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  • 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. […]

  • Five Bad Boat Gifts
    by boatmatrixnews on October 31, 2017 at 2:55 pm

    Five of the worst gifts you can buy your boating friends. T-shirt emblazoned with Capt. Crunch. Just don’t do it! If you want to get them a shirt get them something they can use like a Columbia Fishing shirt, or a shirt with their boat brand on it.       Black lug-soled boat shoes. Yep they w […]

  • WHAT DOES A BOATER DO IN THE FALL AND WINTER?
    by boatmatrixnews on October 12, 2017 at 1:06 pm

    The summer is officially over, kids are back in school, and the winter holidays are quickly approaching. If you are a boater like me, you also think in terms of “it’s only 8 more months until boating season” or “it’s only 4 more months until the boat goes back in the water.” It’s time to […]