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Boating Scout's Buyer Guides show you the best boats, motors, and accessories are so you are always getting the best value. We break down everything from the best Jon boats, outboard motor stands, and even accessories for your pontoon.
Deck Boat vs Pontoon Boat Buyer Guides

Deck Boat vs Pontoon Boat

Pontoon Boats have been growing in popularity for the last couple of decades. Now a new type of boat has started to replace sales of pontoon boats. These new boats are referred to as Deck Boats.

Best Fishing Kayak: The Bass Boat of Kayaks Buyer Guides

Best Fishing Kayak: The Bass Boat of Kayaks

With dedicated fishing features only comparable to a full-scale bass boat, the Old Town Sportsman AutoPilot™ is hands-down (and hands-free) the best fishing kayak you can buy.

Best Inflatable Kayaks Buyer Guides

Best Inflatable Kayaks

Inflatable kayaks have been blowing up (pun intended). They offer more portability than traditional hardshell kayaks.

Best Jon Boat Accessories Buyer Guides

Best Jon Boat Accessories

The Jon boat is the ultimate utility-first vessel for shallow water. With the right accessories, you can transform your Jon boat into a highly versatile watercraft for almost anything.

Best Outboard Motor Stands Buyer Guides

Best Outboard Motor Stands

I’ve tested some of the most popular outboard motor stands and have come away with some great recommendations based on what I think makes the best outboard motor stands.

Types of Boat Covers: The 9 Types of Boat Covers Explained Buyer Guides

Types of Boat Covers: The 9 Types of Boat Covers Explained

Discover the 9 different types of boat covers to increase the lifespan and resale value of your boat. Protect your boat and passengers from debris, uv rays, and weather.