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PONTOON GIRL® PARTY FAVORITES: Rope Photo Frame

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PONTOON GIRL® PARTY FAVORITES: Rope Photo Frame

Isn’t this the cutest way to feature your favorite boating memories.  Just get a simple frame… hot glue gun for some rope… and hang on a cleat! It’s so adorable. (photo source: Pinterest)

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PONTOON GIRL® PARTY FAVORITES: Bench Seat Cargo Net

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PONTOON GIRL® PARTY FAVORITES: Bench Seat Cargo Net

Speaking of gear, have you ever lost one shoe on your boat.  You have no idea what beach towel it got wrapped up in, which bag it went into, when it fell overboard, or what cubby it was placed into by mistake. But there it is gone.  How about this idea… repurpose a cargo net as a shoe holder.  It’s a perfect area and a perfect way to keep all shoes on board in pairs! (photo source: Pinterest)

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Be Aware - Things Change Quickly on a Pontoon

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Be Aware - Things Change Quickly on a Pontoon

OK, what do we mean by common sense, we are referring to operating a boat at a safe speed. Earlier we discussed the docking SLOW.  Which is key to not hitting anything.  But operating at a speed that you can handle is also key to success.  In addition, do not overload your boat, or should we say be aware of how you load the boat.  If everyone is on one side of the boat, including while you are anchored, you can tip.  Again, it’s common sense but often you forget when you’re not in motion! This rule also holds true...

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Plunk... Gurgle... I Hope You Have Insurance on Your Cell Phone

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Plunk... Gurgle... I Hope You Have Insurance on Your Cell Phone

  Tip #3 Other than keeping your phone in your car, how do you make sure you have a dry phone onboard? Well, it’s not super difficult.  Sure… there are more ways for it to get wet, but other than dropping it overboard get a dry bag. A dry bag can come in handy for your clothes, wallet, purse, cash… and phone.  But what if you want to use your phone. Insert rolling eyes… you’re on a boat, other than checking the GPS, Weather, or submitting your photos to Pontoon Girl (hint) – enjoy the beautiful nature around you!  Put...

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Fun Boat Party Ideas to Celebrate Spring!

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Fun Boat Party Ideas to Celebrate Spring!

AHHHHHHHH Spring! If you need an excuse to have a party on your boat... why not celebrate the first day of spring?!? I looked up on Pinterest and found these TWO great ideas. Super easy and spring time breezy. I'm so in love with this fruit cup... seriously.   How easy and what an impact.  Just make at home and bring on the pontoon to assemble.  EASY!!!  OH, and healthy!   LINK to the Flower Fruit Cup   Next... the spring time punch!  YUMMMMMMMM  Anything pink is awesome, right?!     LINK to Spring Punch Happy Spring!  (finally) OH... and you...

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