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: 8:00am – 3:00pm

Ship Store:
Monday thru Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm


Labor $125.00 / hr
Services beyond regular time or on special basis – time and a half.
Service Call time starts when leaving Shepler’s Marine until personnel returns to the shop.

Hoist Fee

In and out $.60 per sq ft. (length x beam)
One-way $.30 per sq. ft.
Labor is added to hoist fee at prevailing rates.

Equipment Rental

Hydraulic Trailer $165.00/hr – with operator
Forklift $85.00/hr – with operator
Welder $100.00/hr – 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

September 1 – June 30; periods of excess use will be charged an additional 10% of the winter rate, per month.

Heated $7.25 per sq. ft. (equipment only – all labor is additional)
Inside $5.25 per sq. ft. (equipment only – all labor is additional)
Outside $3.00 per sq. ft. (equipment only – all labor is additional)
Batteries $20.00
Stand Rental $10.00 per stand
Dinghies $50.00 – Separate, n/c if they are on your deck (Must be clearly marked with owners name)