We offer over 50,000 sq. ft. of heated storage where your boat is stored inside a clean, temperature controlled environment.

Open year 'round, our heated repair shops are available to make major or minor repairs by our certified marine technicians.

With travel lift capacity up to 77 tons, two hydraulic trailers and crane service, we can handle all types of power and sail boats.


Northport Boat Yard, located in Lake Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay, has been offering professional marine service since 1965. We are conveniently located within cruising distance from some of the most popular cruising ports in northern Lake Michigan, including Charlevoix, Bay Harbor, Harbor Springs, Beaver Island, Mackinac Island, Elk Rapids, Leland, and Traverse City.

With a lift capacity of 77 tons, our marine service yard offers heated and unheated storage facilities, along with accommodations for outdoor mast-up sailboat storage. Besides our 77 ton marine travel lift, we also have a 40 ton self-propelled Con-O-Lift hydraulic trailer, a 20 ton Con-O-Lift hydraulic trailer, a 20 ton hoist, and crane and fork lifts. Our yard can service and store boats from 13 feet to 70 feet in length. We pride ourselves on offering competitive, quality service for both power and sailboats.

Our experienced staff includes factory trained technicians, skilled craftsmen, and rigging experts. Conveniently open year-round, our service team can assist you with your boat maintenance needs ranging from hull painting to fiberglass repairs in our heated workshop stocked with factory authorized parts and accessories.

Northport Boat Yard now has two sister marinas, located in Detroit, Michigan. Kam Marine on Clairpointe and Kam Marine on Jefferson serve the metro Detroit area and beyond, adding to Northport’s loyal customer base.

We take pride in our storage facility and service capabilities. We are confident that all of your storage and service needs will be met here at Northport Boat Yard.