2023 Pontoon Boat Buyers Guide

Boating Magazine’s annual Pontoon Buyers Guide is back featuring the hottest, new pontoon boats on the market. Find all of the boat reviews (pricing, specs, speeds and fuel burn!), pictures, walkthrough videos and more!
Manitou Explore 24 MAX Navigator running

If you’re a boat owner, you already know that pontoon boats reign as one of the hottest-selling segments on the market. If you’re new to boating, welcome to the evolution! More than just racking up sales numbers, a lot of research and development money continues to funnel into pontoons. No boat type carries more people for its length, and thanks to recent advances in design, pontoon boats now offer ride and handling superior to ’toons of the past.

So whether you’re currently in the market or just browsing what’s new and exciting in the ‘toon world, you’ve come to the right place. In the content below, our editors review and test a variety of new pontoons to help you as you begin searching for your next boat.

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