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Sailboat This Focus Topic page presents a comprehensive directory of businesses involved with boating and marine products and services in the Texas Hill Country. The scope includes marinas, PWC, sail and power boat sales & service, rentals, tours, accessories, supplies, storage and all other related things except fishing guides, restaurants, lodging, and resorts (all of the latter can be found on our city pages).

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AUSTIN ACTION MARINE INC: 512-263-3448; 15801 Hamilton Pool Rd, Austin (Bee Cave), TX 78738.

BRIARCLIFF MARINA: 512-264-2666; 406 Sleat Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669. Rental of slips, pontoon boats, PWC, ski boats, party barges and houseboats. Boat sales, repairs. Ship's store, fuel dock.

(THE) RESERVE AT LAKE TRAVIS MARINA: 512-745-3954; 19926 Thurman Bend Rd, Briarcliff, TX 78669.

ANCHORS AWEIGH MARINE SERVICES: 512-793-4197; 9840 FM-1431, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609. Boat repair, Mercury

B AND D MARINE SERVICES: 512-793-2420; 9225 RR-1431 W, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609

BOAT DOCKTER LLC: 512-756-5000; 7650 Park Rd 4 W, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609. Boat repair

BUCHANAN BOAT WORKS: 512-793-2987; 720 Old Spanish Trl, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609. Boat repair, boat sales, parts

JET SKI REPAIR: 325-248-4773; 2195 RR-261, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609. Jim Nesom. Mechanical and cosmetic repair

HILL COUNTRY MARINE RENTAL: 512-756-8398; 325 Eagle Rest Ln, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609. Facebook. Boat stalls

SILVER CREEK LODGE & MARINA: 512-756-4854; FM-2341, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609

THUNDERBIRD RESORT & EVENT CENTER: 512-756-4878; 200 Greenwood Hills Trail, Burnet, TX 78611. Cottages, marina, boat ramp & slips, watercraft rentals, including pontoon & deck boats, canoes, kayaks, fuel.

VANISHING TEXAS RIVER CRUISE: 800-474-8374; 512-756-6986; 16942 RR-2341, Burnet, TX 78611. At Canyon Of The Eagles Lodge & Nature Park (see separate listing). Boat tour originates at N end of Lake Buchanan. This 2.5 hr tour is in an enclosed boat with 2 observation decks to see spectacular wilderness and wildlife (including eagles) along the N canyon of the Colorado River that feeds into the lake.

WILLOW POINT RESORT: 512-793-5000; 427 Ellison, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609. Waterfront cabins. Boat rentals (only for guests): PWC, pontoon boats, cruises, canoes, kayaks

CAPTAIN SHAWN’S KAYAK RENTALS: 512-756-6986; 443 Waterway Ln, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609. In Silver Creek on NE shore of Lake Buchanan. Also rents single and double kayaks and canoes at Vanishing Texas Kayak Livery on Beaver Creek.

BOAT ZONE: 512-756-9800; 1841 TX-29 W, Burnet, TX 78611. Boat sales

HILL COUNTRY BOAT DOCKS: 588-0679; Burnet, TX 78611.

LOG COUNTRY COVE: 512-756-9132; 617 Log Country Cove, Burnet, TX 78611. Log cabins. Also watercraft rentals, including ski, wakeboard and pontoon boats, personal watercraft, canoes and pedal boats

BIG YELLOW BOATS - PONTOON RENTALS: 832-331-2263; Canyon Lake, TX 78133.

CANYON CRUISER AT CANYON LAKE: 830-837-3483; 280 Marina Dr, Canyon Lake, TX 78133. Boat tours, private parties, dinner available

CANYON LAKE MARINA: 830-935-4333; 80 Marina Dr, Canyon Lake, TX 78133. Public access, boat slips, boat & ski rentals

CANYON LAKE BOAT RENTALS: At Canyon Lake Marina and Cranes Mill Marina above.

CRANES MILLS MARINA: 830-899-7718; 16440 Cranes Mill Rd, Ste 1, Canyon Lake, TX 78133. Public access, boat slips, boat & ski rentals. Public access

HILL COUNTRY YACHT CLUB: 830-935-4435; Canyon Lake, TX 78133.
Lat: N 29.54.044°, Lon: W 98.14.093° at Canyon Lake Marina in Canyon Park (see separate listings).

