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    Ah, the pontooning lifestyle. For some boaters it takes years before they finally figure out the versatility of a pontoon boat is unbeatable, while for others it becomes clearer much sooner in their boating life.

  • Crownline Challenges The "Deck Boat" Labels Of The Past

    Crownline has been up to some interesting designwork on its latest model, and we have the scoop on this new crossover sterndrive – the Eclipse E27.

  • Will diesel change the outboard game?

    With the production of the 50hp Yanmar Dtorque 111 turbo-diesel getting underway, arguably the first widespread diesel outboard engine will be on the market for pontooners and deck boaters everywhere.

  • Make It Shine!

    I know, I know—when it comes to your top three list of favorite things to do on your pontoon or deck boat, number one has to be cleaning the toilet.

  • Beautiful Giant

    Dan Gabeline cultivated his love for speed and power on the water back in the days when he owned sleek, ultra-fast cigarette boats, but his beautiful custom pontoon from PlayCraft turns more heads than those racers ever could.

  • Staying In ’Toon: DIY Dreams

    I don’t know what I have exactly, maybe it is an attention deficit disorder, but whatever it is I never seem to like leaving anything as it was when I bought it.

  • Finding Prime Fishing Time

    For those of us with full-time jobs and families to rear, simply finding time to wet a line can be a challenge—and a joy when we find ourselves on the water.

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    MRAA Welcomes Start-up Pontoon Builder Barletta

    Barletta Boat Co. LLC, manufacturer of Barletta Pontoon Boats, just joined the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) as a platinum partner member.

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    Man Overboard!

    Here’s an intriguing advancement in man-overboard (MOB) protection: the release of Emerald Marine Products’ ALERT418 Man-Overboard Receiver.

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    New LED Accent Lights Open A World Of Possibilities

    Adding some aftermarket LEDs to your pontoon is an instant way to revolutionize its look. One option is TecNiq.

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    Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers, Inc., Celebrates MFG Day

    October 6th was a big day for 100 students in particular when they were given the chance to join Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers, Inc., in celebrating National Manufacturing Day (MFG Day)!

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    SkipperBud's Plans Big Changes For Island Cove Marina

    Island Cove Marina, situated on Cass Lake in Michigan, is now facing a brighter future at the hands of SkipperBud’s.

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    MasterCraft Acquires NauticStar

    MasterCraft just acquired NauticStar LLC. The going price? About $79.8 million.

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    PDB Magazine Prays For Las Vegas

    On behalf of Pontoon & Deck Boat Magazine publisher, staff, advertisers and community partners, we send our condolences and heart-felt prayers to the wonderful city of Las Vegas.

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    New Syntec Flooring Line Revealed At IBEX

    Syntec Industries is calling it the industry’s first textured PVC textile products.

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    Simrad Partners With Sea Ray

    Simrad and Sea Ray have officially partnered together and are going to start pairing cutting-edge electronics with next year’s Sea Ray boats.

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    2017 IBEX Award Winners Announced

    The awards recognize achievement in product development across 10 areas in the marine industry and are decided by a diverse panel of judges.

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    Parks Manufacturing Shakes Hands With Horizon Holdings

    The builder of Blue Wave Boats and Silver Wave Pontoons recently partnered with Horizon Holdings LLC with the retirement of its founders.

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    TROPICAL STORM HARVEY: Brunswick, Bass Pro Shops and Yamaha support relief effort

    TROPICAL STORM HARVEY: Brunswick, Bass Pro Shops and Yamaha support relief effort, Trade Only Today.

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    Evinrude Announces Assitance for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

    In addition to other relief efforts, Evinrude will match donations made by company employees to the American Red Cross, dollar for dollar.

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    Coast Guard Foundation Announces 166 Scholarships Awarded for 2017-2018 Academic Year

    Scholarships Total $500,000 for Coast Guard Children Pursuing Degrees

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    Yamaha Marine Launches New Consumer Website

    All-New YamahaOutboards.com Delivers Enhanced Online Experience for Customers

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    Industry mourns founder of Glastron Boat Co.

    Bob will be remembered as an innovator in the recreational boating industry.

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    Why The Easy Cover Is Perfect For Boaters Everywhere

    If you could uncover your boat with no more effort than pushing a button for under a minute, would it increase the number of your outings?

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    Manitou Welcomes Manufacturing Day Student Tour

    Manitou is celebrating National Manufacturing Day by sponsoring Capital Area Manufacturing Council initiative to give local students an inside look at Michigan’s largest job-creating industry.

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    Bubbles For Bait

    Dead bait is synonymous with dead weight, not to mention a drain on your wallet.

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    Havana Sun Sunscreen: PDB TESTED No. 223

    Havana Sun is a brand-new line from Ron Rice—a pioneer in the sun care industry—that has quickly taken off.

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    Move Over, Plywood

    Forest River Marine partnered with Vixen Composites to create V-Lite Performance Decking, a lighter, longer-lasting alternative to traditional plywood.

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    A Simple Tip For Cleaning Touchscreens

    Between fingerprints, sunscreen smudges, and water spots, it’s easy for touchscreens to get dirty and become hard to read.

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    Evinrude: Upholding Quality

    Dependable engines come from companies who know how to design ones that genuinely fit the desires and needs of all boaters.