Ship's Store

  • Newly remodeled and stocked
  • Boating essentials and supplies
  • Custom order discount available from Land and Sea catalog
  • Ice/Beer/Wine, Snacks and Sundries
  • Fishing license, live and artificial bait, and fishing supplies

Marina Store Hours:

Winter Season Hours

(November 1st - March 31st)

Monday - Closed

Tuesday - Closed

Wednesday - Closed

Thursday - Closed​

Friday - Closed
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - Closed

Fuel and Pump Off

  • Fuel dock with Marine additive Blended ethanol free gasoline - diesel delivery arranged
  • Pump Off - free weekday self-serve

Boat&Trailer storage

  • Summer and winter storage of boats and trailers

Pricing & Special Offerings
A recent survey of all Corps Lakes in Iowa confirmed that Rathbun Marina offers the lowest square foot cost slips in Iowa.  Factors included were size, coverage, utilities provided, etc.   With our family friendly amenities, top-notch services, and beautiful Rathbun Lake, the decision becomes easy.  
Please call our office, or email us at for availability and pricing.  

Scroll below for all things marina.


Boat Tow Service

  • For safety and convenience the marina provides 24/7 boat tow service.  A well equipped boat and experienced captain are on call to respond to tows and emergencies.

Clean Marina

  • The marina is currently engaged in a comprehensive program to become certified as Iowa’s only certified “Clean Marina”, and one of only 147 clean marinas in the country. Completion and certification is expected in spring 2019, and we will keep you updated.

Rathbun Lake Marina

Convenient Parking

  • Controlled parking access
  • Loading zones and handicap parking
  • Courtesy utility dock carts
  • Golf cart friendly campus

Louie's Lakeside Bistro

  • Food and Fun available at Louie's
  • For hours and information check Facebook or call 515-371-5599 or click on the Vendors tab on this website 

Shrink wrap&Covers

  • Shrink wrap and custom cover service available.   


  • 40,000 lb Con-o-Lift Trailer
  • 40,000 Sling Travel Lift
  • Truck/Tractor/Loader pulling units
  • Trained experienced personnel and file on each boat

Sailboat Gin Poles

  • Waterside and land based gin poles for mast stepping.  

Marina Harbor

  • Protected channel from wind and wave action
  • Deep clean water
  • Generous approaches and fairways between docks 
  • Minimal flood impact on dock and parking access or electric and water service 
  • Six ramp lanes including two high water ramps with courtesy docks for convenient launch and retrieval


  • Upholstery sewing and minor repairs available at the marina.
  • Contact Doug for more information


  • Our marina is covered by multiple station video recorded surveillance. Four stations with 24 night vision capable cameras keep 24/7 watch over the property and docks.
  • The Appanoose County Sheriff keeps regular watch over the marina as well as the marina based IDNR water patrol.
  • The marina is full time year around home for owners Doug and Sheila Clemens, as well as our general manager.
  • The safety and security of marina and customer personal property is a priority that is not considered lightly.


  • 202 well maintained slips
  • Covered/uncovered slips of all sizes
  • Seasonal/month/week/nightly rates
  • PWC dry docks
  • Dockside water and 30 amp/50 amp lighted pedestals
  • Sat TV Customer Approved Installations allowed
  • Courtesy docking for marina and restaurant visitors

(641) 724-3212

Marine Service/Repair

  • Available on site from our vendor Robert at The Shop(641-724-9055) and just outside our gate at P T Storage .