Beaver Island Boat Company

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  …


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…

2018 Brochure Photo Contest

Posted on October 24th, 2017
2018 Brochure Photo Contest Calling all photographers! Have you captured amazing moments from a recent trip aboard our vessels? If so, then WE WANT YOU to compete in our upcoming Brochure Photography Contest for 2018! The Beaver Island Boat Company invites photographers to enter its Broch

Added October Boats

Posted on October 6th, 2017
Please be advised that we have added additional boat departures for: Monday, October 16th departing from Beaver Island @ 2:00 pm (Emerald Isle) Monday October 23rd Departing Beaver Island @ 10:20 am (Beaver Islander)

Updated September Schedule

Posted on September 12th, 2017
Please be advised that BIBCO will be running the Beaver Islander while the Emerald Isle is under maintenance. As a reminder the Beaver Islander is not equipped with a stair lift.  Please note our modified September Ferry Schedule below: ADDED DAY TRIPS:  Departing Charlevoix 9/17/201