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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

See this Sea Ray 330 Sundancer For Sale at Pier 33!
Written By: Tighe Curran June 19, 2024 at 9:22 am
Summer Repairs or Maintenance? Click Here! St. Joseph, MI; Call: (269) 983-3333 See All Pre-Owned and Brokerage! 2015 Sea Ray 330 ‘Dancer Now Available, $204,900 1985 Ocean Alexander 43 Flush Deck; $139,900 2009 Chaparral 370 Signature; $167,500 1974 Bertram 42 MY, Twin Diesels; $69,900 2021 Chaparral 307 SSX, Rack-Stored $179,900 […]
Parking at Pier 33 Marina
Written By: Tighe Curran June 12, 2024 at 10:20 am
This year’s Parking Guide and our annual Seasonal Reminders have recently been published. Please use the links posted here to download and read both. 2024 Pier 33 Parking Guide 2024 Pier 33 Seasonal Reminders PRINTED VERSIONS AVAILABLE: Sales-Admin (Door # 2), Service (Door #7) or via regular mail.
Here Comes Summer!
Written By: Tighe Curran May 29, 2024 at 7:32 am
St. Joseph, MI; Call: (269) 983-3333 Shop Chaparral Boats Now! Shop Robalo Boats Now! 2021 CHAPARRAL 307 SSX SEE THE VIDEO: $179,900 2019 FORMULA 350 CBR , REDUCED: $329,900 2009 CHAPARRAL 370 SIGNATURE $167,500 2015 SEA RAY 330 SUNDANCER $204,900 2020 BENNINGTON 23 SX W/ TRLR $84,900 2021 BENNINGTON 23 […]
Chaparral Incentives!
Written By: Tighe Curran May 15, 2024 at 8:45 am
      The Chaparral Sizzling Summer Sales Event is now underway! Don’t miss this opportunity for big savings from Chaparral and Pier 33. Take advantage of generous rebates on new 2023 and 2024 models, plus valuable Pier 33 services! There’s no better way to enjoy your new Chaparral than […]
Big Savings from Robalo and Pier 33!
Written By: Tighe Curran May 15, 2024 at 8:42 am
Our Robalo Boats Sizzling Summer Sales Event is now underway! Don’t miss this opportunity for big savings from Robalo and Pier 33. Take advantage of generous rebates on new 2023 and 2024 models, plus valuable Pier 33 services! There’s no better way to enjoy your new Robalo than Pier 33’s […]
Launch on Command Valet Rack Service at Pier 33
Written By: Tighe Curran May 9, 2024 at 7:49 am
There will be a one-day delay in start of Launch on Command due to the Blossomtime Grand Floral Parade restricting marina access on Saturday May 11. Official LOC Opening Day will be Sunday May 12. Let’s get the season started. Here is our Launch On Command and Hook ‘n Go […]
Carp Classic June 9 at Pier 33
Written By: Tighe Curran March 15, 2024 at 9:49 am
Exclusively for Pier 33 Boaters and Their Guests FUN FISHING CONTEST SUNDAY JUNE 9     8AM — NOON   FISH FROM YOUR PIER 33 DOCK OR OFF YOUR BOAT (LOC BOATERS, WE’LL FIND ROOM FOR YOU) “START” EARLY, OR SLEEP IN AND CATCH UP WHEN YOU CAN. “CONTEST” ENDS AT NOON. […]
Michigan Boater Safety Class
Written By: Tighe Curran March 12, 2024 at 11:30 am
FREE BOATER SAFETY CLASS, CHOOSE FROM TWO SESSIONS Attend a Michigan Boater Safety Class this spring. You can choose from two different sessions presented by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and hosted by Pier 33. These free one-day classes begins at 8 am and conclude at 5 pm (including scoring of the […]
You Are Invited!
