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Regarding the 2020 Boating Season

2020 is proving to be a challenging year in so many ways, and the impact to our boating community is no different.  Our failities will open as planned on the 15th of May however, as a result of concerns relating to high water and COVID-19 the Village of Ephraim has made a few changes for the upcoming season.  I will highlight ths significant changes below.

  • Due to social distancing concerns relating to the COVID-19 pandemic a decision has been made not to open or staff the marina office at this time.  Question you ordinarily would have asked on-site staff can be directed to the harbormaster at [email protected]
  • The launch ramp is open on an honor system.  We will not be requiring the use of launch envelopes this year in an effort to minimize areas of contamination.  We will place signage asking patrons to place launch money directly in the box.
  • Restroom facilities will be open this weekend with a change.  Both bathrooms have been made unisex, will be equiped with locks inside the door in order to promote a one in one out procedure, and will be opened on an alternating basis.
  • Due to high water we will not be transiently renting the North side of the North wall this season.  The only slips available (via Dockwa) for transient rental are T1 - T6.

The Village of Ephraim is nestled along some of the most beautiful shoreline of Lake Michigan. The Village operates two Marinas for our boating enthusiasts; the Firehouse Marina to the south and the Anderson Marina to the north.  Staff is available to assist you at the Firehouse Marina during the summer season. Contact the Harbormaster Brent Bristol at the Administrative Office with questions concerning the operation of the facilities at (920) 854-5501.

The Firehouse Marina is located at 9970 Water Street and is the location of the Marinas office. During the summer season staff is available to answer questions and assist you. The phone number for this location is (920) 854-6861.

The Anderson Marina is located at 3083 Anderson Lane (corner of Anderson Lane and Water Street (Highway 42), and is also the site of the historic dock warehouse well known for its boat name graffiti and is the longtime home of the Francis Hardy Gallery. Seasonal and transient slips are available for seasonal and occasional transient rental.

Ephraim also maintains a large Mooring area in Eagle Harbor, contact the Administrative Office for information or waiting list applications for our Marinas and Moorings at (920) 854-5501. These facilities are under the guidance of the Marinas & Morrings Committee and the Ephraim Village Board.

Firehouse Marina Photo Curtesy of Tad Dukehart
Firehouse Marina Photo Curtesy of Tad Dukehart
Photo Courtesy Tad Dukehart
Photo Courtesy Tad Dukehart
Photo Courtesy Tad Dukehart
Photo Courtesy Tad Dukehart