Jensen Charters

394 Dyckman Ave. South Haven, MI 49090

Email: JensenCharters@Gmail.com

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Bob : 269-470-6100

Kathy : 269-470-0010

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"Take a Ride on a bit of South Haven  history "

Elsie J built in 1945 originally for commercial fishing is now tugging passengers around for a unique tour of Lake Michigan.   

About The Elsie J

The ELSIE J. is a 48 ft. x 13 ft. fishing tug that was built by the Burger Boat Co.in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, in 1945 for Chris Jensen of South Haven, Michigan.

The Elsie J. has undergone several changes over the years to include the addition of the pilothouse and modification of the stern for passengers.

Chris Jensen began commercially fishing aboard the Elsie J. just after taking delivery of her in 1945. His son Chuck eventually took over the family business and fished aboard the Elsei J. until 1976 when commercial fishing was banned on the Great Lakes.

Equipped with her original 75-90 hp. Kahlenberg Oil Engine, the boat is still at South Haven operating as a licensed charter boat by the original owner's grandson, Captain Bob Jensen.

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Tour trip options.

Sunset Cruise on Jensen Charters in South Haven

Sunset Cruises

Passengers will have plenty of room to enjoy the view and tour the tug. Tickets are available individually or for private parties and passengers may bring refreshments if desired. Please call for questions about any special needs.

Starting at $40 per person

Pirate Trasure Trip on Jensen Charters in South Haven Michigan

Pirate Treasure Trip

Passengers will have a one of a kind opportunity on board our boat ElsieJ. Every Tuesday, Wensday,Thursday, Friday and Saturday between June - Labor Day we collaborate with Friends Good Will to do a reenactment of a priate treasure raid. Please call for questions about any special needs.

Starting at $37 per person.                                                                 Must be accompanied by an adult.

Day or Morning Cruise on Jensen Charters in South Haven Michigan

Day/Morning Cruise

Bring family and friends to join us on our day/morning cruises, perfect setting for those who want to enjoy the lake at it's best time. Please call for questions about any special needs.

Starting at $35 per person

Privet Cruise on Jensen Charters in South Haven

Private Cruises

Plan your own special event aboard the Elsie J. Email or call us and we'll help you arrange everything to make your cruise truly unique. As much as possible we will accommodate you with trip times and the length of your cruise. Remember, the Elsie J. is a slow tug boat and we need to plan accordingly.

Bachelorette / Bachelor Parties on Jensen Charters in South Haven

Bachelorette / Bachelor Parties

Plan your bachelorette or bachelor party board the Elsie J. Email or call us and we'll help you arrange everything to make your cruise truly unique. As much as possible we will accommodate you with trip times and the length of your cruise. Remember, the Elsie J. is a slow tug boat and we need to plan accordingly.

Wedding Ceremony on Jensen Charters in South Haven

Wedding Ceremony

Captain KATHY is an ordained and licensed minister and officiant for weddings so join us on the Elsie J for your special day. Email or call us and we'll help you arrange your perfect day.

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