HWY 66 MOTORSPORTS-CANYON LAKE ADVENTURES: 830-832-4155; 161 Canyon Bend, Canyon Lake, TX 78133. Boat rentals, jet skies, SUPB

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO MARINA: 830-964-3804, Canyon Lake, TX 78133. Access restricted to military/DOD

LAKE CANYON YACHT CLUB MARINA: 210-590-7100; 180 Yacht Club, Canyon Lake, TX 78133. Lat: 29.882362°/Lon: -098.212028°. Private access, membership club

LINDSEY MARINE: 830-964-2803; 14194 FM-306, Canyon Lake, TX 78133.

MAYHEM MARINE: 830-226-5555; 4738 FM-2673, Canyon Lake, TX 78113. Maintenance & repair shop

TEXAS FLYBOARD RENTALS: 210-887-2630; 10530 FM-2673, Ste 100, Canyon Lake, TX 78133. Facebook. The new water sport of flyboarding

WATERCRAFT RENTALS: 830-964-2556; 151 Old Hancock Rd, Canyon Lake, TX 78133.

SCJ CUSTOM BOATWORKS: 830-777-0586; Center Point, TX 78010. Facebook. Boat and engine repair

LAKE LBJ YACHT CLUB & MARINA: 830-693-9172; 200 S Wirtz Dam Rd, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657. Marina, boat rentals, cabins, restaurant

DRIPPIN AUTO AND MARINE SERVICES: 512-799-4025; 12501 Pauls Valley Rd, Fitzhugh/Austin, TX 78737, Austin, TX 78737

R-T MARINE: 830-598-1871; 6925 RM-1431 W, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. Boar repair, parts and accessories

BAY MARINE & SPORTS CENTER: 830-598-8763; 110 Wirtz Dam Rd, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657.

GRANITE BEACH RECREATION AREA: 830-693-9172; 200 S Wirtz Dam Rd (off FM-2147), Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657. LCRA owned but privately operated as Lake LBJ Yacht Club & Marina. On the S shore of Lake LBJ, and includes a boat ramp. Next door is Lake LBJ Yacht Club & Marina, and Granite Beach Grill (See details below). LCRA Granite Beach;

RH MARINE CONSTRUCTION: 512-588-0008; Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657. Docks, lifts

ATX BOAT RENTALS, LLC: 512-970-1644; Austin, TX 78613.

ATX WAKE ADVENTURES: 512-656-0808; 4370 Mansfield Dam Rd, Austin, TX 78734.

AUSTIN BOAT & CAMPER: 512-266-7878; 3715 RR-620 N, Hudson Bend, TX 78734.

AUSTIN'S BOAT TOURS: 512-476-2628; 16200 Lakeshore Dr, Hudson Bend, TX 78734.

AUSTIN YACHT CLUB: 512-266-1336; 5906 Beacon Dr, Hudson Bend, TX 78734.

BARTLETT SAILS AND CANVAS: 512-266-1895; 4415 Hudson Bend Rd, Lakeway, TX 78734.

BOAT BEAUTIFUL: 512-963-3290; 3217 RR-620 N, Hudson Bend, TX 78734. Mobile detailing

BOAT RENTALS LAKE TRAVIS: 512-266-9600. CHAPMAN MARINE, INC: 512-266-3483; 5107 Beacon Dr, Hudson Bend, TX 78734. commercial diving and marine construction services

COMMANDER'S POINT MARINA: 512-266-2333; 4600 Commanders Point Dr, Hudson Bend, TX 78734.

DAYBREAK BOAT RENTALS AND GOLF PARK: 5971 Hiline, Hudson Bend/Austin, TX 78734. Golf Park & Gem Stone Mining: 512-266-9603; Boat Rentals: 512-266-2176.; Virtual Tour

DOCK FLOATS LTD: 512-266-6035; Hudson Bend Rd, Hudson Bend, TX 78734.

