Pleasure Craft License | Skippers' Plan Boat Insurance

Welcome News for Boaters from Transport Canada


As of July 11th 2015, anyone can apply for a new pleasure craft license on-line or transfer an existing license if you purchase that boat.  This new service  is available for the general public and for boat dealers though one website. Please go to https://www.pcl-pep.snbservices.ca/1001/pubweb/default.aspx?lang=en-CA The licensing process was outdated and in need of an overhaul so… Read More »
Safe Boating Awareness Week | Skippers' Plan Boat Insurance

Safe Boating Awareness Week


May 16 – 22 is North American Safe Boating Awareness Week   This awareness campaign reminds us all to boat safely and responsibly now that we are at the beginning of boating season. This Victoria Day weekend remember the water is still very cold in most areas.  Be sure you have sufficient PFD’s on board and… Read More »

Surveys waived for boats under $30K and 30ft


Starting April 15, Skippers’ Plan clients with boats under 30 feet in length that have a  market value of under $30,000 no longer require a marine survey.   This is an initiative we requested from AVIVA Elite Insurance Company.   All that is required are photos that show the condition of the boat above and below the waterline.… Read More »

Spring Pre-Launch Checklist


Spring is finally here and we want to get your boating season off to a good start with our Pre Launch Checklist. Check the boat license/ registration. Ensure boat license or registration documents are on board before you launch. Check your safety equipment. Consult the Safe Boating Guide to ensure you have the required safety… Read More »

Skippers’ Plan Award for Claim Service Excellence


It has been said that an insurance policy is a useless piece of paper until you have a claim.  That is when you really learn how good your insurance company is.  We pride ourselves on providing excellent claim service and built our reputation over 60 years in the boat insurance business. If you have an accident… Read More »
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