The Lake Is My Happy Place

SHORE readers sent us photos of friends and family enjoying the Lake of the Ozarks–their happy place–in 2020!Want your crew included in SHORE 2022? Send photos to publisher@shoreboatingmag.com  

Shorty Pants! A Trip To The Bayou On Lake Of The Ozarks

Shorty Pants Lounge cooks up food and fun with a Cajun twist by Deborah Wolfe Tucked away in a gentle cove on Lake of the Ozarks’ 22MM, the Creole-influenced Shorty Pants restaurant has been a favorite among Lake locals and visitors for more than 15 years. The sound...

Franky And Louie’s: Key West Of The Midwest, At Lake Of The Ozarks

by Deborah Wolfe Palm trees and sandy beaches might not be the first things that come to mind when you think of the Lake of the Ozarks, but visitors to Franky and Louie’s Beachfront Bar and Grill at the 10-mile marker will find a tropical paradise lush with beachside...

Yo Ho Ho! Captain Ron’s Is The Perfect Port For Pirates Young & Old On Lake Of The Ozarks

by Emily Debert Whether ye be an old salt, sea dog, or a mere scallywag, Captain Ron's has something for every pirate at the Lake! Captain Ron's, owned by Ron Duggan, opened up in November 2006 and boasts 700 feet of Lakefront, two beaches, and a sand volleyball court...
The Lake Is My Happy Place

The Lake Is My Happy Place

SHORE readers sent us photos of friends and family enjoying the Lake of the Ozarks–their happy place–in 2020!Want your crew included in SHORE 2022? Send photos to publisher@shoreboatingmag.com  

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Gaining An Edge On Props: FJ Propeller Midwest’s High-Tech Shop

Every good propeller starts with a pro by Deanna Wolff Racing boats is about precision, so keeping a performance boat in tip-top condition is essential. When it comes to propellers, even the slightest fault in a prop blade can mean a 10-15 percent decrease in...

2020 Boat Review: Yamaha 275 SD

Jet sport boats have come a long way in recent years and the Yamaha 275SD is at the leading edge of new technology and design. With its sleek lines and impressive performance, you will feel like you are riding the wave of the future in this versatile craft. At 27...

2020 Boat Review: Playcraft X-treme

Playcraft pontoons are certainly not your father’s pontoon. The X-Treme line is aptly named, and unlike any other pontoon on the Lake. With custom paint and upholstery that looks swiped from a race boat, these pontoons would fit right in at any poker run. But they...

2020 Boat Review: Tiara 34 LS

The Tiara 34 LS is the epitome of what a luxury sport yacht should be. It is stylish, comfortable, sporty and surprisingly utilitarian in an elegant way. From bow to stern the well-thought-out and superbly executed features make time on the water more enjoyable. From...

2020 Boat Review: Sunsation 40 CCX

If you take the utility of a center console and cross it with the styling and performance of a top-of-the-line supercar, you end up with the Sunsation 40CCX. With performance as good as its styling, this boat will turn heads and put a smile on whoever is lucky enough...
2020 Boat Review: Yamaha 275 SD

2020 Boat Review: Yamaha 275 SD

Jet sport boats have come a long way in recent years and the Yamaha 275SD is at the leading edge of new technology and design. With its sleek lines and impressive performance, you will feel like you are riding the wave of the future in this versatile craft. At 27...

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2020 Boat Review: Playcraft X-treme

2020 Boat Review: Playcraft X-treme

Playcraft pontoons are certainly not your father’s pontoon. The X-Treme line is aptly named, and unlike any other pontoon on the Lake. With custom paint and upholstery that looks swiped from a race boat, these pontoons would fit right in at any poker run. But they...

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Shorty Pants! A Trip To The Bayou On Lake Of The Ozarks

Shorty Pants Lounge cooks up food and fun with a Cajun twist by Deborah Wolfe Tucked away in a gentle cove on Lake of the Ozarks’ 22MM, the Creole-influenced Shorty Pants restaurant has been a favorite among Lake locals and visitors for more than 15 years. The sound...

Franky And Louie’s: Key West Of The Midwest, At Lake Of The Ozarks

by Deborah Wolfe Palm trees and sandy beaches might not be the first things that come to mind when you think of the Lake of the Ozarks, but visitors to Franky and Louie’s Beachfront Bar and Grill at the 10-mile marker will find a tropical paradise lush with beachside...

Yo Ho Ho! Captain Ron’s Is The Perfect Port For Pirates Young & Old On Lake Of The Ozarks

by Emily Debert Whether ye be an old salt, sea dog, or a mere scallywag, Captain Ron's has something for every pirate at the Lake! Captain Ron's, owned by Ron Duggan, opened up in November 2006 and boasts 700 feet of Lakefront, two beaches, and a sand volleyball court...

Redhead Lakeside Grill: Where Captains Keep Their Crew Happy

by Mike Kircher I have been a U.S. Coast Guard licensed captain at Lake of the Ozarks for 5 years. In that short time, I have learned that boat charters at the Lake are about more than just driving a boat. I am navigator (nobody knows where they are), tour guide, and...
Shorty Pants! A Trip To The Bayou On Lake Of The Ozarks

Shorty Pants! A Trip To The Bayou On Lake Of The Ozarks

Shorty Pants Lounge cooks up food and fun with a Cajun twist by Deborah Wolfe Tucked away in a gentle cove on Lake of the Ozarks’ 22MM, the Creole-influenced Shorty Pants restaurant has been a favorite among Lake locals and visitors for more than 15 years. The sound...

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