EMERALD POINT MARINA: 512-266-1535; 5973 Hiline Rd, Hudson Bend, TX 78734.

FIVE STAR MARINE - SALES: 512-266-6969; 3639 FM-620 N, Hudson Bend, TX 78734.

FIVE STAR MARINE - SERVICE: 512-266-1858; 4542 Doss Rd, Hudson Bend, TX 78734.

FREEDOM BOAT CLUB: 512-828-1666; 5921 Hiline Rd, Hudson Bend, TX 78734.

GOOD TIME TOURS: 512-924-2911; 17141 Rocky Ridge Rd, Austin, TX 78734, Tours, cruises, boat rentals

HUDSON BEND BOAT & CAMPERS STORAGE: 512-266-2565; 4704 Hudson Bend Rd, Hudson Bend, TX 78734.

JUST FOR FUN WATERCRAFT RENTAL: 512-266-9710; 5973 Hiline Rd, Hudson Bend, TX 78734.

LAKE TOYS BOAT CLUB: 512-902-7653; 2900 W Anderson Ln (off Rocky Ridge Rd), Hudson Bend, TX 78734. Located at South Shore Marina, see below.

LAKE TRAVIS YACHT RENTALS: 512-981-6409; 17141 Rocky Ridge Rd, Hudson Bend, TX 78734.

LAKE TRAVIS MARINA: 512-266-3290; 6410 Hudson Bend Rd, #A, Hudson Bend, TX 78734. Dockominum

LONE STAR DOCKS: 512-266-8820; 5805 Hudson Bend Rd, Hudson Bend, TX 78734.

PARADISE COVE MARINA: 512-266-8006; 17141 Rocky Ridge Rd, Hudson Bend, TX 78734. Marina & boat rentals

PLATINUM MARINE: 512-266-3493; 5975 Hiline Rd, Hudson Bend, TX 78734. Boat sales, service

SAILBOAT SHOP: 512-266-454-7171; 4301 Hudson Bend Rd, Hudson Bend, TX 78734.

SCHROTH FIBERGLASS: 512-266-7467; 15605 Checotah Dr, Hudson Bend, TX 78734. Fiberglass, repairs, rigging

SOUTH AUSTIN MARINE LAKESIDE: 512-266-2225; 3003 RR-620 N, Hudson Bend, TX 78734.

SOUTH SHORE MARINA: 512-637-3150; 5931 Hiline Rd, Hudson Bend, TX 78734.

TWISTED FISH BOAT RENTALS: 512-942-7729; 4370 Mansfield Dam Park Rd, Austin, TX 78732.

U-FLOTE-M: 512-266-4565; 6410 Hudson Bend Rd, Hudson Bend, TX 78734

WADE WATERSPORTS: 512-663-9808; 16811 S Ridge Ln, Hudson Bend, TX 78734

WAVE IN WATER: 4370 Mansfield Dam Rd, Hudson Bend, TX 78734. Boat rentals, tours

WHITE NITE DOCK CO: 512-266-3266-; 17178 Rocky Ridge Rd, Hudson Bend, TX 78734

WEST BEACH MARINA: 512-266-2277; 17317 W Beach Rd, Hudson Bend, TX 78734.

TERRY'S AUTOMOTIVE & MARINE SERVICE: 830-367-2318; 303 Austin St, Ingram, TX 78025. Facebook

EASY STREET MARINA: 512-267-4289; 17900 Easy St, Jonestown, TX 78645.

NORTHSHORE MARINA AT THE HOLLOWS: 512-580-7417; 6612 Lantern View Dr, Jonestown, TX 78645. Marina, Slips, rentals, ship store

SAIL AUSTIN CHARTERS: at Northshore Marina (above), Captain Tim Best, 817-909-2378;

SANDY CREEK BOAT REPAIR: 512-267-4849; 18807 FM-1431, Jonestown, TX 78645

UTOPIAN CRUISES: 512-267-7925; 6612 Lantern View Dr, Jonestown, TX 78645

AQUASPORTS HEADQUARTERS: 325-693-9513; 818 RR-2900, Kingsland, TX 78639

BAY AREA MARINE SURVEYING: 512-755-1389; Kingsland, TX 78639. Surveyor, specialty: yachts, small craft

BOAT TOWN: 325-388-4343; 151 Melodie Ln, Kingsland, TX 78639. Boat sales, service, burger bar

BUSBY MARINE SALES: 325-388-6551; 2622 RR-1431 W, Kingsland, TX 78639.

