Georges CatalinaOctober 28, 2015 George’s Marine & Sports has just added Avalon to their line-up.  This luxury brand of pontoon boats will complement their product line of quality boats.  

Avalon builds a full line of pontoon boats to fit any style of boating, from cruising, to fishing, to tubing.  Their watercrafts stand above the crowd on many levels making them an attractive addition for George’s. 

“When we pick a new boat line it has to meet the standards our customers want and expect.  We have to know they stand behind their products. 

Avalon Luxury Pontoon Boats was the perfect fit for George’s.   While visiting their manufacturing facilities we immediately noticed the quality and care they put into their boats.  

At Avalon we met every level of staff from the top management to the truck driver who will be delivering our boats. 

The customer service, the quality of boat, the versatility of their line up and the commitment to stand behind their product made them a perfect partner for George’s.” stated Jeff Wilcox, President of George’s Marine & Sports.   

Avalon Pontoons provide ideal enjoyment for family and group outings. They are committed to building the best pontoon boats available and to show their commitment to quality, all of their boats come with a lifetime structural warranty alongside a comprehensive 5-year warranty.

Each boat can be fully customized with inviting lounges, gas grills, wakeboard racks and even water slides. Whether you are sunbathing, fishing, swimming, tubing, skiing, wakeboarding, picnicking or just cruising around, Avalon pontoon boats can take you there in comfort and style. 

Avalon Pontoons come in a wide range of styles and sizes, from a 14' economy pontoon all the way up to a 27' luxury pontoon boat.  The first shipment of Avalon pontoons will arrive before Christmas.   To learn more about Avalon Pontoons please contact Diana Hodgson at 1-888-212-9289 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lifestyle

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J99By Katherine Stone

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July and August arrived, and it has certainly warmed up, in fact, its too warm, AND we don’t have wind. We are now counting 5 Wednesday nights in a row without wind to race. 

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