North Port Marina
Located at 215 North Point Dr. Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096
Call Us: (847) 872-3200
SkipperBud's campus at North Point Marina includes annual drystack with daily in-out during the boating season, while keeping your boat snug in heated storage during the winter months. Your boat is put away and kept out of the elements awaiting your next outing. Conveniently schedule your drystack launch using our speedy dock app. SkipperBud's campus includes full service mechanical and a fuel dock. SkipperBud's is conveniently located in Illinois Beach State Park, adjacent to a sandy swimming beach, fish cleaning station, as well as walking trails through the nature preserve. During your visit, enjoy our on-site casual dining restaurant, Tropics, open seasonally May- October. This Winthrop Harbor marina offers storage capabilities for boats on a trailer all the way up to 100'.
Enjoy hassle-free boating that's just a phone call away. We can even pick up your boat in the fall and deliver it to you in the Spring! Using a large marina fork lift, we store your boat inside and away from the elements no matter what season so your boat stays clean and is protected from storms, giving it an enhanced resale value. Plus, we offer full winterization of all boat systems and shrink wrap services by certified technicians.
We store boats ranging in size from a 16 foot family runabout to the 80+ foot yacht. We have 60+ years of professional experience storing boats. Our facilities are staffed all year long, with around-the-clock security cameras.
Onsite Drystack Services & Amenities
SkipperBud's at North Point Marina features the largest fresh water marina in the country! Store your boat in SkipperBud's clean, secure facilities. Owners have access to their boat posted business hours.
Let us take care of cosmetic repairs on your boat, such as fiberglass repairs or paint touch ups.
From wiring repairs to electrical system installations, our technicians have the knowledge and expertise to handle all your boat's electrical needs.
Keep your vessel running like new with our highly skilled mechanics and extensive services.
Keep your boat looking it's best with our canvas replacement services.
Keep your boat looking it's best with your professional buff and wax services.
Enjoy a polished boat with a custom clean and detail.
Store your boat all year-round at this marina.
Outdoor storage available with shrink wrap and winterization.
Drystack storage available at this location.
Enjoy 24/7 access for all your boating needs during the boating season