Boat Buyer's Secret Weapon Podcast

Captain Matt

Welcome aboard the www.BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com Podcast… where we are dedicated to helping 1st time and experienced boat buyers find the RIGHT boat at the BEST price… so they have years and years of boating fun BECAUSE, life truly is better on a boat! This podcast is for pleasure boat buyers searching for new and used boats for sale, pontoons for sale, center consoles for sale. As well as those buying from a boat dealer or yacht broker and those buying from private sellers. If its a pontoon, tri-toon, deck boat, bow rider, cruiser, cuddy cabin, center console, dual console, off-shore fishing boat, bass boat, aluminum fishing boat or even a yacht, the information on this podcast and the Boat Buyer's Secret Weapon Podcast will help you buy the right boat at the best price. Regardless of the boat manufacturer you like best; Sea Ray, Bennington, Boston Whaler, Ranger, Chris Craft, Chaparral, Harris, Regal Boats, Marine Max, Grady White, Scout Boats, Sportsman, Key West, Sea Hut, Sea Pro, South Bay or Nautique, this podcast will help when you are searching new or used boats for sale. read less

Truth About MSRP on New Boats
Jan 22 2022
Truth About MSRP on New Boats
In this episode of Boat Buyers Secret Weapon Podcast, Captain Matt talks with Truth About MSRP on New Boats How do dealers price their boatsHow manufacturers and dealers work to set retail pricingHow you can use it to your advantage when buying a new boatAnd, much more   Links discussed in today’s episode:   The Best Boat Captain on the Water training program  www.boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/captain The Boat Buyer’s Toolkit, a free gift for listeners: BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/Toolkit  If you are a first-time boat buyer that is confused, overwhelmed and frustrated with the buying experience, the First-Time Boat Buyer’s Academy is right for you. BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/academy Own a boat but are a little stressed around the docks and other situation, check out BestBoatCaptainOnTheWater.com or www.BestPontoonCaptainOnTheLake.com   Youtube Videos to Accompany this Podcast:   1:   How To Buy A Used Pontoon Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfbgGMEHfMs   2:  How To Buy A Used Boat Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5KhxkiHV0   3:  Advice For First Time Boat Buyers (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6x0c-2g_kk   4:  Boat Loan Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97MsMqXybk   5:  Pontoon Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Pontoon Trailer: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/pontoon-boat-trailer-for-sale/   6:  Boat Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Trailer For Your Boat: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/boat-trailer-basics/   7:  Insider Secrets To Trading Your Boat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqQyZc4U0E   8:  How to Buy a Pontoon or Tri-Toon https://youtu.be/MfbgGMEHfMs   9:  How to Buy a Used Center Console https://youtu.be/ApWArNPhyBk   10:  How to Buy a Used Bow Rider https://youtu.be/oPbZ9blQPVM   11:  How to Buy a Used Aluminum Fishing Boat https://youtu.be/ouLO0KwHX1E
Tips for Buying an Older Boat
Jan 21 2022
Tips for Buying an Older Boat
In this episode of Boat Buyers Secret Weapon Podcast, Captain Matt talks Tips for Buying an Older Boat What to look for when buying an older boatThe areas of concernThe tools you need to inspect an older boatAnd, much more   Links discussed in today’s episode:   The Best Boat Captain on the Water training program  www.boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/captain The Boat Buyer’s Toolkit, a free gift for listeners: BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/Toolkit  If you are a first-time boat buyer that is confused, overwhelmed and frustrated with the buying experience, the First-Time Boat Buyer’s Academy is right for you. BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/academy Own a boat but are a little stressed around the docks and other situation, check out BestBoatCaptainOnTheWater.com or www.BestPontoonCaptainOnTheLake.com   Youtube Videos to Accompany this Podcast:   1:   How To Buy A Used Pontoon Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfbgGMEHfMs   2:  How To Buy A Used Boat Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5KhxkiHV0   3:  Advice For First Time Boat Buyers (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6x0c-2g_kk   4:  Boat Loan Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97MsMqXybk   5:  Pontoon Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Pontoon Trailer: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/pontoon-boat-trailer-for-sale/   6:  Boat Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Trailer For Your Boat: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/boat-trailer-basics/   7:  Insider Secrets To Trading Your Boat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqQyZc4U0E   8:  How to Buy a Pontoon or Tri-Toon https://youtu.be/MfbgGMEHfMs   9:  How to Buy a Used Center Console https://youtu.be/ApWArNPhyBk   10:  How to Buy a Used Bow Rider https://youtu.be/oPbZ9blQPVM   11:  How to Buy a Used Aluminum Fishing Boat https://youtu.be/ouLO0KwHX1E
You've Got a New Boat... Now What?
