• i-Pilot Integrated GPS Trolling System

    September 26, 2012
    News
    Available in December of 2012, the i-Pilot Link enables your Minn Kota trolling motor and Humminbird fishfinder to talk to each other. i-Pilot Link de
  • Boat Test Monday: Sweetwater 220 SL

    September 24, 2012
    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 these reviews are comp
  • Boat Test Monday: Sanpan 2500 FE Bar

    September 17, 2012
    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 these reviews are comp
  • Marina Profile: Shanghai Resort Marina, Lake Norris, Tenn.

    September 16, 2012
    Feature
    Reasonable rental rates at Shanghai Resort Marina make this an easy way to spend a day on the lake. Both their standard and party pontoons rent for $2
  • Pontoon & Deck Boat Leading Customer Service Manufactures

    September 14, 2012
    News
    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) recognized recipients of the 2012 Marine Industry CSI Awards. Many pontoon and deck boat manufact
  • Boat Test Monday: JC SportToon 23TT

    September 10, 2012
    Boat Test Monday
    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
  • Captain's Chair

    September 09, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Feature
    Brady L. Kay
    Unlike Ford versus Chevy, when it comes to the best boating holiday of the year there's very little to debate about.
  • Make Fast

    September 07, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Brady L. Kay
    When you go through the drive thru at the local fast food place and order a dozen burgers off the value menu and the bag is waiting for you before you
  • Multi-tasking Pontoon Boats

    September 07, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Gini McKain
    Shreveport and Bossier City, La., hosted the 2012 Annual Bassmaster Classic in grand style this year on the Red River, which separates the two cities.
  • Product Test: Costa Del Mar

    September 07, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Brady L. Kay
    You've gotta love a product that is described as the "go-anywhere, do-anything" type of sunglasses.
  • Product Test: Delta Dueler II

    September 07, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Brady L. Kay
    During most boating trips, especially on those hot summer days, you tend to find the sandbar sooner rather than later.
  • Product Test: Rapid Ice

    September 07, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    PDB Tested
    If you don't own a drink koozie then you've probably never been to a boat show or a dealership because it seems like someone is always handing one out
  • The Doodle Boat

    September 07, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    My husband, John, and I are not extravagant people.
  • Winter Layup

    September 07, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Temperatures in the closing months of the boating season are a funny thing.
  • Auto Drain Plug Prevents Flooding

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Ever forget to plug your boat and been rewarded with a small flood?
  • Because It Spoke To Us

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    PDB Tested
    Katie Burke
    Nestled deep in the south rests Lake Martin. Dubbed the crowned jewel of Alabama, it is one of the largest man-made lakes in all of the United States.
  • Boating Participation on the Rise

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Product
    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) recently announced that in 2011 U.S. retail sales for recreational boats, accessories and marine
  • Expanding It Line

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Added to Yamaha's propeller line up are three new products that are now available through Yamaha marine dealers nationwide.
  • Fine "Tooning" Baits

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Feature
    Ever been aboard a boat trolling identical lures, and had one lure consistently catch more fish than the other?
  • Forum Member Spotlight :BuckeyeBoater

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Forum Member Spotlight
    Together Randy and Lana Fair make up forum member BuckeyeBoater.
  • From The Forums, Pressure-treated Plywood?

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    You don't want to go out and do something crazy to your boat.
  • Hold My Drink

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Preventing drinks from spilling when cruising through the water can be tricky.
  • Let's Rock!

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Rockford Fosgate, the industry leader in high-performance car audio systems, recently announced that its new enclosed marine wakeboard tower speaker s
  • Look Who's Glowing Now

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    PlasDECK has added a new accessory to its line to include synthetic glow-in-the-dark teak flooring.
  • Mercury Unveils New Graphics

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    A new graphics package for its 40hp through 115hp FourStroke outboard engines was recently released by Mercury Marine.
  • Official Boating Handbooks

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Official boating handbooks, which summarize state boating regulations and safety information, are now available for most states as e-books.
  • Online Poll Results Fourth Of July

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    The Fourth of July is long gone by now, but it's fun to think about the holiday.
  • PDB Insider

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Are you getting the most out of your Pontoon & Deck Boat subscription?
  • Prepare For Fall

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Cape Fear Sportswear's Ocean 3 in 1 Jacket will keep a boater comfortably warm and dry on those off-peak seasonal days.
  • Ranking the Boating Holidays

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    News
    Brady L. Kay
    Unlike Ford versus Chevy, when it comes to the best boating holiday of the year there's very little to debate about.
  • Reduce Your Trips To The Fuel Dock

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    As fuel prices continue to increase, getting the most mileage and energy from every gallon of fuel is important.
  • Report: U.S. boating industry will exceed $10 billion by 2016

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    The U.S. recreational boating industry is finally growing, but those hoping for an eventual return to pre-recession sales numbers will need to adjust
  • Sold To Chinese Company

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Ebbtide Boats was recently sold to a privately held Chinese investment company, 321 Capital Partners.
  • The All-Inclusive Pontoon

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    The Veranda V 2075 is a unique cross between comfort and performance, all at an affordable price.
  • The Mighty Dozen

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Katie Burke
    You wouldn't buy a boat without putting some thought and research into it.
  • The Ultimate Bait Box

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    To escape summer's heat, it's nice to bask in the glory of indoor A/C.
  • Tow Ready

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Having the right tow vehicle is only the beginning. Whether you're towing your boat 10 minutes to your local lake or 10 hours to your next family
  • Updated Prop Wizard 3.0

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Because there are so many variables when choosing a propeller, the process can be confusing.
  • What Pulls Your Boat?

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Brady L. Kay
    It seems like on any given weekend we're pulling a boat to some lake, river or reservoir to "test" or photograph something for our magazine.
  • Winterizing Your Gear

    September 04, 2012 Published in the September 2012 issue
    Industry
    Katie Burke
    I'm a system person. As in, I have a system for everything, from where I park when I go to the grocery store to what day of the week I check out libra
  • Boat Test Monday: Avalon Paradise 2585 Elite I/O

    September 03, 2012
    Boat Test Monday
    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