CLEARWATER MARINA AT THE LEGENDS: 512-585-4071; 2121 Legends Pkwy, Kingsland, TX 78639

CRAIGEN MARINE CONTRACTORS: 325-388-2140; 4249 FM-1431, Kingsland, TX 78639. Docks and projects

EIFERT CUSTOM COVERS: 325-388-4978; Kingsland, TX 78639

EL RIO BOAT RENTALS, FOOD & FUEL: 325-388-3376; 14757 RR-1431 E, Kingsland, TX 78639

EZ BOAT RENTAL: 830-220-7290; Kingsland, TX 78639. Facebook

HIGHLAND LAKES WATERCRAFT: 325-388-0332; 111 Polk St, Kingsland, TX 78639.

HILL COUNTRY HAMMER GUIDE SERVICE & PONTOON RENTALS: 325-248-8012; 100 CR-127, Kingsland, TX 78639. Fishing guide service for the Highland Lakes; pontoon boat rentals

KELLY'S DOCK SERVICE: 325-596-3443; 1326 Steen Rd, Kingsland, TX 78639

KINGSLAND DREDGING: 325-388-6397; POB 1397, Kingsland, TX 78639

LAKE LBJ DOCK SERVICE: 512-567-5650; 3915 RR-1431 W, Kingsland, TX 78639.

LAKE LBJ MARINELAND: 325-388-3507; POB 52, 13902 RR-1431 W, Kingsland, TX 78639. Boat Sales

LONG'S FISHING CAMP: 325-388-6131; 822 CR-321, Kingsland, TX 78639-3229

MARSHALL MARINE: 325-270-0260; 2615 RR-1431 W, Kingsland, TX 78639. Bot sales, service, accessories, parts

PRO AUTOMOTIVE MARINE SERVICE & REPAIR: 325-656-7768; 3706 RR-1431, Kingsland, TX 78639

SPLASH BOAT RENTALS & SALES: 325-388-5000; 1924 RR-1431, Kingsland, TX 78639. And boat service and repairs.

TEXAS WAKE ACADEMY: 512-575-3466; 151 Melodie Ln, Kingsland, TX 78639. Water sport instruction, located at Boat Town, Kingsland

WAKEPOINT MARINA: 325-484-4448; 14757 RR-1431 W, Kingsland, TX 78639. Marina, fuel, convenience store, restaurant, live entertainment

WAVE CHASERS LLC: 325-248-3865; 1006 RR-1431, Kingsland, TX 78639. Boat rentals

WORRY B GONE CRUISES: 830-798-5716; Kingsland, TX 78639. Guided cruises Lake LBJ

LAGO VISTA BOAT RENTALS: 512-826-5119; 20702 Ridgeview Rd, 7309 Bar K Ranch Rd, Lago Vista, TX 78645. Boat rental

LAGO VISTA MARINE: 512-267-0708; 20525 FM-1431, Lago Vista, TX 78645. Boat dealers, storage

ON THE LAKE BOAT RENTALS AND VACATIONS: 512-820-4290; 20304 Lexington Cove, Lago Vista, TX 78645. Facebook

WATERFORD MARINA: 325-718-2170; 205 Westwater Court, Lago Vista, TX 78645. North shore of Lake Travis. Boat slips

VIKING SHIP KAYAK RENTALS: 512-767-8078; North Shore, Lago Vista, TX 78645. Kayaks, SUPB

AQUAFLY: 512-925-8359; at Crosswater Yacht Club, Lakeway, TX 78734. Hydroflight center

AUSTIN BOATS & MOTORS: 512-263-2811; 1208 RR-620 S, Lakeway, TX 78734.

