Since 1960, Shepler’s has been serving the needs of both power and sail boaters. We are the top marine repair facility on the Straits of Mackinac, offering everything from simple oil changes and maintenance to complete re-powering and refinishing. On top of that we also offer Winter Boat Storage.


Contact Us

Phone: 231.436.7287
Toll Free: 800.828.6157
Fax: 231.436.7338
Mailing Address:
121 S. Huron St.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Summer Service Hours

Service Department:
Monday thru Friday: 7:00am – 3:00pm

Ship Store:
Monday thru Friday: 7:00am – 3:00pm


Labor $125.00 / hr
Services beyond normal business hours will be charged time and a half.
Off-site service call time is calculated from assignment until personnel returns to the shop.

Travel Lift Fee

In and out $.60 per square foot (length x beam)
One-way $.30 per square foot
Additional labor rates apply

Equipment Rental

Hydraulic Trailer $200.00 per hour with operator
Forklift $100.00 per hour with operator
Welder $200.00 per hour with operator
  • Engine Sales and Repair *
  • Fiberglass and Gel Coat repairs and refinishing
  • Wood repairs and varnishing
  • Bottom painting
  • Polishing and Waxing
  • Awlgrip painting

*We are dealers for and have certified technicians for the following: Yanmar, Detroit Diesel, MerCruiser, Westerbeke, Universal Marine Power, and Crusader.

Conveniently located next to the City Marina in Mackinaw City, Shepler’s Ship Store offers everything you need to enjoy the best boating experience. Below is a list of things we offer, but if you don’t see what you are looking for – contact us! We would be happy to order it for you.

In addition  we also offer a wide selection of Sperry Topsider footwear and Helly Henson apparel.


  • Canadian Charts, Richardson’s Chart Books and accessories, Waterproof Charts
  • 3M Cleaners, Polishes, and Finishes
  • MerCruiser parts and accessories
  • Yanmar parts and accessoriesWesterbeke and Universal parts and accessories
  • Wichard and Harken sailing hardware
  • VHF Radios, hand held and fixed mount
  • Shakespeare Antennas and mounting hardware
  • Marinco Power Accessories
  • West System Products
  • Awlgrip, Interlux, and Pettit Paints and Varnish
  • New England Ropes
  • Polyform Fenders
  • Jabsco Pumps and Impellers.
  • Sherwood Impellers
  • Fuel Tanks
  • Racor Fuel Filters and Accessories
  • Shurhold Cleaning Products
  • Ancor and Blue Sea Systems Electrical Products
  • Fortress Marine Anchors
  • Adult and Children Life Vests
  • Orion Safety Equipment
  • Binoculars
  • Navigation Equipment
  • Nautical Books
  • Fasteners and Hardware

Winter – September 1 to June 30. Security deposit of 20% due on/before July 1. Payment in full due on/before December 1. Ten percent savings if paid in full on/before August 1.

Heated Indoor $12.00 per square foot.  Additional service and/or labor not included
Cold Indoor $10.00 per square foot.  Additional service and/or labor not included
Cold Outdoor $8.00 per square foot.  Additional service and/or labor not included
Stand Rental $10.00 per stand
Dinghies $100.00 each if not kept on your vessel

If bilge, holding, and waste tanks are not empty, environmental fees at our discretion will apply. 

Weekdays (7:00AM to 2:30PM) $75 per hour.  No labor included.
Weekends (Appointment Only) $100.00 per hour.  No labor included.
After Hours (Appointments Only) $100.00 per hour.  No labor included.

Overnight accommodations prohibited.