Jan 16 2022
You've Got a New Boat... Now What?
In this episode of Boat Buyers Secret Weapon Podcast, Captain Matt talks about You've Got a New Boat... Now What? What are the biggest mistakes new boat owners make that are very expensiveWhat every boat owner needs to know before hitting the waterAnd, much more   Links discussed in today’s episode:   The Best Boat Captain on the Water training program  www.boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/captain The Boat Buyer’s Toolkit, a free gift for listeners: BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/Toolkit  If you are a first-time boat buyer that is confused, overwhelmed and frustrated with the buying experience, the First-Time Boat Buyer’s Academy is right for you. BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/academy Own a boat but are a little stressed around the docks and other situation, check out BestBoatCaptainOnTheWater.com or www.BestPontoonCaptainOnTheLake.com   Youtube Videos to Accompany this Podcast:   1:   How To Buy A Used Pontoon Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfbgGMEHfMs   2:  How To Buy A Used Boat Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5KhxkiHV0   3:  Advice For First Time Boat Buyers (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6x0c-2g_kk   4:  Boat Loan Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97MsMqXybk   5:  Pontoon Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Pontoon Trailer: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/pontoon-boat-trailer-for-sale/   6:  Boat Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Trailer For Your Boat: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/boat-trailer-basics/   7:  Insider Secrets To Trading Your Boat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqQyZc4U0E   8:  How to Buy a Pontoon or Tri-Toon https://youtu.be/MfbgGMEHfMs   9:  How to Buy a Used Center Console https://youtu.be/ApWArNPhyBk   10:  How to Buy a Used Bow Rider https://youtu.be/oPbZ9blQPVM   11:  How to Buy a Used Aluminum Fishing Boat https://youtu.be/ouLO0KwHX1E
Should you buy a boat now?
Jan 6 2022
Should you buy a boat now?
In this episode of Boat Buyers Secret Weapon Podcast, Captain Matt talks About the current market conditionsShould you buy a boat now or notPredictions for the next 6 to 24 monthsAnd, much more   Links discussed in today’s episode:   The Best Boat Captain on the Water training program  www.boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/captain The Boat Buyer’s Toolkit, a free gift for listeners: BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/Toolkit  If you are a first-time boat buyer that is confused, overwhelmed and frustrated with the buying experience, the First-Time Boat Buyer’s Academy is right for you. BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/academy Own a boat but are a little stressed around the docks and other situation, check out BestBoatCaptainOnTheWater.com or www.BestPontoonCaptainOnTheLake.com   Youtube Videos to Accompany this Podcast:   1:   How To Buy A Used Pontoon Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfbgGMEHfMs   2:  How To Buy A Used Boat Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5KhxkiHV0   3:  Advice For First Time Boat Buyers (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6x0c-2g_kk   4:  Boat Loan Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97MsMqXybk   5:  Pontoon Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Pontoon Trailer: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/pontoon-boat-trailer-for-sale/   6:  Boat Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Trailer For Your Boat: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/boat-trailer-basics/   7:  Insider Secrets To Trading Your Boat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqQyZc4U0E   8:  How to Buy a Pontoon or Tri-Toon https://youtu.be/MfbgGMEHfMs   9:  How to Buy a Used Center Console https://youtu.be/ApWArNPhyBk   10:  How to Buy a Used Bow Rider https://youtu.be/oPbZ9blQPVM   11:  How to Buy a Used Aluminum Fishing Boat https://youtu.be/ouLO0KwHX1E
Talking Bass Boats and Center Consoles with Brock from Charleston SC
Dec 27 2021
Talking Bass Boats and Center Consoles with Brock from Charleston SC
