• Griffith's Wawasee Marina

    November 29, 2013
    Feature
    Terry Griffith says he has clients who have been with the marina ever since his dad first bought the marina in 1946 and even some who have been associ
  • PDB Tested: Easy Fender

    November 27, 2013
    PDB Tested
    If you're constantly tying up to the same dock it's probably not a big deal, but when you tend to visit places with varying dock heights it can be a
  • Deluxe Neo Watersports Vest

    November 26, 2013
    Product
    Ergonomically designed for flexibility and comfort, this vest features soft, lightweight foam flotation; thin, flexible side panels; large armholes and thin shoulders so you have full mobility while participating in your favorite water sport activities.
  • Deadly Sins of Boat Maintenance

    November 26, 2013
    A boat is like a home away from home, but that doesn't mean it should be cleaned the same way.
  • Tahoe TAC 2485 RL

    November 25, 2013
    Boat Test Monday
    Brady L. Kay
    A better name for this boat might just be Transformer, based on its versatility. There is a lot to love on this boat which left a solid first impressi
  • Pontoon Sales Climbing

    Web Exclusive November 22, 2013
    News
    Two of the industry's sales-leading categories - aluminum pontoons and 11- to 40-foot fiberglass outboards - posted gains of more than 20 percent.
  • Hard work pays off on this fixer-upper

    November 22, 2013
    Feature
    There's something about buying a fixer-upper that Clint Weidert enjoys and he's able to work on all of his projects from his home in Urbana, Ill. As a
  • PDB Tested: Motorola

    November 20, 2013
    PDB Tested
    Roy Sparks
    We've become so dependent on our cell phones these days that despite our attempts to "leave it all behind" when we go boating, we tend to stress over
  • Aqua Flor

    Web Exclusive November 19, 2013
    Product
    If you feel like its time to get rid of the carpet in your boat, Aqua Flor has some options for you. The company makes an entire line of marine floor coverings, all of which are recyclable to their virgin state.
  • Sweetwater Premium Edition 220 SL

    November 18, 2013
    Boat Test Monday
    Brady L. Kay
    We were told this was a price-point boat, but we kept finding unique features that seemed to contradict that idea. Sweetwater proves you can have a qu
  • Bimini Clip

    Web Exclusive November 15, 2013
    Product
    Wet towels can be a pain. So this product caught our attention.
  • JL Audio teams up with JC

    November 15, 2013
    Feature
    Katie Burke
    What's the point of owning a boat that could host a party if you don't use it for such? More importantly, what's a party without great-sounding music?
  • 2014 Blue Water Power Top

    Web Exclusive November 13, 2013
    Industry
    With the touch of a button, the Blue Water Power Top comes up and down. The creative twist on a bimini provides plenty of shade and can act like your mooring cover when down.
  • PDB Tested: Shore Land Outdoors

    November 13, 2013
    PDB Tested
    Brady L. Kay
    I couldn't wait to try out the "first ever vertical fish measuring tool" when I stumbled upon the Shore Land Outdoors website last fall. Just catch, c
  • Starcraft Limited 256 Starlounger

    November 11, 2013 Published in the November 2013 issue
    Boat Test Monday
    Brady L. Kay
    Starcraft, who also builds a fiberglass line of deck boats, takes full advantage of its resources by incorporating a fiberglass rear-lounger section i
  • Drink Dinghy

    November 08, 2013
    Product
    Tired of constantly holding your drink up in the air while swimming or floating? Try the new Drink Dinghy! It's convenient and fun! Set your drink in the cup holder, attach the tether to your wrist or lifejacket and relax!
  • Taylor Made expand for pontoon industry

    November 08, 2013
    News
    Taylor Made Systems and Ameritex Fabric Systems have expanded their Rome City, Ind., facility in an effort to be closer to the growing pontoon industry.
  • A Look At The Future (Slideshow)

    November 08, 2013
    Brady L. Kay
    In this industry it's hard to keep a secret. As journalists we're always trying to get the scoop on our competition before big news is officially released.
  • Industry Game Changers (Slideshow)

    November 08, 2013
    PDB Staff Report
    It's that time of year again when manufacturers are eager to get the word out on the new model pontoons and deck boats, as well as significant changes being launched in 2014.
  • Playing The Odds (Slideshow)

    November 08, 2013
    Katie Burke
    Anyone out there want a free pontoon? Not an old junker, but a brand new Qwest LS Splash Pad? Any takers?
  • TurboSwing Install (Slideshow)

    November 08, 2013
    Brady L. Kay
    Tubing and pontoon boats go together like peanut butter and jelly. For decades, these family-style vessels have been putting smiles on the faces of tubers and with the increased performance capabilities offered today, those smiles have never been bigger.
  • Six value-driven deck boats

    November 08, 2013 Published in the November 2013 issue
    Feature
    Michael Deulley
    Deck boats can be the perfect way to spend a summer. Whether you're drifting lazily on the swells with your line in the water, towing your friend on h
  • PDB Tested: Rugged Shirt

    November 06, 2013 Published in the November 2013 issue
    PDB Tested
    Rugged Shark, known for quality boat shoes for serious anglers and regular boaters, recently debuted its men's high-performance apparel line and with
  • Sanpan 2500 DL

    November 04, 2013 Published in the November 2013 issue
    Boat Test Monday
    Brady L. Kay
    Designed for entertaining, this boat was hard to give back after our test. We could have relaxed all day on this model. The "DL" stands for dual loung
  • Battery Tips

    November 01, 2013 Published in the November 2013 issue
    Feature
    Roy Sparks
    The days are getting longer. The snow is finally giving away to warmer temperatures. And that unquenchable desire to go boating has reached its off-se