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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 it’s okay to pass another vessel. But there is another category of customs and traditions that help us, as boaters, get along independently while respecting that right for others. We’ll just call...    Read More ]

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 exterior lighting packages, striking rail skin inserts, integrated wake towers or luminescent Carbon Fiber Pearl vinyl, you can enjoy all the seating, storage and ease-of-operation that pontoons are known for...    Read More ]

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 all. It's about getting out there and getting to the good stuff. When it comes to pontoon performance, quality and innovation, Godfrey Pontoons is the industry leader. But that only makes sense. You see,...    Read More ]

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.    Read More ]

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!    Read More ]

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!    Read More ]

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!    Read More ]

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 boat will become second-nature in no time. Before You Hit The Road Don’t even leave your driveway unless you check a few things first. Make sure your trailer tires are inflated to the correct pressure....    Read More ]

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 are desperately trying to remember all the “advice” you’ve ever been given about how to do it properly.  But it doesn’t have to be that way. Nope. There are a few things...    Read More ]

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. But, although they may have some things in common, it’s important that you take some time to understand the differences. You see, these rules are all about avoiding the single biggest critical incident...    Read More ]

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 check. Do you know, without a doubt, that you’ve got everything covered? If not, the time to make sure is now, before you ever leave your driveway or marina. Here are some of the basic items that...    Read More ]

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. ...    Read More ]

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. ...    Read More ]

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. ...    Read More ]

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. ...    Read More ]

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. ...    Read More ]

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. ...    Read More ]

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. ...    Read More ]

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 the future of pontoons. ...    Read More ]

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. ...    Read More ]

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. ...    Read More ]

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 fiberglass forward and rear fenders that reveal comfortable and functional rear-facing rumble seats, to the standard blue LED interior lights and striking optional under deck and swim lights, to the aggressive...    Read More ]

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). ...    Read More ]