BARONIES BOTELS ON LAKE LBJ: 512-507-4855; 15200 Debba Dr, Lakeway, TX 78734. Boat storage

BOAT MOBILE TRANS PORTS: 512-925-0915; Lakeway, TX 78734. Towing Service

CROSSWATER YACHT CLUB: 512-261-4426; 1505 Hurst Creek Rd, Lakeway, TX 78734.

FLOAT ON - LAKE TRAVIS BOAT RENTALS: 512-436-3505; 16405 Clara Van St, Lakeway, TX 78734.

FREEDOM BOAT CLUB: 512-834-2628; Rough Hollow, 105 Yacht Club Cove, Lakeway, TX 78734.

HURST HARBOR MARINA: 512-276-8918; 16405 Clara Van St, Lakeway, TX 78734.

LAKE TRAVIS LAKE PUMPS: 512-805-7700; 819 RR-620, Lakeway, TX 78734.

LAKEWAY MARINA: 512-261-7511; 103 Lakeway Dr, Lakeway, TX 78734. Fueling station, ship store, bathrooms

LANDFALL SAILING: 512-627-9901; 105 Yacht Club Cove, Lakeway, TX 78734. Sailing school, charters, sailboat rentals. Located at Rough Hollow Yacht Club And Marina

NAUTICAL BOAT CLUB: 512-261-2582; Lakeway, TX 78734. Located at Lakeway Marina, see above.

OUTBOUND SAILING: 512-222-7245; 16406 Stewart Rd, Lakeway, TX 78734. Sailing school, charters, sailboat rentals

ROUGH HOLLOW YACHT CLUB AND MARINA: 512-261-2288; 105 Yacht Club Cove, Lakeway, TX 78734.

SAIL AUSTIN CHARTERS: at Hurst Harbor Marina (above), Captain Tim Best, 817-909-2378;

SAIL & SKI CENTER: 512-266-1515; 1106 RR-620 N (Stewart Rd and RR-620), Lakeway, TX 78734.

SAIL & SKI YACHT CLUB MARINA: 512-266-2507; 16409 Stewart Rd, Lakeway, TX 78734.

SAILATX: 512-222-3634; 16406 Stewart Rd (@Sail and Ski Marina), Lakeway, TX 78734

SOUTHWEST RV AND MARINE: 512-577-1772; 1909 RR-620 N, Lakeway, TX 78734.

TEXAS SAILING: 512-261-6193; 101 Lakeway Dr, Lakeway, TX 78734. Charters, rentals, sales, classes

PRIDE AND JOY HOUSEBOAT RENTALS: 512-431-5918; 16107 FM-2769, Leander, TX 78614

VIP MARINA ON LAKE TRAVIS: 512-331-5375; 16107-B FM-2769, Leander, TX 78646.

GNE FIBERGLASS PLUS: 512-748-9999; 19790 TX-29, Liberty Hill, TX 78642. Repair, restoration

(THE) LAKES CUSTOM UPHOLSTERY: 325-248-4280; 701 CR-316, Llano, TX 78643. Boat upholstery

BOATS UNLIMITED: 830-693-9525; 503 US-281 N, Marble Falls, TX 78654-5708

JUST YAKIN KAYAK RENTALS: 325-665-1208; Marble Falls, TX 78654. Highland Lakes

K & P MOTORSPORTS (KAWASAKI-SUZUKI): 830-693-5044; 2803 US-281 N, Marble Falls TX 78654. Jet skies

MR DIRTBUSTER: 512-234-2165; 1003 RR-1431, Marble Falls, TX 78654. Car, boat & RV detailing

PARKER MARINE: 512-553-7020; 2414 Commerce St, Marble Falls TX 78654. Boat sales, service, parts, accessories

THIRD COAST MARINE SURVEYING & DAMAGE CLAIMS: 830-385-1032; Marble Falls, TX 78654. Inspection, consulting


JOE'S PLACE MARINA & RESORT: 830-612-3775; 200 CR-2620, Mico, TX 78056. Boat rental

WALLY'S WATERSPORTS: 210-859-5246; 7162 CR-271, Mico, TX 78056. Boat storage, ski instruction, kayak rentals, pro shop.