Written By: Tighe Curran March 10, 2024 at 1:36 pm
Get ready now for a summer full of fun at the 2024 Pier 33 Spring Open House! Get together with your very best boating friends and Pier 33 staff to plan for the upcoming season. Here Comes Spring — Pier 33 Open House, March 16 & 17! Don’t Miss Out […]
Ocean Alexander 43 Flush Deck
Written By: Tighe Curran March 6, 2024 at 4:17 pm
SEE DETAILS NOW! St. Joseph, MI; Call: (269) 983-3333 2019 FORMULA 350 CBR — SEE THE VIDEO: $349,900 Shop Chaparral Boats Now! Shop Robalo Boats Now! 2021 CHAPARRAL 307 SSX REDUCED: $179,900 1991 TIARA 3600 CONVERTIBLE $84,500 2022 SEA RAY 310 SLX SEE THE VIDEO: $299,500 OCEAN ALEXANDER 43 TWIN […]
See Pier 33 at the Lake County Boat Show
Written By: Tighe Curran February 17, 2024 at 2:38 pm
  Get ready for a summer full of fun by attending the Lake County Boat Show, February 23-24-25 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point. Visit the Pier 33 display featuring new boats from Chaparral and Robalo. We’ll be getting together with some of the area’s […]
Chaparral Float Your Boat
Written By: Tighe Curran February 15, 2024 at 8:23 am
The Chaparral Float Your Boat Sales Event is now underway! Don’t miss this opportunity for big savings from Chaparral and Pier 33. Take advantage of generous rebates on new 2023 and 2024 models, plus valuable Pier 33 services! There’s no better way to enjoy your new Chaparral than Pier 33’s […]
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Written By: Tighe Curran February 15, 2024 at 6:57 am
SEE THE VIDEO: You must see this one-owner fresh-water wide-beam bow rider with overnighting accommodations, abundant seating, large swim platform, Axius joystick control and luxury features at every turn. This Chaparral is ready to … … CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE PHOTOS AND DETAILS Call Pier 33 Yacht Broker Tighe Curran at (269) 287-3021 or […]
Sea Ray 310 SLX For Sale at Pier 33!
Written By: Tighe Curran February 5, 2024 at 4:02 pm
SEE THE VIDEO: Fresh-water Sea Ray with only 60 engine hours. Superbly equipped … ready and waiting for you! With a sleek profile and an abundance of passenger space, the Sea Ray 310 SLX is a sure thing for summers full of fun. This 310 SLX is powered by a […]
Chaparral 307 SSX For Sale at Pier 33
Written By: Tighe Curran January 28, 2024 at 3:19 pm
SEE THE VIDEO: One-Owner, Fresh-Water, rack-stored Chaparral 307 SSX. Plushness and Performance! Loaded with all of Chaparral’s best features, with an abundance of passenger space, the 307 SSX is a fantastic way to entertain your boating group. Original factory equipment includes … … CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE PHOTOS AND DETAILS […]
Chaparral Boats and Pier 33
Written By: Tighe Curran January 25, 2024 at 5:42 pm
St. Joseph, MI; Call: (269) 983-3333 BOAT SALES, SERVICE, DOCKAGE AND STORAGE Tell Us About Your Boating Plans View New Boats from Chaparral View New Boats from Robalo See All Pre-Owned and Brokerage! Summer Dockage, Maintenance & Repair, Valet Service, Winter Storage See Our Facilities & Services See All Pre-Owned […]
See the New Chaparral 250 OSX at the Boat Show!
Written By: Tighe Curran January 25, 2024 at 10:08 am
Get in the Summer Spirit by attending the Michiana Boat Show, January 26 thru 28 at Century Center in downtown South Bend. This fun event will feature dealers from Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan, with a wide assortment of boats. Be sure to stop by and visit with our staff […]
See this Formula 350 CBR On Display at Pier 33
Written By: Tighe Curran January 21, 2024 at 2:49 pm
SEE THE VIDEO: See this Gorgeous fresh-water Formula 350 CBR with just 122 engine hours! Recent $10k price reduction. Currently in heated indoor storage, just waiting for You to begin Your summer. The 350 CBR offers an ideal combination of luxurious cockpit seating, useable convenience cabin, abundant storage areas and […]
Tiara 3600 Convertible For Sale at Pier 33
Written By: Tighe Curran January 14, 2024 at 10:41 am
SEE THE VIDEO: Fresh-water Tiara 3600 Convertible now available and on display in our showroom. “Mitchagain”  features the comfortable appointments and superior quality found in each Tiara, plus the convenient dinette floorplan with single private stateroom forward. This Tiara was recently repowered with a pair of freshly remanufactured Mercruiser inboard engines […]
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Written By: Tighe Curran August 30, 2023 at 3:27 pm
SOLD Just arrived at our docks, see this gorgeous 1995 Gibson 44 Classic! well-loved and well-cared-for Gibson 44. “Lou’s Yourself” has always been boated in fresh water, is beautifully decored and loaded with accessories. Twin Crusader 454’s, Westerbeke genset, twin air/heat units and plenty of room for all. Photos and […]