Ken and Karen enjoy working with their customers to make the purchase of a new or used trawler an enjoyable experience. They will help you find the right trawler for your planned usage and your preferred amenities. Ken and Karen have personally cruised in many different sizes and types of trawlers as they took delivery of them from the manufacturer, delivered them to customers, or took them to boat shows. These experiences allow them to shed a lot of insight on selecting a trawler for you that will fulfill your expectations.
After the purchase, Ken and Karen will spend as much time as their customers need to become familiar with the operation and maintenance of their trawler. They will explain the mechanical systems and will provide hands-on maneuvering and handling of the trawler. In some instances, the owners of the brokerage trawler will do this since the trawler is at their location.
Purchasing a trawler from Trawlers Midwest will be fun from start to finish with the end result being a satisfied customer that can look forward to many years of enjoyable cruising.
“We Sell the Dreams – You Build the Memories”
Sellers: We have an extensive marketing plan.
Call or email us for a copy.
We are members of the Yacht Brokers Association of America (YBAA) and use the standard forms that were generated to protect the seller and broker.
We look forward to meeting you at the Manitowoc Marina located 80 miles north of Milwaukee on Lake Michigan. There are a variety of brokerage trawlers in the water during the season and stored either inside or outside in the off-season.
From the south: Traveling north on Interstate 43
from Milwaukee, take first exit for Manitowoc, turn right and follow
signs for Highway 151 North. This will take you to the downtown giving
you a good view of the large Budweiser bottles on silos as you're
coming down Washington Street. Turn left on 8th Street (one-way),
proceed for several blocks going over the bridge, then take an
immediate right on Maritime Drive and this will bring you past the
Maritime Museum, the Best Western Lakefront Hotel, the YMCA, and then the
Manitowoc Marina. You will find our boats and boat office on A Dock.
From the north: Go south on Interstate 43 from
Green Bay (sign says to Milwaukee), take the first exit for
Manitowoc to Highway 10/42. Turn left on Highway 10/42 east and stay
on highway all the way to the lake where you will take a right on Maritime
Drive. You will soon see the sailboat masts at the Manitowoc Marina.
You will find our boats and boat office on A Dock.
From the west: Highway 10 and 310 east, take first
exit for Manitowoc for Highway 10 and 42. Follow same as coming from
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S.S. Badger Car Ferry
Take a shortcut across Lake Michigan, and put your trip on cruise
control. The 410' S.S. Badger offers daily sailings during
the Spring, Summer, and Fall between Ludington, MI and Manitowoc, WI
(and your car can go with you!). In addition to saving up to 400
tedious driving miles, the 4-hour cruise features great food,
entertainment, a gift shop, and spectacular views of Lake Michigan.
View more information at their web site, www.ssbadger.com,
or call (800) 841-4243.
From the carferry: Follow the driveway out of the parking lot and proceed west, turn right on 8th Street going over the bridge, then take an immediate right on Maritime Drive and this will bring you past the Maritime Museum, the Best Western Lakefront Hotel, the YMCA, and then the Manitowoc Marina. You will find our boats and boat office on A Dock.
Lake Express Ferry
Modern, High-Speed Ferry Service Runs between Milwaukee, WI and Muskegon, MI
Lake Express Will Carry Cars and Passengers in 2 ½ hours
Experience a fast, modern, and comfortable mode of transportation across Lake Michigan by Lake Express. For more information, call 1-866-914-1010 or go to www.lake-express.com.
Airports that are close to us include Green Bay, Appleton,
and Milwaukee. If you are a private pilot, Manitowoc
has its own small airport. Please contact us for more information
and directions from airports.
want to stay close to the marina, the newly renovated Best Western Lakefront
within walking distance of the marina and located next to the
Maritime Museum. With a
beautiful view of Lake Michigan, this hotel combines elegance and
casual all in one, and features all the amenities of a fine resort
including a pool, whirlpool, saunas, restaurant, and cocktail lounge. Their phone
number is 920-682-7000. Please ask for the Trawlers Midwest rate for
a special discount. You have to call the hotel directly to get the
rate; it will not come through if you try to register on-line. The
regular rates are $179 during the summer season and $99 during the
winter season. Trawlers Midwest special rate is $89 for the summer
||Ken & Karen
TRAWLERS MIDWEST INC
18312 Split Rail Lane
Kiel, WI 53042
that all boats are ported in Manitowoc, WI. The above
address is for mailing purposes.)