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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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Does Your Boat Need to Go On A Diet?

  Tip #14 Do you have a fat boat? Well, here’s the deal, if you’re hosting a party you certainly can be! On your boat you have a placard for the number of people or weight allowed on board.  This is a which ever comes first rule.  Our marina rents pontoon and fishing boats and we run into this often when it comes to children. For example, on a fishing boat it states 4 people or 560lbs.  Well… if you have an adult that weights 150 and four kids that each weigh 50lbs… the weight is only 350lbs.  But that’s over the limit because the number of people is a maximum of 4! Each body counts.  Same holds true for...

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There's a Whole Lot of Sun and Fun on a Boat... But That Can Be a Bad Thing, Too.

There’s a whole lot of fun in the sun waiting on a boat – but the opposite side of this is true if you're not careful. Today’s topic is both Hydration and sunblock! The sun in moderation is good.  Too much sun and you could end up dehydrated and burnt.  Both are no fun and can actually be a medical hazard on the lake. Even though you are surrounded by water, it seems ironic you can become dehydrated, but both the sun and drinking alcohol will contribute.  Be careful and be mindful of your guests!  (Hey… another thing if your group is the out of control partying type… make sure to them to use a garbage bag, plastic style OR...

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Four Things You Must Have on Every Boat Ride

What do a flashlight, mirror, garbage bags and duct tape have in common? They are all things you need on your boat.  Even if it’s a day trip…   It might seem like a strange combination but start with duct tape.  It fixes anything.  From that small pinhole leak in your air mattress to an actual hole in your boat or hose…  It’s not a permanent cure all, but it sure can be a nice fix! The garbage bags might seem like an obvious "go to" on a boat.  After all, there’s not a lot of room so it’s best to get the stinky garbage contained in a sack that repels water, right?!?! But what about if it rains… ever thought...

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