It drives me crazy when I see pontoon boats uncovered, especially considering how much the owner would have spent in buying the boat in the first place. It just makes no sense!

If you’re like me, I want everything covered on my boat, and that includes the console and electronics. I admit though, I will occasionally leave my pontoon at the marina uncovered for an evening if I know I am going to be using my boat the next day.

But one thing I will never do, even when not covering the entire boat, is leaving the console open to the elements – and possibly prying eyes and hands.

Covering the pontoon boat console is the bare minimum I do at all times. It helps to prevent cracking and fading from the sun’s UV rays, and can stop mildew appearing too.

I’ve gone through a couple of pontoon cover consoles in my tim