BASS PRO SHOPS TRACKER BOATING CENTER: 830-606-8882; 6350 IH-35 S, New Braunfels, TX 78130. Service for any boat, mercury/mercruiser® motors

AUSTIN SAIL BOAT RENTALS: 512-815-0980; 6506 Bob Wentz Park Rd, Austin, TX 78732. On Lake Travis

FREEDOM BOAT CLUB - LAKE AUSTIN: 512-834-2628; 1705 S Quinlan Park Rd, Austin, TX 78738.

MARSHALL FORD MARINA: 512-266-1559; 12816 Park Dr, Austin, TX 78738.

PEACE PADDLING LLC: 512-839-5510; 12200 Riverbend Rd, Austin, TX 78732, Austin, TX 78738. Canoe & Kayak Rental Service

STEINER RANCH BOAT CLUB: 512-834-2628; 12300 River Bend, Austin, TX 78738. See Freedom Boat Club

WATER SKI LAKE AUSTIN: 512-656-1957; 12700 Mixson Dr, Austin, TX 78738. Boating Instructor

LIQUID THRILLZ BOAT RENTALS: 512-267-7530; 18200 Lakepoint Cove, Point Venture, TX 78645. Located at the Gnarly Gar Restaurant, see below.

POINT VENTURE RECREATIONAL COMPLEX: 512-267-1128; 555 Venture Blvd S, Point Venture, TX 78645. Private 50 acre water front park that includes boat launch ramps and a 163 slip marina with an outdoor floating restaurant (The Pier on Lake Travis) attached which is open year round.

AXIS ATV & MARINE SERVICE: 361-717-2067; 902 TX-55 S, Rocksprings, TX 78880. Facebook

SUBACUATICA, INC: 512-757-5723; 416 Blanco St, San Marcos, TX 78666. Surveyor, specialty: yachts, small craft

B & S DOCK SERVICE: 512-264-9101; 2705 Pace Bend Rd, South Unit 33, Spicewood, TX 78669

DOCK WORKS OF LAKE TRAVIS: 512-264-2334; 20812 Cedar Ln, Spicewood, TX 78669.

FULL THROTTLE MARINE: 830-693-5591; 9332 TX-71, Spicewood, TX 78669. Boat repair

GILDE WELDING AND FABRICATION - BOAT DOCKS & DREDGING: 512-294-3259; 320 Red Bluff Rd, Spicewood, TX 78669.

JIM'S AUTO AND MARINE SERVICE: 512-264-5881; 22200 TX-71, Spicewood, TX 78669. Boat repair

SIESTA SHORES MARINA: 512-264-0004; 806 Bay Cr, Spicewood, TX 78669. On Colorado River

SPILLAR BOAT DOCKS & BOAT LIFTS: 512-264-1774; 22400 TX-71 W, Spicewood, TX 78669.

BARONIES BOTELS ON LAKE LBJ: 512-931-1523; 110 Sunrise Dr, Sunrise Beach, TX 78643. Boat storage

G&G DOCKS: 325-423-0419; 117 Sunrise Dr, Sunrise Beach, TX 78643.

LAKE LBJ RESORT, MARINA & COUNTRY CLUB: 325-388-9393; 667 Sandy Mountain Dr, Sunrise Beach, TX 78643. Boat & PWC sales & rental, repair, gas, storage, detailing,

SUNRISE BEACH MARINE SERVICES: 325-388-8166; 663 Sandy Mountain Dr, Sunrise Beach, TX 78643

SUNSET BOAT RENTALS: 325-379-2628; 1106 Hi-Line Dr, Tow, TX 78672. Offers houseboat, ski and deck boat rentals. Located at Hi-Line Resort & Marina (see profile above).


ANDERSON MILL MARINA: 512-258-5771; 13993 FM-2769, Volente, TX Slip rental, storage

AQUAHOLICS WATERCRAFT RENTALS: 512-989-7838; 16209 Dodd St, Volente, TX 78641.

BEACH FRONT BOAT RENTALS: 512-258-8400; 16120 FM-2769, Volente, TX 78641. Watercraft

BIG EASY BOAT RENTALS: 512-563-5612; 8508 Lime Creek Rd, Volente, TX 78641

BILL'S SCUBA: 512-291-2816; 8100 Lime Creek Rd, Volente, TX 78641. Scuba Instruction, Diving and Underwater anchor and water line work.

