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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 2

New Life in Panama City Beach

After trading New Hampshire winters for the sunshine of Florida, a family realizes they need to buy a boat to take advantage of all that Panama City Beach has to offer, from dolphin watching to island hopping.

Tuesday
Dec 12
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
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.

Friday
Jul 6
8am | 7c
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.

Friday
Jul 6
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Friday
Jul 6
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 11

Loving Lake Lewisville

With 233 miles of shoreline, Lake Lewisville is great for boating, and the Vernon family can't wait to own their own boat. The adventurous family weighs their options as they test drive boats and enjoy waterfront activities on one of the largest lakes in north Texas.

Friday
Jul 6
9:30am | 8:30c