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Tighe Curran’s Boating Blog

Pier 33 General Manager Tighe Curran

Hello, I’m Tighe Curran and Welcome to my Boating Blog. I will be using this page to keep you posted on boating news, goings on at Pier 33, fun stuff and other boating items of interest.

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For your convenience, here is my contact information:

E-MAIL: tc@pier33.comOFFICE & TEXT: (269) 287-3021; CELL PHONE/URGENT: (269) 208-2691

SOLD
Written By: Tighe Curran September 16, 2021 at 12:02 pm
If you’re are thinking of selling your boat, it is time to see Pier 33! Strong market conditions favor sellers now and this is the ideal time to have the staff from Pier 33 Yacht Brokerage expose your boat to this vibrant market. We have just a few slots remaining […]
Viking 45 Convertible
Written By: Tighe Curran September 16, 2021 at 10:07 am
Available! SALE PENDING. Fresh water Viking 45 Convertible, now available! Experience the go-anytime performance, distinctive styling and enduring quality of a Viking. “Sam I Am” is a rare find as an all-freshwater boat. The “plan C” layout includes a large master stateroom, side stateroom with bunks and a large c-shaped […]
2018 Robalo R247 For Sale at Pier 33
Written By: Tighe Curran August 30, 2021 at 8:55 am
Pier 33 Yacht Broker Greg Dorow has just added this 2018 Robalo R247 Dual Console to our line-up of excellent boating values. Powered by a 300 HP Yamaha four stroke, loaded with electronics and including a tandem axle aluminum trailer, this fishing machine is ready for adventure. Check out the […]
1995 Bayliner Avanti 3255 For Sale at Pier 33
Written By: Tighe Curran August 29, 2021 at 2:24 pm
SALE PENDING – CALL! Pier 33 Yacht Broker Tyler Wirick has just added this 1995 Bayliner 3255 Avanti Express to our selection. Bright, wide beam express — comfortable AND affordable. Few other express cruisers in this class can match the Avanti’s spaciousness above and comfort below. This cruiser is well […]
Carver Santego For Sale at Pier 33
Written By: Tighe Curran August 29, 2021 at 10:54 am
Pier 33 Yacht Broker Tyler Wirick has just listed this 1990 Carver 2767 Santego. This model provides plenty of cabin/weekending convenience and true affordability for your vacation plans. Includes twin engines, air conditioning and heat, plus sleeping accommodations for up to six. SEE COMPLETE DETAILS, CLICK HERE NOW  
Sunset Special
Written By: Tighe Curran August 26, 2021 at 1:09 pm
SUNSET SPECIAL – LABOR DAY WEEKEND – FRIDAY and SATURDAY Pier 33 Launch on Command Boaters … This is Just For You! Earlier this summer, a Launch on Command boater came to us with a good suggestion … a special evening with extended hours so LOC boaters could see a […]
2022 Chaparral 287 SSX
Written By: Tighe Curran August 23, 2021 at 10:38 am
On order and arriving for the 2022 boating season, reserve this 2022 Chaparral 287 SSX today! Selected options are change-able at this time. This exciting sportboat provides a high-performance feel, wrapped in passenger comfort and luxurious touches and features Chaparral’s most up-to-date styling and technology, including the Infinity Power Step […]
Store it And Sell It at Pier 33
Written By: Tighe Curran August 18, 2021 at 4:24 pm
When it’s time to Store Your Boat, let us Sell Your Boat! The pre-owned boat market has been robust for the past twelve months, with well-cared-for boats bringing stronger values than we’ve ever anticipated. With season’s end and winter storage approaching, this is the ideal time to put your boat […]
2018 Chaparral 21 h2O For Sale at Pier 33
Written By: Tighe Curran August 18, 2021 at 4:17 pm
This Chaparral 21 h2O is New to Market, from Pier 33 Yacht Broker Greg Dorow. With less than 50 engine hours on the 250 HP Merc, this affordable runabout provides, space, performance and quality! Tandem axle trailer included. SEE COMPLETE DETAILS AND MORE PHOTOS – CLICK HERE
Great August Boating Buys from Pier 33
Written By: Tighe Curran August 18, 2021 at 12:45 pm
