The hottest-selling boats around? Pontoons! Whether you’re seeking a twin-engine 30-footer that breaks speed records and can carry two baseball teams’ worth of crew, or a simple and inexpensive boat for easy ownership, pontoons deliver an on-water experience to suit many boaters’ needs. 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. In the market for a boat? Consider the versatile, crowd-friendly and diverse fleet of pontoons we’ve tested for this year’s Pontoon Buyers Guide.