Make your summer a blast with quick and easy rentals from American Boat Rentals! Whether you want to waterski, fish or just lay out in the sun, American Boat Rentals has the boat for you! Don't make renting a hassle, American Boat Rentals delivers anywhere in Northwest Michigan! Great for any purpose, American Boat Rentals will set you up with the perfect boat for your occassion. There's no better way to spend your vacation than out on the water; American Boat Rentals will make it happen!
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Michigan Boat Rental, Pontoon Boat Rental and
Jet Ski Rental!

From ski boats and jet skis on Suttons Bay or Elk Lake to pontoons on Glen Lake or Torch Lake, American Boat Rentals, in beautiful Northern Michigan offers affordable, well-maintained speed boat, pontoon boat, and wave runner rentals delivered right to you!

We can help make your Michigan vacation a delightful experience whether you come for the fishing, tubing, waterskiing and countless other watersports or simply to relax in the sun on the deck of a pontoon boat!

American Boat Rentals is about making your summer vacation in Michigan a great one! Not only do we rent boats, but we rent out single, double and triple tubes, water skis, wakeboards and knee boards!

We adhere to safe practice by educating our customers on proper boat safety, and our boating equipment meets or exceeds all applicable safety and environmental regulations.

Waverunners: Quick, No-Fuss Rentals!

Looking for a last-minute option for fun in the beautiful Michigan waters? Try renting one of our Yamaha waverunners! The speed and freedom is addicting, and we guarantee you will have a blast!

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Why Choose American Boat Rentals?


The American Boat Rentals crew prides itself on exceptional service!

"The number one activity of my family on vacation was tubing and skiing - all made possible by great service, superb boating equipment, and a very friendly and helpful staff.

Having worked in a marina for 6 years I am familiar with boating and equipment - and your boat and service was spectactular. We wll be back - it may be a year - but count on us as a repeat customer. Thank you."

- Jeff Gliebe and Family

Boat Rental in Michigan is simple with these 3 easy steps:
  1. Choose a lake.
  2. Choose a boat.
  3. Contact us today!

Jet boats at American Boat Rentals are good for skiing, tubing and jumping from!

What Michigan Lake Will You Be Going To?
Michigan is the perfect place for your summer vacation on the water! Whether it's boating on Lake Michigan or any of the other countless lakes in the area, a perfect day on the water starts with a call to American Boat Rentals. Located in Traverse City, Michigan, our team will deliver your boat or jet skis to any lake in our extensive delivery area.

We deliver to anywhere in Michigan! Including...
Bass Lake
Bowers Harbor
Crystal Lake
Duck Lake
Elk Lake
Elk Rapids (East Bay)
Glen Lake
Green Lake
Grand Traverse West Bay
Grand Traverse East Bay
Lake Ann
Leelanau Lake, North
Leelanau Lake, South
Little Traverse Lake
Lime Lake
Long Lake
Manistee Lake
Lake Michigan
Old Mission
Platte Lake
Silver Lake
Spider Lake
Suttons Bay
Skegemog Lake
Torch Lake
To view maps of these lakes, click here.