In this episode of Boat Buyers Secret Weapon Podcast, Captain Matt talks with Brock, a young father who is adding a family center console to go with his Ranger bass boat  What to look for in a bass boat for fun and tournament fishingThe state of electronics, fish finders and what your really need when fishingHow an experienced boat owner went about buying a new boat type as his family changedWhat to look for in a family center console to fish and family fun on the Carolina coastAnd, much more   Links discussed in today’s episode:   Boating resources for those boating in MN lakes  https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/safety/boatwater/publications.htmlThe Best Boat Captain on the Water training program  www.boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/captain The Boat Buyer’s Toolkit, a free gift for listeners: BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/Toolkit   Get a 7-Day Pass to the US Boat Expo at USBoatExpo.com   If you are a first-time boat buyer that is confused, overwhelmed and frustrated with the buying experience, the First-Time Boat Buyer’s Academy is right for you. BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/academy   Own a boat but are a little stressed around the docks and other situation, check out BestBoatCaptainOnTheWater.com or www.BestPontoonCaptainOnTheLake.com   Youtube Videos to Accompany this Podcast:   1:   How To Buy A Used Pontoon Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfbgGMEHfMs   2:  How To Buy A Used Boat Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5KhxkiHV0   3:  Advice For First Time Boat Buyers (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6x0c-2g_kk   4:  Boat Loan Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97MsMqXybk   5:  Pontoon Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Pontoon Trailer: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/pontoon-boat-trailer-for-sale/   6:  Boat Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Trailer For Your Boat: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/boat-trailer-basics/   7:  Insider Secrets To Trading Your Boat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqQyZc4U0E   8:  How to Buy a Pontoon or Tri-Toon https://youtu.be/MfbgGMEHfMs   9:  How to Buy a Used Center Console https://youtu.be/ApWArNPhyBk   10:  How to Buy a Used Bow Rider https://youtu.be/oPbZ9blQPVM   11:  How to Buy a Used Aluminum Fishing Boat https://youtu.be/ouLO0KwHX1E
Talking Pontoons with a Recent Tri-Toon Buyer During COVID
Dec 27 2021
Talking Pontoons with a Recent Tri-Toon Buyer During COVID
In this episode of Boat Buyers Secret Weapon Podcast, Captain Matt talks with Robert a recent tri-toon owner from Dayton, Ohio about his experience The questions Robert asked himself as he bought his first pontoon boat for his family in the mid-westWhy he settled on a tri-toon vs a pontoonHow he decided on the right HP and set upAnd, much more   Links discussed in today’s episode:   Boating resources for those boating in MN lakes  https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/safety/boatwater/publications.htmlThe Best Boat Captain on the Water training program  www.boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/captain The Boat Buyer’s Toolkit, a free gift for listeners: BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/Toolkit   Get a 7-Day Pass to the US Boat Expo at USBoatExpo.com   If you are a first-time boat buyer that is confused, overwhelmed and frustrated with the buying experience, the First-Time Boat Buyer’s Academy is right for you. BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/academy   Own a boat but are a little stressed around the docks and other situation, check out BestBoatCaptainOnTheWater.com or www.BestPontoonCaptainOnTheLake.com   Youtube Videos to Accompany this Podcast:   1:   How To Buy A Used Pontoon Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfbgGMEHfMs   2:  How To Buy A Used Boat Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5KhxkiHV0   3:  Advice For First Time Boat Buyers (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6x0c-2g_kk   4:  Boat Loan Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97MsMqXybk   5:  Pontoon Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Pontoon Trailer: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/pontoon-boat-trailer-for-sale/   6:  Boat Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Trailer For Your Boat: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/boat-trailer-basics/   7:  Insider Secrets To Trading Your Boat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqQyZc4U0E   8:  How to Buy a Pontoon or Tri-Toon https://youtu.be/MfbgGMEHfMs   9:  How to Buy a Used Center Console https://youtu.be/ApWArNPhyBk   10:  How to Buy a Used Bow Rider https://youtu.be/oPbZ9blQPVM   11:  How to Buy a Used Aluminum Fishing Boat https://youtu.be/ouLO0KwHX1E
Advice from a Marine Tech Max Helms of Helms Marine Boat Expo