CYPRESS CREEK MARINA: 512-250-9880; 13987 FM-2769, Volente, TX 78641.

DODD STREET MARINA: 512-258-0811; 16209 Dodd St, Volente, TX 78641.

FIBERGLASS PLUS: 512-335-5421; 16120 Wharf Cove, Volente, TX 78641. Fiberglass boat repair

HIGHLAND LAKES MARINA: 512-258-1667; 16120 Wharf Cove, Volente, TX 78641.

LAKE TRAVIS VESSEL ASSIST, LLC: 512-921-4240; 15801 FM-2769, Volente, TX 78641. Provides boat towing, salvage, jump starts, fuel drops, ungroundings, boat bottom cleaning, under water inspections. 24/7 emergency service available

MCNEILL MARINE: 512-335-5421; 15801 FM-2769, Volente, TX 78641. Fiberglass boat repair specialists

MOORE'S BOAT STORAGE: 512-258-6197; Volente, TX 78641.

NAUTICAL BOAT CLUB: 512-257-2628; 16107 Wharf Cove, Volente, TX 78641. Located at VIP Marina, see below.

PIRANHA BOAT RENTALS: 512-337-2881; FM-2769, Volente, TX 78641.

REGATTA PARK: 512-250-0076; Volente, TX 78641. Boat, trailer storage

RIVIERA MARINA: 512-250-8321; 14297 FM-2769, Volente, TX 78641.

SANDY CREEK YACHT CLUB AND MARINA: 512-219-8535; 8714 Lime Creek Rd, Volente, TX 78641.

STEICHEN MARINE SALVAGE: 512-258-0076; Volente, TX 78641. Dock Repair, Installation, Salvage.

SKI DOCK: 512-918-2628; 12234 FM-620 N, Volente, TX 78641. Boat sales

VIP MARINA: 512-331-5375; 16107-B FM-2769, Volente, TX 78641.

YENAWINE MARINE: 512-258-3785; Volente, TX 78641. Dock & marina repair, moving, installation

VOLENTE BOAT CLUB: 512-257-2628; 16107-C FM-2769, Volente, TX 78641. Membership-based boat rental club.

3 AMIGOS BOAT RENTALS: 512-910 4926; 8910 Lime Creek, Volente, TX 78641. Boat rentals


Some facilities are privately operated and require a fee. This list includes TPW state parks, LCRA facilities, Corps of Engineers facilities, and local city/county facilities. Maps are included.

Be sure to see the relatedd Portal profiles linked in the introduction at the top of this page.

CANYON LAKE: TPW RAMP PROFILES. Includes: Rebecca Creek, Potter's Creek Park, West Ramp, Potter's Creek Park, Main Ramp, County Ramp 23, Cranes Mill Park, Cranes Mill Marina, Tom Creek 2, Tom Creek 1, Comal Park 1, Comal Park 2, Canyon Park, Jacob's Creek Park 1, Jacob's Creek Park, North Ramp, Turkey Cove, Skyline Park/Canyon Dam

LAKE BUCHANAN: TPW RAMP PROFILES. Includes: Buchanan Dam, Burnet County Park, Thunderbird Lodge, Canyon of the Eagles, Colorado Bend State Park, Cedar Point, Llano Count-Blackrock Park

INKS LAKE: TPW RAMP PROFILES. Includes: Inks Lake State Park

LAKE LBJ: TPW RAMP PROFILES. Includes: Wirtz Dam/Cottonwood Ramp, Kingsland Lions Park


LAKE TRAVIS: TPW RAMP PROFILES. Includes: Camp Creek Park, Shaffer Bend Recreation Area, Narrows Recreation Area, Grelle Recreation Area, Turkey Bend Recreation Area, Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area, Gloster Bend Recreation Area, Pace Bend/Collier Cove, Pace Bend/Tatum Cove, Pace Bend/Tatum Cove, Arkansas Bend, Mansfield Dam Park, Bob Wentz at Windy Point, Sandy Creek Park, Cypress Creek Park, Hippie Hollow, Tom Hughes Park

