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Home-Built Pontoon Boat

"Gaze-Boat"

— February 22, 2008 — Unique
Take the comforts of your backyard deck with you with this novel home-built version of a pontoon boat! According to the blog post, the builder was originally just going to build this gazebo on the edge of his dock, but, in his own words "I thought .....I might just as well build the deck with floats on it and I can then take it out fishing too”.

It's the same old idea of building your own boat, but from a whole different perspective. If you have the skills to build a gazebo and a deck, I guess now you can build your own pontoon boat too! And in case the builder decides he wants to go out fishing alone, he included a remote-controlled trolling motor that is installed under the table in the gazebo, as well as a Lowrance Fish-Finder, and two electric winches with 40 lb anchors.

Trend Themes
1. DIY Watercraft - The trend of building personalized watercrafts using basic skills is gaining popularity.
2. Portable Miniature Homes - The trend of building portable miniature homes, combined with watercraft technology, can create innovative living solutions.
3. Remote-controlled Boats - The rise of remote-controlled technology is bringing new opportunities for customization in boating.
Industry Implications
1. Recreational Boating - The recreational boating industry can capitalize on the trend by promoting user customization and sustainable boat building materials.
2. DIY Home Improvement - The home improvement industry can create new offerings, kits or packages to combine basic DIY projects and watercraft construction for a more diverse product line.
3. Outdoor Living - The outdoor living industry can explore innovative approaches that merge boat building, backyard living, and other recreational activities to offer unique and personalized living experiences.
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