|Marina Profile: Eldean Shipyard|
Eldean Shipyard is located in Macatawa, Michigan, just five miles west of Holland, on the south shore of Lake Macatawa, where it joins Lake Michigan. It is one of the oldest active shipyard-marina complexes in the United States. It began as the Jesiek Brothers Shipyard in 1901. Today, the shipyard is an award-winning marina, as well as a Certified Michigan Clean Marina.
The ship’s store carries a complete inventory of marine hardware and supplies, nautical clothing and more. Gas and diesel fuel, and block and cube ice are available at the fuel dock. Additionally there are two modern restroom/shower facilities, a children’s playground, gas grills and a picnic area, self-service laundry, pump-out, a clubhouse, a swimming pool and two Jacuzzis.
The shipyard is equipped with one 35- and one 70-ton open end Travelifts and maintains a complete marine service department with 150,000 square feet of heated, indoor winter storage. They can serve many needs, including storage, haul out, mechanical, electronic, painting, carpentry and fiberglass repair. They are also an Authorized Service Center for Hinckley Yacht Services.
Eldean Shipyard is also home to the award-winning Piper Restaurant. Nearby is a grocery store, a liquor store and a post office. They monitor channel 9 VHF during store hours.
eldean.com // (616) 335-5843