Tag Archives: pontoons

Barletta set to complete expansion

Barletta Pontoon Boats, located in Bristol, Ind. announced that their new, 146,000 sq. ft. facility is set to go online for production by the end of April 2021. The facility, located on the Barletta Pontoon Boats 37-acre campus, includes 19,000 sq. ft. of office space which will be available for occupation starting in May of 2021. Barletta Pontoon Boats broke ...

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Pontoons at play

By David Gee When Ambrose Weeres, a rural Minnesota farmer and grain mill owner strapped a plywood sheet to two columns of 55-gallon steel drums to create the first pontoon boat in 1951, the idea was a relatively simple one. “I worked on it and designed the tubes, then a raft, and kept going until I had a boat,” explained ...

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Bennington expands Elkhart operations

Bennington, manufacturer of pontoon boats, announced the immediate expansion of its operations in Elkhart County. This growth includes adding jobs and investing in new facilities. Bennington has secured the property and 43,485-square-foot Center Six One Five building at 2707 County Road 15, Elkhart, IN 46514. This investment allows the company to add manufacturing space and jobs to increase output. The process of ...

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Anthem Marine straddles pontoons and surf boats with new Karma 23

Anthem Marine Karma 23

Anthem Marine announces the introduction of its new Karma 23, targeting water sports enthusiasts searching for the comfort of a pontoon combined with the performance of a surf boat. "We've built these boats with the latest technologies and best features to create something unique," said Anthem CEO Mark Overbye.  "Despite a pandemic and uncertainties, we’re committed to helping people have ...

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Godfrey unveils 2021 Sweetwater Xperience

Godfrey Marine announced its new line of pontoon boats aimed at providing owners superior value and premium versatility – the 2021 Sweetwater Xperience. “We’re very excited to announce our new Sweetwater Xperience pontoons,” says Janene Harness, project manager, Godfrey Marine. “We have built a reputation for delivering the highest quality boats and these new models are sure to please – ...

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Premier Marine announces 2021 model year lineup

Premier Marine announces 2021 lineup

Premier Marine has released their 2021 model year lineup. New models and features are below: Revolution: Available on Solaris, S-Series, Grand Majestic, and Intrigue models in lengths of 25’ and 27', the all new Premier Revolution includes a 360-degree rotating booth that allows you to face any direction with the easy push of a pedal. The table in the booth ...

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Manitou introduces 2021 pontoon lineup

BRP announced two new Manitou pontoon boat models for model year 2021. Combining luxury and sports performance, the Manitou LX replaces the Legacy and X-Plode models, to serve boaters in search of both extreme fun and complete relaxation. The Aurora LE, Manitou’s most accessible boat, now offers even more features as standard, and a completely redesigned VP hull to accommodate ...

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Market Trends: Room for everyone

By Adam Quandt Industry leaders across the recreation marine sector regularly preach the importance of selling the experience of boating, rather than just simply selling the product. With generous room aboard and the ever-increasing versatility of both pontoons and deck boats, manufacturers within these segments of the industry are consistently striving to provide the experience of boating to the many ...

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Barletta launches C-Class Series for 2020

Barletta Pontoon Boats released the C-Class series to add to their 2020 model year lineup. Designed and developed for the entry-level buyer, the same “DNA” that runs through the Barletta L-Class and E-Class can be found in the new C-Class. The C-Class will round out the Barletta offerings and present a full-line of pontoon boats that meet the high-end, mid-level ...

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Harris Pontoons launches new models with advanced digital functionality

Harris Pontoons officially launched the all-new Solstice 230 and 250 models. Both the 230 and the 250 are the first Harris pontoon models to offer CZone digital switching capabilities with best-in-class electrical infrastructure. The pre-programmed, single-touch modes give the boater ultimate control of the onboard electrical systems, offering a significantly enhanced experience with modern day luxury infused with intuitive technology ...

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