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Skipper Bud's
The launch ramps are located between Skipper Bud's and the Security Office. They are open 24 hours per day from April 1st through October 31st. 

Marina Services at North Point Marina
North Point Marina is operated by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources

701 North Point Drive
Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096
Phone (847) 746-2845
Fax (847) 746-3431
dnr.npm@illinois.gov

Fish Cleaning Station
The fish cleaning station is located on the north side of the Security Office and is open 24 hours. Disposal of fish waste is permitted at the fish cleaning station only.

Free Boat Launch
SkipperBud's North Point Offers:

Heated showroom displaying boats 26 to 70 feet.
In water display with over 50 boats
Largest Sea Ray dealer on the Great Lakes
Professional, knowledge staff with many years of experience
Brokerage specialists
Over 100 pre-owned and brokerage boats on site
Located adjacent to the world's largest fresh water marina
Finance and re-finance available
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. 


Quiet, serene and safe, North Point Marina offers the relaxation you expect and the nurturing you need in a natural and lush recreational setting.

North Point Marina is a World Class Marina at a World Class Value to you: convenient on-site amenities such as boat maintenance and repair, fuel, dry winter storage, transient slips, Great Room, beaches, ship's store and restaurant.

The largest marina on the Great Lakes sports a protected floating dock system of 1,500 slips, from 30 to 60 feet. Our signature "One Price" slip rental includes electricity, water, TV hookup, Free WiFi, sanitary pump-outs, dock lockers, showers and restrooms, restricted parking and 24-hour security . . . all at no extra charge to you.

North Point Marina is located in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, on Lake Michigan midway between Chicago and Milwaukee. You'll reach your slip easily by car via I-94 or US 41 to IL 173 east.
Fuel is provided by Skipper Bud's. Contact them at (847) 872-3200 or on Marine Band channels 16 or 9. Please note: Fueling of vessels can only be done at the designated fuel dock in the marina.*
* Enforcement of these policies may include vessel impoundment, eviction, movement of vessel by NPM personnel, and other fines or penalities.​
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