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Welcome to SkipperBud's - North Point!

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We Offer:

  • Heated showroom displaying boats 26 to 70 feet
  • Large in-water sales display for more than 50 boats
  • Largest yacht dealer on the Great Lakes; Carver Yachts, Marquis Yachts, Sea Ray Yachts, Tiara Yachts
  • Professional, knowledgable staff with many years of new boat, yacht and brokerage experience
  • Brokerage sales of more than 1400 boats in 2012
  • Brokerage listings featured on,,
  • Over 100 pre-owned boats on site
  • Located in North Point Marina
  • Finance & re-finance available


  • Full service & parts department
  • Mechanical & technical capabilities on all engine or boat types
  • Cosmetic repair including full painting and fiberglass repair
  • Electronics, audio/visual and camera installation
  • Special customization; thrusters, joystick controls, satellite TV, under water lighting
  • Interior customization; new cabinetry or furniture upgrades, new flooring inlays
  • Other services available; full cleaning, buff/wax, trailer repair, custom canvas repair/replacement, name paint, boat transport

Winter Storage Options & services:

  • Inside, heated for boats up to 100'
  • Outside
  • Drystack
  • Shrink wrap
  • Winterization

View Our Boats For Sale

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Current News and Specials:

Service Dept: Did you put off some updates on your boat this year? We can upgrade your electronics or entertainment system and repair fiberglass dock rash. Need a professional buff and wax, custom cleaning, or how about getting your older canvas replaced. Our team is standing by. Contact our service team today for a quote!

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SkipperBud's - North Point
215 North Point Dr.
Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096

Phone: 847-872-3200
Phone: 847-872-3200
Fax: 847-872-3230

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General Hours

Monday - Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm