Why You Might To Consider A Pontoon or Tritoon Boat
Stability: With their weight dispersed evenly over two tubes, pontoon boats are inherently stable platforms that are less subject to rolling than mono-hull boats, particularly those with deep-V bottoms. The tritoon’s third hull adds even more stability in rough water.
Accessibility: Pontoons typically have large, single-level decks accessed by boarding gates to port and starboard. Due to the way the deck rides above the water on the tubes, usually you can just open a gate and walk directly onboard from the dock without having to climb over a gunwale or navigate steps from a swim platform. This makes it easier to load groceries and gear and, more important, allow older guests or people with physical disabilities to board with comfort and confidence. Many pontoon and tritoon manufacturers will enlarge their boats’ boarding gates if needed to accommodate wheelchairs.
Durability. Since pontoons ride on metal tubes rather than fiberglass hulls, owners can beach them with less fear about damaging their boat. Outboard power also provides the flexibility of raising the shaft out of the way. Front and back gates with extendable ladders enable passengers to get down onto the sand or into the water quickly and easily to enjoy their day at the beach.
Capacity. Unencumbered by engine compartments, cabins and other bulky deck structures, pontoon and tritoon boats typically seat more passengers than fiberglass runabouts. This continues to make them the number-one party platform on the water!
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The Perfect Blend of Form and Function
Not only are Crownline boats beautiful to look at, they are engineered to perform unlike any other bowrider on the market.
Industry Leading Hull Design
The F.A.S.T. tabs hull increases stability, improves time-to-plane acceleration, and adds better fuel economy than any other boat in its class.
Experience Customer Service
Our friendly customer service department is here to answer any question you have about your Crownline—bow to stern.
Dedicate Dealer Network
The Boat Dock has 15 plus years experience selling Crownline. We know our models top to bottom and are dedicated to finding the right boat to fit your family’s unique outdoor lifestyle. Learn more here: https://www.theboatdock.com/product/ski-boat?s=true&manufacturer=crownline
As you are all aware, Illinois is currently under a stay at home order until April 7th. We are taking this matter seriously and following guidelines to ensure our employees and customers are safe in every way. We understand many people rely on us to provide services for their boats which is why we want you to know that we have our sales team available to meet by a private appointment, text, video calls, and of course email. As we continue to practice and maintain guidelines set from health professionals, we are determined to ensure that our customers receive the high level of service you have come to expect from The Boat Dock.
For any service or sales needs, please feel free to call or text us at our normal business number (217) 793-7300 as we are manning the phones to answer your questions.You can also text your questions to Kevin (217) 306-1796 and email questions to the following:
Again, we are here for you and your family, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to us because we look forward to getting you out into the great outdoors as soon as possible.
The Boat Dock
Don’t let social distancing keep you from getting your social distance!
We understand that most purchases of boats are to get onto the lake, away from crowds (sometimes), and spend time with those we are closest to. We want the buying process to be enjoyable and safe.
In these unprecedented times, The Boat Dock is committed to providing you with your Boating needs while keeping you and our staff as safe as possible. We are implementing plans and processes that will minimize exposure and responsibly respect social distancing guidelines.
- If you are interested in a product that you see online, feel free to communicate via email, text, or phone. Our sales staff is eager to help you through this process remotely.
- We will take videos to answer your questions, or live video chat from the unit that you have an interest in.
- We will accept video walk throughs of your trade to get trade in numbers as close as possible.
- We may be able to pick up your trade-in to bring it in to the dealership.
- If you’d prefer, we can schedule a single visit purchase. We will prep the boat and have it ready before you ever see it in person. If you love it then you can take it home with you!
- We may be able to deliver your unit to your home and sign paperwork on site, having only one social contact.
Please let us know if there is anything that we could possibly do to assist you!
The Boat Dock Family
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YOUR COBALT. MAKE IT YOUR OWN.
Enjoy the entire boating experience with an array of optional equipment and lifestyle accessories designed to give you everything you need for the way you live your life. The Boat Dock can assist you with a selection of Cobalt factory original options. And while you’re outfitting your boat for the season, take care of the crew with lifestyle sportswear and accessories, available online anytime at CobaltSports.com.
Since its first day on the water over 50 years ago, Cobalt’s commitment to performance, luxury and innovation has continued to set the standard for boating excellence. Only a Cobalt offers:
- Patented Swim Step for easy water access
- Maximum interior space
- 16-layer hand-laid fiberglass at keel
- Deep-V hull design for smooth ride
- Double French-stitched interiors
- Molded-in gelcoat graphics on exterior
- Extended running surface
We are super excited to announce our new line of boats at our dealership: Cobalt Boats. Since its first day on the water over 50 years ago, Cobalt’s commitment to performance, luxury and innovation has continued to set the standard for boating excellence. Only the easy-to-operate Cobalt Surf Series offers a full day of fun and family on the water – from dawn to dusk and beyond. We will have in stock the R3, R5, CS23, and more! Be sure to follow us to get the latest updates on these beautiful boats.