What is a boat club?

A boat club is a members-only group that offers access to a fleet of boats for a membership fee, typically an initiation fee and monthly dues. The concept is similar to the traditional golfing country club.’

Who is Nautical Boat Club?

In business for over 20 years, Nautical Boat Clubs, LLC was one of the pioneers in the boat-club industry. We bring our members all of the fun of the boating lifestyle with none of the expense and stress of boat ownership. We’re the only boat club to offer the Boating Country Club® experience: We own, insure, outfit and maintain a full fleet of sleek, new boats, as well as a treasure chest of water toys, like skis, wakeboards, surfboards, tubes, jackets, etc. We offer annual memberships for unlimited use of our fleet and complimentary use of our water toys, along with premium dockside valet service. And, to join, you simply pay a one-time membership fee and monthly dues.’

What’s the difference between Nautical Boat Club and boat rental, boat leasing and boat timeshare businesses?

Boat rentals charge you every time you use a boat, boat leasing typically applies to a single, specific boat, and boat timeshares limit when and how often you can use their boats. Our Boating Country Club® membership gives you UNLIMITED USE OF A WIDE VARIETY OF SHINY NEW BOATS, 300+ DAYS OF THE YEAR.’

What else does Boating Country Club® membership include?

In addition to unlimited use of our fleet of fully outfitted boats, your membership includes complimentary use of water toys, insurance, maintenance, safety equipment and instruction, boat training, premium dockside valet service, free parking, social activities and club events … not to mention countless hours of fun at the lake and memories to last a lifetime!’

How is Prescott Boat Club different from other boat clubs?

Best availability: We offer unlimited boating and fulfill over 97% of all reservation requests, which means less planning and more playing for you!

Diverse, New fleet: We offer all members an awesome selection of boats for different kinds of recreation, and we’re the only boat club that buys new boats each year, so you always have the latest top-of-the-line boats to take for a spin!

Free water toys: We provide complimentary use of water toys at your request, including skis, wakeboards, tubes, vests and much more.

River Access: Easy access to both the Mississippi and St Croix Rivers. Premium valet service: Our courteous dockhands are happy to help you load and unload to and from your waiting boat (bonus: free parking!). Wherever you can use a helping hand, they’re there to make sure your day is great!’

How difficult is it for Boating Country Club® members to get a boat?

It isn’t! Prescott Boat Club is a licensee of Nautical Boat Clubs, LLC. During the company’s 20+-year history, its boat clubs have collectively fulfilled over 75,000 reservation requests, with every one of their Boating Country Clubs® fulfilling more than 97% of reservation requests since the day they opened. We’re the only boat club with this type of track record – it’s one of the key reasons our members love us!

So, how much does it cost?

Take a look at our detailed comparison of boat ownership vs. club membership – as you’ll see, your cost depends upon your membership plan. We’re happy to talk about what options might work best for you; just give us a ring at 715.BOAT.FUN (262.8386).

What if I’ve never boated before?

If you’re new to boating, welcome – you’re gonna love it! We happily provide a boat safety course and individual hands-on instruction on the water for newcomers. Our friendly, experienced staff will stay with you until you feel comfortable operating the boats on your own. Once you’ve got the hang of it, freedom is yours – boat on!

What are the club’s hours?

Prescott Boat Club members may boat year-round at other licensed locations of Nautical Boat Clubs, LLC. Prescott Boat Club is open May 1 to October 15. Our boating hours are 8:30am – 8:30pm Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend Boating hours change to 9am to 6pm May 1st until Memorial Day Weekend and after Labor Day Weekend until October 15th.


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  • Guaranteed reservations
  • Unlimited boat use & free water toys
  • NO cleaning, maintenance or repairs
  • NO slip fees, towing or launching
  • NO loan or insurance payments