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Pontoon Boat Layout Ideas

Pontoon boats wouldn’t be called the most versatile watercraft in the world if they weren’t customizable, right? Of course not. Especially with the advancements in manufacturing we enjoy today, you can customize your pontoon boat design to fit exactly what you like to do—whether it’s cruising and lounging, fishing, socializing, skiing and tubing, or anything […]

2018 Houston Summer Boat Show

Show Hours Wednesday June 13 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday June 14 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM ‘Bring A Buddy’ BOGO special 11AM-1PM Friday June 15 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM Saturday June 16 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM Sunday June 17 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

How Do Lifting Strakes Work?

When you want your pontoon boat to go faster, or ride smoother in rough waters, you would benefit from having lifting strakes. But what are lifting strakes? What do they do? And do you have them already? Chances are, if you’ve purchased a 3 tube pontoon boat in the last several years (and certainly if […]

Pontoon Boat Safety

Did you know that May 19-25, 2018, is National Safe Boating Week? We take safety very seriously here at Manitou, and we wanted to share some statistics and tips to to promote pontoon boat safety—not just this week, but throughout the year. In 2016, there were over 4400 recreational boating accidents, which resulted in 701 […]

How to Improve Pontoon Boat Performance

The power and performance of pontoon boats is becoming less of a secret and more of an expected feature for potential buyers. Nobody wants to give up the social aspect of the floating living room, but as engines get bigger and designs get sleeker (particularly with our V-Toon technology), pontoons—already the most versatile vessels on […]

Dock Party

New boat demo rides! 9 AM to 5 PM daily    

Can a Pontoon Boat Pull a Skier?

One of the absolute greatest attributes of a pontoon boat has always been its versatility. There is no other boat on the water that lets people do as many things as a pontoon boat does. Fishing, of course. Cruising with family and friends (and fitting a lot of them comfortably), yes. Socializing, swimming, dining—pontoon boats […]