Tag: boating

Vacation & Staycation Safety Tips to Help Prevent Home Burglary

Planning a road trip

Although fly-away vacations will certainly be down this summer, you may still be planning a get-away to the great outdoors with a family road-trip or pleasure-cruise. But, before you pull out of your driveway or cast off of the dock, check out these tips to prevent burglary to ensure that you’ll have a happy homecoming!

Stem to Stern: Know Your Boat’s Insurance Coverage

Social Distancing & Boating

Beyond covering a boat owner in the event of theft, boat insurance policies typically provide coverage to repair a boat if it is accidentally damaged or destroyed due to a collision or because the boat struck a submerged object. Property damage to a boat caused by vandalism, a windstorm, or lightning are also covered under most boat insurance policies.

Navigating Social Distancing & Boating

Social Distancing & Boating

COVID-19 is forcing everyone to navigate uncharted waters, including boaters. Many people are wondering if they can go boating, who they can boat with, and where they can go once they leave the dock. The Safe Boating Campaign, led by the National Safe Boating Council, offers tips for practicing social distancing and safety while boating:

Boating Etiquette

Boating Etiquette

Understanding the unwritten rules of the water isn’t just about being polite. It helps keep the water safer and less stressful for everyone.

Navigating Marine Insurance Options

Boaters know that there is much more to safely operating a watercraft of any size than simply driving a car down the road—and often there is much more at stake. And so it is with marine insurance, there are numerous factors to consider when determining the optimal policy for your watercraft. The following is a list of some important factors that can influence the type of boat insurance coverage that best suits your needs.

7 Best Boating Apps

There are nautical apps for every type of boat and sailor… we’ve waded through the overwhelming offerings in both the Apple and GooglePlay stores to compile this short list of top-rated (4+stars), FREE or inexpensive (< $2.99) boating apps for you.

Personal Watercraft Coverage & Safety

  Personal watercraft are not generally covered by homeowners or auto insurance, and where they are, the coverage limits can be fairly low. You may need to purchase a specifically designed policy in order to insure these vessels. The personal watercraft policy covers:

Boating Safety Primer

There are thousands of recreational boating accidents per year. To prevent boating accidents, we offer these safety suggestions. 1. Check weather forecasts before heading out…

Boat Insurance Primer

Most companies provide limited coverage for property damage for small boats such as canoes and small sail boats or small power boats with…

Get Ready to Splash Your Craft

9 Steps to Prepare Your Boat for the Season.
The temperature is rising and it’s time to get your boat on the water. Make sure you perform these checks before you go out to avoid preventable issues.

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