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Skippers’ Plan Getting Better Once Again


New for 2016 we are pleased to announce enhancements to the Watercraft Policies we place with AVIVA Elite Insurance: Liability coverage available up to $2 million for an additional $10. The claims-free discount is now applicable to PWC’s The standard deductible for all PWC’s is now $500 reduced from the previous $750. But the GOOD news doesn’t stop… Read More »
Drones and Boat Insurance | Skippers' Plan

Rise of the Drones


There was a new product on exhibit at the Toronto Boat Show this year that has nothing to do with boats. They go by many different names including unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), drones, and quadcopters. Quadcopters in an assortment of sizes made their debut this year and judging from the brisk sales they are a hit with… Read More »
Diesel Engine Theory Courses | Skippers' Plan

Diesel Engine Theory & Maintenance – Redux


Last year I blogged about marine diesel engine training I took in the GTA. It’s not cheap but this course and it paid for itself  in just one season and you get a great reference manual for your boat library.  The people I recommended last year really enjoyed the training provided so I’m spreading the good… Read More »
Twiggy The Water Skiing Squirrel | Toronto Boat Show

It’s Boat Show Season 2016


Happy New Year to one and all. The start of a new calendar also marks the beginning of a new boat show season.  To kick things off the Skippers’ Plan team will be at the Toronto International Boat Show at what is now called the Enercare Centre formerly the Direct Energy Centre or the National… Read More »
Boat Sharing Economy | Skippers' Plan Boat Insurance

A Cautionary Tale From The Sharing Economy


One of my staff came across a disturbing Story on Buzzfeed about a young woman’s life that is now in tatters. This is a disturbing story about renting a boat through the boat sharing website Boatbound.   It is recommended reading for anyone contemplating a boat sharing start-up in Canada or for any owner looking to use their… Read More »
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