• PDB TESTED No. 128: Vinyl Cote

    February 28, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    PDB Tested
    Roy Sparks
    Life has a way of balancing itself out.
  • Pontoon Power

    February 28, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    Mercury Marine recently introduced seven new propellers to round out its high-performance Enertia and Revolution 4 propeller lineups including 11- and 13-pitch Enertia propellers in right- and left-hand rotation.
  • PDB TESTED No. 129

    February 27, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    Katie Burke
    Trashcans are a funny thing. No one wants to see one, yet everyone needs one.
  • PDB Tested: The Boater's Pocket Reference

    February 27, 2013
    PDB Tested
    I must be on someone's short mailing list for DVD's, videos and boating books because I've got quite a collection on my shelf. However, The Boater's P
  • Customize Your Boat

    February 26, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    Customizing a boat is key to having it meet the needs of its owner.
  • Palm Beach 240 Islander RL

    February 25, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    Math problems aren’t always hard, especially when we make sense out of it and it’s something we are interested in.
  • Boat Test Monday: PlayCraft PowerToon Xscape 2700

    February 25, 2013
    Boat Test Monday
    It's Boat Test Monday! Every year we test the newest boats from the manufacturers so we can let you know what's hot for the upcoming year. Here's one
  • Rock’n With Kenwood

    February 24, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    Many options are available for boat stereo equipment so you can enjoy the most out of your favorite tunes while out on the water.
  • From the Forums: You Store Your Anchor Where?

    February 22, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    Keeping your gear safe and out of the way can be a challenge.
  • Forum Member Spotlight: Nightfisher

    February 22, 2013
    Forum Member Spotlight
    Greg a.k.a. Nightfisher has been a forum member since 2007 and often regales us with awesome catfishing stories and photos.
  • Yamaha 2013

    February 21, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    The engineers at Yamaha Marine sure know how to get the new year started with a bang.
  • Forum Spotlight: Moser

    February 20, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    Forum Member Spotlight
    If you need a question about your ‘toon answered, reaching out to Moser on the PDB Forum is a great idea.
  • All the details on the Hurricane SunDeck 2690

    February 20, 2013
    News
    Signaling an exciting new direction for the industry's top-selling and original deck boat, Nautic Global Group has introduced the Hurricane SunDeck 26
  • PDB Tested: Sebago Boating Shoes

    February 20, 2013
    PDB Tested
    Brady L. Kay
    I've never been the kind of guy that likes to stand out in a crowd. The more I can blend in the better, no exceptions. So the last thing I want is a f
  • BART’S Releases Its Water Mat

    February 19, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    The new Water Mat from BART’S is versatile and fun for everyone, but especially for kids.
  • Watch For Bursts

    February 18, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    Whether you’re out on the boat, fishing, hiking etc. you want the most protective gear you can get—rain or shine.
  • Boat Test Monday: Manitou 20 Aurora

    February 18, 2013
    Boat Test Monday
    Brady L. Kay
    It's Boat Test Monday! Every year we test the newest boats from the manufacturers so we can let you know what's hot for the upcoming year. Here's one
  • We’ve Got Fans!

    February 17, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    When Pontoon & Deck Boat magazine’s Facebook page reached 500 fans, we gave away a Super Brawler tube from Overtons.
  • Captain In A Box

    February 16, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    Mariners Learning System, a leading provider of online Captain’s License education courses, has released a new line of courseware aptly named, Captain in a Box.
  • Teleflex Goes Xtreme

    February 15, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    Teleflex Marine recently announced that Manitou Pontoon Boats, manufacturer of a full line of pontoon boats including the popular X-plode Series with patented V-Toon Technology, will offer its buyers a choice of either the new Xtreme mechanical or SeaStar
  • Floe Craft

    February 15, 2013
    Feature
    Wayne Floe is kinda big deal. His innovative approach to boating accessories has been the driving force behind Floe International for over 20 years. T
  • Official unveiling of the Hurricane SunDeck 2690 OB

