Irish Boat Shop will open a new location on East Bay in Traverse City, just in time for the 2018 boating season. The new waterfront location is nestled at the foot of the East Bay on US 31 North, in what was once the Traverse City Waterfront Conference Center.
Extensive renovations to the existing center are underway to enhance the generous indoor and outdoor spaces with an updated exterior maximizing its beautiful bay views. This marine location is ideal for boaters and buyers. given its ease of access between the bay and US 31.
The primary focus of this location will be the sale of new and used boats, along with boat brokerage services and a retail/vessel store. The maritime service will also be represented there.
The new location not only offers a beautiful view of East Bay from the building, but also from a large full-width deck over the water. “Irish Boat Shop has always wanted to be part of the Traverse City business community and we believe this new location will be an ideal place to showcase our outstanding product lines such as Boston Whaler, Nautique tugs and an up-and-coming stern drive. line, Bryant Boats,” said Michael Esposito, President of Irish Boat Shop.
Irish Boat Shop celebrates 57 years of “helping people have fun with boats” and is a family business with deep roots in Northern Michigan communities with full-service boatyards that offer maintenance and restoration services of sailboats and motorboats, expert know-how in carpentry, metal fabrication, state-of-the-art paint and varnish work, state-of-the-art technical service, repair, dirt and storage.