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Ski on Northern Michigan's Long Lake! Relax out on Silver Lake in our Ski Boats! Rent Wave Runners on Spider Lake! Pontoon Boat Rentals on Torch Lake or many other Northern Michigan lakes!

Watercraft Rental and Pricing

We rent only the finest jet skis, ski boats and pontoons and offer convenient delivery to the many beautiful lakes Northern Michigan has to offer. See below for watercraft information and pricing.

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Rent Jet Skies perfect for Elk Lake, Lake Leelanau, or any other Traverse City or Northern Michigan Lake!


VX Crusier's and VX Deluxe

We rent all new 2007 Yamaha VX Crusiers and VX Deluxe Waverunners. Be sure to hold on tight as 110 horses power you through the waterway. Stow your sunglasses in the glove box and prepare to fly on water like you've never thought possible.

  • 1 hr: $80
  • 2 hrs: $140
  • 4 hrs: $200
  • 8 hrs: $300
  • 3 days: $825
  • 4 days: $1100
  • 7 days $1350
The perfect Speed Boat for Torch Lake or any Northern Michigan lakes!

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Glastron MX 175 Ski Boat

Glide across Elk Lake, Glen Lake in the MX 175! Tthe styling is contemporary, the lines sleek and sporty. You can expect exceptional performance from the 3-liter engine, and thanks to its VEC technology this is one value boat that doesnít look or feel like a value boat. Features include snap-in carpet, bow cushion, AM/FM/CD stereo and glove box. Itís a great boat, pure and simple.

  • 4 hrs: $225
  • 8 hrs: $325
  • 3 days: $900
  • 4 days: $1200
  • 7 days: $1500
Rent family size pontoon boats for fun on Traverse City East or West bay, and any lake in the Traverse City Area!


Sweetwater 2180 RE-3 gate Pontoon

For the family seeking fun in the sun, the Sweetwater F and RE Series have just what you need. A family aboard means lots of supplies for the day. Easy to retrailer, this boat features a convenient stow-away table. Bumper to bow storage keep the deck clean and clear of gear. Get out, get active. Sweetwater style. It's affordable family fun.

  • 4 hrs: $225
  • 8 hrs: $325
  • 3 days: $900
  • 4 days: $1200
  • 7 days: $1500
Rent fishing boats in Traverse City!

Fishing Boats

If you have never experienced the peace and solitude of being at anchor in the middle of a lake, the sun on your face, and the wind in your hair with a fish nibbling on your line, call American Boat Rentals. We offer paddle boats, row boats, and fishing boats up to 16 feet with a 35 hp – big enough for all four of you. Pick your favorite fishing lake, choose the boat that’s right for your family, and call us. The memories will last a lifetime.

Row Boats:

  • $125 / day
  • $400 / week


  • $175 / day
  • $700 / week

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