Nov 25 2021
Advice from a Marine Tech Max Helms of Helms Marine Boat Expo
In this episode of Boat Buyers Secret Weapon Podcast, Captain Matt talks about…   And, much more   Links discussed in today’s episode:   The Boat Buyer’s Toolkit, a free gift for listeners: BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/Toolkit   Get a 7-Day Pass to the US Boat Expo at USBoatExpo.com   If you are a first-time boat buyer that is confused, overwhelmed and frustrated with the buying experience, the First-Time Boat Buyer’s Academy is right for you. BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/academy   Own a boat but are a little stressed around the docks and other situation, check out BestBoatCaptainOnTheWater.com or www.BestPontoonCaptainOnTheLake.com   Youtube Videos to Accompany this Podcast:   1:   How To Buy A Used Pontoon Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfbgGMEHfMs   2:  How To Buy A Used Boat Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5KhxkiHV0   3:  Advice For First Time Boat Buyers (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6x0c-2g_kk   4:  Boat Loan Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97MsMqXybk   5:  Pontoon Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Pontoon Trailer: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/pontoon-boat-trailer-for-sale/   6:  Boat Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Trailer For Your Boat: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/boat-trailer-basics/   7:  Insider Secrets To Trading Your Boat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqQyZc4U0E   8:  How to Buy a Pontoon or Tri-Toon https://youtu.be/MfbgGMEHfMs   9:  How to Buy a Used Center Console https://youtu.be/ApWArNPhyBk   10:  How to Buy a Used Bow Rider https://youtu.be/oPbZ9blQPVM   11:  How to Buy a Used Aluminum Fishing Boat https://youtu.be/ouLO0KwHX1E
Boater Safety with Sea Tow Kristen and Gail
Nov 25 2021
Boater Safety with Sea Tow Kristen and Gail
In this episode of Boat Buyers Secret Weapon Podcast, Captain Matt talks about…   And, much more   Links discussed in today’s episode:   The Boat Buyer’s Toolkit, a free gift for listeners: BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/Toolkit   Get a 7-Day Pass to the US Boat Expo at USBoatExpo.com   If you are a first-time boat buyer that is confused, overwhelmed and frustrated with the buying experience, the First-Time Boat Buyer’s Academy is right for you. BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/academy   Own a boat but are a little stressed around the docks and other situation, check out BestBoatCaptainOnTheWater.com or www.BestPontoonCaptainOnTheLake.com   Youtube Videos to Accompany this Podcast:   1:   How To Buy A Used Pontoon Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfbgGMEHfMs   2:  How To Buy A Used Boat Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5KhxkiHV0   3:  Advice For First Time Boat Buyers (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6x0c-2g_kk   4:  Boat Loan Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97MsMqXybk   5:  Pontoon Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Pontoon Trailer: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/pontoon-boat-trailer-for-sale/   6:  Boat Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Trailer For Your Boat: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/boat-trailer-basics/   7:  Insider Secrets To Trading Your Boat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqQyZc4U0E   8:  How to Buy a Pontoon or Tri-Toon https://youtu.be/MfbgGMEHfMs   9:  How to Buy a Used Center Console https://youtu.be/ApWArNPhyBk   10:  How to Buy a Used Bow Rider https://youtu.be/oPbZ9blQPVM   11:  How to Buy a Used Aluminum Fishing Boat https://youtu.be/ouLO0KwHX1E
US Boat Expo Interview Jim and Stephanie Palmer Full-Time Cruisiers
Nov 25 2021
US Boat Expo Interview Jim and Stephanie Palmer Full-Time Cruisiers