Let us bring you up to date on the newest listing and specials from Pier 33. As we near summer’s end, we’ve got an increasing selection of great boating buys for you! HAVING TROUBLE VIEWING? CLICK HERE TO OPEN IN YOUR BROWSER CALL TODAY: (269) 983-3333 ’09 CRUISERS YACHTS 520 […]
Vortex Jet Boat For Sale at Pier 33
Written By: Tighe Curran August 12, 2021 at 7:53 am
New to market, from Pier 33 Yacht Broker Tyler Wirick … Thrill to the performance of Twin 250 HP Rotax 1.5L’s when you are at the wheel of this clean, fresh-water Vortex Jet Boat. Just 115 engine hours, trailer included. Upgraded sound system with tower speakers. $52,900. Lots of seating […]
Sea Ray 290 Amberjack For sale at Pier 33
Written By: Tighe Curran August 12, 2021 at 7:40 am
This just in from Pier 33 Yacht Broker Greg Dorow … 2000 Sea Ray 290 Amberjack, new to market August 2021! Always freshwater. This twin engine, wide beam cruiser offers an ideal combination of stay-aboard and fishing capabilities. Showings by appointment. $45,900. SEE COMPLETE DETAILS AND MORE PHOTOS, CLICK HERE
Go Boating with Pier 33!
Written By: Tighe Curran August 2, 2021 at 3:47 pm
As the new boat market remains very, very active, our partners at Chaparral and Robalo are carefully planning the coming year of production. Like most Chaparral and Robalo dealers around the country, Pier 33 wants to make sure that our boaters have the models they want, when they want them. […]
Hatteras For Sale at Pier 33
Written By: Tighe Curran August 1, 2021 at 1:32 pm
Our latest addition, from Pier 33 Yacht broker Tyler Wirick … Rare fresh water find! This Hatteras 43 Motoryacht features the unbeatable quality and unmistakable styling for which Hatteras is so famously known. At a sturdy 35,000 pounds, set upon a 14-foot beam beam, this classic two-stateroom motoryacht is not […]
Sea Ray 260 Sundancer For Sale at Pier 33
Written By: Tighe Curran July 31, 2021 at 9:50 am
This just in from Pier 33 Yacht Broker Greg Dorow … Low-hour fresh-water 2011 Sea Ray 260 Sundancer, now available! Sleek family cruiser, with overnighting accommodations for four. This clean Sundancer is powered by a Mercury 350 MAG MPI, with just 144 engine hours. There’s plenty of comfortable space to […]
Carver 280 Express For Sale at Pier 33
Written By: Tighe Curran July 31, 2021 at 9:44 am
New to market, from Pier 33 Yacht Broker Tyler Wirick … Affordable family-sized express cruiser! Set upon a stable nine foot six-inch beam, this Carver 280 Express offers an excellent combination of dockside spaciousness and cruising comfort. Features include camper top with screens, air conditioning w/ reverse cycle heat, Garmin […]
Bayliner 2452 Ciera Express For Sale
Written By: Tighe Curran July 31, 2021 at 9:37 am
New to Market From Pier 33 Yacht Broker Tyler Wirick … 1997 Bayliner 2452 Ciera Express, $17,900. Freshwater hardtop cruiser, with full galley, shore power, trailer and lots of fishing gear. This popular cruiser provides all-weather boating with a sturdy hardtop, deep cockpit and excellent overnighting capability within the convenient […]
Trojan F30 Express For Sale
Written By: Tighe Curran July 31, 2021 at 9:30 am
Recently Listed By Pier 33 Yacht Broker Tyler Wirick … This classically-styled Trojan Hardtop is sure to turn heads in every harbor. With a fully sheltered helm and canvassed aft deck, there’s plenty of room for family and friends to visit for a day cruise, plus a surprising amount of […]
Schedule Annual Boat Maintenance Now
Written By: Tighe Curran July 30, 2021 at 12:53 pm
  For our existing and incoming boaters, please use the links found here to download our detailed pricing forms for a number of services. WINTER STORAGE-DOCKAGE-LAUNCH ON COMMAND-HOOK ‘N GO, CLICK HERE. See details on our variety of Dock sizes and prices, Launch on Command valet service, Hook “n Go […]
Michigan's Finest Full-Service Marina and Dealership
Written By: Tighe Curran July 13, 2021 at 3:44 pm
Join your Pier 33 boating neighbors for a weekend cruise up the lake to South Haven. Pier 33 has reserved a group of docks at South Haven’s Municipal Marina, in a variety of sizes, to accommodate our boaters starting Friday July 23rd thru Sunday July 25th. You can stay one […]