Pontoon boats are a very popular type of watercraft for carrying many people. These long, flat boats have large pontoons in which they use float and allow them to carry a heavy load. The best thing about a pontoon boat is its diversity. Pontoon boats are great for many things including fishing, sightseeing, cruising, or just enjoying company on the lake. Because of their size they are great for allowing multiple activities at a time. One side can be fishing, while the other side can be enjoying a drink and the sun. Pontoon boats are also great for swimming and diving as they are easy to get in and out of.