I've had the pontoon out several more times this spring and so far am really happy with it. I bought a trolling motor for it. just need to get to the court house and get a license. I took it out once with the motor but didn't have it registered. Sweated bullets the entire time around the lake hoping I wouldn't get a ticket.
I've been rowing it and quite honestly for small lakes, the motor is not necessary. For larger lakes or going against the wind, the motor is going to be real handy.
It car tops (OK van tops) easy, it's light weight, only drafts a couple inches of water and handles well. Only drawback I can see is it gets blown around by the wind becuase it is so light and drafts such little water. I'm getting used to that though and am learning how to position it so I drift where I want to drift.