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  • Pontoon Boats more than a party barge.
    by boatmatrixnews on October 16, 2018 at 2:19 pm

    Pontoon boats may still be the ultimate “party barge,” but these versatile craft have grown far beyond the slow-moving vessel you may remember from Grandpa’s cocktail cruise. Yes, the core remains very much the same — stable pontoons below, topped by an abundance of seating above. Today’s craft, however, increasingly feature plusher seats and lounges, […]

  • Where to Find Fish in Freshwater
    by boatmatrixnews on June 7, 2018 at 2:01 pm

    Before catching fish, anglers must locate them. Unless you live in the middle of the great southwestern deserts there should be a body of fishable water within an hour of your home. You can find fish nearly anywhere there is a body of water large enough to provide food, oxygen and cover. If you hav […]

  • Tips for First-Year Boat Maintenance
    by boatmatrixnews on May 10, 2018 at 5:17 pm

    Tips for First-Year Boat Maintenance Story by: Discover Boating. Original Article You bought a boat. Now how do you maintain it? Just keep the following three points in mind, and the first year with a new boat should be smooth sailing. First off, engines, steering equipment, water pumps and anything else aboard that moves w […]

  • Boating Tips: 3 Tips for Captaining a Pontoon Boat
    by boatmatrixnews on April 4, 2018 at 1:40 pm

    This video was originally posted at http://www.boats.com Anyone captaining a pontoon boat needs to be aware of how they act, which is a bit different from regular V-hulls. These three boating tips will help any new pontoon boater get used to handling their pontoon boat. So join boats.com Senior Editor Lenny Rudow, for a quick […]

  • Choosing the right life jacket!
    by boatmatrixnews on February 22, 2018 at 3:45 pm

    Check out this video on choosing the right life jacket. You have options. […]