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The Unwritten Rules of Boating Etiquette

April 30, 2013

Even if you’re new to boating, you probably already know the basics about the “Rules of the Road.” Those are the general things you need to know when operating your boat, especially when there are other boats in the area such as how to know who has the right of way and when...

2013 Sanpan Brand Video

April 30, 2013

As the leading ultra-luxury pontoon line, Sanpan welcomes you aboard by setting the standard in cutting-edge design, high-end comfort and incredible entertainment options. The pillow-top furniture calls to mind your home media room and the wide selection of seating layouts means you can get the...

2013 Sweetwater Brand Video

April 30, 2013

Sweetwater is all about maximum value for any budget. That means you can get your family on the water quickly and comfortably without breaking the bank. No pontoon line offers more floorplan options than Sweetwater, so you can find just the right layout for your crew. Whether you enjoy boat...

2013 Aqua Patio Brand Video

April 30, 2013

Who says you can't have it all? Aqua Patio is all about superior performance, cutting-edge design, unbelievable comfort, and cool features you can't find anywhere else. With an incredible number of upgrade options available, you can create exactly the boat you want. Whether it's interior and...

2013 Godfrey Pontoons Full Line Brand Video

April 30, 2013

Godfrey Pontoon Boats represent everything that family boating is all about. And no one offers a bigger range of deck layouts, comfortable easy-care furniture, entertainment centers, and high-performance options that will run with any boat on the water. You see it's not about getting away from it...

Godfrey Pontoons Construction Pt 1 — Upholstery

April 30, 2013

How does Godfrey Pontoons make sure the seating on your pontoon is the highest quality in the industry? We have our own Upholstery & Sewing Shop with experienced, professional craftsmen working on each and every boat. http://204.232.205.47/~nauticgl/content/blogartwork/SW_2286_FC_24.jpg

Godfrey Pontoons Construction Pt 4 — Quality Control

April 30, 2013

See for yourself the detailed quality control process all Godfrey Pontoons go through before they ever leave the factory! http://204.232.205.47/~nauticgl/content/blogartwork/Aqua_Patio_250_Express_Running_LO-RES.jpg

Godfrey Pontoons Construction Pt 3 — Final Assembly Stages

April 30, 2013

Go behind the scenes with the production team from Godfrey Pontoons to see the finishing stages of construction for Sanpan, Aqua Patio & Sweetwater Pontoons! http://204.232.205.47/~nauticgl/content/blogartwork/AP_240_OB_Elite_running_LO-RES.jpg

Godfrey Pontoons Construction Pt 2 — Initial Assembly Stages

April 30, 2013

Get an up-close look at the first stages of assembly for Sanpan, Aqua Patio & Sweetwater pontoons! http://204.232.205.47/~nauticgl/content/blogartwork/Aqua_Patio_Running_Turn.jpg

The ABCs of Launch & Retrieve

April 22, 2013

With the exception of docking, the one part of trailer boating that strikes the most fear in the hearts of new boaters has got to the launch ramp. Sure, it can be stressful the first few times, but here’s the good news: As long as you follow these easy tips, launching and retrieving your...

Docking Anxiety? These Tips Will Ease Your Trip To The Slip

April 15, 2013

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...

Basic Boating Behavior For Beginners

April 10, 2013

  Okay new boaters…why do you think they call it the “Rules of the Road” if you’re on the water? Well, despite the confusing name, it’s all about relating your boat-operating experience to something you’re likely already familiar with…driving a car....

Could Your Boat Pass A Vessel Safety Check?

April 4, 2013

  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...

A Closer Look: Sanpan 2200 BC

April 3, 2013

When you're ready to step up to an ultra-luxury pontoon, there's really only one option: Sanpan. And with the Sanpan 2200 BC, you get all the incredible standard features, high-quality construction, and the most comfortable, hand-built furniture on the market. This particular model is popular...

A Closer Look: Sanpan 2500

April 3, 2013

As the unrivaled, industry-leading luxury pontoon model, the Sanpan 2500 represents the pinnacle of quality and style. With sumptuous furniture-style seating and a beautiful upgraded details throughout, you know you've made it when you're at the helm.

A Closer Look: Sanpan 2500 FE

April 3, 2013

If you've got a big family, the Sanpan 2500 FE just might be the answer you've been looking for to get everyone together and create some priceless memories. Loaded with luxurious standard features, the 2500 FE has something for everyone to make the most of your precious time together.

