Choosing an aluminum fishing boat when the selection is enormous is at best difficult. If you are attending […]
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Campion WS 23 wake surf boat…stiff competition for the wake boat builders.
During the first 2 weeks of December 2018, Boater’s Chat proceeded to take a detailed examination of the construction characteristics of most major recognized pontoon brands available in Ontario. These pontoon brands will be displayed at the 2019 Toronto International Boat Show. For the purposes of the comparison to be fair to all parties we selected a 23’ mid-level 3 tube pontoon model as designated by the builder. The largest selling model at this time in the Ontario marketplace is the 23’ 3 tube model which provides an excellent family boating platform for many recreational activities at the cottage.
Has the golden age of pontoon boats arrived? In the last 5 years we have witnessed pontoon boats morph from a very sedate 20′ model powered by a 40 horsepower to now something very different with lots of built-in excitement.
Lund Boats are a very well-known boat brand for the fishing enthusiast. Are they just as good as a Lund…a frequent prospective fishing boat buyer question? Or the Lund salesperson would say…its a Lund….no one else stacks up…we are the best built! Is that true…do the specifications stack up in their favour as well as value versus price relationship?
Thinking about purchasing an aluminum or fiberglass constructed fishing boat for the family? Welcome to Boater’s Chat and the continuing series on purchasing aluminum or fiberglass built fishing boats at The Toronto Boat Show or during the boating season! In the first article we covered the Utility series with its strengths and weaknesses….now we move on to the side console, dual console and walk through windshield models….the meat of the fishing boat wish list!
Looking for a pontoon boat that will make your heart pound with excitement? Crest, South Bay, Starcraft, Princecraft, Bennington, Cypress Cay, Harris and Manitou Pontoons to name a few are all looking for their pontoon boat to be tied up at your dock. All of these recognized brands offer three tube and two engine models…all promise performance and handling…but what are the features you should be considering?
There is new competition for those very expensive Wake Surf or Wake Skate boats at The 2017 Toronto Boat Show. Are you looking for an option that is under 90K but can completely fill more than high level family watersports needs? In January this year Campion Boats will unveil their class leading 595 and 645 Wake Surf Family bowrider which joins Monterey Boats, Regal Boats and the rumored boats underdevelopment from units Four Winns and Chaparral.
Looking for a new bowrider in 2017? Going to the Toronto Boat Show to try on some new shiny bowriders for family fun and adventure? Lots of bowrider boat brands to consider like Campion Boats, Regal Boats, Chaparral Boats, Monterey Boats, SeaRay and Crownline to name a few of the most recognized brands. All of these brands are well-known, respected in the industry and worthy of consideration. How do I separate the brands and models that work best for my family?
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Are you and your family considering a used bowrider, pontoon boat or aluminum fishing boat this year? The family diner table […]
Used bowrider boat purchasing in Ontario…considerations and discussion on the used bowrider, pontoon boat and fishing boat market.
A bowrider boat is on my must have list! We are going to The Toronto Boat Show to look […]
Looking for a family bowrider in Ontario or a great deal on a bowrider at The Toronto Boat Show or the […]