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I need new pontoon furniture – Where do I start?

Susan J

Well, you started with Boat Covers Direct®, so you’re already on the right track!

The first thing you need to decide is exactly what piece(s) you want to replace. Do you only need a new console or fishing chair? Or do you need to replace the entire front or rear portion? Maybe you want something brand new and you’re going to just rip it all out and start over? Whatever you decide, we are here to walk you through it and make it as painless as possible!

Let’s start slow.

First, you’ll need to check the color scheme and design in your current seats.

Pontoon Seat Materials

WISE Seats are offered in 3 different materials and designs:

Deluxe Seats are available in 5 different aligned color combinations. The design of these seats are simple and standard to most older pontoon boats.

The Talon Series are USA Made and offered in 4 earthy color patterns, finished with a textured trim. The design of these seats’ colors are not as rectangular as the Deluxe materials, not as wavy as the Premier, but just right in between.

Finally, the Premier seating design is more curved and contoured. These seats are the best of the best and are all USA made too. Featuring 6 various color options, this series of products gives you the most variety and is refined with a soft-touch vinyl.

Once you’ve decided what material and colors work best for your pontoon, we’re off to replacing the necessary pieces.


If you’re only replacing individual pieces, simply measure your existing seat (or what have you) and decide if you want the same size or something larger/smaller. Not sure which color to go with? Just contact our office and request swatches of the fabrics that may look the closest so you can pair it with your existing design/color.

Front or Rear:

Replacing the front or rear portion of your deck? Use the schematic below to ensure you measure properly so the seats do not interfere with your gates and sit comfortably in between your rails.

Seat Measurement Guide

If you’re replacing the rear group:

Start with measuring “A” – which is the distance between the rails from Port to Starboard side. You’ll find that most pontoons will measure about 89”-93”, but don’t forget to include that 1” extra inch for allowing the foam to slightly hang over the bases.

Then, measure “B” according to the diagram, which is the distance between the side gate and rear rail.

Finally, are your corners (“D)”, round or square?

With both of these measurements, you will know exactly how much room you have to work with.

If you’re replacing the front group:

You’ll measure the distance between the side gate and front rail to get measurement “C”. It may be a good idea to check the length from the front gate to the side rail as well, just to ensure all of your pieces will fit perfectly.

Entire Group:

Forget it, just replace the entire set with an all new group! This way, your pontoon has a whole new, eye-catching look and you won’t have to worry yourself with replacing different pieces of your furniture every year. There are tons of options to choose from – complete fishing, traditional, and wrap around groups, or create your own.

Complete Pontoon Seat Sets


Still can’t decide what you want?

Just contact our office and ask to speak with Jada or Jackie, our WISE experts, and either of them are happy to help you complete your purchase. Now, that wasn’t so hard, was it?

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