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By: Ashley Lizzi
January 27th, 2022

If you’re in the market for a new pontoon and have stumbled upon Barletta, you may have noticed there’s something different about the way these pontoon boats are built.

By: Olivia Hudak
January 24th, 2022

If you’re a boat owner you know that there’s an entire vocabulary that comes along with being on the water.  Nautical terms become second nature and soon you’re teaching others how to remember which side is the port side.  (Port and left both have four letters).

By: Ashley Lizzi
January 17th, 2022

So you’ve just bought your first pontoon boat.  You kicked off boating season with a new ride and it’s everything you could have hoped for in a boat.  The family is comfortable, everyone has their own spot to kick back while you cruise.

By: Ashley Lizzi
January 13th, 2022

Where do you live?  Are you in a state that gets chilly in the winter?  Do temps dip down below zero mid-January leaving you dreaming of the boating season?  Is your hometown known for the hot sun and warm temps?

By: Ashley Lizzi
November 4th, 2021

You’re planning on buying a new pontoon boat, and you’re starting to make a list of accessories you will need in order to get on the water.

By: Ashley Lizzi
September 29th, 2021

If you’ve got kids at home, you may have searched the internet for the most family-friendly vehicle.  If so, you’ve read articles about minivans, SUVs, or even the original family-mobile, the station wagon.

By: Ashley Lizzi
September 13th, 2021

Boat dogs are a captain’s best friend, and that’s exactly the reason my dog Chunk is the first one to board our pontoon boat every time we take off.  The minute he hears the words “boat ride” he takes off for the port side gate where he waits patiently for us to let him onto our Barletta pontoon boat.  

By: Ashley Lizzi
August 3rd, 2021

We use technology in almost every aspect of our lives.  From online shopping to ordering pizza to conducting business meetings, there’s an app for that.  Heck, there’s even an app that connects to my toothbrush and reports back how well of a job I did brushing.

By: Ashley Lizzi
June 25th, 2021

If you’re new to the boating scene, you might be trying to soak up every bit of knowledge before hitting the water.  I assume that’s what brought you to this blog and I commend you for wanting to learn everything you need to know in order to be a safe boater. 

By: Ashley Lizzi
June 15th, 2021

My boat docking situation is less than favorable.  Let me set the scene.  My pontoon boat, including the motor, comes in around 29’ in total length.  Our dock is located in a narrow channel and the pier itself runs parallel to the seawall.