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About the Show

Life is better on a boat! Follow couples and families as they go on a wild hunt for their dream boat, exploring new destinations and all the fun activities that can be accessed by water. Along the way, buyers learn what boat features they can't live without before they ultimately decide to make this life-changing purchase.

Season 1, Episode 5

Wilmington's Waterways

The Gallagher family needs to buy a boat to fully enjoy the various waterways surrounding Wilmington, NC. While test driving many different boat styles, they explore the beautiful oceanfront beaches and historic Riverwalk district.

Monday
Mar 13
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Boating Back in Time

The Sehoyan family lives on Mackinac Island, a beautiful resort area in Michigan. In order to fully enjoy all the waterfront activity this historical island has to offer, they go shopping for a boat fit for their fun family of four.

Sunday
Mar 19
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Wilmington's Waterways

The Gallagher family needs to buy a boat to fully enjoy the various waterways surrounding Wilmington, NC. While test driving many different boat styles, they explore the beautiful oceanfront beaches and historic Riverwalk district.

Thursday
Mar 23
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Living It Up on Lake Erie

The Shefferly family lives in Ohio on Lake Erie and wants to buy a boat to fully enjoy all the lake has to offer. From historical monuments to dog-friendly beaches, they explore the vast lake during their search for a boat fit for their family.

Sunday
Mar 26
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Boatless in Seattle

Elysa and Anthony live in downtown Seattle between Lake Union and Lake Washington and are in the market for a boat. From the world's first hot tub boat to the University of Washington's pre-football game sail-gating, the young couple explores the unique urban area while searching for the perfect pleasure boat.

Monday
Mar 27
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 8

Big Boat on the Bay

Rob and Kim live in Annapolis, Maryland, and are searching for a luxury boat fit for their overnight trips across the Chesapeake Bay. They enjoy the rich maritime history of the area while looking at upscale boats with amazing cabins.

Monday
Apr 10
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 16

Tampa Bay Getaway

The Barnums live in Tampa, Florida, and love to take their two young kids out to enjoy the many waterfront attractions and awesome fishing spots around Tampa Bay. They're shopping for just the right boat for their fun family fishing trips.

Monday
Apr 17
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 6

Vessels in Vermont

The Conley family loves exploring all the fun outdoor attractions surrounding their beautiful lakeside town of Colchester, Vermont. While shopping for a versatile family boat, they enjoy both the New York and Vermont sides of Lake Champlain.

Tuesday
Sep 26
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 15

Slip Away to Saginaw Bay

The Luths love spending time with their family on the vast waters of Saginaw Bay, Michigan. The couple enjoys local activities with their many grandchildren as they go shopping for a large, comfortable boat of their own.

Wednesday
Sep 27
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 9

New Boat on Norman

The Barsosky family loves living on North Carolina's Lake Norman and want a boat to enjoy the family-friendly activities the beautiful lake offers. Between waterfront mini-golf and relaxing fishing trips, they test out many different boats.

Thursday
Sep 28
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 10

Boating Back in Time

The Sehoyan family lives on Mackinac Island, a beautiful resort area in Michigan. In order to fully enjoy all the waterfront activity this historical island has to offer, they go shopping for a boat fit for their fun family of four.

Thursday
Sep 28
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

Melbourne Beach Boaters

The Wise family loves to be on the water, so it's time to buy a boat. While enjoying airboat rides and sand bars along a barrier island on the east coast of Florida, they test out different boats that might be a fit for this fun family.

Thursday
Dec 14
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 5

Wilmington's Waterways

The Gallagher family needs to buy a boat to fully enjoy the various waterways surrounding Wilmington, NC. While test driving many different boat styles, they explore the beautiful oceanfront beaches and historic Riverwalk district.

Thursday
Dec 14
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

Fun in the Florida Keys

The Gonzalez family shops for a boat in the beautiful blue waters surrounding the Florida Keys. They live in the northernmost island, Key Largo, and enjoy many water activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving and fishing. Now they are ready for a boat of their own!

Tuesday
Jun 26
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 14

Lake of the Ozarks

The Glover family lives on the Lake of the Ozarks in central Missouri. They explore the unique area known for its beautiful caves, awesome state parks and tons of water activities while shopping for just the right boat.

Tuesday
Jun 26
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

Smooth Sailing in Texas

Carina and Steven are looking to buy a boat large enough to live on during extended trips around the Gulf Coast area of Galveston, Texas. They go kayaking and zip lining along the waterfront as the young couple shops for the boat of their dreams.

Tuesday
Jun 26
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 3

Living It Up on Lake Erie

The Shefferly family lives in Ohio on Lake Erie and wants to buy a boat to fully enjoy all the lake has to offer. From historical monuments to dog-friendly beaches, they explore the vast lake during their search for a boat fit for their family.

Tuesday
Jun 26
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 16

Tampa Bay Getaway

The Barnums live in Tampa, Florida, and love to take their two young kids out to enjoy the many waterfront attractions and awesome fishing spots around Tampa Bay. They're shopping for just the right boat for their fun family fishing trips.

Tuesday
Jun 26
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 7

Melbourne Beach Boaters

The Wise family loves to be on the water, so it's time to buy a boat. While enjoying airboat rides and sand bars along a barrier island on the east coast of Florida, they test out different boats that might be a fit for this fun family.

Tuesday
Jun 26
11:30am | 10:30c