Pure Watercraft announces West Virginia manufacturing plans

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice recently announced that Pure Watercraft, a direct-to-consumer provider of high-performance electric boats, has executed an agreement with the State of West Virginia to manufacture its electric pontoon boats in Beech Bottom, West Virginia. “This is truly an incredible day for West Virginia,” said Governor Jim Justice, “Pure Watercraft is a […]

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Barletta to Expand Bristol Manufacturing Facility

A ground breaking ceremony is planned for late summer/early fall this year for Barletta’s new 184,000 square foot production facility at its plant in Bristol, Indiana. The addition will expand the pontoon manufacturer’s footprint to over 425,000 square feet, and is expected to create over 200 new jobs, with the facility planned to be available […]

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Pontoon Boat Maintenance Tips

Copious flushing and a soft-bristled brush keep side panels and other areas free of grime and grit. Capt. Vincent Daniello Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Pontoon boats invite on-water relaxation. But sometimes a ’toon’s laid-back persona makes it easy […]

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Performance-Oriented Pontoon Dealership Opens Southwest Florida Location

When it comes selling Avalon and Tahoe pontoon boats decked out with custom paint, massive sound systems and Mercury Racing outboard engines, Delaware-based WMF Watercraft and Marine is an industry leader. That’s because Bill Forenski, the multi-location dealership’s founder and owner, is a longtime go-fast powerboat enthusiast who currently owns an MTI 340X catamaran he […]

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A Little Town with a Big Personality

Photo Courtesy of Wayne County Tourism A fun town with a big boating presence, Sodus Point is a boater’s paradise situated on a beautiful bay on the southern shores of Lake Ontario. Though the town may be small, it is vibrant. As Yoda would say: “Size matters not.” By Margaret Steiss Sodus Point, New York, […]

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Ingenity: The Decibel Test

The world – and the water – can be a noisy place. Peace and quiet on a fully-electric boat is what Ingenity is all about. With a battery capacity up to 126 kWh, topping out at 30 mph, and capable of 14 hours of use per charge, Ingenity has you covered on every front. But just how […]

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