In this episode of Boat Buyers Secret Weapon Podcast, Captain Matt talks about…   And, much more   Links discussed in today’s episode:   The Boat Buyer’s Toolkit, a free gift for listeners: BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/Toolkit   Get a 7-Day Pass to the US Boat Expo at USBoatExpo.com   If you are a first-time boat buyer that is confused, overwhelmed and frustrated with the buying experience, the First-Time Boat Buyer’s Academy is right for you. BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/academy   Own a boat but are a little stressed around the docks and other situation, check out BestBoatCaptainOnTheWater.com or www.BestPontoonCaptainOnTheLake.com   Youtube Videos to Accompany this Podcast:   1:   How To Buy A Used Pontoon Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfbgGMEHfMs   2:  How To Buy A Used Boat Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5KhxkiHV0   3:  Advice For First Time Boat Buyers (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6x0c-2g_kk   4:  Boat Loan Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97MsMqXybk   5:  Pontoon Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Pontoon Trailer: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/pontoon-boat-trailer-for-sale/   6:  Boat Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Trailer For Your Boat: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/boat-trailer-basics/   7:  Insider Secrets To Trading Your Boat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqQyZc4U0E   8:  How to Buy a Pontoon or Tri-Toon https://youtu.be/MfbgGMEHfMs   9:  How to Buy a Used Center Console https://youtu.be/ApWArNPhyBk   10:  How to Buy a Used Bow Rider https://youtu.be/oPbZ9blQPVM   11:  How to Buy a Used Aluminum Fishing Boat https://youtu.be/ouLO0KwHX1E
US Boat Expo Advice from President of USA Waterski
Nov 25 2021
US Boat Expo Advice from President of USA Waterski
In this episode of Boat Buyers Secret Weapon Podcast, Captain Matt talks about…   And, much more   Links discussed in today’s episode:   The Boat Buyer’s Toolkit, a free gift for listeners: BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/Toolkit   Get a 7-Day Pass to the US Boat Expo at USBoatExpo.com   If you are a first-time boat buyer that is confused, overwhelmed and frustrated with the buying experience, the First-Time Boat Buyer’s Academy is right for you. BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/academy   Own a boat but are a little stressed around the docks and other situation, check out BestBoatCaptainOnTheWater.com or www.BestPontoonCaptainOnTheLake.com   Youtube Videos to Accompany this Podcast:   1:   How To Buy A Used Pontoon Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfbgGMEHfMs   2:  How To Buy A Used Boat Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5KhxkiHV0   3:  Advice For First Time Boat Buyers (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6x0c-2g_kk   4:  Boat Loan Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97MsMqXybk   5:  Pontoon Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Pontoon Trailer: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/pontoon-boat-trailer-for-sale/   6:  Boat Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Trailer For Your Boat: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/boat-trailer-basics/   7:  Insider Secrets To Trading Your Boat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqQyZc4U0E   8:  How to Buy a Pontoon or Tri-Toon https://youtu.be/MfbgGMEHfMs   9:  How to Buy a Used Center Console https://youtu.be/ApWArNPhyBk   10:  How to Buy a Used Bow Rider https://youtu.be/oPbZ9blQPVM   11:  How to Buy a Used Aluminum Fishing Boat https://youtu.be/ouLO0KwHX1E
Conversation with an Experienced Used Boat Buyer Boat Expo
Nov 25 2021
Conversation with an Experienced Used Boat Buyer Boat Expo
In this episode of Boat Buyers Secret Weapon Podcast, Captain Matt talks about…   And, much more   Links discussed in today’s episode:   The Boat Buyer’s Toolkit, a free gift for listeners: BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/Toolkit   Get a 7-Day Pass to the US Boat Expo at USBoatExpo.com   If you are a first-time boat buyer that is confused, overwhelmed and frustrated with the buying experience, the First-Time Boat Buyer’s Academy is right for you. BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/academy   Own a boat but are a little stressed around the docks and other situation, check out BestBoatCaptainOnTheWater.com or www.BestPontoonCaptainOnTheLake.com   Youtube Videos to Accompany this Podcast:   1:   How To Buy A Used Pontoon Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfbgGMEHfMs   2:  How To Buy A Used Boat Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5KhxkiHV0   3:  Advice For First Time Boat Buyers (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6x0c-2g_kk   4:  Boat Loan Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97MsMqXybk   5:  Pontoon Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Pontoon Trailer: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/pontoon-boat-trailer-for-sale/   6:  Boat Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Trailer For Your Boat: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/boat-trailer-basics/   7:  Insider Secrets To Trading Your Boat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqQyZc4U0E   8:  How to Buy a Pontoon or Tri-Toon https://youtu.be/MfbgGMEHfMs   9:  How to Buy a Used Center Console https://youtu.be/ApWArNPhyBk   10:  How to Buy a Used Bow Rider https://youtu.be/oPbZ9blQPVM   11:  How to Buy a Used Aluminum Fishing Boat https://youtu.be/ouLO0KwHX1E
