Help Stop the Invasion of Phragmites


On a trip home to Toronto this summer I noticed a number of signs on Hwy 400 warning of the Phragmites Invasion.   I try to stay informed about issues that affect boaters but I had never heard of this invasive species before.   Ontario has over 400 invasive plant species and this one never hit my radar.  It has the… Read More »

Marine Assistance Program


Whether your plans include fishing with friends, sailing the open water or taking a leisurely cruise along a river, you can enjoy it all with the peace of mind knowing you have the insurance coverage you need from Aviva and Skippers’ Plan. And now, it’s our pleasure to offer you even more value through your… Read More »

Boat Insurance Deductibles and Claims


There seems to be a bit of confusion in the boating community regarding boat insurance deductibles and how they are applied if you have a claim.     How the deductible is applied is contained  in the insurance contract (i.e policy wording) and/or the declaration page of the policy.   You should be familiar with how these work… Read More »

What is your most memorable boating experience?


If you love boating then there are moments in time that mark the start of the love affair.  I consider myself fortunate to have been born into a boating family so my boating memories are from my childhood. I have a lifetime of wonderful boating experiences but a few really stand out. When I was a… Read More »

Claim Season is Officially Open


Summer finally arrived although some are still debating this fact.  For you this marks the start of the prime boating season.  For insurance companies it marks the beginning of peak claim season.  Add to that all the new boat sales and you can understand why this blog has not seen much action recently- a trend… Read More »
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