    February 15, 2013
    News
    Yesterday, February 14, 2013, was the official unveiling of the Hurricane SunDeck 2690 OB and presentation of the Hurricane SunDeck Sport 203 OB and t
  • How To: Pick The Right Wax

    February 14, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    Selecting the right wax can be confusing.
  • Instant Cash from Lowe Boats

    February 14, 2013
    News
    Isn't boat show season great? It's so much fun to see the new models and all of the updates that the manufactures have been working on all year long.
  • Durable Anchor Lines Needed

    February 13, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    A good rope makes boaters feel safe and secure when anchored.
  • PDB Tested: Cobra VHF Radio

    February 13, 2013
    PDB Tested
    Brady L. Kay
    There are plenty of handheld VHF radios on the market today, so what makes this new one from Cobra Electronics so special? For starters it's the first
  • On The Hook

    February 12, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    My wife accompanies me to several boat shows each season about this time, where I lead fishing and boating talks.
  • Insurance Coverage

    February 11, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    It’s smart to look for an affordable insurance policy for your pontoon, but buying on price alone could be a costly mistake.
  • Boat Test Monday: Monsoon Storm Twenty

    February 11, 2013
    Boat Test Monday
    Brady L. Kay
    It's Boat Test Monday! Every year we test the newest boats from the manufacturers so we can let you know what's hot for the upcoming year. Here's one
  • The Burger Barge

    February 10, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    Feature, News
    When Travis Martin was little, he always wondered why there was no food when he was hanging around the docks at Willamette River in Oregon.
  • Poll Results

    February 09, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    We love a great boat name around here.
  • Proven Pontoons

    February 08, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    Feature, News
    Katie Burke
    There are very few things in this world that will create the same excitement as a pontoon flying by at over 50 miles per hour.
  • Warm Up To The Idea Of Spring Fishing

    February 07, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    Why should you have to give up boating in the spring when the weather is still a little cool?
  • NauticStar Boat Show Coupon

    February 07, 2013
    News
    Need a great boat? Buy a NauticStar SportDeck. They are making it an even easier decision by offering this great coupon for any boat purchased at a bo
  • Brothers In Business

    February 06, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News, Feature
    Spending time with family has also turned into a money-making business for brothers Mark and Brian Foster.
  • PDB Tested: Boat Mister

    February 06, 2013
    PDB Tested
    Brady L. Kay
    The first time I went to Arizona I noticed that the restaurants and shops in downtown Phoenix all had misters outside to keep their patrons cool. Thos
  • Where’s The Paddle?

    February 05, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    Ah, it’s nice to be caught up.
  • Here Comes Captain Buoy Buster

    February 04, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    Brady L. Kay
    When Yamaha Marine hosted its 2013 media event last fall, the engine manufacturer most likely hoped the invited journalists gathered together would remember its new lightweight F200, the new 150 VMAX SHO, or possibly the new Helm Master system that includ
  • Boat Test Monday: Hurricane SunDeck 237

    February 04, 2013
    Boat Test Monday
    Brady L. Kay
    It's Boat Test Monday! Every year we test the newest boats from the manufacturers so we can let you know what's hot for the upcoming year. Here's one
  • Onyx 24 Life Vest

    February 03, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    Surprising as it may seem, it doesn’t take long for a person to drown: 60 seconds for an adult and 20 seconds for a child.
  • Better Boater: New Versus Used

    February 02, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    News
    Katie Burke
    I would rather die than buy a brand new car.
  • PDB TESTED No. 130: Buck 731 X-Tract LED

    February 01, 2013 Published in the February 2013 issue
    PDB Tested
    Brady L. Kay
    I didn’t bring a lot of optimism into this test because previous experiences led me to believe that all multi-tools were okay at a lot of features, but not great overall at anything.
  • For Love & Boating

    February 01, 2013
    Feature
    Katie Burke
    The magic that goes into building a 43-year marriage is not something I could sum up in just a few short words. But it is something you start to feel
  • Inflate your tubes properly

    February 01, 2013
    Feature
    We live in a time where information is easily accessible and comparison shopping is simply a way of life. So when consumers get online to do their res