The Future of Pontoons

Elux Pontoons is hoping to catch the pontoon-buying public’s imagination this week, as it shows its first 24-ft. model at the Minneapolis Boat Show. The Elux 24 is unconventional in that it’s powered by an electric motor with an innovative topside layout. It’s even more unusual because its owner is the former chief executive of a…

Cobalt to expand Kansas facilities

Cobalt Boats said it will invest about $7 million in a multiyear expansion of its Neodesha, Kan., facility. The company said in a statement that the expansion will increase capacity, as well as improve operational efficiency. “This is an exciting announcement for our team, dealers and customers as we invest in increasing capacity to meet customer demand,”…

How to Keep Pets Safely Afloat

How to Keep Pets Safely Afloat by Ann Cameron Siegal Special to The Washington Post July 7, 2002 Yes, you can teach on-board dogs new tricks, like how to swim safely and wear PFD’s. Ed Johnson of Washington knows from experience that waxed fiberglass decks and running dogs don’t mix. His 125-pound Great Dane, Isabella,…