Advice from a Certified Marine Tech Carey McGinly Expo
Nov 25 2021
Advice from a Certified Marine Tech Carey McGinly Expo
In this episode of Boat Buyers Secret Weapon Podcast, Captain Matt talks about…   And, much more   Links discussed in today’s episode:   The Boat Buyer’s Toolkit, a free gift for listeners: BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/Toolkit   Get a 7-Day Pass to the US Boat Expo at USBoatExpo.com   If you are a first-time boat buyer that is confused, overwhelmed and frustrated with the buying experience, the First-Time Boat Buyer’s Academy is right for you. BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/academy   Own a boat but are a little stressed around the docks and other situation, check out BestBoatCaptainOnTheWater.com or www.BestPontoonCaptainOnTheLake.com   Youtube Videos to Accompany this Podcast:   1:   How To Buy A Used Pontoon Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfbgGMEHfMs   2:  How To Buy A Used Boat Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5KhxkiHV0   3:  Advice For First Time Boat Buyers (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6x0c-2g_kk   4:  Boat Loan Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97MsMqXybk   5:  Pontoon Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Pontoon Trailer: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/pontoon-boat-trailer-for-sale/   6:  Boat Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Trailer For Your Boat: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/boat-trailer-basics/   7:  Insider Secrets To Trading Your Boat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqQyZc4U0E   8:  How to Buy a Pontoon or Tri-Toon https://youtu.be/MfbgGMEHfMs   9:  How to Buy a Used Center Console https://youtu.be/ApWArNPhyBk   10:  How to Buy a Used Bow Rider https://youtu.be/oPbZ9blQPVM   11:  How to Buy a Used Aluminum Fishing Boat https://youtu.be/ouLO0KwHX1E
Avoid these Used Boat Scams with Caroline Mantel Boat History Report Expo
Nov 25 2021
Avoid these Used Boat Scams with Caroline Mantel Boat History Report Expo
In this episode of Boat Buyers Secret Weapon Podcast, Captain Matt talks about…   And, much more   Links discussed in today’s episode:   The Boat Buyer’s Toolkit, a free gift for listeners: BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/Toolkit   Get a 7-Day Pass to the US Boat Expo at USBoatExpo.com   If you are a first-time boat buyer that is confused, overwhelmed and frustrated with the buying experience, the First-Time Boat Buyer’s Academy is right for you. BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/academy   Own a boat but are a little stressed around the docks and other situation, check out BestBoatCaptainOnTheWater.com or www.BestPontoonCaptainOnTheLake.com   Youtube Videos to Accompany this Podcast:   1:   How To Buy A Used Pontoon Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfbgGMEHfMs   2:  How To Buy A Used Boat Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5KhxkiHV0   3:  Advice For First Time Boat Buyers (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6x0c-2g_kk   4:  Boat Loan Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97MsMqXybk   5:  Pontoon Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Pontoon Trailer: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/pontoon-boat-trailer-for-sale/   6:  Boat Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Trailer For Your Boat: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/boat-trailer-basics/   7:  Insider Secrets To Trading Your Boat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqQyZc4U0E   8:  How to Buy a Pontoon or Tri-Toon https://youtu.be/MfbgGMEHfMs   9:  How to Buy a Used Center Console https://youtu.be/ApWArNPhyBk   10:  How to Buy a Used Bow Rider https://youtu.be/oPbZ9blQPVM   11:  How to Buy a Used Aluminum Fishing Boat https://youtu.be/ouLO0KwHX1E
Young Boating Family Shares Experience with a Used Bow Rider and New Jet Boat
Nov 22 2021
Young Boating Family Shares Experience with a Used Bow Rider and New Jet Boat
