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Ashley Lizzi

Barletta Content Manager, 9+ years Manufacturer Marketing, Brand Management, Customer Experience, and life-long boater.

By: Ashley Lizzi
March 29th, 2023

If you’re in the market for a recreational boat and don’t know where to start, you’re in the right place. A few of the top consideration points when shopping for a new boat include length, floorplan, and safety.

By: Ashley Lizzi
March 9th, 2023

As I stroll out to the pontoon boat for the first ride of the season, I’ve got my boat keys, sunnies, and a full Yeti in hand. The boat is gassed up, clean, and ready for its maiden voyage.

By: Ashley Lizzi
February 27th, 2023

Pontoon boats have come a long way from the original floating deck with stiff blue carpet. Everything from the exterior look to the electronics onboard has seen a massive glow-up in the last 10-20 years.

By: Ashley Lizzi
February 15th, 2023

As a lifelong boater, I can say with confidence that most people who step foot on a boat enjoy their time on the water. Boating is a lifestyle that has become increasingly popular over the last handful of years with a huge uptick in 2020.

By: Ashley Lizzi
January 27th, 2023

As a new boater, Joe has just started his journey from renting a boat yearly to buying one of his own. After easing into the lifestyle, he’s confident that this is something he and his family will want to keep doing throughout their lifetime.

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By: Ashley Lizzi
January 16th, 2023

When is the best time to buy a boat? Well, that depends on your situation. If you’re looking to get into something fast and it’s the middle of summer, then you’re at the mercy of the dealer and what they have in stock.

By: Ashley Lizzi
December 16th, 2022

As a boater, pulling the boat out and storing it for the winter can be really depressing. I dread this every year and wonder how I'm going to stay busy in my off time during the cold months. Boating brings so much joy to my family and me that we start the countdown to spring immediately.

By: Ashley Lizzi
October 28th, 2022

As a boater, the last thing you want to think about is winter. Now there are those lucky captains that live in a part of the country that stays warm year-round. Regardless of where you boat, there are likely to be chilly months when the boat is not in use.

By: Ashley Lizzi
October 14th, 2022

If you live in a part of the country that gets cold (freezing cold) in the winter, you most likely plan to winterize your boat. Doing so starts before the boat is pulled out of the water and can take a decent amount of time depending on the process that’s best for your boat.

By: Ashley Lizzi
October 10th, 2022

If you boat in a part of the country that begins to get chilly come September, you understand what a bummer the end of the boating season can be. This is usually the time you have to start thinking about what your winterization process will look like.