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About a year ago, I started realizing that my time away from work pretty much revolved around sitting in front of the television. I wanted to do something to get outside and start enjoying my time, so I began focusing on recreational activities and sports. I began going through and really spending time getting to the gym, and the difference was astounding. Within a few short months I really started feeling a lot better, and I knew that I owed it all to having fun, burning some calories, and making some muscle. This blog is here to help other people to enjoy time with their families and check out all of the great things you can do for fun.



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How Pontoon Boat Seats Can Help With Seasickness

by Herbert Richards

Pontoon boats are a great place to have fun on a lake, but what happens when someone suffers from sea sickness on them? They lose their fun status and become a major drag. However, understanding this sickness and managing it with pontoon boat seats can help people recover from this problem and enjoy their boat again.

Sea Sickness Is A Type Of Motion Sickness

When people suffer from sea sickness when riding on a pontoon boat, they are suffering from a balance problem caused by messed up signals to the brains and the eyes. Being on a boat causes a person to rise up and down with the waves. While not as pronounced on a pontoon boat, it does happen. However, the eyes may not perceive this motion, due to the optical illusion of stillness caused by the boat.

As a result, a person's stomach can start getting upset. Nausea and vomiting can result. While it typically isn't a major problem on pontoon boats, people using them for heavy-duty fun may end up suffering from this problem. Thankfully, it is possible to manage it in a constructive way.

Too Much Pontoon Fun May Contribute

The large size of a pontoon boat makes them a great way to have fun on the water. People often love taking them out to use as a swimming spot or even as a barbecue location. However, some people get overzealous with their boat and play wild games. For example, some fun ideas for using pontoon boats include playing games of invasion on islands in a lake.

While this type of fun can make a pontoon boat more adaptable to new situations, it can also make the boat move more quickly or sporadically. Those who suffer from motion sickness may, therefore, end up getting sick to their stomach and not enjoying their trip. However, good pontoon boat seats can help manage that problem.

How Pontoon Boat Seats Can Help

When people suffer from motion sickness, it is often a good idea to sit down and let their head catch up to what their body is feeling. Installing new and more comfortable pontoon seats on the boat, particularly towards the front, is often a good way to help people manage their sea sickness. Looking out over the waves at the front of the boat should eliminate the optical illusion by removing the site of the boat from their view.

Installing more pontoon boat seats also makes it possible to take more people out on the boat and have even more fun. So it is basically a win-win for everybody, especially the boat owner. They won't have to see their friends suffer from sea sickness or clean up any accidents. Even better, they can take out even more friends on the boat.