In this episode of Boat Buyers Secret Weapon Podcast, Captain Matt talks with Michael from North Carolina about his experience with buying a used bow rider and new jet boat Why a jet boat was perfect for this young familyA poor experience with a used ChaparralAdvice for new boat ownersAnd, much more Links discussed in today’s episode: The Boat Buyer’s Toolkit, a free gift for listeners: BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/Toolkit   If you are a first-time boat buyer that is confused, overwhelmed and frustrated with the buying experience, the First-Time Boat Buyer’s Academy is right for you. BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/academy   Own a boat but are a little stressed around the docks and other situation, check out BestBoatCaptainOnTheWater.com or www.BestPontoonCaptainOnTheLake.com   Youtube Videos to Accompany this Podcast:   1:   How To Buy A Used Pontoon Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfbgGMEHfMs   2:  How To Buy A Used Boat Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5KhxkiHV0   3:  Advice For First Time Boat Buyers (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6x0c-2g_kk   4:  Boat Loan Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97MsMqXybk   5:  Pontoon Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Pontoon Trailer: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/pontoon-boat-trailer-for-sale/   6:  Boat Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Trailer For Your Boat: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/boat-trailer-basics/   7:  Insider Secrets To Trading Your Boat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqQyZc4U0E   8:  How to Buy a Pontoon or Tri-Toon https://youtu.be/MfbgGMEHfMs   9:  How to Buy a Used Center Console https://youtu.be/ApWArNPhyBk   10:  How to Buy a Used Bow Rider https://youtu.be/oPbZ9blQPVM   11:  How to Buy a Used Aluminum Fishing Boat https://youtu.be/ouLO0KwHX1E
Boating Lifestyles Spearfishing and Diving with Bret Whitman
Nov 1 2021
Boating Lifestyles Spearfishing and Diving with Bret Whitman
In this episode of Boat Buyers Secret Weapon Podcast, Captain Matt talks about spear fishing and diving with Bret Whitman, the host of the SpearFactor Podcast.   How Bret went from surfing, training sea lions and dolphin for the Navy to SpearFactor PodcastHow to get started spearfishingSome crazy shark stories and diving/spear fishingWhat equipment is needed to spearfishAnd, much more   Links discussed in today’s episode:   The Boat Buyer’s Toolkit, a free gift for listeners: BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/Toolkit   Get a 7-Day Pass to the US Boat Expo at USBoatExpo.com   If you are a first-time boat buyer that is confused, overwhelmed and frustrated with the buying experience, the First-Time Boat Buyer’s Academy is right for you. BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/academy   Own a boat but are a little stressed around the docks and other situation, check out BestBoatCaptainOnTheWater.com or www.BestPontoonCaptainOnTheLake.com   Youtube Videos to Accompany this Podcast:   1:   How To Buy A Used Pontoon Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfbgGMEHfMs   2:  How To Buy A Used Boat Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5KhxkiHV0   3:  Advice For First Time Boat Buyers (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6x0c-2g_kk   4:  Boat Loan Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97MsMqXybk   5:  Pontoon Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Pontoon Trailer: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/pontoon-boat-trailer-for-sale/   6:  Boat Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Trailer For Your Boat: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/boat-trailer-basics/   7:  Insider Secrets To Trading Your Boat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqQyZc4U0E   8:  How to Buy a Pontoon or Tri-Toon https://youtu.be/MfbgGMEHfMs   9:  How to Buy a Used Center Console https://youtu.be/ApWArNPhyBk   10:  How to Buy a Used Bow Rider https://youtu.be/oPbZ9blQPVM   11:  How to Buy a Used Aluminum Fishing Boat https://youtu.be/ouLO0KwHX1E
Tips for Boating on Lakes from Officer Brice Volbrecht from Minnesota DNR
Oct 27 2021
Tips for Boating on Lakes from Officer Brice Volbrecht from Minnesota DNR
