Author: Bill Matthews

Though boating trips can be a lot of fun, there are inherent risks in being hundreds of miles away from land. Unexpected situations could arise, such as malfunctioning equipment, fast-changing weather and collision with rocks. With this in mind, it’s crucial for boating enthusiasts to...

Boating in hot and humid weather can be uncomfortable and even downright unbearable. It can ruin what was intended to be a fun day out in the ocean. Instead of simply enduring the heat, there are numerous ways you can keep yourself cool aboard your...

Boating is a wonderful way to spend time out on the water. However, with rising fuel costs, boating trips are becoming more and more expensive. If you don’t want to miss out on all the water fun, there are some things you can do to...

If your dream is owning a boat, but you don't have the budget to buy a new one, your best option is to buy a second-hand boat. The problem with used vehicles is that, just like with cars, you need to have a good eye...

Kayak fishing is really taking off in Australia. The low cost of entry to a whole new world of fishing is really catching on. If you are thinking about getting into saltwater kayak fishing, this piece is for you. Make the most of your first...

Wakeboarders like myself get a bad reputation on Australia’s waterways. Many fishos and other water sports fanatics get irked by wakesurfing boats cutting up the waterways far too close to other people, creating huge swells and ruining the tranquillity of our waterways. I have heard...

If you are hiking and camping, there is the chance you will come across a stream or river. Unless it is so small you can jump cleanly across, I highly recommend taking your time. Anything can happen when crossing any size of river, especially when...

Driving at night time requires a little more attention than when driving during the day. Driving at night is more hazardous than driving during the day. This is a fact. If you are driving at night it is important to change your driving style to...

You will only have to run out of fuel or get close to running out of fuel once in your 4WD and really understand the value that long range fuel tanks offer. Long range fuel tanks allow your vehicle to hold a whole lot more...

In my experience camping, there is nothing worse than not having the rope you need when you need it. That being said, there are a variety of ropes available on the market. It is easy to get something you don’t need or find out it...