- Continue ReadingMarch 25, 2020We don't know about you, but the phrase "bimini top" conjures up a mental picture of a boat sheltered by a piece of women's swimwear. Luckily, the real thing offers a lot more coverage for your boat, and, like the bikini, the bimini's name was inspired by tropical island life.
- Continue ReadingMarch 11, 2020
We don't know about you, but at Great Lakes Skipper we are DONE with old man winter. We've had enough and we think you have as well. Here are a couple of simple projects that can be done while the boat is still in the garage.
- Continue ReadingDecember 12, 2016
We love hearing from you, our friends and customers. We're always happy to answer any questions you have for us. To save you some time, we've compiled a few of our most frequently asked questions with the Skipper's answers. Do you only sell parts for freshwater and lake boats? Nope! We have thousands of parts in stock for blue water boats, too. If you have an ocean-going fishing boat or motor yacht, we probably have parts for your craft. Do you only ship to the Midwest USA? No. Don't let the "Great Lakes" part of our name fool you. Our home is on the shore of Lake Michigan, but we ship boat parts all over the world. Great Lakes Skipper is truly a global company. If I give you a boat's hull number, can you tell me which parts I need? No, sorry. We aren't able to cross-reference boat parts in that way. I don't see the part I want in your inventory. Can you order it? No, as