• Maui Jim Ikaika Sunglasses

    October 31, 2014
    Roy Sparks
    Hours of squinting from the glare and UV rays from the sun can make it a long day on the water, whether you’re fishing or cruising.
  • Lillipad Diving Boards Top Winner

    Web Exclusive October 29, 2014
    LilliPad Diving Boards announced its flagship product, a diving board specifically designed for boats, has been named the Best New Product for 2015 at the Northern Wholesale Marine Super Show.
  • Hurricane SunDeck Sport 201 OB

    October 27, 2014
    Boat Test Monday
    The more people the better, right? Hurricane seems to agree with this statement with the release of its redesigned SunDeck Sport.
  • Larson Goes Electric!

    October 24, 2014
    The fact this boat is electric isn't the only cool thing about it. It's going overseas!
  • Pirate Cove Resort

    October 24, 2014
    The 16th century was a good time to be a pirate. During the war the English had with the Spanish, pirates were “encouraged” by Queen Elizabeth to plunder the Spanish fleets whenever and however they pleased.
  • The pontoon boat of the future

    Web Exclusive October 21, 2014
    Part of my job here at PDB is to peruse the Internet. Nobody ever actually gave me this assignment. I took it on without being asked because I’m amazeballs like that.
  • How To Deck Out Your Boat

    October 21, 2014
    Part of the fun of holidays is going bonkers with decorations. But decorating a boat can be a little trickier than decorating your living room, as a boat tends to move a lot more.
  • PlayCraft PowerToon Xtreme 2700

    October 20, 2014
    Boat Test Monday
    We’re used to seeing a wide range of color from this manufacturer who is known in this industry for building sporty, well-built, go fast pontoons.
  • Boats In The Wind

    October 17, 2014
    Picture this: you’re out on your pontoon boat enjoying time with friends and family. You feel a slight breeze, but you think nothing of it. A breeze isn't something to worry about.
  • From Factory To Family

    October 16, 2014
    Brady L. Kay
    As I stood in the Starcraft Marine plant with the iPad in my hand, I was very aware of the eyes that were on me as I assisted with the final inspection of the SunChaser 8522
  • Manitou 25 Legacy SRS SHP

    October 13, 2014
    Boat Test Monday
    With this Legacy it’s all about being versatile as Manitou has created a solid multi-use boat from bow to stern. With a dual-purpose theme, comfort and performance never looked so good.
  • PDB Install: Garmin 441

    October 10, 2014
    When I received the Garmin 441 the first thing I noticed was how few buttons it had. Its sleek "go with anything" design is very appealing and complements the dash console on my pontoon very well.
  • Halloween Pontoon Cruises

    October 09, 2014
    So say you want to do something different for this Halloween and you either a) have a boat but don’t want to plan a big party or b) you can only wish you had a boat to plan a party on.
  • Sweetwater Premium Edition 240 SLR

    October 06, 2014
    Boat Test Monday
    With the plush rear-facing lounges in the stern, you might not ever want to drive again. Let someone else take the controls for a change; this is where you’ll want to be on this “take a nap” boat.
  • Smoker Craft is EXPANDING!

    October 03, 2014
    If you’re on this website, you already know what I’m about to say. The pontoon market is HOT right now. So hot in fact, Smoker Craft is telling us pontoon sales are a major reason behind its expansion.
  • South Bay PDB Adventures

    October 03, 2014
    One of the best things about Michigan is being surrounded by lakes. For those of you who have never been, it’s an incredibly beautiful state with gorgeous bodies of water.



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