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5 Best Marine Speakers Reviewed and Compared

There are a number of speakers available for marine applications.  In fact, just about every speaker manufacturer makes a marine model which would be suitable for a pontoon boat or any other boat. Personally, I think the most important factor in choosing a marine speaker for any boat is that …

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11 Ways to Speed Up a Slow Pontoon Boat

The biggest mistake that you can make when buying a new pontoon boat is not buying enough horsepower. Nobody ever regretted buying too many horses, but budget concerns can often limit that part of the equation. Still, just because your boat may not have twin 300hp engines doesn’t mean it …

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Airhead Hot Dog Towable Tube In-Depth Review

My son (center) and two of his friends (faces blurred for privacy) on the Airhead Hot Dog. This is the three-seater version. Airhead also makes a 5-seater version of this tube.  This picture shows three kids on the tube, but teens and smaller adults will fit just fine.I got the Airhead …

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21 Best Towable Tubes for Kids

This is what boating is all about… flipping people around on tubes at break-neck speed until they can’t stand the fear any longer and are launched off into the cold lake 🙂 Kids love few things more than getting flipped around the lake on a tube, but having the wrong …

How to Install a Downrigger on a Pontoon Boat

Lately I’ve been addicted to Kokanee Salmon fishing in Idaho lakes, which often requires the use of a downrigger.  A downrigger is simply a miniature crane which lowers a heavy 6 or 12 pound ball down into the water and hooks onto your fishing line to hold it at a …