A Closer Look: Sanpan 2500 SL

April 3, 2013

With an stylish and practical new room-for-two Sun Lounge design, the Sanpan 2500 SL is perfect for catching some rays or just relaxing while the youngsters are swimming. And with the numerous upgraded standard features, you will know that comfort and style go hand-in-hand.

A Closer Look: Sanpan 2500 UL

April 3, 2013

Don't leave anyone at the dock when you get underway aboard the new Sanpan 2200 UL, with dozens of upgraded features including a unique U-shaped oversized lounge that brings everyone into the conversation.

A Closer Look: Aqua Patio 200

April 3, 2013

Featuring some of the favorite features of its larger siblings in a more compact package, the Aqua Patio 200 is big on style.

A Closer Look: Aqua Patio 220

April 3, 2013

Ready to kick back and enjoy your day on the water? The Aqua Patio 220 has everything you need to relax including oversized chaise lounges.

A Closer Look: Aqua Patio 220 AD

April 3, 2013

With an oversized aft deck, plenty of room to move around, overstuffed chaise lounges, and easy water access to the water, the Aqua Patio 220 AD is built for fun.

A Closer Look: Aqua Patio 220 DF

April 3, 2013

Got a family that likes to fish as much as they enjoying cruising and watersports? The Aqua Patio 220 DF is guaranteed to give you the best of both worlds.

A Closer Look: Aqua Patio 220 SL

April 3, 2013

Designed for the perfect day in the sun, the Aqua Patio 220 SL is an amazingly refined pontoon with the best list of upgraded standard features in the industry, and clever rear-facing lounges that ensure everyone has a great view and a comfortable seat.

A Closer Look: Aqua Patio 220-4

April 3, 2013

Make the most of every sunny day with the trailerable Aqua Patio 220-4, featuring plenty of storage and four convenient entry gates.

A Closer Look: Aqua Patio 240

April 3, 2013

When you're looking for the perfect performance-oriented family cruising pontoon, it's time to check out the incredible Aqua Patio 240.

A Closer Look: Aqua Patio 240 SL

April 3, 2013

Designed with rear-facing lounges contoured to be the ultimate in comfortable seating, the Aqua Patio 240 SL takes relaxation to a whole new level on GX50 soft-touch vinyl.

A Closer Look: Aqua Patio 240 OB Elite

April 3, 2013

With a head-turning design and a performance-oriented triple-toon package, the all-new Aqua Patio 240 OB Elite is a new milestone in pontoon refinement. And with a distinctive rear-facing rumble seat that converts to an oversized sunpad with the push of a button, this boat is an exciting look at...

A Closer Look: Aqua Patio 240-4

April 3, 2013

Providing convenient access in and out, the Aqua Patio 240-4 features four gates for an active family and loads of seating for relaxing after a hard day of play.

A Closer Look: Aqua Patio 250 WB

April 3, 2013

If you're ready for the ultimate entertaining pontoon, look no further than the Aqua Patio 250 WB with a full wet bar with two stools, LED-lit cup holders, even an amphitheater sound system.

A Closer Look: Aqua Patio 250 Express

April 3, 2013

Sometimes you just need to pull out all the stops and design a boat that's beyond anyone's wildest expectations. A boat that makes everyone who sees it stop and say...WOW! That's just what Godfrey Pontoons has done with the amazing new Aqua Patio 250 Express. From the gleaming metallic silver...

A Closer Look: Sweetwater Premium Edition 200

April 3, 2013

When it comes to a day on the water, you can't have too much comfortable seating or too much storage. The Sweetwater Premium Edition 200 is designed to provide plenty of both.

A Closer Look: Sweetwater Premium Edition 200 DF

April 3, 2013

Whether you're casting a line from one of four standard fish seats conveniently placed in the bow and stern or kicking back the cozy stern chaise lounge, the Sweetwater Premium Edition 200 DF has something for everyone.

A Closer Look: Sweetwater Premium Edition 220

April 3, 2013

With oversized chaise lounges, the Sweetwater Premium Edition 220 has a perfect spot for everyone to kick back and enjoy the day out on the water.

