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Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse - Pontoon Girl® Rents a Boat at Walt Disney World

Hello Disney Fans... If you're looking for an excuse to drink on the boat, here's a fun way to make your Disney Dreams come to life! Here we are on a rented pontoon in front of the Dolphin Hotel.... how cool is that!    There are many places to fill your "boating fix" at Walt Disney World... Check with your hotel and see where your closest pontoon rental place is, even if you get on the water for 30 minutes, it calms your soul. Want a last minute way to celebrate the birthday of Mickey Mouse on your boat?  Or what about if it's just in your living room... HA!  Just tape some white circles on some red plastic cups...

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PONTOON GIRL® PARTY FAVORITES: Bench Seat Cargo Net

Speaking of gear, have you ever lost one shoe on your boat.  You have no idea what beach towel it got wrapped up in, which bag it went into, when it fell overboard, or what cubby it was placed into by mistake. But there it is gone.  How about this idea… repurpose a cargo net as a shoe holder.  It’s a perfect area and a perfect way to keep all shoes on board in pairs! (photo source: Pinterest)

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Does Your Boat Need to Go On A Diet?

  Tip #14 Do you have a fat boat? Well, here’s the deal, if you’re hosting a party you certainly can be! On your boat you have a placard for the number of people or weight allowed on board.  This is a which ever comes first rule.  Our marina rents pontoon and fishing boats and we run into this often when it comes to children. For example, on a fishing boat it states 4 people or 560lbs.  Well… if you have an adult that weights 150 and four kids that each weigh 50lbs… the weight is only 350lbs.  But that’s over the limit because the number of people is a maximum of 4! Each body counts.  Same holds true for...

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PONTOON GIRL® PARTY FAVORITES: Ocean Water

  Ocean Water Don’t you just love the name of this drink?  Ocean Water! It has a magical name and it’s all ready for your magical afternoon on the boat.  Just beware, it’s really not going to hydrate you like water… probably the opposite. J BARGAIN!… You’ve reached our 4th milestone in the Pontoon Girl Practical Tip Series… Tomorrow we have a One Time Only offer you’ll love.  When you love the sun and love the environment there’s a got to have it product that’s level’s up your enjoyment of both…  (photo source: Pinterest)

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Right Life Jacket... Right You

Tip #9 This is one of those topics I love to share with people.  When you are sizing life jackets be aware that not every life jacket “rights” you! I always thought this was the purpose of a life jacket, then I found out that only a Type I will right you in most situations.  Righting means to turn a person over so their face is out of the water. Type II will right some users.  And a Type III are not designed to right you.  Crazy? YES!  But make sure you have the appropriate type of life jacket, especially for infants and toddlers.  There are videos on YouTube that show some life jackets hindering a child that swims.  The...

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