After graduating from high school in 1998, Matt became the first mate on a 108′ custom sportfish. He traveled up and down the East Coast and spent considerable time fishing in the Keys and the Bahamas, while learning the ins and outs of yacht maintenance and mechanics. In 2006, Matt attended Maritime Professional Training Academy and received his Captain’s license. In 2008, Matt became the first mate on a 74′ sportfish, continuing to fish the mid-Atlantic, South Florida, the Florida Keys, and the Bahamas. He helped oversee the building of an 82′ sportfish which he continued to work on until 2016.
Matt joined Bluewater in 2016. During his nearly 2 decades in the boating industry, Matt has developed extensive knowledge of all aspects of boating.
In his free time, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and two young sons, boating, fishing, and enjoying the outdoors.