have the experience to keep you and your family safe while having fun on the beautiful waters of Grand Traverse Bay and surrounding lakes.

The River Outfitters

Traverse City

Our main rental location is at the heart of Traverse City right on Lake Michigan’s beautiful Grand Traverse Bay. From there, you can jump right on your board, bike or kayak or have us take you up the Boardman River for an exploration of Traverse City’s blue-ribbon trout stream. We also deliver to locations around Northern Michigan.

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Canoe & Kayak Livery
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