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Who's Got The Fever This Weekend?

March 30, 2012

If you've got boating fever in upstate New York this weekend, you're in luck! The 2012 Great Upstate Boat Show is being held at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury, and our friends from Saratoga Boat Works will have a great selection of Sanpan, Aqua Patio and Sweetwater pontoons. There will be activities for the whole family, and you can register to win prizes throughout the weekend. Click here for a coupon for discounted tickets....    Read More ]

Love Boating But Hate Docking?

March 29, 2012

You can ask any group of new boaters what they like least about boating, and nine out of 10 will say docking. That’s everyone from twin-screw cruiser pilots all the way down to the tiller-handled outboard jon boat fisherman. Your heart starts pounding, your palms start sweating, and you are desperately trying to remember all the “advice” you’ve ever been given about how to do it properly.  But it doesn’t have to be that way. Nope. There are a few things to remember,...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Sweetwater 220 DL

March 28, 2012

Designed around an innovative rear-facing contoured double lounge, the Sweetwater 220 DL is literally built for comfort. Whether your day on the water calls for fishing, cruising or tubing with the kids, this versatile pontoon boat will serve you well. Captain Steve gives us a close-up look... ...    Read More ]

Pontoon Spy Pic...shhhhhhh

March 22, 2012

What's one of the advantages of a triple-tube set-up? How about being able to rig 300 ragin' horses on the back of the boat for unbelievable performance and handling that competes with anything else on the water? We caught this Aqua Patio 240 out back before it was shipped out on top-secret assignment to parts unknown. You saw nothing... ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Sweetwater 2086

March 21, 2012

Captain Steve walks us through the Sweetwater incredible value pontoon that's packed with standard features, plenty of seating and tons of storage. In fact, this boat can be configured with several different seating and storage options so it's a boat you can adapt for your own boating lifestyle. ...    Read More ]

Is Your Boat Ready For A Safety Check?

March 20, 2012

You’re out enjoying a great day on the water when all of the sudden you get approached by the local boating law enforcement. Whether it’s a DNR agent, a sheriff marine patrol or the U.S. Coast Guard, they will know exactly what to look for to see if you pass a basic vessel safety check. Do you know, without a doubt, that you’ve got everything covered? If not, the time to make sure is now, before you ever leave your driveway or marina. Here are some of the basic items that are sure...    Read More ]

Is Your Boat Ready For The Water?

March 16, 2012

You’ve spent all winter dreaming about getting your boat back in the water. But are you really ready? Some of the things you may take for granted once the season is under way have a way of getting misplaced, out-of-date or run down during those months of inactivity. So what’s the best way to make sure you’ve got everything properly squared away for a fun and “uneventful” first launch? Just follow this handy pre-launch checklist! • Keep it legal. In the weeks leading...    Read More ]

Boat Show Fever Continues!

March 15, 2012

It's not too late to catch a boat show this season...go have some fun and get a great deal. The time is right to get your boat delivered in time to enjoy a looooooong summer on the water. This week, you can find YOUR Godfrey Pontoon at: The All Valley Boat Show, McAllen, Texas — March 14-18 — Ron Hoover Marine Spring Boating Expo, Novi, Michigan — March 15-18 — Hideaway Yacht Sales, Freeway Sports Center & Krupa's Boat Mart Edmonton Boat & Sportsman Show, Edmonton,...    Read More ]

And the winner is...

March 11, 2012

Congratulations to George Bowersox for winning the most recent Godfrey Pontoons Owner's Photo Contest! George won a $50 Visa Gift Card just for taking a great shot of his boat in action. To enter the next round, just upload your best pic here... ...    Read More ]

Where In The World Is Godfrey Pontoons This Week? 3.2.12

March 1, 2012

Rapids Mall Boat Show — March 1-4 — Edgewater Marine Fargo Sportsmen’s Show — March 1-4 — McLaughlin’s Boat & RV Lake Sara Boat Show — March 1-4 — Lake Sara Marina Portland Boat Show — March 1-4 — Moose Landing Marina Kamloops Boat Show — Mar. 2-4 — Little River Boat World Greater Philadelphia Boat Show — Mar. 2-4 — Dinbokowitz Marine & Ducky’s Boats Mid Canada Boat Show — March 3-6 — Alliance...    Read More ]