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Any of you guys have a set up like this where you could be on the pontoon boat all day and then sleep in it as your camper? I feel like it would give you 3 options: 1) find a protected bay and anchor (least favorite option) 2) Beach the boat on state land like on a Lake Tomahawk, Trout, Crystal and sleep 3) After being on the water all day, put boat back on trailer and drive to camp site.
I can get the wife excited about camping but only if "its not a tent on the ground." She wants a pop up camper, but for the life of me I don't know how to pull a pontoon and a pop up camper at the same time behind my SUV. This seems like a great alternative and probably would be cheaper than a pop up anyways. Throw one single air mattress on the floor for me, and my 2 young boys plus wife could easily sleep on the furniture already inside our 20ft pontoon.
Found a website that makes custom full enclosures for pontoons. I know if you were to buy new, many pontoon manufactures make these to buy as an additional option.
Let me hear your thoughts!