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  • Fishing Safety Rules For Kids That Every Parent Should Know
    by boatmatrixnews on March 23, 2017 at 2:35 pm

    The best fishing days are safe fishing days. With all of the excitement that often surrounds an upcoming fishing trip, don’t forget to run through a list of fishing safety rules for kids beforehand. Parents and fishing mentors need to remember that proper preparation, guidance and constant adult supervision are requirements when taking kids fishing. […]

  • Tips for Tower Upgrades
    by boatmatrixnews on March 15, 2017 at 11:19 pm

    There’s a reason that watersports towers now seem to dominate the recreational boating horizon. Tow sports are the hot ticket, a way to greatly expand the enjoyment of your boat and get countless family and friends in on the action. And towers make enjoying those sports all the more fun, not just for the participant […]

  • 50 Boating Things To Do Before You Die
    by boatmatrixnews on March 9, 2017 at 8:40 pm

    50 BOATING THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU DIE 1. Navigate the “Great Circle Route” Depending on where you start, this classic cruising trip takes you through the Great Lakes and down the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico, around Florida, up the East Coast, into the Hudson River past New York City, across New […]

  • Cruising with Dogs: 5 Tips to Keep Fido Safe and Happy
    by boatmatrixnews on March 7, 2017 at 7:56 pm

    Keeping your dog safe and happy on a boat means preparing in advance with a dog life jacket, dog-friendly water toys and more. The first time I took my dog on a boat, I learned with our first steps onto the dock that dogs experience things differently than people. We walked onto the floating dock, […]

  • 2017 Boat Buyers Guide
    by boatmatrixnews on March 3, 2017 at 7:35 pm

    Test more than 90 boats, as our test team did in creating this year’s Boat Buyers Guide, and certain patterns emerge. For one thing, the outboard continues its rise in prominence. It began when new emissions regulations drove up the cost of sterndrive and inboard engines. For the longest time, a sterndrive was the best […]