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Master The Raft-Up With These Simple Tips

June 20, 2013

At one time or another, you’ve probably seen a group of boats banded together in a floating, fun-loving, makeshift community.  And when you see everyone swimming, grilling, laughing, dancing and generally having a great time, you might just ask yourself: How can I join the party? Raft-ups are great way to enjoy spending time with friends, family and, occasionally, complete strangers. As with any worthwhile endeavor, however, there are both time-honored traditions and unwritten rules one...    Read More ]

Godfrey Pontoons Summer Kickoff Photo Contest

June 14, 2013

Summer is finally here! And to celebrate the chance to get back out on the water, we just launched the Godfrey Pontoons Summer Kickoff Photo Contest! Through July 7, just click here to upload your favorite pics taken onboard or near your Sanpan, Aqua Patio or Sweetwater pontoon. One winner will receive a $50 gift card and a full summer of bragging rights! It’s never been easier to participate because now all entries and voting will be done via Facebook. We invite you to enter up to 10 photos...    Read More ]

What To Do When You Run Aground

June 11, 2013

It’s not if…it’s when. No matter how prepared you are, no matter how alert you are, no matter what your chart plotter/sonar/depth gauge says, one of these days, you’re going to come to an abrupt stop against your will. And if it hasn’t happened yet, you just wait. But it doesn’t have to be the end of your boating day. And if you follow these steps, you can limit the damage done and the time it takes to free your vessel from its embarrassing perch. EVALUATE We’re...    Read More ]

Tips For Boating After The Sun Goes Down

June 3, 2013

Even with endlessly long summer days, sooner or later you may want to stretch your boating fun past sunset and into the evening. And while there are some things you need to consider before you take this step, you are missing out on half the fun if you only hit the water under blue skies. Here’s what you need to know to be safe when the sun goes down. SLOW DOWN Cruising under the moonlight can make you feel like you’ve got the place to yourself. More than likely, you don’t. You’ll...    Read More ]