August 31, 2012
News

Look Ma, No Knot!

The unique and patented design of the ZipDock allows boaters of all experience levels to quickly and easily secure their boats to pier posts without t
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August 29, 2012
News

Go Wireless with the new iBall camera hitch

Back up, get out, look. Back up again, get out again, look again. Anyone who has ever tried to hook up a boat trailer by himself will appreciate this
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August 27, 2012
Boat Test Monday

Boat Test Monday: SunChaser 8522 LR

It's Boat Test Monday! Every year, we meet up with some of the top manufactures in the pontoon and deck boat world to test their newest models. All of
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August 20, 2012
Boat Test Monday

Boat Test Monday: South Bay 925 Sport

It's Boat Test Monday! Every year, we meet up with some of the top manufactures in the pontoon and deck boat world to test their newest models. All of
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August 18, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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Lee Lovell

MerCruiser Dependability: Where innovation meets the water

Innovation is a large part of what makes Mercury Marine unique.
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August 18, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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Bryan Hermann

Polishing Your Pontoons

As the proud owner of two pontoons, a Manitou and a Premier, you might say I've had a little experience in the art of do-it-yourself polishing when it
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August 18, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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Terri Duncan

Product Test: Leather Flippa Ecotread: Chaco Sandals

Before escaping the office for a summer boat show, I went in search for a pair of flip flops that would be both professional looking as well as comfy.
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August 18, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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Roy Sparks

Product Test: Swedish Fireknife: From Industrial Revolution

One question: where was this knife when I was a Boy Scout!?
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August 17, 2012
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Brandon Barrus

Triplets On Shelbyville

I admit I didn't know what I was getting into when I accepted an offer to take a ride on Brad Rowland's South Bay pontoon boat at the Shootout last fa
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August 16, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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Be Heard!

Falcon Safety Products, one of the leading manufacturers of safety, sport and marine signal horns, recently introduced new packaging for its Marine Ho
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August 16, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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Katie Burke

Boating Checkpoints: Keeping invasive species out

Trust me when I say that PDB editor Brady Kay is glad he told me via email instead of face-to-face that I was taking over this column.
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August 16, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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BRP To Begin Testing Next Generation Biofuel

BRP recently began a program to test butanol-extended fuel in a variety of recreational marine engines for Argonne National Laboratory, in collaborati
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August 16, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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Could This be the Future?: Cover your potoon with a press of a button

In the movie trilogy Back to the Future that began in 1985 staring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, it predicted we'd all be flying around in car
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August 16, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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Forum Member Spotlight :cwag911

Meet cwag911, a valued forum member since 2006.
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August 16, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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From the Forums: Excerpts from recent PDB forum exchanges at www.pdbmagazine.com

Knowing what speed your boat is capable of and actually getting there can be two different things.
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August 16, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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Katie Burke

From the Solid Hull On Up: Testing the NauticStar 203SC Sp ort Deck

For a test boat to show up with only one option installed on it, that's a pretty rare thing.
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August 16, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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Dan Armitage

Gaining An Edge

Hunters of practically any game, furred or feathered, know that most animals are creatures of edges.
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August 16, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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Brady L. Kay

Pontoon Boats in the Spotlight

Why would anyone buy a pontoon boat when all you need to build one yourself is a piece of plywood and a few 55-gallon drums?
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August 16, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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Premier On The Parade Route: Little Big Town's single Pontoon a hit

We were having so much fun around here that we put the paddle in not once, but twice in our June issue.
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August 16, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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Protect Your Smaller Outboards

The new Blackfin Blade Saver from manufacturer Regarding the Outdoors is specially designed to protect propellers on outboard motors less than 70hp fr
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August 16, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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Jocelyn O'Bryant

Rock Your Boat: Ready for a Stereo Upgrade?

Clarion is a well-known market leader in marine waterproof audio electronics.
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August 16, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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The Big 3: Mercury wins Consumer Digest accolades

Mercury Marine was the only marine engine manufacturer to receive three "Best Buy" outboard designations from Consumer Digest.
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August 16, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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The Gold Standard: Perko lights go the extra mile

For long life and durability, navigation lights must be rugged enough to stand up to the elements.
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August 16, 2012| Published in the August 2012 issue
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Katie Burke

Value-Driven: Getting the Most out of Your Recreational Dollar

The most valuable part of any boat is the memories that go into building a life on it.
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August 15, 2012
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West Marine Green Product of the Year Contest

West Marineis proud to announce that it is accepting applications for its fourth annual Green Product of the Year Award. Through the award, West Marin
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August 13, 2012
Boat Test Monday

Boat Test Monday: Hampton 2485 XLT

It's Boat Test Monday! Every year, we meet up with some of the top manufactures in the pontoon and deck boat world to test their newest models. All of
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August 06, 2012
Boat Test Monday

Boat Test Monday: Qwest Adventure 7516 Cruise Deluxe

It's Boat Test Monday! Every year, we meet up with some of the top manufactures in the pontoon and deck boat world to test their newest models. All of
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August 06, 2012
News

New pontoon line announced

Another positive sign in the pontoon industry has come about. Northport Marine, the Gillett, Wis., manufacturer of MirroCraft boats, is entering the p
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August 03, 2012
News

Marina Profile: Lake Raystown Resort, Lodge & Conference Center

Set in rustic Pennsylvania, Lake Raystown Resort is the perfect getaway for those of us who need a break from the everyday rat race. "Of course, when
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August 01, 2012
News

Say Y.E.S. and Go Boating from Yamaha

A new promotion designed to give boaters a great reason to buy before the end of the season was announced by Yamaha Marine. The "Say Y.E.S. and Go Boa
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