Boating to Put-in-Bay Ohio for a day trip or mini vacation, boaters have several choices for marinas with dockage, both public and private. When boating to Put-in-Bay Ohio, many docks are on a first-come-first-served basis, so plan to arrive early on busy weekends and holidays. The village of Put-in-Bay maintains three large boating dockage areas in the downtown area. Two are managed by the Put-in-Bay Village and the other known as “B” dock is managed by the DeRivera park trust. Some privately owned boating docks accept advance reservations and weekends tend to fill up early in the week. While docking at Put-in-Bay’s public marinas, you may be required to “raft off” from up to 2 to 4 vessels. Plan ahead and bring your boat fenders, and always practice courteous boat rafting. While docked at Put-in-Bay, golf carts, bicycles and mopeds may be rented for your transportation needs by the hour, day, or overnight for several days at a time from Delaware Cart and Bike Rental, located just across the park.

When boating to Put-in-Bay, vessels are reminded to pay careful attention to the weather forecast

As Lake Erie is shallow and a storm can whip up the waters into rough seas at a moments notice. Put-in-Bay Boating Safety should be considered in planning your trip. Wave heights regularly reach 8-10 feet in Northeastern winds and storms, and when in doubt, just wait it out. There is no better place to be a stranded boating than Put-in-Bay!


Kayaking the Bay

Get some exercise and travel more leisurely!

Watercraft Rentals

Zip around the waters of Put-in-Bay and have fun.


Public/Private Docks

Information on where to park your boat.

Put-in-Bay Marinas

Local Yachting Clubs that visit Put-in-Bay!