Because the pontoon boat is so simple in its structure it can be custom built to whatever design you may decide on. The pontoon boat is a flat bottomed boat which means that floats are used to support its structure on smooth water. Pontoon boats are extremely useful as a fishing boat or for using for water sports and swimming.
Pontoon boats have been likened to a raft because it has a flat surface to build a structure such as a small house which will turn it into a houseboat. Because the boats have a flat surface it is much easier to do modifications for someone such as a disabled person who has to use a wheelchair to get around in. Catering to the needs of a person who is not mobile is a great way for them to be able to experience the pleasure of getting out onto the water with you. These boats are designed to carry many people so are very popular to use for parties.
Other things you can add to your pontoon boat are railings on the sides so that partygoers are less likely to fall into the water from the boat. Even when you attach a motor to these pontoon boats the cost of insurance is far less than any other type of boat, so it makes it a low-cost option for anyone who wants to spend time out on the water.
By building a house structure on your pontoon boat and turn it into a houseboat, you can possibly rent it out to family or friends and use it as a moneymaking venture when you’re not using it. It can also be used as a pleasure craft for you and your family. The houseboat can have all the luxury items you would find in a home and will make you feel as though it is your home away from home.
The simplest design for a pontoon boat is one which is suitable for a single person. Having a boat to go out on for some solitude and peace and quiet is ideal and is a relatively low cost option. Customizing a boat to suit your particular needs can be a simple process. There are pontoon boats built today which are foldable and easy to dismantle, which makes it so much easier for transportation and convenience. Some pontoon boats can be quite extravagant by adding all the conveniences you have in your home. If need be you can even build a multi-storey house on your boat. You could stay on your houseboat for a lengthy period of time.
You can customize your pontoon boat to hold as many as 30 people to hold a party onboard without capsizing. Of course the larger the boat the higher the cost, but it’s your decision to choose the right size boat for you.