Beaver Island Boat Company

2019 Additional Ferry Departures

Posted on September 1st, 2019
  September additional departures: Sept. 3rd– Departing Beaver Island @ 2:20 pm, departing Charlevoix @ 5:30 pm Sept. 8th– Departing Beaver Island @ 5:20 pm, departing Charlevoix @ 8:00 pm Sept. 17th– Departing Beaver Island @ 8:20 am, departing Charlevoix @ 11:30 am Sept. 20th-&nbs…

Emerald Isle Sept. 22nd – Dec. 6th Scheduled Maintenance

Posted on August 19th, 2019
The Emerald Isle will be out of service from September 22nd through December 6th for its Coast Guard mandated 5-year Certificate of Inspection and other planned maintenance.   During the time the Emerald Isle is out of service, we will be utilizing the Beaver Islander to transport passengers…

2019 Venetian Festival Week

Posted on July 23rd, 2019
If you’re traveling with the Beaver Island Boat Company during the week of July 21st – July 27th please read through the following notice!  This is a quick reminder to inform you that the week of July 21st – July 27th Charlevoix will be celebrating its 89…

2019 Reservations

Posted on January 3rd, 2019
We’ll start taking vehicle reservations on January 14th, 2019. Please call our office at 231-547-2311 to make your reservation. Due to the high volume of calls we’ll receive on the first day of reservations, there will be multiple staff personnel on duty to answer each phone call as qu…

Venetian Week 2018

Posted on July 20th, 2018
If you’re traveling with the Beaver Island Boat Company during the week of July 24th – July 28th please read through the following notice!  This is a quick reminder to inform you that the week of July 21st – July 28th Charlevoix will be celebrating its 88th Venetian Festival. The…

Added Boat Departures in May

Posted on May 14th, 2018
Please note we have added the following boats to May!   Added Boats: 5/24 2:20pm BI to CHX 5:30pm CHX to BI   5/26 2:20pm BI to CHX 5:30pm CHX to BI  …

BIBCO HIRES NEW GENERAL MANAGER

Posted on March 6th, 2018
    BEAVER ISLAND BOAT COMPANY HIRES NEW GENERAL MANAGER BEAVER ISLAND, MI – The Board of directors of the Beaver Island Boat Company (BIBCO) announced that effective immediately, Tim McQueer, will be taking over the day to day decision making as BIBCO’s General Manager. McQue…

2018 Reservations

Posted on December 12th, 2017
Happy Holidays from the Beaver Island Boat Company! As a reminder both of our offices and docks will be closed on December 23rd, 2017 until the 2nd of January, 2018 with the Charlevoix office being open.  We will start to take vehicle reservations on January 16th, 2018 for our upcoming season.&…

Emerald Isle’s 20th Anniversary of Maiden Voyage

Posted on November 20th, 2017
M/V EMERALD ISLE CELEBRATING 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF MAIDEN VOYAGE BEAVER ISLAND, MI – On December 4th, 1997 the Beaver Island Boat Company (BIBCO) celebrated the Maiden Voyage of the M/V Emerald Isle as the boat headed to Charlevoix from Beaver Island for the first time. To commemorate the occa…