Freedom Boat Club Lake Erie (FBCLE) was founded in 2009. Freedom Boat Club Lake Erie has five locations – Catawba Island, Huron, Rocky River, Cleveland (Channel Park Marina) and now Mentor at the Mentor Yachting Club! As a Member of Freedom Boat Club Lake Erie you receive unlimited access to all four locations. You also enjoy free reciprocal boating privileges at more than 275 other club locations throughout North America, Canada, and Europe.
Here's how it works: Your hassle free boating experience begins the moment you arrive at the dock. Our dock hands will help you get your belongings onto the boat. Then you and your crew head out for a day of boating fun. Upon your return, simply turn in your keys and pay for the fuel that you used that day. Our dock hands will help you unload your gear, and then you drive away.
No worrying about boat maintenance, dock fees, insurance, depreciation, trailers or clean up. You have access to not just one boat but our entire fleet at our four locations. Feel confident and safe heading out to your favorite fishing spot or destination on our deep bowed boats.
What a Member of Freedom Boat Club Lake Erie will enjoy: Whether taking part in water sports (waterskiing, wakeboarding, tubing), fishing, visiting the islands, or dining by boat, you will create memories that last a life time.
Our goal is to ensure that our members feel comfortable and confident at the helm. As a Freedom Boat Club Lake Erie member you are entitled to receive FREE unlimited training by our team of United States Coast Guard licensed captains.
We provide personalized one on one training, including a mandatory boater training class for all new members. The class consists of a combination of classroom and on-the-water instruction. Additional and continuing safety information and training clinics will be available and running all season long. A Member of FBCLE must be 21 years of age; boaters born on or after January 1, 1982, must have a valid Ohio Safe Boating Card.
We also like to leave a philanthropy footprint! FBCLE supports local and national non-profit organizations and invite our members to join in on the fun.
Depending on the location/weather, our boating season starts late April and runs until the end of October. We are open 7 days a week (weather permitting) to serve you and your boating needs. Boating is also available by utilizing the reciprocal membership benefits at over 230+ locations throughout North America, Canada, and Europe.
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