Pier 33 Boaters, check in here for the latest updates on marina notices, hours of operation, dockage, services and storage programs.

Engine Cutoff Switch
March 15, 2021 at 10:45 am
Boaters, please be aware of the new Federal law, effective April 1, requiring operators of certain boats to properly use the engine cutoff switch (safety lanyard) or wireless engine cutoff device whenever traveling on plane. This law applies to boats 26 feet and below operating on Federal waters, which include […]
We'll Miss You
March 4, 2021 at 4:24 pm
We’re just about on the brink of spring launch and, usually, that would mean the Pier 33 Spring Open House is also right around the corner. That event has always been exciting for our staff, as our boaters return for their pre-season visits, renew friendships with their boating neighbors and […]
Two Neptune Marina Forklifts
January 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm
Every team needs a strong bench and we’ve recently added to our depth, with our second Neptune Marina Forklift. Just over five  years ago, we welcomed our first Neptune, allowing Pier 33 to expand our Launch on Command service and increase the boat sizes serviced. That Neptune has also given […]
High Water Levels To Lessen
January 11, 2021 at 9:49 am
It looks like 2021 may bring some slight relief from record-high Lake Michigan water levels. The most recent (December) update from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District indicates a forecasted drop of six to eight inches from last season’s peak. That will be good news for beachgoers, lakefront […]
Meet Tyler Wirick
December 9, 2020 at 10:38 am
Please join us in welcoming Tyler Wirick as the newest member of Pier 33’s Sales Team. Tyler’s neither new to boating nor brand-new to Pier 33. Tyler joined our staff at the beginning of the summer as a valuable member of our Service Department and you may have already met […]
Boating with Pier 33
November 23, 2020 at 3:38 pm
CLICK HERE TO REACH PIER 33 DURING THE HOLIDAY BREAK Our staff will be monitoring, and responding to, website inquiries throughout the break. Let us fill you in on our Holiday Hours at Pier 33. ‘Tis the season for our staff to take a couple of quick holiday breaks, during […]
Winter Boat Storage and Boat Winterization at Pier 33
September 10, 2020 at 11:39 am
Pier 33 offers the area’s most professional Winter Boat Storage and Winterizing Services! Pier 33 can provide haul out, pressure wash, winterizing of engines and systems, boat shrink-wrap preventive maintenance and off-season boat repair services, efficiently and professionally. The best insurance for a good boating season in 2021 is to […]
Docks and Storage at Pier 33
August 6, 2020 at 10:15 am
Pier 33 Boaters, as we head into summer’s second-half, please be on the lookout for your arriving 2020-21 Renewal Packets for Dock and Storage renewals. These packages have been sent by mail with all of the information you will need to renew dock, Launch on Command, Hook-n-Go and winter storage, […]
Schedule Annual Boat Maintenance Now
August 6, 2020 at 9:31 am
Take advantage now of our August Service Sale.This is the ideal time of the year to schedule (and perform) your “Fall” oil change or stern drive service. Pier 33 has recently published updated services rates that will go into effect September 1, including some modest price increases. Place your service […]
Free Boat Covers
August 5, 2020 at 1:06 pm
Each year, Pier 33 receives truckloads of new boats from Chaparral, Robalo and Vortex with each boat covered by a special form-fitted shipping cover. Heavy plastic on the outside and (mostly) lined on the inside, these covers protect the new boats while they are in transit. Over the years, we’ve […]
Swimming Pool at Pier 33 Marina
August 5, 2020 at 10:58 am
Pier 33 boaters, please be aware of a temporary change in swimming pool hours at Pier 33. This will be a slight reduction in operating hours. Beginning August 5 and through August 17, swimming pool hours will be: MON – THU, 10am – 6pm FRI & SAT, 10am – 8pm […]
Social Distancing Works
June 26, 2020 at 2:45 pm
As we prepare for the July 4 holiday weekend, please check these important Marina Reminders and review our 2020 Parking Guide. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FULL MEMO AS A PDF Be safe and stay well. Get to know your boating neighbors even better, but please practice social distancing. Introduce […]
Social Distancing Works
May 14, 2020 at 5:10 pm
So, now we near the traditional start of summer. The boats are in and boating friends and families are ready to get back together. At Pier 33 and throughout the state, boaters are ready to go. Please do so with caution in mind. It must remain our ongoing focus to […]
Launch on Command at Pier 33 Marina
May 14, 2020 at 2:55 pm
We are pleased to announce that Pier 33 will begin Launch on Command and Hook ‘n Go services on Saturday May 23! Read this entire post to view our initial hours of LOC operation. GETTING YOUR BOAT READY Our crew has been working diligently to get our winter storage boaters […]
Mobile Pump Out Service
May 14, 2020 at 2:51 pm
Pier 33’s Mobile Pump Out Service will begin Wednesday May 27 and will continue through  the week of September 21. Rebekah Shafer will be distributing Mobile Pump Out Contracts to Pier 33 Dockers in just a few days. Please contact Rebekah Shafer with any questions.
Marina Restrooms
May 14, 2020 at 2:37 pm
Now that we have nearly completed our spring launch process, we are prepared to open the common restrooms and showers through the marina. These facilities will be open beginning Wednesday May 20. There will be an enhanced cleaning schedule for these facilities during the 2020 season. We strongly encourage users […]
ValvTect Marine Gas
May 14, 2020 at 2:16 pm
The Pier 33 Fuel Dock will be open beginning Wednesday May 20. Recreational Blend Ethanol-Free Marine Gas, Diesel, Pump Out and Ice. Hours during this opening phase will be as follows: SATURDAY, 5/23 … 8:15 AM – 5:45 PM SUNDAY 5/24 … 10 AM – 5:45 PM MONDAY 5/25 … […]
Extra Details - Cancellation
March 18, 2020 at 4:43 pm
  We regret to advise that the “second half” of the 2020 Pier 33 Open House Event is canceled due to our attention to civic responsibility, public health concerns and COVID-19. The Double Down and Homecoming Weekend aspects of our Open House promotion are specifically canceled. We are glad that […]
Event Cancellation
March 16, 2020 at 3:29 pm
We regret to advise that the “second half” of the 2020 Pier 33 Open House Event is canceled due to public health concerns and COVID-19. The Double Down and Homecoming Weekend aspects of our Open House promotion are specifically canceled. We are glad that so many of our boaters and […]
Held As Scheduled
March 11, 2020 at 3:25 pm
This Annual Event will be held as scheduled. PIER 33 OPEN HOUSE, MARCH 14 thru 22 – CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS We are sensitive to current concerns regarding attendance at large gatherings and ask all of our boaters and staff to proceed with caution, with health and safety in mind. […]