MEDINA LAKE: TPW RAMP PROFILES. Includes: Red Cove Camp, Park Road 37, Pop's Place


AUSTIN YACHT CLUB-JUNIOR SAILING CAMP: 512-266-1336, x103. Located on Lake Travis, a unique summer sailing experience for kids 8-16 years old. Throughout your camper’s week at AYC, they will learn and practice fundamental skills aboard our fleet of Optimists, Picos, Lasers, Sunfish, and Flying Juniors. With a camper to counselor ratio of four-to-one, parents can be rest assured that their child will enjoy the exciting sport of sailing in a safe environment. 9a-5p. Mon-Fri, with an optional early drop-off and late pick-up hour available free of charge. Through a combination of classroom discussion, land activities, on the water drills, and games, the campers gain the skills necessary to become life-long sailors. Special activities include racing, destination sailing, and windsurfing. Summer dates.

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CAPTAIN JOE CURRY - SURVEYOR: 830-210-492-7143; San Antonio, TX 78216.

CRUZE NOW APP: On-demand charter service serving the Highland Lakes. Available for wake boarding, wake surfing, tubing and cruising! Booking by smartphone and website app.

FLAGSHIP TOWING: 888-BOAT TOW; Services 24/7: 365 days a year

GET MY BOAT: On-line boat rental on local lakes


LAKE TRAVIS: Lake Guide.

LAKE TRAVIS BOATERS: 512-426-4662;


MARINE SURVEYORS: This site helps you locate a nearby surveyor.

MID-CITY REMODELING & SANDBLASTING: 830-386-3003; Marrufo Ramirez. Mobile service

PRISTINE CLEAN MOBILE DETAILING: Serves Highland Lakes area. Boats, cars, RVs. Book online at

SEA TOW: 512-328-4869; 800-473-2869; 5975 Hiline Rd, Austin, TX 78734. Serves Lake Austin, Lake Travis, Lake LBJ, and Canyon Lake

TANGENT DEVELOPMENT CO. MARINE DIVISION: 512-837-9170; 1715 Harliquin Run, Austin, TX. Surveyor, specialty: yachts, small craft

TORQUE MARINE SERVICES: 512-904-0055; Austin, TX 78750. Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept

TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE DEPT (TPWD): 512-288-0895; Operates state parks. Game wardens. Boating regulation:, covers boat ownership, titles, tax, registration, license, laws, education, navigational aids, safety and more.

Fish & Wildlife Service NATIONAL FISHING & BOATING WEEK: US Fish & Wildlife Service. 830-278-2419.

WEST MARINE - AUSTIN STORE: 512-302-1406; 9070 Research Blvd, Ste 201-A, Austin, TX 78758.

Be sure to examine the web sites of the above organizations as many have articles or web references to helpful information about boating and marine activities.


TPWD BOATER EDUCATION CLASSROOM COURSE: Click here to find a course nearby. Per TPWD: "Anyone born on or after September 1, 1993 who wishes to operate certain vessels on the public waterways of Texas. See Water Safety Act for details. Boating courses are taught by US Coast Guard Auxiliary, US Power Squadron and trained volunteer instructors, as well as teachers, and game wardens. With more and more people enjoying the lakes and rivers every year, it's important, for everyone, that boaters educate themselves on boating skills and seamanship. All classes are a minimum of six hours."

TPWD APPROVED ONLINE COURSES: These courses provide a Texas Boater Safety Course to obtain the required Texas Boater Education Card.

SCHEDULING NOTE: With the presence of the Coronavirus threat, and the local and national responses to it, many organizations have canceled or postponed their public events. So, be sure to check with the event sponsor as to their status.

LAKE TRAVIS IN THE WATER BOAT SHOW: Hudson Bend, at Emerald Point Marina, 5973 Hiline Rd. 512-266-1535; 512-494-1128. Venue Web. Host Web. 2020: TBD

SA BOAT & OUTDOOR EXPO: .Late Mar, at Freeman Expo Hall, 3201 E Houston, San Antonio, TX 78219. Host Web. Huge, premier show. 2020: CANCELED


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