The sun is finally shining.
After weeks of cloudy and rainy weather, you woke this morning to a sunny day. And while it was still pretty cool outside, the sunshine was enough to get you thinking about upcoming days at the lake. A visit to the closest boat dealers will give you a chance to find out if any of the available pontoon boats for sale will fit into your budget. In the past you have made a couple of purchases from local boat dealers, but this time you are interested in a new boat. By upgrading to a pontoon you hope to turn your days on the lake into family events for all of your family members. The kids have always enjoyed tubing and skiing, but a pontoon will make the boat more comfortable for your parents when they visit. By purchasing a large enough pontoon you will still be able to pull the skis and the tubes, but will have the added dimension of being able to fit more people on board for quiet nights on the lake to enjoy beautiful sunsets.
Finding the Right Kind of Boat Can Help Your Family Enjoy Their Time at the Lake
It has been a long winter and many people are looking forward to the warmer weather that will allow families get back on the water to enjoy both fishing and skiing. One of the reasons that boating seasons are so popular is that as many as 95% of all Americans live within an hour’s drive of a navigable body of water. In addition, boating is popular because you do not have to be extremely wealthy to enjoy this activity. In fact, boating is predominantly considered a “middle-class” activity, with 72% of boat owners having a household income of less than $100,000.
The latest sales research indicates that 95% of boats on the water, including sailboats, powerboats, and personal watercraft, in the U.S. are small in size at less than 26 feet in length. As a result, these boats that can be easily trailered by a vehicle to local waterways. When the sun starts shining in your area, are you one of the many families who start dreaming about the days when you can get the boat our on the lake?