In this episode of Boat Buyers Secret Weapon Podcast, Captain Matt talks with Conservation Officer Brice Volbrecht about boating safety on inland lakes Basics of boater safety and boating etiquette on lakesThe role of a Conservation Office and other DNR folks on the waterTips to ensure you enjoy your time on the water and are safe while doing soAnd, much more   Links discussed in today’s episode:   Boating resources for those boating in MN lakes  https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/safety/boatwater/publications.htmlThe Best Boat Captain on the Water training program  www.boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/captain The Boat Buyer’s Toolkit, a free gift for listeners: BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/Toolkit   Get a 7-Day Pass to the US Boat Expo at USBoatExpo.com   If you are a first-time boat buyer that is confused, overwhelmed and frustrated with the buying experience, the First-Time Boat Buyer’s Academy is right for you. BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/academy   Own a boat but are a little stressed around the docks and other situation, check out BestBoatCaptainOnTheWater.com or www.BestPontoonCaptainOnTheLake.com   Youtube Videos to Accompany this Podcast:   1:   How To Buy A Used Pontoon Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfbgGMEHfMs   2:  How To Buy A Used Boat Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5KhxkiHV0   3:  Advice For First Time Boat Buyers (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6x0c-2g_kk   4:  Boat Loan Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97MsMqXybk   5:  Pontoon Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Pontoon Trailer: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/pontoon-boat-trailer-for-sale/   6:  Boat Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Trailer For Your Boat: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/boat-trailer-basics/   7:  Insider Secrets To Trading Your Boat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqQyZc4U0E   8:  How to Buy a Pontoon or Tri-Toon https://youtu.be/MfbgGMEHfMs   9:  How to Buy a Used Center Console https://youtu.be/ApWArNPhyBk   10:  How to Buy a Used Bow Rider https://youtu.be/oPbZ9blQPVM   11:  How to Buy a Used Aluminum Fishing Boat https://youtu.be/ouLO0KwHX1E
Great Lakes Boating Tips from Officer Matt Miller of the MN DNR (Lake Superior)
Oct 12 2021
Great Lakes Boating Tips from Officer Matt Miller of the MN DNR (Lake Superior)
In this episode of Boat Buyers Secret Weapon Podcast, Captain Matt talks with Conservation Officer Matt Miller of the MN DNR about boating on the Great Lakes and other large bodies of water How boating on the Great Lakes is different than other boating experiencesBoating safety and etiquette for newer boatersThe role and goal of enforcement officers that are working your local waterwaysTips to stay safe, have fun and enjoy your boating time Tips for maintenance from a guy that puts hundreds of hours on hit motor every seasonAnd, much more   Links discussed in today’s episode:   Lake Superior Boating Information:  https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/water_access/harbors/boatingsafety.htmlAdditional MN Boating Safety Information:  https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/safety/boatwater/education.htmlThe Best Boat Captain on the Water training program:  www.boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/captain The Boat Buyer’s Toolkit, a free gift for listeners: BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/Toolkit   Get a 7-Day Pass to the US Boat Expo at USBoatExpo.com   If you are a first-time boat buyer that is confused, overwhelmed and frustrated with the buying experience, the First-Time Boat Buyer’s Academy is right for you. BoatBuyersSecretWeapon.com/academy   Own a boat but are a little stressed around the docks and other situation, check out BestBoatCaptainOnTheWater.com or www.BestPontoonCaptainOnTheLake.com   Youtube Videos to Accompany this Podcast:   1:   How To Buy A Used Pontoon Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfbgGMEHfMs   2:  How To Buy A Used Boat Without Getting Ripped Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5KhxkiHV0   3:  Advice For First Time Boat Buyers (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6x0c-2g_kk   4:  Boat Loan Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97MsMqXybk   5:  Pontoon Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Pontoon Trailer: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/pontoon-boat-trailer-for-sale/   6:  Boat Trailer Basics, How To Buy The Right Trailer For Your Boat: https://boatbuyerssecretweapon.com/boat-trailer-basics/   7:  Insider Secrets To Trading Your Boat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqQyZc4U0E   8:  How to Buy a Pontoon or Tri-Toon https://youtu.be/MfbgGMEHfMs   9:  How to Buy a Used Center Console https://youtu.be/ApWArNPhyBk   10:  How to Buy a Used Bow Rider https://youtu.be/oPbZ9blQPVM   11:  How to Buy a Used Aluminum Fishing Boat https://youtu.be/ouLO0KwHX1E