ePropulsion showcases electric pontoons

ePropulsion has announced that it has partnered with Tiny Boat Nation (TBNation). In collaboration with Mack Boring & Parts Company, ePropulsion’s distributor partner in the U.S., ePropulsion has sponsored TBNation’s all-electric, custom Pond-Tini Series 12 pontoon giveaway. “We are excited about our partnership with TBNation this year. Not only do they have deep roots in […]

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Nine Cool Pontoon Boat Features

The transformer bar, as seen aboard the Sylvan L5 DLZ Bar, lets you turn the back of the boat into a social focal point. Bill Doster Sometime between the era of your grandparents’ nightly putt-putt around the lake and the more recent trend of 20-somethings partying at the sandbar, pontoon boats became cool. Cool because […]

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On Michigan’s Sunrise Side, Cheboygan Shines

Photo Courtesy of Cheboygan Chamber of Commerce Discover the surprising small city at the Eastern edge of the Straits of Mackinac. By Kath Usitalo Visitors are waking up to the charm of Cheboygan, located at the top of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula along the US 23 Heritage Route. The area where the Cheboygan River meets Lake […]

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Brunswick Corporation to Expand For Wayne Facility

PHOTO COURTESY OF BRUNSWICK CORPORATION The Brunswick Corporation announced a new addition to its Fort Wayne, Indiana manufacturing facility. The new 17,000 square-foot building will be constructed next to the existing one, and used to produce fiberglass parts for the Harris and Cypress Cay brands. The expansion comes as the Harris brand has continued to […]

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Introducing the new BRP Rotax S engine

Hidden Horsepower BRP’s Rotax S outboard features stealth technology. Every inch of onboard space is precious, especially on boats less than 20 feet. Traditional outboard motors entered as marvels of space-saving design when introduced by Ole Evinrude in 1909. Now, BRP’s new Rotax S Outboard Engine with Stealth Technology takes space-saving to greater extremes. The […]

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2023 Manitou Explore 26 Navigator

The Explore 26 Navigator provides handling response reminiscent of a V-hulled sportboat. Bill Doster The Explore 26 Navigator offers bold new styling and a pair of potent 300 hp Mercury Verados. Go ahead. Slam that throttle down. The Explore responds by jumping onto plane in a scant 3.5 seconds, the same amount of time it takes to […]

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2023 Harris Solstice 230

The Solstice 230 offers comfort and security while underway. Bill Doster Harris’ Solstice 230 receives a welcome refresh for 2023. It starts at the fence line, where fewer perimeter rails provide a more modern, streamlined appearance. An updated logo badge does double duty, incorporating both docking and nav lights. Redesigned furniture features attractive accent textures […]

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2023 Sylvan L5 DLZ Bar

Underway or at rest, the L5 DLZ Bar is a seriously fun ride. Bill Doster Sylvan’s L5 DLZ Bar brings the party to this pontoon with a stern bar, complete with four pedestal stools to seat a thirsty crew. It’s a cool feature, though not always a practical one. Floor space is valuable when boat […]

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2023 Qwest E-Class 822 Splash Pad LTZ

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2023 Manitou Cruise 22 MAX Switchback

The Manitou V-Toon tritoon hull carves neat turns at speed. Bill Doster Manitou changed the shape of pontoons. The all-new Cruise 22 MAX Switchback model features the expansive MAX Deck that unlocks 38 square feet of unobstructed space for lounging, angling or toting a big tube. It’s unobstructed because the new and exclusive Rotax outboard […]

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Brunswick announces Fort Wayne expansion

Brunswick Corporation announced the expansion of its Fort Wayne manufacturing facility with a new 17,000 square feet freestanding building next to its existing facility, where the company will produce fiberglass parts for its Harris and Cypress Cay pontoon brands. The multi-million-dollar investment will reduce lead times, help manage costs and bring nearly 50 new jobs […]

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OPA Worlds Day 1—Jumpstarting the Recovery

<!– Racing: OPA Worlds Day 1—Jumpstarting the Recovery –> When Hurricane Ian hit the southwest coast of Florida on September 28, one of the areas struck hard was Englewood Beach. Since then, the town of about 19,300 residents has been busy repairing their homes, cleaning up their yards and getting closer to back to normal. […]

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First Twin V-10 Outboard-Powered Tritoon Showcased In Englewood Beach

<!– New Products: First Twin V-10 Outboard-Powered Tritoon Showcased In Englewood Beach –> Racers and fans in Englewood Beach, Fla., this weekend for the Offshore Powerboat Association Englewood Beach Waterfest World Championships will have brand-new—and at this point unique—engines to ogle before and after races. WMF Watercraft and Marine, an Avalon/Tahoe pontoon dealer that is […]

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Mercury Marine Unveils V10 Outboards

Mercury Marine introduces the industry’s first V10 outboards — the all-new 350 and 400hp Verado engines FOND DU LAC, Wis. (Nov. 15, 2022) — Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today introduced the industry’s first ever V10 outboard with the official launch of its all-new 5.7L 350 and 400hp Verado® outboard engines. […]

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Mercury Marine Introduces First V10 Outboard

Mercury Marine has introduced the world’s first V10 outboard as part of its Verado line, seen here on a Boston Whaler. Mercury Marine Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, today introduced the industry’s first ever V10 outboard with the official launch of its all-new 5.7L 350 and 400hp Verado® outboard engines. Consistent with the […]

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