Modern pontoon boats have features which make them operate more like a yacht. The boats feature plush upholstery, technologically advanced gadgets, and extravagant deck finishes. Every imaginable comfort is available on the boats. If you feel the need to further up the luxuriousness of your pontoon boat, you can upgrade your boat with luxe aftermarket accessories. Here are a few great accessories to spice up your pontoon boat with and ensure your trip is an unforgettable one.
1. Boat Outfitters Storage Station
The Pontoon Storage Station from Boat Outfitters is the perfect storage companion for your pontoon boat trips. Featuring a chic Corian countertop and made from King Starboard sheet, this station is as sturdy as it is stylish. The top has recessed holders for drinks, a drawer for crockery and utensils, and a shelf that has a storage area and trash can. It is easy to install and can simply be screwed to the deck. Another variant of the storage station that has a cooler unit and a recessed countertop sink is also available for the same price.
A pontoon boat for luxurious lifestyle is incomplete without an entertainment system of equal quality. The MS-AV650 from Fusion is the perfect marine entertainment system for your boat. It features a DVD/CD player and has other input sources including AM/FM, USB, and AUX. The system has inbuilt Bluetooth for audio streaming and supports iOS devices like iPod and iPad, and Windows and Android MTP devices. The DC powered AV650 has inbuilt electronic shock protection for safety and a Class-D amplifier with high RMS output. It allows controlling of subwoofer and volume levels separately for three different zones. You may set different audio balance and volume levels for helm, bow, and cabin. The system is built to withstand harsh marine environment and comes with a 3-year warranty.
Keep your pontoon trip right on track with the Garmin GPSMAP 741xs. It is a combination chartplotter and sounder that allows you to navigate waters during day and night with equal ease. With a 7” display screen, the GPSMAP 741xs comes with BlueChart g2 coastal as well as LakeVü HD freshwater maps detailing over 17,000 waterbodies in the US. It has inbuilt HD-ID sonar along with the 10 Hz GPS/GLONASS receiver that easier navigation. A user-friendly interface and features like media integration, wireless connectivity options, radar and NMEA 2000 support, and autopilot compatibility make it a valuable accessory.
Navigate the waters and catch fishes aplenty with the Raymarine Dragonfly 7 PRO that functions as a fish finder and a GPS. It combines the lake and coastal maps from Navionics with the revolutionary CHIRP DownVision™ Sonar from Raymarine. The CHIRP technology provides detailed sonar imagery up to 600ft. (180 meters) deep and facilitates reliable fish tracking. It even allows you to access Dragonfly Sonar data from your phone via the Wi-Fish app. The Dragonfly Pro features a 5” all weather display and is easy to install. It comes with a 1-year warranty.
Take your leisure trip up several notches with the Super HD Color Radar from Raymarine. The RA1048SHD has a 4’4” (1.31metres) antenna with a super HD 4kW color scanner. The radar has dual rotation rates of 24 rpm and 48 rpm for easy tracking of fast moving objects within a radius of 3 miles. It filters almost all noise and makes use of digitals signal processing and multi-level color target display for superior detection and tracking. The radar is compatible with SeaTalkHS and has multiple functioning modes. The external connector allows easy installation without the need of opening the pedestal.
6. King Quest Portable DIRECTV Satellite Antenna
There is no luxury greater than watching your favorite TV shows on your leisurely pontoon trip. The King Quest Satellite Antenna allows you to take your satellite TV service on your voyage. It has a compact and lightweight build and a handle for easy carriage. Easy to setup and install, the King Quest automatically acquires the satellite signal. It can be temporarily placed or permanently mounted on deck or roof using an optionally available tripod or roof kit. It is compatible with most DIRECT TV receivers, some DISH receivers, and the Bell TV 6400 receiver. The DISH and Bell TV receivers require the purchase of UC1000 remote controller sold separately.
7. Jensen Audio JENSEN JTV4015DC 40 LED TV 12V DC
The JTV4015DC from Jensen is the perfect luxury addition to your pontoon boat. The 40” LED TV runs off 12DC and has an inbuilt HDTV tuner that supports popular media formats including 1080p, 720p, and 480p. Featuring a high-performance LED panel with an aspect ratio of 16:9, it provides a vibrant and captivating cinematic experience. The electronic circuitry of the TV has a conformal coating that allows it to withstand moisture and dust. It has front controls and speakers as well as comes with wireless remote control. A VESA bracket may be used to mount the TV.
8. Monster Tower Polk DB651 Polished & Anodized Double Barrel Speakers (Universal)
A great marine entertainment system is incomplete without audio speakers of matching quality. Polk’s Monster Tower DB 651 speakers are the perfect match for your high-end marine entertainment system. Each piece in the pair has two 6.5” speakers. Every speaker has 60-Watt continuous RMS and 4-ohm impedance rating. The speakers feature universal inset clamps for installing them on wakeboard towers. The polished and anodized aluminum finish of the speakers will seamlessly match your pontoon boat’s décor while protecting them from environmental hazards.
Lowrance Elite-7 is another great fish finder that can aid you in your fishing expedition. It has bright 7” single-touch display and a 10Hz GPS antenna and supports NMEA 2000 connectivity. The list of features includes CHIRP sonar and StructureScan which allow separation and tracking of fishing targets. The TotalScan transducer enables medium and high CHIRP making it easier to scan under the boat and on its side. The TrachBack technology allows you to review the targets in the Sonar history for an enhanced fishing experience. Navigation maps from vendors like Lake Insight, Jeppesen, and Navionics are all compatible.
10. Perko, Square Rail Flag Pole and Clamp, Flag Poles and Hardware
Adorn your pontoon boat with the national flag or that of your boat club and express your love with the square rail flagpole and clamp set from Perko. The kit has an 18-inch pole for hoisting the flag and a clamp on type socket that can fit on square rails easily. The flagpole is of aluminum while the clamps have a chromium-zinc finish. While the kit includes a pole and socket and comes without the flag, a DP3 version is also available that includes the Embroidered American Flag.
11. OPT7 Boat Interior Glow LED Lighting Kit | Multi-Color Accent Neon Strips w/Switch
A luxurious trip demands an ornate ambiance. The OPT7 Boat Interior LED lighting kit does exactly that. The package includes four LED strips of 24 inches each having 36 SmartColor LEDs that change color. An included remote control facilitates color change at will. The kit comes with the SoundSync technology that tunes the LEDs to the bass beats of your music making them perfect for a pontoon party. The LED strips are waterproof eliminating any unnecessary hazards and can bend and curve around any surface. They can be connected to the fuse box directly by using one of the three fuse adapters included in the kit.
The Drink Bar from Boat Outfitters combines luxury and functionality into a single accessory. It can hold almost every type of drink, glass, and bottle and is the perfect server to take on your fun trips. There are four slots for holding cups or glasses and another four for bottles. The tray top has a central area for preparing and serving snacks which also doubles as a work surface. It has a separate storage area for plates. The bar stands over 31 inches tall which makes accessing it comfortably. The drink bar comes with an optional table base for easy installation.
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