October 30, 2012
News

PDB Barrel Race Recap Video

Want to see Premier, Manitou and Playcraft in action? Check out the recap video of our PDB Barrel Race!
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October 29, 2012
Boat Test Monday

Boat Test Monday: Xcursion 23 RF

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
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October 22, 2012
Boat Test Monday

Boat Test Monday: Misty Harbor 2285 RL

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
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October 17, 2012
PDB Tested
Brady L. Kay

PDB Tested: Nomad Cordless Power Cleaner

There's a benefit to being an editor of a publication and that's getting to see and test the latest new products. But another advantage is that I get
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October 15, 2012
Boat Test Monday

Boat Test Monday: Bennington 2575 RCW Limited

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
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October 14, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue
Lee Lovell

Added Power: Suzuki delivers

Being a part of the media definitely has its perks.
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October 14, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue

Product Test No. 126: BOLT Receiver Locks

They say the more keys you own the more responsibility you have.
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October 14, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue

Product Test No. 127 : Triwater Dock Shoes

I've always been a fan of the Sebago line of shoes, probably because when it comes to manufacturing high-quality boating shoes, you can't beat the innovation.
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October 13, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue
Dan Armitage

Control Your Depth

If you have a fish finder aboard your pontoon or deck boat, and you monitor it much, you have probably shared the frustration of seeing the distinct marks of fish below yet not being able to catch them.
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October 13, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue

What's New for 2013: A Glimpse Into Next Year's Pontoon and Deck Boat

With 2013 just around the corner it's time to start looking ahead to next season's pontoon and deck boat models.
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October 13, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue
Brady L. Kay

In His 11th Hour

Although it happened back in July, I find myself still telling the story of Joseph Gross to anyone who might not have heard about his courageous battle for 11 hours.
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October 12, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue

A Floating Drink Holder?: The CanUdle keeps you afloat

Floating around while keeping your drink cool is a floater's paradise.
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October 12, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue

Flotation Garments Released

California-based Firstwatch Gear is introducing a new lineup of innovative marine safety and flotation garments.
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October 12, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue
Forum Member Spotlight

Forum Member Spotlight: WoodenPontoon

WoodenPontoon has been a forum member since 2008 and has offered fun and practical advice over the years.
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October 12, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue

Anode Kit: Convenient and fits most engines

Replacing worn-away anodes is an important end-of-season project for boat owners.
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October 12, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue

CSI Award Winners Announced

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) recognized recipients of the 2012 Marine Industry CSI Awards.
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October 12, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue

Difficulty Steering The 'Toon: Excerpts from recent PDB forum exchanges at www.pdbmagazine.com

Engaging with other `toon loving people is priceless, especially when they can offer you great advice free of charge.
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October 12, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue

Just Charge It: Forest River's new consumer credit card

Last fall, Priority One Financial Services, Inc., the recreational industry's oldest and largest F&I outsourcing provider, announced a new consumer credit card program available to Forest River RV and trailer dealers to help with sales of towable products
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October 12, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue

Nanotechnology: Now available to boat owners

Feldten Marine for its 125th anniversary is launching a new line of boat sealing products.
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October 12, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue

One Unique Ski Rope

This newly upgraded West Marine ski rope is a must-have when it comes to wakeboarding, skiing or tubing behind your pontoon or deck boat.
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October 12, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue

Online Archives: Great Source For Boat Repair, Maintenance And How-to Tips

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), has re-launched its extensive online "BoatTECH" resource at BoatUS.com/BoatTech, making it the largest, no-cost online archive in the country for boating topics.
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October 12, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue

PDB Online Poll Results: Trailer Setup

We have to give credit where credit is due. Trailers sometimes don't get enough recognition but they are a critical part of the setup.
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October 12, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue

Pontoon Industry Icon Fred Cotey Dies

Fred Cotey, an icon in the marine industry who helped develop changes in pontoon design, performance, safety standards and engineering, recently passed away.
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October 12, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue

Tips For Boaters: Use a Checklist Before Getting Underway

Keeping track of appointments or events has become more complex in a very over-scheduled world.
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October 12, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue

Where's The Paddle?

We had a few of you tell us that trying to find the paddle in the August issue was migraine-inducing.
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October 12, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue
News
Dan Armitage

On The Hook: Control Your Depth

If you have a fish finder aboard your pontoon or deck boat, and you monitor it much, you have probably shared the frustration of seeing the distinct marks of fish below yet not being able to catch them.
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October 11, 2012| Published in the October 2012 issue
News
Brady L. Kay

Captain's Chair: In His 11th Hour

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October 08, 2012
Boat Test Monday

Boat Test Monday: Premier 275 Intrigue

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
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October 05, 2012
News

Phil Dyskow Inducted into NMMA's Hall of Fame

Phil Dyskow, Immediate Past President and Senior Advisor to Yamaha Marine Group, was inducted into the National Marine Manufacturers Association's (NM
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October 03, 2012
News

Innovation Award Winners

The International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced this week the winners of the 2012 IBEX Innovation Awards. The winning produ
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October 01, 2012
Boat Test Monday

Boat Test Monday: Manitou 23 Legacy SHP

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
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