About Us

Created by the Van Dam family, Boyne Boat Yard is a sister company to Van Dam Custom Boats - a trusted partner in their custom boat-building business. Located in the northern Great Lakes region, you’ll find Boyne Boat Yard near downtown Boyne City, Michigan on the shores of Lake Charlevoix.

Boyne Boat Yard continues to acquire and surround its ABYC-certified TEAM members with like-minded individuals who have a passion for all things boating. A 20-year affiliation with Van Dam Custom Boats brings a high level of experience to the table when it comes to marine construction and repair.

Boyne Boat Yard carries itself with quiet confidence, providing unmatched service to all things marine.

Boyne Boat Yard prides itself on its TEAM

Our staff of technicians with decades of combined experience. It is easy to promote our facilities, our offerings, and our service abilities – all things that customers expect and deserve in the boating industry. It is our staff and their commitment, their attitude, and their character that sets us apart. Without people who are driven to help others, tools, barns, and parts mean nothing.

The BBY TEAM of individuals have a ‘how may we help you?’ persona.

We Are A Full Service Marine Yard

Boyne Boat Yard has capabilities in all things cosmetic, mechanical, and marine systems related. Our team is available all year long to manage the service needs of our clients. For client convenience, we offer a 35-ton travel lift at the water’s edge and pride ourselves on year-round oversight of the safety of on-site watercraft during storage.

  • General Boat Maintenance
  • Retrofits and Rebuilds
  • Mechanical Work
  • Marine Electrical Service
  • Boat Repairs
  • Carpentry
  • Rigging
  • Painting
  • Gelcoat
  • And more...

We specialize in highly technical requests

Our technicians are certified by the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC), the main certifying board that develops safety standards for the design, construction, maintenance, and repair of recreational boats.