A Closer Look: Sweetwater Premium Edition 220 DF Coastal Edition

April 3, 2013

Designed specifically for fishing in saltwater environments, the Sweetwater Premium Edition 220 Deluxe Fish Coastal Edition features an all-new aft fishing prep and storage area, a Lowrance fish finder and a full vinyl decking option for easy maintenance. 

A Closer Look: Sweetwater Premium Edition 220 SL

April 3, 2013

Featuring the perfect combination of high-quality construction, upgraded comfort and incredible standard features, the Sweetwater Premium Edition 220 SL is an inspired addition to the Godfrey Pontoons family. With twin, aft-facing sun lounges, the 220 SL is all about fun in the sun. Add in...

A Closer Look: Sweetwater Premium Edition 220 WB

April 3, 2013

Capt. Steve walks us through the incredible Sweetwater Premium Edition 220 Wet Bar from Godfrey Pontoons.

A Closer Look: Sweetwater Premium Edition 240-4

April 3, 2013

The ultimate in convenience, the Sweetwater Premium Edition 240-4 offers four convenient entry gates for the active family, and lots of comfortable seating and storage options to make the most out of your day on the water.

A Closer Look: Sweetwater Premium Edition 240

April 3, 2013

The Sweetwater Premium Edition 240 represents all the incredible value of Godfrey Pontoons Sweetwater Series, but adds plenty of refined upgraded features such as luxurious soft-touch vinyl, head-turning graphics and finely crafted trim details.

A Closer Look: Sweetwater Premium Edition 240 DF Coastal Edition

April 3, 2013

With industry-leading quality and a surprising number of built-in fishing features, the Sweetwater Premium Edition 240 DF Coastal Edition is the angler-friendly version of Sweetwater's best-selling pontoon. While you have all the upgraded, refined features of the Sweetwater Premium series including...

A Closer Look: Sweetwater Premium Edition 240 Wet Bar

April 3, 2013

Capt. Steve walks us through the incredible Sweetwater Premium Edition 240 Wet Bar from Godfrey Pontoons. 

A Closer Look: Sweetwater 1570

April 3, 2013

It's the best of the Sweetwater line in a more compact design! The Sweetwater 1570 is an easy-to-operate, easy-to-trailer small pontoon that's big on style.

A Closer Look: Sweetwater 1770

April 3, 2013

Making the most of every bit of space, the easy-to-trailer Sweetwater 1770 is designed to make the most of every available sunny day opportunity.

A Closer Look: Sweetwater 1880

April 3, 2013

Don't miss out on any fun during your boating season with the Sweetwater 1880, which has a compact, trailerable design to get to the water and back with ease.

A Closer Look: Sweetwater 1880 FC

April 3, 2013

Catering to every kind of boater, the Sweetwater 1880 FC has a lot to offer with four standard fish seats and an ultra-comfortable chaise lounge.

A Closer Look: Sweetwater 2086 BF

April 3, 2013

Looking for the perfect combination of full-featured fishing boat and family-friendly cruiser? Look no further than the Sweetwater 2086 BF, which covers all the bases with style.

A Closer Look: Sweetwater 2286

April 3, 2013

Designed to maximize open deck space and easy access to the water, along with comfortable chaise lounges, the Sweetwater 2286 is the perfect boat for entertaining friends and family.

A Closer Look: Sweetwater 2286 TT

April 3, 2013

Built for high-performance pontooning, the Sweetwater 2286 TT features a triple-toon package, along with the Sweetwater-exclusive T.O.T.A.L. package with full underdeck aluminum skin. This boat is also configured with the Launch Pad system for quick-planing and superior handling.

A Closer Look: Sweetwater Sunrise 186 F

April 3, 2013

The sweetest 18-foot fishing pontoon out there, the Sweetwater Sunrise 186 F comes complete with a livewell, three removable fishing chairs and a rear boarding platform.

A Closer Look: Sweetwater Sunrise 206 C

April 3, 2013

Cruise in the Sweetwater 206 C with confidence knowing that you're driving the best 20-foot pontoon value on the water with plenty of seating and a pop-up changing room.

Boat Show Season Rolls On!

April 2, 2013

You can find Sanpan, Aqua Patio & Sweetwater pontoons at these boat shows this week! Gulf Coast Yacht & Boat Super Show (Legendary Marine); Traverse City Boat Show (Long Lake Marina); Lake Region Boat & RV Show (Blakes Marine).